Government

Average homeowner would pay $27 per year more under Ogden tax increase proposal

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Ogden has the third highest property tax rate in Utah, behind only Salt Lake City and Murray.

Government

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

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WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump “hates” to see families separated at the border and hopes “both sides of the aisle” can reform the nation’s immigration laws, according to a statement from her office Sunday about the controversy. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said: “She...


Business

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

DC Primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.‘s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. Incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to glide through to the nomination with no...


Police & Fire

Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry Thompson, who’s not seeking re-election.


Government

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

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A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.


Government

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Immigration Separated Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former first lady Laura Bush says the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation’s southern...


Government

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry...


Government

FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress. A lawyer for Peter Strzok (STRUCK) told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in a letter Sunday that his client...


Government

Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump’s pick to head the government’s consumer watchdog agency. The California Democrat says she believes Kathy Kraninger, currently an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget, lacks the required...


Government

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller’s work wraps up, if he believed they were treated “unfairly.” Until then,...


Government

DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

Washington Public Schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — As recently as a year ago, the public school system in the nation’s capital was being hailed as a shining example of successful urban education reform and a template for districts across the country. Now the situation in the District of Columbia could not be more different. After...


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