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Facebook news feed changes: How to make sure you don't miss local news

Facebook news feed changes

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Weber State

Charles Wight leaves legacy of positive support for Weber State athletics

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On the same day Weber State University President Charles Wight announced his resignation, he and his wife, Victoria, were at the Dee Events Center to watch the men’s basketball team in their contest against Sacramento State.


Local

Former Utah Jazz stadium seating coming to Ogden rodeo

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The northside grandstands at Ogden Pioneer Stadium soon will feature former Utah Jazz arena seats.


Local

Riverdale landslide continues to chew its way toward homes

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Another 10 to 20 feet of residents’ backyards has been lost in the last week-and-a-half.


Government

Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing

Budget Battle-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans awoke Saturday to learn that quarreling politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington...


Government

Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama

Trump One Year Photo Gallery

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of “American carnage.” A forceful rollback of his predecessor’s achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours. In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure, casting aside norms...


State

Police seek shooting suspect in area south of Salt Lake City

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Unified Police in the southwestern fringe of the Salt Lake City metro area are searching for a suspect who shot a driver, stole his car and exchanged gunfire with an officer Saturday. Residents in the search area in Herriman and Riverton are being asked to lock their doors,...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump disdained jobless rate, now loves it

Trump One Year Photo Gallery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today’s unemployment rate. He’d be calling the whole thing a “hoax.” Trump raised a red flag about declining jobless numbers during his campaign, so as to deny President Barack...


Business

Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payouts

Jamestown Power Towers

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A big change is looming on the horizon near Jamestown Island, site of Britain’s first permanent settlement in North America: 17 transmission towers — four nearly as tall as the Statue of Liberty — are set to rise to help meet Virginia’s growing energy appetite. But not everyone...


State

Hardaway scores 31, Knicks topple Jazz 117-115

Knicks Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. had his best game Friday night since returning from a leg injury that sidelined him for more than a month. The New York Knicks needed all of it, too. Hardaway scored 31 points as the Knicks rallied for a 117-115 victory over the Utah Jazz. “I think...


Business

As bitcoin sinks, crypto bros party hard on a blockchain cruise

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of bitcoin was hovering comfortably above $13,500. By the time their 1,020-foot-long ship pulled into Thailand on Wednesday, for an afternoon of...


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