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Business

Ford promises more savings as 1Q earnings rise 9 percent

Earns Ford

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive in a fast-changing marketplace. The changes include getting rid of all cars in the region during the next four years...


State

Native group decries human rights violations at Bears Ears

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Native American advocacy group is appealing to an independent expert with the United Nations Human Rights Council to order the United States to respond to ongoing human right violations it says are happening at Bears Ears National Monument. The Deseret News reported Tuesday...


State

Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination

Jazz Thunder Baskeball

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook unleashed the same fury he had in Game 4, just a little more efficiently this time. Westbrook was controlled, and he was too much for Utah. Silent and serious, the reigning league MVP scored 33 of his 45 points in the second half, and the Oklahoma City Thunder...


Government

Prosecutor on Justice's opioid crackdown favors tough tact

Justice Opioid Coordinator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Daly has heard the criticism: That the tough-on-drugs approach favored by the Trump administration is cruel, ineffective and a return to the failed policies of the 1980s. She’s not buying it. “We need to use tough prosecutions if we are going to get our way out of this...


State

Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (99) Ingles 5-11 2-2 16, Favors 2-3 6-8 10, Gobert 3-8 5-6 11, Rubio 4-14 0-2 10, Mitchell 9-22 4-4 23, O’Neale 0-3 0-0 0, Crowder 9-19 3-4 27, Jerebko 0-0 0-0 0, Udoh 1-1 0-0 2, Exum 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-81 20-26 99. OKLAHOMA CITY (107) George 12-26 8-10 34, Anthony 2-6 3-4 7, Adams 2-6 2-2...


Government

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Why not live audio from high court?

Supreme Court Travel Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is not noted for its speed or adaptability, but it moved very quickly to post a link to an audio recording of arguments over President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Less than an hour after the justices left the bench Wednesday, the public was able to listen to the...


Health Care

Costly genetic testing made possible for toddler with potential gene disorder

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Thanks to GoFundMe donations, 1-year-old Camdin Wiberg will undergo exome testing that would’ve cost his parents $10,000-$25,000.


Local

4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

TR Reddy new to Weber State University

All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Track and Field

Ogden native, Boston Marathon surprise Sellers turns focus to 2020 Olympics

2011, Sarah Callister Sellers running for Weber State University

After her surprise second-place finish at the Boston marathon, Ogden native Sarah Sellers is preparing to make a run at the 2020 Summer Olympic trials


Local

Weber Co. seeks accord with Davis Co. to join forces in economic development

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State lawmakers set aside $775,000 during the legislative session earlier this year to aid in the effort, which the Economic Development Corp. of Utah would help spearhead.


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