'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Film Review Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...


Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


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Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in...


West Valley father charged after 2-year-old shoots himself

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A 2-year-old boy is expected to die after shooting himself at home in a Salt Lake City suburb.

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Review shows Davis Sheriff’s Office overtime spending booms

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Auditors are questioning the practice of 'voluntary' overtime in the Davis County Sheriff's Office.


Auction of private lunch with Warren Buffett starts Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bidding for a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett begins at the relative bargain of $25,000, but by the end of the week the price is likely to top $2 million again. The high price people are willing to pay for time with Buffett benefits the Glide Foundation, which...


WeddingWire cashes in with $350 million investment

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WeddingWire, a Chevy Chase, Maryland-based company that automates the wedding planning process, has taken on a $350 million investment designed to help it scale internationally, the firm has announced. The investment, from British private equity fund Permira, is...


Community groups to host meet and greet event with Ogden school board candidates

Ogden School Board Meeting

Four northern Utah organizations —Ogden Education, Weber County League of Women Voters, ACTION and IMAGE de Northern Utah— have come together to host a meet and greet event for candidates running in districts 2, 4 and 7.


Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...

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