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Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


Weather

N. Utah valleys expected to get 4-8 inches; avalanche danger rising in mountains

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As of 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, Ogden and South Ogden have both reported receiving 2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service of Salt Lake City.


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump roars on Twitter about Russia probe

APTOPIX Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. He denied he had ever absolved Russia of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite his plentiful record of voicing doubts on that...


State

More Utah minorities sentenced to prison in 2017

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Recent data show the percentage of minorities sentenced to prison in Utah has increased more than 40 percent — up from 33 percent in 2015 when the state passed a sweeping overhaul of the justice system. The director of the state sentencing commission said the data suggest biases...


Business

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Cities Selling Diversity

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of...


Business

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

Film Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the...


Local

Roads to Independence, Senior Companion Program, VITA need volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more information on volunteer opportunities or to post an opportunity for your organization, call 801-625-3777 or 801-778-6897. If you are interested in volunteering and don’t see something that interests...


State

Airplane work expected to bring 400 jobs to Georgia air base

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Robins Air Force Base in central Georgia will soon begin doing overhaul maintenance on the C-130 airplanes flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The work will eventually mean about 400 new jobs, The Telegraph reported . Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, commander of the Warner...


State

85-year-old man dies after fire at home near Richfield

RICHFIELD, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah’s Sevier County say an 85-year-old man has died in a house fire near Richfield. County Sheriff’s officials say the man’s 61-year-old wife was being treated at a hospital. They say Owen Kay Reynolds was unable to escape the blaze. The fire was reported just...


Business

Dealmaking accelerates as federal contractors jockey for spending

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. For the first time in a while, investors are betting big on “big government.” The federal services market has experienced a jolt of dealmaking activity in recent months as companies position themselves to capture new government spending, breathing life into a sector...


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