News

Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

Local

Advisory: Mercury levels elevated in brown trout at Causey Reservoir

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Be careful fishing at Causey Reservoir in Weber County — it’s been added to Utah’s Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory list.


Local

Gas prices jump another 5.1 cents in Ogden area

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Average gas prices in Ogden rose 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.99 per gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 160 gas outlets in Ogden.


Education

Ogden School District appoints principals, recruits Davis schools administrators

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Rich Nye, Ogden School District superintendent, appointed Thursday, April 19, 11 new principals and assistant principals in eight elementary schools, two high schools and one junior high school.


Local

Project to bring congestion to I-215, Legacy and Redwood Road

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Motorists in a hurry should probably avoid Interstate 215 and the Legacy Parkway for the next several months.


Government

Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Weighing withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians “restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they’ve ever had before.” Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in the...


Business

US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it has issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part...


Business

Analysis: Facebook's hand-picked watchdogs gave it high marks for privacy even as the

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Facebook’s mishandling of its users’ personal information prompted stiff penalties from the U.S. government in 2011 -- including a requirement that the social giant submit to regular privacy checkups for the next two decades. However, Facebook got to hand-pick its own...


Business

Major milestones loom everywhere for global markets in flux

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. With all the focus on the 10-year Treasury yield, it’s easy to overlook the tumult that may await global investors across other asset classes. The U.S. government’s decade-long borrowing costs crossed the 3 percent threshold for the first time in four years on Tuesday. That’s...


Business

Amazon CEO faces Berlin protest from Merkel's coalition partner

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Amazon.com’s Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will face protests against the company’s tax policy and treatment of workers when he collects an award in Berlin on Tuesday. Andrea Nahles, the newly elected leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, the junior partner in...


Business

Stocks give up an early gain; 10-year yield hits 3 percent

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes gave up an early gain Tuesday, but smaller and more domestically-focused companies are rising. Investors are applauding strong first-quarter results from companies including heavy machinery maker Caterpillar and appliance maker Whirlpool. Bond yields...


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