Weber County Republicans to pick delegates, key in selecting GOP candidates

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Some candidates get signatures on petitions to secure a place on the ballot, another route for...


Weber County Attorney Chris Allred running unopposed for re-election

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The county attorney says the fact that no one is running against him “suggests I’ve done a good enough job.”


Ogden library overhaul nearly done, grand reopening set for April 4

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The Jefferson Avenue facility in the city’s core closed in November 2016 to accommodate the upgrade, sending patrons to other libraries in Washington Terrace and elsewhere.


Huge budget bill clears hurdle, nears final House vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers” cleared an important procedural hurdle Thursday as lawmakers struggled to meet a Friday deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown....


The Latest: Sweeping budget bill clears hurdle in House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 10:55 a.m. A sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers” has cleared a procedural hurdle. The...


Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The budget bill before Congress includes an update to federal law that makes clear that authorities with a warrant can obtain emails and other data held by American technology companies but stored on servers overseas. Passage of the Cloud Act probably would end a Supreme Court...


Trump to punish China on trade as US companies fear backlash

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was ready to hit China with billions of dollars in trade sanctions Thursday for stealing American technology and pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. Farmers, electronics retailers and other U.S. businesses braced for a backlash as the Chinese...


States Extend Medicaid For Birth Control, Cutting Costs — And Future Enrollment

The Trump administration is weighing whether to allow Texas to receive millions of federal Medicaid dollars for its family planning program, which bars abortion providers. The Lone Star State eliminated its Medicaid-funded family planning program five years ago when state officials said they wanted...


Last-gasp try for immigration deal fell to partisan disputes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the last bill Congress must pass this election year. That’s why bargainers from both parties were surprised when the White House tried anyway. The catch: It was bait to...


Budget deal includes wildfire disaster fund to end borrowing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the West in recent years. The bill sets aside more than $20 billion over 10 years to allow the Forest...


SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Sotomayor rapped for surfing the web

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Sonia Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday’s arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers involved in the Supreme Court case. When Chief Justice John Roberts did something similar seven...

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