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.


AP FACT CHECK: Trump's pledge to vets on private care lags

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding out the promise of better health care for veterans through an imminent expansion of private-sector services outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system. The problem: His campaign priority remains deadlocked in Congress as his VA secretary...


Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case

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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...


Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer in the special counsel’s Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president’s team, an exit that removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist who had been molding Trump’s defense. The departure of attorney John Dowd comes...


House OKs compromise $1.3 trillion budget bill, Senate next

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer...


Trump signs order punishing China on trade

Trump Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday that paves the way for imposing tariffs on as much as $60 billion worth of Chinese imports to punish Beijing for what he said is the theft of American technology and Chinese pressure on U.S. companies to hand it over. “It is the...


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...


The Latest: Budget bill excludes money for Yucca nuke dump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 1:17 p.m. A budget bill passed by the House does not include money for work to develop and build a nuclear waste dump outside Las Vegas. President Donald Trump has proposed reviving a long-...


House intel ends probe, OKs report on Russian meddling

Trump Russia Probe Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to approve its final report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ending the panel’s probe and giving a final endorsement to their conclusion that there was no coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and...

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