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Education

Ogden's, Weber's black teachers persevered through challenging careers

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When asked if she believes she helped pave the way for other African-American teachers in her district, Charlene Wilson hesitated.


Local

LunaFest and International Fly Fishing film festivals coming to Ogden

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The International Fly Fishing Film Festival and the all-women LunaFest make their way to Northern Utah this weekend for a good cause.


Agriculture

Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming not be forgotten.


Local

Bill would apply Utah's open-container alcohol laws to motorized bicycles

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After Utah was penalized for failing to comply with federal law, a new bill aims to amend the state code related to electric-assisted bicycles.


Education

Weber, Ogden school districts preparing for gun violence protests, walkouts

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OSD wants to collaborate with students who plan to participate, according to the district’s Public Information Officer Jer Bates.


Environment

Promontory Point landfill withdraws permit to take out-of-state waste

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Owners of a landfill site on Promontory Point near the Great Salt Lake have withdrawn their permit application that would allow them to accept out-of-state waste.


Police & Fire

Former Weber State employee booked on charge of misusing public money

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James Ervin Owens, 44, was booked Wednesday evening in Weber County Jail on one charge of forgery, a third-degree felony; one charge of misuse of public money, a third-degree felony; and theft by deception, a class A misdemeanor.


Government

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and his business associate. The filing adds allegations of tax evasion and bank fraud and...


Business

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

Health Overhaul New Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all. Called “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal Thursday from the Center for American Progress, or CAP, would provide a path toward...


Business

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

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One student was teased about being a “brown, bald lesbian.” Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and “partying like rock stars.” Just days after...


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