News

It's Cyber Security Awareness Month. So take steps to protect your information

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“While there is no fail-safe way to protect your financial accounts online, it seems safer to...

Health Care

Recovered addicts open sober living center to pay it forward

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The individuals involved in launching a small sober living complex near the corner of 30th Street and Harrison Boulevard are proof that life can shine again after the dark days of addiction.


Transportation

Ogden mulls providing $100,000 to Allegiant Air to help market new flights

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The airline company launched service from Ogden to Los Angeles on Oct. 5 and is set to start flying to Las Vegas next month.


Education

Ogden schools' enrollment drop might be due to charter schools, officials say

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Ogden School District has 455 fewer students this year than it did last year — a drop district officials believe is due to the increasing popularity of the city’s charter schools.


Local

Officials say I-84 interchange in Mountain Green needs to be replaced — and soon

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The present configuration of one of Interstate 84's busiest Utah interchanges isn't cutting the mustard, according to local elected officials and Utah ski industry insiders.


Real Estate

Home sellers need to be motivated

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Every year it happens at least once. Some years it occurs up to three times. For many, it can result in symptoms that include rapid heart rate, tingling or numbness in the extremities, or even difficulty in breathing. I’m not talking about the winter air inversions; those happen far more...


Business

GE sinks as deeper slump forces new CEO to slash profit outlook

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. General Electric slashed its 2017 profit forecast as its new boss grapples with one of the deepest slumps in the beleaguered manufacturer’s history. The revision underscores the severity of the challenges facing Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who took over Jeffrey...


Business

Apprenticeships, long common in blue-collar industries, are coming to white-collar office

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Andrew Skelnik grew up in what he calls a “strong blue-collar background” in Chicago. His father was an electrician, his uncle was a carpenter and his first job out of high school was in the mailroom of a printing plant, where he worked his way up to become a pressman....


Business

Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump’s sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they’ve muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades. The GOP on Thursday narrowly...


Business

Never mind Brexit, missiles or hurricanes: earnings are fine

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Companies around the world faced hurricanes, the U.K.‘s messy divorce from the European Union and ominous missile tests by North Korea in the third quarter. As investors await earnings reports over the coming weeks, the challenge will be to ignore all that. Look past the hand-...


Government

Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top lawmaker even threatening subpoenas. The White House defended the slow pace of information, saying an investigation would eventually offer...


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