News

Ogden immigrants worry after Trump axes DACA, say U.S., not Mexico, is home

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Clarissa and Gisela came to Utah when they were kids, brought from Mexico by their parents. DACA...

Recreation , Real Estate

Study: Ogden trailheads help real estate prices take a hike

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Weber State University economics professors found buyers are willing to spend a little more to be close to trails in Ogden, paying a premium between 0.4 percent to 1.9 percent for each minute less in driving time to a trailhead.


Technology

UTOPIA eyes expansion of fiber-optic network to Kaysville

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The UTOPIA network serves Layton and Centerville, among other Utah locales, competing with incumbents like CenturyLink and XFINITY.


Transportation

Farmington group seeks more funds to minimize West Davis Corridor disruption

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The limited-access roadway would abut land earmarked for conservation west of Farmington, and residents there want to make sure enough money is in the project budget to protect the terrain.


Education

WSU's engineering building ranked No. 1 funding priority for legislature

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Weber State University’s planned engineering building is to be the No. 1 facilities priority for the Utah State Board of Regents during the 2018 Legislative Session.


Business

Push for all-American cars will kill American jobs, auto suppliers say

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The car you drive might come from Detroit. But the rearview mirror could be a product of China. The speaker could be Japanese. The dashboard camera? Potentially Korean. The Trump administration is arguing that the international anatomy of our vehicles is killing...


State

Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects

A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on projects to improve Main Streets around the U.S. Twenty-five cities from Seattle to Miami are vying for funding to preserve or improve theaters, parks, landmarks and other venues in downtowns, historic neighborhoods and cultural districts. One...


Business

Iran says OPEC must address rising Libya, Nigeria oil output

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. OPEC’s commitment to cutting production to clear a global glut is working, but the group needs to address rising output from Libya and Nigeria, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. Compliance with the output cuts is “acceptable,” Zanganeh told reporters Sunday in...


Business

Abe calls snap election in Japan, readies $18 billion package

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll dissolve the lower house of parliament on Sept. 28 for a general election as he announced an $18 billion economic package. At a press conference Monday, Abe unveiled a slew of economic measures including more education spending. He...


Government

Medicaid Has A Bull’s-Eye On Its Back, Which Means No One Is Entirely Safe

When high levels of lead were discovered in the public water system in Flint, Mich., in 2015, Medicaid stepped in to help thousands of children get tested for poisoning and receive care. When disabled children need to get to doctors’ appointments — either across town or hundreds of miles away —...


Government

Everyone Says We Must Control Exorbitant Drug Prices. So, Why Don’t We?

Of all the promises President Donald Trump made for the early part of his term, controlling stinging drug prices might have seemed the easiest to achieve. An angry public overwhelmingly wants change in an easily vilified industry. Big pharma’s recent publicity nightmare included thousand-percent...


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