In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

Gender Designation Bill Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...


Ogden-area ski resorts pleased with weekend snow, upcoming storms

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Weber County ski resorts celebrating weekend snowfall and a potential turnaround after the January visitor shortfalls that led to lift closures.


Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Podcast: Controversies swirl at future landfill near Great Salt Lake

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“Out Standing in a Field” podcasters Benjamin Zack and Leia Larsen drove across the Union Pacific Railroad Causeway, visited the site of the future landfill and surveyed the construction of its first waste cell.


The Latest: Students, parents make emotional appeals on guns

School Shooting Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and guns (all times local): 5 p.m. Students and parents are delivering emotional appeals to President Donald Trump to act on school safety and guns after last week’s school shooting. Andrew Pollack, the father of slain Florida student Meadow...


Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 25,267.99 Low: 24,792.99 Close: 24,797.78 Change: —166.97 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2701.33 —14.93 NYSE Index: 12,695.53 —67.82 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7218.23 —16.08 NYSE Amer Composite: 2494.37 —15.36 Russell 2000 Index: 1531.84 +1.84 Wilshire 5000...


Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

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U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday, erasing an early gain, as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields. Bond yields climbed to their highest level in four years after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting. The minutes showed bullish sentiment...


Trump hears wrenching tales at school violence meeting


WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students with quavering voices and parents shaking with anger appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect American school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump sat rapt...


Disney workers accuse company of withholding their Trump tax cut bonuses

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Disney World puppeteer had to miss his sister’s wedding in West Virginia. He had to skip his family reunion in the Dominican Republic. But after President Donald Trump signed a tax law last December slashing corporate rates, his employer announced it would offer...


Plan to repeal death penalty in Utah passes first vote

Death Penalty Repeal

A Republican state lawmaker's plan to repeal the death penalty in deep-red Utah has cleared its first test


Utah Legislature passes resolution honoring Sen. Orrin Hatch

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s Legislature unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday honoring retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch. The resolution declared the day “Orrin G. Hatch Day” in honor of Hatch and his 40-plus years in the U.S. Senate. The Republican senator was at the state Capitol during the...

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