Government

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early...

Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


Local

Incentivized development: Ogden officials say it's needed to spur development

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After getting the blessing of Weber County and the Ogden School District, the city is on the verge of approving another tax-payer incentivized redevelopment area.


Business

The Latest: House votes to remain in session, for now

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The House has voted to remain in session — for now at least — while a Senate vote to avert a government shutdown looms. Republican leaders planned to adjourn Friday after approving a four-week spending bill...


Government

Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown looms

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times” in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top...


Government

The Latest: VP Pence still plans trip to Middle East

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to the Middle East (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence still plans to travel to the Middle East on Friday night, despite the potential for a shutdown of the federal government. The vice president’s spokeswoman says...


Business

Dem, GOP leaders already blame each other as shutdown looms

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served...


Government

The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is addressing the anti-abortion March for Life from the White House Rose Garden. Organizers say the video address Friday makes him the first president to...


Government

Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

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WASHINGTON (AP) — He once called himself “pro-choice.” But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration’s efforts to roll back abortion rights. And though his record is mixed and a midterm election looms, abortion opponents say they have not felt so...


Government

Jon Corzine's new hedge fund eyes event wagers spurred by Trump

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Jon Corzine, who held the reins of MF Global Holdings when it collapsed, is making his comeback with a new hedge fund that’s betting the Trump administration will stir up markets. The JDC-JSC Opportunity Fund, which bears the initials of Corzine’s late son Jeffrey and his own,...


Government

Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it

Government Shutdown Blame Game

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met — who would do that? Members of both parties, it turns out. And both sides have complained loudly when the other resorted to a shutdown threat. Some of the same Republicans who claim to abhor the bare-knuckle...


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