Students practice for earthquakes, but few Ogden schools meet seismic codes

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Lincoln, Odyssey, Heritage, Shadow Valley and New Bridge elementaries are the only school buildings in the Ogden School District to meet current seismic codes.


The Latest: Picnic shooting suspect found after plate check

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former casino dealer accused of a deadly shooting at a company picnic (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A former Las Vegas Strip casino dealer accused of a deadly shooting at a company picnic was captured in Texas after a sheriff’s deputy ran a routine...


Facing firing at a religious nonprofit because of a change of faith

Special To The Washington Post. Q: I am a layperson (not an ordained member of the clergy) working for a religious nonprofit that requires its employees to be members of the faith in good standing and to provide a reference from our clergy to prove it. In the past year, I have lost my faith and no...


Correction: Obit-Mellon story

In a story April 17 about the death of Matthew Mellon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mellon had died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Police have confirmed that Mellon died in a Cancun hotel room, not in a rehab facility. A corrected version of the story is below:...


New Medicare Perk For Diabetes Prevention Stumbles At Rollout

Several weeks ago, Medicare launched an initiative to prevent seniors and people with serious disabilities from developing Type 2 diabetes, one of the most common and costly medical conditions in the U.S. But the April 1 rollout of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, a major new benefit that...


Residents file lawsuit against UDOT's Davis County U.S. 89 expansion

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A group of Davis County residents opposing the pending expansion of U.S. 89 is suing the Utah Department of Transportation, hoping to halt construction on the major overhaul, which is slated to begin next year.


Money managers go with comfort zones over returns, survey shows

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Your money manager could be doing a better job maximizing performance. A new survey from Greenwich Associates found that many institutional investors do not consider how to get the most efficient exposure to an asset or industry when allocating capital. That’s leading them to...


`Rogue executive' led Xerox into Fuji deal, complaint claims

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Xerox Corp. was a company racked by infighting, rogue decision-making and dishonesty as it raced to sell itself to Japanese rival Fujifilm Holding Inc., according to claims detailed in new court filings. The amended complaint, filed Thursday in state court in Manhattan by...


Tech companies help pull US stocks lower in afternoon trade

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U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, placing the market on track for its first loss this week. Technology companies, makers of consumer products and health care stocks accounted for much of the slide as investors pored over the latest raft of corporate quarterly...


Qualcomm gets new deadline for NXP as China seeks remedies

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Qualcomm reapplied for approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce for its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, which demanded a July deadline for closing the deal as regulators required additional concessions to give it approval. The two companies have extended their agreement...

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