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7 hit homers to the tunes of Cash at Ogden Raptors FanFest

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Johnny Cash provided the soundtrack to the 2018 Ogden Raptors FanFest on Thursday, the team’s...

Education

Ogden School District hires bond facilitator, organizes bond open house

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Zac Williams was hired to facilitate everything related to the bond initiative. He said members of the community will be able to stop by the Weber County Main Library, at 6 p.m. Tuesday to talk to district personnel and board members about what they believe is important to be included in the bond.


Politics

Ogden lawyer, S. Ogden veterans advocate vie in GOP primary for Utah House post

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Lorraine Brown and Terry Schow finished close at the GOP convention in April and the winner in the June 26 primary advances to the November general election.


Environment

'Diesel Brothers' star ordered to stop selling, building smoke-blowing trucks

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Court documents provide a glimpse into the world of truck emissions tampering. 


Government

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. The Associated...


Business

Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater

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STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — When it came time for developer Corey Burstad to find a partner for his $13.5 million hotel project in downtown Stillwater, he knew a standard chain wouldn’t cut it. The space — the former Joseph Wolf Brewery block on South Main Street — was too historic and too unusual, he...


Business

Texas man continues family tradition crafting leather goods

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DENTON, Texas (AP) — It’s silent in the small studio on the corner of Bell and Oak streets in downtown Denton, except for the scraping of metal on stone. In the same spot where his grandfather hand-tooled saddles for four decades, Clint Wilkinson, 35, silently counts each stroke of a knife across...


Business

Tyler summer camp teaches students to pilot, program drones

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TYLER, Texas (AP) — Up, up and away! One Tyler Junior College summer camp is teaching students to fly. Drones, that is. The faces of seven little campers are set in stone as they concentrate. Their tablet’s Bluetooth connects to a small drone and the whir of propellers tells them they are ready to...


Business

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

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BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines,...


Auto

GM replaces 3 Cadillac sedans with 2, invests $175M in plant

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is getting rid of three Cadillac sedans and replacing them with two new ones over the next 3½ years. The company says it’s sinking $175 million into a Lansing, Michigan, factory to make replacements for the ATS compact, CTS midsize and XTS full-size cars. The ATS won’t...


Business

Court to rule on whether voters can decide 'millionaire tax'

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court is expected to rule on whether a proposed “millionaire tax” can go before state voters in November. The Supreme Judicial Court is poised to issue its decision Monday after weighing the case for several months. The proposed constitutional amendment would...


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