News

Campus sex assault bill advances in Utah

Campus Sexual Assault Bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers approved a campus sexual assault bill despite...

Health Care

Northern Utah suicide loss survivors find community through support, hope

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“The grief, the loss and the stigma surrounding suicide makes it all really hard,” said Emily Hoerner, Utah chapter chair for AFSP. “Everyone grieves differently and so you have to figure out your own way through.”


Entertainment

North Ogden amphitheater lawsuit focus of Feb. 28 court hearing

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Residents living near the site of the project in Barker Park worry about noise and other disruptions brought on by the facility, already taking shape.


Education

Layton High, schools across Northern Utah struggling with handling of racism

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According to events made aware to the Standard-Examiner, every month since September 2017 there has been at least one event involving racial aggressions in schools, and school districts are struggling in how they handle them.


Local

Despite recent storms, local snowplow funds are stocked

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UDOT Region One budgeted $5.2 million for snow removal this year. Before Friday’s storm, only 35 percent of that money had been used so far.


Business

Trade in your luxury watch like a BMW: It's a booming business

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Luxury watch seller Danny Govberg is very busy these days with his Philadelphia-based company, even when he’s selling fewer new timepieces than he used to. That’s because his 102-year-old emporium, Govberg Jewelers, is seeing an explosion in the secondhand market, where the...


Government

Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

Congress Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump. Republican leaders have kept quiet...


Government

London business women take on old-boy clubs

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” Madeleine Albright told a fired-up Hillary Clinton rally in 2016. The damnation threat that America’s first female secretary of state issued in support of its third didn’t sway enough voters to stop another...


Business

Fat is back and premium butter makers are taking the cream

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Consumers aren’t just eating more butter, they are willing to pay more for it, a boon that’s giving outsize gains to makers of premium brands. Global retail butter sales will expand 2.9 percent to $19.4 billion in 2018, outpacing the 1.9 percent growth in sales volumes,...


Government

Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI surveillance

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked its full release, the House Intelligence Committee published a blacked out version of a classified Democratic memo aiming to counter a GOP narrative that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his...


Business

The car of the future will sell your data

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Picture this: You’re driving home from work, contemplating what to make for dinner, and as you idle at a red light near your neighborhood pizzeria, an ad offering $5 off a pepperoni pie pops up on your dashboard screen. Are you annoyed that your car’s trying to sell you...


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