Government

Weber commission race, sheriff contest at stake in Tuesday's primary election

MH 110816 Voting 07-6

Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Monday if they’re sent in, while in-person voting goes...

Government

Ogden looking to fund public art with utility surplus

BZ 080414 KIESEL AVE PROJECT 14-9

The city collects art money directly from its water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer utility funds.


Business

Supreme Court rules for American Express in credit card case

Supreme Court American Express

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court handed American Express a win Monday in a lawsuit over rules it imposes on merchants who accept its cards. Under their contracts, merchants who accept American Express generally can’t encourage customers to use other credit cards, even though they charge...


Business

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May

New Home Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains. The Commerce Department said Monday that new homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000, up from 646,000 in April. The South reported...


Business

Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication from GW Pharmaceuticals on Monday to treat...


Business

U.S. health regulators have approved a treatment for seizures that is the first

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a treatment for seizures that is the first prescription drug made from marijuana.


Government

Colleague cracks Sen. McCaskill's rib with Heimlich maneuver

Senator Heimlich Maneuver

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has cracked a rib of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking. A spokesman for Manchin tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that McCaskill began choking during a luncheon for Senate Democrats...


Government

The Latest: Attorney vows to keep fighting for Dassey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take Brendan Dassey’s case (all times local): 12 p.m. The attorney representing an inmate featured in the “Making a Murderer” series is vowing to keep fighting for him after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take his case. Brendan...


Government

Rx: Zucchini, Brown Rice, Turkey Soup. Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine

PHILADELPHIA — Feliciano Pagan stood at his front door when the MANNA food truck pulled up to his two-story brick row home. Pagan, 48, greeted the driver with a smile as he carried in two large bags filled with frozen dinners and fresh fruit that would last a week. Among the goods were chicken...


Government

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Supreme Court Making a Murderer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won’t weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer.” As is typical, the justices did not explain their decision declining to take the case. The justices’...


Business

Mnuchin dismisses reports of tech restrictions on China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is dismissing as “fake news” media reports that the Trump administration is readying restrictions this week on Chinese investment in American technology companies and high-tech exports to China. Mnuchin says on Twitter that reports by the Wall...


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