Google Chrome add-ons for work

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Over the past few years, I’ve seen Google Chrome overtake Microsoft’s Internet Explorer...

Police & Fire

State may demand death reports from jails, prisons

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Cindy Farnham-Stella — the mother of Heather Miller, 28, who died of a massive injury at the Davis County Jail — said she’s happy changes are being made. Families of the dead “are hopefully seeing some light,” she said.


Union Station, Senior Companion Program, CASA looking for volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more information on volunteer opportunities or to post an opportunity for your organization, call 801-625-3777 or 801-778-6897. If you are interested in volunteering and don’t see something that interests...


WSU aiming for civil discussions in response to racist flyers found on campus

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University officials are remaining optimistic that the recent racially-charged signage found on WSU’s campus will only further constructive conversations on such topics.


Retiring Dr. Donald Carpenter credited for helping thousands

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Heading an agency once slated for closure, Dr. Donald Carpenter is credited with helping thousands on the road to becoming self-sufficient in downtown Ogden. The director of the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership is retiring after 20 years with the agency.


Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There’s even a designated “safe escape” door at the nuclear-warfighting headquarters near Omaha, Nebraska,...


Business is good, but owners of firms say a tax cut could make it better

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LEBANON, Pa. - Douglass Henry, owner of packaging materials manufacturer Henry Molded Products, admits he could live without a tax cut. He’s not going to shutter his factory and lay off his 105 workers here in Amish Dutch country if Congress fails on tax reform. His...


Keystone pipeline spill injects new uncertainty into Nebraska decision

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The TransCanada oil pipeline rupture in a remote corner of South Dakota injects an unexpected element of suspense into the decision over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline due Monday at Nebraska’s Public Service Commission. The independent five-member commission...


Win and you're in: Bowl eligibility coming down to the wire

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There are 70 FBS teams that are bowl eligible — and four more spots are also accounted for. That’s because the winners of these four matchups will join the list this coming week: California (5-6) at UCLA (5-6) Colorado (5-6) at Utah (5-6) Indiana (5-6) at Purdue (5-6) Middle Tennessee (5-6) vs. Old...


Brown scores 23 points in Bradley's 70-64 victory in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Darrell Brown scored 23 points and Bradley beat Weber State 70-64 in the fifth-place game at the Island of the Bahamas Showcase on Sunday. Elijah Childs added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Braves (4-1), who had an uncharacteristically poor game on 3-point offense and...


D.C.'s economy is creating fewer opportunities for the middle class

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C., area’s economy has long had its share of inequalities. Technology is continuing to exacerbate the differences between the haves and have nots, two economic studies released in the past week suggest, as innovations in fields such as...

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