News

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...

Education

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.


Local

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.


Local

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...


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.


Government

Trump era sparks fresh 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 are well-practiced procedures for ensuring U.S. nuclear weapons are ready for a presidential launch...


Business

Saudi Arabia is set to be a commodities player

(c) 2017, Bloomberg View. Saudi Arabia is on its way to becoming a meaningful influence on global commodity prices. It doesn’t produce a broad array of raw materials like the U.S. or China, and it’s not a consumer on the scale of its neighbor, the United Arab Emirates. Yet the economic and...


Business

Cheese and bourbon may face backlash from U.S. solar tariff

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. If President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels, Wisconsin cheese and Kentucky whiskey may pay the price. U.S. duties on imported solar equipment would almost certainly prompt challenges from China, South Korea and other nations at the World Trade Organization, trade...


Business

Airlines have your personal data, and they're using it

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Airlines are really good at some things-like people movement, aircraft maintenance, and keeping passengers safe. They’re also experts at collecting vast mountains of customer data, including what sorts of credit cards and computers you use, how often you fly, and where and how...


Business

Soon you may be renting your work clothes

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Jennifer Hyman, the chief executive and co-founder of Rent the Runway, has vast ambitions for the fashion rental service she co-founded in 2009. In the beginning, the company offered shoppers clothing choices they couldn’t afford to buy, enabling everyday Americans to sprinkle...


State

Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear

PHOENIX (AP) — Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple...


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