Government

Brent Chugg selected as temporary mayor of North Ogden

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The new mayor will fill in for Brent Taylor, who will soon deploy to Afghanistan with the U.S. Army.

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Government

In Wisconsin, Hopes Rise For Production Of A Lifesaving Radioactive Isotope

JANESVILLE, Wis. — In a cornfield here, past the shuttered General Motors plant and the Janesville Terrace trailer home park, a facility not seen in the United States in three decades could soon rise: a manufacturing plant that will make a vital radioactive isotope used to detect cancer and other...


Government

Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust...


Government

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

Congress Budget Battle News Guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration...


Business

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Trump Panama Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump’s hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. Trump Hotels is contesting its firing, and its staff ran off a team of Marriott executives invited last month to visit the...


Government

GUEST COMMENTARY: Is it appropriate for mental health professionals to diagnose a

Maybe it’s time America’s psychiatrists reconsider their Goldwater Rule. The Goldwater Rule simply states that psychiatrists shouldn’t diagnose the mental health of a public figure unless they’ve personally examined the person. Naturally, if any public figures have sought mental health treatment,...


Government

City Council to discuss community policing plan, Nifong and Forum improvements

A proposed resolution directing the city manager to develop a strategy to implement community-oriented policing is one of the big-ticket items on the Columbia City Council’s agenda Tuesday night. The council also will hold a public hearing on a plan to spend more than $12 million to rebuild...


Government

EDITORIAL: Greitens avoids tough issues and focuses on the easy stuff in State of the

Is it possible to sidestep the ongoing drama over Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ extramarital affair and whether he can survive in office to talk about something at least as important? Dare we say it: We’re going to talk about issues. More specifically, we’re going to talk about all the issues that...


Government

EDITORIAL: Greitens and Trump — the Thelma and Louise of American politics

If they ever created a “Thelma and Louise” award for most spectacular launch into the political abyss, Gov. Eric Greitens and President Donald Trump would surely be the hands-down winners. They are both first-time politicians who astounded their more experienced opponents and won election to office...


Government

MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments

MLK Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.‘s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries during a meeting last week and expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway. Martin Luther King III...


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