News

Box Elder tax increment program for biofuels company is on hold

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Box Elder County made ready to help a biofuels company’s expansion plans. But four years...

Politics

Weber Co. Commission hopefuls Couts, Froerer hammer Ebert on property tax hike

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The issue has emerged as a hot topic in the race. The three Republicans face off in the June 26 primary.


Local

Best way to get to the 2018 Warriors Over the Wasatch air show? FrontRunner

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With nearly 500,000 people expected at Hill Air Force Base this weekend for the air show, officials are urging travelers to use public transportation.


Politics

Democrats Weiland, Castillo focus on access, health care in U.S. House race

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The winner in the June 26 primary for the 1st District seat faces GOP incumbent Rob Bishop and two others in the Nov. 6 general election.


Local

Traffic-reducing I-15 crossing to open Monday, help with Layton's boom economy

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The Layton Midtown Crossing is set to open June 25. According to Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders, a ceremony will be held prior to the opening, at 10:30 a.m. Monday near the parking lot of the Tinseltown theater, 720 W. 1500 North.


Police & Fire

'Seconds mean lives': Salt Lake FBI office hosts active shooter simulation

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Local FBI agents held an active shooter training drill for members of the media at their field office in Salt Lake City on Monday. The training simulation displayed just how quickly shooting situations can transpire.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commissioner Seat A

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Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for the Davis County Commissioner Seat A. 


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B

Davis Commission B web only

Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B. 


World

Summer drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortage

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LONDON (AP) — A British trade group says there’s a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association, says the shortage is due to...


Business

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Voice Assistant Banking

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Alexa, what’s my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near...


Business

Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

Sports Betting

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tuesday night’s New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game had to exceed 29. “I lived in Vegas 20 years...


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