News

Apple for the Teacher 2018: Vote for the teacher you think should win

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It’s time to vote for the Northern Utah teacher you think should win our Apple for the...

Police & Fire

Mountain lion killed Tuesday night on Interstate 84 in Morgan County

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“This is a good reminder for people to watch out for wildlife when they’re on the road,” Douglass said.


Local

Just 14-years-old, this cowboy poet holds his own on the national stage

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His young age is an attention-getter in a genre most followed by cowboys older than 55, followers say. But Thatch also holds his own when called upon to perform his classic poetry.


Business

After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

Plane Accidents Flying Again

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground. Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But what follows is another kind of miracle: Many survivors manage...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a shifting rationale this past week for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and joined other Republicans in exaggerating how much simpler it will become for Americans to file their taxes next time. He also erred, though by just a hair, in claiming...


Business

When a work emergency strikes, this tool will get you out of bed

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. As the corporate world reckons with an always-on work culture, some of the world’s biggest companies are turning to a tool made by a Silicon Valley startup that automatically alerts employees to issues round-the-clock. PagerDuty Inc. got its start as a service for companies to...


Business

Old Wall Street strategies turn hugely profitable in China

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Stock pickers may have to reconsider the way they think about China. Dismissed by many as a casino after its wild boom and bust in 2015, the country’s $7.6 trillion equity market has quietly turned into a place where fundamentals matter. Chinese shares with the most attractive...


Business

Cities beat back Silicon Valley's great scooter boom of 2018

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Bird, a startup that deploys electric scooters with location trackers on city sidewalks and rents them through an app, trumpeted two weeks ago that it was bringing its service to San Francisco. The company, run by a former honcho at both Uber and Lyft, said it was determined to...


Government

NOT REAL NEWS: DeVos didn't order globes flattened

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hasn’t ordered that globes in classrooms across America be flattened, contrary to a story being shared on social media. The story on the website Alternative Science, which says it publishes satire, claims DeVos sent the order to Education...


Business

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in...


State

Advantage Utah? Jazz's Derrick Favors "100 percent" back

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Derrick Favors can find ways to impose his will, good things happen for the Utah Jazz. Favors has been quietly, albeit effectively, getting it done against the Oklahoma City Thunder, playing in the shadows of Utah rookie of the year candidate Donovan Mitchell and Jazz...


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