News

In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...

Health Care

This year's flu is nasty, but Utah's hospitalization rates have slowed

Flu vaccines still available and recommended

Physicians still recommend getting the flu shot if you haven’t already. 


Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


Local

By the time it's built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent

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By the time the Business Depot Ogden is built out — a milestone officials say should occur within the next 15 years — the number of employees working at the business park will grow by about 70 percent.


Environment

Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.


Business

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

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NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the...


Local

Roads to Independence, Senior Companion Program, VITA need 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...


State

Airplane work expected to bring 400 jobs to Georgia air base

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Robins Air Force Base in central Georgia will soon begin doing overhaul maintenance on the C-130 airplanes flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The work will eventually mean about 400 new jobs, The Telegraph reported . Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, commander of the Warner...


State

85-year-old man dies after fire at home near Richfield

RICHFIELD, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah’s Sevier County say an 85-year-old man has died in a house fire near Richfield. County Sheriff’s officials say the man’s 61-year-old wife was being treated at a hospital. They say Owen Kay Reynolds was unable to escape the blaze. The fire was reported just...


Business

Dealmaking accelerates as federal contractors jockey for spending

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. For the first time in a while, investors are betting big on “big government.” The federal services market has experienced a jolt of dealmaking activity in recent months as companies position themselves to capture new government spending, breathing life into a sector...


Business

'Black Panther' posts record debut for Disney superhero movie

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The epic box-office debut of “Black Panther,” the first Marvel superhero movie with an African-American in the title role, will force Hollywood to reassess the work it gives black actors and filmmakers and lead to better roles for minorities and women. The movie from Walt...


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