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New play aims to encourage citizens to 'Practice Democracy'

Mr. Adams, a retired banker, state legislator and Vietnam veteran is talking on the phone. His powerful voice overwhelms the office he’s standing in. “The incumbent has to go,” he says. “It’s time for a change.” Mr. Adams is about to meet with two young politicians who are facing off in a party...


Government

Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal “Obamacare” would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear. Independent analysts say the latest...


Government

New play aims to encourage citizens to 'Practice Democracy'

Mr. Adams, a retired banker, state legislator and Vietnam veteran is talking on the phone. His powerful voice overwhelms the office he’s standing in. “The incumbent has to go,” he says. “It’s time for a change.” Mr. Adams is about to meet with two young politicians who are facing off in a party...


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South Ogden City contemplates future of old elementary schools lands

Club Heights Elementary School empty lot

The land where MarLon Hills and Club Heights elementary schools used to stand has been purchased by South Ogden City.


Government

Bemoaning Budget Cuts, Navigators Say Feds Don’t Appreciate Scope Of The Job

The Trump administration says many of the organizations that help people enroll in health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces don’t provide enough bang for the buck, sometimes costing thousands of dollars to sign up each customer. So, it is cutting their funding, some by as much as 90...


Government

Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As ‘Paper Tigers’

It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes. Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than the hurricanes that recently struck Florida and Houston, according to an examination of federal inspection...


Government

Last-Ditch Effort By Republicans To Replace ACA: 5 Things You Need To Know

Republican efforts in Congress to “repeal and replace” the federal Affordable Care Act are back from the dead. Again. While the chances for this last-ditch measure appear iffy, many GOP senators are rallying around a proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), along with...


Government

In Stark Contrast To ACA Plans, Premiums For Job-Based Coverage Show Modest Rise

Family health insurance premiums rose an average 3 percent this year for people getting coverage through the workplace, the sixth consecutive year of small increases, according to a study released Tuesday. The average total cost of family premiums was $18,764 for 2017, according to a survey of...


Business

Pierogis made for Broadway find new home in restaurant

NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the now-closed Broadway musical “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” are keeping enthusiasm in the show going by opening a place to serve pierogis like the ones made for show attendees. The New York restaurant is called Samovarchik and is located on the Lower...


Local

Detonation at Utah Test and Training Range source of Tuesday's loud boom

Utah Test and Training Range

HAFB detonates aged propellant and motors two to three times a week from May through October as part of an international agreement to reduce the number of ballistic missiles.


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