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Education

Military kids struggle with change of schools, stress due to parent deployments

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There are hundreds of military kids — children of military personnel — in Utah, and many of these children have to see at least one of their parents be deployed, and many of them struggle to adjust to not having their parent home.


Local

Ogden Nature Center, Bicycle Collective, YCC looking for 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’d like to volunteer but don’t see something that interests you,...


Police & Fire

Driver flips car, closes Ogden Canyon Sunday morning for nearly 2 hours

Sunday Ogden Canyon crash

Police dispatchers confirmed the crash happened around 9:30 a.m., but did not have an estimated time for the road to be reopened.


State

Reno-area ski resort approved for advanced medical care

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State health officials in Nevada have authorized a ski resort to provide its own advanced medical care for emergencies on the mountain. The Nevada Department of Health Emergency Medical Services Division recently approved the advanced life support care at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe...


Business

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Film Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation “A Quiet Place” finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson’s “Rampage.” This time buzz had the slight advantage. Studio estimates on Sunday have placed “A Quiet Place,”...


State

Churches face obstacles under high Utah real estate costs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Churches looking to expand are struggling to find affordable land under Utah’s high real estate prices. Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church in Salt Lake City is among the congregations facing obstacles caused by the high cost of land, The Salt Lake Tribune reported...


Business

China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

China Auto Show

BEIJING (AP) — The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers. Auto China 2018, which opens this week, follows...


State

Sentencing set for man convicted of fatal Wyoming stabbing

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of killing a woman and stabbing another during a knife attack at a Wyoming hotel. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports 20-year-old Bradley Fairbourn, of Draper, Utah, faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced May 15....


State

Game 4s: Jazz look for 3-1 lead, Wolves aim to tie Rockets

Thunder Jazz Basketball

Russell Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, so he gets plenty of attention. Ricky Rubio just had a triple-double , earning him some time in the headlines. Donovan Mitchell has been great in his first three playoff games, so the fascination with the rookie star is only growing. It’s easy to...


Business

Chase to open hundreds of offices in US even as rivals abandon bank branches

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. America’s financial institutions have been moving away from bricks and mortar for decades, putting services online and closing less profitable branches. But at least one big bank is trying to buck the trend. JPMorgan Chase, America’s largest bank, is preparing to open...


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