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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.


Real Salt Lake ends Sounders' unbeaten streak at 13

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night. Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both stopping Clint Dempsey’s attempts, to preserve Real...


Ogden immigrants worry after Trump axes DACA, say U.S., not Mexico, is home

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Clarissa and Gisela came to Utah when they were kids, brought from Mexico by their parents. DACA helped them forge a place here, now their future is uncertain, though they maintain hope. 


Housing project with hundreds of apartments, townhomes could come to N. Ogden

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A plan to build the highest-density housing project North Ogden has ever seen along Washington Boulevard is gaining momentum.


Anything but sheepish: Herding dogs train, flourish in Plain City

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All it takes are a few whistles and these expert sheep dogs in Plain City are ready to work.


West Bountiful teen helps cancer patients through through 4-H goat project

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One girl’s auctioning off two goats at the Davis County and Utah State fairs garnered much support from donors, allowing her to collect $3,200 for a family with a boy fighting cancer. The family shared those funds with other cancer patients through toys and gifts. 


US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed...


Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first year, the Smithsonian’s new black museum has become the nation’s top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience — and leave behind for posterity — the highs and lows of African...


Cantwell, Garrett lead Weber State to 41-3 win over UC Davis

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Stefan Cantwell threw for three touchdowns and Treshawn Garrett scored on a 98-yard run to help Weber State beat UC Davis 41-3 on Saturday night. Cantwell was 7-of-11 passing for 205 yards, Rashid Shaheed had three receptions for 163 yards — including a 67-yard touchdown — and...


EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund...


McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

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WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected. Looking at the twilight of his career and a grim cancer diagnosis, the Republican senator from Arizona who prides himself on an...

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