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Local

Thunderbirds likely to perform at Hill AFB air show

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds announced Wednesday they have resumed flying operations following the death of one of the team’s F-16 pilots.


Government

Utah measure, backed by Weber Co. high-schooler, cuts primary voting age to 17

Weber High School senior urges dark sky preservation

Weber High School student Zach Thomas lobbied for the measure while Weber County Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch said the younger people start voting, the more likely the’y’ll keep on voting.


Local

Restaurants, diners and health inspectors struggle with bug reports

Bug in food

Katha Weisenberger of Ogden says she found a cockroach in her enchilada at an Ogden restaurant. She went on a Facebook rant against the restaurant. What should you do if an insect ruins your meal?


Education

Students participating in April 20 National Walkout may be marked as truant

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At least two school districts in Northern Utah are warning students thinking of participating in the National Walkout on April 20.


Local

Celebrate Earth Day with these Northern Utah events

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Looking for ways to celebrate our planet on Earth Day? Check out these events in the Ogden area. 


Police & Fire

Ogden courthouse evacuations create lengthy backlog of cases, officials say

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Whether you are a judge, bailiff or someone with a court date, the evacuations and canceled hearings create obstacles and headaches for many involved.


Police & Fire

Police arrest 2 in connection with Ogden courthouse bomb threats

Ogden Bomb Threat suspects

Ogden Police say they have arrested two people in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Ogden courthouses.


Government

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

Congress Comey Memos

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director’s memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers. The two men bonded over the idea of a proposed leak crackdown, even sharing a chuckle over a crude joke...


Government

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

Science Says Plastics Pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world’s plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that’s not nearly enough. Australian scientists Denise Hardesty and Chris Wilcox estimate, using...


State

Police shooting victim's mental illness prompts questions

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man killed in a police shooting in suburban Salt Lake City had previous run-ins with law enforcement and claimed to have mental illness, prompting concerns Friday from a Black Lives Matter activist that police acted too aggressively. Officials with the Salt Lake City and...


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