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Ogden Raptors: Grandson of former Dodgers draft pick takes next step in Ogden

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Jacob Amaya grew up a Dodgers fan, due to location and his grandfather, Frank Amaya. He’s one...

Business

Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

DETROIT (AP) — Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas. The companies announced the collaboration in a statement on Tuesday. They said that any alliance would not involve cross ownership...


Government

Trump signs 10 millionth patent for Raytheon employee

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Raytheon Co. employee from California who found a new way to get real-time readings from large laser radars now holds the nation’s 10 millionth patent. The White House says President Donald Trump signed the patent Tuesday for Joseph Marron of Manhattan Beach. Large laser radars...


Government

Administration Eases Way For Small Businesses To Buy Insurance In Bulk

Small employers will more easily be able to band together to buy health insurance under rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration, but the change could raise premiums for plans sold through the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplaces, analysts say. The move loosens restrictions on so-...


State

Romney reports $2M raised ahead of US. Senate primary

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U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney raised nearly $2 million for his campaign in the past two months, giving him a large financial edge on his Republican opponent in the Utah primary, records show.


Business

Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

DETROIT (AP) — Business leaders are condemning the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally. The Business Roundtable, a lobbying group that includes the CEOs of Walmart Inc., General Motors Co., Boeing Co. and Mastercard Inc.,...


Government

Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons called on President Donald Trump’s administration Tuesday to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position over his “lack of empathy” for immigrants. The appeal comes as the president faces mushrooming outrage...


Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh worries over trade

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The Dow Jones industrial average is closing with its sixth straight loss Tuesday as worries about a U.S.-China trade dispute hit stock indexes around the globe. The Dow is down 287 points, or 1.1 percent,...


Business

Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s family is involved in a land deal in his Montana hometown with the head of an energy services giant that does business with the Interior Department, according to records and interviews Tuesday. The Zinkes’ dealings with Halliburton chairman...


Business

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s new health insurance option offers lower premiums for small businesses and self-employed people, but the policies are likely to cover fewer benefits. Another caveat: if healthy people flock to the new plans as expected, premiums will rise for those who...


Business

As a business, your costs are up. What about your prices?

Small Business Pricing

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not just your electric bill that’s going higher — all types of expenses are rising for small businesses as inflation grabs hold across the economy. That has owners more likely to raise their own prices than at any time in the last decade. Should you be among them? The...


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