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Small plane makes emergency landing on Utah freeway

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say there were no injuries when a small plane made an emergency landing on a major freeway. Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Andrew Battenfield says the single-engine plane went underneath an overpass in Ogden on Saturday either before or after landing and collided...


Government

US still preparing for Trump-Kim summit should it take place

South Korea Koreas Tensions-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House team is heading to Singapore this weekend as previously planned to prepare for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader, a further sign that the meeting Trump called off might get back on track. Trump on Friday welcomed the North’s...


Business

Egypt's top court orders temporary suspension of YouTube

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension for one month of video-sharing website, YouTube, and others sharing a video found to be insulting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed. The Supreme Administrative Court’s ruling on Saturday dismisses appeals against a similar 2013 ruling, including...


Education

2018 free summer lunch program dates and locations

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Northern Utah kids don’t have to go hungry during the summer.


Education

Ogden schools score below average on graduation and third-grade literacy rates

BS 101216 Refugees School 16-10

Schools that fall within Ogden City limits have a higher absenteeism rate than the average of the 500 largest U.S. cities and a third-grade reading proficiency and graduation rate lower than that average, the dashboard shows.


Business

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

Vintage Denim

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West. The 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co. blue jeans, which failed to sell at auction in 2016, now have a new owner somewhere in...


Business

AP Top Business News at 11:25 a.m. EDT

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers Maritime...


Business

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

EPA Pruitt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and promote...


Government

Restless days and sleepless nights: Spelling bee takes toll

Spelling Bee

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s little downtime for the dozen or so spellers who make it to the primetime finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Once they get through the morning finals, which can last 4 hours or more, the remaining spellers are swarmed by relatives, reporters — and Scripps...


Business

Bus service cut, flights canceled during strike in Brazil

Brazil Truckers Protest

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers’ strike enters its sixth day. Brazil’s public security ministry issued a statement Saturday saying that about 20 percent of more than 500 areas where...


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