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Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

Immigration Abuse Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims against the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile...


Government

Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

Trump Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a “force for good” in the administration, remained silent for days as the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumed the White House. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday,...


Politics

Weber Co. Commission hopefuls Couts, Froerer hammer Ebert on property tax hike

Weber County commission

The issue has emerged as a hot topic in the race. The three Republicans face off in the June 26 primary.


Politics

Democrats Weiland, Castillo focus on access, health care in U.S. House race

Weiland castillo

The winner in the June 26 primary for the 1st District seat faces GOP incumbent Rob Bishop and two others in the Nov. 6 general election.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commissioner Seat A

Davis Commission Seat B web only

Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for the Davis County Commissioner Seat A. 


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B

Davis Commission B web only

Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B. 


Education

School safety commission wants 'red flag' bill, mandated mental health reporting

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The 11 recommendations were split into three groups and categorizing based on the support each received in the commission.


Business

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. The Trump administration has turned to a little-used weapon in...


Business

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

EPA Water Containment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than once realized, according to a government report released Wednesday. The...


Government

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

Brexit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7 p.m. An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings won’t be immediately...


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