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Owner to close struggling Wisebird Bookery in Ogden

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Owner Tia Varni says owning a bookstore was hard, but she wouldn’t change a moment of the...

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Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists say up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said Sunday that a lightning strike had...


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AP Top Business News at 5:17 a.m. EDT

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport Court: Gov’t violated privacy law for defrauded students Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply Trump...


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Plans to arm teachers may face big roadblock

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Kansas has a problem: It has a law allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, but almost no schools are using it because insurance companies refuse to provide coverage if they do. As EMC Insurance, the largest insurer of schools in Kansas, explained in a letter...


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Armed groups threaten Canadian-owned mine in northern Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Workers at a Canadian-own silver and gold mine in northern Mexico say they are afraid to leave the mine encampment because of threats by armed groups. A worker told The Associated Press that supposed members of an organized crime group have set up checkpoints at access points to...


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Little Rock airport considers $450M in updates over 20 years

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A reconfigured passenger terminal at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field that includes an arrival hall is the centerpiece of $450 million in capital improvements that officials at the state’s largest airport envision building over the next 20 years. The...


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Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated...


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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...


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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

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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...


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Plans to arm teachers may face big roadblock

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Kansas has a problem: It has a law allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, but almost no schools are using it because insurance companies refuse to provide coverage if they do. As EMC Insurance, the largest insurer of schools in Kansas, explained in a letter...


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AP Top Business News at 6:52 p.m. EDT

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Court: Gov’t violated privacy law for defrauded students Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers Emails show...


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