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2018 summer hours, opening dates and prices for Northern Utah swimming pools

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Find out the opening dates, summer hours and admission costs for swimming pools and water parks in...

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Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges. Sen. Orrin Hatch says on Twitter that Joshua Holt has been freed. President Donald Trump tweets that it’s “good news,” and says Holt is expected to land in...


Government

Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening.


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...


Government

More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

Supreme Court LGBT Issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court’s highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Courts are engaged in two...


Business

AP Top Business News at 9:18 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...


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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

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

South Korea Koreas Tensions-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says “everybody plays games” as he’s suggesting the summit with North Korea that he suddenly called off might get back on track, rekindling hopes of progress toward halting the North’s nuclear weapons development Trump has welcomed the North’s conciliatory...


Business

Pint-sized Rhode Island taps into regional craft beer boom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont produces more craft beer per capita than any other state. Maine ranks third for breweries per capita nationwide. Boston has beer gardens across from City Hall and under an expressway. But as the high renaissance of craft beer in New England has thrived, Rhode Island...


Business

Extra police planned for Paris protest of Macron's policies

PARIS (AP) — Dozens of French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups are calling for “floods of people” at demonstrations opposing the pro-business policies of French President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of protesters were gathering in Paris on Saturday for an afternoon...


Business

Ex-Googler turn mom's money into a billion dollars

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. After Steven Yang left his coveted job at Google, he asked his mother whether he should take venture-capital money to fund his business idea. If his online consumer-electronics enterprise was a risky bet, she told him, go with the venture capitalists. But if building the...


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