Lifestyle

Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

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For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...

Business

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city’s world-famous resorts. About 25,000 members...


Lifestyle

Energy wells plugged as Hawaii's volcano sends lava nearby

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out. Lava from a nearby, new volcanic vent entered, then stalled, on the 815-acre (329.8 hectare) property where the Puna...


Lifestyle

Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states

Wyoming Grizzly Hunt

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming could allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in decades when state officials vote Wednesday whether to allow as many as 22 grizzlies to be killed this fall outside Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and...


Business

The Latest: Vegas casino workers OK strike for June or later

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Las Vegas casino workers voting on whether to go on strike (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city’s world-famous resorts. Members of...


Business

Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino-hotel workers vote to authorize a strike at any

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino-hotel workers vote to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.


Food

Kidsplaining: 7 ways to eat a slice of pizza

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The fine folks at Lucky Slice Pizza shared a video on “The 7 Styles of Eating Pizza,” featuring “outstanding help from Mrs. Anderson's First Grade class at DaVinci Academy.”


Business

Airlines obey Beijing's demand to call Taiwan part of China

China Airlines Politics

SHANGHAI (AP) — British Airways, Lufthansa and Air Canada are among 20 carriers that now refer to Taiwan, the self-ruled island that Beijing considers its territory, as a part of China on their global websites, in line with Beijing’s demands that the White House called “Orwellian nonsense,” The...


Lifestyle

AP PHOTOS: Thousands join Hong Kong bun-snatching festival

APTOPIX Hong Kong Bun Festival Photo Gallery

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people flocked to an outlying island in Hong Kong on Tuesday to celebrate a local bun festival despite recording-breaking heat. A parade featured children dressed as deities floated on poles. Later, contestants in a bun-scrambling competition raced up a 14-meter (46-...


Lifestyle

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city’s world-famous resorts. About 25,000...


National

Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

Hawaii Volcano-9

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered, then...


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