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Utah Legislature 2016

Group asks lawmakers to ban animal gas chambers

About 30 Utahns lobbied lawmakers Thursday in support of bills which would prohibit animal gas chamber euthanasia.

Teen who killed 5 family members to be sentenced as juvenile

A New Mexico teenager who killed five family members should be sentenced as a juvenile, a judge ruled Thursday. Read more »

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Lawmakers advance five bills designed to save lives

Lawmakers advanced five bills Thursday, all meant to target the growing prescription painkiller epidemic in Utah. Read more »

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Bill beefing up hate crime statute passes Senate committee

A bill that would define the parameters for a hate crime and increase the penalties for it passed a Senate committee Thursday before a packed committee room. Read more »

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$100M classroom tech bill gets preliminary OK, but full funding not likely

A statewide classroom technology proposal that lawmakers say "represents years worth of work" earned preliminary approval in the Utah Legislature Thursday. Read more »

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Police investigating after body found near I-80

Police are investigating the scene where a dead body was found Thursday a short distance from I-80 a few miles northwest of Magna. Read more »

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Controversial Rocky Mountain Power bill gets committee approval

A panel of lawmakers said Thursday that Sen. Stuart Adams' SB115 — affecting oversight of Rocky Mountain Power and dealing with multiple renewable energy issues — needs more discussion... Read more »

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Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina

Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing the "establishment" label. Read more »

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Jazz's rising stars — Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto — excited for fun opportunity

The three Utah Jazz players will represent the organization during All-Star Weekend at Friday's Rising Stars Challenge. Read more »

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Utes had a hot-shooting hand in win over Washington

Utah shot 67.3 percent from the field en route to stopping a two-game skid Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center. Read more »

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Minnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State case

A Minnesota man accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiring to provide material support and resources to the militant organization, saying... Read more »

UHP trooper hit during I-15 traffic stop

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was struck as he sat in his car on I-15 Thursday morning. Read more »

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Proposed Utah law aims to swat cybercrime

A state legislator wants Utah to take on a wave of emerging cybercrime with tougher laws for making false police reports or harassing people using electronic devices. Read more »

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