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Utah 'ready, willing and able' to host Olympics, lawmaker says

A state lawmaker wants the world to know Utah is "ready, willing and able" to host the Winter Olympics again.

Utah PolitiLinks: Proposal to donate unused medications, opposition not end of line for medical marijuana bill

Medication was a topic of discussion at the legislature, with an advocacy group saying that HB18 would reduce access to mental illness medication and another bill proposing an avenue for unused... Read more »

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House panel to discuss bill on ending tax on feminine hygiene products (+video)

A Utah lawmaker is riding a national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products. Read more »

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New task force created to round up walkaways from prison halfway house

As law enforcement officers continued Wednesday to look for a man who allegedly rammed a police patrol car while attempting to avoid arrest, questions were again being raised about a halfway house... Read more »

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Change in alcohol permit law will save Utah embarrassment, state senator says

The Utah Legislature has passed a bill that one state senator says would save the state embarrassment when it comes to issuing an alcohol permit for Snowbird's annual Oktoberfest. Read more »

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Former Weber State guard Damian Lillard named finalist for U.S. Olympic basketball team

USA basketball announced Wednesday that Portland Trail Blazer and former Weber State guard Damian Lillard has joined the list of finalists for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. The 2016... Read more »

Sports

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Gov. Chris Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to end his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after a disappointing finish in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Read more »

U.S. & World

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Utah's Booker, SUU's Killebrew lauded for pro potential by NFL draft expert Mike Mayock

NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock listed Utah running back Devontae Booker and Southern Utah safety Miles Killebrew among the top five prospects at their respective positions for this year's NFL draft. Read more »

Sports

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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan. Read more »

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Utah 'ready, willing and able' to host Olympics, lawmaker says

A state lawmaker wants the world to know Utah is "ready, willing and able" to host the Winter Olympics again. Read more »

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Shared LDS faith strengthens bond between 2 Utah men featured on A&E's new weight-loss show

JJ Peterson and Ray Stewart had never met, but the two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints instantly felt a bond. Read more »

Faith

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Report: Zion National Park has $70M maintenance backlog

A report shows that Zion National Park is about $70 million behind on maintenance work, while continuing to see a record number of visitors. Read more »

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A black and white Valentine’s Day: Romantic movies from the past

From hilarious mistaken identities to love that lasts beyond the grave, these romantic films from the 1930s and 1940s can help imbue the spirit of romance into the Valentine’s holiday. Read more »

Family

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