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Utah Legislation 2016

Cheerleaders for Medicaid expansion ask Utah lawmakers to consider implications

It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah on Thursday.

Darwin Day notwithstanding, evolution debate keeps, well, evolving

In 2005, a federal judge ruled that “intelligent design” — the idea that life is so complex it must have involved some sort of supernatural creator — isn’t science,... Read more »

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LDS Church News

LDS Church members in Dubai participate in interfaith conference about strengthening homes, families

More than 250 delegates gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Feb. 3 for the first World Interfaith Harmony Day, held as part of United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week. Latter-day... Read more »

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Why the government’s new dietary guidelines are so hard to digest

After two years of research and debate, the U.S. government has updated its guidelines on what Americans should eat. Here's what they say -- and why the report has so many people upset. Read more »

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2 corrections officials resign in wake of crimes by halfway house walkaways

Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that an independent review is underway in response to crimes committed by parolees who walked away from a halfway house, pledging that any "derelict" employees... Read more »

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Utah locals to compete in Boston in the Big Air Ski and Snowboard at Fenway Park

Utah locals to compete in the Big Air Contest at Boston's Fenway Park Feb. 11-12. Read more »

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Capitol karaoke party: Senator's son who has Down syndrome celebrates with legislators

Matt Hillyard, son of Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, comes to the hill with his father frequently and has a birthday later in the session. To celebrate, legislators, interns and others participated... Read more »

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Cheerleaders for Medicaid expansion ask Utah lawmakers to consider implications

It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah on Thursday. Read more »

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Summit County wants rewrite of Bishop's public lands initiative

How do you chart what happens on Utah's public lands? Should recreation rule? Should vast pristine areas left be untouched? What about energy development? A public lands bill to solve this is... Read more »

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Jay Evensen: Ask people in the Third World if vaccinations are good

The Third World is on the verge of completely eliminating preventable childhood deaths because of the widespread dissemination of vaccines, while the U.S. is on the verge of embracing disease again. Read more »

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Sports presenter joins British news show with 6 million viewers but refuses to work on Sundays

Dan Walker has joined the presenters of "BBC Breakfast," a British morning news show, on the condition of never working Sundays. Read more »

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13 locals invited to 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

Six Utes, three Aggies, three T-Birds and a Cougar were all invited to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will take place Feb. 23-29. Read more »

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Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader of a 2014 standoff with federal authorities was criminally... Read more »

 
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