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Lawmakers talk strategy on Utah's public lands war with federal government

As Utah continues on to gain control of lands from the federal government, a wide array of strategies loom.

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »

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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

JERUSALEM — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained... Read more »

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Running again? Mitt Romney tells Hugh Hewitt that 'circumstances can change,' but no

During an appearance on Hugh Hewitt's nationally syndicated radio program Tuesday, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that "circumstances can change," but that he's not... Read more »

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Winning plaintiffs in 3 states want Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case

Three states so far have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the legality of same-sex marriage, and the plaintiffs in each case who won in lower courts want the same thing. Read more »

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Judge postpones ruling in Park City Mountain Resort land dispute

Third District Judge Ryan Harris declined Wednesday to issue a ruling on the amount of a bond Park City Mountain Resort must pay its landlord to continue operations through the upcoming ski season.... Read more »

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10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

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A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »

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11 family friendly cars

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Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »

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UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces,... Read more »

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Afghan presidential candidates pull out of audit

Afghanistan's troubled presidential election was rocked by more turmoil on Wednesday as both candidates vying to succeed Hamed Karzai pulled their observers out of a ballot audit meant to determine... Read more »

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Report: Iran redesigning reactor as part of deal

Iran's nuclear chief said Wednesday that workers have begun redesigning its nearly completed Arak heavy water reactor to limit the amount of plutonium it can make as part of the country's interim... Read more »

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Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense... Read more »

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DABC struggles with law allowing liquor license sales

State alcohol regulators are grappling with the first applications under a new law that allows liquor licenses to be bought and sold on the open market. Read more »

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Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S.... Read more »

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Salt Lake Chamber honors business leaders, chamber contributors

The Salt Lake Chamber recognized area business leaders and companies Tuesday in a tribute to past, present and future contributions to the state. Read more »

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Court allows Utah more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case. Read more »

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UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

A rebel commander shot down a U.N. helicopter Tuesday in rural South Sudan, said a government spokesman. Read more »

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Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine's separatist east. Read more »

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Report: No proof veterans died because of delays

The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a... Read more »

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US surveillance planes fly over Syria

The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant... Read more »

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UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their... Read more »

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Navajos to reduce list of 17 presidential hopefuls

Navajos are narrowing down a list of 17 candidates hoping to become the next president on the country's largest American Indian reservation. Read more »

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Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

For years, it was “the Wild West” of real estate scams. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Should you take a store up on its credit card offer?

Store credit cards may offer some tempting perks, like 20 percent off your purchase when you apply for a card at the cash register. I've given in to such a deal at least once. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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