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Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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AP source: Clinton's choice for VP to be announced Friday

Hillary Clinton will introduce her running mate Friday, seeking to snatch attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke says he plans to run for US Senate

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an avowed white supremacist, announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Rupert Murdoch vows Fox News without Ailes is still Fox

Fox News Channel is minus founding leader Roger Ailes but not its direction, Rupert Murdoch vowed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Trump's closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

In the swirl of balloons and cheers of the masses, Donald Trump finally had his Rocky moment after a rocky convention, and now Democrats are eager to step up for their own spectacle. Hillary... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegation tours Ralphie's house

Matt Holton has a photo taken with a leg lamp as Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the house featured in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story” before attending the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Kaine emerges as a favorite in Clinton's VP search

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has emerged as the leading contender to join the Democratic ticket as Hillary Clinton's running mate, according to two Democrats, who both cautioned that Clinton has not... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Hundreds of demonstrators gather on convention's last day

Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland's Public Square ahead of the last night of the Republican convention Thursday, and police on bicycles and on foot fanned... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Live at the GOP convention: Donald Trump ready to accept nomination

Reporter Lisa Riley Roche and photographer Jeffrey Allred are live at the Republican National Convention. Follow the events of the final day at the convention live. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Tooele County School District will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the district office, 92 Lodestone Way. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Herriman adopts new rules for detached structures, fences, landscaping

Three new ordinances have been adopted that may affect residents planning to install fences, build detached structures or install landscaping. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Cruz: Not supporting candidate who wages personal attacks (+video)

A night after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about Donald Trump Thursday, saying he is not a "servile puppy dog" and vowing not to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's moment: Speech to close GOP convention's final day

Three long days of attacks on Hillary Clinton, floor fiascos and testaments to Donald Trump have come and gone, and now the big moment of the Republican National Convention has arrived. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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17 arrested in flag-burning melee outside GOP convention

Police arrested 17 people Wednesday after a melee broke out during a flag-burning in the streets outside the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, igniting thunderous boos from furious... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas development, potash mining in Moab area

The Moab area is an outdoor recreation mecca, but it is also home to a rich array of mineral resources, including potash deposits, and vast oil and gas reserves. The Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Local government board fostered 'culture of excess,' state audit shows

Board members for a little-known local governments' insurance co-op treated themselves to high-end restaurants, fancy hotels, golf and major league baseball games at taxpayer expense, a new state... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump speechwriter apologizes for Melania Trump's speech

A speechwriter for Donald Trump's company said Wednesday she made a mistake and apologized for using passages from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech in the Republican party convention speech delivered... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Ohio Mormon offered invocation at Republican National Convention

A member of the Kirtland Ohio Stake presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the invocation Wednesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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No sign of Trump endorsement, but plenty of Cruz ambition

Sen. Ted Cruz's Texas-size political ambitions will be on full display Wednesday as the primary runner-up delivers a prime-time convention speech, but holds off on a full-throated endorsement of... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's party: What to watch on GOP convention's third day

The 2016 Republican National Convention is now officially Donald Trump's convention. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friends recall slain officers as residents gather to mourn

Across this city, shocked residents gathered Tuesday in churches, at community vigils and a motorcycle rally to offer support for the law enforcement community and the three officers who were slain... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Site search for new homeless shelters still 'wide open'

Salt Lake City leaders Tuesday discussed recommended criteria for the two future homeless shelters in Salt Lake City and the challenges the city will inevitably face when those sites are proposed... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Jordan board calls for special bond election in November

The Jordan School District’s Board of Education has unanimously approved a resolution calling for a local special bond election on Nov. 8. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Delegation pushing bill to honor centennial of JFK's birth

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is spearheading an effort to honor the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth next year. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Audit: Ex-employee embezzled $67K from Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

A former employee of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind spent more than $67,000 in donated and state funds on personal purchases from 2012 to 2016, then took steps to conceal the transactions,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Utah pledges all votes to Cruz after Trump becomes official nominee for president

Donald Trump has become the official Republican nominee for president Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Controversy and chaos erupt during RNC’s opening day. Here’s what Twitter is talking about

The Republican National Convention’s first day was a mess, with chaos, controversy and, well, potential plagiarism. Here's how it all went down. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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New center a 'triage unit' for front-line policing in Rio Grande neighborhood

Relief for the embattled Rio Grande neighborhood is on the way in the form of a new Community Connections Center intended to assist people experiencing homelessness, city officials announced Tuesday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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IOC explores legal options on banning all Russians from Rio

With just over two weeks until the opening ceremony, Russia still doesn't know whether its athletes — all or even some — will be competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It may all... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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