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Utah Legislature continues to weigh end-of-life concerns

Utah lawmakers continued to grapple with the ethical and legal implications of so-called death with dignity legislation at a packed interim committee meeting on Wednesday. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Theresa May becomes Britain's new leader as Cameron exits

Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St., on Wednesday as Britain's new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinged with humor and regret. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Park City residents: 'We are a town, not a trademark'

An estimated 250 protesters gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday as the CEO of Vail Resort arrived for a closed-door meeting about the company's effort to legally claim the name Park City. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Keeping teachers in the classroom may bring a 'K-20 conversation'

In the midst of an intensifying teacher shortage, Utah lawmakers and education leaders are looking for ways to improve collaboration between K-12 and higher education when it comes to preparing new... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Legislature commits $10 million to new stadium at Utah State Fairpark

Lawmakers also passed bills to crack down on people caught flying drones over wildfires, and create tax breaks to lure a new Facebook data center to Utah. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Driver's license app now sends reminders, directions

The Utah Department of Public Safety and the Department of Technology Services announced the implementation of new technology aimed at making it easier to renew a driver’s license. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Cost of death penalty giving rise to competing bills

A Utah lawmaker still intends to run a bill next year to condense Utah's death penalty appeals process, even though state law enforcement officials Wednesday told legislators it's already as tight... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

A federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady's attempt to get a new hearing on his "Deflategate" suspension. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Judge considers dismissing charges against ex-Utah A.G. John Swallow

A defense lawyer implored a judge Wednesday to dismiss the charges against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow because he claims state investigators purposefully circumvented a process to... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Another step forward in development of prison site at Point of the Mountain

The Point of the Mountain Development Commission on Wednesday approved a nationwide search for consultants to come up with a plan for transforming the current site of the Utah State Prison into a... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open

Ambassadors from NATO nations met Wednesday with Russian envoys to explain decisions taken at the recent alliance summit and attempt to reduce tensions with Moscow. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Trump and family meet with Pence amid swirl of VP talk

Donald Trump and key members of his family huddled with Mike Pence Wednesday morning at the Indiana governor's mansion as the billionaire enters the final phase of his search for a running mate.... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Businesses try to keep calm amid uncertainty of Brexit vote

Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking a toll on some small U.S. businesses, with canceled tour bookings in New York and U.K. retailers cutting back their orders from... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Germany: Brexit a chance to improve EU military cooperation

Britain's decision to quit the European Union offers the bloc an opportunity to press ahead with greater military cooperation of the kind that London has long resisted, Germany's defense minister... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Italy train crash probe examines delays, antiquated control

Italian officials on Wednesday pointed to delayed, EU-financed rail improvements and the "risky," antiquated telephone alert system used in parts of Italy as possible underlying causes of a violent... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Stocks mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading

Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday after setting records the last few days. Energy companies are falling sharply along with the price of oil. Utility companies,... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Trump demands Ginsburg resign for criticizing him as unfit

Donald Trump called Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign for saying publicly that she feels he is unfit to be president. Lashing out, Trump said the 83-year-old... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Bears Ears controversy ramps up with Jewell's visit, Bishop's planned legislation

Discussion around a proposed national monument for the Bears Ears in southeastern Utah is ramping up with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's planned three-day trip to the region this week and Rep.... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Law enforcement, activists to meet with Obama at White House

President Barack Obama will quickly return to the delicate balancing act of supporting law enforcement while addressing concerns of bias from some of the communities they serve. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Cameron heads out, May comes in: Drama in British politics

David Cameron made his final appearance in Parliament as Britain's leader on Wednesday, turning the normally raucous prime minister's questions session into a time for praise, thanks, gentle... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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US wildlife workers plead guilty to poaching-related charges

Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges in the killing of a trophy-class bull elk in western Colorado, state officials said Tuesday. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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'Slugging' carpool program proposed to relieve skier traffic

Salt Lake County leaders Tuesday proposed a canyon rideshare concept to help alleviate ski season traffic congestion starting this winter. The concept would be people-driven and patterned after San... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Mosquito experts: Prison relocation plan may take some debugging

Dust storms. Soggy soil. Now the Utah State Prison relocation faces another challenge: mosquitos. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack (+videos)

At a memorial for slain police officers, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a week of deeply troubling violence has appeared to expose "the deepest fault lines of our democracy." But he... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Utah lawmakers to consider $10M for new arena at state fairgrounds

State lawmakers will consider Wednesday whether to spend $10 million to build a stadium at the Utah State Fairpark to give the Days of '47 Rodeo a permanent home and hold other events to revitalize... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Many in law enforcement feel frayed relationship with Obama

After each fatal shooting of a black man by an officer, President Barack Obama has swiftly spoken out against bad policing, giving voice to the generations of African-Americans who have found... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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GOP "dump Trump" rebels mobilize ahead of the convention

From a spartan 16th floor office they've rented just blocks from this week's preliminary meetings of the Republican National Convention, some of the GOP rebels trying to head off Donald Trump are... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Burning Man disputes $2.8M bill for federal land use permit

Burning Man organizers are disputing their $2.8 million bill from the federal government — the cost last year of hosting its popular outdoor festival in the Black Rock Desert, a national... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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What do young Americans think on top issues facing the country?

Young Americans have education and the economy at the top of their minds as they think about this year's presidential election. But their thoughts on some of the other top issues facing the country... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Sunset taking applications for justice court judge

Sunset is now accepting applications for a justice court judge to replace Judge Jerald Jensen, who will retire Jan. 1, 2017. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Lieutenant governor announces personnel changes

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has announced Mark Mitchell will serve as his office’s director of technology, coordinating with county election officials and overseeing state elections technology. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Planned Parenthood wins preliminary injunction in lawsuit against Herbert

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Planned Parenthood Association of Utah a preliminary injunction on Tuesday in the reproductive health organization's lawsuit against Gov. Gary Herbert and... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Nobel winner Malala visits world's largest refugee camp

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai was spending her 19th birthday on Tuesday visiting the world's largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as Dadaab camp faces... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks

Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Pentagon chief seeks better use of US forces in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that the decision to give U.S. commanders more authority to work with Afghan troops and strike the Taliban will maximize the use and effectiveness of... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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India PM calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises

India's prime minister called an emergency meeting Tuesday over escalating anti-India protests in Kashmir, where at least 29 people have died in clashes and hospitals are struggling with hundreds... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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What to expect as May starts untangling the UK from the EU

Home Secretary Theresa May is set to become Britain's new prime minister Wednesday when David Cameron steps down after six years at 10 Downing Street because of his defeat in the country's... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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AG Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry

Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without criminal charges, insisting Tuesday that she had no reason to reject the unanimous... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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AP EXPLAINS: Why South Sudan is again torn by fighting

An uneasy calm settled over South Sudan's capital on Tuesday after the country's leader and his top rival both demanded a cease-fire. Renewed fighting between opposing army forces has raised fears... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Convention cities adjust security plans after shootings

Rising tensions after the deadly ambush of police officers in Dallas and subsequent protests nationwide have led Cleveland and Philadelphia to adjust security plans for the national political... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Pollutants study reveals elevated levels of formaldehyde in Bountiful

An air toxics study by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality shows a Bountiful monitor recorded high levels of formaldehyde. Although formaldehyde is a carcinogen, state officials stress... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Obama to honor 5 Dallas officers shot by man out for revenge

President Barack Obama will be in a different city but still in an all-too-familiar place when he leads the nation in honoring more lives cut short by gun violence, this time five white police... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Saddle Fire evacuation order to be lifted; another drone spotted in area

Fire managers plan to lift a voluntary evacuation order affecting the Lloyd's Canyon area of Pine Valley beginning Tuesday morning as crews continue to make progress on the nearby Saddle Fire. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Sanders to back Clinton. Will supporters follow?

It looks as if Bernie Sanders is ready to back Hillary Clinton. But not all his supporters are prepared to give up revolution for realism. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Holiday expenses spark controversy in Kaysville

Sparks are flying at City Hall over money spent on Kaysville's Fourth of July celebrations earlier this month and who will ultimately end up footing the bill. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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GOP committee hears pitch for simplified platform

A Utah delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was able Monday to pitch his plan to replace the party's lengthly platform with a short statement of principles. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Dallas police had taken steps to mend rift with minorities

When Micah Johnson opened fire on Dallas police in an act of vengeance against white officers, he was attacking a department whose chief has been lauded across the country for taking bold steps to... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse was handcuffed

An inmate charged with violent crimes was handcuffed when he wrested a gun from a sheriff's deputy and killed two bailiffs at a southwestern Michigan courthouse, a sheriff said Tuesday. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love will campaign in Utah during GOP convention

Not only is Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, skipping next week's Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate, she also has decided not to go on a congressional trip to Israel. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Sheriff: 2 bailiffs, suspect dead in Michigan courthouse

Two bailiffs were shot and killed Monday inside a southwestern Michigan courthouse before officers killed the gunman, a sheriff said. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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