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Utah Legislature 2016

Group asks lawmakers to ban animal gas chambers

About 30 Utahns lobbied lawmakers Thursday in support of bills which would prohibit animal gas chamber euthanasia.

Controversial Rocky Mountain Power bill gets committee approval

A panel of lawmakers said Thursday that Sen. Stuart Adams' SB115 — affecting oversight of Rocky Mountain Power and dealing with multiple renewable energy issues — needs more discussion... Read more »

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Chris Hicks: Academy Award rules change to address racism by embracing ageism

After being called out for a lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, the Academy has decided it's the fault of its veteran voters. Read more »

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Utah gymnastics: Samantha Partyka enjoys turnaround season

Utah gymnastics fans are seeing a different Samantha Partyka than from a year ago. Read more »

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Zion anticipating large crowds over Presidents Day weekend

Visitation at Zion National Park has increased dramatically over the past few years, especially on holidays and long weekends. And Presidents Day weekend is no exception. Read more »

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Jazz's rising stars — Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto — excited for fun opportunity

The three Utah Jazz players will represent the organization during All-Star Weekend at Friday's Rising Stars Challenge. Read more »

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Group asks lawmakers to ban animal gas chambers

About 30 Utahns lobbied lawmakers Thursday in support of two bills — HB187, which would prohibit animal gas chamber euthanasia, and a forthcoming bill that would define appropriate shelter... Read more »

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Teens get hands-on lesson in police use of force

Participants in the Pleasant Grove Police Department’s Youth Citizen’s Academy experienced two different live scenarios involving a trespassing call and a traffic stop that ended up... Read more »

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Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the... Read more »

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

Gov. Gary Herbert announced 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 will be... Read more »

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Biskupski launches search for new economic development leader

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has launched a national search to find a highly qualified director to lead the city's newly created Business and Economic Development Department. Read more »

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Checking trust fund on tax form will help overcome homelessness

Homeless services providers, government officials, advocates and a formerly homeless woman urged Utahns to contribute to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund, which helps fund services statewide... Read more »

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Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead (+video)

A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. Read more »

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