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Firing squad's return in Utah may hasten end of death penalty, Sister Prejean says

Utah's reinstatement of the firing squad in the event drugs are not available to carry out an execution may hasten the end of the death penalty, says Sister Helen... Read more »

March 25, 2015


Philippoussis beats Agassi in "fun" tennis event at Huntsman Center

Australian Mark Philippoussis edged Andre Agassi in the finals of the PowerShares tennis event Tuesday night at the Huntsman Center. Read more »

March 24, 2015


Gov. Herbert should veto SB136

SB136 is unnecessary, because the state's Office of Debt Collection could just file a motion with the court requesting a renewal of the statute of limitations if a... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Is Gov. Herbert listening to those who oppose wood-burning restrictions?

In January 2015, residents of the Wasatch Front gathered to protest Gov. Gary Herbert's restrictions on wood burning with EPA-certified or pellet stoves. To many, it... Read more »

March 24, 2015


Gov. signs white-collar crime, 'right to try,' e-cigarette bills

Gov. Gary Herbert signed 42 bills Tuesday, including measures creating a white-collar crime offender registry, allowing people with terminal illnesses access to... Read more »

March 24, 2015


Utah brings back the firing squad, so how does it work?

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has given his stamp of approval to a law that brings back the firing squad in the only state that has used it in the past 40 years. Read more »

March 24, 2015


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