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Judge Dee Benson stands by ruling in oil and gas lawsuit

A federal judge has decided he will not revisit arguments raised in a lawsuit brought by some rural Utah counties and three energy companies over oil and gas leases... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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Federal judge blocks polygamous sect's land sale

A federal judge has blocked the sale of assets held in a polygamous church's communal land trust while he decides whether the faith's constitutional rights have been... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2010


Salt Lake man going to prison for illegally dumping toxic waste

A man who abandoned leaking drums of toxic chemicals on a Salt Lake street four years ago will be going to federal prison. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2010


Colorado man pleads guilty in Indian artifacts trafficking case

SALT LAKE CITY — A Colorado man nabbed in a federal sting operation last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to dig up Native American antiquities in southern... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2010


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