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BLM seeks comment on banning rope use at Corona Arch, Gemini Bridges

The Bureau of Land Management’s Moab field office is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment to permanently restrict rope use at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges. Read more »

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House defeats bill changing referendum deadlines

A bill that would have allowed Utahns to wait to circulate a referendum petition until after the governor takes action on legislation failed by a close vote Wednesday in the House. Read more »

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Change in alcohol permit law will save Utah embarrassment, state senator says

The Utah Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that one lawmaker says would save the state embarrassment when it comes to issuing an alcohol permit for Snowbird's annual Oktoberfest. Read more »

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Orem Library to close Feb. 15-20 for maintenance

The Orem Library, 58 N. State, will be closed Feb. 15-20 for maintenance. The library will reopen on Monday, Feb. 22. Read more »

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'It literally is saving lives,' police chief says of domestic violence intervention initiative

Three people died from domestic violence in West Valley City last year, but as many as 200 more potentially could have, the city's police chief said, offering his support for a lifesaving... Read more »

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Provo City Council's executive director resigns

Matthew Taylor has submitted his resignation, effective May 1, as the executive director of the Provo City Council. Read more »

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5600 South closure in Roy to affect HAFB gate Feb. 12-15

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists, particularly truckers, that the 5600 South entrance to Hill Air Force Base, known as the Roy gate, will be closed this weekend for nearby... Read more »

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SLCC names MLK Humanitarian Award winners

Salt Lake Community College recently selected Philip Anosike, Christine Bray and Jerri Harwell to receive the college’s Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award. Read more »

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Utah Catholics celebrate Ash Wednesday

Monsignor Joseph Mayo places ashes on Arianna Vasquez's forehead as Catholics celebrate Ash Wednesday at Juan Diego Catholic High School in Draper. Read more »

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Senate panel passes bill to remove FBI check for driver privilege cards

A bill eliminating FBI background checks from driver privilege card applications passed a Senate committee Wednesday. Read more »

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Utah PolitiLinks: Proposal to donate unused medications, opposition not end of line for medical marijuana bill

Medication was a topic of discussion at the legislature, with an advocacy group saying that HB18 would reduce access to mental illness medication and another bill proposing an avenue for unused... Read more »

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House panel to discuss bill on ending tax on feminine hygiene products (+video)

A Utah lawmaker is riding a national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products. Read more »

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New task force created to round up walkaways from prison halfway house

As law enforcement officers continued Wednesday to look for a man who allegedly rammed a police patrol car while attempting to avoid arrest, questions were again being raised about a halfway house... Read more »

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Police looking for alleged serial taco cart robbers

Unified police detectives continued looking Wednesday for a group believed to be responsible for a series of taco cart robberies. Read more »

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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan. Read more »

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'He was large, he was angry, he was bloody,' witness testifies as murder trial ordered for Bountiful man

Following detailed testimony of a violent attack on his wife's ex-husband, a Bountiful man was ordered to stand trial for murder Wednesday. Read more »

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'We're all going to go far:' Sterling Scholar hopefuls interview for next round

More than 600 Wasatch Region students across 14 categories gave interviews or performed in front of judges, hoping to learn later that they advanced to the final round of consideration in the... Read more »

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USU to host Utah Small Business Development Center Network

Utah State University was recently selected by the Small Business Administration to host the Utah Small Business Development Center Network. Read more »

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Provo Canyon semitrailer crash closes U.S. 189 to eastbound traffic for hours (+video)

Eastbound U.S. 189, the road leading in and out of the mouth of Provo Canyon, was shutdown for more more than 3 ½ hours Tuesday afternoon after a semitrailer lost control and crashed. Read more »

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LDS sister missionary from Kaysville killed in Pennsylvania crash

A sister missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died in an automobile accident Tuesday in Pennsylvania, church officials confirmed. Read more »

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Free marriage check-up clinic offered at Argosy University

Argosy University is hosting a free marriage check-up clinic in February on Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Draper campus. Read more »

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With more parents choosing not to vaccinate, Utah on brink of losing 'herd immunity'

With more and more parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, Utah's schools are at risk of losing "herd immunity" — the protection a community enjoys when roughly 90 percent of its... Read more »

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Lawmakers already looking at development of Utah State Prison site

Even though the Utah State Prison won't be relocated until after a new facility expected to be completed by mid-2020 is ready, legislation was introduced Tuesday related to developing the current... Read more »

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Biskupski retains Salt Lake City airport director

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a fourth city department director will be keeping her job: Maureen Riley, executive director of the Department of Airports. Read more »

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Legislature celebrates Utah's arts community

Performers from Repertory Dance Theatre dance during Arts Day on the Hill at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. Read more »

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Law enforcement, advocates raise united cry to expand life-saving domestic violence initiative

In the wake of compelling success stories and growing demand from communities across the state, advocacy groups and law enforcement are making a united request for legislative funds to expand a... Read more »

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Photos: Rising above the gathering smog

A thick layer of smog settles over Salt Lake County on Tuesday. Read more »

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In this case, wild horses drag them together

A cooperative management agreement struck by the Bureau of Land Management in Utah and the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration shelves a lawsuit and means certain wild horse... Read more »

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Utah lawmaker proposes studying electronic drivers' licenses

A state lawmaker is running a bill that would ask Utah's Driver License Division to study the possibility of electronic drivers’ licenses. Read more »

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Proposed Utah law would treat child prostitutes as victims, not criminals

A bill that cleared a Utah House committee Tuesday would make sure children who are exploited for sex would be treated as victims and not criminals. Read more »

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More downtown housing for Salt Lake City, this time for those in need

A $1 million state appropriation to the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund will help fund a mixed-income housing development that includes affordable housing, housing for people with disabilities and... Read more »

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2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public

Civil liberties advocates say one of two proposals to regulate police body cameras in Utah this year would give law enforcement too much leeway and would exempt videos of fatal shootings from open... Read more »

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Man charged with beating 13-year-old boy with crowbar

A 21-year-old man has been charged with beating a 13-year-old boy with a crowbar in an incident that prosecutors are calling gang-related. Read more »

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Gas prices in Utah at average of $1.83 a gallon

The AAA Fuel Gauge Report showed fuel prices in the Beehive State at $1.83 a gallon, down 21 cents from January. All Utah cities surveyed reported double-digit decreases from last month, with only... Read more »

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Driver in DUI crash that maimed 11-year-old girl sent to prison

A judge has ordered prison time for an Ogden man who pleaded guilty in a DUI crash that left an 11-year-old girl with disfiguring and debilitating injuries last year. Read more »

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Zion's 5 best short and easy hikes

The winter is perhaps the best time to explore southern Utah. Take a look at the 5 best easy hikes of Zion's. Read more »

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LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says

The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana says The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' opposition to the legislation does not necessarily doom its passage. Read more »

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Michael Cavallari died from exposure, medical examiner says

Exposure to the cold caused the death of Michael Cavallari, the Grand County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday. Read more »

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State education administrator announces resignation

Less than a year after he took the position, Scott Jones has resigned as associate superintendent for business and operations at the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »

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Many questions remain in shooting death of Riverdale mom

A Riverdale man who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend remained free Tuesday as police continued collecting evidence in the case. Read more »

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Doctors' group hosts air pollution and pregnancy seminars

The Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment is hosting a pair of seminars detailing air pollution and risks to pregnant women. The seminars, in Salt Lake City and Provo, offer information on air... Read more »

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Ex-judge asks Obama to commute sentence of Utahn he sent to prison

Former federal Judge Paul Cassell is making another attempt to have the sentence of a man he sent to prison in 2004 commuted by the president. Read more »

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2011 flooding poses lingering concerns for Weber County

Lawmakers heard a funding request for $4 million to help mitigate flood damage from 2011 in western Weber County and prevent a similar scenario in which farms and businesses were awash in water... Read more »

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Clearfield woman killed in Woods Cross rollover

A 90-year-old Clearfield woman was killed in a rollover crash in Woods Cross Monday. Read more »

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Park hosting 2 moonlight snowshoe hikes

Wasatch Mountain State Park is hosting moonlight snowshoe hikes on Friday, Feb. 19 and Friday March 18. Read more »

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Salt Lake City seeks input on east-side projects

The Salt Lake City Planning Division will host a neighborhood open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday to discuss upcoming east-side projects, including the East Bench Master Plan. Read more »

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Museum wants to take your photo for a ‘Trait Tree’

On Saturday, Feb. 13 a professional photographer will be at the West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, to take your photo for a “Trait Tree,” which will be part of special summer... Read more »

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UTOPIA hires new executive director

The UTOPIA board has hired Roger Timmerman as the organization’s executive director. Read more »

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Work set to begin on segment of Mountain View Corridor

Construction on the Mountain View Corridor from 5400 South to 4100 South will begin in earnest this spring as new outside lanes are added to the roadway. Read more »

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Multimedia storytelling can help make family history more accessible, easier to share

When multiple media sources are used together to tell a story that's passed down in a family, it become more dynamic and assumes more dimensions than words typed onto a page, said Devin Ashby, a... Read more »

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