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Utah residents rank air pollution as No. 1 threat to quality of life

A new survey by Envision Utah shows a significant majority of Utah residents rank poor air quality as the No. 1 threat to quality of life, threatening family, the economy and even the vibrancy of... Read more »

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Theater review: BYU stages magnificent 'Monte Cristo' premiere

The English-language world premiere of "The Count of Monte Cristo" is presented in an artfully directed, spectacular production at BYU. Read more »

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Utah lawmakers to weigh alcohol laws, public health issues

State lawmakers will hear the weird and the wonderful of Utah liquor laws from various interests groups, drinkers, teetotalers and each other this year like they do almost every legislative session. Read more »

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What should I do about my back pain?

Back pain varies so it is important to know which symptoms you need to pay attention to. Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court justice calls for criminal justice reform in State of Judiciary address

During his State of the Judiciary speech Monday, Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew Durrant requested that legislators address three distinct issues of criminal justice reform, including the... Read more »

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New House Speaker Greg Hughes urges legislators to engage in 'big, hard fights'

New House Speaker Greg Hughes urged lawmakers on the opening day of the Utah Legislature to engage in the "big, hard fights" needed to take on tough issues, including boosting gas tax revenues this... Read more »

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Bela gets second chance at life in southern Utah

A dog that made national news is now enjoying a good life here in Utah, but he still has a long way to go. The German Shephard's late owner left two choices for the executor of her will: cremate... Read more »

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Review delayed for Kearns woman accused of leaving baby in trash

A judge is delaying a decision on whether a Kearns woman is mentally fit to stand trial in the case of a newborn baby left in a trash can. Read more »

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Real Salt Lake proposes to pay for $18M soccer stadium at Fairpark

The fate of Utah's embattled state fairgrounds became more clear Monday with the agreement between the Utah State Fairpark and Real Salt Lake to build an $18 million minor league soccer stadium on... Read more »

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Lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion, health care options for Utah's uninsured

The Utah Legislature will take on Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan as it determines how to provide health insurance to the state's more than 100,000 uninsured. Read more »

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Air pollution looms as pressing issue for families and lawmakers

A number of measures addressing air quality will be introduced in the 2015 Legislature, and Gov. Gary Herbert has requested significant new funding to replace older, polluting school buses. The... Read more »

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Saratoga Springs looks to form Senior Council

Saratoga Springs is seeking between five and 10 residents ages 55 and older to help form a Senior Council. Read more »

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S.L. Mayor Becker seeks input on use-of-force issues

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is convening a series of public meetings to facilitate community discussion regarding regarding officer-involved shootings and police use of force issues. Read more »

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LDS apostle Elder David A. Bednar offers prayer over Utah Senate

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On the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature, an LDS apostle offered a blessing over lawmakers for the session. Read more »

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South Jordan City Council seeks residents for Mulligans Commission

The South Jordan City Council is currently seeking two residents to serve on a new commission. The commission will perform research and analysis and make recommendations to the city concerning... Read more »

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Deal requires Wyoming fracking trade-secret justification

A legal settlement will require petroleum companies to provide justification when they ask Wyoming regulators to withhold from the public details about the chemical products they pump underground. Read more »

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St. George hosting Winter Bird Festival

Bird-watchers will have a chance this week to see more than 100 species of birds in southern Utah's red rock country. Read more »

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Salt Lake County to join economic development network

Salt Lake County is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, according to Mayor Ben McAdams. Read more »

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Regional council seeks input on transportation plan

The Wasatch Front Regional Council is seeking input from residents on a regional transportation plan for Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties. Read more »

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Victim in Sugar House shooting identified

Police on Monday identified a man killed in a shooting Saturday evening in Sugar House. Read more »

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Mom accused of killing 6 newborns considering plea deal

Megan Huntsman, the Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing her six babies and hiding their bodies in her garage, is considering a plea deal with prosecutors after waiving her right to a... Read more »

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Concealed permit holder stopped armed robbery of Vernal restaurant, police say

A man with a concealed weapons permit stopped the armed robbery of a Vernal restaurant Sunday, according to police. Read more »

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Higher education leaders seek $337 million in state funding

Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for instructors and better services for students. Read more »

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About Utah: Utah Valley University fills a niche like no other

Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »

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Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »

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