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Utah PolitiLinks: Controversial gun bill shelved; funding requests made; Hill is alive with sounds of karaoke

A controversial "constitutional carry" bill gets shelved and a look at the other action on Utah's Capitol Hill. Read more »

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Elderly man hit, killed after chasing dog into Sandy street

An elderly Sandy man was struck and killed by an SUV after he chased his dog into the street Friday evening, police said. Read more »

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Charges: Man murdered woman who had been 'showing off large amounts of money'

A man who police say was carrying $26,000 in cash when he was arrested was charged Friday with murdering a woman in her Salt Lake home last month. Read more »

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Lawmakers postpone vote over gay couples adoption bill

The House Judiciary Committee adjourned Friday without taking a vote on a bill the sponsor says is intended to ensure all married couples are treated equally in adoptions and placements of children... Read more »

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Committee OKs resolution encouraging return of Olympics to Utah

A resolution that would encourage bringing the Olympics back to Utah is one step closer to passing the Legislature. Read more »

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Making music together: Couples of Utah Symphony share their journeys of falling in love, playing in the same orchestra

Some of these four couples met after being hired by the Utah Symphony, but for those who fell in love before, landing a spot in the same orchestra was a difficult task that required risk and... Read more »

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State: EPA didn't clue in Utah on San Juan River contamination

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency posted new information on the sampling results of the San Juan River in the aftermath of the August Gold King Mine spill in Colorado. Utah water quality... Read more »

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Clearlink employees show Humane Society some love

Aaron Adams and Sarah Brown walks a dog as Clearlink employees volunteered with the Humane Society of Utah in Murray on Friday. Read more »

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Prosecutors: There's no evidence to support new murder trial for Orem man

In a lengthy memo filed Friday, prosecutors argue that no new evidence has been presented that would support a new trial for an Orem man convicted of murdering his wife. Read more »

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Stealing a quiet moment in the Capitol

Bride- and groom-to-be Allison Crandall and Jordan Nunez share a quiet moment before a photo shoot at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday. Read more »

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Bill introduced to tax e-cigarettes to pay for rural health care

A bill adding a tax to e-cigarettes that would be used to pay for rural health care needs was introduced Friday, but the sponsor acknowledges it will be a hard sell to the Utah Legislature. Read more »

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$500K Apple grant provides technology to Salt Lake school

Jackson Elementary became just the second school in the state to receive a grant from Apple Inc. as part of the nationwide ConnectED program. The $500,000 grant provides hardware, software and... Read more »

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Manti man indicted in Oregon occupation; Arizona man arrested in southern Utah

A man who allegedly belonged to the group that overtook the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon last month was arrested Thursday in southern Utah by FBI agents, the mayor of Springdale... Read more »

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Mapleton issued 74 permits for new homes in 2015

Mapleton officials announced that 74 permits to construct new homes were issued in 2015. In addition, 13 new subdivisions, totaling 88 lots, were approved. Read more »

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Statewide undergraduate research conference is Feb. 19 at U.

Undergraduate students from across the state will make presentations during the 10th Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research on Friday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of... Read more »

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Work on new I-15 interchange in Layton to force shift in traffic

As work continues on the new I-15 interchange at Hill Field Road, Utah Department of Transportation construction crews will shift all northbound traffic on the freeway to the new bridge during the... Read more »

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5 nominees announced for vacancy on Davis County Justice Court

Five nominees have been selected to fill Judge Jerald L. Jensen’s position on the Davis County Justice Court. Read more »

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Utah National Guard death benefits bill passes Legislature

A bill that would provide death benefits to members of the Utah National Guard who die while on state active duty has passed the Utah Legislature. Read more »

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BYU's first physics grad earns posthumous Grammy

BYU’s first physics graduate, known to many as the “Father of Stereophonic Sound,” is being recognized by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences at Monday’s... Read more »

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Foster Care Foundation 'to remain open' thanks to legislative help, CEO says

Utah Foster Care Foundation will "remain open," thanks to a $400,000 recommendation by budget subcommittee of the Utah Legislature, its CEO says. The funds still require the OK of the Executive... Read more »

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Charges: Man tried to take homemade bomb aboard bus

A Salt Lake man has been charged with assembling a homemade explosive device and attempting to take it aboard a Greyhound bus. Read more »

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Millcreek man found dead near Saltair was killed, police say

Police say a Millcreek man whose body was discovered Thursday near Saltair was the victim of homicide. Read more »

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Dalai Lama scheduled to speak at the U. June 21

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is scheduled to speak at the University of Utah on June 21. A planned appearance at the university and participation in the Parliament of the World's... Read more »

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Police investigating death of man found near I-80

Police are investigating the scene where a dead body was found Thursday a short distance from I-80 a few miles northwest of Magna. Read more »

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Donald Trump Jr. offers a few words about dad during stop in Utah

Republican presidential candidates are in South Carolina for the state's Feb. 20 primary. Donald Trump Jr. is in Salt Lake City and spoke about his father's run for the GOP nomination. Read more »

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Lawmakers advance five bills designed to save lives

Lawmakers advanced five bills Thursday, all meant to target the growing prescription painkiller epidemic in Utah. Read more »

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Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in China

U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart introduced a concurrent resolution Wednesday urging the federal Department of State to examine the possibility that a missing BYU student was abducted... Read more »

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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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$100M classroom tech bill gets preliminary OK, but full funding not likely

A statewide classroom technology proposal that lawmakers say "represents years worth of work" earned preliminary approval in the Utah Legislature Thursday. Read more »

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UHP trooper hit during I-15 traffic stop

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was struck as he sat in his car on I-15 Thursday morning. Read more »

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Bill beefing up hate crime statute passes Senate committee

A bill that would define the parameters for a hate crime and increase the penalties for it passed a Senate committee Thursday before a packed committee room. Read more »

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Proposed Utah law aims to swat cybercrime

A state legislator wants Utah to take on a wave of emerging cybercrime with tougher laws for making false police reports or harassing people using electronic devices. Read more »

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BLM seeking comment on proposed changes to Moab campgrounds

The Bureau of Land Management’s Moab field office is seeking public input on a proposal to alter the Kings Bottom, Moonflower and Spring Canyon Campgrounds along Kane Creek Road near Moab. Read more »

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Lehi recreation center seeking volunteers

The Lehi Legacy Center is seeking volunteers for host program in exchange for a membership to the 96,000-square-foot recreation facility, located at 123 N Center. Read more »

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Hop on down to free rabbit show at Fairpark

A rabbit show is set to be held Saturday, Feb. 20, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Utah State Fairpark’s Deseret Building. Admission is free. 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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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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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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Capitol karaoke party: Senator's son who has Down syndrome celebrates with legislators

Matt Hillyard, son of Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, comes to the hill with his father frequently and has a birthday later in the session. To celebrate, legislators, interns and others participated... Read more »

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Cheerleaders for Medicaid expansion ask Utah lawmakers to consider implications

It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah on Thursday. Read more »

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Summit County wants rewrite of Bishop's public lands initiative

How do you chart what happens on Utah's public lands? Should recreation rule? Should vast pristine areas left be untouched? What about energy development? A public lands bill to solve this is... Read more »

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Bill to alter state's guardianship laws moves to House on 6-5 vote

A bill that backers say relieves loving families of unnecessary expenses of hiring attorneys for their disabled children in guardianship proceedings is before the Utah House of Representatives.... Read more »

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9-year-old girl thrown from SUV in crash; mother cited for seat belt violation

A 9-year-old girl was injured Wednesday night when she was thrown from a vehicle in a crash. Read more »

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Faulty chimney flue starts fire in Ogden home

A fire that began in a faulty chimney flue damaged an Ogden home and displaced four people Wednesday night. Read more »

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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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West Jordan names new city attorney

The West Jordan City Council has appointed David R. Brickey as city attorney. The council selected Brickey from a pool of 30 applicants at its Feb. 10 meeting. Read more »

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7 more of the most infamous criminals in Utah history

Here are seven more of the most infamous criminals to have ravaged the place we all call home. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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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 »

Feb. 11, 2016

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