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Judge mostly upholds federal roundup of Wyoming wild horses

A federal judge has upheld nearly every part of a contested roundup of hundreds of wild horses in western Wyoming last year. Read more »

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Pilot program would allow teachers to work year-round

Lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday to create a pilot program that would allow Utah teachers to teach year-round instead of being unemployed each summer. Read more »

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Bariatric Surgery, shedding pounds and fighting Type 2 Diabetes

Sometimes weight loss can't be achieved through dieting and exercise. Thankfully, bariatric surgery is available under the right circumstances. Read more »

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Lawmakers find common ground on changes to cellphone bill

A Senate committee approved a legislative compromise Wednesday that would allow only single-touch or voice command cellphone use while driving. Read more »

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Matthew Holland pays tribute to 'Lincoln's best speech' on 150th anniversary

Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland took to the pages of thepublicdiscourse.com to pay tribute to the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's celebrated second inaugural... Read more »

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BYU researchers study effects of pollution on blood vessels

Research on the cardiovascular effects of even moderate pollution is so robust now, it's hard to ignore. In addition to heart and lung problems, pollution is now linked to mortality rates from high... Read more »

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Becker appoints 2 people to top city leadership positions

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker Tuesday named two people to top city leadership positions. Read more »

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Blue Sky program accepting applications for renewable energy projects

Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program is accepting funding applications for renewable energy projects in Utah. Read more »

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Marco Rubio-Mike Lee tax plan rewards investors, parents, businesses

With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is signing onto an ambitious plan to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic... Read more »

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LDS Church, LGBT advocates back anti-discrimination, religious rights bill

Calling it a monumental and historic day, Utah lawmakers unveiled much-anticipated legislation Wednesday that aims to balance religious rights and protections against discrimination of LGBT people... Read more »

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Bill OK'd to provide resources for students with learning disabilities

The House Education Committee on Wednesday passed a bill that would appropriate $750,000 to create a three-year pilot program to provide training for teachers and resources to enhance interventions... Read more »

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Bill establishing water fund advances from committee

Amid some questions and criticism, a bill establishing a state water infrastructure fund — but no revenue stream — cleared the Senate Natural Resources committee. Proponents say the... Read more »

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Monarchs announce new stadium proposal in West Valley

After being unable to hammer out an agreement to build a new soccer facility at the Utah State Fairpark, the Real Monarchs have announced a new stadium proposal, signing a letter of intent to... Read more »

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Water main break, sinkhole could delay drivers through morning commute

A break in a 14-inch water line collapsed a stretch of 12300 South near State Street on Tuesday. Read more »

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House approves pay raises for governor, other elected executives

The House approved a bill Tuesday giving Utah's governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, auditor and treasurer their first significant pay increase since 2001. Read more »

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Utah Senate narrowly endorses medical marijuana bill

Though it raised serious questions, the Utah Senate narrowly endorsed a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for medicinal use. Read more »

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Wood-burning bill advances in legislative committee

A legislative committee endorsed a measure by Rep. Brad Dee, R-Ogden, that would put into Utah law the days when people can use wood-burning stoves. The measure is in response to a proposal that... Read more »

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Winter in March: Snow keeps commuters, plows busy

The storm that hit during the night and lasted into Tuesday morning dropped several inches of snow across the Wasatch Front, keeping plows busy and leading to dozens of traffic accidents. Read more »

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Bill would create task force to evaluate student testing

The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would create a task force to examine the efficiency and accuracy Utah's current testing methods. Read more »

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Utah girl dances solo 9 months after losing foot in accident

Alissa Sizemore was 7 years old when she ran into the path of a UPS truck in May 2014. Her right foot was crushed under one of the delivery truck's tires and had to be amputated. On Saturday,... Read more »

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S.L. County fears criminal justice reforms could become unfunded mandate without Medicaid fix

Salt Lake County officials worried aloud Tuesday that reforms to the state's criminal justice system under HB348 could become an unfunded mandate for behavioral health treatment if lawmakers do not also pass Healthy Utah. Read more »

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Zion National Park temporarily closes several climbing routes

Several climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons in Zion National Park are temporarily closed in order to protect these birds, which are in recovery from “endangered... Read more »

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State lawmakers trying to hammer out deal raising Utah's gas tax

Drivers would pay 5 cents more per gallon in gas tax and counties would be able to ask voters to raise sales tax for transportation projects under a proposal state lawmakers are considering. Read more »

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Teen in murder case urged friend to 'remember' story explaining blood

A bloody nose, a flurry of phone calls on the night Anne Kasprzak went missing and the alleged existence of a teenager known as "LJ" dominated the second day of a preliminary hearing for a boy... Read more »

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Report outlines Utah transportation investment needs

A report released Tuesday identified the state’s needs for more transportation infrastructure investments to address deficient and congested roads, highways, bridges and transit systems that... Read more »

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