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Mitt Romney calls Utah GOP move to a caucus a 'bad decision'

Mitt Romney is asking Gov. Gary Herbert and state lawmakers to make sure Utah holds a presidential primary election in 2016 despite a vote by the Utah Republican Party to switch to a caucus election. Read more »

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Hemsworth brothers, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks take on "Charlie bit my finger"

Jimmy Kimmel you've done it again! You thought you'd seen drama, but you've never seen anything like this sibling rivalry, complete with an all-star cast. Check out the original YouTube... Read more »

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More than just Spock: 8 non-Star Trek movies/TV shows to remember Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy was no one-trick pony. Here are eight of his most memorable movies and TV shows outside of "Star Trek." Read more »

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Utah Senate rejects bill to prohibit anonymous campaign donations

A bill that would restrict anonymous campaign donations failed in the Utah Senate on Wednesday. Read more »

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Bill clarifying parental rights in education gets OK from Senate

A bill giving further clarity to parents' right to opt their children out of testing and excuse them from school was approved by the Utah Senate on Wednesday. Read more »

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Bill to allow voting 'selfies' passes Utah Senate, awaits governor approval

The Utah Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would grant Utahns the lawful right to snap 'selfies' with their voting ballot. Read more »

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Bill to boost countable ballots passes Utah Senate, awaits governor's signature

A bill to help maximize countable Utah voter ballots passed through the full Utah Senate on Wednesday. Read more »

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3 State School Board bills advance, 2 fail as partisan debate continues

Three legislative packages advanced and two failed Tuesday and Wednesday as lawmakers continued the debate on how Utah's State School Board members should be vetted. Read more »

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This week in history: Stalin's death played out like comic opera

On March 5, 1953, Josef Stalin died several days after suffering a severe stroke. Ironically, those who found him initially refused to call for a doctor, as the regime was in the middle of a... Read more »

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Senate advances bill to improve juvenile drug and alcohol correctional system

A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday that would require Utah courts to provide treatment and offer more options for minors who repeatedly violate drug or alcohol laws rather than simply... Read more »

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Man critical after crashing into I-15 wall, leaping off barrier

Police are trying to determine what caused a man to crash the car he was driving into a freeway barrier, then leap to the pavement below. Read more »

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Colorado man charged following 120 mph chase in Moab

A Colorado man is facing felony charges following a police chase in Moab that reached speeds of 120 mph, according to jail records. Read more »

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Bill proposing more math for high school students moves to House

Lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would introduce new math requirements to help high schoolers be ready for college and a career when they graduate. Read more »

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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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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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