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Committee endorses bill on air quality rules

A Senate committee approved a measure that would allow Utah to pass rules that are "different" from the federal government when it comes to air quality. The measure had Republican support and now... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Bill would place limits on splitting school districts

Lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would implement financial safeguards for when school districts split, keeping revenues in line with costs. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Utah Senate panel approves bill restricting young people from smoke shops

A Senate committee gave preliminary approval to a bill Monday to prohibit Utahns under age 19 from entering specialty smoke shops without a parent or legal guardian. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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House leaders counter Healthy Utah, question need for 'ceremonial' hearing on Guv's plan

With nine working days left in the 2015 Legislature, House leaders on Monday offered new details of their more limited counter proposal to Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Medical marijuana debate to be continued, while new poll shows strong support

An anticipated debate on medical marijuana fizzled in the Utah Senate on Monday when the bill sponsor's fast-talking pitch left little time for questions from his colleagues. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Bill to simplify prosecution of child trafficking passes Senate committee

A Senate panel supported a bill Monday that would streamline the prosecution of child trafficking . Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Bill would create STEM education partnership in southern Utah

Lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would appropriate $410,000 to Southern Utah University and $306,000 to Dixie State University in ongoing funds to collaborate with public schools to promote... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Photo album found at thrift store returned to veteran’s family

A veteran's old photo album that was found at a West Valley City thrift store is now back in the hands of his family. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Utahns react to death of former Salt Lake Mayor Deedee Corradini

A funeral service will be held Monday, March 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, Salt Lake City. A reception follows from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Log Haven, 6451 E.... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Fiery crash kills 1, causes major freeway delays

A West Valley man was killed in a fiery crash Monday that caused hours of delays for I-15 motorists. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Erin Stewart: A bossy mom and a fun dad and how I'm trying to change that

When my daughter told me I was bossy and her dad was fun, it was time for me to take a look at our family dynamics. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Orem man dies when car hits pole

Police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed an Orem man early Monday. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Bill eliminating statute of limitations in child sexual abuse cases passes House

The Utah House unanimously passed HB277 Monday, which would eliminate the statute of limitations for lawsuits against perpetrators of child sexual abuse. Victims packed the House gallery urging the... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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House panel OKs bill altering Count My Vote compromise

A House committee gave preliminary approval to a bill Monday that would unravel parts of last year’s Count My Vote compromise. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Hearing begins to determine fate of teen charged with murdering girlfriend

Just short of three years to the day that the body of 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak was found in the Jordan River, the preliminary hearing for the teenager accused of beating her to death began Monday. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Mentor to Brandon Mull, James Dashner chose morality, LDS Church over mafia

David Farland overcame a rough childhood to become a writer, a mentor to some of the most well-known authors in the world and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Utah assails Obama's Clean Power Plan

A resolution opposing President Obama's Clean Power Plan is winding its way through the Utah Legislature and likely will pass. Some state legislatures are saying any plan to cut emissions will be... Read more »

March 1, 2015

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Street signs showing action more effective, study shows

A research team from the University of Michigan and Brigham Young University recently completed a study showing street signs with an active icon are more effective at alerting drivers of road... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Can you really die of a broken heart?

Dr. John Ryan discusses how an emotionally broken heart affects physical health. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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