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Man accused in BYU gropings accepts diversion agreement

Accused BYU groper Nathan Eric Fletcher, 23, accepted a diversion agreement Tuesday that will lead to the dismissal of two counts of sexual battery, a class A misdemeanor, as long as Fletcher... Read more »

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Marc Jenson claims he advised investors early on of his criminal history

In his second day testifying in the fraud case against him, Marc Sessions Jenson described the steps he took to ensure potential investors knew of his run-in with Utah state law. Read more »

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Bill would increase incentives for early high school graduation

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase the incentives and resources for students to graduate early from high school through Utah's Centennial Scholarship program. Read more »

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Index indicates Utah economy thriving

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 4.1 points to 113.4 in January, rising above 110 for the second time in three months and signifying that Utah's economy is thriving. The... Read more »

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Anti-capital punishment group protests firing squad bill

About 20 members of Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty gathered on the steps of the Capitol on Tuesday to protest a bill that would bring back the firing squad as an execution option for... Read more »

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Bill seeks to improve civic engagement among students

The Senate Education Committee recommended a bill for Senate approval Tuesday that would require students to pass a citizenship test before they can earn a high school diploma. Read more »

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Wyoming panel weighs bill to allow guns on school campuses

A Wyoming legislative panel is set to consider a bill to allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds and into public meetings. Read more »

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House committee approves new rules for Idaho oil and gas

Idaho lawmakers on a House committee have approved rules involving the state's nascent oil and gas industry. Read more »

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Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to Hollywood

One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Read more »

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Business community supports tax increases for schools, roads

A group of Utah business leaders Tuesday said it's time for lawmakers to invest in both education and transportation, even if that means increasing taxes. Read more »

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Volunteers needed for Raptor Inventory Nest Survey

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking volunteers for the annual Raptor Inventory Nest Survey in eastern Utah. People who enjoy hiking and viewing birds are encouraged to apply. Read more »

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State history division recognizes LDS Church for help with records

The Utah Division of State History has recognized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' History Department for efforts in for creating Utah bibliography and category records. Read more »

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Granite District hosting career, technical education open house

The Granite School District's Career and Technical Education staff will host an open house for students and their families to learn about courses available in the district. Read more »

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Senate committee passes bill to beef up liquor law enforcement

A bill that would divert fines from alcohol violations to the Utah Attorney General's Office for increased enforcement cleared a Senate committee Tuesday. Read more »

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Dog that captured national attention euthanized after discovery of fast-growing cancer

A dog that made national news after his late owner left the executor of her will the choice to cremate the dog or send him to Best Friends Animal Society, was euthanized Sunday after fast-growing... Read more »

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Former Ogden drug cop charged with drug distribution

A former Ogden police officer once assigned to drug investigations has been charged with allegedly distributing drugs himself. Read more »

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on boundary changes

The Tooele School District will hold a public hearing on proposed boundary changes for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee to head antitrust subcommittee

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has announced that he will serve as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Read more »

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Fear of pending apocalypse led to murder-suicides of Springville family, police say

Apparently concerned with the "evil in the world" and a pending apocalypse, Benjamin and Kristi Strack took the lives of three of their children and then killed themselves with lethal doses of... Read more »

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Lawmakers take first look at public education budget bill

Lawmakers began working to determine budget appropriations for Utah's public schools Tuesday, with a special focus on finding ways to improve financial efficiency. Read more »

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Actor Adrian Grenier enjoys anonymity on empty slopes at Sundance

Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the slopes. Read more »

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20 displaced in Ogden apartment fire

Investigators still did not know the cause Tuesday of a fire that displaced 20 people from an apartment complex near Weber State University. Read more »

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LDS statement could move Utah nondiscrimination, religious freedom debate forward

Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »

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'I feel like I do deserve to be here,' Dea Millerberg tells parole board

A parole board member told Dea Millerberg, who is serving time for her part in the drug-related death of 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen, that she should prepare for the possibility of serving her... Read more »

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LDS leaders reemphasize protection of religious freedoms, support for LGBT nondiscrimination laws

Senior LDS leaders affirmed Tuesday the church's consistent support for nondiscrimination laws that balance the rights of LGBT people with provisions that protect religious freedom. They also... Read more »

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