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Herbert signs bills on confidential reporting, college data

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert signed 51 bills Tuesday and is spending a good chunk of his Wednesday reviewing more legislation that lawmakers sent to his desk this year. The bills Herbert’s office announced had been signed Tuesday include a measure requiring college counselors and advocates to […]

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Case Moves Forward Against Accused Shooter Of Deserae Turner

(Salt Lake City, UT) — A juvenile court judge is ordering the case to move forward for a 16-year-old boy accused of shooting 14-year-old Deserae Turner. The boy is accused of pulling the trigger in an incident where he and another teen are accused of luring Turner into a canal […]

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Snow College Nursing Students Do Well at HOSA Competition

Nursing students at Snow College had the opportunity to show off their smarts at the state HOSA competition last week in Layton. HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a national career and technical student organization that promotes health care as a career. Snow college had 42 students attend the competition, and many […]

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Utah reimbursed for cost of Colorado mine spill, weigh suit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they have been fully reimbursed for costs incurred during the response to a 2015 mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three Western states, but a lawsuit against the federal government hasn’t been ruled out. The Deseret News reports that state environmental […]

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Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada politicians. The Federal Elections Commission alleges in a lawsuit […]

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Area OHV/ATV Trail Improvements

In an effort to improve off-highway vehicle and all-terrain vehicle trail access in America’s national parks, the National Park Foundation is supporting critical trail infrastructure improvements within the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area. The National Park Foundation received a Polaris Foundation grant to enhance the Arapeen OHV Trail System in […]

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Trust Sues To Control FLDS Meetinghouse 

(Colorado City, AZ)  –  United Effort Plan is suing to take control of the Leroy S. Johnson Meetinghouse in Colorado City, Arizona.  UEP is asking a Mohave County Court to give it control, saying it already owns the land and building, but the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

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Utah Congressional Delegation Recognized For Pro-Business Votes 

(Washington, DC)  –  Utah’s congressional delegation is being recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for helping American businesses.  All six members of Congress have been honored with the “Spirit of Enterprise” award for votes on bills that the Chamber considers important.  Five of Utah’s six Republican received a score […]

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Doctors Tell Allergy Sufferers To Prepare For Bad Spring 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  Utah doctors are telling their patients to prepare for a long and difficult allergy season.  Allergists say pollen counts are already rising and that the allergy season has arrived several weeks earlier than normal.  Some are blaming the increase in pollen on the unusually warm weather […]

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Convict Granted Pre-Sentence Furlough Wanted 

(Cedar City, UT)  –  A man convicted on drug offenses and given a week-long furlough before reporting to prison is now wanted.  Authorities say they agreed to give Robert Hawkins time to get his affairs straightened out before he started his one-to-15-year sentence on three charges related to distribution of a […]

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