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Navajo Nation seeks special recognition status from UN

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and a tribal delegate are advocating for the Navajo Nation to become an official member of the United Nations. Tribal officials say the delegation visited New York City this week. Navajo Council Delegate Nathaniel Brown said non-governmental organizations and […]

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Utah lawmakers push for clean air policy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bipartisan group of Utah lawmakers are pushing a series of environmental proposals to fix the state’s bad air quality which this week has been so bad that students haven’t been able to go outside for all their recesses. The group of more than a […]

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Unique degree approved for Snow College

Beginning fall semester 2017, Snow College will offer a new Fine Arts degree, the Visual Studies Associate of Fine Arts. The degree, recently approved by the Utah State Board of Regents, will be unique to Snow College. Faculty members will help students design a curriculum specific to their professional career […]

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Delta Girl Survives After Being Run Over By Car 

(Delta, UT)  –  A teen girl is alive after a bystander pulled her from under a car and started CPR when she was run over in Millard County.  Investigators say the 15-year-old jumped on the hood of a friend’s car Wednesday afternoon in Delta and was run over when the car […]

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Bill would allow those 18-20 to get concealed carry permits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker wants to lower the minimum age to obtain a concealed carry permit to 18, down from 21 years old. Republican Rep. Karianne Lisonbee of Clearfield, the sponsor of the bill, said this week that she wants to ensure that younger college students […]

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Retrial begins for Orem man accused of killing wife

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The attorney for an Orem man on trial for a second time on accusations he killed wife says there’s no conclusive evidence to show her client is guilty. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2kmzpNe) that attorney Ann Taliaferro’s comments came during opening arguments Thursday in Provo in […]

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Utah couple gets jail time for baby’s death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A northern Utah couple charged with killing their 11-week-old daughter after drinking alcohol and going to sleep with the infant lying between them in a twin bed has been sentenced to jail. The Salt Lake Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2kV6P5G ) Wednesday that 24-year-old Michael Antonio Archer […]

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Utah bill seeks jail time for flying drones near livestock

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker wants to send people to jail for harassing farm animals with drones, all-terrain vehicles and even dogs through a proposal that’s unique in the U.S. and has gained an unlikely opponent. Republican Rep. Scott Chew, who’s also a rancher, said Tuesday that […]

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Manti City sells street to LDS Church

Finalizing a process begun 10 years ago, the Manti City Council voted unanimously at their February 1 meeting to divest the city of a street by selling it to the adjoining property owner. In 2007, the Utah Department of Transportation recommended the city close 100 East from US 89 to […]

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Liquor Control Pushes For App

(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah’s liquor commissioner is looking into developing a mobile phone app that could help people find the closest liquor store, or find out if a certain product is in stock. Olivia Agraz tells the “Salt Lake Tribune” she’s requested a look into the technology for […]

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