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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Tom Coburn

5 hrs ago |

Eight lives left: Utah cat revived after rescue from inside wall

Named "Lazarus" by staff at the Utah Humane Society, the 4-year-old male Lynx Point and Siamese mix was found last month at the height of Utah's steamy summer heat, Carl Arky, a spokesman for the society, said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

New and expanded LGBTQ film festival

For the last 19 years, Philadelphia has had an annual festival, under one name or another, celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, and transgender films.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Deseret News

Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Nate Bench recently signed a lease for a rental unit in a converted single-family property near the University of Utah, where he will be completing his final year of undergraduate studies in mining engineering.


Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

University of Utah law school names interim dean to permanent post

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Monterey County Herald

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk

As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk publicly Thursday about her recovery.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah, South Jordan, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Deseret News

Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah


The Men of Rocky Pose Naked For OUT Magazine

The idea of taking the iconic '70s indie film Rocky and transforming it into a big-budget Broadway musical seemed strange from the second we heard it.


Related Topix: New York

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Indie star Melodie Sisk comes to SHOUT fest with horror film, says that Birmingham is now home

A busy indie-film actor and producer, Melodie Sisk is the co-star of a new, out-of-the-box horror film, "The Ladies of the House," that promises to be one of the highlights of the Birmingham SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival this weekend.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Entertainment

Salt Lake Tribune

Man ordered to stand trial in Utah stabbing death

A man who was pulled out of his car and stabbed to death in downtown Salt Lake City in April was a veteran, a father and a husband.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, US Military, US Air Force, Hill Air Force Base


User photos: This week in news

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news from across Utah, showcasing photos submitted by users.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, North Salt Lake, UT

CBS Atlanta

An 86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Jay Nixon

The York Daily Record

Police: Two charged with prostitution

Two Hanover women were charged with prostitution and related offenses on Monday, according to separate police criminal complaints filed at District Judge Dwayne Dubs' office.


Related Topix: Hanover, PA, York County, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Evening Sun

Japan trade deficit widens; exports up slightly

Japan's trade deficit rose in July from the month before to a wider than expected 964 billion yen , though exports were higher for the first time in three months.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Norwalk Citizen News

Eatery that served toxic tea had labeling citation

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is shown Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in South Jordan, Utah. The Utah police agency investigating how iced tea that a woman drank at a restaurant ended up laced with an industrial cleaning solution is forwarding its findings to prosecutors to determine if anybody should be charged.


Related Topix: South Jordan, UT, Drink, Soft Drinks, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera

The Salt Lake City police officer who shot 20-year-old Dillon Taylor outside a convenience store last week was wearing a body camera.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Willits News

86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.


Carlsbad Current-Argus

Fresh reality programming was last week's big draw

A double whammy of "America's Got Talent" gave NBC the week's two most-watched shows, and three installments of CBS' "Big Brother" rounded out the bottom of last week's Top 10, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Game Show, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Big Brother, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

Utah's One Voice Children's Choir to perform live on 'America's Got Talent'

Last week, 100 children and 85 adult chaperones boarded five flights out of Salt Lake City destined for New York.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Family, Kids

Times Herald

New laws: Teachers do not have to disclose guns

Kasey Hansen yelled as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target's chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.


Related Topix: Guns, Salt Lake City, UT, Education Etc.