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54 min ago | Park Record

Festival promotes film-music compositions and composers

Film-score composer Hummie Mann will give three seminars during the Park City Film Music Festival that will be held at The Prospector Inn and Conference Center from Aug. 23 through Aug. 30. The event will also feature film screenings and live performances by the Salt Lake Pops Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Events, Classical, Beethoven, Murder in the First, Drama Movies, Thriller, Symphony, Arts

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah class of 2014 had top scores on ACT

Utah's high school seniors scored slightly lower than the national averages on the ACT college readiness tests last year.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Standardized Testing, Education, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

KSL-TV

1 killed, 6 injured after driver over-corrects minivan, police say

A passenger in a minivan was killed in a crash after the vehicle drifted on I-84 Monday, police said.

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KSL-TV

Utah Drowsy Driving Awareness Week aims to educate on dangers

This week has been designated Utah's first Drowsy Driving Awareness Week because it's one of the top five behaviors that kill motorists in the state.

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Park Record

Friends of Animals Utah's Barking Ball ready to roll

KSL TV's Jennifer Hardman emcees last year's Friends of Animals Utah's Barking Ball Fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Summit County, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Park City, UT

Deseret News

Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert, Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Federal oil and leases in Utah go unsold

A federal oil and gas lease auction Tuesday was a bit of a bust with only two parcels fetching the $2-an-acre minimum bid.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Juab County, UT, Nephi, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Arrest warrant issued in Park City Banksy vandalism case

Park City a A Utah judge has issued an arrest warrant for a California man accused of vandalizing two murals in Park City by the famous graffiti artist Bansky.

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KSL-TV

Schools prepare for immigrant and refugee children

School districts across the country are preparing for over 37,000 unaccompanied immigrant children to start taking class this fall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Fox News

Federal Land Grab? Westerners fear seizure under preservation law

Utah officials are scrambling to prevent the Obama administration from locking down thousands of acres of land in their backyard, as federal officials consider up to a dozen possible national monument designations - all in western states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, US National Parks, Arches National Park, US Governors, Gary Herbert

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Deseret News

Poll: Utahns willing to fight for Amendment 3, believe victory unlikely

A recent poll shows the majority of Utahns support the state's decision to appeal the ruling that struck down Amendment 3, but an even greater number believe the Supreme Court will rule a ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Salt Lake City, UT

News Times

Prosecutor reviews case involving chemicals in tea

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.

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

MySanAntonio.com

Prosecutor to decide on charges in toxic tea case

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.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, South Jordan, UT, Drink, Soft Drinks

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah AG's office asks for extension in same-sex recognition filing

The Utah Attorney's General Office has asked for an extension to file its appeal of a judge's order that requires the state to offer spousal benefits to same-sex couple who were married in Utah last December.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian

KSL-TV

College students hoping to get their a oemovea on

A new moving company, run entirely by college students, aims to help students make the grade and pay their bills at the same time.

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Related Topix: University of Utah

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Back too soon, monsoon? Wet weather ahead

Back too soon, monsoon? Regardless, thunderstorms and rain showers were predicted to settle back in over portions of Utah as the new work week got underway.

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Related Topix: Weather

KSL-TV

In-state coaches respond to ALS ice bucket challenge

After KSL's Rod Zundel extended the ALS ice bucket challenge during Wedneday's 10 p.m. news cast to the five FBS football coaches in the state, the quintet responded - and challenged an assorted cast of their own.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Subcommittee: How and why are Utahns are being sent to prison?

A group of legislators, judges, lawyers and state officials met Thursday to take on a daunting task: keeping Utah's ballooning prison population in check.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Cottonwood Heights, UT

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Deseret News

Blair has another fine finish on the Web.com Tour

Utah native and former BYU golfer Zac Blair continued to move up the Web.com money list with another strong finish in Tennessee.

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