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1 hr ago | KSL-TV

Faiths around Utah gather to celebrate Easter

From the tabernacle on Temple Square, to the Cathedral of the Madeleine, to Calvary Baptist Church, Utahn's celebrated Easter Sunday.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Study: UT population to nearly double by 2050

Utah's population is expected to soar 86 percent by 2050 from 2.9 million to 5.4 million, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Davis County, UT, Utah County, UT, Provo, UT, Wasatch County, UT

9 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah man arrested in child enticement sting

Idaho prosecutors have charged a Utah man with felony child enticement after he allegedly arranged to meet an undercover officer representing himself online as a 15-year-old girl.

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10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Western officials discuss taking land from feds

Officials from nine Western states, including Washington, say it's time they take control of federal lands within their borders.

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15 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: Legislature made excellent prog...

The 2014 Utah legislative session has come to a close, and our winter inversions have cleared for a season.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Deseret News

Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts

Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Utah Government, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Idaho Government, Idaho

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Spectrum

Suicide prevention training on April 29

Dixie Regional Medical Center will host a suicide prevention training April 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the SelectHealth Auditorium at 1424 E. Foremaster Drive.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Education Etc.

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah realtors give - murder homes' another life

When a California couple pulled up Kay Mortensen 's winding driveway, they found the for-sale sign - peppered with bullet holes - laying in the bushes.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Sundance Film Festival, Home Listing, Home, Brigham Young University

KSL-TV

British diplomat touts UK, Utah trade relations

Utah has a long history of strong ties to the United Kingdom, with many Utahns able to track their familial lineage to Great Britain.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gary Herbert, US Governors

Deseret News

Utah wind power poised to increase

Four new wind farms are poised for development in Utah after Rocky Mountain Power inked agreements with the companies to buy the power over 20 years.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Monticello, UT, San Juan County, UT

Gateway Pundit

Western Lawmakers Hold Summit to Talk Federal Land Takeover

The United States government has direct ownership of almost 650 million acres of land - nearly 30% of its total territory.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Salt Lake Tribune

Big, pricey future Utah highway projects unveiled

The Utah Transportation Commission on Friday unveiled the next highway projects it plans to fund - including rebuilding a key stretch of Interstate 215 in Salt Lake County, improving the "spaghetti bowl" interchange, and converting more stretches of Bangerter Highway into true freeway.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Taylorsville, UT, West Jordan, UT, Riverton, UT, Utah County, UT

BroadwayWorld.com

Guest Conductor Jack Everly to Lead Utah Symphony in Music of the Baby Boomers, 5/2-3

Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall .

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ogden, UT, Weber State University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Utah asks court to block adoptions by same-sex couples

In petitions filed April 7 and April 9, the state's attorneys allege that Third District Judge Elizabeth A. Hruby-Mills 'abused [her] discretion' by approving an adoption for one Lesbian couple and ordering the agency to issue a new birth certificate for their child.

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

The Tribune

Autopsies done on 7 Utah babies found in garage

This undated image originally released by the Utah Sex Offender Registry and obtained by The Associated Press from a public records database shows Darren West, the estranged husband of Megan Huntsman, the Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Grove, UT, Violent Crime, Utah County, UT

Star-Telegram.com

Autopsies done on 7 Utah babies found in garage

The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Utah County, UT, Provo, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT

KSL-TV

Ogden No. 3 best city for raising family in U.S., study says

Two Utah cities have been ranked in the top 10 best places for raising a family in the U.S. by Forbes.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Herbert: Trade mission bolstered ties to Mexico

Gov. Gary Herbert proclaimed his recent trade mission to Mexico a success after three Utah-based companies used the tour to release plans to expand operations there.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Lehi, UT, World News, Mexico, University of Utah

Salt Lake City Weekly

Essentials: Entertainment Picks April 17-23

Utah expatriate Kristin Ann King may now live in Seattle, but her fascinating short-story collection Misfits from the Beehive State shows that she still has a firm finger on the peculiar qualities of the people here in Utah.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts

Salt Lake Tribune

Oklahoma case carries on court fight over same -sex marriage

There are a lot of similarities between the Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases pending before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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

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