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2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: The Cure? Summer sunny, warm in last days

The Cure had some thoughts about the last days of summer , that they never felt so cold .

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Related Topix: Gothic, Pop/Rock, The Cure, Utah Government

6 hrs ago | Deseret News

Designated wilderness: 'Creating a legacy' for Utahns

Throughout Utah's vast expanse of public land, 33 areas hold a special designation that entitle them to the highest level of protection land managers can give.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

10 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Poll: Utahns think police should wear body cameras

The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Police motor squad officer Brent Larsen demonstrates how the magnet-attached Axon Flex camera on his collar streams live video to his cell phone.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

14 hrs ago | Deseret News

My view: Exports are vital to Utah's prosperity

In recent years, aerospace companies such as Boeing have expanded their manufacturing in Utah for a variety of reasons: a skilled and productive workforce, a state government that promotes policies hospitable to business, a first-rate university system, and an ability to attract and retain talent due to an exceptional quality of life.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Salt Lake County, UT, West Jordan, UT

18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: Chances waning for GOP landslide this year

Chances waning for a GOP landslide this year. Lockhart not ruling out gubernatorial bid.

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Related Topix: US News, Sundance Film Festival, US Politics, Barack Obama

22 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah man convicted of murder, but motive still unknown

Elvis Zachary Olsen, who died there after being shot three times. And Jesse Anthony Saenz, the 24-year-old man who was convicted by a jury last month of murdering the man.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Deseret News

5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

A sheet of "I voted" stickers waits for voters who have finished casting their ballots as poll workers check identification and sign in voters during the first day of early voting at the Washington County Administration Building in St. George, Utah Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sundance Film Festival, St. George, UT

Deseret News

Laborer lunch: Annual Labor Day picnic celebrates Utah's workers

Spectators enjoy the car show at the Labor Day Picnic Committee's annual Labor Day Picnic on Monday, Sept.

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Deseret News

Laborer lunch: Annual Labor Day picnic celebrates Utah's workers

Spectators enjoy the car show at the Labor Day Picnic Committee's annual Labor Day Picnic on Monday, Sept.

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KSL-TV

Prosecutors want death penalty for man accused of killing cellmate

Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his cellmate in prison.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, State Prisons, Central Utah Correctional Facility

Deseret News

Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from Utah firm

A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness

Bill Rau likes to visit a spot in Utah's Book Cliffs. He doesn't want you to know where it is, but he sure wants you to know how beautiful and wild it is.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Deseret News

Lessons from Napa: Earthquake warns Utahns of sleeping giant

Derek Moore remembers waking up at three in the morning, terrified. Though he was asleep, he said he had an almost immediate awareness of what was happening.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City in no rush to scrap its gun laws

Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City and soon to be president of the National League of Cities, has no intention of leading a crusade against what he sees as too-lax firearms laws.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Guns

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

This undated photo provided by Utah State University shows the Holy Ghost group of the Great Gallery, a striking Barrier Canyon-style rock painting in Horseshoe Canyon of southern Utah's Canyonlands National Park.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah State University, Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: How Utah politicos put their summer to good use

Too bad the president didn't take his cue from Utah politicians - all of whom put their summers to highly effective use.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, US News

Deseret News

Sutton Foster promises 'an intimate look at me' at BYU performances

For her "An Evening with Sutton Foster" performances to open BYU's Bravo! Professional Performing Arts series this weekend, the two-time Tony winner and Broadway luminary not only anticipates that the occasion will entertain concertgoers but also has a clear objective to introduce herself as an individual.

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Related Topix: Bunheads, Entertainment, Television, Sutton Foster, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

Deseret News

Two drivers killed in head-on collision in southern Utah

Two men from out of state died Saturday in a head-on collision on U.S. 89 in southern Utah, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSL-TV

Utah's public lands war with federal government continues

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the state has a "monumental" fight on its hands in the public lands war with the federal government.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

KSL-TV

Utah consumer confidence still rising

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 2.0 points to 106.9 from July to August, indicating that Utahns are still feeling a bit more confident about business conditions and employment.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

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