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3 hrs ago | Deseret News

State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Heather Young casts her vote with her son Bryce at her side Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Fort Herriman Middle School.

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Related Topix: Herriman, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Health centers can't replace Medicaid expansion

While our policy makers continue to debate Medicaid expansion, Utah's 13 Health Center organizations struggle to meet the needs and demands of our existing uninsured patients.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Park Record

Scene Clips for July 26

A Chorus Line' at the Egyptian Theatre The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., will wrap its run of "A Chorus Line" on Sunday, July 27. Evening curtain is 6 p.m. Tickets range from $39 to $70.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Park City, UT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Deseret News

Troopers urge drivers to focus on safety during holiday weekend

This was the scene Thursday, July 24, 2014, on state Route 73 near Eagle Mountain.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT, Cedar City, UT, Utah County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Could Utah be home to temporary shelter for border kids?

Amid reports that scores of child migrants have been placed this year with sponsors in Utah, officials are wondering if the Beehive State and other locales will be tapped to house unaccompanied youngsters in temporary shelters to ease the crush at the border.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Gary Herbert

MilkandCookies

Wrestling A Grizzly Bear in the Garden

Bear trainer Doug Seus is a man who thinks nothing of play wrestling a grizzly bear - or posing with his head in its mouth.

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Deseret News

David Pershing: A pioneering perspective from campus

This week we celebrate the arrival 167 years ago of Brigham Young and the vanguard of Mormon pioneers in the Great Basin.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels

Hernandez is was born and raised in Murray and his grandfather, great uncle, uncle and two older brothers all served in Navy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Deseret News

3 modern Utah heroes who exemplify pioneer attributes

Snowbasin owners Earl and Carol Holding cut the ribbon during the opening ceremonies of Snowbasin's new expansion in 1999.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSL-TV

4. Photographers seek Utah's '50 most beautiful ...

Thirty of Utah's best photographers are on the search to find Utah's 50 most beautiful women.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Fire forcing evacuations in central Utah

A fire south of Levan has forced people eight homes to evacuate, and people up a canyon had to be evacuated by helicopter, according to a tweet from the state.

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Related Topix: Fire, Levan, UT, Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT

Southern Utah News

More tickets available for Utah Symphony's Free Concert at Bryce Canyon

Utah residents will now have a better chance of experiencing a rare outdoor performance by the Utah Symphony with the release of an additional 700 tickets for an upcoming concert at Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Bryce Canyon National Park, US National Parks, Garfield County, UT, Classical

Southern Utah News

Thunder Over Utah to offer Drive-in Air Show

Spectators at the 2014 Thunder Over Utah Air Show in St. George will be able to view the U.S. Navy Blue Angels from the comfort of their vehicles in what is being billed as a Drive-in Air Show.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Salt Lake Tribune

More than 100K Utahns to get refunds from health insurers

Because their health insurer failed to spend enough money on patient care, more than 100,000 Utahns will soon get a check in the mail, a rebate to their bank account or a smaller-than-expected insurance bill.

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KSL-TV

1 dead, 2 injured after camper trailer causes truck to roll, police say

One man died and two others were treated for injuries after the truck they were riding in rolled Tuesday, police said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Pioneer Day forecast? Drive on - and crank up the AC

Imagine that on the original 1847 Pioneer Day , Brigham Young used H.G. Wells' Time Machine to transport himself to July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, St. George, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Weather

Deseret News

Appreciating sacrifice: Deployed soldiers recall pioneer ancestors, celebrate Utah holiday

Many soldiers with Utah ties who are serving in Afghanistan say they will still take time to think about their pioneer heritage and their families as the state celebrates Pioneer Day.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

Salt Lake Tribune

'Red Flag' warning, Pioneer Day fireworks have crews on alert

Fire crews were at the mercy of both nature and humankind as they braced for what could be a hellish Pioneer Day throughout Utah.

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Related Topix: Fire, Weather, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT

KSL-TV

Utah picked to finish 5th in Pac-12 South Division

With just over a month to go before the football season begins, the University of Utah has been picked to finish fifth in the South Division of the Pac-12 in a preseason poll voted upon by the media.

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Related Topix: University of Utah

Sunherald.com

West Nile concerns prompt mosquito precautions

No human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Utah yet this year but officials say some mosquito pools in Box Elder and Uintah Counties have tested positive for the virus.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Health, West Nile Virus

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