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When the 2014 Regular Session of the Utah Legislature began, House Speaker Becky Lockhart issued a ringing call to action that mostly sought to make her look good next to Gov. Gary Herbert, whom she labeled an " inaction figure ."
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"Our whole house shook," said Cynthia Green, who lives nearby. "My husband heard the glass landing, and we ran outside."
Inmate Lance Weeks does push-ups with fellow inmate Casey Winfrey at his side in the Canyons pod at the Utah County Security Center, in Spanish Fork on Friday, March 14, 2014.
The debate over same-sex marriage presents precisely a "political quandary" best left to individual states and their democratic processes to resolve - an authority enshrined in the U.S. Constitution and upheld in numerous U.S. Supreme Court decisions, attorneys for Utah argue in the state's latest court filing .
"It's an interesting juxtaposition," says Doug Thomas, director of the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
Kids jockey to hang up coats. A girl sits crumpled on the floor, crying, and a boy hides behind a chair, protesting, "I don't like kindergarten."
A famed historian for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be the featured speaker at a lecture to honor the work of local author Juanita Brooks.
The stage for the 2014 session was set on the Legislature's opening day, when House Speaker Becky Lockhart's audacious criticism of Gov. Gary Herbert drew cheers and gasps, and her words echoed throughout the most substantive and high-profile policy debates.
It's the best of both worlds for Utahns on Saturday: The luck of the Irish, with decidedly un-Irish weather.
Affirming a federal judge's decision allowing same-sex marriage in Utah would be a "judicial wrecking ball" to state sovereignty, the state says in a new court filing.
Christopher Carlton of Pennyslvania was providing support to his pregnant girlfriend when she disappeared during the seventh month of pregnancy.
The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating.
After Nevada, Utah is the second driest state, but incredibly, Utah is the second highest water consumer per capita in the country .
A doomed proposal to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on school technology stole most of the education spotlight this legislative session.
When Logan Zylks came home from his Mormon mission, he had a decision to make: stay in Shreveport, La., where his family is, or head back to Murray, where he's originally from.
To celebrate, it's only appropriate you eat a slice of dessert reserved by many for the holiday season.