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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

John O. Montoya

John Orlando Montoya passed away April 14, 2014 in Tooele, Utah from multiple myeloma.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Tooele, UT, Grantsville, UT, Stockton, UT

Deseret News

Top Ten Spring Activities for Utah Families

Change out that winter coat for a pair of flip flops, spring is in full swing. The change in weather makes this a favorite time of year for many Utahns.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Best of 2007, Salt Lake City, UT

KXVO

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert Kicks Off Salt Lake Comic Con FanX With Hero's Welcome

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Moab Times-Independent

Two men killed in helicopter crash near Range Creek

Two Utah men died April 6 when their helicopter crashed in a remote area of Emery County near Range Creek.

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Related Topix: Emery County, UT, Green River, UT, Grand County, UT

The Spectrum

Utah prepares for earthquake drill

Agencies, businesses and schools across Utah are participating today in the third-annual Great Utah ShakeOut, the state's only statewide earthquake drill.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Twitter

Examiner.com

Three tips to make your business move to utah stress free

Utah used to be known for only two things - the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and skiing.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Chorus

Deseret News

British diplomat lauds UK trade relations with Utah

Sir Peter Westmacott, the British ambassador to the United States, is interviewed prior to speaking on the U.K.-Utah business relationship at the Salt Lake Chamber Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSL-TV

Prepping for the 'big one': How bad could a Utah earthquake be?

The State of Utah is about to embark on its latest renewal of a grim tradition: preparing for the "big one " with The Great Utah ShakeOut .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Utah Government

KSL-TV

Utah man finds strength to dig out of mudslide

A Utah man was excavating a pool when the walls of dirt started crumbling and eventually collapsed on top of him.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow

Salt Lake Tribune

Four Utah cities take aim at improving arts programs

Four cities in Salt Lake County are starting a three-year program to increase their ability to put on arts and cultural programs - and to obtain the Zoo, Arts and Parks tax revenue to help them do it.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Cottonwood Heights, UT, Midvale, UT, South Salt Lake, UT, Riverton, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah poised to tighten rules on booze education

In the future, applicants for one of Utah's alcohol-education permits may first have to prove they are qualified to teach about wine, beer and spirits - something that hasn't been required in the past.

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