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3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Inmate dies at Utah State Prison

Utah Department of Corrections officials say 25-year-old Christopher Lucas died Saturday night after fighting another inmate in a cell. They say officers used pepper spray to break up the fight after the two inmates ignored their orders to stop.

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Related Topix: Utah State Prison, State Prisons, Utah Government, Prison

14 hrs ago | Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Dissatisfaction with Utah's congressmen and Congress as a whole

Usually, Americans like their own members of Congress but greatly dislike Congress as an institution. However, recent national polling shows more voters are blaming their own congressmen for Washington's poor performance.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News

18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

40 students? 50? Teachers share stories of Utah's largest classes

When Cole Urmann and his parents learned how large his fifth-grade class would be, they made a major decision. They decided to switch schools this year, leaving Salt Lake City's Wasatch Elementary for the Salt Lake Arts Academy so Cole wouldn't be one of more than 37 kids in the classroom.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Family, Kids, Utah State University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KSL-TV

Domestic violence incidents leave 2 Utahns dead, 3 seriously injured

Within the past 36 hours, Utah police agencies have responded to two situations of violence in the home that resulted in serious injury and even death. Law enforcement officers say the key to preventing these crimes is education.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Utah Government

The Daily Republic

Author says Christian novel plagiarized, sex added

A Utah author says a schoolteacher plagiarized her Christian romance novel, added graphic sex scenes and passed it off as her own. In a case she says brings to light plagiarism in the burgeoning world of online self-publishing, Rachel Ann Nunes of Orem filed a federal lawsuit in August against a Layton teacher, Tiffanie Rushton, who she says cut and pasted large sections from an electronic copy of her book.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Entertainment

Park Record

Men will use high heels to help stomp out domestic violence

Members of the Park City SWAT team strut their stuff in women's heels during last year's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for Peace House to show support for victims of domestic violence. Last fall, consultant and public speaker Bill Humbert, known internationally as the Recruiter Guy through his website recruiterguy.com , donned women's 3 ½-inch heeled wedges and walked a mile from City Park up through the Park Silly Sunday Market on Main Street to the parking lot next to the Wasatch Brew Pub.

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Related Topix: Park City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: S.L. meeting shows Utah's leadership in health care efficiency

On Sept. 16-17 the Board of Directors of the prestigious Massachusetts-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement will be in Salt Lake City for meetings at Intermountain Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT, Medicine, Nursing, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Living history: Women played a big role in Utah's Socialist party

When the Socialist party of America was founded in 1901, it built a strong following among trade unionists, reformers, populist farmers, and immigrant communities. At its high point over the next 20 years, the SPA published newspapers, ran columns in local papers, and influenced American politics.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Manti, UT

Customer Interaction Solutions

Utah Public Service Commission Issues Telecommunications Order...

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 12 -- The Utah Public Service Commission issued the following telecommunications order: In the Matter of the Application of Wide Voice, LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Provide Resold and Facilities-Based Local Exchange Services within the State of Utah DOCKET NO.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

BroadwayWorld.com

Smithsonian's Journey Stories Exhibition Travels to Utah...

Journey Stories is a traveling Smithsonian exhibition that explores how migration and transportation built our nation, how it has changed us, and how our mobile world looked to travelers along the way. Complementing the exhibit is Nation of Immigrants, curated by artist Namon Bills.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Deseret News

Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News

Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Jim Matheson, Democrat, Sundance Film Festival

KSL-TV

With right viewing conditions, Northern Utah may see aurora borealis

Some northern Utahns have a small chance of catching a glimpse of the aurora borealis Friday evening, thanks to solar flares. The flare, ranked as an X-class - the highest class for a solar flare - will be visible around midnight in the northernmost part of Utah.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

Salt Lake Tribune

Gun instructor: Injured Utah teacher messed up

A prominent Utah gun rights advocate said the elementary school teacher injured when her gun went off in a bathroom bears the blame for the accident. "It was a negligent discharge," said Clark Aposhian, a concealed carry permit instructor.

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Related Topix: Guns, Education Etc.

Salt Lake City Weekly

Alty News: 9/11 Illness Still Lingers and the Troublesome Rape Culture of the Alaskan Wilderness

Thousands of New Yorkers have been afflicted with cancer and other ailments that resulted from toxic dust from the 9/11 attacks, but a congressional fund to compensate these victims is set to expire in 2016.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Cosby, Salt Lake County, UT, Spanish Fork, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Court reverses Utah man's 2011 murder conviction

An appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Ogden man accused of killing a man who used a racial slur and spit on him. A unanimous decision Thursday from the Utah Court of Appeals says the trial judge erred when he excluded some evidence in 54-year-old Robert Lee McCullar's trial.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sierra

Utilities Attack Rooftop Solar and the People Fight Back

As many utilities nationwide see people taking clean energy into their own hands by adding solar to their rooftops, some are fighting it tooth and nail. Arizona passed a solar tax last year, and just this week the familiar battle made the news in Virginia -- but a major victory against these attacks came out of Utah late last month .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Activism, Salt Lake County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground

Gary Herbert has found himself in a tough spot. Not as tough as the spot that thousands of Utah residents without health insurance find themselves in every day, but tough enough.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Opinion

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah delegation - proud' of Canyonlands, but urges against monument

Washington a While celebrating the creation of Canyonlands National Park on its 50-year anniversary, Republican members of Congress from Utah urged President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a letter Thursday not to expand the park and to let state and local leaders decide on how to protect the area around it. Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Senator Mike Lee, Orrin Hatch

Daily Chronicle

Utah teacher accidentally shoots self in leg at school

Students line up to go back inside after recess at Westbrook Elementary School in Taylorsville, Utah, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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

KSL-TV

S. Korea thanks Utah's veterans of 'Forgotten War'

The Korean War is often called the "Forgotten War," but the government of South Korea doesn't see it that way. It wants to thank those who fought for their country with an Ambassador of Peace Medal.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Life, Veteran Affairs

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