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4. Alleged Utah bank robber leads police ...

Nevada Highway Patrol took a woman into custody after she allegedly robbed a bank in St. George, starting a pursuit over three states.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Is Utah's demand for routes over federal land too late?

Utah is suing the federal government in 22 counties, demanding title to thousands of miles of routes across public lands.

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Related Topix: Garfield County, UT, Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT, Utah County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: Fix Utah's "broken windows," or...

In response to criminal charges recently filed against former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, many Utahns are asking: How could this happen? Acknowledgement: I'm not disinterested.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Libertarian group sues Utah over Common Core

The Libertas Institute, a libertarian-leaning Utah-based public policy organization, is funding a lawsuit against the state school board regarding its adoption of the standards.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Family, Kids, Maeser, UT, Education Etc.

Deseret News

Lawsuit claims Utah State School Board violated law by adopting Common Core

The State School Board violated Utah law by adopting the Common Core State Standards without substantive input from parents and educators, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by the Libertas Institute.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, US Governors, Gary Herbert

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Bucket List: Hot air balloons soar above red rocks of southern Utah

Aug. 8-9: The Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival is being held at Storm Mountain Park, 11400 S. 1000 East.

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Related Topix: Sandy, UT, Eden, UT, Bluff, UT, San Juan County, UT

National Public Radio

Three Years On, Utah's Immigrant Guest Worker Law Still Stalled

"Utah is a place that understands the value of immigration," says Utah's speaker of the House, Becky Lockhart.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform, US News

KSL-TV

3. 6 food trucks to try in Utah County

The food-truck scene is alive and well in Utah County with a large gathering every Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Utah County, UT, Provo, UT, Sundance Film Festival

KSL-TV

Las Vegas man sentenced for Utah prostitution case

Prosecutors say he and a 20-year-old Las Vegas woman brought a teenage girl to Utah and forced her to perform sex acts for money.

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KSL-TV

Giffords teams with Utah YWCA against domestic violence

A former congresswoman who left office after being shot in the head is teaming up with a Utah women's shelter to fight domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Symphony brings Disney to life in Park City on Friday

In the cooler climes of Park City, film clips from "Aladdin" and "Tangled" will stream against a starlit night as the Utah Symphony plays classics from the animated films so many have grown to love.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

KSL-TV

France awarding highest honor to Utah WWII veteran

France is awarding its highest honor to a World War II veteran in Utah for his service and contributions to France during the war.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, France, World News

Park Record

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

This Nov. 5, 2013 file photo shows Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Park City, UT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Deseret News

Cartel presence in Utah 'exploding' with violence likely to increase, police warn

The cartel presence in Utah has "exploded" in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, Unified police narcotics detectives cautioned.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Drugs

KSL-TV

63-year-old Utahn in the running for magazine cover contest

Utahn Shirlee Webb, 63, knows how hard it is to take the first step to get healthy and fit, but now she's in the running to be featured on the cover of Runner's World magazine.

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Deseret News

Celebrate summer fun in Utah with a photographic look at Lagoon's past

If you're going to Lagoon this summer, you're - perhaps unknowingly - continuing a long tradition of summer fun in Utah.

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Deseret News

Utah company films aerial video of renovated Ogden Utah Temple

Just in time for the open house of the Ogden Utah Temple, Utah company Pura Vida Photography posted a video highlighting the new temple design from the sky.

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

Deseret News

My view: Powdr Corp and Park City Mountain Resort against solar fees

We all have a role to play in encouraging more renewable energy for Utah's future; every little bit helps and every small step makes the next step easier.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

The Horse

Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food strongly advises horse owners throughout the state to protect their animals by vaccinating them against West Nile virus if they haven't already done so.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Agriculture, Science, West Nile Virus, Health, Colorado, Colorado Government, Vaccinations

The Republic

Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

Two former Utah attorneys general will appear in court on bribery charges Wednesday, kicking off what legal experts say is a complex case that could take years to resolve as lawyers navigate a scandal involving nearly two dozen charges, hundreds of thousands of pages of evidence and some dubious witnesses.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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