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2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah's public lands war with federal government continues

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the state has a "monumental" fight on its hands in the public lands war with the federal government.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah consumer confidence still rising

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 2.0 points to 106.9 from July to August, indicating that Utahns are still feeling a bit more confident about business conditions and employment.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Suspect in Utah murders appeals Nevada convictions

Elko, Nev. a A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his conviction for kidnapping during a botched carjacking at a West Wendover casino.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sanpete County, UT, Ely State Prison, State Prisons, Prison

5 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Panel rejects new fee for solar homes in Utah

Advocates of renewable energy are hailing the rejection of Rocky Mountain Power's request for a new fee for residential rooftop solar panels in Utah.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

9 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Lawmaker wants criminal investigation into UTA development deal

A Utah legislator is calling for a formal investigation into a Utah Transit Authority development deal in which the agency paid $10 million to a developer, later chose another contractor for the project, and thus far has failed to recoup the prepaid money.

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12 hrs ago | KSL-TV

4 unique Labor Day weekend activities in St. George

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

16 hrs ago | Deseret News

Judge: Disclosing promises to witnesses wouldn't have swayed jury in MacNeill murder trial

A judge has ruled Martin MacNeill won't get a new trial but will be given a sentencing date next week for murdering his wife.

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20 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah choreographer's Penguin Lady Dance Collective takes flight

Salt Lake choreographer Natosha Washington brings 17 dancers and several arts organizations together under the same roof with her latest brainchild, The Penguin Lady Dance Collective , this weekend at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Modern Dance, University of Utah

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th Congressional District between Republican Mia Love and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson deflated in December when the Democratic incumbent decided against seeking re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sundance Film Festival

SFGate

Utah's alternative to Medicaid expansion stalled

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Sundance Film Festival, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Gary Herbert

Deseret News

Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Jim French, who installed his first set of solar panels five years ago and recently added more panels, poses for a photograph at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Lit book club for August: "Utah Reflections"

Steeped as much in its religious roots as in its identity as a mountain playground, the Wasatch Front is home to an increasing diversity of voices.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Summer on Saturday, autumnal on Sunday

Initially hot and then cooler temperatures, breezes and a smattering of rain are forecast for northern Utah's Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Uintah, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Gov. Gary Herbert says UTA has fixed most problems in audit

Most of the problems uncovered in a scathing audit of the Utah Transit Authority this week have been rectified, according to Gov. Gary Herbert, who said he has confidence with the direction the agency is headed.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSL-TV

Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the "100 deadliest days" on Utah highways.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Woods Cross, UT

Sys-Con Media

InsideSales.com Recognized as Utah's 18th Fastest Growing Company by Utah Business Magazine

Acknowledging its explosive growth over the past few years, Utah Business magazine listed InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, as the 18th fastest growing company in Utah today at the magazine's annual Fast 50 event in Salt Lake City.

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

Deseret News

Couples in Utah same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal

Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, and Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge hug during a press conference regarding a federal appeals court decision on same-sex marriage in Salt Lake City Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's alternative to Medicaid expansion still stalled

There's still one persistent snag preventing federal health officials from agreeing, in concept, to Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan: the work requirement.

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

The Raw Story

Gay rights activists face charges over sit-in at Utah Legislature

Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the State Capitol to demand lawmakers consider an anti-discrimination bill are now facing misdemeanor charges linked to the protest, according to state court records.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Gay/Lesbian, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Detectives crack 1991 Utah murder mystery

Unified Police believe they've solved a Holladay woman's 23-year-old cold case, thanks to DNA and Legos.

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