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1 hr ago | Canyonlands National Park

Artist in the Park Applications Being Accepted

The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is now accepting applications for the 2015 Community Artist in the Parks Program.

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Related Topix: Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks

5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Kirby: Don't bury me at Rock Creek Canyon - shoot me instead

Last summer, Sonny and I rode along a ridge on the Tavaputs Plateau looking for a place to dispose of me.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Deseret News

About Utah: It was never about him

On the cover of his autobiography, former Deseret News editor John Hughes' interviews sources while on assignment during the Vietnam War.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Congressional Delegation Failed on Public Land Issue

The American people have grown increasingly dissatisfied with the performance of the United States Congress over the past several years.

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Related Topix: US News, Utah Government, Opinion

KSL-TV

Utah Catholic schools continue to thrive

Christa Aquilla wanted her kids to go to a school that taught religious values and had a sense of community.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Lutheran Church

KSL-TV

Utah gas prices increase 14 cents from last month

According to AAA, Utah fuel prices in May showed the greatest increase in the nation - jumping 28 cents per gallon, then held steady in June.

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Deseret News

My view: Coal and nuclear power belong in Utah's energy policy portfolio

Now is the time for Utah to recognize the environmental benefits of using advanced coal-burning technologies and nuclear power to generate electricity.

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

Boise Weekly

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Same-Sex Marriage Advocates in Utah

A U.S. appeals court on Friday denied Utah's bid to further block legal recognition of about 1,300 same-sex weddings performed after the state's gay marriage ban was briefly lifted by a federal judge in December.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Salt Lake Tribune

The Utah-filmed truth behind the gritty story of murderer Gary Gilmore

Revisiting the true-crime TV movie "The Executioner's Song," a gritty period piece about the angry love story of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, opens up a time capsule to the seedy small-town Utah life that served as a backdrop to two 1976 murders.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, The Executioner's Song, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Sat Jul 12, 2014

NewsOK.com

A look at who in NBA is staying and going

Leaves Miami for Cleveland. Best player in the world changes teams and goes home, and the balance of power in the East has now shifted out of Miami.

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Salt Lake Tribune

State putting money into "Bigfoot versus Nazis"

Maybe its plot is a bit far-fetched, acknowledged Utah Film Commission Director Marshall Moore in a presentation Thursday to the Governor's Office of Economic Development board .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Enoch, UT, Cedar City, UT, Carbon County, UT, Helper, UT

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Interns follow Donner Party path through Utah

In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management Utah, American Conservation Experience Intern Hannah Cowan holds a Desert Horned Lizard during a hike across the Great Salt Lake Desert, in Utah.

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

KAUZ

Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tracy Morgan, Punk, The Ramones

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Heat and rain combine for hot, sticky weather ahead

Temperatures oozing toward triple-digits with humidity near 90 percent? Even in Utah, that's a bayou-worthy Cajun forecast something like, "Keeyau, it hot `n' sticky out dere, cher!" Friday morning dawned with a humidity snapshot that showed Cedar City well over 90 percent, Logan and Provo near 90 percent, Salt Lake City, Vernal and Moab flirting ... (more)

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

KSL-TV

Escalated violence in Israel has Utahns concerned

Diane Warsoff had phone conversation with her 20- year old daughter, Sarai, Friday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Explosion, University of Utah

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah man charged in stepdaughter's fatal shooting

Nathan C. Zimmerman was charged Friday in 5th District Court with first-degree felony murder in the Thursday death of 57-year-old Janet Colleen Goode.

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The Miami Herald

FBI: Utah man wanted to bomb police station

Authorities arrested a 47-year-old Utah man Thursday that they say had been plotting to kill police officers and blow up a police station with the hope the attacks would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

ABC News

FBI: Utah Man Wanted to Bomb Police Station

Authorities arrested a 47-year-old Utah man Thursday that they say had been plotting to kill police officers and blow up a police station with the hope the attacks would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Salt Lake Tribune

Trib Talk: Should Utah ditch Daylight Saving Time?

As per legislative mandate, the Governor's Office of Economic Development asked Utahns what they think about Daylight Saving Time.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

Deseret News

Vigil held in Logan for the ex-wife, family of ex-Utahn accused of killing 6

A photograph, flowers and candles are left on the porch where a fatal home shooting took place Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Spring, Texas.

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Related Topix: Logan, UT, Violent Crime

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