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57 min ago | Utah Business

Park City Company Brings Fresh Seafood to Utah

Park City Ben and Lorin Smaha are used to seeing people's jaws drops as they walk past their business.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSL-TV

Crews near containment on several Utah fires

Crews made progress on a number of fires burning throughout Utah on Sunday, establishing containment lines and opening previously closed roadways.

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Related Topix: Utah County, UT

Deseret News

Doug Robinson: Utah runner produces feats for the ages

Brad Barton, a motivational speaker and magician from Ogden, has shredded the record books for middle-distance running - at the age of 48 I preach the doctrine of getting better," he says.

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Deseret News

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with fewer anti-smoking initiatives.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Suicide, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Times & Seasons

Literary Joseph Fielding Smith #17: The Lord of Hosts has Spoken by Octave F. Ursenbach

The Teachings of Joseph Fielding Smith lesson 17 covers "Sealing Power and Temple Blessings," the ordinances restored through the priesthood which lead to our salvation, for salvation in the eternal kingdom is dependent on sealing, both to parents, to spouse and to children.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Salt Lake Tribune

Coming soon to Utah liquor stores: cannabis oils?

A state senator who co-sponsored the bill legalizing the possession of cannabis extracts to treat children with epilepsy is considering ways to make it easier for Utah parents to get the oils, including potentially making them available at state liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration

Deseret News

My view: Balancing personal conviction and compassion for same-sex couples

Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen and Plaintiffs Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge attend a press conference regarding same sex marriage in Salt Lake City Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's Hatch longs for Senate's good ol' days

Washington a Underneath the desks of the Senate majority and minority leaders are spittoons.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

Salt Lake Tribune

New rules helped Utah snag immigrants' illegal driver licenses

Forcing Utah drivers to prove their citizenship and identity for a license may have seemed like torture at times during the past five years, initially causing lines with waits that averaged more than three hours .

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Personal Finance, Social Security

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deseret News

Healing souls, healing a mountain

Two very different worlds are in collision, carrying out a mission that is on one level in disharmony and in contradiction.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Sudden resignation stirs UTOPIA intrigue in Brigham [Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 26--BRIGHAM CITY -- The sudden resignation of a city councilman has drawn 14 applicants hoping to replace him and raised the possibility of a swing vote affecting the city's future with the fiber-optic network UTOPIA.

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Related Topix: Ogden, UT, Brigham City, UT, Box Elder County, UT, Tremonton, UT

Deseret News

State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Heather Young casts her vote with her son Bryce at her side Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Fort Herriman Middle School.

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Related Topix: Herriman, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Health centers can't replace Medicaid expansion

While our policy makers continue to debate Medicaid expansion, Utah's 13 Health Center organizations struggle to meet the needs and demands of our existing uninsured patients.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Park Record

Scene Clips for July 26

A Chorus Line' at the Egyptian Theatre The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., will wrap its run of "A Chorus Line" on Sunday, July 27. Evening curtain is 6 p.m. Tickets range from $39 to $70.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Park City, UT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Deseret News

Troopers urge drivers to focus on safety during holiday weekend

This was the scene Thursday, July 24, 2014, on state Route 73 near Eagle Mountain.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT, Cedar City, UT, Utah County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Could Utah be home to temporary shelter for border kids?

Amid reports that scores of child migrants have been placed this year with sponsors in Utah, officials are wondering if the Beehive State and other locales will be tapped to house unaccompanied youngsters in temporary shelters to ease the crush at the border.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Gary Herbert

MilkandCookies

Wrestling A Grizzly Bear in the Garden

Bear trainer Doug Seus is a man who thinks nothing of play wrestling a grizzly bear - or posing with his head in its mouth.

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Deseret News

David Pershing: A pioneering perspective from campus

This week we celebrate the arrival 167 years ago of Brigham Young and the vanguard of Mormon pioneers in the Great Basin.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels

Hernandez is was born and raised in Murray and his grandfather, great uncle, uncle and two older brothers all served in Navy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Deseret News

3 modern Utah heroes who exemplify pioneer attributes

Snowbasin owners Earl and Carol Holding cut the ribbon during the opening ceremonies of Snowbasin's new expansion in 1999.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

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