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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Herbert: Feds say 'no deal breaker' in Utah health-care expansion plan

Washington a Gov. Gary Herbert said the White House and outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are inching closer to approving his alternative plan for expanding health-care for low-income Utahns through a block grant to the state, and the governor added that he's hopeful for a resolution this summer.

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13 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Washington County jail inmate's suicide probed

The Deseret News reports authorities are investigating the apparent suicide after 35-year-old David Finch died Sunday at Dixie Regional Medical Center.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Tax results could turn on court's same-sex marriage decision

After deductions have been tallied, checks have been cut and April 15 fades into a distant memory, most Utahns will stop stressing about their taxes.

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Related Topix: Utah, Tax, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Mail on Sunday

Salt intake falls 15%... and heart deaths fall 40%

The royal re-modelling of Miss Middleton: The red suit may be exactly the same but a host of subtle differences show just how much Kate has changed in just three years Pictured in their mugshots: The disgraced South Carolina politician, 51, and his 22-year-old 'girlfriend' whose pregnancy scare appears in Southern Charm Is this the worst Twitter ... (more)

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KSL-TV

6 babies saved in 2013 thanks to Safe Haven law

In light of the tragic story unfolding in Pleasant Grove, advocates are promoting Utah's Safe Haven law to help potential parents know there are safe alternatives if they can't take care of their new baby.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: A lot of sun, a little rain from north to south

It's been a tough, rough week. You need to laugh, and when the sun is out, you've got something you can laugh about.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah takes a nasty step against same-sex ...

In rapid succession, the official Utah position on same-sex marriage has gone from mainstream conservative to merely retrograde to downright nasty.

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KSL-TV

Utah communities come together for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Per capita, Utah has the highest number of young people in the country, and local advocates say it's everyone's job to make sure they grow up emotionally healthy and free from abuse and neglect.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Utah, Law, Family, Kids

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Bureau of Land Management Seizing 1,000 Cattle from Nevada Rancher

The Bureau of Land Management is in the process of seizing 1,000 cattle from rancher Cliven Bundy as a 20-year feud between the two parties finally came to a head this year.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Deseret News

Some big GOP names coming to Utah

Utahns will get a chance to see some big names in the GOP, including potential presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, later this month at the Western Republican Leadership Conference .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Utah, Senator Ted Cruz

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Utah's Medicaid reform has been a quiet success

Protecting the Medicaid ACOs from special interests who benefit from unconstrained Medicaid growth will be an ongoing battle.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Utah

Deseret News

Utah communities rally for stronger, abuse-free families

Utah Department of Human Services, Division of Child and Family Services and Prevent Child Abuse Utah employees plant blue pinwheels at the Multi-Agency State Office Building in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KSL-TV

Reyes requests stay of same-sex adoptions in Utah

The Utah Attorney General's Office is petitioning the Utah Court of Appeals to halt same-sex adoption proceedings as it appeals a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's constitutional definition of marriage.

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Related Topix: Utah, Wedding, US News, US Supreme Court, Gay/Lesbian

Naples Daily News

Curt Clawson speaks out, attends presser hosted by GOP opponents

Curt Clawson addresses the media after his opponents finished speaking at their presser about his involvement with a Utah man convicted of assaulting a child.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Spring takes a warm, breezy grip

A warm and breezy midweek forecast applied to the entire state of Utah as spring firmly took the region in its grip.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KSL-TV

Measles cases spark immunization discussions in Utah

The 4-year-old struggled and cried in the arms of her father, Mario Astorga. Gissel received four vaccinations Tuesday at the South Main Public Health Clinic, including one for measles, mumps and rubella.

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Related Topix: Utah, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Salt Lake County, UT, Cache County, UT

Sun Advocate

New state tree for Utah

The ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 41 into law took place at Monroe Elementary School March 26, commemorating the involvement of fourth grade students from the school in advocating for the change of the state tree from the Colorado blue spruce to the quaking aspen.

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Examiner.com

Cocktail ingredients Utah update - April 2014

When Utahans walk into the Utah DABC State Liquor Stores this month they will find that the number of marked down items has dropped back into the "high average" range.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KSL-TV

More women opt to give birth at home, study says

When Sue Boerke was preparing for the birth of her first child, she felt delivering at home would be the best fit for her family.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's lawyers have the resolve to defend traditional marriage

The lawyers Utah tapped to defend a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage are more than hired hands selected for their experience and expertise .

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Related Topix: Utah, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Gay/Lesbian

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