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11 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
The 2014 Utah legislative session has come to a close, and our winter inversions have cleared for a season.
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Utah has a long history of strong ties to the United Kingdom, with many Utahns able to track their familial lineage to Great Britain.
15 hrs ago | Deseret News
Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health care law.
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The largest U.S. outbreak of measles to occur in 15 years - affecting 214 children so far - is likely driven by travelers returning from abroad and by too many unvaccinated U.S. children, according to new research. The finding could highlight the dangers of a trend among some U.S. parents to skip the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for their children, out of what many experts call misguided fears over its safety.
Agencies, businesses and schools across Utah are participating today in the third-annual Great Utah ShakeOut, the state's only statewide earthquake drill.
SAAVI volunteer Macy Keith leads a group of men and women in support of awareness about sexual assault at the Walk A Mil in Her Shoes event Wednesday afternoon.
The State of Utah is about to embark on its latest renewal of a grim tradition: preparing for the "big one " with The Great Utah ShakeOut .
At 17 years old, Marco learned that his kidneys were failing. To stay alive, he had to go to the University of Utah every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and be hooked to a life-saving dialysis machine from 5:30 to 10 a.m. "I barely even knew what a kidney or dialysis was, and suddenly, I found myself hooked up to a machine just to stay alive," said ... (more)
Utah used to be known for only two things - the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and skiing.
The mystic soul of poet Rainer Maria Rilke seemingly foretold Utah's forecast when he penned these words: "Spring has returned.
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.
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.
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)