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1 hr ago | Salt Lake City Weekly
After more than 16 years living in Utah, there are still plenty of things I don't know about this state.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
5 hrs ago | KSL-TV
In need of a little extra cash for the holidays? You might have some unclaimed money tucked away with the State of Utah.
8 hrs ago | KSL-TV
Hundreds of grade schoolers jumped up and down on the playground, not just to stay warm but to celebrate the new wave of support from their neighborhood.
The flu shot has claimed its first victim in the state of Utah, at least according to state health officials who insist that there is no official record of any individual ever previously dying as a result of the annual jab.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports the vaccine is not required but the Utah Department of Health has recommended it for preteen girls since 2006 and boys since 2011.
Health care reform is a topic that continues to dominate the headlines in Utah and across the U.S. Whether it's a conversation about the recent government shutdown, signing up for health care insurance through the government website or tuning in to the ongoing debate about whether Utah should expand its Medicaid program - health care is the issue ... (more)
Just days after our nation celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and our nation's solemn commitment to the proposition that all men are created equal, the state of Utah filed a legal brief arguing that it is within the rights of a state to impose laws creating second-class citizenship for LGBT Americans.
The bobsleigh and skeleton World Cup is taking place in Utah this weekend, and one of Utah's own has already won gold and set a track record.
It will be spring 2014 before Utahns get a look at new disciplinary guidelines being proposed for teachers who get into trouble.
Believe it or not, Peter Breinholt is not a native Utahn - in fact, he was born in Philadelphia and moved here when he was 10. It just seems the singer-songwriter is a long-standing Utah phenomenon.
Kody Partridge, left, and her partner Laurie Wood leave the Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Salt Lake City.
This season, the nonprofit organization expects to see an 18- to 20-percent drop in funds through the Red Kettle Bell Drive, which could result in assisting 17,000 fewer people.