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  1. Environmental Groups Sue White House After Trump Takes Axe To National MonumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Switched

    A coalition of environmental groups on Monday sued the Trump administration after the White House announced it would dramatically scale back two national monuments in Utah , opening up millions of acres to potential oil and gas development. The lawsuit , filed by the nonprofit legal organization Earthjustice on behalf of nearly a dozen leading green organizations, called President Trump's decision to cut by roughly half the protected land of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument an "unlawful proclamation" that "leaves remarkable fossil, cultural, scenic and geological treasures exposed to immediate and ongoing harm."


  2. Trump Guts 2 Protected National Monuments In UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Switched

    Flanked by a group of Utah officials at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, President Donald Trump on Monday signed a pair of proclamations to dismantle two of the state's national monuments - a move that opens the door for oil, gas and other development on public land that has been protected. The boundary of Bears Ears National Monument , a 1.35 million-acre landscape named after a pair of buttes and home to thousands of Native American archeological and cultural sites, is expected to shrink by about 85 percent.


  3. Thousands In Utah Protest Trump Plans To Shrink National MonumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Switched

    More than 5,000 angry protesters gathered outside the state capitol in Salt Lake City Saturday to rally against Donald Trump 's expected plans to carve up federal public lands in Utah and open up what's left to drilling and mining. Trump is visiting the state Monday to announce details of the changes he plans to impose on the Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah and the Grand Staircase-Escalante monument in the south-central section of the state.


  4. American Airlines 'Expects To Avoid' Holiday Disruptions After Scheduling GlitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Switched

    American Airlines is working to avoid disruptions after some holiday flights appeared to be in danger of cancellation when too many pilots were allowed to take vacation. Thousands of flights between Dec. 17 and Dec. 31 could be affected by staffing shortages, the Allied Pilots Association, which represents the carrier's pilots, estimated in a figure provided to Bloomberg on Wednesday.


  5. Forced From Home: The Life And Death Struggle Of A RefugeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Switched

    It is very difficult these days to not engage in political discussion. Outrage from both the left and right dominate the news cycles and breaking news has become a seemingly hourly occurrence.


  6. Actor Tom Sizemore Denies Groping 11-Year-Old In 2003Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Switched

    Actor Tom Sizemore has denied allegations that he groped an 11-year-old girl during a photo shoot in 2003. In a statement posted to his Twitter account Thursday, the actor called the claims "so disturbing that I feel compelled to go against my legal team's advice and speak out."


  7. Alex Wubbels, Utah Nurse Arrested For Doing Her Job, Reaches $500,000 SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Switched

    Nurse Alex Wubbels is shown during an incident at University of Utah Hospital in this still photo taken from a police body camera video on July 26, 2017. Alex Wubbels, the Utah nurse who was violently arrested in July for doing her job, has reached a $500,000 settlement with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital where she works.


  8. Afraid Of Clowns? Might Want To Stay Clear Of Burger King On HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Switched

    Burger King is hoping to attract thousands of clowns to five select restaurants this Tuesday by offering each location's first 500 clown-clad guests a free Whopper sandwich. The locations are in Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, Austin and Salt Lake City .


  9. Utah Cop Who Violently Arrested Nurse Is FiredRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Switched

    The veteran Utah cop who drew national outrage after body cam footage showed him manhandling and violently arresting a hospital nurse was fired and his supervisor was demoted following an internal review by the Salt Lake City Police Department. Police Chief Mike Brown issued a termination letter, obtained by the Deseret News , to Detective Jeff Payne on Tuesday.


  10. White Woman Asks White Supremacists: 'What Is Wrong With You?'Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Switched

    Jonna Ramey, a sculptor based in Salt Lake City, may be white. But she sure doesn't understand white supremacists.


  11. Idaho Police Department Thanks 'Heroic' Nurse For Standing Up To Utah CopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Switched

    An Idaho police department is hailing nurse Alex Wubbels as a hero for standing up to Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne , who tried to take blood from a patient without a warrant or consent. That patient, it turns out, is William Gray, a reserve officer in Rigby, a city about 15 miles north of Idaho Falls.


  12. Officer Who Arrested Utah Nurse In Viral Video Is Now Under Criminal InvestigationRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Switched

    The police officer seen in a viral video arresting a nurse in Salt Lake City is now under criminal investigation, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ordered a criminal investigation Friday into the actions of Detective Jeff Payne who aggressively arrested nurse Alex Wubbels on July 26 for refusing to draw blood from a severely injured patient.


  13. Nurse Sobs 'Help Me' While Getting Arrested For Simply Doing Her JobRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Switched

    "I'm just trying to do what I'm supposed to do," Alex Wubbels says just before her dramatic arrest. A nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah, was aggressively arrested for obeying hospital policy and refusing to allow a police detective to draw blood from a severely injured patient, according to several reports .


  14. We're Being Served A Revolution On A Platter; Time To Eat UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Switched

    Gomberg's wife, Elenor, Marina and her sister, Joey McNamee at the Women's March in Salt Lake City, Utah I keep wondering how we went from the first President of color to a Nazi-sympathizer in less than nine months. You can't even gestate a baby that fast.


  15. The LDS Church Actually Has A Pretty Good Sense Of Humor About 'The Book Of Mormon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Switched

    The Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints decided to have some fun with the opening of the irreverent "Book of Mormon" musical in Salt Lake City this week. The Tony Award-winning musical opened on Tuesday at Salt Lake City's George S. and Dolores DorA Eccles Theater - in the heart of the country's largest Mormon population .


  16. Dove's Powerful Short Film Skewers Stereotypes About Female BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Switched

    Dove teamed up with "Scandal" screenwriter and producer Shonda Rhimes for a powerful short film that aims to help "redefine" female standards of beauty. Released July 25, "Meet Kylee" tells the story of Kylee Howell , who owns and operates Friar Tuck's Barbershop in Salt Lake City, Utah.


  17. For Transgender Service Members, Donald Trump's Ban Is 'A Shot In The Face'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Switched

    Most of her interactions were positive. The active-duty, openly transgender U.S. Navy sailor said she was surprised and delighted that, despite her commander in chief's announcement on Twitter that trans people will no longer be allowed to serve in the military, her officer in charge checked in to make sure she was OK.


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