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  1. US Interior secretary to get aerial tour of Utah monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | The Republic

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday will get a bird's-eye view of one of America's newest national monuments as he flies over 1.3 million acres of southern Utah's red rock plateaus, cliffs and canyons graced with sagebrush, juniper trees and ancient cliff dwellings. Zinke and Utah's governor are scheduled to spend the morning touring Bears Ears National Monument by helicopter as the Interior secretary sets out on day two of a four-day Utah visit to re-assess two vast national monuments.

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  2. The Latest: Protest erupts as Interior secretary visits UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | The Republic

    The Latest on a visit to Utah by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review the designation of national monuments : More than 500 protesters urging the protection of Utah's Bears Ears National Monument are demonstrating outside a Salt Lake City building where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is meeting with tribal leaders. Protesters carried signs Sunday and shouted "Save our monuments, stand with Bears Ears!" as Zinke started a four-day Utah trip.

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  3. Utah Supreme Court rules against Tesla in push to sell carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Republic

    Tesla's push to sell its all-electric vehicles in Utah hit another roadblock Monday when the state Supreme Court upheld a decision by Utah licensing officials to deny the automaker a license to sell new cars. Tesla had argued that a state law barring car manufacturers from owning dealerships didn't apply to the company.

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  4. Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Republic

    Utah's governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert said lowering the blood alcohol limit for most drivers to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent will save lives.

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  5. Things to know: Utah eateries could take down Zion CurtainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Republic

    Utah restaurants will have more freedom to mix and pour alcohol in front of customers under a measure awaiting Gov. Gary Herbert's signature. But other concessions in the proposal aimed at keeping kids away from bars could complicate restaurant seating and leave some establishments keeping up their frosted glass walls known as "Zion Curtains," used to hide the preparation of drinks.

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  6. NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Republic

    Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. A NASA-led experiment called SnowEx is using five aircraft to test 10 sensors that might one day be used to monitor snow from satellites.

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  7. Outdoor trade show leaving Utah over public lands stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Republic

    A lucrative outdoor trade show that's been staged in Salt Lake City for two decades announced Thursday it will be leaving Utah over the latest disagreement with state leaders about their stance on public lands. The Outdoor Retailer show made the announcement just hours after a conference call intended to smooth discord between industry leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert ended with both sides disappointed. 1 comment

  8. Refugee resettlement agencies brace for funding lossRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Republic

    Refugee resettlement organizations are bracing for significant funding cuts and possible layoffs over the coming months during President Donald Trump's temporary refugee ban. The agencies receive a certain amount of federal dollars per refugee they help resettle, which means they would lose a key source of funding unless the Trump administration provides funds in the interim during the 120-day temporary halt to refugees entering the U.S. Catholic Charities USA says the executive order will cost the organization millions of dollars and put at risk about 700 jobs out of the 54,000 jobs at its agencies around the country, according to spokeswoman Patricia Cole. 26 comments

  9. Man accused of punching officer at Elizabeth Smart eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Republic

    An 80-year-old man is accused of punching a police officer who stopped him from approaching kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart with a knife at a book-signing event in Indiana. Smart - who was 14 in 2002 when she was snatched from her bedroom in Salt Lake City and held for nine months - had been speaking about overcoming adversity at Indiana State University on Wednesday when the incident occurred.

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  10. Big business of footwear on display at outdoor retail expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Republic

    Footwear's position as the second largest segment in lucrative outdoor retail industry is on full display at a trade expo in Salt Lake City this week with a wide array of colors, prints and designs of sandals, shoes and boots that companies promote as being lighter and more versatile. The basic designs of different types of footwear have stayed largely the same for years, so companies try to pique interest among retailers with fashionable designs or new technology innovations.

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  11. GPS ankle bracelet company grows rapidly in IndianapolisRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | The Republic

    A GPS ankle bracelet company is likely to grow rapidly in Indiana as authorities increasingly use tracking devices to increase compliance with pretrial release, probation or parole conditions among accused and convicted offenders. More than 3,200 central Indiana residents are outfitted with the tracking devices, the Indianapolis Star reported.

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  12. Mormon choir performance at Trump inauguration draws ireRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Republic

    The announcement that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony hasn't been met with universal applause. Erika Munson, co-founder of the pro-LGBT rights group Mormons Building Bridges, said the performance will be seen as the faith's official stamp of approval for Trump.

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  13. Rockettesa owners say attendance at inauguration is a choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Republic

    The Radio City Rockettes will be dancing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next month, but not everyone is kicking up their heels at the booking. One of the famed dancers took to Instagram to say she was "embarrassed and disappointed" by the gig, triggering calls for a boycott by some on social media.

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  14. Despite heavy lobbying, Utah electors say theya ll vote TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Republic

    Utah's six Republican presidential electors say they will all cast their votes next week for Donald Trump, as required under state law, but they're being flooded with letters, calls and even full-page ads in Salt Lake City's two newspapers urging them to vote for someone else. Jeremy Jenkins, an elector from Logan, said he's been inundated with letters and emails from people - almost all out of state - urging him to vote for Clinton, someone else, or abstain.

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  15. Utah counties sue over halt to new coal leases on fed landRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Republic

    Two Utah counties have filed a lawsuit challenging a federal halt to granting new coal leases, arguing the moratorium is blocking a mine expansion that could pump millions of dollars into the local economies. The suit marks the first challenge to the moratorium ordered in January by the Obama administration, attorney Peter Stirba, who represents Kane and Garfield counties, said Monday.

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  16. Stella IngramRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Republic

    Mrs. Ingram is survived by her husband, Allen Ingram of North Vernon; son, Sean Ingram of Indianapolis; daughter, Tammy Howard of North Vernon; brother, Richard Downs of Medora; sisters, Patricia Walkos of Columbus and Carol Gonzolas of Salt Lake City, Utah; and two grandchildren. A Prayer service for Mrs. Ingram will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, with the Rev.

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  17. Butler knocks off No. 8 Arizona, 69-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Republic

    With six new players donning a Butler uniform this season, coach Chris Holtmann isn't sure what to expect from his Bulldogs. He may not have to wait any longer, as his Bulldogs showed plenty of resolve Friday night in a 69-65 victory over No.

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  18. Growing in FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Republic

    Even before local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently opened the doors of their new 17,000-square-foot facility, the structure became a tool for teaching. Columbus resident Ernest Lifferth, second counselor in the Mormons' Indiana Stake Presidency, had been inside the new meeting house only a few short minutes when he spotted a scene of Jesus at the healing pool of Bethesda among several framed paintings hanging on the walls.

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  19. Judge rules against polygamous sect in food-stamp fraud caseRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Republic

    A federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss food stamp fraud charges filed against members of a polygamous group, rebuffing arguments that sharing benefits is a protected part of their religion. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart decided the case doesn't violate the religious freedoms of the secretive group accused of operating a multimillion-dollar scheme.

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  20. Thousands converge on Utah Capitol to protest Trump victoryRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Republic

    Thousands of demonstrators descended on the steps of the Utah state Capitol to protest the election of Donald Trump, chanting and carrying signs that said "Not my president." The Thursday night demonstration was the second in as many days in Salt Lake City against the Republican president-elect and among several around the country.

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