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  1. Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Republic

    Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. Packer, known for being a staunch advocate for a conservative form of Mormonism, was next in line to become president of the Salt Lake City-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  2. Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churchesRead the original story

    Thursday | The Republic

    Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop. The vote came in Salt Lake City at the Episcopal General Convention, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

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  3. Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Republic

    North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry was elected as the denomination's leader Saturday during the Episcopal General Convention in Salt Lake City. The New York-based Episcopal Church is a liberal Protestant denomination with nearly 1.9 million members.

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  4. Many options, no single solution to nation's traffic snarlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Republic

    The problem is clear: Traffic congestion will become significantly worse and more widespread without big changes in how people and products get around. Build more roads.

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  5. Utah ski resort defends snowboarding ban at appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Republic

    One of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit snowboarding defended itself at a federal appeals court Friday from a lawsuit calling the ban unconstitutional. Utah's Alta Ski Area argued in court documents that it's made a business decision to lure skiers to the private resort east of Salt Lake City with the promise of a snowboarder-free experience, and its well within its rights to keep snowboards off the slopes.

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  6. Episcopal assembly responds to fatal drunken driving caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Republic

    The Episcopal Church's top legislative body is reviewing its policies on alcohol and addiction as part of a churchwide soul-searching over a Maryland assistant bishop charged with drunken driving while texting and killing a bicyclist. Leaders of the Episcopal General Convention, meeting in Salt Lake City, put the topic on the agenda after the criminal case against Heather Cook drew national attention.

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  7. Cabs say Uber, Lyft should be subject to airport fare rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Republic

    A prominent cab company lawyer is calling for new limits on airport taxi fares to be applied to ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. Cab companies don't mind the fee limits, but the smartphone-powered companies should abide by them too, Yellow Cab attorney Rocky Anderson said.

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  8. Utah school creates 'texting lane' for phone-focused walkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Republic

    One Utah university is giving students glued to their cellphones a place to call their own: a designated lane for texting while walking. The neon green lanes painted on the stairs to the gym at Utah Valley University were intended as a lighthearted way to brighten up the space and get students' attention, spokeswoman Melinda Colton said Thursday.

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  9. Discount contact lens retailers given OK to lower pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Republic

    Discount contact lens sellers scored a legal victory in an increasingly bitter pricing war with manufacturers as a federal appeals court cleared the way for a hotly contested law Utah law that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. The decision handed down Friday from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver clears the way for discount contact lens retailers to drop prices while a legal battle is waged between the state of Utah and manufacturers who want to impose minimum prices on their products.

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  10. Almaty, Beijing present 2022 Winter Games bids to IOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Republic

    Seeking to cut into Beijing's status as favorite, leaders of the Kazakh bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics told the IOC on Tuesday that Almaty presents the ideal choice that offers a "real" winter setting with plenty of natural snow. With the vote less than two months away, Almaty leaders also portrayed their bid as being perfectly in tune with the IOC's "Olympic Agenda 2020" reform program that calls for affordable games and maximum use of existing venues.

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  11. IOC leaders meet with eye on FIFA scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Republic

    As FIFA struggles to contain its burgeoning corruption crisis, Olympic leaders are preparing to meet at their headquarters about 100 miles down the road in Switzerland with a busy agenda of their own. While the scandal engulfing soccer's governing body is not officially on the agenda, it will likely be addressed during the two-day meeting of the International Olympic Committee executive board that opens in Lausanne on Sunday.

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  12. Man who led IOC scandal probe: 'It may be too late for FIFA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Republic

    A global sports organization pummeled by a corruption scandal. The president under pressure to resign.

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  13. Boat capsizes in Utah windstorm; man, 3 children killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Republic

    A summery day on a Utah lake turned deadly for a family and friends when high waves and violent winds kicked up and capsized their boat, throwing all seven people into the cold water. Four died, including three children, as rescuers struggled to find the boaters for at least two hours in continued bad weather.

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  14. 4 dead, 3 hospitalized after boat capsizes on Utah lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Republic

    A ski boat capsized amid violent winds and huge waves on a lake spanning the Utah-Idaho border, killing four people and leaving three hospitalized, a Utah sheriff said Tuesday. All seven people in the boat - two adults, four teenage girls and a 7-year-old girl - were thrown into the chilly water when it overturned Monday on Bear Lake, about 120 miles north of Salt Lake City.

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  15. Airlines try to save time with speedier boarding processRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Republic

    Airlines are trying to save time by speeding up a part of flying that creates delays even before the plane leaves the gate: the boarding process. This summer travel season, Delta plans to preload carry-on bags above passengers' seats on some flights.

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  16. About 50 get suspected food poisoning at homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Republic

    Authorities say about 50 people in a Salt Lake City homeless shelter were taken to hospitals for suspected food poisoning. A Fire Department spokesman says EMTs responded to the St. Vincent DePaul shelter Sunday night after receiving reports of multiple people vomiting.

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  17. Top-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies from cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Republic

    Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92. Perry died Saturday surrounded by his family at his Salt Lake City home, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement.

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  18. Contested Utah law could impact contact lens industryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Republic

    A law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that took effect this week in Utah is a setback for the nation's largest manufacturers that could have ripple effects across the country amid an increasingly bitter fight with discount retailers. The new law appears to clear the way for the largest online discount seller, Utah-based 1-800 Contacts, to disregard minimum prices set by the lens makers and sell at a discount across state lines, said Steve DelBianco, executive director of the Internet sellers trade group NetChoice.

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  19. Northwest Indiana man sentenced for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The Republic

    A northwest Indiana man has been sentenced to 240 years in prison after pleading guilty to production, distribution and possession of child pornography. The Times reports U.S. Attorney David Capp announced 32-year-old Daniel T. Eckstrom of Lake Station pleaded guilty to the charges on Jan. 17 and was sentenced Tuesday.

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  20. Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside storeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | The Republic

    A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said. The 31-year-old male shooter was in Macey's parking lot in Orem, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, when he heard a woman's screams as she was being pulled from her SUV by the suspect, investigators said.

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