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  1. Recovering heroin addict explains why it's so hard to stay clean - even in rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Andi Peterson, a 26-year-old Utah resident, suffered a years-long heroin addiction before she was old enough to vote. Peterson had more advantages to getting clean than many affected by opioids.

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  2. Arizona indicts Utah trio in murder-kidnapping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Murder and kidnapping charges will move forward against three Utahns after the disappearance and death of Washington County resident David Heisler, whose remains were discovered in a remote Arizona wilderness area last summer. The Mohave County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that a grand jury has indicted Francis McCard, 56, Kelley Perry, 32, and Tammy Freeman, 54, for first-degree felony murder and kidnapping in the case.

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  3. Trump rolls out executive order reviewing federal education rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Gov. Gary Herbert, fresh from attending a signing ceremony of an executive order directing a review of national monument designations, also attended the rollout of a directive to analyze federal education rules impacting states. Herbert's day in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday swirled around a theme he has hammered on during his tenure as governor: Vital issues affecting states are best left for states to govern, not some distant government thousands of miles away.

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  4. Sierra Club Will Resist Trump Order to Undermine Public Land ProtectionsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Today Donald Trump issued an Executive Order requiring the Department of the Interior to determine whether or not to shrink or otherwise modify existing national monuments across the country. The Order requires the Department of the Interior to review large landscape national monuments designated through use of the Antiquities Act since 1996, including Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.

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  5. 'End These Abuses' Trump vows to reverse Obama national monuments 'land grab'Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Fox News

    President Trump on Wednesday ordered the Interior Department to review national monument designations dating back 20 years for millions of acres of land, arguing former presidents have "abused" the system and vowing to return such authority to citizens and state lawmakers. "Today, we are giving power back to the states and people where it belongs," Trump said in signing the executive order at the Interior Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. "This massive federal land grab; it's gotten worse and worse."

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  6. Utah forecast: A wet, sometimes snowy denouement for the Wasatch weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Until then, as Langston Hughes drolly observed, "It raineth on the Just and the Unjust Alike, but the Unjust stealeth the Just's umbrella." And so, you soggy, bareheaded Utahns caught in the storm, the late " jazz poet " advises a sigh and surrender: " Let the rain kiss you.

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  7. Derek B. Miller: Utah hasn't forgotten the power of free enterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Deseret News

    Utahns constantly hear how well the state's economy is doing. Pick a category of economic success and Utah is at or near the top.

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  8. Utility Poles Pose Problems for 5G & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Light Reading

    Pole attachment rules -- rules that govern how telecom companies can attach equipment to utility poles to deliver Internet and phone services -- are a huge problem for the broadband industry, and in recent years, the problem has taken center stage as new market entrants have faced off against incumbent ISPs over streamlining utility pole access. Incumbents have won hard-fought battles for utility pole real estate in many regions, and they're loathe to make it easy for competitors to claim their own space on those poles in a bid to launch rival services.

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  9. Daggett board to take over as sheriff amid jail controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Daggett County commissioners will fill in as sheriff, they announced two days after the resignation of the former official elected to the post. It's the latest development after a state report alleged misconduct at the county's jail in the sparsely populated corner of northeastern Utah.

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  10. Here's the average tax refund people get in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Deseret News

    We're almost a week removed from Tax Day, which means plenty of Utahns and Americans will soon receive their long-awaited refunds. How much will each Utahn get? It depends on their own financial situations.

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  11. The Essential A&E Picks for April 27-May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    FRIDAY 4/28 Kelly O'Neill: rend/er Kelly O'Neill - a recent recipient of a BFA in studio art emphasizing in photography/digital imaging from the University of Utah - likes to tinker with digital production. He's fascinated with how the digital image is created, and then how we react to it.

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  12. FBI to look at Utah jail inmate mistreatment investigationRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Utah state officials say the FBI wants to take a look at their investigation of a remote Utah county jail under investigation for allegations of inmate mistreatment. Utah Department of Corrections spokeswoman Maria Peterson said Tuesday that the agency plans to provide the report soon to the FBI.

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  13. Workforce Services names new director of unemployment insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Deseret News

    Michelle Beebe, former director of Utah's unemployment insurance division, participates in a meeting at RizePoint, located in Cottonwood Heights. The Utah Department of Workforce Services has selected Kevin Burt as the new director of the unemployment insurance division.

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  14. 1,700 Utah elementary students hurt annually on playgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Education Week

    A new study by the Utah Department of Health found about 5,100 elementary school students were injured on school playgrounds in the state over three years. Nearly two-thirds of students in kindergarten through sixth grade who experienced injuries at school from mid-2012 to mid-2015 were hurt on the playground, the report said.

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  15. Back behind bars: Recidivism in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The WSU Signpost

    "Educated people are less likely to commit crimes," said Jonathan Wride, an employee at the Ogden County Jail who works in the GED program. Wride commented on the barriers in between incarcerated individuals and education: "The inmates I help are not allowed to have staples, so I have to take every single staple out of the packets and books.

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  16. Chevron's S.L. refinery will produce low-sulfur fuel in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Deseret News

    Calling it a red-letter day for air quality, Gov. Gary Herbert ushered in an announcement Tuesday by Chevron that it will transform its Salt Lake City refinery operations to move to cleaner burning fuel by the end of 2019. The law provides tax incentives for refineries by not taxing the "inputs" that go into refining crude oil into fuel and was held up as the "carrot" to help refineries make the transition.

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  17. Back behind bars: recidivism in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The WSU Signpost

    "Educated people are less likely to commit crimes," said Jonathan Wride, an employee at the Ogden County Jail who works in the GED program. Wride commented on the barriers in between incarcerated individuals and education: "The inmates I help are not allowed to have staples, so I have to take every single staple out of the packets and books.

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  18. BLM Utah Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Emery County Progress

    The Bureau of Land Management in Utah is seeking public nominations for six positions on its Utah Resource Advisory Council that will become available in 2018. The due date for applications is May 30, 2017.

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  19. Letter: We must let science guide usRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Environmental Protection Agency has announced an effort to revise its ozone standard of 70 parts per million back up to 75 ppm . One of the defining features of the Clean Air Act has been its insistence on using medical and scientific research to determine standards of pollutants that protect people and our environment.

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  20. UTubers: New dinosaur discovered in Moab and a new 'Studio C' characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Deseret News

    New YouTube offerings from Utahns this week were full of surprises, from Stacey Harkey dressed up as a grandma to a dinosaur buried in Moab. Utahns Lexi Mae Walker and Jenny Oaks Baker performed a new arrangement of "The Prayer."

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