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4 min ago | Deseret News

3 modern Utah heroes who exemplify pioneer attributes

Snowbasin owners Earl and Carol Holding cut the ribbon during the opening ceremonies of Snowbasin's new expansion in 1999.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Utah's Pioneer Village once in a backyard

Ethel and Horace Sorensen. Horace A. Sorensen founded South East Furniture Co. in 1925.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Farmington, UT

Outside the Beltway

Federal Judge Strikes Down Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Thanks in large part to the decisions from the 10th Circuit decisions that struck down similar laws in Utah and Oklahoma, a Federal Judge in Colorado has ruled that the Centennial State's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional: Colorado Attorney General John Suthers lost another round in his fight to defend the state's voter-approved ban on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Conservative Political News

Deseret News

Salt Lake City's Smyth reclaims 10K title, Ogden's Ward wins women's division

Deseret News 10K winner Patrick Smyth, right, talks with other runners Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Liberty Park following the race.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Ogden, UT, Logan, UT, Weber State University

Examiner.com

2014 Pioneer Day activities including parade, fireworks, marathon and rodeo

Thursday is Pioneer Day 2014 in Utah, and families around the state have already begun celebrating.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Salt Lake City, UT

The Washington Post

BYU grads basically run Utaha s government

According to information listed by lawmakers, people who received their bachelor's degree from BYU make up about a third of both the state House and Senate.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, University of Utah, Utah State University

Los Angeles Times

Ten states join Indiana appeal of rulings allowing same-sex marriage

Several hundred people gather in Salt Lake City last month to celebrate a court ruling in favor of gay marriage in Utah.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Denver County, CO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Pinoy indie films premiere in Spain

The success of Filipino independent films has finally reached Spain. Seven selected Filipino movies are now being screened at a local movie house in Barcelona.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, Chanson, Cinema

Reuters

Exploding shooting targets banned from 12 U.S. national forests

Federal land managers on Wednesday banned exploding targets used by shooting enthusiasts from 12 national forests in four Western U.S. states, saying the devices could spark wildfires and are a threat to public safety.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

Sunherald.com

Utah couple, 78 and 80, wed at nursing home

The 80-year-old Jerry Peck and 78-year-old Carolyn Osmond wed Tuesday in matching electric wheelchairs on a patio at Treeo Senior Living.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Wedding

WAVE-TV Louisville

Man who led police on chase was on parole for killing girlfriend

BY GARY POPP gary.popp@newsandtribune.com Produced in partnership with the News and Tribune JEFFERSONVILLE - A man who led Jeffersonville police on a nearly 40-minute, slow-speed vehicle pursuit Tuesday morning has been identified as a convicted killer who spent more than 12 years in a Utah prison.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah health professionals urge Obama to create new national monument

Utah health professionals are adding their voices to the clamor for President Barack Obama to create a Greater Canyonlands national monument.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah man pleads guilty to gang-related homicide

A 21-year-old man charged with murder for the gang-related shooting of another man outside of a Salt Lake City Maverik store last year has resolved the case by pleading guilty to a lesser homicide charge.

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KSL-TV

Mortality rate of Utah pioneers matched national average, study says

With Pioneer Day around the corner, many Utahns are honoring their ancestors who traveled to Salt Lake City by handcart or wagon.

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Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Brigham Young University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bradenton.com

Furniture store Lovesac commits to Mall at University Town Center

Furniture store Lovesac will be one of the final stores committing to the Mall at University Town Center before it opens Oct. 16. Lovesac is known for modular furniture called "sectionals" that can be rearranged to create various layouts for a couch or loveseat, ottomans and so on.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, University Park, FL, Boca Raton, FL

The Beaumont Enterprise

Lawmakers trash, give away mail from Warren Jeffs

This Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo shows part of a book received by Utah legislators in 2012 titled "Jesus Christ; Message to all Nations" credited to Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of a polygamist sect.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

The Days of '47 Parade and other Pioneer Day celebrations throughout Utah

Children with the Sons of the Utah Pioneers pull a handcart in the Days of 47 KSL 5 Parade in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Examiner.com

Best bathroom stop in Utah on I-15

Summer vacations call for road trips through unfamiliar territory. If yours takes you on I-15 between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, you'll want to take a bathroom break at one of the best restrooms I've come across on years of road trips through the Southwest.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Santaquin, UT

Deseret News

'Horse' exhibit debuts at Natural History Museum of Utah

Mary Pickering looks around during the opening day of "The Horse" exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Deseret News

Dancing stars Julianne and Derek Hough visit Primary Children's Hospital

Two celebrities donned capes and masks and surprised patients at Primary Children's Hospital July 17 in honor of Superhero Day.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Family, Kids

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