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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Playbill

"The Magic of Sundance": Behind the Scenes at the Sundance Theatre Lab

In the second installment of his weekly blog, Sundance Institute Theatre Lab fellow and playwright Christopher Chen offers insight into the creative process behind the lab, which runs through July 27 in Utah.

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WHTC

Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar ...

Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist group said.

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

KSL-TV

Utah couple compete on 6th season of 'American Ninja Warrior'

An Orem man and his Salt Lake City girlfriend both competed on the reality TV show, "American Ninja Warrior," for the second time.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Deseret News

A.G. scandal: 'Innocent until proven guilty'

Max Wheeler, left, attorney for Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, right, talks about charges of bribery and various other charges against his client who was booked and released from the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Robert Bennett, Salt Lake County, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns appears in court

Provo a Attorneys for a Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing six of her newborn children said Monday that they need more time to look at evidence before moving forward in her court case.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT

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