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Utah wild horse roundup off to good start

In its only roundup, BLM is pulling 140 horses from state lands; county commissioners, ranchers say far more need to go.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deseret News

High school football: Louis Wong, Tony McGeary headline crop of 20 new coaches in 2014

Timpview High School head football coach Louis Wong and offensive coordinator Chad VanOrden with their five championship trophies they've won since 2000 August 12, 2010.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, West Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis ex...

Often, the divide between the "conservative" and the "progressive" political points of view comes down to the former believing that the latter is rushing headlong into anarchy, which will harm the weak and innocent, while the latter sees the former as clinging to an unreasonable fear of change, even when that change promises to be liberating.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Owens says poll shows he can beat Love

Mia Love has a strong lead in Utah's 4th Congressional District race , but a poll commissioned by Doug Owens has given the Democratic challenger renewed hope that he can close the gap.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Utah

BroadwayWorld.com

Utah Premiere of August: Osage County Prompts Record-Breaking Kickstarter Funding Success

That was Michele Rideout's reaction when she learned that a record $5,000 had been raised for the Utah Repertory Theater Company/Silver Summit Theatre co-production of the Utah premiere of "August: Osage County."

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Theater, Arts

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: GOP has 60% shot at taking the Senate

Forecast: GOP has 60% shot of taking the Senate. Trial over Oklahoma City bombing docs starts today.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

Utah Business

Park City Company Brings Fresh Seafood to Utah

Park City Ben and Lorin Smaha are used to seeing people's jaws drops as they walk past their business.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSL-TV

Crews near containment on several Utah fires

Crews made progress on a number of fires burning throughout Utah on Sunday, establishing containment lines and opening previously closed roadways.

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Related Topix: Utah County, UT

Deseret News

Doug Robinson: Utah runner produces feats for the ages

Brad Barton, a motivational speaker and magician from Ogden, has shredded the record books for middle-distance running - at the age of 48 I preach the doctrine of getting better," he says.

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Deseret News

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with fewer anti-smoking initiatives.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Suicide, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Times & Seasons

Literary Joseph Fielding Smith #17: The Lord of Hosts has Spoken by Octave F. Ursenbach

The Teachings of Joseph Fielding Smith lesson 17 covers "Sealing Power and Temple Blessings," the ordinances restored through the priesthood which lead to our salvation, for salvation in the eternal kingdom is dependent on sealing, both to parents, to spouse and to children.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Salt Lake Tribune

Coming soon to Utah liquor stores: cannabis oils?

A state senator who co-sponsored the bill legalizing the possession of cannabis extracts to treat children with epilepsy is considering ways to make it easier for Utah parents to get the oils, including potentially making them available at state liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration

Deseret News

My view: Balancing personal conviction and compassion for same-sex couples

Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen and Plaintiffs Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge attend a press conference regarding same sex marriage in Salt Lake City Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Sundance Film Festival, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's Hatch longs for Senate's good ol' days

Washington a Underneath the desks of the Senate majority and minority leaders are spittoons.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

Salt Lake Tribune

New rules helped Utah snag immigrants' illegal driver licenses

Forcing Utah drivers to prove their citizenship and identity for a license may have seemed like torture at times during the past five years, initially causing lines with waits that averaged more than three hours .

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Personal Finance, Social Security

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deseret News

Healing souls, healing a mountain

Two very different worlds are in collision, carrying out a mission that is on one level in disharmony and in contradiction.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Sudden resignation stirs UTOPIA intrigue in Brigham [Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 26--BRIGHAM CITY -- The sudden resignation of a city councilman has drawn 14 applicants hoping to replace him and raised the possibility of a swing vote affecting the city's future with the fiber-optic network UTOPIA.

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Related Topix: Ogden, UT, Brigham City, UT, Box Elder County, UT, Tremonton, UT

Deseret News

State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Heather Young casts her vote with her son Bryce at her side Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Fort Herriman Middle School.

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Related Topix: Herriman, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Health centers can't replace Medicaid expansion

While our policy makers continue to debate Medicaid expansion, Utah's 13 Health Center organizations struggle to meet the needs and demands of our existing uninsured patients.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Park Record

Scene Clips for July 26

A Chorus Line' at the Egyptian Theatre The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., will wrap its run of "A Chorus Line" on Sunday, July 27. Evening curtain is 6 p.m. Tickets range from $39 to $70.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Park City, UT

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