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27 min ago | Sun Advocate

Club Notes

Price City Fire Department Women's Auxiliary - needs batting for quilts being donated to the University of Utah's burn center.

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Related Topix: Price, UT, University of Utah, Helper, UT, East Carbon, UT, Wellington, UT

Thu Apr 24, 2014

KSL-TV

Utah's Own summit connects small food businesses with local stores

The Department of Agriculture is working to boost Utah's economy by helping small food businesses connect and create working relationships by hosting summits all over the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Candy, Box Elder County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Trib Talk: A new plan to grade Utah schools

Giving schools a letter grade holds educators accountable and provides transparency to the public, supporters of report cards say.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert, Education Etc.

The Spectrum

Envision Utah starts polling for Southern Utah opinions

If Utah is going to add 2.5 million people to its population by 2050, state leaders are faced with a bevy of questions about how to handle that growth and its impacts on air quality, water supplies, traffic congestion and quality of life.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert, Washington County, UT

The Oregonian

Portland marijuana radio host Russ Belville arrested in Utah for pot possession

Seattle residents celebrate 4/20 eve last Saturday night. The event was one of several marijuana celebrations in Washington and Colorado last weekend.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Box Elder County, UT

Denver Post

Denver-based Oakwood expanding in Utah with $75M deal for Henry Walker

Oakwood Homes CEO Pat Hamill shows a home at a new site in Green Valley Ranch on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Centerville, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Heber City, UT

Block U

Utah fight song's fate to be determined by University President

It has taken only one week for the Utah fight song debate to officially reach the desk of University President David Pershing.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Utah NCAA

KSL-TV

Truck carrying turkeys crashes into Utah reservoir

A semitrailer carrying hundreds of live turkeys has crashed into a reservoir northeast of Provo, injuring the driver and spilling birds in and around the water.

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KSL-TV

4. Powell family disputes court brief over life ...

A sister of Josh Powell and his mother have fired back at the father of missing Utah mother Susan Cox Powell in the ongoing battle over life insurance money.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's political parties to prune candidates

Delegates to the Republican and Democratic state conventions Saturday will work to narrow the field of candidates in all four of Utah's U.S. House districts and will also select a new chairman of the Utah Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Food briefs: Utah food and booze makers get national recognition

Salt Lake City's Red Rock Brewing Co., and its experimental Belgian-style ale called Paardebloem, received a gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup competition recently in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Beer, Drink

KSL-TV

Paraglider dies in hospital after weekend accident

University of Utah Health Care spokeswoman Marissa Villasenor says Eric Hill died at the hospital Wednesday morning after he was admitted Sunday.

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Deseret News

Client files with personal information found in Dumpster

Files containing client Social Security numbers and bank account information were found dumped outside the former office of Thomas Rasmussen near 4700 S. Highland Drive, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah realtors give - murder homes' another life

When a California couple pulled up Kay Mortensen 's winding driveway, they found the for-sale sign - peppered with bullet holes - lying in the bushes.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Sundance Film Festival, Home Listing, Home, Brigham Young University

Salt Lake Tribune

Winds wreaking havoc in northern, western Utah

Strong wind gusts, over 70 mph in some places, brought down power poles and tossed vehicles Tuesday afternoon in northern and western Utah.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Tremonton, UT, Weather

Salt Lake Tribune

Number of Utahns with degrees inches up

The number of Utahns with a college degree is growing, but not fast enough, a report released this week found.

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Deseret News

U. student government passes resolution to change fight song

Student legislators at the University of Utah voted Tuesday to change controversial wording in the school's fight song, "Utah Man."

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Re-opening party at Willard Bay after fuel spill

Utah State Parks will hold a re-opening celebration this weekend at Willard Bay State Park's North Marina, which has been closed since a fuel spill last year.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Spectrum

City Council hears Dixie Montessori pros and cons

Residents opposing and favoring the building of the Dixie Montessori School - to be built in the Green Springs subdivision - presented concerns and voiced questions at the Washington City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

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Park Record

Students can continue to DREAM in Utah

In 2001, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin introduced the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, also known as the DREAM Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah Government, Immigration Reform, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Kamas, UT

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