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20 min ago | SFGate

Utah's alternative to Medicaid expansion stalled

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Sundance Film Festival, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Gary Herbert

4 hrs ago | Deseret News

Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Jim French, who installed his first set of solar panels five years ago and recently added more panels, poses for a photograph at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Salt Lake City, UT

8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Lit book club for August: "Utah Reflections"

Steeped as much in its religious roots as in its identity as a mountain playground, the Wasatch Front is home to an increasing diversity of voices.

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12 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Summer on Saturday, autumnal on Sunday

Initially hot and then cooler temperatures, breezes and a smattering of rain are forecast for northern Utah's Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Uintah, UT

16 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Gov. Gary Herbert says UTA has fixed most problems in audit

Most of the problems uncovered in a scathing audit of the Utah Transit Authority this week have been rectified, according to Gov. Gary Herbert, who said he has confidence with the direction the agency is headed.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSL-TV

Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the "100 deadliest days" on Utah highways.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Woods Cross, UT

Sys-Con Media

InsideSales.com Recognized as Utah's 18th Fastest Growing Company by Utah Business Magazine

Acknowledging its explosive growth over the past few years, Utah Business magazine listed InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, as the 18th fastest growing company in Utah today at the magazine's annual Fast 50 event in Salt Lake City.

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

Deseret News

Couples in Utah same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal

Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, and Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge hug during a press conference regarding a federal appeals court decision on same-sex marriage in Salt Lake City Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's alternative to Medicaid expansion still stalled

There's still one persistent snag preventing federal health officials from agreeing, in concept, to Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan: the work requirement.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Gary Herbert

The Raw Story

Gay rights activists face charges over sit-in at Utah Legislature

Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the State Capitol to demand lawmakers consider an anti-discrimination bill are now facing misdemeanor charges linked to the protest, according to state court records.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Gay/Lesbian, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Detectives crack 1991 Utah murder mystery

Unified Police believe they've solved a Holladay woman's 23-year-old cold case, thanks to DNA and Legos.

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Salt Lake Tribune

TribTalk: Trib Talk: Utah football preview

The University of Utah kicks off the season against Idaho State Thursday night and the pressure is on for quarterback Travis Wilson - and coach Kyle Whittingham - to perform.

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Related Topix: University of Utah

KSBW-TV

Raw milk sickens 45 in Utah

Raw milk from Utah has sickened 45 people, according to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KSL-TV

Experts explain how to spot child abuse

A day after a Utah man was arrested for child abuse homicide, and a Utah woman arrested for the attempted murder of her baby, experts tell us how to spot the signs of abuse early.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Deseret News

In our opinion: Recent Napa Valley earthquake reminds Utahns to be prepared

Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? California's Napa Valley was fortunate that the 6.0 earthquake that struck over the weekend came at 3 a.m., ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Opinion

The Times Bulletin

Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Kody Brown poses with his wives at one of their homes in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sister Wives, Entertainment, Television, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

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Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose... Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, FLDS, Religion

The Tribune

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

In this April 20, 2006, file photo, Hildale, Utah, sits at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground.

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

KSL-TV

Proposal offers incentive to finish degree in 8 semesters

A proposal by a Utah lawmaker would offer tuition incentives for completing a bachelor's degree in four years and potentially cover the cost of tuition if a student is forced to enroll for more than eight semesters.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Utah State University

KSL-TV

Trial ordered for woman accused of using bacon to start fire

A Uintah County woman accused of using burning bacon to start a fire inside her ex-boyfriend's house was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on a number of charges including arson.

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Related Topix: Fire

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