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  1. Stericycle medical waste incinerator proposes doubling productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Deseret News

    A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at a new facility in Tooele County. Stericycle Inc. is proposing to burn 18,000 tons of medical waste per year at a future site in Tooele County - up from 7,000 tons per year at the current site, according to details state environmental regulators posted online Monday.

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  2. Court fee for parents seeking guardianship of disabled children may drop tenfoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Deseret News

    The court filing fee for parents seeking guardianship of their adult children with disabilities would drop from $360 to $35 under a bill endorsed by a House committee Thursday. Rep. Becky Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, sponsor of HB399 , said state law requires parents who raise children with disabilities to go to court to obtain guardianship once the youths reach age 18. They must file a petition in court with the assistance of legal counsel, and they must also pay for an attorney to represent their child's interests.

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  3. Committee endorses bill on air quality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Deseret News

    A Senate committee approved a measure that would allow Utah to pass rules that are "different" from the federal government when it comes to air quality. The measure had Republican support and now goes before the full Legislature.

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  4. Some Republican House members disagree with blocking Healthy UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Deseret News

    Not all House Republicans agree with their leaders' decision to block the governor's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. "I am supporting Healthy Utah and would very much like to have this issue debated and voted on, so that position is very frustrating and disappointing to me," Rep. Becky Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, posted on her website.

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  5. Some GOP House members disagree with blocking Healthy UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Deseret News

    Not all House Republicans agree with their leaders' decision to block the governor's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. "I am supporting Healthy Utah and would very much like to have this issue debated and voted on, so that position is very frustrating and disappointing to me," Rep. Becky Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, posted on her website.

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  6. Bill to allow different air quality rules than EPA clears HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Deseret News

    A measure described as a "good compromise" allowing Utah to craft a different approach than the federal government on clean air rules passed the House on Tuesday on a 58-14 vote. HB226 would enable the Utah Division of Air Quality to pursue strategies that differ from what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has in place to curb air pollution.

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  7. Clean air measure dies in Utah SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Deseret News

    The annual legislative effort by Democrats to get the state to overturn its own law on making stricter air quality rules died on the Utah Senate floor Monday afternoon. Senate Democrats issued a statement decrying the bill's defeat.

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  8. North Salt Lake utility billing cycle to changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Deseret News

    The billing cycle for North Salt Lake utility bills is changing. Beginning in March, utility bills will be mailed by the 15th of each month and will be due the last day of each month.

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  9. University of Utah to develop technology for bionic hand controlled by thoughts, gives feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Deseret News

    Matthew Beckstead, 36, lost his hands in an electrical accident when he was 19 and has recently participated in the study of the Utah Slanted Electrode Array, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in North Salt Lake City. The University of Utah was awarded $1.4 million to help researchers continue exploring sophisticated prosthetics that will respond to a user's thoughts and relay feelings of movement to their brain.

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  10. North Salt Lake woman dies in Bountiful accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Deseret News

    Police have identified a North Salt Lake woman who was killed Tuesday night as she attempted to cross Main Street in Bountiful. Witnesses told police that Patricia Ziegler, 64, crossed through a break in southbound traffic about 6:30 p.m. but didn't see a northbound SUV.

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  11. Committee endorses bill to repeal no more stringent law on pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Deseret News

    Utah Senator Gene Davis speaks in the Senate Chambers of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, March 4, 2011. Davis sponsored a bill that would repeal a provision in Utah law preventing adoption of pollution rules tougher than what the federal government requires.

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  12. More women in public office means finding balance in family lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Deseret News

    In this 2007 file photo, mayoral candidate Jenny Wilson watches the election tally for the Salt Lake City mayoral primaries. A Utah initiative held an all-day conference on Saturday to encourage women to run for municipal and political offices throughout the state.

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  13. Police chase starts, ends with crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Deseret News

    Officers responded to a report that a vehicle had been fraudulently purchased at Sunburst Auto, 2635 S. State, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. When police arrived, a woman and her male passenger were trying to drive away from the premises, said South Salt Lake police spokesman Mitch Howard.

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  14. Police chase through three Utah cities ends in North Salt Lake crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Deseret News

    The chase began in South Salt Lake, crossed Salt Lake City, and ended about 8:45 p.m. in North Salt Lake when the driver lost control and crashed into a power pole near 300 West and Center Street, North Salt Lake Police Sgt. Mitch Gwilliam said.

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  15. New Utah laws involving pit bulls, elections, uninsured drivers now in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Deseret News

    She was given a second chance at life after being adopted from a shelter, and now, she can live in any Utah town her owner wants to. Martin also works with Best Friends Animal Society , an animal group that worked with legislators to get this breed law passed.

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  16. Councilman: Plan to relocate prison to Salt Lake 'too much for our community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Deseret News

    Sophia White is taking her concerns about relocating the Utah State Prison to one of two sites in Salt Lake City to a higher authority. Attending a news conference and rally Tuesday at the Utah State Fairpark to oppose relocation of the state prison to Salt Lake City, the 6-year-old held a handmade sign expressing her wishes to Santa Claus: "All I want for Christmas is no prison in my backyard."

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  17. Plan to relocate prison to Salt Lake City 'too much for our community,' councilman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Deseret News

    Sarah White joins her daughters Sophia, left, and Amelia with opponents of relocating the Utah State Prison to Salt Lake City during a rally at the Utah State Fairpark Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City already hosts all female state prison parolees, sex offenders leaving prison and federal parolees, said Salt Lake City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa.

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  18. Letter: Public health compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Deseret News

    The kid-glove handling of Stericycle shows how ineffective and compromised environmental regulation is in Utah. The residents of North Salt Lake get to be bathed in Stericycle-generated carcinogens another three years! The kid-glove handling of Stericycle shows how ineffective and compromised environmental regulation is in Utah.

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  19. Report: Rotor detached before deadly chopper crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Deseret News

    Safety inspectors say mechanics had worked on the main rotor of a helicopter and were taking it for a test flight when the rotor came off and the chopper crashed into a North Salt Lake building. The National Transportation Safety Board has released a brief preliminary report about the crash that killed Clause Hauer and Bruce Orr on Dec 2. The agency says the helicopter was registered to Native Range Capture Services in Elko, Nevada.

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  20. 2 men killed in North Salt Lake helicopter crash had 'huge passion' for flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Deseret News

    Many questions remain unanswered after a helicopter crashed into a building in North Salt Lake on Tuesday , killing two men. "They had a huge passion for aviation, a huge following of people here at the airport and other airports.

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