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  1. Trib Talk: What is the future of medical marijuana in Utah?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... support letting those with qualifying illnesses take medical marijuana. And sponsoring Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, has one more year before he leaves office to push his idea through Utah's Capitol. At 12:15 pm. Thursday, Madsen, state Tax ...

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  2. Prep softball: Lehi's big fifth inning lifts it over WestlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Saratoga Springs a Visiting Lehi had plenty of opportunities to score in the third and fourth innings against Westlake, but tallying only one run. It looked like those chances gone missing could lead to a loss for the defending Class 5A state champs on Tuesday.

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  3. Utah's school leaders look for solutions to the shortage of substitute teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Deseret News

    ... ones farthest away from the I-15 corridor," Patten said. "That would include areas of Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs, mostly." Alpine and other school districts use a temporary employment agency to hire and train substitute teachers. ...

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  4. School leaders look for solutions to substitute teacher shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Deseret News

    ... ones farthest away from the I-15 corridor," Patten said. "That would include areas of Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs, mostly." Alpine and other school districts use a temporary employment agency to hire and train substitute teachers. ...

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  5. Rolly: Legislature creates transparency, then takes it awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... were Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, Sens. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and Mark Madsen of Saratoga Springs, and Republican Reps. Keven Stratton of Orem, Lowry Snow of Santa Clara, Dixon Pitcher of Ogden, Mike Noel of Kanab, Brad Last ...

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  6. Utah Legislative Wrap-Up 2015: Up in the AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... session, as if the volume of controversy wasn't turned up high enough, Republican Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, introduced the state's first-ever medical-marijuana bill, which fell but a single vote shy of advancing to the House. But the ...

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  7. Lawmakers pass 'right to try' legislation, not medical cannabis, death with dignity billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Deseret News

    ... we can give them hope, I think that is the least we can do as a state," Froerer said. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, sponsor of SB259, described his legislation as a measure for "freedom and compassion." Medical cannabis is a less toxic ...

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  8. Utah County man gets 5 years in prison for scamming band programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Deseret News

    A Utah travel agent has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for taking money for a southwestern Missouri high school band trip to Hawaii that never happened. Calliope "Ope" Saaga, 40, of Saratoga Springs, also was ordered to pay more than $780,000 in restitution related to his theft involving the Willard High School band and similar schemes that victimized two Arkansas school districts.

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  9. Utah man gets 5 years in prison for scamming Missouri band programRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Missourian

    ... the Willard High School band and similar schemes that victimized two Arkansas school districts. Saaga, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, was hired to book airfare, lodging, transportation and meals for more than 300 Willard High School students and ...

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  10. Utah man gets 5 years in prison for scamming band programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | NWAonline

    ... the Willard High School band and similar schemes that victimized two Arkansas school districts. Saaga, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, was hired to book airfare, lodging, transportation and meals for more than 300 Willard High School students and ...

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  11. Travel Agent Sentenced in Willard High School Band Fraud SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Kansas City InfoZine

    infoZine - Calliope R. Saaga, also known as "Ope," 40, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to five years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Saaga to pay $782,480 in restitution. On ...

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  12. Saratoga Springs man sent to prison for stealing funds from high school bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for taking $360,000 that a Missouri high school band had raised for a trip to Hawaii and using it for gambling in Las Vegas and other personal expenses. U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays also ordered Calliope R. Saaga, 40, who's also known as "Ope," to pay restitution.

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  13. Utah Legislature passes bills to tighten police forcible entry, surveillance lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Deseret News

    ... technology that allows users to "see through walls," said the bill's sponsor, Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. A House committee previously amended the bill to remove provisions that specify requirements for the warrant application, including ...

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  14. Legislative plate full with two days left until end of sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... prescribed medical marijuana went down to defeat on the Senate floor yesterday 14-15. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, sponsor of SB 259, promised to bring the bill back next year. Also remaining to be dealt with in the Legislature's ...

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  15. Nonpartisan school board bill clears first Senate testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... an election bill last year - Howard Stephenson of Draper, Stephen Urquhart of St. George and Mark Madsen of Saratoga Springs - voted for the legislation Tuesday.

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  16. Lawmakers scuffle over bills to tighten police body camera, surveillance rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Deseret News

    ... done better," McCay said. "...What I don't know is how to go forward with this bill. Rep. Mark Madsen , R-Saratoga Springs, also left the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee with contempt Friday after the panel voted to amend his ...

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  17. Utah Senate narrowly defeats medical marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | KSL-TV

    "I'm disheartened by the fear that seems to be the underlying theme of the opposition," said bill sponsor Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. Earlier Monday, he told reporters he believed he had the votes to pass the bill but would bring it back in the future if that changed.

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  18. Letter: Don't pick defenseless Fairfield for prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Several months ago I was fearful that either nearby communities of Saratoga Springs or Eagle Mountain would be the unfortunate recipient of the new prison and that would in turn have a negative impact on our own small community, Fairfield. Fairfield sits on the border between Utah and Tooele counties and has the dubious honor of being one of the smallest legally designated towns in Utah.

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  19. Tom Clyde: Reefer rabbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Park Record

    ... medical marijuana use, based primarily on the personal experience of Senator Mark Madsen, a Republican from Saratoga Springs, who found his back pain was reduced when he sampled some "edibles" on a recent trip to Colorado. So he is sponsoring a ...

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  20. Legislature ponders medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    With one week left on the state legislative calendar, a bill to approve medical marijuana is on hold in the Senate.Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, introduced Senate Bill 259 on Feb., 25. The bill will permit and regulate the cultivation, processing, testing and dispensing of medical marijuana in Utah.Yesterday, Madsen circled the bill on the ... (more)

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