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Layton Citizens Group alive and well

Chris Crowder

LAYTON — Nearly two years later, the Layton Citizens Group remains “alive and well” and politically active heading into Layton City’s Aug. 11 municipal primary....

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President Obama thanks military families

President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth. He says freedom is not free...


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After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M

SEATTLE — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers....


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No end in sight for a battle over noise in West Haven

WEST HAVEN — A battle over noise in West Haven has been raging for nearly four years, but after all that time, word on a possible resolution among the...


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Montana man seeks license for polygamous marriage

HELENA, Mont. — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage...


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Texas sheriff maintaining state-controlled polygamous ranch

SALT LAKE CITY — Seven years after a massive police raid on a remote polygamous group’s ranch in Texas, a small-town sheriff is mowing the lawn and...




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Cigarettes, open flames prohibited along popular trail

RIVERDALE — Due to “extremely dry and vegetated conditions,” the Riverdale City Council recently passed a resolution to permanently ban fireworks...


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The Flag of Deseret still flies over Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Recent calls to bring down the Confederate flag flying over the South Carolina Capitol have prompted questions as to whether the Deseret flag...


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Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

DENVER — Beer? Wine? Or weed? A campaign is under way to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow...


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Ogden vacation rental ordinance up for debate

OGDEN — With the popularity of home-based vacation rentals on the rise, Ogden officials are grappling with how to regulate the practice so that accommodations...


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Utah denies proposed ballot initiative imposing term limits

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s elections office has rejected a proposed initiative petition to impose term limits on those appointed to serve on hundreds of...


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Ogden vacation rental ordinance up for debate

OGDEN — With the popularity of home-based vacation rentals on the rise, Ogden officials are grappling with how to regulate the practice so that accommodations...


No end in sight for a battle over noise in West Haven

WEST HAVEN — A battle over noise in West Haven has been raging for nearly four years, but after all that time, word on a possible resolution among the...