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Group's attorney questions funds used for Kaysville Christmas

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KAYSVILLE — An attorney representing a Kaysville citizens group is requesting the city return $698.14 to the city power fund it used to help pay for a Christmas party for it’s city...

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Davis Behavioral Health gets $1M to fight opioid abuse

LAYTON — Davis Behavioral Health received a $1 million donation from Intermountain Healthcare to help address the opioid addiction epidemic in Davis and...


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Utah's Chaffetz in thick of D.C. marijuana fight

WASHINGTON — The new mayor of the nation’s capital was hoping to get along fine with Republicans on Capitol Hill. Instead, they’ve threatened her...


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Utah ranks OK for infrastructure but canals are a worry

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah received no A’s or F’s on its 2015 infrastructure report card prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers....


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North Ogden saving energy one light at a time

NORTH OGDEN – It’s not uncommon for the mayor and city council to get multiple complaints a week about burned out streetlights. So when the city saw a...


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Students and teachers disagree on mandatory civics test

SALT LAKE CITY – Lawmakers unanimously passed a bill that requires students in Utah to pass a civics test to graduate high school, but students and teachers...




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Bill to stabilize general assistance aid advances in Senate

SALT LAKE CITY -- Legislation that would allow federal reimbursements for General Assistance aid to return to that program fund rather than going into the...


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Low-income advocates urge lawmakers to sunset earmarks to help

SALT LAKE CITY -- Since 2005, earmarks in Utah’s general fund budget have climbed from $42 million to $531 million, with most of those dollars getting...


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Utah to debate medical marijuana bill Thursday

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers are set to hold their first hearing Thursday on a medical marijuana proposal that would allow residents of the conservative...


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GOP may need House Dems to help resolve DHS funding impasse

WASHINGTON — For all the talk of Republican House Speaker John Boehner being trapped by the quarrel over funding the Homeland Security Department, he holds a...


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Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — A panel of Utah lawmakers has given initial approval to a medical marijuana proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who...


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Utah's Chaffetz in thick of D.C. marijuana fight

WASHINGTON — The new mayor of the nation’s capital was hoping to get along fine with Republicans on Capitol Hill. Instead, they’ve threatened her...


Davis Behavioral Health gets $1M to fight opioid abuse

LAYTON — Davis Behavioral Health received a $1 million donation from Intermountain Healthcare to help address the opioid addiction epidemic in Davis and...