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Government

Bishop's plan for Utah public lands draws criticism

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker’s proposal to resolve longtime conflicts of the state’s public lands is drawing criticism from environmentalists...


Government

Box Elder County joins sales tax increase movement

BRIGHAM CITY — Box Elder County has joined the rest of the Wasatch Front in placing a quarter-cent sales tax hike for transportation on the Nov. 3...


State

FDA OKs OxyContin for preteens; Utah revisits medical marijuana

OGDEN — As Utah’s lawmakers continue to examine the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana, the federal Food and Drug Administration...


Government

Lawmakers plan competing bills to set body-camera rules

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As Utah looks at regulating police use of body cameras, lawmakers are planning competing proposals that would either set specific rules...


Government

1 in 5 Interstate 15 carpool lane drivers violate law

SALT LAKE CITY — Transportation officials say 1 in every 5 drivers shouldn’t be in the carpool lane on Interstate 15. The Salt lake Tribune reports...




Government

New twist in Ogden Valley water war

EDEN — The state engineer’s July 31 ruling granting Summit Mountain Holding Group LLC conditional approval to place its mountaintop Hidden Lake...


Government

Utah lawmakers OK new state prison in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers on Wednesday voted to build a new state prison near Salt Lake City’s airport. The GOP-dominated state House and Senate...


Government

Ex- SLC mayor sues NSA over Olympics surveillance

SALT LAKE CITY — A former mayor of Salt Lake City has sued the National Security Agency over what he calls a mass warrantless surveillance program monitoring...


Government

Utah sales tax proposal advances in 3 counties

OGDEN — Despite a concerted effort by a powerful conservative lobby to sink the option, Weber County voters will get the chance this November to weigh in on a...


Government

Utah revokes hundreds of concealed gun permits

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state officials are revoking concealed weapons permits this year at almost record rates because of unreadable fingerprints. The Salt...


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