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Layton city chooses recycling option

Recycling trash can

LAYTON – Layton city is now providing an option for its residents to recycle. With the renewal of the city’s contract with Waste Management, Layton residents can now opt-in to Waste...

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Clinton lawmaker hopes to make sex trafficking a capital offense

SALT LAKE CITY — One Utah lawmaker would like to make sex trafficking of a minor a capital offense punishable by death. Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton,...


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Roy chickens initiative falls short by 30 valid signatures

ROY – Backyard chicken proponents in Roy have run into another obstacle in their fight to bring the birds to all zones in Roy. For the last several months the...


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Syracuse discussing secondary water restrictions

SYRACUSE – The Syracuse City Council has decided to schedule a public information meeting at Syracuse High School instead of mandating secondary water use...


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FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate

WASHINGTON — As Congress wrestles over renewing the Patriot Act’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, federal law enforcement officials...


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UDOT now allows left and right turns onto busy Roy road

ROY -- Motorists in Roy may now have something to cheer about. (Hopefully not while they are behind the wheel, however.) The Utah Department of Transportation has...




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Tooele site dropped from list of potential prison locations

SALT LAKE CITY — The short list of possible sites for a new state prison has dropped to four locations. The family of sports and auto magnate Larry H. Miller...


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IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

WASHINGTON — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an...


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Liquor board finalizing rule for events like Oktoberfest

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s liquor board is finalizing more flexible rules for granting permits after receiving intense criticism last year when the board...


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Davis County honors Roundy for growing bird festival

FARMINGTON — During the last 17 years, the Davis County Great Salt Lake Bird Festival grew from 300 participants to 3,000 participants. For her efforts...


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Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

WASHINGTON — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment...


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Roy chickens initiative falls short by 30 valid signatures

ROY – Backyard chicken proponents in Roy have run into another obstacle in their fight to bring the birds to all zones in Roy. For the last several months the...


Clinton lawmaker hopes to make sex trafficking a capital offense

SALT LAKE CITY — One Utah lawmaker would like to make sex trafficking of a minor a capital offense punishable by death. Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton,...