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Legislature begins: northern Utah lawmakers back broad range of

Legislature Returns_John (3)-2

SALT LAKE CITY — Of Utah’s 104 elected lawmakers, two dozen hail from northern Utah, representing house and senate districts in Davis, Weber, Box Elder, Cache, and Morgan Counties....

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Utah officials join large rally in support of police

SALT LAKE CITY — Dozens of uniformed police officers joined Utah state officials and several hundred people Thursday afternoon at a rally to support law...


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State representative for central Ogden goes to bat for local

SALT LAKE CITY -- In his third term representing central Ogden, Rep. Jeremy Peterson juggles Capitol Hill duties, work and family. “We’re here in the...


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Police rights to impound cars debated by lawmakers

SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that would give police officers the right to tow and impound vehicles of unlicensed drivers drew robust discussion Thursday,...


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Truck records spat goes to S. Weber city attorney

SOUTH WEBER — Rather than to continue to fight publicly over some missing paperwork involving the 2013 purchase and leasing of four public works vehicles, the...


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Attorney General nominee wins GOP endorsements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch won two key Republican endorsements Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black woman in...




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New laws proposed for use of deadly force by police

SALT LAKE CITY – State lawmakers met Tuesday to address new policies for police use of deadly force. Lawmakers, police investigation prosecutors, and the...


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Clinton City Council seat vacancy

CLINTON – Clinton City has a seat vacancy to fill the seat previously held by Brice Mitchell, who has served in the position since Jan. 2012. Mitchell has...


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Herbert working on 10-year education plan

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert says he’s working with state officials and educators to develop a 10-year education plan for Utah. Herbert said...


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Sen. Lee talks HAFB future, key issues with Defense nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah spoke about key issues effecting national security with Secretary of Defense Nominee Ashton Carter this week as Carter...


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Transportation needs far outpace funding, concerns increase

SALT LAKE CITY — Funding for city and county road maintenance and upgrades falls woefully short of needs, according to a new study released Wednesday by...


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Utah officials join large rally in support of police

SALT LAKE CITY — Dozens of uniformed police officers joined Utah state officials and several hundred people Thursday afternoon at a rally to support law...


Police rights to impound cars debated by lawmakers

SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that would give police officers the right to tow and impound vehicles of unlicensed drivers drew robust discussion Thursday,...