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During Governor Spencer Cox's monthly press conference on Thursday, Cox touched on his want to ban fireworks statewide, his lack of authority to do so, the legislature not wanting to tighten restrictions, and how easy it is to spark a fire in the current drought conditions.

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A handful of Democratic lawmakers praised the Utah State Board of Education’s resolution “denouncing racism and embracing equity in Utah schools” while some Republicans voiced concern during an Education Interim Committee meeting on Wednesday.

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SALT LAKE CITY — “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah and her defense attorneys have asked a federal judge in New York this week to dismiss charges against her in a fraud case because officers allegedly coerced her into waiving her Miranda rights when she was arrested in Utah.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Transportation officials have reported nearly twice as many people died in alcohol-involved crashes on Utah roads last year compared to the year before, despite less commuter traffic during the coronavirus pandemic.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As folks drank coffee and munched on doughnuts on the patio outside the Jordan River Nature Center, Kylie Jones-Greenwood gave a simple directive. Jones-Greenwood, who uses they/them pronouns, wanted each of the dozen or so guests to introduce themselves, including thei…

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah congressional delegation on Wednesday requested a meeting with President Joe Biden before he makes his final decision on whether the boundaries of two sprawling national monuments in Utah should be restored.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox urged residents and businesses to cut down on their water usage Tuesday to combat the worst drought the state has experienced in decades.

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SALT LAKE CITY — A committee created to consider a name change for a university in Utah voted Monday to choose a replacement that does not include Dixie — a regional term many consider offensive because of its association with the Deep South and slavery.

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SALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of conservation groups on Friday sued the U.S. government over the Trump administration’s decision to allow construction of a new four-lane highway through a national conservation area in southern Utah that includes protected habitat for the Mojave desert tortoise.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has made her recommendation about whether to reverse former President Donald Trump’s decision to downsize two sprawling national monuments in Utah, but details of her decision were not released.

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SALT LAKE CITY — More than a dozen people were thrown out of a tour bus that crashed and rolled on a remote Utah highway in 2019, killing four Chinese tourists and highlighting a lack of safety standards for bus roofs and windows, U.S. investigators said Thursday.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Twin sisters Anisa Dahir and Asma Dahir walked briskly, in high heels no less, up a ramp to the stage where they would be awarded college diplomas and congratulated by Westminster College President Beth Dobkin.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has sent out several notifications this week pertaining to temple “for time” marriages, a new president for BYU-Pathways, and the opening to phase 3 of 60 or more temples throughout the world.

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A new study from the Utah Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget identified “instances of gender pay gaps within some agencies” in the executive branch and found that “women and minorities are underrepresented in jobs associated with higher levels of pay and decision-making authority.”