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Press Release: Governor Lowers Flags In Memory of John Glenn

December 9, 2016
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SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 9, 2016) – As authorized by the President of the United States of America, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has ordered the immediate lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah in memory of John Glenn. “Today Jeanette and I join...

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Sales Tax Will Be Collected On Amazon

December 8, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — You’ll start paying state and local sales taxes on every purchase on Amazon once the calendar flips to 2017. KSL-TV reports Governor Gary Herbert made the announcement yesterday, saying they came to the agreement to collect the taxes with the Seattle-based online retailer. No word from the state on...

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Press release: GCHS to stage “The Wizard of Oz” musical Dec. 12, 13, and 14

December 6, 2016
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Press release: GCHS to stage “The Wizard of Oz” musical Dec. 12, 13, and 14

Grand County High School will present its annual fall musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” for three successive nights next week, starting Monday, Dec. 12 and ending Wednesday, Dec. 14, with performances starting at 7 p.m. each night. The play was postponed due to illness among cast members last month. Admission is $8 for adults,...

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Man Accused Of Assaulting Roommate

December 5, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A 20-year-old man is in custody, accused of beating his ex-roommate as she was trying to pick up her belongings.  Salt Lake City police say the woman called 911 Saturday afternoon, claiming he tried keeping her from leaving for several hours and at one point tried to use a...

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Police Car Thief Still Missing

December 5, 2016
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(West Valley City, UT)  —  West Valley City police are still looking for a man they say stole a patrol car yesterday morning.  Police say Josh Bell ushered officers responding to a domestic call into a house yelling that a family member was going to kill another, and then jumped into an unoccupied vehicle...

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BLM Blasted For 9 Mile Canyon Lease Offerings

December 1, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Environmentalists are blasting the BLM’s auctioning of oil and gas leases in Nine Mile Canyon.  They say they’re concerned about ancient rock petroglyphs found on many of the canyon’s walls.  State officials are conversely criticizing the agency for not offering enough parcels for lease.  The BLM is accepting online...

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Mormons Brains Lit Up By “Spirit”

November 30, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A new study shows the brains of at least some Mormon missionaries light up when they, quote, “feel the spirit.”  A study published by “Social Neuroscience” says the reward center of the brain lit up substantially in brain scans of about 20 missionaries tested.  The study looked at the...

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Jazz Win Fourth-Straight

November 30, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Utah Jazz are celebrating their fourth-straight win.  The Jazz beat the Rockets 120-to-101 last night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.  Gordan Hayward led the way with 31 points for Utah.  The Jazz will play their next game at home against the Heat tomorrow.

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UT Schools Losing Billions From Tax Policy

November 29, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah tax policy is costing public schools more than one-billion dollars a year. A new report from the Utah Foundation says the amount Utahns paid for school-supporting taxes for each thousand dollars in personal income fell from 39 to 28-dollars a year. That was between 1995 and 2014. The...

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Vote Canvass Shows Highest Turnout In Decades

November 29, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — The final vote canvass from state elections officials shows the 2016 election was close to the highest ever. They say 82-percent of “active registered voters” went to the polls. Those are people who have voted or registered to vote in the past eight years. The highest yet recorded was...

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