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Utah Tourism Jumped 12 Percent

May 11, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  More and more people are coming to visit Utah.  The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah reported good news for the state’s tourism industry yesterday.  Total visitation was up about 12 percent from 2011 to 2015 with over 8 billion dollars spent by visitors over...

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Zinke: Monuments Effective Modes Of Preservation, However

May 8, 2017
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(Salt Lake City,  UT)  —  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke says he’s in Utah touring two national monuments without, quote, “any predisposition of the outcome.”  Zinke told reporters yesterday that he believes national monument designations have been effective in saving and protective land, but few have been to the scale of recent...

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Zinke Begins National Monuments Tour

May 8, 2017
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(Blanding, UT)  —  Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is in southern Utah for his tour of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.  It’s part of an executive order from President Trump to look into the designations of over two dozen monuments since 1996.  Zinke drove past protesters in Salt Lake...

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Volunteers Search For Missing Man In Utah County

May 5, 2017
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Volunteers Search For Missing Man In Utah County

 (Spanish Fork, UT)  —  Volunteers continue to search for a Spanish Fork man who has not been seen in more than a week.  The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says Steven Terry was reported missing on April 26th after leaving a message with a relative that seemed to indicate he might want to hurt himself. ...

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Utah GOP Members Vote For AHCA

May 5, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Utah’s four congressional House members are all behind the American Health Care Act narrowly passed yesterday.  Representative Jason Chaffetz showed up to vote with his three other Republican colleagues after recently undergoing foot surgery.  Chaffetz says he thinks there’s more work to do on the he bill, but it’s...

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SLC Rally Calls On Senate To Reject American Health Care Act

May 5, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Three more names have been added to the Utah Law Enforcement Memorial wall at the state Capitol.  Governor Herbert joined a crowd of about 200 people to pay tribute to officers who died in the line of duty.  State Trooper Erik Ellsworth and West Valley City Officer Cody Brotherson...

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SLC Rally Calls On Senate To Reject American Health Care Act

May 5, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Protesters in Salt Lake City are calling on the Senate to reject the American Health Care Act.  Dozens of people gathered in the downtown area last night after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the AHCA bill earlier in the day.  Those who oppose the bill say patients with...

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LDS Will Remain Neutral Politically Despite Executive Order

May 5, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints won’t change a long standing policy of remaining politically neutral.  The church released a statement yesterday, saying they’re committed to neutrality and won’t endorse any candidates or parties.  The statement came after President Trump signed an executive order which relaxed regulations...

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UT Public Lands Chief Blasts National Monument Designations

May 3, 2017
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(Washington, DC)  —  The head of Utah’s public lands office says national monument designations are hurting the state’s economy.  Utah Public Lands Policy director, Kathleen Clark, told members of Congress yesterday the designations kill jobs and hamper the way of life for nearby communities.  She made specific mention of the 1996 designation of Grand...

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The Moab Chamber of Commerce will be co-hosting a Women Rock Business launch event

May 3, 2017
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The Moab Chamber of Commerce will be co-hosting a Women Rock Business launch event with the Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Center for women who currently own or are interested in starting a business. The event will take place on May 17, 2017 at the Red Cliffs Lodge from 11:30am-1pm. Short Description: “Moab Women Rock...

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