Pedestrian Killed In SLC

February 9, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Another fatal pedestrian accident is reported in Salt Lake City.  Police say a woman was hit by a car near 600 North and 800 West this morning.  The driver says he didn’t see her in the crosswalk because of darkness and other headlights.  

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Chaffetz Meets With Muslim Leaders In Salt Lake City

February 9, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is getting feedback from local Muslim leaders on a controversial executive order by the President.  Several of those at yesterday’s meeting in Salt Lake City asked why the congressman wasn’t speaking out more on behalf of Muslims in Utah.  Chaffetz told them he believes in...

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Dam Breach In Nevada Closes Utah Highway

February 9, 2017
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(Elko County, NV)  —  A broken dam in Nevada is forcing travelers on a Utah highway to turn around at the state line.  The Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office says a breach of the Twentyone Mile Dam has damaged State Route 30 near the Nevada state line.  Local officials say repairs will have to...

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Swallow Trial Begins

February 9, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The state has begun laying out its case in the corruption trial of former Attorney General John Swallow.  The trial opened yesterday with a Salt Lake County prosecutor laying out the basis for the 13 charges against Swallow.  Swallow’s attorney countered by calling the state’s best witness a “con...

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Sex Education Bill Killed After Committee Hearing

February 7, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Another attempt to expand sex education in Utah schools has been killed by state lawmakers.  The House Education Committee voted 12-two last night to kill a bill sponsored by state Representative Brian King after three hours of public testimony.  King’s bill was designed to give parents additional options for...

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Homeless Funding Debate Heats Up

February 7, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The debate over homeless assistance is heating up at the state capitol.  State officials yesterday asked budget writers to make funding to build new homeless resource centers in Salt Lake City a priority.  Residents from the area where the Sugar House shelter is proposed to be built are pressuring...

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