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The Latest: Sex education, abuse prevention bills both stall

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers held a four-hour debate Monday evening about sex abuse prevention education and sex education but decided not to pass legislation on either issue. One proposal from Democratic Rep. Brian King of Salt Lake City would have allowed parents to consent that their children […]

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The Latest: Patagonia to boycott Outdoor Retailer in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outdoor clothing company Patagonia says it won’t come to any more Outdoor Retailer shows held in Utah after Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution Friday calling on President Donald Trump to repeal the newly named Bears Ears National Monument. Company spokeswoman Corley Kenna said Monday […]

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Refugees back on track to come to Utah after judge ruling

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Catholic Community Services of Utah says refugee families whose arrivals had been put on hold are now set to arrive this month after a federal judge halted President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning refugees. Aden Batar, the agency’s director of immigration and refugee resettlement, […]

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Gold coins, posh trips form backdrop in Utah bribery trial

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A corruption scandal that prosecutors say connected wealthy businessmen and powerful politicians against a backdrop of luxury vacations, gold coins and a surreptitiously recorded meeting at a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop is set to come to a Utah courtroom Tuesday. A nearly monthlong trial beginning […]

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Utah man guilty of murder after slap-boxing turned deadly

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — A 24-year-old Utah man has been convicted of murder after a playful fight turned into a deadly shooting two years ago. Jurors deliberated for nearly four hours Monday before finding Jory Fenstermaker guilty of killing of Randy Lewis of Kansas City, Missouri. Fenstermaker claimed he feared […]

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Most Utahns Support Porn Bill

(Salt Lake City, UT) — Most Utahns support a bill declaring pornography a public health crisis. A poll by the “Salt Lake Tribune” and Hinckley Institute of Politics finds 57 percent of those surveyed support the legislation. It would leave pornographers vulnerable to lawsuits if it can be proven their […]

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Mexican Consul Says Trump Talk Could Affect Trade 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  A Mexican official says President Trump’s tough talk about ways to pay for a border wall could have a negative effect on Utah.  Mexican Consul Javier Chagoya says over 800-million-dollars in trade goods flow from Utah to Mexico each year.  Chagoya thinks any talk of border […]

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Former AG Swallow In Court Tomorrow 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  The trial of a former Utah Attorney General accused of corruption is set to begin.  John Swallow will face 13 charges when his trial begins in Salt Lake City tomorrow.  Swallow resigned his position in 2013 after he was accused of helping to try to bribe […]

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State GOP Ends Appeal Of State Ballot Law 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  The Utah Republican Party is ending its federal court case to stop a law affecting how candidates qualify for the ballot.  Party leaders announced Saturday that they were dropping their federal appeal of Senate Bill 54.  The bill allows candidates to qualify for a state primary […]

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Lawmaker wants capital punishment for sex trafficking deaths

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers are expected to consider a plan that would expand capital punishment in the state so that criminals convicted of sex trafficking that leads to death could be executed. Proposal sponsor Republican Rep. Paul Ray said Friday he wants to hold the leaders of […]

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