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Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With election season heating up, people in Utah can register to vote at a series of events on National Voter Registration Day. The Tuesday holiday will include events at Glendale and Columbus libraries and University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and there are other […]

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Salt Lake mayor to join climate-change summit in California

Salt Lake mayor to join climate-change summit in California

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mayor of Salt Lake City is attending a California summit dedicated to continuing the path to clean energy despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Mayor Jackie Biskupski will be among business leaders, mayors, governors and activists […]

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Utah lawmakers called for special session over shipping hub

Utah lawmakers called for special session over shipping hub

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has called the Legislature into a special session to approve revisions for a planned massive shipping hub in Salt Lake City that has drawn the ire of the capital city’s mayor, he said Monday. Lawmakers are scheduled to meet to vote […]

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Florida shooting survivors hold gun reform town hall in Utah

Florida shooting survivors hold gun reform town hall in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Survivors of the Florida high school shooting massacre were part of a gun reform town hall in Utah addressing school safety and gun laws. Students from the Parkland, Florida, school where 17 people were shot dead in February held a 90-minute panel discussion Saturday night […]

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Utah man claims he’s been illegally blocked on social media

Utah man claims he’s been illegally blocked on social media

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has filed a pair of lawsuits claiming state and Salt Lake City officials have violated his free speech rights by blocking him on social media. Aaron Johnson told the Salt Lake Tribune that he enjoys ribbing politicians online. The 53-year-old says he’s been bolstered […]

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Salt Lake City protests name change for Ogden airport

Salt Lake City protests name change for Ogden airport

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah city that wants to incorporate “Salt Lake” into the name of its airport is holding off after the mayor of Salt Lake City protested. Ogden had proposed renaming the Ogden-Hinckley airport to the Ogden-Salt Lake Regional Airport. The city says it would help […]

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