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Utah group offers chance to go elk hunting with Trump, Jr.

Utah group offers chance to go elk hunting with Trump, Jr.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group is seeking to raise money by offering hunters a chance to go elk hunting with Donald Trump, Jr. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Hunter Nation is selling $10 raffle tickets for an opportunity to spend five days with the president’s son on a guided […]

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Proposal would let Utah women stay on birth control in jail

Proposal would let Utah women stay on birth control in jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposal in the Utah Legislature would allow female jail inmates to take birth control while behind bars, though county sheriffs have raised concerns about cost of providing the medication. Democratic Rep. Jennifer Dailey-Provost told the Salt Lake Tribune that birth control should be no different from […]

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Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday. The 50-year-old Laurie Holt died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton, […]

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Utah’s largest health provider changes policy on marijuana

Utah’s largest health provider changes policy on marijuana

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s largest health provider has given its doctors the green light to recommend medical marijuana to patients with qualifying conditions. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Intermountain Healthcare sent out new guidance this week to its network of providers, reversing a previous directive that advised physicians against recommending […]

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University of Utah outlines changes after campus shooting

University of Utah outlines changes after campus shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah President Ruth Watkins says the college has begun making changes to correct deficiencies exposed in the lead-up to the fatal shooting of a track athlete on campus by her ex-boyfriend last year. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Watkins told the university’s board of trustees […]

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Plan to scale back voter-passed Medicaid expansion advances

Plan to scale back voter-passed Medicaid expansion advances

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers’ plan reduce the number of people covered under a voter-approved expansion of Medicaid has cleared another hurdle. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the 9-6 committee vote on Wednesday sends the proposal to the full House of Representatives. It passed the Senate last week. The plan […]

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Plan to remove slavery from Utah Constitution clears hurdle

Plan to remove slavery from Utah Constitution clears hurdle

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers has unanimously approved removing a provision in the state constitution that allows slavery as punishment for a crime. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Tuesday vote came after religious leaders, activists and others spoke up to say slavery doesn’t belong anywhere in […]

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Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil

Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah medical residency students held a teary-eyed vigil for a classmate from San Francisco who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that they told stories Monday night about 27-year-old Sarah Hawley being an “adventurer” who liked […]

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Report: Interest groups, out-of-state donors give most cash

Report: Interest groups, out-of-state donors give most cash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawmakers received most of their campaign contributions from special interests and out-of-state donors, raising questions about the influence of big money donors on public policy. Incoming legislators received a total of $3.54 million in donations last year, about triple the amount they received […]

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Utah Olympic officials to seek $15M to attract sports events

Utah Olympic officials to seek $15M to attract sports events

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Olympic bid officials say they will request as much as $15 million from the state Legislature to help bring more world-class sporting events to Utah in preparation for future Winter Olympics. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the funding being sought would go through the Utah Sports Commission […]

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