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London Terrorist Attack Leaves Utah Man Dead And His Wife Injured

Kurt and Melissa Cochran from West Bountiful were among those caught in the London terrorist attack Wednesday. Kurt was killed while his wife Melissa survived with serious injuries.

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The state legislature has voted to reward some teachers at high-poverty schools with $5,000 salary bonuses.

Amendment Delays Pornography Legislation

Mar 8, 2017

Lawmakers amended a bill this week that would allow people to sue distributors of pornography. The move could make it difficult for legislators to pass the bill before the session ends Thursday night.

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The proper use of drugs was at the heart of two bills advanced by Utah senators. Lawmakers had held up both bills until Tuesday to make sure there was money to fund the programs.

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The Utah Legislature introduced and passed a bill this week that would allow the state to borrow an additional $100 million for the new state prison in Salt Lake City. But state representatives quickly received backlash as the bond did not receive any public hearing.

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Oscar Solis was installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City Tuesday afternoon at the Cathedral of the Madeleine.

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An 11th-hour, $1 billion transportation bonding bill gained passage on Tuesday despite some lawmakers’ reservations.


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Utah Governor Gary Herbert and outdoor-industry leaders met to work out their differences last month during a conference call. If they pulled it off, a big trade show would stay in Salt Lake City. Instead, a 20-year relationship seems headed towards divorce, but is there any chance to save this rocky marriage?

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A Utah House panel killed a resolution on climate change Monday. But supporters were pleased despite its defeat.

Immunization Bills Advance To Senate Floor

Mar 6, 2017
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On Monday two bills passed out of a State Senate Committee. Both focus on vaccinations for Utah school kids. 

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Members of a state senate committee approved a bill today Monday that would automatically update a person’s voter registration when they renew a driver license.

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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of child endangerment for his role in the sexual abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

In a split verdict, the Pennsylvania jury found that Spanier's handling of a 2001 complaint alleging abuse by Sandusky, warranted conviction on one of three charges against him. The jury did, however, acquit Spanier of conspiracy and a second count of child endangerment, the Associated Press reports.

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