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Curt Gresseth

In some instances, children as young as age 10 can work in Utah

Children as young as 10 are legally allowed to work in Utah. A spokesman for the Utah Labor Commission shares the rules for child workers in the state.
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Katherine Gibson-Haynes helps distribute infant formula during a baby formula drive Saturday, May 1...
ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW PERRONE

Abbott says agreement reached to reopen baby formula plant

Baby formula maker Abbott says it has reached an agreement with U.S. health officials to restart production in its largest domestic factory.
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Salt Lake City County Building...
Dan Bammes

Salt Lake City Council set to vote on medical protests

The Salt Lake City Council is trying to address concerns some citizens have voiced to the council about certain protests.
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Sprinkler water-wise utah drought...
Mark Jones

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District asking communities to reduce water use

The Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District is asking communities to reduce water use.
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East High School students took part in a walkout to protest the overturning of Roe V. Wade.
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Lindsay Aerts

SLC students hold walkouts in response to Roe v. Wade

Student walkouts took place Thursday at three Salt Lake City high schools. The students were protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
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Flags are ordered to be lowered...
Amie Schaeffer

Flags lowered to honor lives lost to COVID-19

In accordance with an order from President Biden, Gov. Cox authorized flags lowered through May 16. The order is meant to honor lives lost to the virus.
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An Orem school, Orem High School is pictured....
Martha Harris

State says Orem did nothing wrong in hiring process for school feasibility study

City of Orem did nothing wrong in hiring company for a school feasibility study, says the State Auditor's Office.
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Utah GOP debates...
Aimee Cobabe

Utah GOP and Debate Commission weigh in on debate concerns

Utah GOP leaders want only Republicans to participate in Republican debates this year. The Utah Debate Commission says they'll proceed as normal.
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People standing at a Trax station in Salt Lake city...
Amie Schaeffer

Salt Lake City to overhaul Transportation Master Plan

Mayor Erin Mendenhall looks to revitalize the city's Transportation Master Plan. Mendenhall aims to focus on equity and multiple transportation options.
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Romney infant baby formula...
Amanda Dickson

Sen. Romney calls for swift action on baby formula shortage

In a letter about the forumula, Sen. Romney chastised the USDA and FDA by saying they not meeting their infant safety objectives.
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people clean litter along highway...
Curt Gresseth

Litterbugs cost Utah taxpayers $2M a year

Cleaning up litter on the highways costs Utah taxpayers $2 million a year, according to a spokesman for the Utah Department of Transportation.
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An F-35A Lighting II taxis at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, May 20, 2020.  Military personnel from the...
Mark Jones

Military personnel from Hill Air Force Base returned home Monday night

Military personnel returned to Hill Air Force Base Monday evening after deploying the F-35A Lightning II to Germany.
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Utah's redistricting maps...
Amanda Dickson

Opponents of Utah’s redistricting maps respond after motion to dismiss

Those behind the lawsuit against Utah's redistricting maps say they expected a motion to dismiss, but still question legislative power.
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criminal justice reform...
Becky Bruce

David Leavitt heads to Ukraine to help donor find 500 families to support

Utah County Attorney David Leavitt is heading to Ukraine to help find 500 families that will be supported for a full year by an anonymous donor.
7 days ago
equity definition...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah superintendents get guidance on library book banning

Superintendents over Utah schools were recently given guidance on when they can and can't ban library books in schools.
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The federal tax filing season has begun. And it's going to be tough sledding for the IRS -- and for...
Curt Gresseth

Amid rising prices, should Utah dump state income tax?

A taxpayer's advocate and a state senator discuss whether the state income tax needs to be lower to match Utah's neighbors.
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Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall urges Utahns to drive with caution after a recent increase in ...
Mark Jones

Mayor Mendenhall calls for vigilance from drivers, announces plan to find solutions

Mayor Erin Mendenhall is calling for vigilance from drivers in the wake of several recent fatal accidents.
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Orrin Hatch...
Mark Jones

U.S. Senate passes resolution honoring late Sen. Orrin Hatch

On Thursday, the U.S Senate passed a resolution honoring Sen. Hatch, who passed away on April 23 at the age of 88.
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Former U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch lies in state at the Utah Capitol Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Salt Lake...
Mark Jones

Utahns come to Utah state capitol to pay respects to late Sen. Orrin Hatch

Utahns came to the Utah State Capitol Wednesday to pay their respects to the late Sen. Orrin Hatch, who died on April 23.
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A protest in support of abortion rights was held Tuesday night, May 3, 2022, at the Utah State Capi...
Lindsay Aerts and Mark Jones

Rally held at Utah State Capitol in support of abortion rights

Hundreds gathered Tuesday night at the Utah State Capitol to rally in support of abortion rights. Later, the rally turned into a march through Salt Lake City.
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Utah capitol is picture. Leaders reacted to a leaked abortion opinion...
Samantha Herrera

Utah leaders react to leaked SCOTUS draft on abortion law

A leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States would overturn Roe v. Wade. Utah leaders reacted to both the draft and the leak.
13 days ago
Pictures of people entering the capitol during the U.S capitol riots...
Mark Jones

Southern Utah man sentenced for his involvement in U.S. Capitol riot

A southern Utah man was sentenced Monday for his involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol riot.
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TOPSHOT - Pro-choice activists participate in a "flash-mob" demonstration outside of the US Supreme...
Tierney Sneed, CNN

Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade published by Politico

Politico has obtained what it claims to be a draft of a majority opinion that overturn Roe v. Wade.
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vaccination eligibility...
Lindsay Aerts & Devin Oldroyd

Davis County Republican candidate Trevor Lee owns up to comments on transgender people

Trevor Lee, a Republican candidate for Utah's House of Representatives, is owning up to comments he made about transgender people.
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