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Utah Crews Search For Overdue Chopper; 2 Aboard

Authorities in eastern Utah are looking for an overdue helicopter and the two men aboard.

04/07/2014

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Utah Kids Who Set $60K Home Fire Won’t Be Charged

Investigators say three boys who admitted to accidentally setting a Provo house fire that caused about $60,000 in damage won’t be charged due to their ages.

03/23/2014

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Woman Burned In Provo Home Explosion

A 54-year-old woman has been hospitalized with burns and possible smoke inhalation after a gas explosion blew the walls and roof off her home Sunday afternoon, Provo fire officials said.

03/16/2014

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Utah Bill Would Change Details Of Abortion Law

The Utah Senate approved a change in the state’s abortion laws so that women whose lives are at risk can undergo the procedure without first having to watch a state-mandated video on alternatives and read information about adoption.

03/09/2014

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Utah Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Have Raised Smoking Age To 21

Utah legislators have killed a bill that could have made their state the first in the country to raise the age for legal tobacco purchases to 21.

03/04/2014

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Utah House OKs Bill On Pot-Derived Epilepsy Drug

Utah lawmakers have advanced a measure allowing parents of children who have seizures to legally buy a marijuana-derived drug.

03/03/2014

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Groups Reach Deal On Utah Caucus System

A group pushing to overhaul Utah’s system for nominating political candidates has worked out a deal with state lawmakers that both sides say enables more participation.

03/02/2014

The new law would treat tobacco like alcohol, meaning it would be off limits for 18-20 year-olds. (Getty Images)

Utah And Colorado Moving To Raise Smoking Age To 21

Lawmakers in both states approved proposals to treat tobacco like alcohol.

02/20/2014

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Utah Church Shooter Gets 4 Years To Life In Prison

A Utah man who entered a Father’s Day Mass hand-in-hand with his wife then shot her dad in the head seconds later was sentenced Thursday to four years to life in prison for attempted murder.

02/20/2014

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Utah Lawmakers Pushing For More Privacy Protections To Limit Police Use Of Drones

Utah is joining other states that have waded into the debate over unmanned aerial systems by courting the fast-growing industry while at the same time pushing for more privacy protections to limit local police use of drones.

02/07/2014

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