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Salt Lake City Weekly
McDonalds' Vitriolic Hate It seems every week I open the Letters section of the City Weekly, there's yet
McDonalds' Vitriolic Hate
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 28 minutes ago
It seems every week I open the Letters section of the City Weekly, there's yet another rant by Stuart McDonald. Whether the issue is or isn't caused by the LDS Church, we can be sure McDonald's words are fueled by hate. In... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
From the start, Utah and labor unions have had a rocky relationshipSALT LAKE CITY -- Utah and Unions have never been on friendly terms, though it'
From the start, Utah and labor unions have had a rocky relationship
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah and Unions have never been on friendly terms, though it's a lot more civil today than it was one hundred years ago. In November of 1915, miner, longshoreman and union activist Joe Hill was executed by firing squad at the State... Read more
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Deseret News
U. law school celebrates opening of 'building for the future'SALT LAKE CITY — Elevators at the new S.J. Quinney College of Law building were
U. law school celebrates opening of 'building for the future'
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY — Elevators at the new S.J. Quinney College of Law building were packed Tuesday morning as nearly 900 people made their way to the sixth floor auditorium for a grand opening ceremony. "Until today, I thought we built a big enough... Read more
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The Advocate
The Log Cabin Republicans' Uncertain FutureA mention of Log Cabin Republicans in some queer quarters will elicit a respons
The Log Cabin Republicans' Uncertain Future
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
A mention of Log Cabin Republicans in some queer quarters will elicit a response similar to the invocation of Jews for Jesus or Uncle Tom: a derisive snort. Or worse. LCR celebrated nationwide marriage equality with the rest of the LGBT community,... Read more
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Deseret News
Herbert honors centenarians in state's 'most exclusive club'WEST JORDAN — Mary Kawakimi has shared many happy days in her long life. In he
Herbert honors centenarians in state's 'most exclusive club'
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
WEST JORDAN — Mary Kawakimi has shared many happy days in her long life. In her 102 years, Kawakimi has operated her own business, become a nationally renowned hairdresser, met a sitting president and raised a happy family. She seemed to never stop... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Bill could replace 'Zion Curtains' with bar/lounge areasSALT LAKE CITY — At Dean Pierose’s Cucina restaurant in the Avenues, the “Zion
Bill could replace 'Zion Curtains' with bar/lounge areas
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — At Dean Pierose’s Cucina restaurant in the Avenues, the “Zion Curtain” is inconspicuously located next to the deli counter. It’s no small feat to hide a seven-foot wall mandated by the state if you want to serve alcohol with a... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Governor's office wants changes at DABCSALT LAKE CITY — The governor’s office has released a highly anticipated report
Governor's office wants changes at DABC
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The governor’s office has released a highly anticipated report on problems within Utah’s liquor control agency. In a summary given to FOX 13, the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget said it found three areas where the Utah... Read more
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Deseret News
Business leaders told opportunity exists even in turbulent international economySALT LAKE CITY — The tumble and rise of the U.S. stock market and the growing i
Business leaders told opportunity exists even in turbulent international economy
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The tumble and rise of the U.S. stock market and the growing influence of global economies was in clear focus here this week as business and civic experts mixed with politicians and others at the Utah Global Forum Wednesday. “We... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
GOP candidate Jeb Bush holds fundraiser in Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was in Salt La
GOP candidate Jeb Bush holds fundraiser in Salt Lake City
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 7 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was in Salt Lake City on Tuesday for a fundraising luncheon where he spoke about presidential candidate Donald Trump and the GOP's need to appeal to Latino and African American... Read more
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Deseret News
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has 'successful' fundraiser in UtahSALT LAKE CITY — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush left Utah with a bi
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has 'successful' fundraiser in Utah
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush left Utah with a bigger war chest after a fundraising luncheon Tuesday at the home of a former U.S. ambassador. "We had a successful fundraiser. We had a great trip," Bush said. Sen. Orrin... Read more
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Deseret News
Derek B. Miller: Utah Global Forum to provide opportunity to learn from Sen. Jeff FlakeThe world watched last week as Secretary of State John Kerry led a delegation o
Derek B. Miller: Utah Global Forum to provide opportunity to learn from Sen. Jeff Flake
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
The world watched last week as Secretary of State John Kerry led a delegation of diplomats and elected officials to Cuba for the historic reopening of the U.S. embassy. Joining the president’s envoy was a single Republican, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. For... Read more
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Deseret News
Letter: Appalling attitudeI commend Gov. Gary Herbert for withdrawing state funds from the Planned Parent
Letter: Appalling attitude
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
I commend Gov. Gary Herbert for withdrawing state funds from the Planned Parenthood (PP) organization. I admire his courage and fortitude in standing against abortion. PP has tried to dehumanize the life of a baby by calling it a "product of... Read more
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Deseret News
Gov. Herbert says special session on Medicaid expansion comingSALT LAKE CITY — Lawmakers could be called into special session as soon as next
Gov. Herbert says special session on Medicaid expansion coming
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Lawmakers could be called into special session as soon as next month to vote on a new Medicaid expansion plan that's nearing completion, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday. The governor said the new plan to use the $600 million in... Read more
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Deseret News
Economic impact of prison in Salt Lake City uncertain, economist saysSALT LAKE CITY — City officials remain determined to block the Utah State Priso
Economic impact of prison in Salt Lake City uncertain, economist says
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — City officials remain determined to block the Utah State Prison from moving to Utah's capital city, but economists say whether it becomes a burden depends on the details of the new facility's development. City leaders worry that the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Keep Prison Where It Is The Prison Relocation Commission's recommendation to move the Utah State Priso
Keep Prison Where It Is
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
The Prison Relocation Commission's recommendation to move the Utah State Prison to Salt Lake City is completely outrageous. It should remain exactly where it is and undergo an extensive renovation. Moving the prison so greedy... Read more
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Deseret News
Gov. Herbert signs resolution moving prison to Salt Lake siteSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution Thursday moving the Utah
Gov. Herbert signs resolution moving prison to Salt Lake site
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution Thursday moving the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport, saying while the pick isn't perfect, it's the best location available. "This is not the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Governor Herbert says he will sign resolution to move prison to SLCSALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary Herbert announced he would sign a resolution tha
Governor Herbert says he will sign resolution to move prison to SLC
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary Herbert announced he would sign a resolution that would authorize the Utah State Prison to move from its current site in Draper to Salt Lake City. Speaking to reporters at his monthly KUED news conference, the governor... Read more
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Deseret News
Dan Liljenquist: My case for defunding Planned ParenthoodIf you are struggling to understand why Gov. Gary Herbert instructed the Utah D
Dan Liljenquist: My case for defunding Planned Parenthood
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
If you are struggling to understand why Gov. Gary Herbert instructed the Utah Department of Health to “cease acting as an intermediary for pass-through federal funds to Planned Parenthood,” spend a few minutes watching the videos of Planned... Read more
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Deseret News
Gov. Gary Herbert, Rep. Mia Love join Planned Parenthood protest at CapitolSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, joined Planned Pa
Gov. Gary Herbert, Rep. Mia Love join Planned Parenthood protest at Capitol
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert and Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, joined Planned Parenthood protesters who gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to ask lawmakers to defund the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. "I'm here today to add my voice... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah politicians, anti-abortion advocates call for ending federal funding of Planned ParenthoodSALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert recently directed state agencies to stop ser
Utah politicians, anti-abortion advocates call for ending federal funding of Planned Parenthood
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert recently directed state agencies to stop serving as an intermediary for federal funds to Planned Parenthood after video surfaced of the organization’s employees allegedly discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue,... Read more
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Deseret News
Legislature passes four bills not related to prison in special sessionSALT LAKE CITY — While Wednesday's special session of the Utah Legislature focu
Legislature passes four bills not related to prison in special session
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — While Wednesday's special session of the Utah Legislature focused on the relocation of the Utah State Prison, lawmakers also passed four other bills. • SB1001 amended provisions related to a credit against or a refund of an... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Golden Parachutes In a society where so many are opposed to a $15-an-hour minimum wage, it's int
Golden Parachutes
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
In a society where so many are opposed to a $15-an-hour minimum wage, it's interesting to watch how we compensate the problematic privileged. This week we're talking about Art Raymond, spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph... Read more
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Deseret News
Legislature approves moving prison to Salt Lake City siteSALT LAKE CITY — The Legislature voted Wednesday to relocate the Utah State Pri
Legislature approves moving prison to Salt Lake City site
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Legislature voted Wednesday to relocate the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport, ending years of debate among lawmakers. But the decision to approve a concurrent resolution... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah House, Senate vote to move state prison to Salt Lake CityA map of the four sites under consideration for a new Utah State Prison. A map
Utah House, Senate vote to move state prison to Salt Lake City
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 14 days ago
A map of the four sites under consideration for a new Utah State Prison. A map of the four sites under consideration for a new Utah State Prison. SALT LAKE CITY –Utah lawmakers in both the House and Senate voted Wednesday to move the Utah State... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Senate confirms Dr. Joseph Miner to head state health departmentSALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Senate unanimously confirmed Dr. Joseph Miner as the
Utah Senate confirms Dr. Joseph Miner to head state health department
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Senate unanimously confirmed Dr. Joseph Miner as the new executive director of the state Health Department on Wednesday. Miner headed the Utah County Health Department for 32 years before Gov. Gary Herbert chose him to... Read more
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Deseret News
Democratic leaders frustrated prison move, not Medicaid expansion on special session agendaSALT LAKE CITY — Democratic leaders expressed frustration that lawmakers are be
Democratic leaders frustrated prison move, not Medicaid expansion on special session agenda
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Democratic leaders expressed frustration that lawmakers are being called into a special session Wednesday to deal with relocating the state prison but not what they called a life and death issue: Medicaid expansion. "It says that... Read more
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Deseret News
Lawmakers to consider four bills not related to prison at special sessionSALT LAKE CITY — Relocation of the Utah State Prison will be the focus of Wedne
Lawmakers to consider four bills not related to prison at special session
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Relocation of the Utah State Prison will be the focus of Wednesday's special session of the Legislature, but lawmakers also will consider four other bills. • SB1001 would amend provisions related to a credit against or a refund of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Death Penalty Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital puni
Death Penalty Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital punishment is legal in 31 U.S. states. New Mexico and Nebraska abolished the death penalty in 2009 and 2015, respectively. The repeal was not retroactive, however. Inmates on... Read more
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The Columbian
States raising taxes, fees and debt to pay for road repairsFunding measures by states About one-third of the states have taken action thi
States raising taxes, fees and debt to pay for road repairs
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Funding measures by states About one-third of the states have taken action this year to boost funding for transportation or shore up their road and bridge funds against excepted declines in tax revenues. Here's a look at what those states have... Read more
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Salon.com
A look at transportation funding measures passed by statesAbout one-third of the states have taken action this year to boost funding for
A look at transportation funding measures passed by states
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
About one-third of the states have taken action this year to boost funding for transportation or shore up their road and bridge funds against excepted declines in tax revenues. Here’s a look at what those states have done. CONNECTICUT Legislation... Read more
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Deseret News
Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson will take on Herbert for governorSANDY — Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson used Saturday's state GOP conve
Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson will take on Herbert for governor
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
SANDY — Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson used Saturday's state GOP convention to formally announce he is running for govenor against fellow Republican Gov. Gary Herbert. Because Johnson contributed $25,000 to the party through the new... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Utah governor blocks federal funds for education programs to Planned ParenthoodGov. Asa Hutchinson wasn't the only one grandstanding on Planned Parenthood yes
Utah governor blocks federal funds for education programs to Planned Parenthood
Arkansas Times / Posted 18 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson wasn't the only one grandstanding on Planned Parenthood yesterday. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Gov. Gary Herbert has ordered all state agencies to stop funneling federal funds to the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. The... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Governor Herbert gets an election challengerSANDY — Overstock.com executive Jonathan Johnson made his campaign for Utah gov
Governor Herbert gets an election challenger
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
SANDY — Overstock.com executive Jonathan Johnson made his campaign for Utah governor official on Saturday, declaring his run before delegates at the Utah Republican Party’s state convention. “I am ready to lead the state of Utah. I’m making it... Read more
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Deseret News
Governor instructs state to stop distributing federal funds to Planned ParenthoodSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert instructed state agencies to stop distributi
Governor instructs state to stop distributing federal funds to Planned Parenthood
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert instructed state agencies to stop distributing federal funds to the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah on Friday afternoon in a decision that took state lawmakers and Planned Parenthood officials by... Read more
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Deseret News
Herbert calls special session on prison relocation; is Medicaid expansion next?SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert is calling lawmakers into special session We
Herbert calls special session on prison relocation; is Medicaid expansion next?
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert is calling lawmakers into special session Wednesday, Aug. 19, to vote on moving the Utah State Prison in Draper to a site west of the Salt Lake City International Airport. The governor's decision to set a special... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah Gov. tells state agencies to stop serving as intermediary for federal funds to Planned ParenthoodFILE: Governor Gary Herbert speaks at his monthly KUED news conference on Thurs
Utah Gov. tells state agencies to stop serving as intermediary for federal funds to Planned Parenthood
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 19 days ago
FILE: Governor Gary Herbert speaks at his monthly KUED news conference on Thursday, May 14, 2015. FILE: Governor Gary Herbert speaks at his monthly KUED news conference on Thursday, May 14, 2015. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Governor calls special legislative session to vote on prison relocation, other issuesSALT LAKE CITY — A few days after it was announced that Utah’s Prison Relocatio
Governor calls special legislative session to vote on prison relocation, other issues
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 19 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A few days after it was announced that Utah’s Prison Relocation Commission had unanimously voted to move the Utah State Prison from its current location to a site near the Salt Lake City International Airport, Gov. Gary Herbert... Read more
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Deseret News
A. Scott Anderson: Herbert takes on ambitious NGA agenda on federalismGov. Gary Herbert recently became chairman of the National Governors Associatio
A. Scott Anderson: Herbert takes on ambitious NGA agenda on federalism
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Gary Herbert recently became chairman of the National Governors Association (NGA). He will lead the nation’s governors for the next year, serving as a spokesman for the states and representing the states before Congress and in many other... Read more
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The Washington Times
EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disasterEPA administrator Gina McCarthy moved to mend fences Thursday with Navajo Natio
EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disaster
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy moved to mend fences Thursday with Navajo Nation as the agency denied accusations that it tried to force Indians to waive their rights to future claims stemming from the Gold King Mine blowout. In a statement... Read more
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Deseret News
GOP convention will focus on SB54 complianceSALT LAKE CITY — Delegates to Saturday's state GOP convention are being asked t
GOP convention will focus on SB54 compliance
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Delegates to Saturday's state GOP convention are being asked to take the final steps toward ensuring candidates can run as Republicans in next year's elections. "Going into the convention, I think everyone understands what needs to... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Toxic mine waste is in Utah, but state officials say water is safe for recreationSALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Water Quality says the plume of mine wast
Toxic mine waste is in Utah, but state officials say water is safe for recreation
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Water Quality says the plume of mine waste from the Gold King Mine in Colorado reached Utah on Monday, but they also said it doesn’t seem to pose a serious health threat for the time being. The press release... Read more
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Deseret News
Herbert, students trade wheels for sneakers on 'walking school bus'SALT LAKE CITY — "Alright, let's walk to school," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert procla
Herbert, students trade wheels for sneakers on 'walking school bus'
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — "Alright, let's walk to school," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proclaimed Thursday as he joined a group of children and their parents on their upcoming school year commute, creating a "walking school bus." "Look how fun it is, hanging out... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
UDOT aims to reduce pollution, increase child safety and exercise with 'Walking School Bus' appSALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary Herbert joined families and many children at a S
UDOT aims to reduce pollution, increase child safety and exercise with 'Walking School Bus' app
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary Herbert joined families and many children at a Sugar House home and practiced walking with them. It was all to promote the Walking School Bus app. This year there have been new updates to the app all based on parent... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Utah governor declares state of emergency in mine spillSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has declared a state of emergency
Utah governor declares state of emergency in mine spill
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has declared a state of emergency for parts of the state affected by a mine wastewater spill from Colorado. Herbert says the executive order issued Wednesday directs state agencies to help people and... Read more
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Denver Post
EPA chief Gina McCarthy says water quality in Animas back to "pre-event conditions"DURANGO — Seven days after her agency's massive mine wastewater spill into a ma
EPA chief Gina McCarthy says water quality in Animas back to "pre-event conditions"
Denver Post / Posted 20 days ago
DURANGO — Seven days after her agency's massive mine wastewater spill into a major southwest watershed, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said water quality in the Animas River through La Plata County has "returned to pre-event... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillAugust 13, 2015 04:0
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 20 days ago
The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillAugust 13, 2015 04:08 GMT Eds: Minor edit. AP Video. With AP Photos. DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local):
EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spill
Lake Placid News / Posted 20 days ago
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says she will visit the small community of Farmington, New Mexico, downstream from where millions of gallons of... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spill August 13, 2015 04:0
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 20 days ago
The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spill August 13, 2015 04:08 GMT Eds: Minor edit. AP Video. With AP Photos. DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local):
EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spill
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says she will visit the small community of Farmington, New Mexico, downstream from where millions of gallons of... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillAugust 13, 2015 03:3
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 20 days ago
The Latest: EPA head to visit New Mexico to address spillAugust 13, 2015 03:37 GMT Eds: Adds video. AP Video. With AP Photos. DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the... Read more
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