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Friday, June 23, 2017

Green Machine

Jill Stein on clean air, Bernie Sanders and the importance of third-party candidates.
"I do know a bit about the issues in Utah that are really important, including air quality, including the opioid epidemic, including the struggle for public education."

Friday, June 16, 2017

City Weekly picks up 13 Utah SPJ Awards

Ceremony was held Thursday evening at the Falls Events Ctr.
Among cheers, hollering and a clear shortage of alcohol, our editorial staff picked up a combined 13 awards last night from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Utah Headliners Chapter.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Refugee Rights Card Introduced

Special ID is designed to navigate encounters with the law.
If the police continue to interrogate after learning that the refugee is represented by counsel, the police risk breaking the law.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Chaffetz-O-Meter Bonus Round

Seeing how the three third-party candidates stack up.
Though the U.S. political machine makes it all but impossible to get elected unless the candidate’s name is followed by an (R) or a (D), it’s worth looking at those who stand for something new.

Zinke's Bears Ears Recommend Released

Interior Secretary weighs in on Nat'l Monument.
After a 45-day review, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said on a conference call Monday his office is recommending that President Donald Trump re-draw Bears Ears National Monument’s boundary.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Temple View

An interview with a New Zealand campus activist.
Macdonald is one of the few remaining local voices still willing to go public about her concerns over the decision and the subsequent evolution of the development, in what has become an increasingly painful and toxic struggle among local Mormons.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Sip Happens

Health Dept. warns about the dangers of swallowing poopy water.
With the summer season underway, the Salt Lake County Health Department is again urging swimmers to protect themselves and others splashing in the water by, well, washing your ass before you submerge it.

Monday, June 5, 2017

A Visit to the Mall

Leave your civil liberties at the door at City Creek.
We stopped near the fountain—brought to you by the same folks who were part of the Bellagio's renowned waterworks—and the photographer started to set up...

Friday, June 2, 2017

Hatch Honored

Long-serving senator is named ‘Distinguished Utahn’
Zion Bank President Scott Anderson lauded Hatch for his accomplishments as a senator and an attorney before that. He noted Hatch’s “good work, generosity and kindness of heart.”

It’s Curtains for Granite High

Plans to raze former high school underway.
Before the buildings are knocked down, the city is considering whether it wants to preserve any memorabilia, design or artwork adorning their walls.

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