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Friday, May 25, 2018

Harvey or Bust

Mayor Biskupski, Equality Utah receive Harvey Milk Civil Rights Award.
“As soon as I saw the bust, I started crying,” Biskupski, the city’s first openly gay mayor, said after the ceremony.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Games and Guns

Guv shares thoughts on the NFL and the complexity of responding to gun violence.
There’s probably a lot of factors that go into the shootings that we’ve seen," Herbert said.

Nothing More ‘Than a Giveaway’

Jenny Wilson proposes new tax reform amidst Senate campaign.
Wilson says she wants to avoid adding as much as an estimated $1.9 trillion to the country’s debt because of the cuts.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

What’s in a Name?

Lawmakers tell UTA to hold off on any name changes, especially for $50 million.
The Utah Transit Authority won’t be getting its $50-million rebranding anytime soon.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Nelly Was Right: It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here

Hundreds gather in Provo to talk Utah water demands, drought and climate change.
“We will always look 50 years into the future,” Tom Bruton, CUWCD assistant general manager, promised the crowd just before the symposium’s end.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Right at Home

Hatch Foundation announces partnership with U and new South Temple location.
The words “civility” and “solutions” appeared as part of the Hatch Foundation’s logo at the announcement.

Talking Cats and Dogs

Sandy approves ordinance to ban sale of dogs, cats and rabbits—unless they come from reputable source.
The proposal, District 3 Councilwoman and sponsor Kristin Coleman-Nicholl told City Weekly, is “just another step in creating an animal-friendly community.”

Standing For the Second

Some 40 students walk out of class in support of the Second Amendment.
Tina Thorup, Collin’s mother, came to her son’s demonstration to show her support for the “choices he’s making.”

Monday, April 30, 2018

Investments In the Future

Biskupski details plan for the city’s budget.
Mayor Jackie Biskupski released two budget proposals to the Salt Lake City Council on Monday.

Friday, April 27, 2018

‘We Want Introspection’

Annual racism panel aims to tackle the hard topics.
The panel concluded with members of the county government reciting the Stand Against Racism pledge in Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese and American Sign Language, to name a few.

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