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  • Open and Shut
  • Open and Shut

    Governor and state leaders take a victory lap at ribbon-cutting for new prison.
      State leaders were triumphant Wednesday at the ribbon-cutting for Utah’s new prison, cracking joking about the years of controversy surrounding its construction, praising its design and abundant use of natural lighting and stating, emphatically, that the decision to relocate the State Prison from Draper to the shores of the Great Salt Lake was the right one.
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  • Guns Blazin'
  • Guns Blazin'

    Utah Gov. Spencer Cox urges Utahns to keep an “open mind” about any and all gun violence solutions.
      The most memorable Christmas of Utah Gov. Spencer Cox’s childhood, he said Thursday, was when he was gifted his first 0.22 caliber rifle at age 11. Cox described it as similar to the holiday comedy “The Christmas Story,” with his father hiding the firearm until the last minute after all the other gifts had been opened. “We also had a deep and abiding respect for those weapons,” he said.
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  • Gun Money
  • Gun Money

    Salt Lake City launches voluntary gun buy-back program after string of U.S. mass shootings.
      Salt Lake City gun owners who relinquish their firearms can receive a gift card worth either $50 (for handguns) or $100 (for assault-style weapons) at a buy-back event announced Friday by Mayor Erin Mendenhall and officials with the city Police Department and Police Foundation.
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  • Nine Nine Nope
  • Nine Nine Nope

    SLC Police arrest cyclist for stopping traffic during weekly 999 ride.
      A man was arrested Thursday night and cited with disorderly conduct after blocking drivers from entering an intersection filled with "hundreds" of cyclists participating in the weekly 999 bike ride, according to video posted on the r/SaltLakeCity subreddit and confirmed by Salt Lake City Police.
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  • Pride Issue 2022
  • Pride Issue 2022

    After a hard two years, Pride Month is as timely as ever.
      June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and this is certainly a big year for it.
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  • Choose Your Fighter
  • Choose Your Fighter

    State House and Senate candidates battle to carry their party's flag in November.
      Utah's primary elections are set for June 28, when voters will choose the nominees to make their party's case in November. Ahead of next month's votes, City Weekly reached out to the 12 candidates running in Salt Lake County's six state Legislature primaries. Serendipitously, there are three races in the Senate—all Democratic—and three in the House—all Republican.
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  • Open Air Affair
  • Open Air Affair

    Pop-up markets and new development fuel SLC's evolution into an "18-hour" city.
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  • Under the Bus
  • Under the Bus

    Gov. Cox jabs at Legislature's culture-war politics and "tepid" response to free transit.
      The cost of a gallon of gas might not stop Gov. Spencer Cox from filling his tank, he said Thursday, but for some Utahns, the climbing price at the pump is enough to force difficult decisions. For those Utahns, Cox said that less expensive or even free transit could offer a way to get around while saving money for other necessities. "Even if it takes them longer to get to work, it's an option," Cox said. "My focus is on the most vulnerable, those who are really struggling right now.
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  • Salt Love City
  • Salt Love City

    Mayor and Downtown leaders say SLC is on the rise
      Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said it’s a remarkable time to be living in—and in her case, leading—SLC, with signs of change and expansion all around. But she added that she’d prefer the challenges and opportunities of growth to stagnation and decline. “You know it as Salt Lakers. We see it around us,” she said. “We know that we’re no longer a secret in the world.”
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  • Road Rage
  • Road Rage

    SLC mayor and state highway officials announce a new task force and spending on road safety after a surge in pedestrian deaths.
      If it seems like pedestrian traffic deaths are on the rise, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said Thursday, it’s because they are. “We’re already up to nine in 2022. That’s 9 too many,” she said. “Everyone deserves to be able to walk or bike through any city or neighborhood and enjoy the community without fear of being killed or injured by a moving vehicle.”
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Choose Your Fighter Choose Your Fighter State House and Senate candidates battle to carry their party's flag in November. May 25, 2022
Open and Shut Open and Shut Governor and state leaders take a victory lap at ribbon-cutting for new prison. June 22, 2022
Port 2.0 Port 2.0 Utah Legislature approves city-negotiated overhaul of inland port board in bipartisan votes March 02, 2022

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