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The fate of 100 acres of previously untouched land in the Alpine foothills has turned into a battle over property rights, environmental concerns and residents demanding a voice. The Utah County Commission recently rezoned the land from “critical environment” to …

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  • FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch arrives for a meeting with fellow New Yorker, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington. The first Republican-led confirmation hearing of the Obama administration is about to get under way as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general. If approved, Lynch would become the first black female attorney general. She is now the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) DEA chief: U.S. abandoned plan to track license plates of vehicles at gun shows
    Washingon • The Drug Enforcement Administration abandoned an internal proposal to use surveillance cameras for photographing vehicle license plates near gun shows in the United …
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  • BP to sell part of its Gulf stake to Chevron
    New York • BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two …
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  • Renting homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
    Phoenix • Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl’s host city. But instead o...
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  • Ford recalls cars, vans for door latch, seat belt
    Dearborn, Mich. • Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly...
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  • Nissan recalls SUVs to fix electrical shorts, hoods
    Detroit • Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The larger Nissan...
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    Alzheimer's Association Utah Rallies For Cure & To Reduce Disease Cost To National Healthcare
    Lobbying state representatives to pass a new bill will be of primary focus when the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association holds a rally at the S...
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    Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ wins Sundance Short Film Grand Jury Prize
    Animator Don Hertzfeldt — whose accolades range from an Oscar nomination to having created the weirdest couch gag “The Simpsons” ever aired — has anot...
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    Utah Auschwitz survivor: ‘This story should not be forgotten. It could happen again.’
    Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous …
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  • The CEO's of Kirchhoff Automotives, Arndt Kirchhoff,  German Ford Werke GmbH , Bernhard Mattes, Audi, Rupert Stadler, Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, German Association of the Automotive Industry, VDA,  President Matthias Wissmann, BMW, Norbert Reithofer, Porsche, Matthias Mueller and  electronics supplier  Bosch company , Volkmar Denner, from left, pose fore the media during a meeting to promote the  free Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,  between the EU and the US, 'in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.  Words read : Say Yes to TTIP. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) German automakers lobby for U.S.-EU trade
    Berlin • German automakers are throwing their support behind a new trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. Repre...
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    Trib Talk: Hughes, King on legislative agenda 2015
    State lawmakers will spend the next six weeks tackling some of Utah’s toughest issues, from dirty air to LGBT rights to taxes to health insurance for ...
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  • Man critical after being hit crossing dark Midvale street
    A 57-year-old man remained in critical condition Wednesday, the day after he was struck while allegedly crossing a dark Midvale street against a traff...
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    Billy Crudup, from left, Ezra Miller, director Kyle Patrick Alvarez and Michael Angarano pose for a portrait to promote the film, Sundance’s ‘Stanford Prison Experiment’ wins Sloan Prize for science
    The intense psychological drama “The Stanford Prison Experiment” is the recipient of this year’s Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize, a $20,000 award h...
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    Tiger’s tooth tale: ‘Dude ... caught me square’ on the mouth
    Scottsdale, Ariz. • Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his …
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  • Water main break in Sandy closes 90th South, some surface streets
    Commuters for a while Wednesday morning were asked to avoid the area of 90th South and surface streets near Interstate 15 in Sandy — unless they had a...
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  • COMBO - This combination of two photographs shows the detail of a poster of an undated photograph of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, left, used during a demonstration calling for his release from the Islamic State group and a still image from video, right, of Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for her involvement in a 2005 terrorist attack on a hotel that killed 60 people. Jordan said Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 it is willing to swap the woman held on death row in Jordan for the Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group. (AP Photo) Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State
    Amman, Jordan • Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by...
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  • Apple up sharply as U.S. stocks move higher
    U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading Wednesday after very strong earnings from Apple and Boeing. The Federal Reserve is on deck, delivering its l...
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    Actress Kristen Wiig is interviewed at the premiere of The Cricket’s Daily 3: Meet your new Ghostbusters
    Here’s what is happening in pop culture: • Director Paul Feig has picked his cast for his all-female “Ghostbusters” reboot: His “Bridesmaids” stars Me...
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    Grand dining: 12 places to eat near Sundance’s newest Salt Lake venue
    The decision to make Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre a venue for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is not only good for Utah moviegoers, …
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  • Specialist Paul Cosentino, foreground center, works at the post that handles Cliffs Natural Resources, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. U.S. stocks are tumbling in midday trading, weighed down by disappointing forecasts from big-name companies and an unexpected drop in orders of long-lasting goods. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Stocks drift; weak earnings spur concerns
    Beijing • Global stocks drifted Wednesday after weak earnings from several U.S. companies added to global growth concerns as investors waited for the ...
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  • FILE - This Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, shows Electrolux's plant in Memphis, Tenn. Home appliance maker Electrolux swung to a profit in the fourth quarter, citing cost cuts and rising sales, the company announced Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz, File) Electrolux posts profit despite sag in U.S.
    Stockholm • Home appliance maker Electrolux swung to a profit in the fourth quarter, citing cost cuts and rising sales. The Swedish company on Wednesd...
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  • Wasatch Front home sales, prices shot up in 2014
    Home sales along the Wasatch Front in 2014 outpaced the previous year as markets improved, but rising prices and higher interest rates continued to si...
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    Trib Talk: Hughes, King on legislative agenda 2015
    State lawmakers will spend the next six weeks tackling some of Utah’s toughest issues, from dirty air to LGBT rights to taxes to health insurance for ...
    Updated Jan 28 2015 07:33 am   |     |   Share
    Sundance red carpet photos: Cobie Smulders, Brooklyn Decker and Kevin Corrigan star in ‘Results’
    “Results,” a comedy about personal trainers (Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders) faced with a wealthy new client (Kevin Corrigan), premiered Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the …
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  • n this Nov. 06, 2014 file photo, J.C. Chandor arrives at 2014 AFI Fest - J.C. Chandor explores the origins of ‘A Most Violent Year’
    Violence was everywhere for director J.C. Chandor. From the scripts he was getting to the very entryway of his daughter’s elementary school, it seemed...
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  • Prep girls’ basketball: Skyline defeats Mountain View, 39-32
    Crisp passing was there at the beginning of each half, stingy defense was around all night and, at the end of the evening, those attributes propelled ...
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Hunter fans go crazy after Hunter's Noah Togiai throws down a monster jam during game at Taylorsville High School in Taylorsville, Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Hunter slides by Taylorsville
    Taylorsville • Hunter coach Robb Collins was so frustrated with the play of junior forward Jake Haram on Tuesday night that he almost pulled him from ...
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