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Washington • Setting a hard-line tone on national security, President Donald Trump on Friday suspended the nation’s refugee program for four months, aiming to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the United States. Trump traveled to the Pentagon, where he …

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    A 35-year-old man died early Monday after apparently striking a tree while snowboarding at Brighton Ski Resort on Sunday. Authorities said it appeared...
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  • (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)    Marchers leave Westminster College during a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Salt Lake City Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The morning event included a rally and march through Sugar House as part of the school’s week-long celebration. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Utahns march for equality and justice
    Holli Yoho stopped to take a photo Monday of her three kids, their cheeks rosy and their bodies huddled together against the cold, as they marched thr...
    Updated Jan 16 2017 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Factory Butte near Hanksville is on the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance list of Utah’s ten most threatened wilderness treasures because of a 4,277-mile network of motorized routes approved under BLM’s Richfield travel plan. In a May 22 ruling with implications for five other BLM travel plans, a federal judge ordered BLM to complete archaeological surveys of these trails within three years, starting with lands near Factory Butte. BLM, environmental groups, off-roaders make deal on roads, oil and gas
    Thousands of acres of public land in southern Utah will remain open to oil and gas exploration and motorized vehicles after groups involved in a lawsu...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 05:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Faye Flam: Reality check on vaccine shows tiny risk of tiny risk
    It’s easy to assume from reading the news that scientists have reflexively pooh-poohed concerns about a vaccine-autism link. Here’s the BBC: “Medical ...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 05:30 pm   |     |   Share


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