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The long-awaited marriage of religious liberties and prohibitions against housing and employment discrimination may come as early as Tuesday — with gay-rights advocates heralding the arrangement and conservative organizations uneasy with the outcome. “I think we’re going to make history …

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  • NC prosecutor seeks death for suspect in killing 3 Muslims
    Durham, N.C. • Prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three young Muslims in North Carolina in a case that garnered ...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:57 am   |     |   Share
  • New study verifies big shortfall in Utah transportation funding
    As legislative battles heat up over raising transportation taxes, an outside research group verified on Tuesday that Utah officials are accurate in cl...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Lawmakers push back against proposed ban on burning in Utah; critics say they’re rolling back clean-air protections
    In a pushback against state regulators’ proposal to block wintertime wood burning, Utah lawmakers are pushing legislation to ban bans on burning. Memb...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:13 am   |     |   Share
    Holmes Homes Making Each New Home Unique
    Holmes Homes has plenty of reasons to construct quality, built-to-last homes. Actually, they have about 16,000 of them. That’s how many new homebuye...
    Updated Feb 24 2015 08:33 am   |     |   Share

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Former Salt Lake City Mayor Dee Dee Corradini. Trib Talk: Remembering Deedee Corradini
    From light rail to the 2002 Olympic bid to women’s ski jumping, former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini fought for causes she believed in and mor...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:22 am   |     |   Share

  • Charge upgraded to ‘murder’ after victim of Utah ‘zombie’ attack dies
    Charges have been upgraded to murder against a man — described as “making noises like a zombie” — who attacked a 68-year-old West Valley City man in J...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:03 am   |     |   Share
  • The Villarica volcano erupts near Pucon, Chile, early Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The Villarica volcano erupted Tuesday around 3 a.m. local time (0600 GMT), according to the National Emergency Office, which issued a red alert and ordered evacuations. (AP Photo/ Aton Chile) Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
    Pucon, Chile • One of South America’s most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged d...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 10:06 am   |     |   Share
  • More adults may be required to take driver’s ed in Utah
    Legislators are rethinking whether they were wise two years ago to stop requiring anyone older than age 18 to take a driver’s education course to obta...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 09:49 am   |     |   Share
    Chaffetz: ‘If I was the president,’ I’d take out Iran’s nuclear facilities
    Chaffetz: ‘If I was the president,’ I’d take out Iran’s nuclear facilities. Anti-discrimination bills out today. Senate discusses, doesn’t pass medica...

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A West Valley City man died in a fiery crash Monday on I-15 near 7400 South. UHP identifies West Valley City man killed in fiery I-15 crash
    The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a West Valley City man who died Monday in a fiery crash on northbound Interstate 15 near 7400 South. Troopers s...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 09:37 am   |     |   Share
  • (Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank answers questions during a press conference about the June 18th incident where Officer Brett Olsen shot and killed Sean Kendall's dog, Geist.

Salt Lake police chief Burbank, others have financial ties to body-camera maker
    IOWA CITY, Iowa • Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to ...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. Netanyahu is seizing the high-profile bully pulpit of the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the dangers of a nuclear deal that President Barack Obama and U.S. allies might sign with Israel’s archenemy.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks in Congress address
    Washington • In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that neg...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 09:55 am   |     |   Share
    Mormon Tabernacle Choir reaches the big leagues: Yankee Stadium
    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform on Independence Day weekend in a hallowed but different kind of cathedral: Yankee Stadium. The New York Yanke...
    Updated Mar 02 2015 07:39 pm   |     |   Share

  • Ohio crash kills good Samaritan helping injured pedestrian
    Mansfield, Ohio • A man was fatally run over as he helped a woman who had just been struck by a different car and knocked into a snow bank as she walk...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 08:35 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: Series of storms to bring rain, snow
    Northern Utah’s mountains braced for a series of winter storms as the new week got underway, while the denizens of the region’s valleys brushed off th...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 07:33 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bundled up man walks through near white-out conditions as intense snow falling along State Street in Salt Lake City Tuesday morning March 3. Utah forecast: North, south and in between — it’s winter
    A winter storm system tightened its grip on Utah’s northern, central and southern mountains Tuesday, and that higher-elevation snow and valley rain wa...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 10:49 am   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Jean A. Stevens prays during the morning session of the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday April 6, 2013. For the first time ever, a Mormon woman offered a public prayer in the LDS Church’s General Conference before millions of viewers. Stevens is the first counselor in the LDS Church’s Primary presidency, which oversees instruction of children under age 12 in the worldwide faith. Mormon woman who uttered historic prayer gets new assignment
    There’s a change coming to the LDS Primary’s general presidency, which directs programs for Mormon children up to age 12. On Saturday, the faith’s Chu...
    Updated Mar 02 2015 04:57 pm   |     |   Share

  • SLC fire station catches fire, 9 firefighters sent to hospital
    Nine firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation after a two-alarm blaze broke out in their west Salt Lake City station house. Salt Lake City Fire ...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:04 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Salt Lake City Police investigate an officer-involved shooting at 1110 South State Street Tuesday, March 3.  A white pickup truck was involved.  State Street between 900 South and 1300 was closed for several hours. Man shot and wounded by SLCPD during traffic stop is identified
    The man shot and wounded early Tuesday morning by Salt Lake City police has been identified as 29-year-old Salvador Miranda Flores — who was wanted on...
    Updated Mar 03 2015 11:59 am   |     |   Share
  • (The LDS Church announced it will provide funding to Mormon couples who meet certain requirements so they can post their profiles on Adoption.com and link up with birth parents.

Courtesy photo)  LDS Church to provide financial aid to Mormon couples looking to adopt
    Less than a year after LDS Family Services discontinued its adoption services, it is joining up with Adoption.com to give some LDS families profiles o...
    Updated Mar 02 2015 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
    Trib Talk: What’s the future of the Utah State Fairpark?
    Boosters of the Utah State Fairpark were pinning hopes on a long-term lease and new soccer stadium to breathe new life into the cash-strapped property...
    Updated Mar 02 2015 12:17 pm   |     |   Share