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Last Day for Comment on Blended Nuclear Waste

The official public comment period will close Friday on a decision to allow EnergySolutions to store blended nuclear waste in Utah. As

Corrosion Conference Emphasizes High Cost of Low Maintenance

The world’s largest organization dedicated to preventing corrosion in transportation infrastructure and pipelines was in Salt Lake City this week to showcase

EnergySolutions to Help With Fukushima Cleanup

EnergySolutions will have a hand in cleaning up radioactively contaminated seawater at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan that was used

Salt Lake County Passes E-Verify Measure

While the Utah legislature made no gains this year in passing legislation mandating businesses use E-Verify, the Salt Lake County Council approved

Occupy SLC Protests Corporate Involvement in Legislative Process

Occupy Salt Lake protesters made their way back into the spotlight Wednesday at the Utah Capitol, but didn't draw much attention from

82-Year-Old Downtown Businessman Struck, Killed by Bus

A strong advocate for downtown businesses in Salt Lake City was struck and killed by a Utah Transit Authority bus this morning.

Romney Speaks to Olympic Organizers on 10th Anniversary of Games

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a break from the campaign trail Saturday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Salt Lake

Committee Revives, Passes Bill to Sell Liquor on Some Holidays

Some state liquor stores may be open on holidays after all. After previously rejecting a bill to create a pilot program for

Downtown SLC Celebrates Harmons Grand Opening

Residents and commuters in downtown Salt Lake City can take advantage of the Harmons City Creek store on the corner of 100

Liquor Bills Meet Different Results in Legislative Committees

State lawmakers gave the green light to one of three bills considered Tuesday that would revamp some of Utah's liquor laws. As

Legislature Blocks Liquor Sampling

Restaurants, hotels and resorts would have been able to sample the liquor they serve to their customers before purchasing it from packaging

Salt Lake City Tries to Negotiate with Legislature

Salt Lake City leaders are used to having to defend themselves before the Utah Legislature every year. And this year is no

Utah Gets $171 Million in Mortgage Fraud Settlement

Utah residents who suffered abusive practices from big banks and lost their homes to foreclosure during the mortgage crisis are getting some

Committee Shuts Down Plan to End Daylight Savings Time

Utah residents will still be changing their clocks twice a year. Friday, the House Judiciary Committee killed a bill that would have

Proposed Payday Lender Regulation Rejected

One new proposed regulation for payday lenders in Utah won’t be passed out of the legislature this year. This morning, lawmakers voted

Politics Up Close: John Swallow running for AG, SL Chamber 2012 Priorities

As Chief Deputy Utah Attorney General, Republican John Swallow has battled against the federal government on issues like health care reform and

Orem Shoe Company Now Going Global

Nothing can block success for a runner like a bad shoe. So, when three Utah men continued to see good runners fall

Leading Business Group Backs Statewide Nondiscrimination Law

Utah’s largest business association, the Salt Lake Chamber, is calling on Utahns to make “big decisions” as the 2012 legislative session begins

Utah Economy Forging Ahead in 2012, According to Economic Outlook

An overview of Utah’s economic outlook in 2012 shows the state will likely feel the effects of the European debt crisis, but

Bill Aims to Regulate Payday Lender Litigation

A Democratic state lawmaker is targeting payday lenders with a bill that aims to outlaw their ability to choose where to take

New, Returning SLC Councilmen to Take Oath of Office

Today is a new day for Salt Lake City government. At noon on the steps of the city-county building, newly elected city

CityViews 12/22/11: One Chapter Ends, Another Begins

Segment 1: Over 80 years ago, Gus Weller opened a second-hand bookstore in downtown Salt Lake City and it evolved into full-service

Governor Herbert’s Staff Reviews Business Regulations

A local manufacturing plant was the backdrop as Utah Governor Gary Herbert unveiled a year-long-review of business regulations in the state this

University of Utah Named Top School for Startup Companies

New companies in Utah are developing faster than ever before. For the second consecutive year, the University of Utah was named first

Sam Weller’s Bookstore has New Location, New Name, Same Legacy

A local bookstore and Main Street legacy is pushing forward in the face of corporate retailers and diminishing book sales with a

Bill Gates Testifies in Antitrust Lawsuit in Salt Lake City

The fight between Microsoft and Utah software company Novell continued on Monday, as Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates testified in a Salt Lake

Forbes Ranks SLC 4th for Tech Jobs

Salt Lake City is gaining national recognition for its achievements in the tech industry. Forbes has rated Utah’s capital city fifth in

GOP Congressional Delegation Backs Bill for Canyons, Solitude Connection

Canyons Resort has turned to Utah’s Congressional delegation for support on a proposed gondola connection between Canyons and Solitude Mountain Resort, and

Report Recommends Allowing Private Liquor Sales Next to Grocery Stores

The state could be making a lot more money from liquor sales, consultants told Utah lawmakers on Wednesday. Bob Springmeyer, President of

CityViews 11/16/11: HPV for Boys, Too

Segment 1: Last month, a CDC committee recommended that boys as young as age 9 get vaccinated against the human papilloma virus