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Homeless-shelter controversy, tax hike for education and Hatch at attorney general confirmation hearing (1/13/17)
Salt Lake City’s plan for four new homeless resource centers meets more opposition from Sugar House residents and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. Utah legislators try to find a way around an income tax hike to increase education funding. And Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch weighs in on President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney […]
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Utah’s stake in the presidential election, a contentious monument designation in the Bears Ears region and investigations into how Utah colleges address sexual assault on campus — 2016 made for a busy year in the newsroom and carried changes in public perception of the media. On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune Editor Jennifer […]
Electors’ votes, backlash over shelter sites, air-quality woes and Swallow’s court setback (12/23/16)
Utah electors unanimously cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump. Salt Lake City Council members receive threats after the announcement of the four new homeless service-center sites. Utah falls short of EPA air-quality standards. And attempts to dismiss the case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow are denied by a state judge. On Friday […]
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announces the locations of four homeless shelters. Former Utah State University football player Torrey Green, accused of seven separate cases of sexual assault, is denied bail. Republican Utah Rep. Chris Stewart weighs in on Russia’s influence on the presidential election. And President-elect Donald Trump works to fill his Cabinet. […]