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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

County Mayor’s Race in Spotlight as Democrats Caucus

Democrats turned out in large numbers last night to get involved in the political process, as precinct caucuses elected delegates and precinct

Abstinence-Only Bill Opponents to Rally at Capitol

The Utah Parent Teacher Association says Utahns are being misinformed about the controversial sex education bill that state lawmakers passed during the

Smith Becomes First Democrat to Enter Race for Utah Attorney General

Weber County Attorney Dee Smith became the first Democrat to enter the race for Utah Attorney General this morning . As KCPW's

Crandall Canyon Mine Operator Will Pay $500,000 Fine for Two Charges

Misdemeanor charges have been filed against Genwal Resources, operator of the Crandall Canyon mine that collapsed in 2007, killing nine people. U.S.

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

Lawmakers Finalize State Budget

The 2012 legislative session concluded with lawmakers finalizing the details for the state’s $13 billion dollar budget Thursday. As KCPW's Whittney Evans

Senate Approves Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

The Utah Senate approved a bill this morning that requires some welfare recipients in the state to be drug tested if they

Senate Compromises on Anti-Idling Ordinance Ban

The Utah Senate has passed a bill that was initially intended to thwart Salt Lake City's anti-idling ordinance. But as KCPW's Whittney

Abstinence-Only Sex Education Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk

A divisive bill that would only allow Utah public schools to teach strictly abstinence-only sexual education is heading to the governor’s desk.