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Behind the Headlines: Prison site short list grows shorter, audit shows DABC needs improvement, lawmaker wants to expand death penalty (5/29/15)


The Miller family pulls its land from the short list of sites for a new prison. Rep. Paul Ray wants to expand the death penalty. Yet another audit shows the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control needs more training for its managers and better accounting controls. And critics of federal control want Utah taxpayers to help pay the legal bills of a county commissioner convicted of organizing an illegal ATV ride on federal land.

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    This issue with the prison is all Nimby (not-in-my-backyard). I have heard that people don’t want it near the airport because people will see it when they fly in to the valley. Oh, because the copper mine and the refineries are beautiful (sarcasm). Glenn Slc

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