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Opponents fail to kill crow hunting proposal in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Wildlife enthusiasts in Utah failed on Tuesday in their bid to block a crow hunt planned in the state for this fall, but said they had seen no evidence that killing the birds was necessary.

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on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar sands mine project

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist group said.

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on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:20 AM
Court delays benefits for U...

Court delays benefits for Utah gay couples

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More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

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on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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Bribe investigation nets 2 ex-Utah attorneys general

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation.

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Man dies after jumping into bonfire at Utah festival

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Police in Utah are investigating after a man killed himself by jumping into a 30-foot (9-meter) bonfire during an arts and culture festival on the weekend in the desert west of Salt Lake City, local media reported.

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 04:20 AM

Utah man admits stealing rare dinosaur footprint fossil

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah man has admitted stealing, and then throwing away, a very rare fossilized dinosaur footprint, but will not spend any time in prison, according to court documents.

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:53 AM
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Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court

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Utah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a federal appeals court's ruling that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry, the state attorney general's office announced Wednesday.

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on Jul 09, 2014 at 07:50 PM
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Police give motive in Utah dead baby case

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Authorities say a Utah mother's motive for killing six of her newborns was that she was addicted to methamphetamine and other drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility.

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on Jul 08, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Direct Action Protest Temporarily Shuts Down Utah Tar Sands Project

(via www.desmogblog.com)

An environmental group called Women of Action Against Violent Extraction (WAAVE) shut down U.S. Oil Sands' mining operation in Utah temporarily on June 16, citing tension around whether the project's permits are legal.The women swarmed a bulldozer on the site and asked the operator to stop working. A two and a half minute YouTube video posted June 19 by PeacefulUprising.org shows the bulldozer ...

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on Jun 28, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Mountain Lion Scares Shoppe...

Mountain Lion Scares Shoppers In Utah

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities have captured a mountain lion that startled shoppers but didn't hurt anybody Friday morning at a shopping center in a Salt Lake City suburb.Sandy police Sgt. Dean Carriger says the mountain lion was spotted walking across a street and into Jordan Commons in Sandy, Utah, just before 8 a.m. Officers found the cat hunkered down at the entrance of a steakhouse. S...

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on Jun 27, 2014 at 09:20 PM