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A Card for Every Kid: New partnership with The City Library allows Salt Lake City School District students to register for library accounts during fall enrollment

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SALT LAKE CITY—In tandem with the beginning of fall enrollment, each student registering for school in the Salt Lake City School District will have the opportunity to be registered for a free account with the Salt Lake City Public...

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Great Interstate, Zodiac Empire

So the 2014 Utah Arts Festival happened this weekend, showcasing a lot of artwork, films, kids activities and whatnot, all under a blazing hot sun that wouldn't let up once. Despite the heat, this year was a damn fine festival with packed crowds ever

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Study: Nevada withdrawals would hurt Snake Valley springs

For years, Snake Valley ranchers and environmentalists have complained Las Vegas’ designs on rural groundwater would wreck their livelihoods and dry up fragile desert ecosystems in Utah’s West Desert.
After years of groundwater monitoring and data analysis, new science is now...

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Free Speech vs. Hate Speech




by Troy Williams Is merely threatening to kill a person a crime? A recent 10th Circuit ruling over turned a district court ruling that Aaron Michael Heineman’s violent poetry directed toward local professors was a protected form of speech. Nick welcomes attorney Eric Benson from Ray...

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