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Legislative Preview with Downtown Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck

Utah’s Legislative Session kicks off on Monday. Today we’re joined by Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck to get a preview of the session, about the legacy of late House Speaker Becky Lockhart, and to look in depth at the issues affecting downtown Salt Lake City at the legislature.

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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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Reports: Salt Lake Tribune's parent company has potential buyers

A New York-based private-equity firm is in talks to buy Digital First Media, the national newspaper chain that oversees The Salt Lake Tribune, a business wire service is reporting.
Several people with knowledge about the matter told Bloomberg News on Friday that Cerberus Capital Management, with...

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