UPR News Feature
5:15 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Tour the State Capitol Fine Art Exhibit

Wheatfield by J. Leo Fairbanks is one of the pieces of the State Fine Art Collection on exhibit at the Capitol.

The 2012 Legislative Session concluded last week -- giving time for UPR's Kerry Bringhurst to reflect back on not only the bills but what she saw while spending time at the Capitol...a series of art displayed alongside the office doors of members of the Utah House of Representatives. She takes us to the 4th floor of the Capitol for a tour.

The State Fine Art Exhibition at the Capitol is on display through August 5.
 

It's All Politics
5:02 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Biden Calls Out Romney, Gingrich By Name For Opposing Auto Bailout

Originally published on Mon March 19, 2012 10:52 am

Vice President Biden took on the traditional role that has been reserved to those who have previously served in his position as the political wing man for a president seeking re-election: he went on the attack.

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Commentary
4:53 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Poncho the Sea Lion

Sea Lion vs. Fishermen -- It's one of the oldest battles on Earth and highly entertaining.

Weather
4:40 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Thursday Forecast - 3/15

Above average temps today -- maybe even record setting. Warning: Don't get used to it.

Commentary
4:33 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

An Evening with the 1 Percent

Steve Eaton went to a Mariners game once and sat in a suite, where people talked about banking and where there was free food, and it was not like any all-you-can-eat buffet he'd ever been to.

Newsline
4:17 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry and Dave talk about this week's headlines, including Ogden school district's bad news audit and the new Ogden chief of police.

Full stories and more at the Standard Examiner's website.

Commentary
4:11 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Gina's Leap Year Pups

Gina tells us about her naughty leap-year dogs, who act like they're still puppies, even though -- technically -- they are four years old.

Law
3:56 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Report: Prosecutors Hid Evidence In Ted Stevens Case

Then-Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, in 2008.
Alex Wong Getty Images

An extraordinary special investigation by a federal judge has concluded that two Justice Department prosecutors intentionally hid evidence in the case against Sen. Ted Stevens, one of the biggest political corruption cases in recent history.

A blistering report released Thursday found that the government team concealed documents that would have helped the late Stevens, a longtime Republican senator from Alaska, defend himself against false-statements charges in 2008. Stevens lost his Senate seat as the scandal played out, and he died in a plane crash two years later.

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Business
3:51 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Shell Picks Pittsburgh Area For Major Refinery

Shell Oil plans to open a major new oil refinery, which would convert ethane into more profitable chemicals, in the Pittsburgh area.
Kevork Djansezian Getty Images

Shell Oil Co. has chosen a site near Pittsburgh for a major, multibillion-dollar petrochemical refinery that could provide a huge economic boost to the region.

Dan Carlson, Shell's general manager of new business development, said Thursday that the company signed a land option agreement with Horsehead Corp. to evaluate a site near Monaca, about 35 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

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