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Utah News
3:18 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

State to Survey Transportation Trends in Utah

A survey to study state-wide transportation trends is being sponsored by a metropolitan planning organization in Cache county. Kerry Bringhurst reports.

Utah News
11:52 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Group to Inform Public Policy on Resource Management

The Kane and Two Mile Research partnership has been created to bolster the science-guided resource management of public lands in Northern Arizona, specifically along the 

north rim of the Grand Canyon. The group was created to help inform public policy, and is composed of private ranchers, scientists, and government officials. Chris Holmes has the story. 

Utah News
11:45 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Tax Payer Association Appeals Kane County Coal Plant

A California company wants to build an experimental coal-gasification plant in Kanab, UT

Utah News
4:46 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Cache Valley to Host Community Vigil for Charlie & Braden Powell

Members of the Cache Valley community will gather Friday to participate in a vigil to honor the memory of 7-year-old Charlie Powell and his 5-year-old brother Braden.

UPR's Kerry Bringhurst tells us the brutal murder of the boys at their father's hand has prompted law enforcement and the Child & Family support Center to ask for the community's support in taking a stand against child abuse.

All members of the public are invited:
4:00 p.m. Friday, February 10
Cache Valley Courthouse (199 N Main Street in Logan)
Bring a helium filled balloon

Utah News
2:40 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Utah Transit Authority's Debt Dillema

State lawmakers are looking for a silver lining in the Utah Transit Authority's mounting debt dilemma. A legislative audit revealed in January that it's uncertain whether the agency can afford to operate its costly new projects. UTA officials say they're confident they can rein in the debt, but as KCPW's Whittney Evans reports, some lawmakers want to know how.

Utah News
2:36 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Hoping Utah Will Host the Winter Olympics Again

Ten years after Salt Lake City hosted the Olympic Winter Games, Governor Gary Herbert and other Utah leaders are looking to do it again. He joined the mayor of Utah’s capital city this week to announce an exploratory committee has been formed to look at bidding for another Olympics. KCPW’s Jessica Gail reports on when they’re hoping the games might be coming to Utah.

Utah News
2:30 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Flying J Donates Millions to Utah Business Schools

The business schools at Utah State University and the University of Utah are getting 3.5 million dollars from the Ogden based Flying-J energy company. Ashley Tolman has details.

Newsline
2:25 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about this week's breaking news in Utah.

For these full stories and more, go to the Standard-Examiner's website.

Utah News
9:51 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Fighting to Bring Utah's Building Codes Up-to-Date

One state lawmaker’s attempt to bring Utah's residential building codes up to date hasn’t been assigned a committee hearing, despite widespread support from local governments, businesses and residents. Republican Representative Fred Cox says adopting the latest building codes for new homes is important for public safety and energy cost savings, but as KCPW's Whittney Evans reports, at least one organization is fighting the change, saying it would cost homeowners too much.

Utah News
9:48 am
Wed February 8, 2012

The Billboard Bill: A City Issue Before the State Legislature

A vote by a Senate committee Tuesday may be a sign that looser restrictions are coming for Utah’s billboard companies. One senator wants cities and counties to have less control over billboard regulations, including electronic billboards. KCPW’s Jessica Gail reports on what this means for Salt Lake City, which is looking to pass billboard restrictions of its own.

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