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Posted by   /  May 30, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Coronavirus, Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

Supreme Court rejects challenge to California limits on church services By Mark Sherman | Associated Press A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the […]

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Regional News: Three Republican groups sue California governor over mail-in-vote

Posted by   /  May 25, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

FILE PHOTO: California’s Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to the media March 3, 2020./ REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar  (Reuters) – The Republican National Committee (RNC) and two other Republican groups on Sunday filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the November election. California was the first state in […]

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REGIONAL COVID-19 NEWS

Posted by   /  May 16, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Regional News  /  No Comments

CALIFORNIA: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes swipe at California over return of sports. SFGATE: During a Friday press conference, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized the state of California for shutting down a UFC event scheduled for late April, and doubled down on his invitation for sports teams across the country to operate in Florida during the coronavirus pandemic […]

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REGIONAL Coronavirus News: Los Angeles to shut off water, power of nonessential businesses that refuse to close

Posted by   /  May 14, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Regional News  /  No Comments

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti  Fox News  Los Angeles authorities could shut down water and power to nonessential businesses that refuse to close amid the coronavirus outbreak there, according to local reports. “We won’t tolerate the selfish behavior of a few who unnecessarily put our co munity at risk,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a press […]

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Regional News: Utah’s big earthquake: buildings damaged, but no major injuries, as state braces for days of aftershocks

Posted by   /  March 18, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

By The Salt Lake Tribune A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Magna at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday, shaking homes from Logan down to Utah County. It was the state’s largest since a 1992 earthquake in St. George. The last Salt Lake County earthquake of at least a magnitude 5 was in 1962. Unified Fire Department, Rio Tinto […]

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Regional News: Climate change already diminishing the Colorado River, researchers find

Posted by   /  March 16, 2020  /  Regional News, Water  /  No Comments

Using hydrologic models, researchers found that the Colorado River Basin is extremely sensitive to slight variations in temperature./Nick Cote for KUNC By Luke Runyon | KUNC/Cronkite News  A warming climate already is reducing stream flows in the Southwest’s largest watershed, according to a new study from scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey. And as the […]

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Regional News: Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles

Posted by   /  March 9, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

 Some of the clean power the Navajo Nation hopes to sell to L.A. will be produced by the sun and the Nation’s two solar energy projects./Katrin Mehler / Cronkite News By Katrin Mehler | Cronkite News In a city renowned for its green policies, Prius drivers and biodegradable straws, it was only a matter of […]

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Regional News: Nevada Supreme Court: Statements made about Family Court are protected by First Amendment

Posted by   /  March 7, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Family Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

The Nevada Supreme Court building Monday, March 4, 2019. /David Calvert/The Nevada Independent By Tabitha Mueller | The Nevada Independent The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Steve Sanson, the founder of controversial political organization Veterans In Politics International, by dismissing a lawsuit against him under the state’s anti-SLAPP law that aims to […]

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Regional News: Utah’s largest power company and solar advocates fight over rooftop panels

Posted by   /  March 6, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Jenny Melgoza, a Creative Energies commercial lead, installs photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Boys and Girls Club in Salt Lake City, March 5, 2020./Leah Hogsten /The Salt Lake Tribune By Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune The future of Utah’s rooftop solar industry, already reeling after an incentive program ended two years […]

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Regional News: Utah House reaffirms intent to develop Colorado River water

Posted by   /  March 4, 2020  /  Regional News, Water  /  No Comments

Resolution encourages conservation, recognizes changing climate Water flows from the number one and two jet tubes at the Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Ariz. to mimic natural flooding on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. /Matt York By Amy Joi O’Donoghue | Deseret News  Utah’s booming population growth and rapid economic development means the need for more […]

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