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Regional News: Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription drug prices

Posted by   /  February 10, 2020  /  Health Care, Regional News  /  No Comments

 In this Jan. 31, 2020, photo, Ann Lovell carries her box of prescriptions after returning to Salt Lake City International Airport following her visit to Tijuana, Mexico. 12News Is this program something you’d want your employer to try out? Utah is paying public employees to travel to Mexico to fill their prescription medications in a […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Salt Lake City apartment complex to be built out of shipping containers

Posted by   /  February 1, 2020  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Eco Box Fabricators, based in Salt Lake City, hopes to make viable affordable housing out of discarded shipping containers. Tuesday Jan. 15, 2019./ Trent Nelson / The Salt Lake Tribune By Tony Semerad | The Salt Lake Tribune It’s a Utah housing project made of boxes, welcomed for its “outside the box” design. A Salt […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: New report details inland port’s potential harms

Posted by   /  January 27, 2020  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Deeda Seed, of Stop the Polluting Port Coalition, center, is joined by representatives from environmental, conservation, and community groups that are part of the coalition as they release a major report outlining the potential environmental harms from the proposed Utah Inland Port during a press conference at the Utah Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020./ […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Letter to the Editor: Exploring nuclear energy makes sense for Southern Utah’s cities

Posted by   /  January 20, 2020  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Nuclear produces the vast majority of carbon-free energy in the United States and across the world St. George News (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) A Jan. 12 opinion letter made negative assertions about nuclear energy and, particularly, a small modular reactor project being studied by the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems. […]

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Utah Supreme Court rules in paternity cases, opening a window for ‘alleged fathers’

Posted by   /  December 23, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

Graphic: Fox 13 By Ben Winslow  |  Fox 13 In a series of rulings made public Saturday, the state’s top court has opened a window for “alleged fathers” to establish paternity in the face of Utah’s notoriously tough laws. The Utah Supreme Court issued rulings in four separate cases, and almost all of them allowed men seeking […]

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Regional News: Utah home valued at nearly $1B after ‘horrific’ typo and taxpayers may pay for the mistake

Posted by   /  December 8, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

By David Aaro | Fox News A phone drop error has impacted taxpayers in Wasatch County, Utah after a home was overvalued by almost $1 billion and now taxpayers and the local school district may be paying for the mistake. (istock) A ‘horrific’ clerical error has impacted taxpayers in a Utah county after a home […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Utah’s negligence in oil and gas oversight is jeopardizing our birthright [OPINION]

Posted by   /  November 21, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Crews work on the on the drilling platform of the 68 Pioneer Rig, a telescoping rig, in Newfield Exploration Co.’s oil fields near Roosevelt in 2012./Tribune file photo By Robert Gehrke | The Salt Lake Tribune  (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Congratulations, Utahns. You have a stake in a nice […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] A building problem: Utah law loosens licensing requirements for general contractors

Posted by   /  November 13, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Recent changes to Utah law made it much easier to become a general contractor in Utah. By Brittany Glas | KSL TV  From leaking roofs and windows, to massive cracks in the foundation, the KSL Investigators have received dozens of tips about construction defects across our state. One contractor believes Utah consumers have every reason […]

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Utah lawmaker floats use of eminent domain for trails but runs into barriers

Posted by   /  October 21, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Cyclists along the Jordan River Parkway in South Salt Lake on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Trail advocates hope to build a paved path on both sides of the river that runs the length of the Salt Lake Valley, but a proposal to allow the use of eminent domain to acquire land for such trail projects […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Public’s views on Utah’s inland port will help ‘shape’ the project, officials say

Posted by   /  October 11, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Aerial photo of the Salt Lake Valley including the new prison under construction, inland port area, Kennecott Copper tailings pond, refineries and recent Bountiful fire scar as seen on Sept. 12, 2019./ Francisco Kjolseth /Tribune file photo By Taylor Stevens | The Salt Lake Tribune Months of listening to Utahns about their views on a […]

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