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  • CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments story has photos
    Updated: May-28-15 7:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Army's top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah.

  • GOP lawmakers still hope for Medicaid deal but no guarantee 
    Updated: May-28-15 3:06 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Republican lawmakers said Thursday they still hope to strike a Medicaid deal with Gov. Gary Herbert by August but aren't yet certain they'll meet that self-imposed deadline.

  • Correction: Koch Brothers-Utah Chapter story 
    Updated: May-26-15 1:29 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - In a story May 24 about a new chapter of a political advocacy group linked to the Koch brothers, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of group director Evelyn Everton. She is 38, not 22.

  • Provo police chief calls for expanded Medicaid to help crime story has photos
    Updated: May-23-15 1:24 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah police chief is calling on state lawmakers to accept federal funding to expand Medicaid as a way to fight crime.

  • Utah official took donation from 1-800 Contacts 
    Updated: May-21-15 6:38 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes accepted a $5,000 campaign donation from a contact lens seller based in the state after his office began defending a new law that critics say was written at the company's behest.

  • Governor: Fossil fuels will remain big part of economy 
    Updated: May-21-15 4:50 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says that while the state is moving toward using more renewable energy, fossil fuels will remain important to the economy for the next generation.

  • Gov. Herbert says 'civil war' in GOP is unhealthy 
    Updated: May-14-15 4:13 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert touted the merits of the state's longtime caucus-convention system for nominating candidates and said Thursday the "civil war" within GOP ranks triggered by a law overhauling the system is unhealthy and needs to be resolved.

  • Conference coming to Utah to promote 'natural families' story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 6:27 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - With the support of the governor and pledged participation from the Mormon church, a conservative organization on Tuesday promoted its upcoming international conference in Utah as a mecca for supporters of the natural family dictated by God.