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Storms create havoc on Utah highways

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol warned of hazardous driving conditions Wednesday, saying wet pavement contributed to four rollovers of tractor-trailer rigs on major highways. The Highway Patrol reported rollovers early Wednesday on Interstate 80 in Salt Lake City and in Summit County and on Interstate 15 in southern Utah. There were no […]

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News Briefs: Southern Utah Flooding, Cyber Task Force & Protecting Firefighters

  Editor’s Note: During impeachment inquiry hearings, KUER is offering news roundups from around the state and audio of those stories as a resource for our audience. SALT LAKE COUNTY Mayoral Portraits The taxpayer cost of mayoral portraits has risen significantly over the last two decades. Outgoing Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s portrait is expected […]

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Utah congressman’s fix for immigration problems? Let states create their own visa programs.

Immigrant workers could receive state-sponsored visas under a federal pilot program proposed by Utah Republican Rep. John Curtis and supported by Gov. Gary Herbert. In a prepared statement, Curtis said Tuesday his proposal would take “another step towards fixing our broken immigration system” by allowing states to implement visa programs that meet local industry needs […]