Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became...marked another milestone for LGBT people in Utah who have made major strides in recent years...contrast from 1998, when Biskupski became Utah's first openly gay lawmaker and some...
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Kenneth Scott Willis

...last twenty years, Scott worked for Alaska Electric Light & Power.Scott married Gaye Jones on November 23, 1979 in the Logan Utah Temple. He was a loving father to three children: Sarah, Reed, and Katie. The family moved to Juneau in 1984 and enjoyed...
Utah, Florida St. losses shake up Top 25 By JOHN MARSHALL

Utah dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten and...first-place vote after holding off Tennessee.Utah (6-1) had been gaining on Ohio State...contender for the College Football Playoff, Utah was no match for unranked Southern California, losing...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...federal government can't perform "proper security checks" on Syrians.UTAH (7)Gov. Gary Herbert is ordering a review of security checks for refugees coming to Utah on the heels of the last week's attacks in Paris, but he stopped short...
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World champion skier Kikkan Randall announces pregnancy

PARK CITY, UT - According to a press release from the United States Ski Team, World Champion cross country ski racer Kikkan Randall of Anchorage...
Searchers look for flood victims in Utah town

HILDALE, Utah - Rescuers trudged through muddy streambeds Tuesday in a small polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border, searching for people...still missing Tuesday afternoon in Hildale, Utah, out of 16 people - three women and 13...
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Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

...appeals court Monday that a federal judge in Utah went too far when when he struck down for residents of Cedar City, Utah, who challenged the prairie dog rules...have stepped in to support the decision: Utah, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho...
Sarah Palin to speak at Utah pregnancy crisis center dinner

SALT LAKE CITY - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will be in Salt Lake City next month to speak at a fundraiser for a Utah crisis pregnancy center.Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, will be the keynote speaker at the Oct...
Salt Lake close to electing first openly gay mayor

...hostility toward gays and lesbians.Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski was leading two-term...supporters were already celebrating.Equality Utah executive director Troy Williams said Biskupski's...barrier to serving in public office in Utah.State Sen. Jim Dabakis, a gay Democrat...
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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...liberties.The church backed a landmark Utah state law passed this year that added anti-discrimination...of gay Mormons.On Monday, a prominent Utah LGBT group hosted a "Family Homo Evening...serves as executive director of a prominent Utah LGTB group called Equality Utah. "This...
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