AP NEWS
1:51 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Newspapers Ask To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Agreement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Owners of Salt Lake City's two daily newspapers are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over joint operating agreement between The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News.

Attorneys for Kearns-Tribune and the Deseret News Publishing Company argued in court documents Monday that the group of former Tribune reporters and current readers has no standing to challenge the agreement.

The owners also say there's no merit to allegations that agreement violates federal antitrust laws and threatens the Tribune's independence.

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State & Regional
1:17 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 9 2014

Lynn & Tim were joined this week by Dr. Cary Sennett, President & CEO of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. They talked about a new report from the CDC detailing declining asthma rates in the US as well as tips for managing the condition, etc. Todd Hageman, technical director for the Tour of Utah also joined the show to talk about Kamas being a stop on the next Tour, coming in August. Katie Stellpflug, owner of Artique, also joined the show to talk about the Tour - she is on the local organizing committee.

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Local News
1:17 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Sharrows Are Starting To Be Seen Around Park City

Credit www.saltcycle.org

On some Park City streets, you'll soon begin seeing new painted markings. One depicts a cyclist and just ahead on the pavement will be direction indicators, similar to an arrow. It's part of a pilot program for sharing the road. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Egyptian Theatre Company
12:51 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

More Info On Egyptian Theatre's "Save Our Banksy" Fundraiser

The Egyptian Theatre's "Save Our Banksy" campaign is seeking to create a space where their Banksy painting, left on a stage door over four years ago, can be preserved for the public. At the same time, they're hoping that Banksy can help find a new home for the Youth Theatre. Rick Brough has more.

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AP NEWS
11:50 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Crews Gain Ground On Eastern Utah Wildfire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Officials say crews are hemming in a wildfire north of Vernal and have the blaze about 75% contained.

Fire officials said Wednesday morning that crews are working to secure the rest of the perimeter of the 5-square-mile Taylor Mountain Road Fire.

The fire burned a home and two summer cabins after it broke out Saturday but by Wednesday it was smoldering and creeping through gas, brush and trees.

Fire spokeswoman Kelsey Birchell says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Local News
2:35 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Butz Talks About Parking On Main Street

If you work in Old Town on Friday and Saturday nights, you may stand to win some cash for simply riding the bus to work instead of driving. It's a pilot program designed to create more parking for those who spend money on Main Street. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Rainbow Gathering
2:26 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Rainbow Gathering Ends This Week

After several weeks of an influx of Rainbow Family members gathering in the national forest above Heber City, most have made their exodus, leaving behind dozens to clean up. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:26 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Copper Moose Farms Open Farm Stand

Starting this week, Copper Moose Farms is opening a farm stand 3 days a week where the public is invited to buy some of the freshest produce in town. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:23 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

County Banning Fireworks Until End Of October

A prohibition on private fireworks and open burning in Summit County will come before the County Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
2:20 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Tesoro Unhappy With Summit County's New Ordinances

The Tesoro Oil company isn't happy about the ordinances passed by the Summit County Council two weeks ago, which aim to regulate the impacts of oil pipelines. According to County Manager Bob Jasper, they made their feelings known through their attorneys. Rick Brough has more.

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