Articles Tagged with utah

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Daylight Savings Time Kicks In This Weekend, But Utah May Soon Opt Out

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Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 9. Americans — well, almost all Americans — will set their clocks ahead one hour at 2 am on Sunday morning, meaning that the nation loses an hour of sleep. But one state is now considering legislation to end the twice-yearly clock adjustment. Actually, most of Arizona already… Read more »

Utah Same-Sex Marriages Will Not Be Recognized By The State

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Utah’s same-sex marriages will not be recognized by the state until further notice. Governor Gary Herbert’s office issued a statement, clarifying the controversial issue. Chief of staff Derek Miller said the United States Supreme Court’s stay prohibits the performance of same-sex marriage and recognition of those performed within recent weeks. On December 20, U.S. District… Read more »

Gay Marriage: A Cause Worth Starving For — To Stop?

Gay Marriage Opponent Trestim Meacham

An ardent foe of gay marriage in Utah ended his two-week hunger strike today as the U.S. Supreme Court ordered what will be at least a temporary halt to same sex nuptials in that state. He’s been called the “Gandhi of Hating Gay People” for what until January 6 had been a near-two-week fast to… Read more »

Teen Pleads Guilty In Utah Referee’s Death

As was reported by The Inquisitr back in May, Ricardo Portillo was a soccer referee who was put into a coma by a teen after penalizing him in a game. Portillo later died from his injuries. His killer has entered a guilty plea in a Utah court on August 5. He was charged with homicide… Read more »

Hourly Puppy Rental Offered By Utah Student

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Hourly puppy rentals may have some tails wagging in gratitude towards a student at Utah’s Brigham Young University. Jenna Miller is seeking to find permanent homes for abandoned puppies by renting them out by the hour. The goal is to give potential adopters a chance to interact with the animal before making a commitment. There… Read more »

Boys Football League Dominated By … 9-Year-Old Girl [Videos]

Sam Gordon, 9-year-old football great

Who says girls can’t play football with the big boys? Sam Gordon, 9-years-old, is taking the internet by storm today with her mad football skills. She’s a running back in the Gremlin Division of mostly 9-year-old kids in the Salt Lake City area. This just isn’t some video of a cute kid making a touchdown…. Read more »

Salt Lake City Man Allegedly Stabbed His Grandmother 111 Times

Salt Lake City Woman Stabbed 111 Times

A Utah man stands accused of stabbing his grandmother 111 times, according to ABC News. Court documents reveal that, in addition to the multiple stab wounds he inflicted, the suspect also slit open the woman’s belly before removing several of her internal organs. At present, authorities have not publicly revealed the motive behind the vicious… Read more »

Newt Gingrich Bounces $500 Check, Fails To Get Name On Utah Ballot

Newt Gingrich Bounces $500 Check in Utah

Forget promises to balance the budget, Newt Gingrich can’t even manage to balance his own checkbook and it could cost him his name on the upcoming Utah ballot. The GOP presidential hopeful recently submitted his name for approval on the Utah ballot, a move that requires a $500 application fee. Unfortunately for Newt his check… Read more »