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Legislature: Tougher penalties for underage drinking and child sex trafficking

03/08/2013 2:55pm
Several bills were discussed and passed by the Legislature on Friday ranging from stricter penalties for underage drinking to post-adoption agreements.

Lawmakers still divided over accepting federal Medicaid plan

03/08/2013 5:45pm
During the final days of the Legislative session, the discussion of Medicare in Utah has continued to bring divided opinions. On Friday, a bill was proposed to bar the state from accepting federal money.

Gov. plays ball with Lone Peak players

03/08/2013 6:29pm
Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah Legislature welcomed the Lone Peak high school boys basketball team to the Capitol to honor them for a phenomenal season.

Pres. Uchtdorf, faith leaders meet with Obama to discuss immigration

03/08/2013 8:59pm
President Barack Obama reiterated his "strong commitment" to pass an immigration reform bill this year in a meeting with a diverse group of faith leaders Friday.