Apr 16, 2024 - News

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🪨 A group of Granite Construction shareholders submitted a proposal that calls for discussion of the company's controversial proposed quarry in Parleys Canyon, which the group says violates the company's own environmental standards. (Salt Lake Tribune)

🏀 The Minnesota Lynx selected the University of Utah's Alissa Pili with the 8th pick in last night's WNBA draft. (ESPN)

⚖️ Polygamous leader Samuel Bateman's guilty plea could be thrown out because it was conditional on plea deals from two other men accused in the kidnapping case — and those defendants rejected federal prosecutors' plea offers. (AP)

  • Bateman, who founded an offshoot of the FLDS, pleaded guilty this month to transporting underage girls between Utah and Arizona for illegal sexual acts.

🐟 Wildlife officials are investigating the appearance of Utah chubs that could outcompete the ecologically important native Bluehead suckers in Emery County's Millsite Reservoir. (FOX 13)

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