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Utah has lowered prison population while increasing treatment resources – St George News

GEORGE — Over the past two years, Utah has lowered its prison population by 11 percent while strengthening community supervision and increasing treatment resources in the state, according to a new report by the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.“This data shows we’re continuing to head in the right direction for Utah’s criminal justice reforms,” said Doreen Weyland, who helped write the report.

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Mending Utah’s safety net – St George News

George News OPINION — Over the past few months, I have been working with a few colleagues to develop a new “Utah Poverty Compact” modeled after the immigration compact released in 2010.Among my several justifications for creating a new poverty compact, two societal aspects are often overlooked.

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Plenty of holiday cheer for Utah fans – St George News

The good news is that the Utes have extended their season and will be playing in their fourth straight bowl game.Thankfully, through the miracle of television and the internet, Ute fans can still enjoy the moment and support their team remotely.

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Utah, other states engaged in high-stakes game of chicken – St George News

GEORGE — Utah is among a group of states suing California and Massachusetts over laws they allege are unconstitutional and overly restrictive in how they regulate the sale of eggs across state lines.“This restriction is a great example of the job-killing regulations that have sent so many Californians fleeing to more business-friendly states, like Utah.

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Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won’t be put to death – St George News

In this undated photo provided by Lindsy Bray, Bray is shown with her Australian Shepherd named Dexter.A deal has been reached that will spare the life of Dexter, ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that generated criticism from the Humane Society of Utah | Photo courtesy of Lindsy Bray via AP, St.

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3-pointers rain down as Bryant, BYU trounce Utah – St George News

Elijah Bryant scored a season-high 29 points as BYU beat rival Utah 77-65 on Saturday night in the 258th meeting between the teams located 37 miles apart.” Elijah Bryant | Photo by BYU Photo The Cougars (9-2) controlled the game throughout and never trailed after taking a 10-9 lead.

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7 deer poached, left to waste in Southern Utah – St George News

This buck was poached and left to waste, Kane County, Utah, October 2017 | Photo courtesy of Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, St.GEORGE — An investigation is underway into the poaching of seven deer in Southern Utah and authorities are asking the public’s help in identifying the individuals responsible for the crime.