After a long fight, Legislature releases redistricting documents • After a year of fighting, leaders of the Utah Legislature decided Friday afternoon to post online an estimated 16,000 pages of documents that Democrats have long contended will show shenanigans with redistricting.
Bobsled champ Steve Holcomb reveals failed suicide attempt • In his forthcoming book, Steve Holcomb the greatest bobsledder in American history reveals how he once swallowed 73 sleeping pills and a liter of Jack Daniels in an attempt to kill himself due to growing depression over his worsening blindness.
Job growth keeps truckin' upward in Utah • Utah's unemployment rate in October fell for the third consecutive month, while job growth accelerated to a four-month high, the state Department of Workforce Services said.
Hostess moves to shut down amid strike, with 600 Utah jobs at stake • Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of the Twinkie, said Friday it would shutter after years of struggling with management turmoil, rising labor costs and the ever-changing tastes of Americans. The closing would mean the loss of nearly 600 jobs in Utah.
Salt Lake City a home for growing transgender population • Despite feeling ostracized in Utah, transgender people those who act like, dress as or feel themselves to be the sex opposite of what they were born are making societal strides.
Dallying in college can cost Utah students • Super seniors may not feel so super: A sixth or seventh year of college could double the tuition bill for Utah students, under changes adopted by the state Board of Regents on Friday.
Other news of interest
Hatch: Obama's people did attack Romney's Mormonism
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Orem settles with man who flipped off officer
Living history: Lincoln was a 'scoundrel' to Brigham Young
5A football: Jordan pounds Syracuse 58-2 in title game
Utah football: Utes' bowl hopes die with loss to Arizona
Columns and opinion
Liquor licenses: Allow restaurant chains a 'master license'
Pyle: Romney's class warfare
Avoiding the cliff: Utah's delegates don't get it
Rolly: Utah may lead GOP on immigration
Force fossil-fuel into renewables
War on fossil fuels will put America at risk