Local Headlines 11-21-13

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: BLM right to hold off on the San Rafeal Swell

Study: Salt Lake airport headed for more congestion, overload

Cannabis oil for Utah kids gets warm Capitol Hill reception

Utah Lawmakers endorse plan to hike smoking age to 21

Bill would let teachers probe kids’ suicidal thoughts

Gasoline tax hike loses some steam

Lawmakers balk at expanding DNA sampling of suspects

Homeless advocate: Give to charity, not panhandlers

Sources: Judge may invalidate Swallow’s election

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Unless we’re careful, antibiotics will turn against us with a vengeance

Editorial: Accounting problems in the military

Bill proposes to legalize burying household trash for Utah’s rural areas

Utah Senate confirms veteran Louisiana administrator as human services director

Committee approves bill clarifying school suicide-prevention statutes

Utah Economic Development Task Force urges immediate action on air quality

Utah moms lobby Legislature for access to cannabis oil for child seizure treatment

Jordan School District must find ways to deal with growth without $495M bond

Utah’s transgender community remembers those lost, looks ahead to better future

Boost to age limit to buy tobacco gets nod from legislative committee

Hospital association supports Medicaid expansion for low-income Utahns


Provo council initiates anti-discrimination discussion (Daily Herald)

Legislature takes first steps to raise smoking age in Utah (Daily Herald)

Bramble looks to reform Utah’s election system (Daily Herald)

Legislators bemoan slow Utah prison relocation progress (Standard-Examiner)

Utah legislators torch Workforce Services after audit (Standard-Examiner)

Utah legislator proposes state defense fund against environmentalists (Standard-Examiner)

Bell tasked with USTAR damage control (Standard-Examiner)

Rep. Gage Froerer predicts cannabis bill will pass (Standard-Examiner)