Local Headlines 12-17-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: ‘Vaping’ case exposes Utah consumer division weakness

California company says Utah business-friendly talk just blah-blah-blah

Lee defends weekend move, denies opening door on Obama nominees

Rocky Anderson will not run against Ralph Becker for Salt Lake City mayor

Rolly: When is award bad news for Utah Republican? When it comes from a left-leaning group

Utah Foundation: Try performance pay, other ‘game changers’ in higher ed

House GOP goes to school on most pressing state issues

West Valley OKs police body camera project

Salt Lake County OKs nearly $10M in ZAP tax grants

State leaders plan to put new sites on prison list

Deseret News

Mike Lee: Change is coming to Washington

Jay Evensen: Should Utah raise its gas tax? No, look for alternatives

Richard Davis: 2014’s ‘most important’ could be personal benefits in employment, health care and education

Editorial: We must be vigilant and realistic about ‘lone-wolf’ attacks, but not paranoid

Poll: Utah residents crave local agriculture

Groups launch lawsuit over Tesoro refinery plan

Utah House GOP ready to tackle Medicaid policy, gas tax

Top educators consider ‘game changers’ for college graduation

Plan to relocate prison to Salt Lake City ‘too much for our community,’ councilman says

Share light with others, governor says at Hanukkah event

Obama signature all that’s left in BYU’s quest to buy Y Mountain


E-cigarette industry fights proposed Utah tax (Standard-Examiner)

Hill cites $3.3 billion economic impact to the Top of Utah (Standard-Examiner)

Governor’s budget puts spotlight on education (Park Record)