Local Headlines 5-6-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Data-driven driving is headed our way

Audit: Investments may have missed out on $1.35B in retirement assets for Utah public employees

So 70 mph is the new speed limit — are we driving faster?

Prosecutors to extend plea deals in Jeremy Johnson case

Contact lens companies attack Utah law that could lower retail prices of contacts

Mayor says SLC is ‘on a roll,’ calls for raises for city workers

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Face it Salt Lake, panhandlers will always be a part of downtown

Richard Davis: As Utah’s GOP looks to an Internet presidential primary in 2016, be cautious, inclusive in adopting online voting

Study: Tourism significant to rural Utah economy

70 mph speed limit doesn’t lead to drivers going faster, study finds

Audit reveals flawed projections on Utah’s water needs

New prison site could be recommended next month

Becker: ‘Salt Lake City is well-positioned for the future’

Prosecutors to offer plea deals to Jeremy Johnson, others in fraud case


Provo mayor’s budget proposal includes funds for 3 new officers (Daily Herald)

Davis cities divided over vote by mail (Standard-Examiner)