Local Headlines 1-14-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Sexual assault costs Utah $4.8 billion annually; health department urges lawmakers to take action

Utah laboratory was decontaminated after receiving live anthrax from Dugway Proving Ground

Another step taken to convert Bangerter Highway into a freeway

Solving FrontRunner delays may require expensive double-tracking

Investigator: Questions remain in Barker shooting

New coalition backs Utah women’s, children’s issues

David Damschen sworn in as new state treasurer

Patients, prosecutor say Utah needs change to medical marijuana policy

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Politics and the BYU vs. Utah rivalry

Editorial: If elected officials were sincere about wanting to help the poor, they would ban lotteries

Utah lawmaker wants to change century-old beekeeping law

United Way echoes call for early childhood education funding

Why a Utah lottery is not in the cards anytime soon

Medical marijuana gets another shot


Editorial: Teaching middle-schoolers about gun safety makes sense (Standard-Examiner)

Veterans work to legalize medical marijuana amid wave of suicides, overdoses (Standard-Examiner)

SB54 election law’s legality questioned over one signature limit clause (Standard-Examiner)

Local school districts gear up for legislative session (Logan Herald Journal)

County Council wants to emphasize public relations and efficiency this year (Logan Herald Journal)

Legislative candidates to use both signatures and caucuses for primaries (Logan Herald Journal)