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Despite public outcry, Tooele approves 114 percent property tax hike
After a lengthy public hearing Wednesday night, the Tooele City Council approved a 114 percent property tax hike that city leaders say will help put the city on a much more financially stable path.
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Utah city complains of pain from tax shift to fund homeless
Officials in one Utah city say they were caught off guard by a new state law requiring places with no homeless services to contribute sales tax revenue to cities with shelters.
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Utah officials urge caution as fireworks sales set to begin

As fireworks go on sale this weekend, city and fire officials are urging Utahns to take extra precautions during July holidays and to remember to follow new fireworks restrictions.