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March 14, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Micron Technology Inc. Picks Utah for Semiconductor Plant The Boise, Ida.-based computer chip company said it will build the $1.3-billion facility in Utah County, south of Salt Lake City. The announcement ends a nationwide search for a new manufacturing operation; 3,500 jobs go along with it. Micron said construction on the plant will start this spring.
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February 12, 2002 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From an ornate ballroom inside the turn-of-the-century governor's mansion here, the serious business of the Olympics is being conducted: the business of selling Utah. At a series of high-powered seminars, Gov. Mike Leavitt is busy pitching Utah as a haven for biomedical research and digital technology, offering hard-to-come-by Olympic tickets to gain an audience with venture capitalists and high-tech entrepreneurs.
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NEWS
February 12, 2002 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From an ornate ballroom inside the turn-of-the-century governor's mansion here, the serious business of the Olympics is being conducted: the business of selling Utah. At a series of high-powered seminars, Gov. Mike Leavitt is busy pitching Utah as a haven for biomedical research and digital technology, offering hard-to-come-by Olympic tickets to gain an audience with venture capitalists and high-tech entrepreneurs.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Micron Technology Inc. Picks Utah for Semiconductor Plant The Boise, Ida.-based computer chip company said it will build the $1.3-billion facility in Utah County, south of Salt Lake City. The announcement ends a nationwide search for a new manufacturing operation; 3,500 jobs go along with it. Micron said construction on the plant will start this spring.
NATIONAL
February 25, 2012 | By Ricardo Lopez
A Utah lawmaker wants to ensure that the voices of drinkers will be heard in the state known for its strict regulation of alcohol. His solution? A drinking test of sorts. But in this case, one has to drink to pass it. A bill introduced by state Rep. Brian Doughty cleared a House of Representatives committee would require that at least two members of the state's five-member Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission be drinkers. Loosening liquor laws in the state has been one of Doughty's causes as a lawmaker.
SPORTS
September 15, 1985 | United Press International
If the Winter Olympic Games ever come to Utah's northern mountains, officials of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest say safeguards will be needed to protect the Disneyland of the National Forest system. The Wasatch-Cache National Forest, sprawled over 1.22 million acres of mountains just east of Salt Lake City, always ranks among the top five forests in the nation for tourism, according to forest spokesman Barry Wirth. "It's our Disneyland.
NEWS
January 13, 1985 | RALPH WAKLEY, United Press International
There's a cold spot in the Pacific Ocean, between the Midway and Aleutian islands, that's bad news for anyone living 4,500 miles to the east. "The Pacific Ocean out around the international dateline is basically colder than normal, and that's where Utah's storms will be coming from this winter," said Bill Alder, the National Weather Service's chief meteorologist for Utah.
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