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Lehi Legacy pool causing roof issues

DAILY HERALD -In 2005, a new aquatics center opened as part of the Legacy Center building in Lehi. But it turns out, the roof doesn’t work for the whole building.

When humidity rises in the water facility — something it does continuously — moisture seeps into the ceiling next door. During cold winter weather, the moisture freezes to the ceiling. During the daytime when it’s warmer, the ice melts and drips down into the insulation and onto the white insulation covers.

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Sugar factory retrofit proposed

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – West Jordan is asking the Legislature to chip in the $800,000 needed to start a $20 million transformation of the city’s historic sugar factory.

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Wal-mart site plan gets green light

STANDARD-EXAMINER – OGDEN — The Ogden Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the site plan for the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter at 1945 Wall Ave.

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Density zoning ordinance to have hearing

THE SPECTRUM – ST. GEORGE – The St. George City Council will hold a public hearing and consider approving an ordinance amending the city code for a density bonus overlay zone.

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Editorial: More Action Downtown

STANDARD-EXAMINER – Ogden’s proposed 14-story, 300-room hotel and adjoining water park has the potential to bring in nearly $2 million a year to the city in property taxes — if, as hoped, the hotel and water park are moneymakers.

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County shows support for Vision Dixie principles

THE SPECTRUM – St. George – Conducted a day early because of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries, the Washington County Commission met quickly Monday and approved a resolution adopting the Vision Dixie principles.

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Smart Growth in Utah & the West

UTAHSTORIES.COM – The Wasatch Front and Southern Utah are seeing tremendous year-after-year growth; and to my surprise it isn’t because Mormons are having more kids. Like many Western cities, the Wasatch front and Utah’s Dixie are part of an migratory trend that has been happening for the past 10 years. People are moving away from larger Eastern cities (with the exception of New York and Chicago) and heading West for the promise of a stronger economy and more outdoor recreation options. Denver, Tucson, Boise, and Las Vegas, were the primary recipients of those escaping the Eastern cities. But in the past few years Salt Lake City and Saint George have joined the ranks. As a result, rather than population growth coming solely due to the fruitful nature of the majority of our population. Today, Utah is now seeing substantial growth due to the Western migration population shift.

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Park City synagogue nears completion

DESERET MORNING NEWS – A symbolic trek along state Route 224 from the old synagogue to a new one with two Torah scrolls at the head of the procession marked the “soft opening” of Park City’s newest worship center Friday night.

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