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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegation tours Ralphie's house

Matt Holton has a photo taken with a leg lamp as Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the house featured in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story” before attending the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Revealed: What a draft of the Democratic Party Platform says about Israel and abortion

As Republicans prepare to adjourn their national convention on Thursday evening, the media and the public at large are sure to quickly turn their attention to next week's Democratic National... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Officials: Two women in Utah with Zika are currently pregnant

Two Utah women with Zika virus are currently pregnant, Utah Department of Health spokesman Tom Hudachko said Thursday. And two more women who were pregnant while infected have since given birth to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction worker critically hurt in 4-story fall in Orem

A construction worker was critically injured in a four-story fall Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Kaine emerges as a favorite in Clinton's VP search

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has emerged as the leading contender to join the Democratic ticket as Hillary Clinton's running mate, according to two Democrats, who both cautioned that Clinton has not... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Hundreds of demonstrators gather on convention's last day

Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland's Public Square ahead of the last night of the Republican convention Thursday, and police on bicycles and on foot fanned... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police mum about death of Orangeville woman, shooting of her husband

Police are remaining silent about the weekend death of an Orangville woman and the hospitalization of her husband, who suffered a gunshot wound. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Live at the GOP convention: Donald Trump ready to accept nomination

Reporter Lisa Riley Roche and photographer Jeffrey Allred are live at the Republican National Convention. Follow the events of the final day at the convention live. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Man wanted for questioning in Tooele fire arrested on warrants

A man wanted for questioning in connection with a fire that destroyed 10 homes and damaged at least eight more in Tooele was located and arrested early Thursday on outstanding warrants. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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How #ThisFlag pastor Evan Mawarire used Facebook to shut down Zimbabwe

Leaning over his desk in Harare, the Zimbabwe flag’s green, red, yellow and black stripes draped around his neck, Pastor Evan Mawarire looked into the camera and launched an uprising. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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New subjects of 'Meet the Mormons' share their stories, LDS faith

Three families are being featured in new vignettes of "Meet the Mormons." They have shared their stories in hopes of helping to promote the LDS faith worldwide. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Tooele County School District will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the district office, 92 Lodestone Way. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte, cites LGBT law

is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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What effects do shootings have on police? New documentary takes a look

A new movie by a Georgia police officer takes a look at the effects that officer-involved shootings have on police officers. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction forces closure of 300 East in Draper

Construction is now underway on 300 East in Draper, which is closed to through traffic from Pioneer Road to Carlquist Drive. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Reading helps kids develop, but books are hard to come by in many low-income areas

Children in poverty are learning less words as they grow up because of a lack of available books, and that, in turn, is contributing to a high literacy gap among different economic groups. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Herriman adopts new rules for detached structures, fences, landscaping

Three new ordinances have been adopted that may affect residents planning to install fences, build detached structures or install landscaping. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah officials find no pesticide violation after bee deaths

Utah officials say that they did not find any pesticide violations in a Farr West neighborhood after a beekeeper complained that his insects were killed during mosquito spraying in the area. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores the life of the saint

The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been “interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted,” according to Michael Haag, historian and author... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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South Salt Lake Night Out Against Crime is Aug. 2

South Salt Lake residents are invited to attend a Night Out Against Crime and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Park Community Center, 2825 S. 200 East. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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5 tips for a successful job interview

Nervous about that job interview? Here are a few do's and do nots. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The Hamilton-inspired reason you need to take a vacation

If you haven't yet taken a vacation, Alexander Hamilton has some advice for you. Start planning one, or there will be consequences to your health and your family life. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Why Pioneer Day is so important to Utahns

Take a short journey through Utah's history and discover things you never knew about Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Cruz: Not supporting candidate who wages personal attacks (+video)

A night after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about Donald Trump Thursday, saying he is not a "servile puppy dog" and vowing not to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: Man confronts driver's ed student, instructor in road rage incident

A driver's education instructor was attacked by a man Monday in Pleasant Grove due to road rage, according to police. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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A majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should address this issue — and it endangers thousands of Christians across the globe

The majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should show a commitment to addressing Christian persecution across the globe. Now, one group has a challenge for Hillary Clinton and... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Site that some biblical scholars say is the Garden of Eden just became a world heritage site

An oasis in the middle of the Iraqi desert that some biblical scholars believe is the site of — or at least the inspiration for — the Garden of Eden as described in Genesis has... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2016 Republican Party Platform offers praise for Israel. Here's the one thing that's missing from the text

After much speculation surrounding proposed pro-Israel language in draft copies of the 2016 Republican Party Platform, the final version of the document, indeed, expresses "unequivocal support" for... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Millions being spent gambling at 2 bingo parlors, search warrant says

An embattled bingo parlor with a history of controversy in Riverdale is under investigation again for suspected gambling, according to newly released search warrants. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's moment: Speech to close GOP convention's final day

Three long days of attacks on Hillary Clinton, floor fiascos and testaments to Donald Trump have come and gone, and now the big moment of the Republican National Convention has arrived. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Mount Timpanogos trail temporarily closing for construction

Officials from the Pleasant Grove Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest will temporarily close the Mount Timpanogos trail as crews repair portions of the trail, construct a rock wall and make tread improvements. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Blue Moon Festival is Aug. 6 in Holladay

The Blue Moon Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, 3-10 p.m. at City Hall Park, 4580 S. 2300 East. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Dixie State board of trustees elects new leadership, welcomes new member

Dixie State University’s board of trustees elected new leadership for the upcoming academic year. David Clark, who has served as the board’s vice chairman since November 2013, was... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Orem police invest in new armor to protect officers from armed assailants

The tragic events in Orlando, Dallas and Baton Rouge involving police officers facing heavily armed assailants is changing the way many people think about how our police departments are equipped... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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UDOT resurfacing 12300 South in Draper

The Utah Department of Transportation has begun an asphalt resurfacing project on 12300 South from State Street to 700 East. The project is scheduled for completion by mid-August. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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17 arrested in flag-burning melee outside GOP convention

Police arrested 17 people Wednesday after a melee broke out during a flag-burning in the streets outside the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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