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Police: Man who fatally shot K-9 dies from injuries suffered in returned gunfire

A West Jordan man accused of shooting and killing a police K-9 last week in Millcreek died Monday from injuries he suffered during the ensuing shootout with police. Read more »

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DWR officials find rare fish are spawning in the wild

For the first time since work to recover bonytail started in the 1980s, they're raising their own young in the wild, officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources say. Read more »

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Study: Flu vaccine for pregnant women a 'public health priority'

Researchers are calling flu shots for pregnant women a "public health priority" after a study found that the vaccine confers a significant protection for newborns in the first six months of their... Read more »

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USU-Eastern makes changes since sex assault case, but no charges

In September, a student reported witnessing a sexual assault of a woman by male students, two of whom were members of the school's basketball team. Eight months later, the school has made many... Read more »

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Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties

Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. Read more »

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Defense Secretary Carter says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling'

Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony Tuesday to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that... Read more »

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Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy turned country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a... Read more »

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Priest, protester and poet Daniel Berrigan shaped what it means to be an American Catholic

Daniel Berrigan, a famous Jesuit priest and anti-war activist, died on April 30 at age 76. Read more »

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'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weight

The first woman to win "The Biggest Loser" admitted recently that she has regained much of the weight she lost in the reality-show competition Researchers at the National Institutes of Health may... Read more »

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This country could receive the largest military aid package in U.S. history

Why does the U.S. spend billions of dollars on military aid for foreign countries like Israel? It may be part of the U.S. defensive strategy. Read more »

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White House: Obama not offended by comedian's language

The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama wasn't offended by comedian Larry Wilmore's use of a racial slur at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Read more »

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Some Davis, Weber county residents still without power after windstorm

The weekend windstorm knocked out power to about 39,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Weber and Davis counties, including more than 2,000 who were still in the dark Monday afternoon. Read more »

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Twice-deported man arrested in Salt Lake, authorities say

A man who has been deported from the United States twice before was arrested Thursday in Salt Lake, the federal authorities announced. Read more »

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Award recipient's affiliation draws ire of University of Utah-based organization

Philanthropist Lynette Nielsen Gay has resigned from the board of directors for the World Congress of Families after her affiliation with the organization brought controversy to an honory degree... Read more »

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Canal overflows, floods three homes in Bluffdale due to debris

Three Bluffdale homes were damaged after a canal overflowed Monday evening, according to fire officials. Read more »

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S.L. City Council unsure what to expect from Biskupski's budget

Mayor Jackie Biskupski will present her first budget proposal Tuesday evening, and the City Council is hoping it will ease some uncertainty lingering at City Hall. Read more »

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Emery County project offers something new for farmers, boaters and fish

Construction crews are wrapping up a big project in eastern Utah, a newly rebuilt irrigation dam on the Green River. It's considered unique because it has new features that will benefit not only... Read more »

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West High faculty, staff shown a little appreciation

Susan Kay gives Val Shockley a massage at West High School in Salt Lake City on Monday. Read more »

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Students learn what it's like to be a judge

Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills, left, gets ready to take a photo with Horizonte High School seniors Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Narvaez at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City on Monday during the... Read more »

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Additional concourse boosts airport rebuild price tag to $2.6 billion

Salt Lake City International Airport officials Monday announced plans to build a $740 million concourse north of the existing terminal to accommodate projected growth in passenger traffic and to... Read more »

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Learn how to become a U.S. citizen at free workshop

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will host a free workshop on how to become a U.S. citizen at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Glendale Branch Library, 1375 S. Concord St. (1250 West). Read more »

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Inmate admits murdering cellmate, now faces possible death sentence

An inmate pleaded guilty Monday to murdering another inmate at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison and now faces a possible death sentence. Read more »

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Dog accused of biting child ordered to be put down or sent to ranch (+video)

A woman is trying to save her dog that she claims was unfairly ordered by a Rich County judge to be put down or sent to a ranch. Her dog, Lilly, was accused of biting a 2-year-old boy. Read more »

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2 arrested following Salt Lake shooting spree

Two men were arrested Monday after police say they shot the windows and doors of a store and two residences, all within an hour. Read more »

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Wyoming man convicted of assaulting Forest Service officer faces 20 years in prison

A jury has convicted a Wyoming man of assaulting a federal officer during a confrontation in Lambs Canyon last fall. Read more »

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Ex-Monticello police sergeant sentenced to 10 days in jail

A former Monticello police sergeant who pleaded guilty to breaking into his estranged wife's home and assaulting a man he found inside was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail and one year of... Read more »

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Magna man charged with shooting, killing neighbor's dog

A Magna man was charged Monday with shooting and killing his neighbor's pit bull. Read more »

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Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage

The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »

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Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week

An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once the funding... Read more »

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Man who served 10 years for '64 NYC killing cleared of crime

A Virginia man who spent almost 10 years in prison for a New York City slaying he was pressured to plead guilty to over 50 years ago was back in court on Monday — to hear a judge finally... Read more »

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo

The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two... Read more »

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Trump far behind in preparing for general election

The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump has so far ignored vital preparations needed for a quick and effective transition to the general election. Read more »

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Cate Blanchett named goodwill ambassador for UN refugees

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett said Monday she's proud to have been named a global goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency. Read more »

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Prince siblings stand to make millions but keep low profiles

Prince's death at age 57 stands to make instant millionaires out of six surviving siblings if no will is ever found. So who are they? Two sought to follow in their brother's musical footsteps. One... Read more »

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Rep. Rob Bishop appoints new chief of staff

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, has appointed Devin Wiser as his new chief of staff. Read more »

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Wheaton group blasts college's silence over Hastert confession

Gay students, supporters and alumni at Wheaton College, a top evangelical Christian school that counts former House Speaker Dennis Hastert among its most famous grads, have told the administration... Read more »

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Roman police seize thousands of fake Vatican souvenirs

Police raided a storeroom near St. Peter’s Square and seized a cache of Vatican souvenirs and trinkets including flags, bracelets and key rings bearing Pope Francis’ image. Read more »

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USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its 2016 annual report. Read more »

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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history

Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Read more »

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Kaysville CPA charged with tax evasion

A Kaysville certified public accountant faces federal charges for tax evasion and failing to pay personal income tax totaling more than $153,000. Read more »

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I-215 reconstruction set to begin

The Utah Department of Transportation announced Monday that construction on the agency’s top project is scheduled to begin as early as Tuesday night. Read more »

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Toddler allegedly killed by stepfather had other injuries, police say

Unified police detectives investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy were looking Monday at whether the boy suffered a series of abuses before he died. Read more »

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Oldest Utahn Beatrice Payne celebrates 107th birthday

Beatrice Payne, currently the oldest living Utahn, just turned 107 years old. To celebrate her birthday, family and friends held a party Friday at the Courtyard at Jamestown assisted living center. Read more »

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Online harassment is most often targeted at women and even worse for this group

Female journalists often bear the brunt of anonymous online criticism. Unfortunately, that's part of their job description. Read more »

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7 crazy-awesome natural arches and bridges in Utah

Utah boasts an architectural freak-scape of sky-spanning natural bridges, but what's in it for you? Read more »

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Volunteers needed to lay sod at Saratoga Springs park on May 7

Construction on Regal Park in the Benches subdivision in Saratoga Springs is nearing completion, and the city is seeking several hundred volunteers to help lay sod at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. Read more »

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Lieutenant governor launches new notary website

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has announced the launch of a redesigned website to aid Utahns in finding a notary or becoming a notary public themselves. Read more »

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Cedar Hills mayor invites residents to chat

Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi will be available to speak with residents each Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Read more »

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Transparency questions arise in search for new USU president

As Utah State University gears up for a new president, critics are questioning whether the state is transparent enough in choosing its higher education leaders. Read more »

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Endangered dwarf bear poppy blooms at nature preserve

The endangered dwarf bear poppy is growing and blooming in an 800-acre parcel set aside as a preserve in St. George Read more »

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