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Utah Legislature 2016

Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors.

For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances

It's their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic. Read more »

Committee approves bill allowing tastings at liquor distilleries

A bill that would allow liquor distilleries in the state to offer tastings to customers was approved Monday by the House Business and Labor Committee. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Sitake wants former Cougar to be program's new director of personnel

It's been 20 years since Jack Damuni played football at BYU, but now he's answered a call to return to his alma mater from new BYU coach Kalani Sitake. You have to look no further than Kahuku High... Read more »

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Long-awaited Jeremy Johnson fraud trial kicks off in federal court

Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online... Read more »

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Police investigating rape of woman attacked in Salt Lake parking garage

A woman was raped in a Salt Lake parking garage Wednesday night as she walked alone to her car, police said. Read more »

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Police: Man says he shot girlfriend who was armed with knife

Police are investigating a woman's death in Riverdale after her boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman, who he said had been armed with a knife. Read more »

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Larry King interviews Lindsey Stirling about her career, new book and LDS faith

In an interview with Larry King, Lindsey Stirling talked about her career as a musician, her new book and her LDS faith. Read more »

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Deer attacks man in Draper backyard, police say

A mule deer attacked a Draper man in his backyard Monday, causing "significant wounds," to the man, as well as injuries to the family dog. Read more »

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Photos: Big hearts and little hats

Jack Hardy, left, and Tyler Moffitt, both of whom were born with a congential heart defect, help sort 850 little red hats at the Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building in... Read more »

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Utahns will have to wait for a breath of fresh air

Haze settles across the Salt Lake Valley, obscuring the Wasatch Mountains on Monday. Read more »

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Wheaton provost apologizes to Larycia Hawkins; she's leaving

Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, who faced termination from her tenured post at the evangelical school for publicly saying Christians and Muslims worship the “same God,” has... Read more »

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Should Utah have 'blended sentences' for teen offenders certified as adults?

Experts are divided over "blended sentences" and whether Utah should formalize them on its books. Such options can allow juvenile offenders certified as adults to receive rehabilitation treatment... Read more »

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