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After Miss. prison fight, monitors call for change

Violence is out of control, drugs are being smuggled in and guards are not adequately trained at the privately run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility, a prison with a history of troubles, according to court documents. Read more »

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Jon M. Huntsman Sr. to receive prestigious philanthropic leadership honor

Jon M. Huntsman Sr., founder and principal benefactor of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, will be awarded the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership during the Philanthropy Roundtable's... Read more »

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Utah's popular 'soda-pop geyser' is fizzling out

One of Utah's most unusual tourist attractions is dying. North America's only cold-water geyser — sometimes called the "soda-pop geyser" — has apparently been plugged up by visitors... Read more »

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Man injured in paraglider crash

A 32-year-old man was critically injured in a paraglider crash Sunday. Read more »

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1-year-old hit and killed in Kearns driveway

A 1-year-old boy was accidentially runover in his driveway and killed Saturday. Read more »

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Police make arrest in death of 59-year-old Taylorsville woman

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said it was "good police work" that led police to a suspect in the death of 59-year-old Margaret Steffey, just hours before the 18-year-old was to board a plane... Read more »

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Students test interactive experiences ahead of the Museum of Natural Curiosity's opening

Slide into pitch blackness. Pedal harder to make the trains go faster. Walk across a swinging rope bridge. Stand with winds of up to 85 mph blowing your hair. Then go check out the other 397 things... Read more »

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Remember Him: Easter art show focuses on works that celebrate Jesus Christ (+photos)

Howard Lyon and Shari Lyon attend the 2014 Easter Art Show on Temple Square, with the theme "Lift Up Thine Eyes Unto Heaven," at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

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2-year-old boy dies from accidental shooting in his home

A 2-year-old boy has died from an accidental shooting at his home and police say the boy's 3-year-old sister pulled the trigger. Read more »

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Salt Lake City's inversion problem could mean bad news for business

In recent years, Salt Lake City has attracted positive attention for having an environment conducive to start-up businesses and career growth. But that could change if the city can’t keep... Read more »

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Film about man's crusade against child sex slavery discussed, previewed at Comic Con

"The Abolitionists," a film about a nonprofit organization and its committed CEO who are taking on child sex slavery, was previewed at Comic Con following a panel discussion on storytelling and... Read more »

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Chicago man stabbed to death, police arrest suspect in 'senseless murder'

A 33-year-old Chicago man died early Saturday after he was stabbed multiple times during an argument with a man who approached him and a female companion aggressively. Read more »

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Photo gallery: Dogs have their day

Dogs of all sizes enjoyed the opening of a new canine recreation center on Saturday in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Photo gallery: Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival begins

The annual Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival began Friday and runs through May 3. Read more »

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Tabernacle Choir performs Handel's 'Messiah' for Easter Concert

In two performances Friday and Saturday, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and four soloists presented Handel's "Messiah." The concert is being shown on the choir's YouTube... Read more »

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Salt Lake City Marathon comes with many surprises

From first-time winners to injury comebacks to marriage proposals, the 11th annual Salt Lake City Marathon had it all. More than 6,500 participants competed in a 5K, half marathon and marathon... Read more »

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Urban farm teaches youth to work, give back to the community

Real Food Rising invites volunteers every Saturday morning to help with a community garden. Much of the produce that results from the garden is donated to local food pantries or sold at reduced costs. Read more »

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Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts

Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting some attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health... Read more »

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Easter: A time of renewal and unity

Local Christian congregations meet together in celebration of Jesus Christ. Read more »

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Utah veteran gets ultimate invitation to ride with President George W. Bush

A Utah veteran who fought two tours in Iraq and came home with serious physical and mental battle wounds will take part in a prestigious three-day bike ride. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Police: Toddler wounded by sibling in accidental Wellsville shooting

A two-year-old boy was in critical condition after an accidental shooting Friday evening in Wellsville. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Western states to feds: Turn over public lands

A public lands summit at the Utah State Capitol drew top legislative leaders from eight Western states who are trying map out a plan to gain control of certain federal lands within their borders.... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Christians find "wonder and hope" on Good Friday

Christians commemorate Good Friday through stations and processions of the cross, Passion services and Good Friday Liturgies. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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15 nonprofit centers offer support for Utah parents, kids in times of crisis

K.C. Mulcare readily admits that being a parent is the hardest, but most rewarding job she's ever had. The Family Support Center of the Uintah Basin is helping to make her life a little bit easier,... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Ride-sharing business launches despite warnings from Salt Lake City

Lyft, a new ride-sharing service that links people through a cellphone app, has begun in Salt Lake City. But city leaders warn that the service is operating illegally. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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