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Blood donors 'pay it forward' to honor community heroes

In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend, Utahns honored their heroes and gave back to the community Friday at two Red Cross blood drives in Salt Lake City and West Jordan. Read more »

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Tips to keep pets safe on the Fourth of July

The high-pitched squeals and booms of fireworks is an extremely scary time for pets. Read more »

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Utah data checks uncover alleged multistate food stamp fraud

An Arkansas woman faces 17 counts of fraud after she allegedly used acquaintances' identifying information to apply online for food stamp benefits from the Utah Department of Workforce Services,... Read more »

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H. David Burton appointed chairman of University of Utah board of trustees

The University of Utah board of trustees on Friday appointed H. David Burton to lead the board. Read more »

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3 escape serious injuries in Farmington Canyon plane crash

Police say it was fortunate nobody was killed when a plane made an emergency crash landing Friday afternoon in Farmington Canyon. Read more »

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Ex A.G. John Swallow claims investigators lied about email searches

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow continues to push for the public corruption charges against him to be dropped, claiming in new court documents that investigators have lied and twisted... Read more »

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Salt Lake man shot by police charged with shooting man earlier that night

A Salt Lake man who was shot by a West Jordan police officer was charged Friday with shooting a man earlier that same evening. Read more »

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Woman killed in Redwood Road crash

A woman was killed Friday after a truck and car collided on Redwood Road in West Jordan, police said. Read more »

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Updated primary results narrow House race involving ex-speaker

An incumbent House representative may lose his seat after updated results released Friday showed only seven votes separate him from his opponent. Read more »

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Centerville settles with widow of man shot and killed by police

The city of Centerville has reached a settlement with the widow of a man who was shot and killed by an officer in 2014. Read more »

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3 years after serving sentence, S.L. man gets first shot at release from jail

A Salt Lake man held in jail more than three years on an immigration hold was granted release on $50,000 bond by an immigration judge Thursday. The Department Homeland Security has reserved the... Read more »

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Utah Ulster Project helps build harmony between Catholics, Protestants

Twelve teens from Northern Ireland are spending a month in Utah under the Ulster Project, an international initiative that has been encouraging peace, understanding and harmony between Catholics... Read more »

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Dickey's files federal lawsuit in 'toxic tea' incident

A $5 million federal lawsuit was filed Thursday in connection with the "toxic tea" incident at Dickey's Barbecue Pit that left a 67-year-old South Jordan woman with severe injuries in 2014. Read more »

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Drunk Sandy man arrested after pushing his way into wrong home, police say

A Sandy man who police say was intoxicated and entered the wrong house apparently believing it was his own was arrested early Friday. Read more »

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2-year-old wandering neighborhood about 4 a.m. reunited with grandparents

A 2-year-old boy was found wandering alone his in pajamas about 4 a.m. Friday by a passerby. Police were able to reunite him with his grandparents after learning he had walked out of the Millcreek... Read more »

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Attorney general files rape charges after district attorney declines the case

After county prosecutors declined multiple requests to file charges against a man accused of date rape, partly because he may have been too drunk to know what he was doing, police decided to ask... Read more »

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West Jordan woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-15

A West Jordan woman was killed and a child was critically injured in a wrong-way, head-on collision Thursday afternoon on I-15, police said. Read more »

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Man charged in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

A man was high on drugs and delusional about his surroundings when he attacked a stranger inside a Salt Lake hotel, according to charges filed Thursday. Read more »

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Department of Labor commissioner steps down

After serving for10 years as a member of the governor's Cabinet, Sherrie Hayashi, commissioner of the Utah Department of Labor, is stepping down to accept a position as the director of the... Read more »

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Retro Video Game Day at Provo Library is July 9

PROVO — Video game enthusiasts are invited to play classic games from the ’80s and ’90s at the Provo City Library on Saturday, July 9, from 2-4 p.m. The event will be held in... Read more »

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Dixie State names new vice president of student affairs

Dixie State University has selected Dr. Peter Gitau as its new vice president of student affairs. Gitau will begin his tenure on Aug. 1. Read more »

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Wasatch County School District names new superintendent

The Wasatch County School Board has hired Paul Sweat as the districts new superintendent. Sweat will assume the position on Friday, July 1. Read more »

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Magna salutes America during July 4 celebration

Magna will salute America during an Independence Day celebration featuring a host of activities. Read more »

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Wyoming man gets 6 years in prison for attack on Forest Service officer in Utah

A Wyoming man was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for his attack of a U.S. Forest Service officer last year in Lamb's Canyon. Read more »

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Taking 'different steps': Experts explain the challenges, advantages of adapting novels into films

Along with the release of "The Legend of Tarzan" and "The BFG" on July 1, Hollywood has experienced an influx of films being adapted from novels, with at least 30 films based on novels that have... Read more »

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Accused Utah militia leader to remain behind bars

A federal judge doesn't want to wait and see whether a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in rural Arizona would also try to take out people. Read more »

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Romney says family urging him to take on Trump, but can't in 'good faith' run as spoiler candidate

Mitt Romney said his family continues to urge him to run for president as an independent candidate to take on Donald Trump, but he's still not interested in making a third run for the White House. Read more »

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S.L. County mayor teams up with White House to launch criminal justice reform effort

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joined with White House officials Thursday to announce a nationwide effort to find data-driven solutions to break the cycle of incarceration. Read more »

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Reward offered for information on poisoning deaths of birds in St. George

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the poisoning deaths of two dozen migratory birds earlier this year, it was announced Thursday. Read more »

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Report: States manage public lands for recreation better than feds

In light of critics of Utah's controversial effort to take back federal lands, a report by the Sutherland Institute shows that multiple states in the West are managing public lands and school trust... Read more »

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Photos: Half-scale replica of Vietnam Memorial on display in West Valley

Brian Williams of the Utah Military History group helps assemble the Wall That Heals in West Valley City's Centennial Park, 5405 W. 3100 South, on Thursday. Read more »

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Has Millcreek already chosen its first mayor?

It's still uncertain whether Millcreek's first ever mayoral race will be a one-man show this fall. Read more »

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Couple charged in 'chronic neglect' death of 96-year-old mother

A Salt Lake motel owner and his wife have been charged with manslaughter in the death of the motel owner's mother, who police say died under deplorable conditions. Read more »

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Man charged in killing of 6-year-old Sierra Newbold still incompetent for trial

Another year will pass before competency will again be reviewed for the man charged with kidnapping, assaulting and killing 6-year-old Sierra Newbold in 2012. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: What it means to be an American: Son of immigrants serves as Utah judge for three decades

Judge David Sam, who has served on the U.S. District Court for three decades, is a kindly, beloved figure with a demeanor that is part military chaplain and part Andy of Mayberry Read more »

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Police release names of Las Vegas residents killed in Emery County crash

Three people killed on I-70 Wednesday while traveling to a family reunion have been identified. Read more »

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Jurors say judge in Jeremy Johnson case had bias against defense

Convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson claims in new court filings that a federal judge's comments and demeanor during his trial affected jurors' ability to be impartial. Read more »

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State education office undergoes name change

The Utah State Office of Education will now be known as the Utah State Board of Education, according to a Thursday announcement from education leaders. Read more »

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Tim DeChristopher arrested in Boston natural gas pipeline protest

Tim DeChristopher, the environmental activist who was sent to prison for disrupting a BLM land sale in Utah, was arrested in Boston Wednesday during a protest against a new natural gas pipeline. Read more »

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Fireworks contribute to bad air level spikes

Fireworks are loud and exciting, but they can also make for some bad air. Read more »

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'Vampire trucker' admits to holding women for sexual activity

Just days before he was to go on trial, a long-haul trucker who authorities say is obsessed with vampires admitted in federal court Thursday to holding women as sex slaves. Read more »

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Freeway cattle drive concludes without a state showdown

A Morgan County family who has been trailing their cattle up I-84 for years was in an Old West showdown with the Utah Department of Transportation Thursday over accessing the interstate. A concrete... Read more »

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7 habits of financially responsible people

If you don't possess them already, these are habits you'll definitely want to develop. Take the quiz to see if you're up on your personal finance facts. Read more »

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Hal Boyd: Hal Boyd: Why Mitt Romney's family, supporters still want him to run

Mitt Romney divulged Wednesday that he “got an email” this week from his son saying: “You gotta get in, Dad. You gotta get in.” Read more »

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2 killed in Roy crash; police arrest teen for investigation of murder

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Thursday for investigation of two counts of murder after police say her SUV slammed into the back of another vehicle, killing the two people inside. Read more »

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Mitt Romney says family still wants him to run for president

Mitt Romney is getting pressure from his family to run to president — and he's still saying "no." Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Three people traveling to family reunion killed in I-70 crash

Three people on their way to a family reunion were killed when their truck veered off of I-70 Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Husband called to confront man accused of murdering his wife, police say

After his common-law wife was killed and his 5-year-old daughter nearly suffocated in their Magna home, Steven Arceo called the man who he believed had just been inside his house, Jason Alan Black. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Count My Vote supporters, GOP split over SB54's impact on primaries

Tuesday's primary was the first election that allowed candidates to gather signatures and bypass Utah's caucus and convention system to earn a spot on the ballot. What impact, if any, SB54 had on... Read more »

June 29, 2016

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History-making transgender U.S. Senate candidate looking to capitalize on Utah primary win

The first openly transgender candidate to win a major party U.S. Senate primary election celebrated Tuesday at the campaign offices of another Democrat because she can't afford her own space. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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