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Monarchs announce new stadium proposal in West Valley

After being unable to hammer out an agreement to build a new soccer facility at the Utah State Fairpark, the Real Monarchs have announced a new stadium proposal, signing a letter of intent to... Read more »

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Bill clarifying parental rights in education gets preliminary Senate approval

A bill giving further clarity to parents' right to opt their children out of testing and excuse them from school gained further approval from lawmakers Tuesday. Read more »

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Water main break, sinkhole could delay drivers through morning commute

A break in a 14-inch water line collapsed a stretch of 12300 South near State Street on Tuesday. Read more »

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3 State School Board bills advance, 1 fails as partisan debate continues

Three legislative packages advanced and one failed late Tuesday as lawmakers continued the debate on how Utah's State School Board members should be vetted. Read more »

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Erin Stewart: A bossy mom and a fun dad and how I'm trying to change that

When my daughter told me I was bossy and her dad was fun, it was time for me to take a look at our family dynamics. Read more »

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Wood-burning bill advances in legislative committee

A legislative committee endorsed a measure by Rep. Brad Dee, R-Ogden, that would put into Utah law the days when people can use wood-burning stoves. The measure is in response to a proposal that... Read more »

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Bill would create task force to evaluate student testing

The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would create a task force to examine the efficiency and accuracy Utah's current testing methods. Read more »

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Utah girl dances solo 9 months after losing foot in accident

Alissa Sizemore was 7 years old when she ran into the path of a UPS truck in May 2014. Her right foot was crushed under one of the delivery truck's tires and had to be amputated. On Saturday,... Read more »

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S.L. County fears criminal justice reforms could become unfunded mandate without Medicaid fix

Salt Lake County officials worried aloud Tuesday that reforms to the state's criminal justice system under HB348 could become an unfunded mandate for behavioral health treatment if lawmakers do not also pass Healthy Utah. Read more »

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Zion National Park temporarily closes several climbing routes

Several climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons in Zion National Park are temporarily closed in order to protect these birds, which are in recovery from “endangered... Read more »

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State lawmakers trying to hammer out deal raising Utah's gas tax

Drivers would pay 5 cents more per gallon in gas tax and counties would be able to ask voters to raise sales tax for transportation projects under a proposal state lawmakers are considering. Read more »

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Ogden man charged in brutal death of Washington Terrace woman

Aggravated murder charges were filed Tuesday revealing brutal details about the death of a single mother in her Washington Terrace apartment. Read more »

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Utah House passes bill to revamp criminal justice system

A bill that would transform Utah’s criminal justice system cleared the Utah House of Representatives on Tuesday. Read more »

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Canyons Board of Education approves $3.8M in facilities projects

The Canyons Board of Education approved $3.8 million in small capital facilities projects funded in the budget for the fiscal year 2015-2016. Read more »

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UDOT worker leaps to safety; driver critical in Parleys Canyon crash

A Utah Department of Transportation worker leaped to safety and avoided injury Tuesday in a crash in snowy Parleys Canyon, but the driver who hit his vehicle was hospitalized in critical condition. Read more »

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Anti-discrimination, religious rights bill now expected Wednesday

State lawmakers, LGBT advocates and faith leaders intend to stand together at the Capitol on Wednesday to unveil legislation attempting to balance religious rights and nondiscrimination. Read more »

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Pipeline critics fear legislative 'tax increase' for project

The Utah Rivers Council says a legislative measure unveiled this week puts in place a taxing mechanism to fund the Lake Powell Pipeline and the Bear River Development projects — two water... Read more »

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Photos: Salt Lake officials unveil new upgrades to parking meters

Salt Lake officials Tuesday announced system-wide upgrades that have been made to the city’s parking kiosk system. Read more »

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House defeats attempt to limit campaign contributions

An attempt by House Minority Leader Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, to set for the first time limits on the size of a campaign contribution candidates can receive failed in the House on Tuesday. Read more »

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Man hospitalized after Salt Lake police officer shoots him

Two Salt Lake police officers investigating a suspicious vehicle at a 7-Eleven ended up shooting a man early Tuesday. Read more »

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House will hear Healthy Utah alongside own plan for Medicaid expansion

House leaders Tuesday reversed a decision not to allow Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion to be heard in committee, the same day their counterproposal was introduced. Read more »

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John Wall says ex-wife hit him hours before she was found dead

Hours before his ex-wife was found dead, Johnny Wall told attorneys the woman hit him after he found her inside his garage and then chased her down. He is on trial for murder in the death of Uta... Read more »

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Water vapor reveals clues to pollution sources, U. scientists say

University of Utah scientists collected the water vapor in our smog last winter and found the chemical signature emitted by combustion sources, like vehicles and furnaces. Read more »

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Senate passes bill changing police forcible entry laws

Some police officers serving search warrants would have to wear body cameras when forcibly entering a home or building, according to a bill the Utah Senate passed Tuesday. Read more »

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House passes bill allowing police to use drones without a warrant

A bill allowing police to use unmanned aerial vehicles without a search warrant to search for missing people, survey crash sites and train officers was approved Tuesday by the House. Read more »

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