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3 reasons Utah is a great place for students

Utah’s wide selection of institutes for higher learning isn’t the only thing to brag about when it comes to state education. Of course, we’re biased, but here are some data that... Read more »

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'Overwhelming' community, national support for little boy with cancer

More than 150 people showed up Friday night to support Ethan Van Leuven, a 4-year-old who has won the hearts of the nation with his fight against cancer. Read more »

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Ridesharing company Uber launches in Nevada

Ridesharing company Uber launched in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday after months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements,... Read more »

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Photos: Mothers Without Borders hosts charity boutique

Mothers Without Borders is hosting the ninth annual Charity Boutique Fridaytake "Friday" out for print and Saturday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Murder charge filed in Cedar City slaying

A man accused of shooting and killing a Cedar City man earlier this week has been charged with aggravated murder. Read more »

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Bid farewell to extra warm October — taste of true fall is coming

The unseasonably warm October on the Wasatch Front is nearing an end, pushed out the door Sunday with a cold front that will drop temperatures by as much as 15 degrees than what is typical. It will... Read more »

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West Jordan seeking volunteers for city committees

West Jordan is seeking residents to serve on any of its volunteer committees. There are openings on almost every panel. Read more »

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South Salt Lake starting bulky waste cleanup

South Salt Lake has implemented a bulky waste cleanup program to begin in November that will continue thereafter in the spring and fall. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Veterans invited to Hero 2 Hired job fair

Veterans, active duty military members, National Guard and Army Reserve members and military spouses who are seeking employment are invited to the Hero 2 Hired job fair. Read more »

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Radon poster contest winners announced

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality Division of Radiation Control has announced the three student winners for the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Salt Lake City FruitShare program leads to 25,000 pounds of donated fruit

Salt Lake City's FruitShare program has donated about 25,000 pounds of fruit to local food assistance programs in need of fresh produce. Read more »

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Two killed in high-speed, fiery crash into Carbon County home

Two people were killed in a fiery crash early Friday when their vehicle — reportedly traveling 120 mph while fleeing from police — crashed into a Helper house. Read more »

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2 hospitalized after 6-car pileup in Centerville

Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after a passenger car triggered a six-car pileup on I-15. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Kearns man dies after motorcycle crashes into tree

A Kearns man died Thursday night after crashing his motorcycle into a tree. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Updated newborn screening test picks up rare condition in Utah baby

A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal condition. Read more »

18 hours ago

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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

After finishing 10th at the box office last week with just less than $4 million, "Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend. With a total take of $4.5 million, it now is the 37th... Read more »

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Camp Williams, surrounding cities seek funding to avoid encroachment

Camp Williams and leaders from surrounding cities are seeking funds and methods to avoid encroachment surrounding the base while still finding compatible uses for lands surrounding it. Read more »

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Utahns turn out to view a partial eclipse of the sun

A natural wonder took place in the sky Thursday afternoon, and many Utahns took the opportunity to witness it. A partial solar eclipse started just after 3 p.m. and ended shortly before 6 p.m. Read more »

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Stay lifted on adoptions by same-sex parents in Utah

The Utah Supreme Court lifted a stay Thursday on same-sex adoptions in the state. Read more »

yesterday

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Iron County finds creative way to get a new ambulance, save $100K

By re-mounting an old ambulance box onto a new chassis, Iron County saved its taxpayers more than $100,000 for a new ambulance that crews needed. Read more »

yesterday

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Obtaining driver's license a rite of passage that eludes most teens in Utah foster care system

Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a... Read more »

yesterday

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1 killed, 1 injured in rollover crash near Beaver

An Elk Ridge man was killed and another injured in a rollover crash near Beaver Wednesday night. Read more »

yesterday

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Police arrest 4 in doorstep shooting of West Valley man

Four people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 72-year-old man who was hit as he answered the door of his West Valley home on Sept. 27. Read more »

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Utah improves score in national rankings on energy efficiency

State energy-efficiency policies that span transportation, how buildings are put together and energy consumption reduction requirements were graded state by state by the American Council for an... Read more »

yesterday

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National Guard, DPS weigh possible 'consequences' for officers after racy photo shoot

Military personnel involved in the unauthorized filming of a pin-up calendar photo and video shoot earlier this year at Camp Williams could face fines, loss of rank or forced retirement, according... Read more »

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