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Weber and Morgan counties hope local regulations combat teen e-cigarette use

As "vaping" spikes among teens, the Weber-Morgan Health Department is considering local regulations penalizing the sale of e-cigarettes and products in the two counties to anyone under 19. Read more »

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Utah's expanding Hispanic business at center of national convention

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its national convention Monday in Salt Lake City, offering training for Latino small-business owners and recognizing the growing role of Hispanic women in... Read more »

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Poll: Utahns in favor of school teachers with guns

A new poll by UtahPolicy.com revealed 64 percent of Utahns are in support of teachers carrying concealed weapons in school, but some in law enforcement don't agree. Read more »

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Bingham High students walk out over dress code

Some students at Bingham High School walked out of school Monday to protest the school’s dress code.Administrators say they gave the teens plenty of warning. Read more »

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Creativity of ALS ice bucket challenge boosts charity's success

It's the goal of every charitable organization — spreading awareness and raising funds for a specific cause. Read more »

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Man allegedly exposing himself near high school arrested

A naked man who police say was performing lewd acts in view of girls as they walked home from Brighton High School was arrested Monday afternoon. Read more »

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Accused rapist rejects plea deal

An Orem man charged with kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school rejected a plea deal offer from prosecutors Monday. Read more »

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Debates ready to start, third-party candidates not included

Republican Rep. Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer will square off Tuesday in the Utah Debate Commission's first prime-time debate, which won't include third-party candidates. Read more »

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Man involved in 2010 fatal 'road rage' crash 'never wanted this to happen'

A man convicted in a 2010 fatal accident that investigators say was the result of road rage may soon be released from prison. Read more »

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South Davis Metro firefighters honor two fallen colleagues

South Davis Metro firefighters dedicated a memorial to two of their fallen colleagues at a station in Bountiful on Monday. Read more »

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West Valley animal shelter hosting Pet Fest

The West Valley City Animal Shelter is hosting its fourth annual Pet Fest. Read more »

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West Nile virus detected in Utah horses

Tests have confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in Utah horses in Box Elder, Uintah and Iron counties. Read more »

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BLM plans rangeland restoration projects in southern Utah

Three vegetation improvement projects will get underway Oct. 6 on public and state lands in Kane and Garfield counties. Read more »

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Trial hunting program begins in Utah

A new trial hunting program offered by the state Division of Wildlife Resources allows a person to hunt before taking hunter education courses. Read more »

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Tracy Aviary receives accreditation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has again granted accreditation to Tracy Aviary. Read more »

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Hillcrest High principal named to National Merit Scholar advisory panel

Hillcrest High School Principal Sue Malone has accepted an invitation to join the national advisory panel of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Read more »

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Man tried to sell drugs to officers, police say

Salt Lake police say a man flagged down a car and offered to sell drugs to two police officers early Sunday. Read more »

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Mothers of kidnapped Bountiful girls speak out

The mothers of two Bountiful girls police say were kidnapped at knife point and held hostage for 19 hours before escaping in Santaquin don't believe it was a spur of the moment crime. Read more »

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Police arrest armed man after foot chase in Salt Lake City

Police arrested an armed man after chasing him on foot through heavy pedestrian traffic Sunday night. Read more »

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Q-and-A with Val Hale: a 'pretty unbelievable' career path

Val Hale has been athletic director at BYU and a vice president at UVU; now the governor has appointed him head of the state's economic development department. Read more »

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Kearns man identified in Parleys Canyon motorcycle crash

The Utah Highway Patrol identified a man Sunday who died in a motorcycle crash Saturday. Read more »

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5 reasons why Utah is a great place to live

Many recent studies have highlighted Utah and its cities in their “best of” the U.S. lists, and we came out looking pretty good. Read more »

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3 women hospitalized, 1 horse dead in Orem crash

Three women were hospitalized and a horse was euthanized Sunday following a crash on I-15 near Orem. Read more »

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Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of sacrifice, heartbreak and redemption

A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after spending thousands of dollars, sacrificing a job, a car and many sleepless nights of worry about the baby boy they had to leave... Read more »

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Two UHP troopers hit just hours apart in separate incidents

Two Utah Highway Patrol troopers escaped serious injury Saturday after being hit from behind by motorists just four hours apart. Read more »

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