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Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city. Read more »

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Mayors take a ride on new Riverton bike lanes

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Riverton Mayor Bill Applegarth joined cyclists in Riverton and talked about new bike lanes along busy 2700 West. Read more »

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BLM to study wild horse, burro populations

Field offices of the Utah Bureau of Land Management want to conduct population studies of wild horses and burros to arrive at better management strategies. Leaders from several rural counties in... Read more »

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Panel of judges to meet, determine need for grand jury

A panel of judges is scheduled to meet next month to hear testimony to determine whether reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. Read more »

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Schools for deaf and blind offering sign language classes

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is offering American Sign Language classes to the public. Read more »

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Roy dancer makes 'So You Think You Can Dance' finale, top 4

Roy jazz dancer Hailee Payne was voted into the "So You Think You Can Dance" top four Monday night. Read more »

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Wasatch County to hold open house on school bond

The Wasatch County School Board will hold a public hearing this month seeking input on a bond election to be held in November. Read more »

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Bishop, Chaffetz say EPA knew spill potential at Colorado mine a year ago

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic... Read more »

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1 arrested, 2 more sought in Orem jewelry store burglary

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry. Read more »

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Two killed in crash between school bus and pickup truck

Two people were killed in a head-on collision between a school bus and a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

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'We will never forget': Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice (+photos)

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday... Read more »

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U. launches ride-matching service

The University of Utah has partnered with Enterprise Rent-A-Car a new service to offer an alternative transportation option on campus. Read more »

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Dogs invited to jump in Sandy pool

The swimming pool at Alta Canyon Sports Center will go to the dogs this month. Read more »

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Group calls for action to end epidemic of overdose deaths

Loved ones of those who died because of drug tragedies gathered Monday night at the Capitol to remember them and challenge the community and elected officials to do more to save lives. Read more »

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Man found dead in the road in Avenues area

Salt Lake City police were investigating whether the death of a man found in the middle of a street was drug-related. Read more »

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3 issues that will undoubtedly affect Utah County business in 2016

On Sept. 16, 2015, some of Utah Valley’s most influential business and community leaders will gather together to discuss some of the most important issues currently facing the valley. Read more »

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Plumes of chlorine gas to be released on Dugway testing grounds

The U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground is working with the Department of Homeland Security this week for 5- and 10-ton releases of chlorine gas — a chemical that could be deadly if... Read more »

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E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens. Read more »

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West Valley hosts National Night Out Against Crime celebration

Zachary Felt has his photo taken during West Valley City's National Night Out Against Crime celebration Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center. Read more »

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Does coal have a future in Utah? Should it?

Even in the face of mounting pressures over mining and coal-fired power plants, Utah's coal industry is looking to stay in business through planned mine expansions and a possible shipping port for... Read more »

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Opponents of coal production say there is a better way

There's been a steady march to closure for the nation's coal-fired power plants, which raises questions about coal as a source of energy going into the future. Utah has not escaped its own... Read more »

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Educators expected successes in second year of SAGE

Overall improvement in proficiency rates on standardized tests from 2014 was something educators expected to see, but some of the numbers are showing surprisingly rapid trends of improvement... Read more »

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Motorcyclist dies after crashing into stopped truck on I-15 in Bountiful

A motorcyclist died Monday after crashing into a stopped truck on I-15 in Bountiful. Read more »

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Utah County residents in vote-by-mail cities won't need to cast ballots twice

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues. Read more »

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Popular Provo teacher imprisoned for 'heinous' sexual grooming of student

A favorite Provo High teacher and athletic trainer was sentenced to at least eight years and up to life in prison for what a judge called a "calculated" effort to groom and sexually abuse a teenage... Read more »

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