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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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Supporters for traditional marriage focus on children

Supporters of traditional marriage returned to deck the Utah State Capitol in pink and blue Thursday night, a week before the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear Utah's appeal on behalf of... Read more »

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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, an LDS missionary serving in Oklahoma who was killed in August. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Police investigate shooting death in Salt Lake neighborhood

A man whose body was found on a street corner in Salt Lake City's Poplar Grove neighborhood Thursday is likely the victim of a homicide, police confirmed. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Hours and services changing at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument has announced changes in hours and services as fall and winter approach. Read more »

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Mitt Romney to campaign for Mia Love in Utah

Mitt Romney will campaign in Utah next month for Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th District congressional seat now held by retiring Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish nominated for federal judgeship

Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish has been nominated for a federal district judgeship by President Barack Obama. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Funeral set for brother killed in hunting accident

A man who was accidentally shot to death by his brother while the two were hunting has been identified. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Labor commissioner appoints new Utah OSHA director

Chris Hill has been announced as the new Utah director of OSHA. Read more »

13 hours ago

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U. humanities dean to lead National Humanities Council

Robert D. Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities and professor of English, has been appointed president and director of the National Humanities Center. Read more »

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Memorial dedicated to community activist Sherri Jepson Winder

Dozens of administrators and students joined with members of the West Valley community to honor the distinguished efforts of the late Sherri Jepson Winder with a permanent memorial at Granger High... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for Darrien Hunt, the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police over a week ago. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Phone lines are open: Customers camp out for iPhone 6

Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Shurtleff wants more specifics from accusers, says charges leave him guessing

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says the criminal charges against him are so vague that's he's left to guess which days he is accused of committing certain crimes. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Idaho man discovered dead in Logan River

An Idaho man was found dead Thursday in the Logan River but investigators do not suspect foul play. He had gone to the Cache Valley area to take pictures Wednesday and did not return home. Read more »

16 hours ago

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U.S. House passes bill reauthorizing emergency services for kids program

A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Jim... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Bus ads bringing thousands of dollars in revenue

The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session

Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Big screen 'Maze Runner' is a big dream come true for Utah author

Almost five years after “The Maze Runner” first hit shelves in October 2009, the series has gone places that James Dashner could only have imagined. Read more »

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World War II veterans grateful for recognition on Utah Honor Flight

World War II veteran Fred Roberts can't find the words to express his gratitude for the recognition of his service and sacrifice as he boarded the Utah Honor Flight Thursday with dozens of other... Read more »

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Utah minority students learning English but not applying it in other subjects

Students learning English as a second language in Utah schools are progressing and maintaining proficiency, but they're having trouble using English in actual subjects. Read more »

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146 people become U.S. citizens in ceremony

The United States welcomed 146 new citizens at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services saw the new citizens take the oath during a... Read more »

yesterday

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3 charged in Kearns gang shooting, chase

Three men were charged Wednesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in a Kearns parking lot that ended in a high-speed chase. Read more »

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Utah’s water future: Develop or conserve?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state, whether the Beehive State is going dry or whether water is not priced aggressively enough to merit... Read more »

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Utah senator aims to bring computer coding to every student

A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »

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