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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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DreamWorks Animation in Concert coming to Park City

On July 29 in Park City, people will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Utah Symphony perform in sync with scenes from various DreamWorks Animation films. Read more »

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18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and two teenagers were injured when their car went off a steep canyon road. Read more »

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Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

A boy who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37. Read more »

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Salt Lake County awarded $100,000 grant to promote tech startups

Salt Lake County is among five western metropolitan areas to receive a six-figure grant award to aid in the development of technology startups. AOL co-founder Steve Case announced the next five... Read more »

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Herriman picks new parks director

Wendy Thomas was named as the Herriman's director of parks, events and recreation Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Residents look to stay cool as forecast predicts blistering temperatures in northern Utah

Residents found different ways to stay cool as Salt Lake City's high temperature reached 101 degrees Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Friends surprise Nanette Wride, widow of slain deputy, with yard makeover

Businesses, friends and family gave Nanette Wride's yard a makeover Wednesday as a gesture of appreciation for the widow's advocacy work since the death of her husband, Utah County sheriff's deputy... Read more »

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Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

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Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies at Utah's Salt Flats

Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, is dead after the high-performance bike he was testing at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph.... Read more »

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Logan correctional facility breaks ground on youth interfaith chapel

The Cache Valley Youth Center broke ground for a new interfaith chapel Wednesday. The 1,000-square-foot chapel will provide a designated place for worship for youths at the correctional facility. Read more »

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Two Utah schools under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault cases

Two schools in Utah — the University of Utah and Westminster College — are under investigation by the federal government for their handling of sexual assault cases. Read more »

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Utah Democrat: Kaine 'kind of person we want' as vice president

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is "kind of person we want" as vice president, his longtime friend, state Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the Utah Democratic National Committeewoman, said Wednesday. Read more »

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Utah communities are working to stop alcohol sales to minors

Police say more local businesses are failing compliance checks for underage alcohol sales this year than in years past. Read more »

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Utah State professor receives agricultural educator award

Utah State University agricultural education professor Michael Pate recently was honored with the Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture's annual conference in... Read more »

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Woman whose body was found in Bear River had been missing for a week, family says

The investigation continued Wednesday into the death of a woman whose body was found floating in the Bear River. Read more »

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U. professor receives international award for LED technology pioneering

LED technology pioneer and former College of Engineering dean, Gerald Stringfellow, been awarded the International Organization for Crystal Growth’s Frank Prize, a top research prize for his... Read more »

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Securities commision: Utah-based online ad business is actually a $207M Ponzi scheme

Federal investigators say a Utah man's online advertising business is actually a $207 million Ponzi scheme that is bilking investors around the world. Read more »

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Groups challenge state decision to permit new coal-related facility in Wellington

Western Resource Advocates and the Sierra Club filed a challenge Tuesday with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality over its approval of a permit for Revolution Fuels near Wellington. The... Read more »

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Davis School District names interim superintendent

The Davis School District's business administrator, Craig Carter, will serve as interim superintendent of schools beginning Sept. 1. Read more »

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Man who shot and killed son, himself, had domestic violence history

A man who police say shot and killed his 8-year-old son before fatally shooting himself had a history of domestic violence, substance abuse and possible mental health issues, according to court... Read more »

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7 escape Taylorsville house fire uninjured

Seven people were able to escape injury Wednesday when fire ripped through their house. Read more »

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Two teens injured, one critically, after being hit in Taylorsville intersection

Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, after being struck by a car in a Taylorsville intersection Tuesday night. Read more »

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Planned Parenthood 'CTR' campaign draws ire

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah's use of a common Mormon motto has drawn the ire of some who find the design offensive. Read more »

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Woman's body found in Bear River; police call death 'suspicious'

Police have identified a Brigham City woman whose death is being called suspicious after her body was found floating on the Bear River. Read more »

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New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring process

A new rule adopted by the State School Board that would allow schools to hire people with professional expertise but who may not have teaching experience sparked debate among teachers,... Read more »

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Salt Lake man shoots 8-year-old boy, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Police say a Salt Lake man shot an 8-year-old boy and then himself in a murder-suicide Tuesday inside a Capitol Hill apartment. Read more »

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Latino youths gain leadership experience at camp

Latinos in Action student leaders attended a leadership training boot camp Monday and Tuesday at Camp Tracy in Millcreek Canyon. Read more »

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Bountiful woman dies day after being hit by truck

A woman died Tuesday after being hit by a truck in a Bountiful intersection the day before. Read more »

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Deseret News, KSL want court records in case of slain restaurateur unsealed

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband. Read more »

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Man who killed clerk in argument over cigarettes sent to prison

Family members of Jamie Blalack described a man that many of them were just getting to know Tuesday as the man who shot and killed him almost two years ago was sentenced to prison. Read more »

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Utah consumers remain positive about local economy

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index fell 1.2 points to 110.3 in July. In comparison, the national Consumer Confidence Index decreased 0.1 points from June to July to register at 97.3. Read more »

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Prominent Utah defense attorney feared dead after falling down Norway waterfall

A prominent Utah defense attorney is feared dead after slipping and falling down a waterfall in Norway. Read more »

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Photos: Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride pays tribute to 2 Ogden fallen soldiers

The Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride made a stop in Ogden on Tuesday to honor and pay tribute to two of Utah's fallen soldiers. Read more »

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Utah Democrats see opportunity in frustration over Clinton, Trump

Utahns at this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia see opportunity in the lack of enthusiasm both Democrats and Republicans in the state feel toward their parties' presidential... Read more »

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Warrant: Boyfriend in Santa Clara kidnapping said he'd 'fix' custody battle

A man charged with kidnapping a Santa Clara man who has not been seen in a month, claimed he would "fix" an ongoing child custody battle involving the man, court documents state. Read more »

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Parole hearing set in 4 years for mom in son's potty-training death

Jasmine Bridgeman, 24, of Layton, will serve at least four years in prison. She was convicted of lying to police after her boyfriend allegedly beat her 2-year-old son to death over potty training... Read more »

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Charges: Man accused of killing mother broke down when confronted by police

A Tooele man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was at first found asleep on her bed by police, and then threw himself on the grass and cried uncontrollably, according to court... Read more »

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Fire roars through large Clearfield plant, causes $5 million damage

Six firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and approximately 40 homes were evacuated because of a large fire that caused $5 million in damage Monday. Read more »

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Orem family of 7 loses house in fire

Fire officials say smoke detectors "saved an entire family" early Tuesday in Orem. Read more »

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7 tips for summer travel while pregnant

Taking a few extra precautions when you're traveling while pregnant will make your trip and pregnancy more enjoyable. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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See all the photos from the big Pioneer Day races

Runners woke up early Monday morning on Pioneer Day to participate in the Deseret News Classic. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man shot in crowded Liberty Park during fireworks show

Salt Lake police described it as a "chaotic" scene after a man was shot in a crowded Liberty Park during Monday night's Pioneer Day fireworks show. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Midvale killing may be case of self-defense, police say

Police say a fatal shooting Monday in Midvale may have been a case of self-defense. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner train

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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4 arrested in connection with fatal Cedar City shooting

Police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed another man at his ex-girlfriend's apartment just days after she broke up with him. A woman was also arrested in Grand Junction, Colorado. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Doug Robinson: How this woman's focus on kids led her from volunteer to leader

After 24 years on the Davis School Board, Barbara Smith will step down at the end of the year, but that's just one of the many ways she has been serving children and public schools Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man falls 70 feet to his death in Provo

A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Photos: A Pioneer Day celebration of heritage and culture

The Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow and Festival at Liberty Park celebrated its 22nd year of highlighting Native American culture on Monday. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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