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Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said. Read more »

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Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement. Read more »

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Photos: Voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's primary

Edward Horton votes in person during Tuesday's primary election in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Two airlifted for 'significant' burns, three houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning at Lake Powell. Read more »

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Cedar City names new police chief

Cedar City has a new chief of police. Officer Darin Adams was named the new chief Friday. Read more »

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

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Study makes recommendations for future S.R. 30 needs

The Utah Department of Transportation has completed its study of the state Route 30 corridor, from I-15 in Riverside to 1000 West in Logan, which yielded several proposals meriting further. Read more »

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S.L. firefighters rescue hawk, return it to it nest

Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home. Read more »

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W. Bountiful’s Independence Day celebration kicks off Friday

The city’s annual Independence Day celebration will kick off Friday, July 1, with a safety fair, concert and fireworks at City Park, 550 W. Pages Lane. Read more »

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What would you say to Utah drivers? Now’s the time to speak up

Utahns may submit safe driving message ideas for Zero Fatalities’ Message Monday campaign. Every Monday, barring weather or traffic safety concerns, UDOT displays a message on the freeway... Read more »

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National Park Service announces 2016 fire restrictions

Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges... Read more »

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Quiz: Which Utah attraction should you road trip to this summer?

Take this quiz to find out which Utah attraction you should road trip to this summer! Read more »

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USU appoints new dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Joseph P. Ward, a history professor and administrator from the University of Mississippi, has been selected to lead Utah State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Ward... Read more »

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Fire rips through Kearns home

A fast-moving fire in Kearns gutted the home of a family of three Tuesday. Read more »

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Area summer reading programs are for more than children

Summer reading programs, offered by public libraries, help kids and teens avoid "summer slide" and have fun reading over the summer. Libraries also offer programs for adults, and librarians... Read more »

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

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Quiz: Name that movie (filmed in Utah)

Take this quiz to test your Utah movie knowledge! Read more »

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Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45. Read more »

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Grading scale changes for ACT writing test

Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall. Read more »

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Murder trial set for Layton man in potty training child abuse death

A trial date has been set for a Layton man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son out of frustration over potty training. Read more »

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Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee. Read more »

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Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

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Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Even though the Oakland City Council voted to prohibit the handling or export of coal from a planned port development — shutting down one path for Utah coal — the counties will continue... Read more »

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Mother caught in house fire that killed son still in critical condition

An Ogden woman remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday with burns sustained in a house fire that claimed the life of her 4-year-old son. Read more »

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Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »

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West Valley mom creates special needs baseball league

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »

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Wise Tech Choices initiative seeks to educate 21st century Scouts

The nonprofit organization Internet Keep Safe Coalition joined the Boy Scouts of America's Great Salt Lake Council on Monday to launch Wise Tech Choices, a new initiative promoting digital balance... Read more »

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Photos: Ad firm encouraging employees to be cool

Richter7's Samantha Kiser smiles as she uses a pair of scissors to turn Jim Faulkner's pants into shorts in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

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Photos: National Veterans Wheelchair Games kicks off in Salt Lake City

Jeff DeLeon, of Salem, Oregon, reaches for a rebound as wheelchair athletes kick off the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with a basketball game outside the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

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3 children, mother located after Amber Alert issued; father remains at large

Three children were found in good condition Monday shortly after police issued an Amber Alert seeking the public's help finding them. Read more »

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Two children injured when truck plows into SUV

Two children were taken to a local hospital Monday with minor injuries after the car they were riding in was smashed from behind by a box truck in Murray. Read more »

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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

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Mobile farmers market to serve 'food desert' communities in west S.L.

Families living in Glendale and Poplar Grove communities can now buy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the week at Urban Greens Market, a new mobile market stand providing local produce at... Read more »

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Report: Uzbek refugee drops appeal of terror conviction

An Uzbek refugee sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted in a plan to kill military personnel or civilians in Idaho has dropped an appeal of his conviction and sentence in exchange... Read more »

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Cedar City police chief to retire at end of June

Cedar City’s police chief is departing. The Spectrum of St. George reports that Police Chief Robert Allinson announced he is retiring next month. Read more »

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Obama administration decries judge’s ruling in Utah fracking case

The Obama administration last week decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century... Read more »

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Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democrat

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, hosted a discussion on poverty Monday with a group of community advocates and leaders — and, in a show of bipartisanship, a Democratic congressman from Missouri. Read more »

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Tooele School District hires new communications director

Marie Denson has been selected as the new communications director of Tooele County School District. Read more »

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South Jordan presents Harmons with Corporate Citizen Award

South Jordan presented Harmons with its Corporate Citizen Award during a ceremony Monday at the Gale Center Museum 10300 S. Beckstead Lane. Read more »

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Free boating clinics at Jordanelle State Park

Free boating clinics will be held on Friday, July 1, Friday, July 22, and Friday, Aug. 5, at Jordanelle State Park. The clinic will be held from 6-8 p.m. Read more »

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Centerville’s July 4th celebration kicks off Friday

Centerville’s Fourth of July celebration will kick off Friday with a youth street dance sponsored by the Centerville City Youth Council. The dance, which starts at 9 p.m., will be held behind... Read more »

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Another evaluation ordered for woman accused of leaving newborn in trash

A woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can will face yet another competency evaluation before a decision is made about how to proceed with the case against her. Read more »

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Photos: Veterans arrive in Salt Lake for annual wheelchair games

Veterans from around the country began flowing into Salt Lake City on Sunday for the 36th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Read more »

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Battle continues against southern Utah Saddle Fire; Box Elder blaze under control

Crews in southern Utah continued efforts Sunday to defend the town of Pine Valley against the growing Saddle Fire, while full containment was reported at a smaller blaze in Box Elder County. Read more »

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About Utah: Miracle Bowl BYU receiver Ryan Tibbitts had the unmistakable gift of helping people connect

Ryan Tibbitts remembered as a man who "lived life about as well as it can be lived." Read more »

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Deseret News wins nearly 40 journalism awards

The Deseret News’ website — deseretnews.com — was honored Thursday as the best news-oriented website, and the print edition of the newspaper placed second overall in the 2016 Utah... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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45 new locations open to provide free summer meals for kids

The federally funded Summer Food Service Program has responded to Utah's more than 220,000 hungry students by opening 45 new locations this year, making the state home to 283 free summer lunch... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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1-year-old Riverton boy left in hot car, expected to survive

A 1-year-old boy has been upgraded from critical condition and is expected to survive after police say he was left in a hot car for more than two hours Sunday in Riverton. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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Millcreek set to narrow candidates for its first city leaders

Nine passionate Millcreek residents are competing to become their brand new city's first mayor, but only two will survive past Tuesday's primary. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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