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Summer is just around the corner, and everyone will be looking to travel. Here are some of the top seven money-saving tips. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Vehicle hits, kills man assessing his crashed car on I-15, UHP says

A South Jordan man who stopped on I-15 to take pictures of his damaged car died Wednesday when another vehicle lost control and hit him, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Salt Lake City-County Building to undergo $10M in repairs, seismic upgrades

The Salt Lake City-County Building will undergo repairs and seismic upgrades over the next two-plus years, city officials announced Wednesday. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salute

Dan M. Eastman, 96, a World War II bomber, pilot received an Honor Salute during a brief ceremony Wednesday at Olympus Ranch Retirement Community. The initiative is a joint effort between Community... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Unified firefighters get hands-on training in swift-water rescues

Rescuers from the Unified Fire Authority are in the water training in the event of a swift-water rescue. The training comes as the snowmelt is starting to really pick up prior to the busy Memorial... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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ACLU skirmishes with local genetic testing company

The American Civil Liberties Union filed the complaint last week on behalf of four patients who say they were refused access to their genomic data. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Cedar City man sent to prison for aiding in 2014 murder

A Cedar City man who aided two others in shooting and killing a man has been sentenced to prison. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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UTA hikes fees for public records

The UTA board of trustees approved a resolution Wednesday to increase the fee for public records from $5 to $15. The agency said the increase will help offset the cost of fulfilling hundreds of... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Teacher on leave after telling students to put duct tape on their mouths

A teacher at Wasatch Junior High School was put on administrative leave Tuesday after she told several seventh-graders to put duct tape on their mouths for talking in class, according to Granite... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Photos: Students get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend

Marilyn Smith, a second-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary School, does the bunny hop with her students as they return to school after an end-of-the-year picnic in Liberty Park in Salt Lake City... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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West Valley man faces 31 charges in alleged identity theft, forgery sprees

A West Valley man faces 31 federal charges in connection with alleged forgery and identity theft crime sprees in Salt Lake County in 2013 and 2015. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Syracuse DUI driver sentenced to year in jail for cyclist's death

A Syracuse man who pleaded guilty to automobile homicide after hitting and killing a cyclist while drunk in 2014 has been sentenced to a year in jail. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Repo man charged with manslaughter in Pleasant Grove woman's death

A repo man accused of chasing a woman whose car he was trying to repossess was charged with manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly using his tow truck to run the woman off the road, causing her to... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Energy summit details massive project planned for Uinta Basin

Gov. Gary Herbert was joined Wednesday at the Governor's Utah Energy Summit by Scott Saxberg, the president and CEO of Crescent Point Energy, to announce the latest developments in a planned nearly... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Utah Fraternal Order of Police endorses Gov. Gary Herbert

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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4 honored with 2016 Public Service Awards

Three public servants and one organization with University of Utah connections were recognized Tuesday at the 2016 Public Service Awards sponsored by the Utah chapter of the American Society for... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Tyler Library to reopen June 11

Patrons are invited to celebrate the grand reopening of the Tyler Library, 8041 Wood St., on Saturday, June 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Utah STEM Action Center establishes foundation, names director

The Utah STEM Action Center officially filed for the creation of the Utah STEM Foundation earlier this month. The foundation will be led by Allison Spencer, former foundation director for Canyons... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Murray man arrested in Holladay killing already faces charges in other shootings

Police on Tuesday arrested a Murray man, 19, accused of shooting and killing another man and injuring a second during a home invasion robbery. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Polygamous food stamp fraud trial pushed back to October

A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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FBI asks for help retracing steps of 'persons of interest' in UTA employee's killing

The FBI confirmed Tuesday that it considers Flint and Dereck "DJ" Harrison "persons of interest" in the killing of UTA employee Kay Ricks. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Herbert appoints new 3rd District Court judge

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Matthew Bates on Tuesday to fill a judgeship vacancy on the 3rd District Court. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Provo School District honors 11 employees

The Provo School District honored 11 employees for outstanding service to the Board of Education’s May meeting. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Lehi explores bond to fund recreational park

Voters in Lehi could see a bond issue on the November ballot that would increase property taxes to fund a new park for team sports. It’s in response to an increased demand for recreational... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Bomb threats called in to 2 Utah schools

Bomb threats were called into two Utah schools Wednesday, resulting in students at one school being sent home early. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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South Jordan mother spends days caring for husband who served in Iraq, advocating for other military caregivers

Elizabeth Tallerico is the military caregiver for her husband, who served in Iraq. She was recently appointed to be a Dole Fellow for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, which provides resources for... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Report: Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion

That Zion National Park anticipates record crowds this Memorial Day weekend should come as no surprise considering Utah's steady and unprecedented growth in tourism. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Thousands of Primary Care Network slots in limbo to pave way for Medicaid extension

The partial Medicaid expansion plan that was promoted as a way to cover 16,300 of Utah's neediest — later revised to 10,000 — turns out to be even more limited than some advocates... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Man suffers spinal fractures in violent Midvale attack, charges say

A man was hospitalized with two spinal fractures and a severe concussion he suffered in an attack by two men in a Midvale apartment, according to a newly filed criminal case. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Logan woman gets 2 to 30 years in prison for defrauding investors

A Logan woman was sentenced Tuesday to between two and thirty years in prison for defrauding investors out of about $1.7 million. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Salt Lake City Council allocates $65,000 to give Biskupski time to save Wingpointe

After a testy, 4-3 vote, the Salt Lake City Council agreed to spend $65,000 out of this year's budget to indulge Mayor Jackie Biskupski's attempt to bring Winpointe golf course back from the grave. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Family: Concert promoter who was gunned down had found new life as a father

A Magna man has been ordered to prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of local singer and concert promoter Brad Hancock. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Groundbreaking held for new Provo courthouse

A major change is coming to the skyline in Provo with the addition of the new 4th District Courthouse. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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South Jordan's FrontRunner-oriented business office breaks ground

A new, transit-oriented project broke ground Tuesday near South Jordan's FrontRunner station, and developers say it could draw hundreds of new, high-tech jobs to the area over the next few years. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah's energy summit highlights challenges, successes

The fifth annual Governor's Utah Energy Development Summit opened Tuesday in Salt Lake City amid a volatile market for commodities such as oil, natural gas and coal. Utah's solar growth is booming,... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Photos: Harmons employees go toe-to-toe for a good cause

Breanne Wayment, playing for the Station Park Harmons, is out at third during the grocery chain's annual kickball tournament in West Valley City on Tuesday. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Photos: Hartvigsen School honors 2016 graduates

Mischa Farr walks with Adult Probation and Parole agent Dean Adam, left, while being congratulated after receiving his diploma during the Hartvigsen School graduation in Taylorsville on Tuesday. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airport

The new Salt Lake City administration is shutting down all smoking rooms at Utah's largest airport. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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New Youth Resource Center is a celebration of hope, possibilities

The grand opening of Volunteers of America's new Youth Resource Center on Tuesday was a celebration of community and possibility for youths 15-22 who will use services and shelter in the... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Construction of new Farmington high school kicks off projects in Davis School District

The first of several projects funded by a $298 million bond in the Davis School District got underway Tuesday as administrators broke ground for a new high school in Farmington. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah doctor convicted in wife's death appeals sex-abuse case

A Pleasant Grove doctor found guilty of drugging his wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub appealed a separate sexual abuse conviction on Tuesday, arguing he didn't get a fair trial after he was... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Man, 18, arrested in stabbing death of West Valley woman

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman found dead in her backyard. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah Educational Savings Plan marks 20 years with promotion

The Utah Educational Savings Plan is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special promotion on 5·29 College Savings Day to underscore the value of saving for higher education. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Sports Authority bankruptcy filing impacting 11 Utah stores

Utah is home to 11 Sports Authority stores from Ogden to Cedar City, with some dating back decades to incarnations that precede the retailer’s current moniker. All locations will close as... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Man charged in ’91 stabbing ordered to stand trial for murder

A man charged this year in a 1991 stabbing death was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Herbert says Sec. Jewell offered assurances on monument: 'We are not the Clinton administration'

Gov. Gary Herbert said he spoke this month with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who assures him that "we are not the Clinton administration," and a national monument won't be designated in Utah... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Police: Body of man missing since March found

The body of a man who went missing after his vehicle got stuck in the snow March 28 was found Sunday by a ranch worker in southern Utah. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Zion's Hidden Canyon Trail to close for maintenance work

Crews will be repairing retaining walls on the Hidden Canyon Trail beginning Monday, June 6. The trail is expected to reopen Sept. 1. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Nebo educator named Health Teacher of the Year

Nebo School District’s KyLynn James, a health teacher at Salem Junior High, has been named the Utah Junior High School Health Teacher of the Year by the Utah Association for Health, Physical... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Class experiment teaches students life-changing lesson

A teacher in Garfield County went beyond the textbook to teach a lesson her students won’t soon forget and to help out a boy with cerebral palsy. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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