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Salt Lake County to join economic development network

Salt Lake County is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, according to Mayor Ben McAdams. Read more »

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Regional council seeks input on transportation plan

The Wasatch Front Regional Council is seeking input from residents on a regional transportation plan for Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties. Read more »

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Victim in Sugar House shooting identified

Police on Monday identified a man killed in a shooting Saturday evening in Sugar House. Read more »

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Mom accused of killing 6 newborns considering plea deal

Megan Huntsman, the Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing her six babies and hiding their bodies in her garage, is considering a plea deal with prosecutors after waiving her right to a... Read more »

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Concealed permit holder stopped armed robbery of Vernal restaurant, police say

A man with a concealed weapons permit stopped the armed robbery of a Vernal restaurant Sunday, according to police. Read more »

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Higher education leaders seek $337 million in state funding

Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for instructors and better services for students. Read more »

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About Utah: Utah Valley University fills a niche like no other

Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »

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Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »

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Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

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Daybreak fourth-graders propose golden retriever as state domestic animal

Gus, along with his handler, Maureen Kilgour, visited Daybreak Elementary on Friday to put the fourth graders face-to-face with the dog breed that may become the domestic animal of Utah — all... Read more »

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Police seek man in violent Chevron robbery

A man fled after he robbed a West Jordan Chevron, forcing the clerk to the ground and taking off with items. The incident at 4:30 a.m. Sunday at 7000 South and 1300 West. Police said the clerk was... Read more »

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Early morning crash leaves one man critically injured

One man was critically injured in an early Sunday morning accident. The Utah Highway Patrol said the truck driven by Robert Feland, 37, went out of control on the ramp to I-15 at 600 North. The... Read more »

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New prison site not expected to be named during 2015 session

The controversy over where to relocate the Utah State Prison isn't likely to be settled during the 2015 Legislature. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Lawmakers looking to pump up gas tax this session

Pumping up Utah's 24.5-cent per gallon gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades is on the agenda for the 2015 Legislature, but just what direction lawmakers take with the increase remains... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Suspected DUI driver found in barn hours after escaping from Duchesne County deputy

A man who escaped from a Duchesne County sheriff's patrol vehicle following his arrest early Sunday for investigation of DUI is back in custody after he was found hiding in a rancher's shed,... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Deseret News National Edition explores Sundance's impact on the community

The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City. Its mission is to discover, support and inspire independent film and theater artists to tell their stories and provide an opportunity for... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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11-month-old nearly drowns in bathtub

An 11-month-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition after nearly drowning in the bathtub. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Police investigating shooting death in SLC

Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Saturday night in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Photos: Sundance crowds flock to Park City

Movie-goers took to Park City for opening weekend of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Former Congressman Jim Matheson honored at Democratic fundraiser

Former Congressman Jim Matheson, known for his ability to reach across aisles during his 14 years as a representative for the state, received the Chairman's Legacy Award from state Democratic party... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Nobel laureate Mario Capecchi speaks at CAST-UT conference

The 19th annual conference of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, titled "Innovation and Cooperation," featured a keynote address by Nobel Prize-winning biologist Dr. Mario Capecchi... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Photos: Hollywood comes to Utah with the Sundance Film Festival

With the Sundance Film Festival underway, Hollywood has come to the snowy mountains of Park City and the city streets of downtown Salt Lake, bringing new films, movie stars and innovative... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Parent empowerment and leadership conference urges parental involvement in school

Granite School District's inaugural Parent Leadership & Empowerment Conference held Saturday encouraged parents to get involved in their children's education and schools and to help them prepare... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Roof-hiding fugitive bitten by K9, arrested

Police finally arrested a man who they say rammed cars, hid on a roof and was bitten by a K9 before being apprehended. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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'Frozen', Utah style! Slot canyons, arches have starring role in Ice Castles at Soldier Hollow

Ice Castles at Soldier Hollow incorporate many of the state's unique geologic features, except that the stunning arches, slot canyons and caverns are entirely made of ice. The castles are the... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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