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Canyons Students come back to school in style

Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »

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West Valley police looking for men they say robbed a convenience store

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday night in West Valley City. Read more »

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Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »

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Program provides low-income families opportunity to stay connected

A Comcast-funded program that helps low-income families receive inexpensive computers and cheap Internet service has also upgraded the Glendale Community Learning Center. Read more »

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Spanish Fork-Springville Airport hosting day of activities

The public is invited to the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport for a day of Aeroplanes, Trains, and Automobiles on Sept. 13. Read more »

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Board appointed to oversee school fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »

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Orem boy found safe after being missing for 21 hours

A 14-year-old Orem boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours. Read more »

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Utah argues for more time to file appeal in gay marriage recognition case

The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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Public will soon see 125-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Grand County

The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the... Read more »

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Salt Lake City School District announces teacher awards

The Salt Lake City School District has announced its Teacher of the Year award winners. Read more »

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SLCC students offered free week of transit on UTA

Salt Lake Community College students will be offered a free week of transportation on Utah Transit Authority TRAX and bus service from Monday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 31. Read more »

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Uintah County homicide victim always willing to help others, witnesses testify

One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance on April 21, 2013,... Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

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Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference. Read more »

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Man crashes minivan into flagpole outside Uintah County Library

Vernal police are trying to determine what caused a man to drive onto the plaza in front of the Uintah County Library and crash into a flagpole Tuesday. Read more »

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

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Bomb threat pushes back first day of school at Westlake High

Classes were canceled at Westlake High School on Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police. Read more »

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Couples oppose state request for more time to appeal gay marriage recognition ruling

Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

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Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Outdoor Retailers Summer Market offers array of cooking gear

Here are some of the outdoor cooking gadgets and accesories that caught our eye from the recent Outdoor Retailers Summer Market that was recently in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

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Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. He announced Tuesday that the goal appears to have been met and then some, with the... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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