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Kearns woman sent to prison for running over man with a stolen trailer

A Kearns woman was sentenced to prison Monday for running over and killing a man who police say was trying to recover a stolen trailer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail closed through Sept. 23

Officials from the Heber-Kamas Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest announced that the Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail will be closed through Sept. 23 so crews can repair and... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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I-15 in Weber County to close Wednesday, Thursday nights

The Utah Department of Transportation advises all motorists that I-15 in Weber County will close between Marriott-Slaterville and Hot Springs on Wednesday and Thursday for paving work. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Bountiful baby born with extremely rare genetic disorder fights to survive

Imagine going to the hospital expecting a routine birth and a healthy baby but finding out something is terribly wrong. That's what happened to a Bountiful mother whose infant has an extremely rare... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Effects of algal blooms continue to spread throughout Wasatch Front

Concern over contaminated water from a toxic algal bloom persists among multiple agencies, with worry that harmful levels of cyanobacteria may have infected farmers crops. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man arrested after knocking down bay door, ramming patrol car, police say

A man who police say drove through a garage bay door, knocking it to the ground, and then rammed a police car and another vehicle was arrested at gunpoint Monday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trial ordered for Springville coach accused of sexually abusing player

A Springville baseball coach was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy he coached and employed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Crash launches engine 100 feet, but seat belt helps protect driver

A teen driver who crashed into a tree with such impact that the engine went flying out of his car and started a grass fire, was able to walk away with minor injuries thanks to a seat belt,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Family of slain man who killed police K9 offers portrait to handler

The family of a man who shot and killed a Unified police K9 in April, who was also killed by police gunfire, offered a gift Monday to the officer who lost his dog. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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How new technology is reshaping pacemakers

“My heart was beating way too slow, so I had no energy,” she says. “Even doing housework or going up and down the stairs would make me tired.” Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friction over Trump between GOP, Utah Republicans shown at convention's day 2

Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: My nomination of 3 Mormon pioneers to be honorary Days of ’47 parade marshals

When the Days of ’47 Parade rolls down Salt Lake City's downtown streets, I always think of those pioneers as leading the march. Belatedly, I would like to nominate three honorary grand... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man gets jail time for attempted recruitment of 15-year-old into prostitution

A man who tried to recruit a 15-year-old girl into prostitution was ordered Monday to about nine more months in the Salt Lake County Jail for an attempted human trafficking conviction, the Utah... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah State aviation student dead after plane crashes during solo flight training

A Utah State University aviation student died in a plane crash Monday while flying as part of the school's pilot training program Monday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Store decor company to expand in Cedar City

Decorworx and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced that the company will expand its operations in Utah, adding up to 164 jobs to the community and producing an expected capital investment of $11.5 million. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Sculptures created to warn about sugar overconsumption

World-renowned Irish sculptors built a replica of Utah's Delicate Arch and a beehive to raise awareness about sugar overconsumption in the state. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Portrait honors slain K-9 Aldo

Kristina Anderson gets a hug from Unified police officer Luis Lovato after giving him a portrait of his K-9 partner, Aldo, at the Unified Police Department headquarters in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Provo’s Night Out Against Crime set for Aug. 2

The public invited to Provo's Night Out Against Crime from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at North Park, 500 North and West. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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DWR eyeing minor changes to cougar, bobcat hunt

Cougars and bobcats are doing well in Utah, biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources say. For that reason, they are recommending only minor changes for Utah's 2016–2017 cougar... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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UDOT plans to upgrade Redwood Road in Saratoga Springs

The Utah Department of Transportation has plans to improve Redwood Road south of Pioneer Crossing in Saratoga Springs to reduce congestion and improve mobility. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Payson to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Payson City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the Payson City Center Council Room, 439 W. Utah Ave. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah city condemns Confederate flag display in parade

A Utah city has condemned a display of the Confederate flag in an unsanctioned local parade float. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah crafting rules for spending on water, major pipeline

State officials will lay out a plan later this year to scrutinize proposals for major waterprojects, including a controversial pipeline pulling water from Lake Powell, before dipping into millions... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Feds order Tesoro to reduce emissions at Salt Lake refinery

Tesoro's Salt Lake refinery has to reduce its emissions by 1,000 tons a year under terms of a $425 million settlement agreement involving Clean Air Act violations at refineries in six states. The... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Warrant issued for dad who admitted abusing baby after heater fell on her

A warrant has been issued for a Holladay man who disappeared after pleading guilty to becoming angry and further injuring his 4-month-old daughter when a heater fell on her and burned her. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Another first: Utah caretaker contracts Zika virus

Health officials are investigating what they say is a “unique” case of Zika in which a caretaker for an elderly Salt Lake County man with Zika also contracted the virus. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Concert review: The Piano Guys receive first gold record during hometown concert

The Piano Guys were surprised with gold records during their hometown tour stop. The concert entertained a sell-out audience with popular mashups, videos and plenty of humor. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Parade lovers get a sneak peek at Days of '47 floats

Destiny Howard looks at a giant animated bear on a float that will appear in the Days of '47 Parade during a preview party Monday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Independent state agencies routinely violate Utah open meeting law, audit shows

The Utah Dairy Commission held a third of its 2015 public meetings outside the state, and the Utah Valley Historic Railroad Authority didn't provide notice for any of its board meetings last year,... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Judge deals blow to ex-West Valley detective's lawsuit

Former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley's federal civil rights lawsuit against his former employer, Salt Lake County and Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, was dealt a major blow... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Toxic algal bloom impacting people, animals and farms in 2 counties

A toxic algal bloom at Utah Lake that spread to the Jordan River system is suspected of sickening more than 300 people and possibly killing 100 ducks and a goat. Major concerns persist for Salt... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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RNC tribute video misspells names of two late Utah Republicans

Four deceased Utah Republican politicians were honored during the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Herbert signs bills for Fairpark arena funds, tougher drone law

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed all eight bills the Utah Legislature passed in a special session last week, including funding for a stadium at the state fairgrounds. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Police answering welfare call find woman dead, man with gunshot wound

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead and a man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound on Sunday. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Fire destroys Taylorsville home, damages another

One house was destroyed and a second damaged in a fire early Monday. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Screaming, shouting and Utah's in the middle of it at Republican National Convention

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and other members of the state's delegation to the Republican National Convention were at the center of a contentious floor fight Monday over a last-ditch effort to stop... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Prosecutors 'stand down' and drop criminal case against Mark Shurtleff

Prosecutors filed a motion Monday to have all criminal charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff dismissed in part because of "insufficient evidence." The case against his... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Body discovered in American Fork Canyon

A Highland man's body was found in a steep area of American Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, police say. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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'Today is my someday': Mom of 9 earns WGU degree after husband's death

Out of 8,047 students graduating from an online university based in Salt Lake City, a mother of nine kids was chosen to give the final speech at the graduation ceremony. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Springville officials finalizing plans for $18 million aquatic center

Springville officials are working hard to finalize plans by Sept. 1 for an $18 million new city aquatic center to be ready for construction beginning in October of this year. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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DEQ: Don't use water from Utah Lake, Jordan River or canals

Toxic blooms of algae in Jordan River and lower Little Cottonwood Creek have prompted state and local agencies to post warning signs and limit access to the Jordan River system. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Real Food Rising guides youths' labors from farm to table

From the finer points of organic gardening to preparing a multicourse meal from crops they have grown, teens in Utah Community Action's Real Food Rising youth development program master a farm to... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Program gives grandparents more children to care for

The Utah County Health Department foster grandparent program has been providing assistance to schoolchildren for 50 years. Marie Hansen, of Spanish Fork, is the department's oldest and... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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For the record: Ogden music store caters to those who value vinyl

Will vinyl ever die? Lavender Vinyl is now open in downtown Ogden, selling new and vintage records to young and old collectors. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Court upholds reinstatement of West Valley lieutenant tied to embattled drug unit

A West Valley police lieutenant who was demoted following an investigation of the city's embattled Neighborhood Narcotics Unit and then reinstated in 2014 — only to have his reinstatement... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Inmate promises his next release will last more than 6 hours

A man convicted of manslaughter 13 years ago was recently sent back to prison only six hours after he was released on parole. But Michael Todd Barton believes with his next release, he won't be... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Sudden wind gust interrupts Olympic training session in Park City

A powerful gust of wind sent large trash cans, at least one metal chair and trash flying across the Park City High School track Saturday during a training session for U.S. Olympic bobsled and... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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About Utah: Company founder has come a long way from living in a snow cave

KÜhl outdoor clothing is a Utah original that hasn't forgotten its roots. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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New medical school will be Utah's second

Colorado-based Rocky Vista University will become Utah’s second medical school next summer when the school welcomes its first class of students to its new campus in Ivins, Washington County. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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