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Does secret southern Utah meeting mean feds are plotting new national monument?

Several top federal officials from Washington quietly attended a "Gathering of the Tribes" in southeastern Utah last weekend. It's the clearest signal yet that the Obama administration may be... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Nostalgia and CGI can't save lazy 'Pixels'

“Pixels” is every gamer’s greatest fantasy. Aliens have invaded, and they’ve conveniently taken the form of characters from history’s greatest video games.... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Democrat Doug Owens ready for rematch with Rep. Mia Love

Democrat Doug Owens says the difference between his newly announced rematch with Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and their hard-fought race in 2014 is that this time he plans to be the winner. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Static electricity likely to blame for fireworks explosion inside fire station

Marysvale firefighter Austin Winkle was released from the University of Utah Hospital Friday afternoon. The Piute County Sheriff cites static electricity as potential cause for the mortars setting... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Sunrise service: Utahns should emulate and take pride in the principles that guided the pioneers

Elder Dale G. Renlund challenges early-risers to make the Mormon pioneer legacy their own. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Lehi teen dies after crashing motorcycle during outing with family

A teenage boy died in a motorcycle crash Friday in a remote area near the border of Utah and Tooele counties, police said. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Photos: Native Americans honor their heritage at annual powwow on Pioneer Day

SALT LAKE CITY — Drummers play a traditional song in a drum circle at the Native American Celebration at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Friday, July 24, 2015. The two-day event, which is... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Traditions continue at the Days of '47 Parade

The Days of '47 Parade gave families an opportunity to honor traditions and Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Arizona man drowned while swimming in Utah reservoir

A man who drowned at Sand Hollow Reservoir on Wednesday has been identified as an Arizona man. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Police: Psychiatric patient causes ambulance to roll on I-15; three hospitalized

Two ambulance paramedics and a psychiatric patient were hospitalized early Friday after the patient allegedly caused the vehicle to roll on I-15. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Days of '47 fills July with pioneer-themed events — check them out

From rodeos to races, the Days of '47 offers a variety of events to celebrate Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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ARUP employee dies after fall in massive laboratory cold-room

An employee of a Salt Lake medical laboratory died Thursday after an apparent fall inside a two-story cold room. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Firefighter severely burned, boy also injured after fireworks explode

A firefighter was severely burned and a 12-year-old boy was also injured after 70 large-scale fireworks went off inside a fire station Thursday evening, police said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Man choking Weber sheriff's deputy restrained by doctor, off-duty firefighter

A Weber County Sheriff's deputy was attacked by a skateboarder after attempting to make a traffic stop on the man Wednesday morning, but was helped by two passers-by who saw the assault, according... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Thousands line up to enjoy Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful

Blaine Haacke grew up just blocks away from the route of the Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful. As a young child, he pulled up with his dad in a Ford Station Wagon to get a front row view of the... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

Here is a list of various events going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Deputies investigate shooting of 2 horses near Duchesne

Sheriff's detectives are hoping the public can help them track down whoever shot a yearling mare and a 3-month-old colt at a farm west of Duchesne in mid-July. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Fatal police shooting near Utah, Colorado border legally justified, D.A. says

Two Colorado police officers were legally justified in using deadly force against a Mississippi fugitive who disarmed them and briefly held them hostage near the Utah-Colorado border in March,... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Contractor mistakenly removes dozens of mature trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A contract company cut down more than 100 trees on July 17, many of which were on private property, county officials said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shakespeare Festival's 'Amadeus' dazzled me but offended others

The Utah Shakespeare Festival's brilliant production of "Amadeus" raises an important question: when portraying bad people behaving badly, how much is too much? Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer trek: Historical sites around state give a glimpse into Utah's heritage

Many locations throughout Utah are maintained and celebrated to this day as pioneer treasures — memories of those who have long since passed on. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Sentimental 1940s Western about Mormon pioneers to make DVD debut

It’s surely a coincidence but an old black-and-white Western from the Golden Age of Hollywood that depicts Mormon pioneers is making its DVD debut just after Utah celebrates the pioneer trek... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Jurors find ex-bus driver guilty of abusing 2 young students

A Draper bus driver was found guilty Thursday of 19 charges of sexually abusing two special-needs girls he drove to school. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Salt Lake Comic Con trademark win has organizers feeling optimistic about naming lawsuit

Salt Lake Comic Con has successfully trademarked its name, possibly defusing a naming dispute with San Diego Comic-Con International. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Utah gets No Child Left Behind waiver after House, Senate pass potential rewrites

Utah will once again be exempt from portions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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