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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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Recreation, road improvement projects in Strawberry Valley begin June 4

The Utah Army National Guard will conduct training exercises and work with the U.S. Forest Service on reconstructing roads and renovating recreation facilities in the Strawberry Valley beginning... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Jail ordered for man who killed girlfriend during a fight with her mother

A Salt Lake man who admitted to hitting his girlfriend with his car during a fight with her mother was ordered Monday to serve three years in jail. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Eagle Mountain to inaugurate new cemetery

Eagle Mountain will inaugurate the Pony Express Memorial Cemetery, 4647 N. Eagle Mountain Blvd., at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The event will include speakers and bagpipers. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbert

A national group that advocates conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Oldest giraffe in North America dies at Hogle Zoo

Officials at Hogle Zoo announced Tuesday they made the decision to euthanize Daphne, the oldest giraffe in North America, based on her decline in strength, low energy and a lesser response to pain... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5 places your money might be hiding

Whether it’s on the sidewalk or in the laundry, finding a little cash here and there feels pretty great. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Teen who spends his nights taking care of his family honored by Granite district

Two years ago, Granite Park Junior High School freshman Siaosi Heimuli's life changed when his father died of a stroke. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Woman found stabbed to death in West Valley backyard

A woman's death was being investigated as a homicide in West Valley City, police confirmed Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Blunt force trauma caused S. Carolina woman's zipline death, police say

Blunt force trauma caused the death of a woman who died Friday while riding a zipline at Sundance Mountain Resort, police said Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Police: Woman found near Goshen died of hypothermia

The woman whose naked body was found last week in Utah County died from hypothermia, police said Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Man dies after allegedly ignoring police and jumping from tree

A man causing a disturbance at a Mantua campsite died Sunday after police say he ran from deputies and jumped 100 feet out of a tree. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Are you willing to pay a fee to use trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons?

The National Forest Service is proposing a new fee structure for a number of popular trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. The Forest Service said the money collected would help pay for... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Threats lead to evacuation, schedule change at 2 Murray District schools

Unrelated threats at two Murray School District schools led to the evacuation and early dismissal of one school Monday and a schedule change at another. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Learn how to become foster parent at one of three gatherings

Utah Foster Care will host three community meetings to discuss how to become a licensed foster parent in Utah. There are some 2,700 children in foster care in Utah, and 1 in 4 is Latino. Two of... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Photos: S.L. County expanding curbside glass recycling program

Michelle Brown and Misty Alford look at pieces of glass while touring the a newly expanded Momentum Recycling facility in Salt Lake City on Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Annual Utah Energy Development Summit set for May 24-25

The fifth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Internet task force makes multiple arrests from Craigslist ads

At least five people were arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force over the weekend. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Cars, homes, police station damaged in rampage that seriously injured at least one

Unified police were retracing the steps Monday of a man who detectives say went on a rampage early Sunday against his former business partner and apparently many of his clients. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly

The two-week national Click It or Ticket safety campaign started Monday. Justin Harding, the governor's chief of staff, and his family shared their story about surviving a car crash due to wearing... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Father, son make first court appearance in Centerville kidnapping case

A father and son made their first court appearance Monday on charges of kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing to Wyoming. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple

A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Huntsville man with unreported history of domestic violence killed wife, police say

Investigators on Monday said they have discovered evidence of a history of domestic violence between Deborah Biccum and her husband, who is accused of killing her. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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