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Utah tops the nation in voluntarism, nine years running

For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America report. The report, based on census day, says 45.3... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Dispatchers answer man's repeated 911 calls with music to his ears

A man who was tying up emergency lines with thousands of 911 hang-up calls got a surprise gift Wednesday from those once-frustrated dispatchers. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Obama pardons Colorado man for 1997 archaeological crime in Utah

President Barack Obama pardoned a Colorado man Wednesday who was convicted of a crime in Utah nearly 18 years ago. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Nevada regulators again reject tribal solar plant

Nevada regulators rejected for the second time Wednesday a request to waive competitive bids for utility company NV Energy to buy solar power from a proposed solar generation station on the Moapa... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Photos: West Valley police, volunteers wrap gifts for low-income kids

The West Valley City Police Department's Giving Tree program will provide gifts for 164 children from 53 low-income verified West Valley City families. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Saratoga Springs looks to construct new irrigation well

Saratoga Springs city officials are interested in constructing a new irrigation well in the southern part of the city. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Farmington Youth City Council taking applications

Youths in the city have the opportunity to serve on the Farmington Youth City Council. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Glen Canyon recruits volunteers for 2015 Christmas bird count

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is currently recruiting volunteers for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count on Jan. 5. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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UDOT plans upgrades for state Route 36 in Tooele

The Utah Department of Transportation, in coordination with Tooele, is designing the full pavement reconstruction of state Route 36 from 3 O’Clock Drive to 1280 North and pavement... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Centerville seeks Eagle Scouts for centennial

Centerville city officials would like Boy Scouts to help with celebration of the city's centennial next year. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on

U.S. wildlife officials will decide next year whether a wide-ranging Western bird species needs protections even though Congress has blocked such protections from taking effect, Interior Secretary... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Know the signs of carpal tunnel

Dr. Andrew Tyser from University of Utah Health Care answers questions about carpal tunnel Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Gun in accidental shooting death had been in dad's pocket, warrant states

As the investigation into the accidental shooting death of a 12-year-old girl inside her Kaysville home finishes, some new details have been unveiled in a recently-released search warrant. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Attorneys on target for March hearing in Kazprzak murder case

Attorneys in a case against a teenager accused of killing 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak appear to be ready to proceed with a preliminary hearing. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Majority of Utahns oppose moving state prison, new poll shows

While a new poll shows majority of Utahns want the state prison to stay at Point of the Mountain, the Prison Relocation Commission says new possible sites that are worth looking at came up this week. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Man charged with murder in fatal DUI crash will stand trial

A man charged with murder after police say he deliberately ran a red light and crashed into oncoming traffic has been ordered to stand trial. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Share light with others, governor says at Hanukkah event

Rabbi Benny Zippel, of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, joined Gov. Gary Herbert and other dignitaries for a menorah lighting ceremony Tuesday at the Capitol. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Syracuse man dies from gunshot wound in hunting accident

A Syracuse man died after being shot in a hunting accident Tuesday. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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3-year-old taken in stolen car returned safely to family

A 3-year-old girl taken in a stolen vehicle was found safe after a short search Tuesday night. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Ex-girlfriend of officer's killer takes plea deal

The ex-girlfriend of the man who fatally shot Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson has taken a plea deal on reduced charges related to the shooting. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Utah House GOP ready to tackle Medicaid policy, gas tax

Utah House Republicans emerged from an all-day closed caucus Tuesday with the political will to confront some of the state's biggest issues, Speaker-elect Greg Hughes said. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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S.L. County Council mulls ordinance to regulate reiki massage businesses

Reiki massage businesses in unincorporated Salt Lake County would be regulated under a zoning ordinance that limits hours of operation, standards of client and employee dress, and other requirements. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Top educators consider 'game changers' for college graduation

Utah students are taking longer to graduate from college than their peers nationwide. This can mean more student debt, a higher likelihood of dropping out, and long-term economic hardship to... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Broken pipe floods three floors of D.A.'s Salt Lake offices

Describing it as "a significant event," Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said flooding resulting from a broken pipe at his downtown offices may displace attorneys, clerical staff and... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Cedar City taekwondo instructor donates funds to help women in crisis

Taekwondo instructor Johnny Oh loves teaching others self-defense. However, his classes serve a much deeper purpose. Oh teaches his students to serve others, and begins by donating all he earns to... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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