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‘My Story Matters’ gives refugees gift with lasting impact

A small Utah charity making a big difference in the lives of refugees who come from all over the world, each with a unique story to tell. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries

Regardless of whether voters intend to vote by mail or in person, they will have to navigate a handful of specific deadlines in order to keep their votes eligible for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Changes to TRAX gates being made at 2 U. locations

Beginning in late June, changes will be made to TRAX gates at two University of Utah locations. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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USU professors receive $5.8M in Nuclear Energy Research grants

Two mechanical engineering professors at Utah State University will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling $5.8 million for nuclear energy research. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Dam project forces closure of Tibble Fork area

The Pleasant Grove Ranger District in the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest has announced the Tibble Fork area will be closed to all uses until rehabilitation work on the dam is completed. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Two arrested for allegedly siccing pit bull on Salt Lake police officer

A Salt Lake police officer suffered minor injuries Sunday when two men allegedly ordered their pit bull to attack. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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UTA offers late TRAX, S-Line service for Utah Arts Festival

The Utah Transit Authority will run late TRAX and S-Line service Thursday through Sunday during the Utah Arts Festival at Washington and Library squares. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Logan toddler killed in driveway accident identified

Police have released the name of a 13-month-old boy killed Monday after a neighbor's vehicle hit him while backing out of a driveway. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Two arrested in dangerous Taylorsville chase, shooting

Two men were arrested Monday night in connection with a wild weekend high-speed chase and shooting. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Celebrate July 4 at South Salt Lake Freedom Festival

South Salt Lake’s Freedom Festival is set for Monday, July 4, at Fitts Park, 3050 S. 500 East. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Poll: Trump up over Clinton in Utah, but lead is slipping as delegates launch new push to dump him

Donald Trump, the controversial GOP presumptive presidential nominee, remains ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among Utah voters, 36 percent to 27 percent, according to a UtahPolicy.com... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Man shot outside Salt Lake motel; police searching for alleged attacker

Police were searching for a man Monday night after he allegedly shot another man, injuring him. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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13-month-old boy dies after being hit by SUV in Logan

A 13-month-old boy died Monday after being backed over by an SUV in a roadway by his home. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Preventing mass shootings? Utah delegation sees no clear solutions

In the aftermath of Orlando, Utah's congressional leaders are still searching for answers about preventing mass shootings. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Protestors want Sim Gill to resign over unreleased footage of police shooting

Protestors took to downtown Monday to demand the resignation of Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill in light of his decision not to release police body-camera footage from the... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Groups write U.S. Attorney General asking for investigation of coal shipping terminal deal

Environmental groups and other organizations sent a letter Monday asking U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other high-ranking federal officials to investigate a $53 million investment in a... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Fugitive arrested after allegedly firing a dozen shots at clerk, police say

A hotel clerk amazingly escaped injury after police say he was shot at a dozen times by a man in the parking lot. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Chaffetz: I'm going to be 'kid in a candy store' as Oversight chairman with a President Trump

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said Monday that if he's re-elected to Congress, his House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would be just as tough on a President Donald Trump as it would be... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Governor touts education as key to state tech future

Gov. Herbert says in order to continue establishing Utah as one of the foremost leaders in technology development for years into the future, the state will have to make a sustained, concerted... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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How to fly with kids: TSA offers tips for travelers with young children

The TSA is predicting that this summer will be the busiest ever at its security checkpoints, and getting through security, especially with babies and toddlers, can be a hassle. But the TSA has some... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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3-D printed kidney used in complex cancer surgery

Using 3-D printers, Intermountain Medical Center created a model of a woman's kidney to study and remove a complex tumor. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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First day of summer brings triple-digit temps to Utah

An excessive heat warning was issued Monday for parts of southern and eastern Utah, with temperatures soaring in other parts of the state. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Jury acquits ex-jail officer of sex with Davis County inmate

A jury found a former Davis County correctional officer not guilty Monday of having an illegal sexual relationship with a woman while she was in jail. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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SCOTUS ruling on Utah drug case could affect police searches

Evidence collected by police after they arrest a suspect can potentially be admitted in court, even if the initial stop by officers was illegal, according to a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Utah welcomes His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Some 300 people, many of them members of Utah's Tibetan community, welcomed His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet on Monday afternoon waiting outside the Grand America Hotel in near-100 degree... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Dereck Harrison pleads not guilty in Davis County kidnapping case

A Centerville man charged alongside his father with kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing the state pleaded not guilty Monday. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Warnings come true: Indicted FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs flees days after release from jail

A federal warrant was issued Sunday for Lyle Jeffs, accused in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme within the polygamous FLDS Church, which he is believed to lead on behalf of his... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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SUV runs red light, knocks over ambulance carrying elderly patient, police say

An SUV slammed into an ambulance Monday, knocking the emergency vehicle transporting an 88-year-old man onto its side. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Father of Darrien Hunt opposes ex-wife's motion for new trial

Susan Hunt wants a new civil trial in the death of her son, Darrien Hunt. But her former husband, Curtis Hunt, apparently doesn't feel the same way. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Jonathan Johnson says voters 'ready for a change' in governor's race

Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson assured the small group gathered in a neighbor's backyard on a recent warm evening they'd have no trouble helping him win over voters in his primary race... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert running hard for second full term

Gov. Gary Herbert was already running late for a campaign rally in another county, but he appeared to be in no hurry to leave the families gathered recently at the 60-year-old Burger Bar. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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About Utah: Former Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller is back in the briar patch

After stepping down as CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, Greg Miller has returned to his roots: the car business. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Pony Express rides again in Utah

The Pony Express rode through Utah on Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Deputy pulls over car, discovers injured woman, drugs inside

A Utah County sheriff's deputy who pulled over a car that witnesses reported had been driving recklessly, unexpectedly found a severely injured woman and drugs inside. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Family coping with 2 sons' suicides hope free app will save others

A West Jordan family coping with the suicide deaths of two teenage sons is helping spread awareness of the SafeUT cellphone app, which provides youths confidential connections to SafeUT crisis... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Wasatch Back co-founder finally gets to run the race that launched the country's most successful overnight relay series

Tanner Bell, co-founder and president of the Ragnar Relay Series, finally got the chance to run the race that launched the country's largest, most successful race series this weekend during the... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Utah energy group pursues nuclear power project

With the future of coal-fired power plants in jeopardy due to an increased emphasis on carbon free emissions, a Utah energy cooperative is looking to the future for a stable baseload supply of... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Utah business, refugee leaders urge community to hire refugees

Utah business and refugee leaders urged Utahns to extend job opportunities to refugees during a business networking event Thursday evening held in Zions Bank's Founder Room. A new national report... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Drone sightings hamper Utah wildfire suppression efforts

Despite several highly publicized warnings from fire officials and state lawmakers about the dangers of drones in a wildfire area, aerial operations were grounded for several hours Sunday at three... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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'Fearful' restaurateur changed locks, installed cameras before he was killed, warrant says

John Williams had asked a longtime employee to help him change the electronic locks on his Capitol Hill home about two weeks before he was killed, "to keep (estranged husband) Craig Crawford out of... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Police investigate wild drug chase, shootout, crash in Taylorsville

A high-speed chase on a busy road with shots being fired between two groups involved in a drug deal gone bad and ended in a crash in a backyard of a residential neighborhood Saturday, police say. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Alarming rise in Utah STD rates has health officials concerned

In the first quarter of 2016, gonorrhea cases are already 40 percent higher than in the same period last year, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Gonorrhea, it seems, is going viral. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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10-year-old boy killed in rollover crash involving family of 8

A 10-year-old boy from Washington was killed Saturday when the minivan that he, his parents and five siblings were traveling in, rolled off I-84. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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One injured in Salt Lake drive-by shooting

A drive-by shooting resulted in one man suffering a minor injury early Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Northern Utah County's Lauren Wilson crowned Miss Utah

In the 80th anniversary of the event, Lauren Wilson was named 2016 Miss Utah at a ceremony Saturday, June 18, at Capitol Theatre. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in crash

A West Valley man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after his motorcycle was rear-ended near 6748 S. Redwood. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Bicycling journey from California to Maryland cut short in Colorado

Michael Conti's bicycling dreams were cut short when his support vehicle was rear-ended by a semi. The Utah man's journey of 3,000 miles in less than 10 days was ended in South Central Colorado. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Photos: 27th annual Juneteenth celebrates end of slavery in U.S.

27th annual Juneteenth Freedom Day was celebrated June 17-18, a family-centered festival with live entertainment, vendors and games. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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3-year-old Alpine girl dies after she is found in a pool

A 3-year-old Alpine girl who died Friday after she was found unresponsive in a pool Thursday was identified as Reagan Kathryn Anderson, according to a GoFundMe account set up for her. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Photos: More than 100 artists bring sidewalks to life

Over 100 local artists attended the 14th Annual Utah Foster Care Chalk Art Festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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