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Survey shows split between GOP voters, state delegates

There's a bigger disconnect between Republican voters and state delegates on the top issues facing Utah than among Democrats, according to a new Utah Foundation survey released Thursday. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees return to Provo for Velour benefit concert

Musical groups Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees, The Moth & the Flame and Fictionist are putting on a benefit event for Velour Live Music Gallery's owner, Corey Fox. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett now dealing with stroke

Already suffering from pancreatic cancer, former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett had a stroke last week that paralyzed the left side of his body. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Medical supply company owner headed to prison for health care fraud

The former owner of a Salt Lake medical equipment company is going to prison for filing false Medicare claims for power wheelchairs in a scheme known as "chiseling." Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Salt Lake firefighters respond to grass fire, learn it's a controlled burn

About 40 firefighters responded to the scene of a substantial west Salt Lake grass fire Thursday afternoon only to learn it was a controlled burn that the fire department hadn't been notified about. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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UDOT to host Ogden Canyon Study open house April 28

The Utah Department of Transportation invites the public to view the findings of the second phase of study of Ogden Canyon mobility needs. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Utah is the place for bioengineering; new devices are changing lives

A biotechnology company in Utah markets an electrode that can be used in a variety of clinical settings, helping people with epilepsy to reanimating a quadriplegic man in Ohio. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Former president of Ukraine to speak at SUU commencement

Former Ukraine President Victor Yushchenko is slated to speak alongside his wife, Kateryna Yushchenko, to the Southern Utah University graduating class of 2016 on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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SWAT team called to forcibly remove Lehi man from vehicle

A SWAT team had to forcefully remove a Lehi man from his vehicle on I-15 Wednesday night when he refused to get out, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Murder trial ordered for man accused in Sunset stabbing death

A man charged with murder in a fatal stabbing in Sunset last year has been ordered to stand trial. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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UTA receives grant to purchase electric buses

The Utah Transit Authority has received a $5.4 million low- or no-emission vehicle deployment grant from the Federal Transit Administration for the purchase of five electric buses, the agency... Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Police: Man arrested after breaking into home of off-duty St. George officer

A man who police say entered the home of an off-duty female officer and threatened her was arrested Wednesday. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Cabela's opens Farmington store

Outdoor retailer Cabela's opened its second Utah location Thursday in Farmington. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Construction workers discover bones during U. renovation project

Construction workers on Wednesday discovered some bones at the original university library, which is undergoing a major renovation. But it's not a crime scene, so anthropologists have been called... Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Bountiful man hit, killed on freeway

A Bountiful man was hit and killed by a semitrailer early Thursday after his car crashed on the I-80 freeway and he walked onto the road. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Rep. Kraig Powell ends campaign to avoid 'divisiveness'

Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, announced Wednesday on Facebook that he will not run for re-election. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Study: One in 10 vets with military sexual trauma end up homeless

In Iraq, the former Air Force staff sergeant had been mortared and shot at on a daily basis. But the day Michelle Fisher replayed in her head, over and over again, was from September 2007, when... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Social media helps police make arrest in antler theft

Collecting the antlers shed by deer and elk in the winter is becoming a big business. One man was arrested for allegedly stealing $20,000 worth of antler sheds from a small family business in... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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5 Texans charged with stealing dinosaur bones from Utah

Five Texas residents have been charged with illegally taking dinosaur bones from Utah trust lands and taking them home. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Man accused of slicing officer's ear ordered to stand trial

A man accused of nearly severing an officer's ear with a metal lawn ornament has been bound over for trial on charges of assaulting and interfering with police. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox calls GOP opponent 'hypocritical' in porn Twitter exchange

GOP candidate for governor Jonathan Johnson, chairman of Overstock.com, is "hypocritical" for condemning pornography on Twitter while selling it on the online shopping site, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Man killed in Payson crash after running stop sign, police say

A Payson man was killed in a three-vehicle crash about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after running a stop sign, police said. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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GOP, Democratic lawmakers get testy over Utah's public lands fight

Democratic and Republican state lawmakers unleashed on each other Wednesday over whether Utah should sue the federal government to gain control of millions of acres of federal land in the state. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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S.R. 30 at Bear Lake being repaved through July

The Utah Department of Transportation is resurfacing approximately 7 miles of state Route 30, from U.S. 89 in Garden City to the rest area north of Rendezvous Beach in Laketown. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Report: Utah still among the worst states for dirty air

Some Utah cities are still among the worst air quality in the country, despite improvement, according to a report from the American Lung Association. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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80 protesters rally at BYU to ask for honor code amnesty for sexual assault victims

After a rally off campus, protesters marched to the administration building to deliver a petition with more than 90,000 signatures. The petition asks BYU to add an immunity clause to its honor code... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Herbert asks Legislature to fight against Bears Ears monument

State lawmakers will consider a resolution opposing President Barack Obama creating a new national monument in southeastern Utah when they go into special session next month. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Middle school students handed out parents' prescription meds in class, police say

Some middle school students in West Jordan face potential criminal charges, in addition to school discipline, for allegedly handing out prescription medication taken from their parents' homes. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Salt Lake County sues Volkswagen for alleged air pollution violations

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against auto giant Volkswagen for allegedly polluting Salt Lake County's air. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Bicyclist who apparently crashed along Logan River found dead in ditch

The body of a bicyclist was found in a ditch by a person walking along the Logan River Trail on Wednesday morning. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Fire displaces 11 in Salt Lake City

Eleven people were left without homes following a pair of fires at the same complex within four hours of each other Tuesday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Salt Lake Tribune to be sold to Paul Huntsman

Digital First Media announced Wednesday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Salt Lake Tribune and its affiliates to Paul Huntsman, son of billionaire businessman... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU President Kevin Worthen says university will improve response for sexual assault victims (+ video)

Hours before protesters plan to deliver a petition with 90,000 signatures to him, BYU President Kevin Worthen said in a new video that the university will improve its systems so victims feel safe... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Student diversity, equity among resident priorities for next leader of Salt Lake schools

Three final candidates to be the next superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District underwent final job interviews with the Board of Education and forums with the public Monday and Tuesday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Greg Miller buys his own car dealership in California

Greg Miller announced Wednesday the acquisition of his first automobile dealership with the purchase of Bob Baker Toyota in San Diego. The dealership will be independent of the Larry H. Miller... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Salt Lake City votes to name road for gay leader Harvey Milk

The Salt Lake City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to rename part of 900 South after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Judge declines to force Swallow prosecutors to turn over evidence

A judge sees no reason to force prosecutors to turn over evidence in former Utah Attorney General John Swallow's criminal case that they say they already have provided or will provide. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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City: Mediation likely in finding solution for remaining North Salt Lake landslide repairs

City leaders are looking to mediation with residents, utility companies and others this summer to find a permanent solution to the remaining repairs needed on the North Salt Lake landslide. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Demonstrators at S.L. City Council meeting demand change in oversight of police shootings

About two dozen activists held signs at a Salt Lake City Council meeting Tuesday in a protest for more independent control of the city's Civilian Review Board that examines police shootings. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Big money being spent in Utah governor's race

Big money is already being spent in the Utah governor's race, with the first test for candidates coming Saturday at the Republican and Democratic state conventions. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Thunderbirds, Breitling Jet Team among highlights of Warriors Over the Wasatch air show

The 2016 “Warriors Over the Wasatch” air show is set for June 25-26, and organizers say this year's event promises to offer more than ever before. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Officers recover stolen C-4 explosives in Provo apartment, police say

An Army reservist is accused of stealing a powerful explosive from Camp Williams in March and allegedly told a friend he wanted to detonate it in the desert. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Brewvies sues Utah alcohol department over threat to pull liquor license

A Salt Lake movie theater sued the state alcohol control department on Tuesday after the agency threatened to revoke its liquor permit for serving drinks while screening "Deadpool," which features... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Medical cannabis advocates look to ballot initiative for 2018

After abandoning plans to put medical cannabis on the November ballot, patients are looking ahead to 2018. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Electrical fire at apartment complex leads to evacuations

An electrical fire in the ceiling of an unoccupied apartment caused evacuations and $15,000 in damage Tuesday. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman reports to jail for illegal ATV ride

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman reported to jail Tuesday to serve a 10-day sentence for an illegal ATV protest ride in a protected southern Utah canyon. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Perma-Net? Readers, newspapers at odds over article lifespans

Media experts and newspaper professionals are seeing a growing stream of "unpublishing requests" from readers who don't want their past published lives instantly Google-able. But deleting... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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$4.5 million Hampton Inn renovation nearly complete

A $4.5 million renovation of the Hampton Inn in downtown Salt Lake City is nearly finished. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Novatek chief to keynote WSU's commencement April 29

David Hall, an accomplished innovator and leader with more than 850 granted and pending patents to his name, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree during Weber State... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Federal appeals court upholds Alta's ban on snowboarding

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a judge's decision to throw out a lawsuit challenging Alta Ski Resort's ban on snowboarding. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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