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Water flowing to crops amid continuing algal scare

Some canals are once again delivering water to crops in southern Salt Lake County as state agencies, health experts and local farmers struggle to determine what threats, if any, exist from using... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas development, potash mining in Moab area

The Moab area is an outdoor recreation mecca, but it is also home to a rich array of mineral resources, including potash deposits, and vast oil and gas reserves. The Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Local government board fostered 'culture of excess,' state audit shows

Board members for a little-known local governments' insurance co-op treated themselves to high-end restaurants, fancy hotels, golf and major league baseball games at taxpayer expense, a new state... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Applications being taken for justice court vacancies in Midvale, South Salt Lake

Applications are being accepted for justice court judge positions in Midvale and South Salt Lake. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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7 habits of mentally strong people

How can you stay well-adjusted through life's ups and downs? Use patterns of the mentally tough to help you stay afloat. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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West Valley man killed in motorcycle crash with van

A 20-year-old motorcycle rider was killed in a collision at a busy intersection Wednesday in Magna. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'Catastrophic' arson fire destroys 10 Tooele homes, damages 8 others

Ten homes were destroyed and at least eight others suffered significant damage in what Tooele's fire chief described as a "large catastrophic fire" Tuesday night. The blaze is being investigated as... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'None of it matters': Family grateful after father rescues son from burning Cedar Hills home

Early Friday, Shannon Kelley was worrying whether her husband, Spencer, and 12-year-old son, Connor, would be able to escape the family's Cedar Hills home as it went up in flames. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Longtime USU professor arrested in Maryland killing

A Utah man suspected of killing his cousin in Maryland was a longtime Utah State University professor who planned to teach an adjunct course there this fall, a school spokesman confirmed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Site search for new homeless shelters still 'wide open'

Salt Lake City leaders Tuesday discussed recommended criteria for the two future homeless shelters in Salt Lake City and the challenges the city will inevitably face when those sites are proposed... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Too many boaters not stopping for quagga mussel inspection, DWR says

The Pioneer Day weekend should be a busy one at boating and fishing waters. As the weekend nears, officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are happy — and concerned — about... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Jordan board calls for special bond election in November

The Jordan School District’s Board of Education has unanimously approved a resolution calling for a local special bond election on Nov. 8. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Alpine Days set for Aug. 5-13

Alpine Days will kick off Friday, Aug. 5, with a pickleball tournament, food trucks and live music at Burgess Park, 315 Parkway Dr. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Audit: Ex-employee embezzled $67K from Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

A former employee of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind spent more than $67,000 in donated and state funds on personal purchases from 2012 to 2016, then took steps to conceal the transactions,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Wildfire grows to more than 1,500 acres, threatens ranches in western Utah

Firefighters continued to battle the Chokecherry Fire on Tuesday as it grew to about 1,500 acres in size and threatened ranches in western Utah. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Girls Go Digital: Summer camps for young girls promote future tech careers

Sixty-six girls participating in a Girls Go Digital summer camp, hosted by Junior Achievement, met together Monday and Tuesday to learn about computers, programming, technology and design. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Navajo man pleads guilty to killing another on tribal land

A Navajo man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting and killing another man during an argument last summer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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New center a 'triage unit' for front-line policing in Rio Grande neighborhood

Relief for the embattled Rio Grande neighborhood is on the way in the form of a new Community Connections Center intended to assist people experiencing homelessness, city officials announced Tuesday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Kearns woman sent to prison for running over man with a stolen trailer

A Kearns woman was sentenced to prison Monday for running over and killing a man who police say was trying to recover a stolen trailer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail closed through Sept. 23

Officials from the Heber-Kamas Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest announced that the Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail will be closed through Sept. 23 so crews can repair and... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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I-15 in Weber County to close Wednesday, Thursday nights

The Utah Department of Transportation advises all motorists that I-15 in Weber County will close between Marriott-Slaterville and Hot Springs on Wednesday and Thursday for paving work. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Bountiful baby born with extremely rare genetic disorder fights to survive

Imagine going to the hospital expecting a routine birth and a healthy baby but finding out something is terribly wrong. That's what happened to a Bountiful mother whose infant has an extremely rare... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Effects of algal blooms continue to spread throughout Wasatch Front

Concern over contaminated water from a toxic algal bloom persists among multiple agencies, with worry that harmful levels of cyanobacteria may have infected farmers crops. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man arrested after knocking down bay door, ramming patrol car, police say

A man who police say drove through a garage bay door, knocking it to the ground, and then rammed a police car and another vehicle was arrested at gunpoint Monday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trial ordered for Springville coach accused of sexually abusing player

A Springville baseball coach was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy he coached and employed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Crash launches engine 100 feet, but seat belt helps protect driver

A teen driver who crashed into a tree with such impact that the engine went flying out of his car and started a grass fire, was able to walk away with minor injuries thanks to a seat belt,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Family of slain man who killed police K9 offers portrait to handler

The family of a man who shot and killed a Unified police K9 in April, who was also killed by police gunfire, offered a gift Monday to the officer who lost his dog. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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How new technology is reshaping pacemakers

“My heart was beating way too slow, so I had no energy,” she says. “Even doing housework or going up and down the stairs would make me tired.” Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friction over Trump between GOP, Utah Republicans shown at convention's day 2

Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: My nomination of 3 Mormon pioneers to be honorary Days of ’47 parade marshals

When the Days of ’47 Parade rolls down Salt Lake City's downtown streets, I always think of those pioneers as leading the march. Belatedly, I would like to nominate three honorary grand... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man gets jail time for attempted recruitment of 15-year-old into prostitution

A man who tried to recruit a 15-year-old girl into prostitution was ordered Monday to about nine more months in the Salt Lake County Jail for an attempted human trafficking conviction, the Utah... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah State aviation student dead after plane crashes during solo flight training

A Utah State University aviation student died in a plane crash Monday while flying as part of the school's pilot training program Monday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Store decor company to expand in Cedar City

Decorworx and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced that the company will expand its operations in Utah, adding up to 164 jobs to the community and producing an expected capital investment of $11.5 million. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Sculptures created to warn about sugar overconsumption

World-renowned Irish sculptors built a replica of Utah's Delicate Arch and a beehive to raise awareness about sugar overconsumption in the state. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Portrait honors slain K-9 Aldo

Kristina Anderson gets a hug from Unified police officer Luis Lovato after giving him a portrait of his K-9 partner, Aldo, at the Unified Police Department headquarters in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Provo’s Night Out Against Crime set for Aug. 2

The public invited to Provo's Night Out Against Crime from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at North Park, 500 North and West. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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DWR eyeing minor changes to cougar, bobcat hunt

Cougars and bobcats are doing well in Utah, biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources say. For that reason, they are recommending only minor changes for Utah's 2016–2017 cougar... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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UDOT plans to upgrade Redwood Road in Saratoga Springs

The Utah Department of Transportation has plans to improve Redwood Road south of Pioneer Crossing in Saratoga Springs to reduce congestion and improve mobility. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Payson to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Payson City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the Payson City Center Council Room, 439 W. Utah Ave. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah city condemns Confederate flag display in parade

A Utah city has condemned a display of the Confederate flag in an unsanctioned local parade float. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah crafting rules for spending on water, major pipeline

State officials will lay out a plan later this year to scrutinize proposals for major waterprojects, including a controversial pipeline pulling water from Lake Powell, before dipping into millions... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Feds order Tesoro to reduce emissions at Salt Lake refinery

Tesoro's Salt Lake refinery has to reduce its emissions by 1,000 tons a year under terms of a $425 million settlement agreement involving Clean Air Act violations at refineries in six states. The... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Warrant issued for dad who admitted abusing baby after heater fell on her

A warrant has been issued for a Holladay man who disappeared after pleading guilty to becoming angry and further injuring his 4-month-old daughter when a heater fell on her and burned her. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Another first: Utah caretaker contracts Zika virus

Health officials are investigating what they say is a “unique” case of Zika in which a caretaker for an elderly Salt Lake County man with Zika also contracted the virus. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Concert review: The Piano Guys receive first US gold record during hometown concert

The Piano Guys were surprised with gold records during their hometown tour stop. The concert entertained a sell-out audience with popular mashups, videos and plenty of humor. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Parade lovers get a sneak peek at Days of '47 floats

Destiny Howard looks at a giant animated bear on a float that will appear in the Days of '47 Parade during a preview party Monday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Independent state agencies routinely violate Utah open meeting law, audit shows

The Utah Dairy Commission held a third of its 2015 public meetings outside the state, and the Utah Valley Historic Railroad Authority didn't provide notice for any of its board meetings last year,... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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