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UDOT campaigning to reduce work zone crashes

Since 2006, over 25,000 traffic crashes have occurred in Utah work zones, resulting in over 11,000 injuries and 103 fatalities. According to UDOT, more than 32,000 people are injured each year as a... Read more »

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Tea party movement still strong, Harvard professor tells U. students

The tea party movement that toppled former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett in 2010 and supported his successor, Sen. Mike Lee, remains strong, a Harvard University professor said Thursday at the University... Read more »

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Gas station owner, drivers catch suspected car thief

Shannon Harris, the owner of the Sinclair gas station on 3300 South and Main Street, thought Wednesday morning was going to be a typical day — it turned out to be anything but. Read more »

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Kaysville woman gets new wheelchair ramps and her freedom back

An 81-year old Kaysville woman is smiling after wheelchair ramps were donated and installed at her home. Police are still trying to figure out who took her old ramps. Read more »

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Jazz SLC spring concert brings Kenny Barron to the stage

A trio of legendary jazz musicians — Kenny Barron, Lewis Nash and George Mraz — light up the Capitol Theatre in an electric performance. Read more »

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Big-screen classics in April include ‘The Sound of Music,’ film noirs

Lots of classic films will play in a variety of theatrical venues throughout April, including the 50th anniversary presentation of “The Sound of Music.” Read more »

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Doug's Take: 'Insurgent' is a compelling story complete with surprises

I haven’t read the books in Veronica Roth's Divergent series, but so far, I have thoroughly enjoyed the films. “Divergent” garnered three stars from me, and now... Read more »

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Art exhibition highlights differences in collections of LDS Church, state of Utah

In collaboration with the LDS Church History Museum and the Utah Division of Arts and Museums, "Church vs. State: Contemporary Collecting Praxis" offers visitors insight into how art embodies... Read more »

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Syracuse man develops router to keep Internet use under control

A Utah man who felt like his young children were spending too much time on the Internet at home tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit and created a device to help families keep things under control. Read more »

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'The Lion King' booked for Eccles Theater in spring 2017

"The Lion King" has been booked for the George S. and DorÉ Eccles Theater in spring 2017, officials announced Thursday morning. The theater, under construction at 151 S. Main in Salt Lake... Read more »

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Utah National Guard to conduct artillery training at Camp Williams

The Utah National Guard's 3rd Field Artillery Battalion, Regional Training Institute, will conduct artillery training exercises this weekend at Camp Williams. Read more »

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24-hour Love UT Give UT campaign seeks to raise $2 million for Utah nonprofits, schools

The third-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign starts at midnight. The 24-hour initiative seeks to raise $2 million for some 500 Utah nonprofit organizations and schools. Read more »

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Ex-USU fraternity president arrested in sex abuse case

A former fraternity president at Utah State University was arrested Tuesday for investigation of forcible sex abuse. Read more »

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Reward offered for information in death of Murray store clerk

A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrests of two people police say robbed a convenience store and left a longtime clerk there to die from a gunshot wound. Read more »

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Sealants for Smiles meets molar health milestone

Utah’s only school-based preventive dental care program, Sealants for Smiles, celebrated a major milestone this week with the placement of its 100,000th sealant. Students with sealants are 70... Read more »

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Body of missing fisherman found after wide search at Willard Bay

The body of missing fisherman Matthew Rasmussen was found early Wednesday evening after a three-day search. Read more »

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Meetings to resolve Medicaid expansion will be closed, governor's office says

Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to start meeting in early April with legislative leaders to hammer out an agreement on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, but their discussions will... Read more »

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UTA board approves new pay plan for executives, managers

In an effort to rebuild trust that has been lost in recent years due in part to criticism surrounding executive pay, the Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Wednesday approved a plan to... Read more »

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Distracted driving playing big role in teen driver collisions

A new report indicates that some risks associated with teen drivers are underestimated in America. Video analysis finds that distraction was a factor in nearly six of 10 moderate-to-severe crashes... Read more »

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Revenge of the nerds: How STEM fest makes science, math, cool

About 14,000 students are expected to attend the first annual Utah STEM Fest at Utah Valley University this week. The event began Wednesday with more than 60 stations for students to participate in... Read more »

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Charges: Illinois man sexually abused boy, 3, during flight to Salt Lake

An Illinois man sexually abused a 3-year-old boy during a flight Monday from Chicago to Salt Lake City, according to federal court records filed in Utah. Read more »

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Sandy dog owner concerned after finding drug-filled meatballs in backyard

A Sandy resident who recently found drug-filled meatballs in his backyard says he believes someone tried to kill his pit bull. Read more »

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Capitol Reef National Park now under spring hours of operations

Springtime hours of operations have begun at Capitol Reef National Park. Read more »

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Critics worry firing squad law will tarnish Utah's image

Utah lawmakers say they took a pragmatic approach in approving the firing squad as a form of execution if lethal-injection drugs aren't available. Read more »

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