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Owens participates in Rotary Club debate solo

Democrat Doug Owens won over at least two GOP voters after his solo appearance at the Rotary Club of Salt Lake City's 4th District congressional race debate Tuesday, the first day for early voting... Read more »

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Lengthy prison term ordered for Uintah County man who killed acquaintance

A Uintah County man who killed an acquaintance while out on bail in an unrelated rape case has received a lengthy prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the rest of his life. Read more »

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Candidates to speak at Layton school

Central Davis Junior High will host a Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday. Read more »

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Christmas tree permits to be sold for Wasatch National Forest

Christmas tree cutting permits for the Heber-Kamas Ranger District of Wasatch National Forest will be sold this year on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1 only. Read more »

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Unified Fire Authority to kick off construction of new station

Work will begin on Unified Fire Authority's newest station in Taylorsville next week. Read more »

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BLM preparing Little Sahara Recreation Area water system for winter

Portions of the water system will be shut off at Little Sahara Recreation Area this week to prevent pipe breakage and other damage during the winter months. Read more »

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Support for statewide nondiscrimination law growing in Utah, poll shows

Utahns continue to favor a state law that would prohibit discrimination based on gender orientation in housing and employment, a new poll shows. But they are split on whether the statute should... Read more »

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U.'s Executive MBA program ranked 30th in U.S. by Financial Times

A new survey by the Financial Times has ranked one of the University of Utah's Executive MBA program No. 30 nationally and No. 95 globally. Read more »

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Jury debating whether Orem man killed wife or if she died from an accident

A jury is deliberating the case of a man accused of shooting and killing his wife in their Orem home two years ago. Read more »

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Family of slain 92-year-old asks board to keep 'evil animal' behind bars

Stephen Ellenwood, 41, won't go before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole until 34 years from now, in 2048. But family members of the 92-year-old woman he murdered got a chance to tell the board... Read more »

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Friend says wrong-way driver 'wasn't in his right mind'

The father of a woman whose boyfriend drove the wrong way on I-15 Monday night, causing an accident that killed him and another man, offered an apology Tuesday. Read more »

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Driver dead, multiple cars hit in wrong-way freeway crash

A driver going the wrong way on I-15 hit two other vehicles and was killed late Monday. Read more »

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Love not attending Salt Lake City Rotary Club debate

The Rotary Club of Salt Lake City planned to host a debate Tuesday between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens, but Owens will be the only 4th District congressional candidate there. Read more »

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Researchers: Patients have only themselves to blame for heart attacks

Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are more commonly a result of lifestyle choices and environmental factors. Read more »

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Utahns not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, poll finds

Utahns are not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage as they were before the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower-court ruling allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed, a new poll shows. Read more »

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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak

Ambassadors, both current and former, joined students and teachers from the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces. Read more »

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Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse committed while she was a man

A Duchesne County woman will serve up to five years in prison for sexually abusing a child in the early '90s while living as a man. Read more »

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Charcoal kilns a forgotten part of our past

Charcoal kilns are part of a nearly forgotten industry that, in the words of one expert, came to be thought of "almost like a criminal activity." Read more »

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Infant suffers 13 fractures, police say

A 19-year-old man was arrested Sunday for investigation of felony child abuse after doctors found his infant son had 13 fractures. Read more »

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Utah families share tragic stories of teens lost in crashes

Utah Highway Safety Office data show that 23 teen drivers were involved in fatal crashes last year, killing more than two dozen people, including six of the teen drivers. Read more »

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Theater review: Grand Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors' makes for fun evening of entertainment

"Little Shop of Horrors" offers up a wonderful 90 minutes of frighteningly funny Halloween (or anytime, really) comedy. The plotline is a little thin, but the story is amusing and unusual, and the... Read more »

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Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

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Rock climber falls to his death at Zion National Park

A California man fell to his death while rock climbing in Zion National Park on Sunday. Read more »

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Third person arrested in Carbon County overdose death

A third person has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter in connection with the December 2013 death of a Price man who overdosed on heroin. Read more »

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

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