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Two arrested in SLC homicide investigation

Two men with minor criminal histories have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday that apparently resulted from a drug deal gone bad. Read more »

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Utah family making renewed push for bullet proof windows on heels of NYC police shootings

The ambush-style killings of two New York City police officers Saturday brought back painful memories for at least one Utah family. Read more »

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Rain, low pressure system, to continue through Monday

A storm system from the Northwest that began dumping rain on northern Utah continued on Sunday and is not expected to finish until Monday night. Read more »

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Different reasons drive Utah writers to participate in National Novel Writing Month

Every November, writers around the world, including over 7,000 registered Utah participants, gather together online and in person to each write a novel with a goal length of 50,000 words for... Read more »

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What does a letter grade mean for my child's school?

As educators continue making sense of this year's testing results and an abundance of other performance metrics, parents are wondering what something as simple as a letter grade means for their... Read more »

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Christmas I Remember Best: Riding dreams on a pony

Third of seven winners this year in the Deseret News' annual "Christmas I Remember Best" writing contest. Read more »

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Two injured in collision on Mountain View Corridor

Two people were injured after two cars collided Saturday night on the Mountain View Corridor. Read more »

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Police search for two suspects in downtown homicide, release vehicle description

Police have released more suspect and vehicle information in a Friday homicide. They are asking for the public's help in finding two men, armed and dangerous, suspected of shooting and killing a... Read more »

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Couples celebrate one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage in Utah

Hundreds gathered at Trolley Square Saturday evening to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the day same-sex marriage became legal in Utah. Read more »

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Former top deputy in Utah attorney general office is fired

Utah's Chief Deputy Attorney General Kirk Torgensen was officially terminated from his position on Friday. Torgensen has been on paid administrative leave since April 9. Read more »

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More from Charles Morey: PTC's former artistic director enjoys continued success as playwright, director

After stepping down as artistic director in 2012 after 28 years with Pioneer Theatre Company, Charles Morey has continued to enjoy success as a playwright and a director. Read more »

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Willard hunting guide shot while accompanying hunters in Cache County

A Willard man was badly injured after he was shot while hunting pheasants Saturday at the Sportsman's Paradise Hunting Club. Read more »

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Struggling families and the city's homeless find comfort, supplies at the local mission

On Saturday, various patrons at the Salt Lake City Mission were sifting through clothing and personal care items, as well as picking up a box of food to get them through the holidays, when stores... Read more »

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Police searching for two men following downtown shooting death

Police are looking for two men they say shot and killed a man in argument downtown Friday night. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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A year later, a look at the Utah decision on same-sex marriage that 'shocked the nation'

No one expected a judge in Utah would lead out on legalizing same-sex marriage. But a year ago Saturday, federal Judge Robert J. Shelby was the first to rule on a state's gay marriage ban after the... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Photos: Health care company gives coats to needy children

In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare on Friday gave away 100 coats to children at Molina Medical in West Valley City. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Anti-police protests tie up traffic on downtown freeway ramps

A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Christmas I Remember Best: Ocean depths fail to dampen spirit of Christmas

One of seven winners this year in the Deseret News' annual "Christmas I Remember Best" writing contest. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Once paralyzed, Mormon missionary heading back to field

Joey Cottrell, 19, will likely be heading back to the LDS mission field after suffering from a rare disease called Guillain-barre syndrome. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Local Jewish leaders share thoughts on Hanukkah

Local Jewish leaders share their thoughts about Hanukkah. The holiday runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Utah economy still adding jobs, report says

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for November grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy compared with a year ago. The state's current employment level registered at... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Committee seeks comment on Supreme Court nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on Judge Constandinos G. Himonas, who was appointed this week to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Dinosaur expands use of Recreation.gov for 2015 river permits

After a successful launch of Dinosaur National Monument's river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Salt Lake teacher wins STEM instruction scholarship

Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Eagle Mountain offers Christmas tree disposal

Eagle Mountain offers free disposal of live Christmas trees. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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