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Police release names of Las Vegas residents killed in Emery County crash

Three people killed on I-70 Wednesday while traveling to a family reunion have been identified. Read more »

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Jurors say judge in Jeremy Johnson case had bias against defense

Convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson claims in new court filings that a federal judge's comments and demeanor during his trial affected jurors' ability to be impartial. Read more »

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State education office undergoes name change

The Utah State Office of Education will now be known as the Utah State Board of Education, according to a Thursday announcement from education leaders. Read more »

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Tim DeChristopher arrested in Boston natural gas pipeline protest

Tim DeChristopher, the environmental activist who was sent to prison for disrupting a BLM land sale in Utah, was arrested in Boston Wednesday during a protest against a new natural gas pipeline. Read more »

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Fireworks contribute to bad air level spikes

Fireworks are loud and exciting, but they can also make for some bad air. Read more »

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'Vampire trucker' admits to holding women for sexual activity

Just days before he was to go on trial, a long-haul trucker who authorities say is obsessed with vampires admitted in federal court Thursday to holding women as sex slaves. Read more »

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Freeway cattle drive concludes without a state showdown

A Morgan County family who has been trailing their cattle up I-84 for years was in an Old West showdown with the Utah Department of Transportation Thursday over accessing the interstate. A concrete... Read more »

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7 habits of financially responsible people

If you don't possess them already, these are habits you'll definitely want to develop. Take the quiz to see if you're up on your personal finance facts. Read more »

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Hal Boyd: Why Mitt Romney's family, supporters still want him to run

Mitt Romney divulged Wednesday that he “got an email” this week from his son saying: “You gotta get in, Dad. You gotta get in.” Read more »

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Mitt Romney says family still wants him to run for president

Mitt Romney is getting pressure from his family to run to president — and he's still saying "no." Read more »

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Three people traveling to family reunion killed in I-70 crash

Three people on their way to a family reunion were killed when their truck veered off of I-70 Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

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Husband called to confront man accused of murdering his wife, police say

After his common-law wife was killed and his 5-year-old daughter nearly suffocated in their Magna home, Steven Arceo called the man who he believed had just been inside his house, Jason Alan Black. Read more »

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Count My Vote supporters, GOP split over SB54's impact on primaries

Tuesday's primary was the first election that allowed candidates to gather signatures and bypass Utah's caucus and convention system to earn a spot on the ballot. What impact, if any, SB54 had on... Read more »

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Community leaders share growth strategies along Wasatch Front

More than 600 political, community and business leaders joined policymakers and advocacy groups to discuss strategies to improve quality of life for Utahns along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

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'Dad, I'm not afraid': Cancer researchers join nationwide brainstorming session

"One of the reasons I so desperately wanted this to occur is to reinvigorate the country with the notion that we're in this game, man," Vice President Joe Biden said. "... To let people across the... Read more »

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Bear River wetlands grow partnership between ranchers, federal agency

The relationship among farmers, ranchers and the federal government doesn't have to be one marred by controversy and conflict. A prominent ranching family is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more »

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Primary election signals changes for State Board of Education

Candidates for the Utah State Board of Education are navigating a new path to office because of changes in policy that included the board in Tuesday's primary election. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches settlement on website accessibility violations

The Granite School District has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education to improve its website's accessibility to people with disabilities, federal authorities announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Old West showdown? Freeway cattle drive pits Utah ranchers against state

A frustrated ranching family intends to trail their cattle Thursday on I-84 in Morgan County despite the state's request they stop. In a classic Old West showdown, the Pentz family said Utah is... Read more »

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Mapleton Parkway Trail is set to open July 11

Phase 1 of the Mapleton Parkway Trail is nearing completion, and the city will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's election. Read more »

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Photos: Wheadon Farm in Draper now a regional park

Paxton Egan, 9, plays on a tire swing at the opening of the new Wheadon Farm Regional Park in Draper on Wednesday. Read more »

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Celebrate the 4th at Freedom Festival’s Grand Parade in Provo

Provo’s annual Freedom Festival Grand Parade — featuring bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons, and local and national performers — will begin at 9 a.m. on... Read more »

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Construction work begins Tuesday on Arches parking lots

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, road crews will begin chip seal work in the parking lots at Arches Visitor Center, Sand Dune Arch and Balanced Rock. Visitors may find limited parking or closures in... Read more »

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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UTA to offer Saturday service on Independence Day

Utah Transit Authority buses, TRAX trains, the S-Line and FrontRunner will operate on a Saturday schedule on Independence Day. Read more »

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Quiz: Which epic Airbnb in Utah should be your next adventure?

Take this quiz to find out which Airbnb in Utah is calling your name! Read more »

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Man who fired 8 shots at Clinton police officer calls his actions 'selfish'

A man convicted and sentenced to prison for firing eight rounds into a police car, missing the officer inside by inches, admits he was hoping for a "suicide by cop" outcome. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain to hold open house July 12 on proposed general plan

Eagle Mountain residents are invited to an open house on Tuesday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., regarding a proposed update to the city’s general plan. Read more »

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Police shoot, critically injure 'prime suspect' in killing of Magna mother

Unified police shot and injured a person late Thursday who they're calling a "prime suspect" in the killing of a Magna mother of two. Read more »

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Gardens volunteer fine-tunes the beauty

Clare Taylor is such a dedicated volunteer at the Ogden Botanical Gardens, she has an area there unofficially named after her. Read more »

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The pimple dilemma: To pop or not to pop

Doctor Erika Summers a a dermatologist with University of Utah Health Care, answers questions about acne in an effort to set the record straight. Read more »

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LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day releases original 'Miracle' album

LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day's "Miracles" album was released on June 3. The seven origianl songs on his new album are about having a personal relationship with God, he said. Read more »

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Election tallies: Primary election results

The latest unofficial voting results from Tuesday’s primary elections in Utah available as of 11:20 p.m. Read more »

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Man missing under 'very suspicious' circumstances in southern Utah, police say

A man went missing from his Santa Clara home early Monday morning under circumstances that police are calling "very suspicious." Read more »

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Most Utah legislators survive intraparty challenges

A handful of races Tuesday pitted incumbent Utah legislators against challengers who gathered signatures to earn a spot on the primary ballot, a controversial option created by state lawmakers... Read more »

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Silvestrini may be only candidate on Millcreek's mayoral ballot

Fred Healey and Jeff Silvestrini — both supporters of Millcreek's incorporation vote last year — rose victorious above seven other candidates fighting to become the city's mayor,... Read more »

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Chaffetz handily defeats challenger Teng in GOP primary

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, handily defeated challenger Chia-Chi Teng in Utah's primary election Tuesday night. Read more »

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Misty Snow likely to advance to general election to take on Mike Lee

Democrat Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate to seek a statewide office, appears headed for a November showdown with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »

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Canyons School District settles lawsuit with family of girl molested on bus

The Canyons School district has settled a lawsuit with the father of a 5-year-old special needs girl who was sexually abused by her bus driver. Read more »

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Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement. Read more »

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Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said. Read more »

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Photos: Voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's primary

Edward Horton votes in person during Tuesday's primary election in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Two airlifted for 'significant' burns, three houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning at Lake Powell. Read more »

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Cedar City names new police chief

Cedar City has a new chief of police. Officer Darin Adams was named the new chief Friday. Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

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Study makes recommendations for future S.R. 30 needs

The Utah Department of Transportation has completed its study of the state Route 30 corridor, from I-15 in Riverside to 1000 West in Logan, which yielded several proposals meriting further. Read more »

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S.L. firefighters rescue hawk, return it to it nest

Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home. Read more »

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W. Bountiful’s Independence Day celebration kicks off Friday

The city’s annual Independence Day celebration will kick off Friday, July 1, with a safety fair, concert and fireworks at City Park, 550 W. Pages Lane. Read more »

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What would you say to Utah drivers? Now’s the time to speak up

Utahns may submit safe driving message ideas for Zero Fatalities’ Message Monday campaign. Every Monday, barring weather or traffic safety concerns, UDOT displays a message on the freeway... Read more »

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