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Former Davis jailer accused of sex act with inmate

A former corrections officer at the Davis County Jail has been charged with engaging in illegal sex acts with an inmate. Read more »

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Provo police hold first meeting with Citizens Advisory Board

The Provo Police Department held its first Citizen Advisory Board meeting Tuesday, with the hope it will lead to better public trust and transparency. Read more »

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Legislative committee looks at changes for higher ed capital funding

Lawmakers are considering changes to the way they fund the operation and maintenance of higher education buildings after an audit released last month showed a lack of funding transparency. Read more »

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5600 West road widening project begins in West Jordan

Utility work is underway on 5600 West in West Jordan in preparation for the road to be reconstructed and widened from 6200 South to 7000 South. Read more »

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Woods Cross to usher in new water treatment plant

The public is invited to tour and attend the ribbon-cutting event of the Woods Cross' new water treatment plant, which was built to remove the PCE (tetrachloroethene) contaminate from groundwater... Read more »

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Governor's Office of Economic Development names new managing director

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Benjamin Hart as the new managing director for urban and rural business services. Read more »

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Free bass fishing workshop offered

The state Division of Wildlife Resources is offering a free workshop about fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass in Utah. Read more »

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Holladay offering residents vouchers for trees

Holladay and its tree committee are starting the Holladay Street Tree program. The city will help homeowners place new trees in your residential landscapes' right-of-way areas. Read more »

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West Jordan woman admits using names of dead people to file tax returns

A West Jordan woman has been convicted in federal court of filing tax returns under the names of dead people. Read more »

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Sandy water main breaks divert traffic

Crews worked Wednesday to repair an 8-inch water main break that snarled traffic and buckled a road in Sandy. Read more »

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Is the Internet making you think you're seriously ill?

Dr. Pippett discusses the do's and don'ts of researching illness symptoms online. Read more »

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House committee holds bill setting limits on campaign contributions

A House committee voted Tuesday to hold a bill that would place limits on how much could be contributed to political candidates. Read more »

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Anti-capital punishment group protests firing squad bill

About 20 members of Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty gathered on the steps of the Capitol on Tuesday to protest a bill that would bring back the firing squad as an execution option for... Read more »

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Bill seeks to improve civic engagement among students

The Senate Education Committee recommended a bill for Senate approval Tuesday that would require students to pass a citizenship test before they can earn a high school diploma. Read more »

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Wyoming panel weighs bill to allow guns on school campuses

A Wyoming legislative panel is set to consider a bill to allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds and into public meetings. Read more »

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Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to Hollywood

One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Read more »

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Volunteers needed for Raptor Inventory Nest Survey

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking volunteers for the annual Raptor Inventory Nest Survey in eastern Utah. People who enjoy hiking and viewing birds are encouraged to apply. Read more »

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State history division recognizes LDS Church for help with records

The Utah Division of State History has recognized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' History Department for efforts in for creating Utah bibliography and category records. Read more »

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Granite District hosting career, technical education open house

The Granite School District's Career and Technical Education staff will host an open house for students and their families to learn about courses available in the district. Read more »

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Senate committee passes bill to beef up liquor law enforcement

A bill that would divert fines from alcohol violations to the Utah Attorney General's Office for increased enforcement cleared a Senate committee Tuesday. Read more »

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Dog that captured national attention euthanized after discovery of fast-growing cancer

A dog that made national news after his late owner left the executor of her will the choice to cremate the dog or send him to Best Friends Animal Society, was euthanized Sunday after fast-growing... Read more »

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Former Ogden drug cop charged with drug distribution

A former Ogden police officer once assigned to drug investigations has been charged with allegedly distributing drugs himself. Read more »

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on boundary changes

The Tooele School District will hold a public hearing on proposed boundary changes for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee to head antitrust subcommittee

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has announced that he will serve as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Read more »

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Fear of pending apocalypse led to murder-suicides of Springville family, police say

Apparently concerned with the "evil in the world" and a pending apocalypse, Benjamin and Kristi Strack took the lives of three of their children and then killed themselves with lethal doses of... Read more »

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