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Planned Parenthood 'CTR' campaign draws ire

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah's use of a common Mormon motto has drawn the ire of some who find the design offensive. Read more »

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Two teens injured, one critically, after being hit in Taylorsville intersection

Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, after being struck by a car in a Taylorsville intersection Tuesday night. Read more »

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Woman's body found in Bear River; police call death 'suspicious'

Police have identified a Brigham City woman whose death is being called suspicious after her body was found floating on the Bear River. Read more »

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Salt Lake man shoots 8-year-old boy, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Police say a Salt Lake man shot an 8-year-old boy and then himself in a murder-suicide Tuesday inside a Capitol Hill apartment. Read more »

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Bountiful woman dies day after being hit by truck

A woman died Tuesday after being hit by a truck in a Bountiful intersection the day before. Read more »

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Man who killed clerk in argument over cigarettes sent to prison

Family members of Jamie Blalack described a man that many of them were just getting to know Tuesday as the man who shot and killed him almost two years ago was sentenced to prison. Read more »

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Prominent Utah defense attorney feared dead after falling down Norway waterfall

A prominent Utah defense attorney is feared dead after slipping and falling down a waterfall in Norway. Read more »

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Warrant: Boyfriend in Santa Clara kidnapping said he'd 'fix' custody battle

A man charged with kidnapping a Santa Clara man who has not been seen in a month, claimed he would "fix" an ongoing child custody battle involving the man, court documents state. Read more »

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Parole hearing set in 4 years for mom in son's potty-training death

Jasmine Bridgeman, 24, of Layton, will serve at least four years in prison. She was convicted of lying to police after her boyfriend allegedly beat her 2-year-old son to death over potty training... Read more »

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Charges: Man accused of killing mother broke down when confronted by police

A Tooele man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was at first found asleep on her bed by police, and then threw himself on the grass and cried uncontrollably, according to court... Read more »

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Fire roars through large Clearfield plant, causes $5 million damage

Six firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and approximately 40 homes were evacuated because of a large fire that caused $5 million in damage Monday. Read more »

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Orem family of 7 loses house in fire

Fire officials say smoke detectors "saved an entire family" early Tuesday in Orem. Read more »

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7 tips for summer travel while pregnant

Taking a few extra precautions when you're traveling while pregnant will make your trip and pregnancy more enjoyable. Read more »

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See all the photos from the big Pioneer Day races

Runners woke up early Monday morning on Pioneer Day to participate in the Deseret News Classic. Read more »

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Man shot in crowded Liberty Park during fireworks show

Salt Lake police described it as a "chaotic" scene after a man was shot in a crowded Liberty Park during Monday night's Pioneer Day fireworks show. Read more »

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Midvale killing may be case of self-defense, police say

Police say a fatal shooting Monday in Midvale may have been a case of self-defense. Read more »

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Pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner train

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical... Read more »

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4 arrested in connection with fatal Cedar City shooting

Police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed another man at his ex-girlfriend's apartment just days after she broke up with him. A woman was also arrested in Grand Junction, Colorado. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: How this woman's focus on kids led her from volunteer to leader

After 24 years on the Davis School Board, Barbara Smith will step down at the end of the year, but that's just one of the many ways she has been serving children and public schools Read more »

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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said. Read more »

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Man falls 70 feet to his death in Provo

A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon. Read more »

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Photos: A Pioneer Day celebration of heritage and culture

The Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow and Festival at Liberty Park celebrated its 22nd year of highlighting Native American culture on Monday. Read more »

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Woman critically injured in Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection. Read more »

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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

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Man charged with murdering UTA worker found dead in jail cell

A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Read more »

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

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Man accused of killing UTA worker dies in prison

Flint Wayne Harrison, an inmate being held in the Davis County Jail on multiple felony charges, died in custody Monday morning. Flint Harrison, who along with son Dereck James "DJ" Harrison... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Three hurt when ATV explodes into flames as firefighters gain upper hand on Utah fires

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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About Utah: How this Utahn turned a chance encounter with his hero into a best-selling book

Freelance writer Scott Schulte asked his boyhood hero Dan Gable if he could write his life story. Gable said yes, and a dream job was born. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Seeking social media 'likes' could cause increased dislike in body image

Studies show that women's consumption of social media can be directly associated with negative body image and eating disorders. Experts say one solution is to simply cut back on some social media... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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About 22,000 items stored as stolen property or evidence

Unified Police's property and evidence building is a 22,000-square-foot warehouse filled with massive black storage bins, seemingly endless rows of stocked shelves, and even a collection of long... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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After 8 years with no 'true increase' in foster care stipends, foster parents seek more funding

Utah would need to increase foster care stipends as much as 70 percent to cover actual costs of providing care for children in the state's custody, one national study says. Utah foster parents seek... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Author, activist speaks at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Photos: Fun for all at the 10th annual Family Festival

The 10th annual Days of '47 Family Festival provided a day of fun activities for all ages from 10-2 Saturday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Children walk for fallen pioneers at youth parade

Dubbed "the happiest parade on the planet," the Days of '47 Youth Parade is one of the largest youth parades in the nation. This year, kids marched in honor of more than 800 pioneer children who... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history

These five Utah communities date back to when the Mormon Pioneers came to the state, but their histories might not be what you expect. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Jim Bennett: One 11-year-old's perspective on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

First-time theatre critic Jamie Bennett, 11, offers his thoughts about five plays from the 2016 season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer history

Several area museums share artifacts, art, exhibits or hands-on activities to help visitors connect with Utah’s early pioneer history. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Looking for a new job? Here is a way to become a nurse in as short as 18 months

Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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