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Man who called suicide hotline later shot by police

A man who police say was suicidal was shot and by killed by officers Tuesday in Roy. Read more »

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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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Work of two Utah students featured in national exhibit

As a winner of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Savannah Peterson's artwork is now touring the country along with another Utahn's work and that of 128 other winners as part of the... 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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Candidates to speak at Layton school

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

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10-year-old honored for saving little brother

A brave 10-year-old is being recognized for the swift thinking that saved the life of his 5-year-old brother from a near downing. Read more »

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Lehi-based Vivint debuts innovation facility

Lehi-based Vivint officially cut the ribbon on its new $30 million, 125,000-square-foot innovation center on Tuesday. The company is a leading provider of smart home technology delivering services... 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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Father of murdered teen makes plea for week without violence

The parents of Kenyatta Winston were guest speakers Tuesday in front of the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building for the YWCA's annual Week Without Violence event and the planting of daffodil... Read more »

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

A jury debated for seven hours Tuesday and will continue deliberations Wednesday morning on whether an Orem man killed his wife two years ago or if she died from an accidental shooting. 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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Missing oilfield worker's body found near Vernal

The body of an oilfield worker who hadn't been heard from since Sunday was found Tuesday southwest of Vernal. 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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State hospital considering jail-based programs to meet growing need for forensic services

A legislative audit says some forensic patients at the Utah State Hospital have stays that exceed limits in state law, resulting in waiting lists. State officials say patient cases are complex and... 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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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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 »

Oct. 20, 2014

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