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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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Boot with skeletal remains belongs to hiker missing since 2012, police say

Detectives have identified a skeletal human foot found inside a hiking boot by climbers in 2015 as belonging to Corry Ehlers, a hiker who went missing in 2012. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 29, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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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 »

June 28, 2016

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National Park Service announces 2016 fire restrictions

Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Quiz: Which Utah attraction should you road trip to this summer?

Take this quiz to find out which Utah attraction you should road trip to this summer! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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USU appoints new dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Joseph P. Ward, a history professor and administrator from the University of Mississippi, has been selected to lead Utah State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Ward... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Fire rips through Kearns home

A fast-moving fire in Kearns gutted the home of a family of three Tuesday. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Area summer reading programs are for more than children

Summer reading programs, offered by public libraries, help kids and teens avoid "summer slide" and have fun reading over the summer. Libraries also offer programs for adults, and librarians... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Quiz: Name that movie (filmed in Utah)

Take this quiz to test your Utah movie knowledge! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Grading scale changes for ACT writing test

Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Murder trial set for Layton man in potty training child abuse death

A trial date has been set for a Layton man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son out of frustration over potty training. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Watch the final test for the Orbital ATK, NASA Mars solid rocket booster

Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the QM-2, the last full-scale ground test of the solid rocket booster motor. It was the last test before the NASA Space Launch System’s first... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son gets 12 prospects

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Even though the Oakland City Council voted to prohibit the handling or export of coal from a planned port development — shutting down one path for Utah coal — the counties will continue... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Mother caught in house fire that killed son still in critical condition

An Ogden woman remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday with burns sustained in a house fire that claimed the life of her 4-year-old son. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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West Valley mom creates special needs baseball league

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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New law requires more updates on election results

Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Utah, experts say

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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