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Woman accused of leaving young son outside bar while she had a drink

A woman who police say left her 5-year-old son unattended outside a club while she went in to have a drink was charged Tuesday. Read more »

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Salt Lake Chamber honors business leaders, chamber contributors

The Salt Lake Chamber recognized area business leaders and companies Tuesday in a tribute to past, present and future contributions to the state. Read more »

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Former Utah Guardsman defrauded government of $28K, prosecutors say

A former reservist accused of acquiring $28,000 in fraudulent bonuses through the Utah Army National Guard appeared in U.S. District Court for the first time Tuesday. Read more »

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Students bike to collect butterflies in a hands-on learning technique

Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way. Read more »

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Timpanogos Storytelling Festival celebrates 25th year of stories and laughter

Karen Ashton is thrilled but not really surprised that the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is celebrating its 25th year, is financially sound and is regarded by story lovers and storytellers as... Read more »

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Utah celebrates big conservation success story with tiny fish

In a rare victory, Utah wildlife officials are celebrating a decision by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service that credits the success of state-led efforts to protect the tiny least chub, which decades... Read more »

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Man arrested in connection with baby's death

Police arrested Adam Joseph Barney, 23, in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 14-month-old baby. Read more »

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Audit reveals major concerns about UTA operating procedures

A review of policies and practices at the state’s largest mass transit agency shows numerous instances of questionable business practices, including a “sweetheart deal” in which a... Read more »

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Lawmaker's proposal would offer free tuition if student can't finish degree in 8 semesters

Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years. Read more »

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Paul Mero steps down as head of Sutherland Institute

Paul Mero is out as the head of the Sutherland Institute after being asked to step down by the conservative think tank's board. Mero had served as the institute's chief executive officer for 14 years. Read more »

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Man arrested in Saratoga Springs domestic violence case

A man who police say went on a drug binge and beat his wife for several days, causing serious injuries, was arrested Monday. Read more »

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Utah board approves winery in polygamous town of Hildale

The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale. Read more »

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Taylorsville to host emergency preparedness fair

Taylorsville will host an emergency preparedness fair next month. Read more »

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Granite School District introduces new logo

Granite School District has released a new logo in preparation for the 2014-15 school year. Read more »

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Tired teen plowed into new car lot, Vernal police say

A teenage driver fell asleep at the wheel early Saturday morning and crashed into four vehicles at Showalter Ford after taking out two light poles and several concrete flower planters, according to... Read more »

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Court allows Utah more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case. Read more »

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Utah’s Great Gallery rock art younger than previously thought

Utah's most famous display of ancient rock art is apparently not so ancient after all. Research at Utah State University using natural radioactivity and glow-in the-dark technology uncovered some... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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S.L. County settles 2011 lawsuit over man's unlawful detainment for immigration status check

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office and attorneys for a man detained 46 days after posting court-ordered bail have reached a settlement in a 2011 lawsuit that alleged his unlawful detainment.... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Family of drowned Weber County man hopes free life jackets will save lives

Family and friends of a Weber County man who drowned last year hope two free life jacket stands at Willard Bay will save lives. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Police investigating suspicious death in South Ogden

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 52-year-old man in South Ogden. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Rep. Stewart seeking to demilitarize federal regulatory agencies

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, said a police show of force against protests in Ferguson, Missouri, that have been compared to an invading army is boosting interest in his effort to demilitarize... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Woman asks judge to stop alimony payments to man accused of killing new husband

A Lindon woman went to court Monday to ask a judge to allow her to stop making alimony payments to her ex-husband who is charged will killing her new husband in July. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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First case of West Nile Virus reported in Salt Lake County

With mosquito populations increasing, health officials are warning residents to comply with prevention efforts in order to avoid the spread of the West Nile Virus. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Stolen police equipment recovered; two arrested

Two men have been arrested in connection with the theft of police equipment stolen from an unmarked police car in Heber City. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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BLM weighs rope ban at Corona Arch, Gemini Bridges

The Bureau of Land Management is weighing a two-year ban on rope activities at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges because of increasing conflict between those enthusiasts and the casual visitor seeking... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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