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Local Jewish leaders share thoughts on Hanukkah

Local Jewish leaders share their thoughts about Hanukkah. The holiday runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Utah economy still adding jobs, report says

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for November grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy compared with a year ago. The state's current employment level registered at... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Committee seeks comment on Supreme Court nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on Judge Constandinos G. Himonas, who was appointed this week to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Dinosaur expands use of Recreation.gov for 2015 river permits

After a successful launch of Dinosaur National Monument's river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Salt Lake teacher wins STEM instruction scholarship

Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Eagle Mountain offers Christmas tree disposal

Eagle Mountain offers free disposal of live Christmas trees. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Regulators, groups eye EPA rule on coal ash

The nation's first regulation to deal with the country's second-largest industrial waste stream, coal ash, means operators will have to line their dumps, protect communities against dust exposure,... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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U. student-produced video game wins international competition

Student video game developers from the University of Utah have won Best Student Game in the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge for their two-player action game “Cyber Heist.” Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Fire rips through Orem structure under construction

Fire investigators believe an early morning fire at an Orem apartment complex under construction Friday was the result of arson. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes removes himself from defending state in SB54 lawsuit

Attorney General Sean Reyes is removing himself from the state's defense of a legal challenge to changes the Legislature made to Utah's unique caucus and convention system for choosing political... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police looking for man who allegedly fired at trooper in West Valley City

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper narrowly escaped injury Friday afternoon when a man allegedly fired a shot at him as he tried to arrest an apparent acquaintance. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Photos: Students surprise veterans with trips to WWII memorial

Oquirrh Hills Middle School students surprised eight World War II veterans with an all-expense paid trip to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of the Utah Honor Flight. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Man shot by police in Ogden restaurant fired first, prosecutors say

A man shot by police inside a popular Ogden restaurant in November is out of the hospital and in the Weber County Jail facing charges of attempted homicide. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Layton police look for 2 in violent, takeover bank robbery

Layton police Friday were looking for two men who investigators say entered a bank dressed like security guards and conducted a violent, takeover-style robbery. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police: Vernal woman arrested with car full of stolen mail, packages

The arrest of a woman accused of stealing a package from the front porch of a Vernal home Wednesday led to the recovery of a car full of stolen mail and packages, according to police. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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EPA declares good news for Utah's annual pollution levels

The EPA declared all of Utah in compliance with the annual threshold set for fine particulate pollution, or PM2.5. The all-clear in that air quality arena does not mean that portions of the state... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Teen with gun arrested following search in Roy

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and booked into a juvenile detention facility Thursday night following a gun scare. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Grand Canyon awards temporary South Rim contract

The Grand Canyon has awarded a temporary contract for a concessionaire to provide services at the South Rim. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths; Utah among states where illnesses have occurred

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

SALT LAKE CITY — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police lock down Roy neighborhood, apprehend young man with gun

Roy residents were told to shelter in their homes as officers apprehended a young man armed with a handgun Thursday night. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Candlelight vigil honors lives, dreams of 70 homeless men, women and youths who died in 2014

Seventy homeless or formerly homeless Utahns who died during 2014 were remembered at a memorial service Wednesday night at Pioneer Park. Among the dead was a 20-year-old woman, said Utah Lt. Gov.... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Grant will provide dental care to low-income kids

Intermountain Healthcare has announced a $200,000 grant to United Way of Salt Lake and its 10 collaborative partners to provide oral health care in underserved communities. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Syracuse man charged in alleged DUI crash that killed cyclist

A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Carbon County deputy saves father, son from carbon monoxide poisoning

A Carbon County sheriff's deputy is being called a hero after he pulled a Price man and his 5-year-old son out of a car that had filled up with carbon monoxide, rendering the father and son... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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