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First female Australian prime minister to speak at the U.

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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See Kokanee Salmon at two Utah locations

The annual Kokanee Salmon Viewing Day, sponsored by the state Division of Wildlife Resources, is Sept. 20 with events at Strawberry Reservoir and Sheep Creek. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Energy-saving tips offered for electronic devices

Rocky Mountain Power encourages customers to implement energy-saving tactics with "energy thugs," the various modern gadgets used around the home and office that can use a lot of power. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Zion National Park extends trail closure dates

Following two major rain events this month, Zion National Park is forced to push back the weekday reopening of the East Rim Trail from Sept. 19 to Oct. 3. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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2 arrested in same week for allegedly selling drugs at West High

For the second time in two weeks, a person suspected of selling heroin was arrested on the grounds of West High School. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Woman in wheelchair robbed at knife point

Police say a man robbed a woman who was in a wheelchair at knife point Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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West Valley officers rouse sleeping residents from burning apartments

An apartment fire that broke out early Friday destroyed two units and displaced 12 families. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Shot fired, officer assaulted at USANA rap concert

A rap concert at the USANA Amphitheatre turned into a busy night for police who responded to a shooting in one incident and were forced to use a Taser on a concert-goer in another. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Missing Coalville man found dead

A Coalville man who went missing Thursday night was found dead early Friday. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Utah prison inmate charged in kidnapping-for-hire plot

A Utah prison inmate serving her sentence in the Wasatch County Jail made repeated attempts to hire someone to assault her ex-boyfriend and kidnap his children, according to investigators. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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With carriage company gone, it's unclear whether ride will return to Salt Lake City

Downtown's embattled horse-drawn carriage company unexpectedly shuttered its business, leaving the question of whether carriages will be seen again on Salt Lake City streets. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Police shoot man suspected of robbing bank, fleeing with hostages in St. George

A man accused of robbing a bank at gunpoint and stealing a car with two women in it was shot by police Thursday in St. George. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Mega-resort could give boost to Park City, other resorts

Vail Resorts Inc.'s purchase of Park City Mountain Resort relieves uncertainty surrounding upcoming ski season and should positions Utah winter sports industry well in the future, observers say. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Gov. Herbert marks 9/11 anniversary at NYC memorial site

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday it was "kind of eerie" being at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Do guns belong in the hands of teachers? The debate is renewed

A Westbrook Elementary School teacher with a concealed carry permit became an accidental victim of her own handgun, reigniting the debate in Utah over guns in schools. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home burglarized, despite being in 'safest place on Earth'

Former Utah Jazz star Andrei Kirilenko's Salt Lake City home was burglarized over the weekend. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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United Way, volunteers help on Day of Caring

More than 5,500 volunteers from 125 local companies helped United Way of Salt Lake celebrate service and voluntarism Thursday during the 22nd annual Day of Caring. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Deneece Huftalin selected as new SLCC president

The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Primary Children's Hospital expansion nearing completion

A need for space and a changing health care environment are driving the expansion of Primary Children's Hospital, which is set to open in early October. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Jazz SLC opens season with Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express

Legendary pianist Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express band explore their Jamaican roots in reggae coupled with the classical elements of jazz. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Utah Symphony, McKay Library honoring Maurice Abravanel's scores of Gustav Mahler

The University of Utah library is releasing digital versions of Maurice Abravanel's scores of Gustav Mahler's symphonies. The release is timed with the launch of the Utah Symphony 2014-15 season,... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Honeymoon suite not so sweet for arrested Salt Lake couple

Police say a Salt Lake couple who failed to check out of a Price motel's honeymoon suite on time had drugs, a stolen handgun, forged checks and stolen mail in the room when officers were called to... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Investigators mum about what prompted police to kill Saratoga Springs man

Darrien Nathaniel Hunt, 22, was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police on Wednesday. But city and police officials are not saying what prompted the shooting. A samurai sword was recovered from... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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SLCC launches science, math and tech resource center

Salt Lake Community College officials announced this week the opening of the school’s new Science, Mathematics and Technology Resource Center at the school's Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Greg Miller: Success in business comes from helping employees, community thrive

Greg Miller, chief executive officer of the Larry H. Miller Group of Cos. and the Utah Jazz, was the featured speaker at the Utah chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth’s monthly... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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