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Days of '47 fills July with pioneer-themed events — check them out

From rodeos to races, the Days of '47 offers a variety of events to celebrate Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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ARUP employee dies after fall in massive laboratory cold-room

An employee of a Salt Lake medical laboratory died Thursday after an apparent fall inside a two-story cold room. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Firefighter severely burned, boy also injured after fireworks explode

A firefighter was severely burned and a 12-year-old boy was also injured after 70 large-scale fireworks went off inside a fire station Thursday evening, police said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Man choking Weber sheriff's deputy restrained by doctor, off-duty firefighter

A Weber County Sheriff's deputy was attacked by a skateboarder after attempting to make a traffic stop on the man Wednesday morning, but was helped by two passers-by who saw the assault, according... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Thousands line up to enjoy Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful

Blaine Haacke grew up just blocks away from the route of the Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful. As a young child, he pulled up with his dad in a Ford Station Wagon to get a front row view of the... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

Here is a list of various events going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Deputies investigate shooting of 2 horses near Duchesne

Sheriff's detectives are hoping the public can help them track down whoever shot a yearling mare and a 3-month-old colt at a farm west of Duchesne in mid-July. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Fatal police shooting near Utah, Colorado border legally justified, D.A. says

Two Colorado police officers were legally justified in using deadly force against a Mississippi fugitive who disarmed them and briefly held them hostage near the Utah-Colorado border in March,... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Contractor mistakenly removes dozens of mature trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A contract company cut down more than 100 trees on July 17, many of which were on private property, county officials said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shakespeare Festival's 'Amadeus' dazzled me but offended others

The Utah Shakespeare Festival's brilliant production of "Amadeus" raises an important question: when portraying bad people behaving badly, how much is too much? Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer trek: Historical sites around state give a glimpse into Utah's heritage

Many locations throughout Utah are maintained and celebrated to this day as pioneer treasures — memories of those who have long since passed on. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Sentimental 1940s Western about Mormon pioneers to make DVD debut

It’s surely a coincidence but an old black-and-white Western from the Golden Age of Hollywood that depicts Mormon pioneers is making its DVD debut just after Utah celebrates the pioneer trek... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Jurors find ex-bus driver guilty of abusing 2 young students

A Draper bus driver was found guilty Thursday of 19 charges of sexually abusing two special-needs girls he drove to school. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Salt Lake Comic Con trademark win has organizers feeling optimistic about naming lawsuit

Salt Lake Comic Con has successfully trademarked its name, possibly defusing a naming dispute with San Diego Comic-Con International. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Utah gets No Child Left Behind waiver after House, Senate pass potential rewrites

Utah will once again be exempt from portions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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USU student charged in campus rape investigation

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Utah State University student accused of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Photos: Thailand teachers come to Park City to learn about adaptive recreation

Representatives from Thailand have visited Park City to learn about adaptive recreational programs and methods, with the goal of taking the knowledge back to their home country and helping others... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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New sport for 2018 Winter Olympics discussed during USSA Summit

Big-air snowboarding will make its debut during the 2018 Winter Olympics Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Mural on side of restaurant violates city ordinance, West Jordan says

A large mural painted on the side of the Azteca de Oro Taqueria restaurant at 7800 S. 3200 West in West Jordan is seen by some as controversial. Some say it's art, some say it's graffiti, and the... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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San Juan County commissioner asks that federal judge be dismissed in Recapture Canyon case

The legal team for San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman claims a federal judge has a conflict of interest adjudicating the Recapture Canyon ATV ride case and has motioned that he disqualify... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Hikers discover skeletal foot inside boot

Police are investigating after a group of climbers discovered a skeletal human foot inside a hiking boot in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Six children in state custody after officers determined they were in danger

Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Man drowns while swimming with family in southern Utah reservoir

An out-of-state man is dead after drowning at Sand Hollow Reservoir in southern Utah on Wednesday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shots fired results in Holladay homes being evacuated

At least one woman ran out of a Holladay home where a man was firing shots Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Deliberations will continue Thursday over whether bus driver befriended girls or abused them

A jury is deliberating whether a former Draper bus driver sexually abused two 5-year-old girls that he drove to school. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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