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Proposed tax increase a 'bold move' for education

A bill that would increase the personal income tax rate in Utah by 1 percent, collecting an added $585 million for education each year, has incited debate among lawmakers, educators and policy... Read more »

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Salt Lake City opens door for rideshare services

The Salt Lake City Council has passed guidelines that pave the way for ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the city legally, but the companies say the rules are burdensome and... Read more »

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Lieutenant governor pardons turkey in annual tradition

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox pardoned one lucky turkey Wednesday. Read more »

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Steven Powell ordered to serve more jail time for violating court order

A Washington judge has found that the father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell is in violation of a court order for failing to get mandated sexual deviancy treatment and has ordered him to... Read more »

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Utah lawmakers contemplate law requiring body cameras for officers

Lawmakers and police in Utah are expressing early interest in a “Michael Brown Law,” as family representatives of the man shot and killed by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, call for... Read more »

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Utah family's adoption of Ethiopian girl gives her more than a family

A Utah family's adoption of an Ethiopian child gives her access to unique medical care and a chance at a longer life. Read more »

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Murray School District to start nonresident open enrollment

Murray City School District open enrollment for nonresident students will begin Monday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 a.m. at the Murray School District offices. Read more »

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Free HIV testing at Utah County Health Department next week

In honor of World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1, the Utah County Health Department will be offering free testing for HIV Dec 1-5. Read more »

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Park to host discussion on toppled rock formation

Goblin Valley State Park will host discussions about the fallen goblin, a geological formation that was toppled by a park visitor in October 2013. Read more »

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2 Bountiful girls charged with faking elaborate kidnapping

Two Bountiful girls have been charged with making up an elaborate kidnapping story, claiming they were taken at knife point, tied up and held hostage for 19 hours before eventually escaping 75... Read more »

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New traffic signal to be installed in Tooele

A new traffic signal will be installed in Tooele starting next week. Read more »

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Ogden home burglarized while family attends viewing

A family grieving the loss of a family member returns from a viewing only to find their home had been burglarized. Someone took between $10,000 and $15,000 of personal property plus the family car. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Little Sahara Recreation Area visitors center to close for winter

The Little Sahara Recreation Area visitors center will close for winter from Nov. 30 through Feb. 12. Read more »

18 hours ago

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How do I know if I'm ovulating?

Dr. Stanford from University of Utah Health Care discusses ovulation patterns for women. Read more »

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GOP plans to sue over Count My Vote compromise

The Utah Republican Party plans to file a lawsuit against a compromise reached by lawmakers on an initiative to change the state's unique system for selecting candidates, state GOP Chairman James... Read more »

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Landslide remediation plans emerge amid frustration in community

More than a month after remediation was originally expected to begin on the landslide in North Salt Lake, plans to improve the slope are now beginning to materialize. Read more »

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Prayers, protests raised in Utah as national debate about police force grows

As a second night of tense demonstrations erupted miles away in Ferguson, Missouri, small groups in the Salt Lake Valley met to pray and to protest in a growing national debate about police violence. Read more »

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Several groups providing Thanksgiving meals this week

Dozens of agencies are willing to provide either supplies or meals for those in need this holiday. Read more »

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State, plaintiffs' attorneys enter final settlement over Utah's immigration enforcement law

Key provisions of Utah's immigration enforcement law, HB497, will be permanently enjoined under a settlement between the state and civil rights organizations. Read more »

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DWR to host Bighorn Sheep Watch

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host a free Bighorn Sheep Watch event on Dec. 6 along the Green River in southeastern Utah. Read more »

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Consumer optimism at record high in Utah, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed above the 110 mark for the first time this month, rising to 116.8 in November due to flourishing business conditions and job growth. A score... Read more »

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UDOT tow plow drivers train for winter

To prepare for winter, Utah Department of Transportation held its annual tow plow training, in which the state’s 16 tow plow operators received one hour of instruction before getting behind... Read more »

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Former 'BattleBot' now helping Utah high school class

As a former contestant on Comedy Central’s “BattleBots,” RoboSapien’s new role will be the transport cart for Hunter High’s FIRST robotics team. Read more »

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Man gets life in prison in deaths of wife, stepson

A judge is sending a southern Utah man to prison for life without the possibility of parole in the shooting deaths of the man’s wife and stepson. Read more »

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'Our lives have been better for having her,' Kaysville family of shooting victim says

The family of a 12-year-old Kaysville girl accidentally shot and killed by her younger sibling broke their silence Tuesday with a brief statement. Read more »

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