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Police help rescue family from burning home

West Valley City police officers rescued 10 people from a house fire in Kearns on Wednesday morning. Read more »

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Gas explosion forces Wyoming town to evacuate

An explosion at a Williams gas plant caused the small town of Opal, Wyo., about 67 miles east of Utah, to evacuate. Read more »

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Mayor wants Hale Center Theatre in South Jordan

South Jordan Mayor David Alvord announced Wednesday that city officials have once again begun discussions with the Hale Center Theatre, which is considering expanding to what is now Mulligans Golf... Read more »

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Transcript gives glimpse into deadly courtroom shooting

Siale Angilua wasn't in a good mood when his trial started in federal court Monday morning, according to court transcript. Read more »

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Department of Workforce Services announces customer service job event

Job seekers interested in customer service can connect with potential employers at the first Utah job fair specifically targeting that growing industry. Read more »

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'Bachelorette' contestant, BYU graduate dies in paragliding accident

Eric Hill, a 32-year-old BYU graduate and Salt Lake City resident, died Wednesday as a result of injuries sustained in a paragliding accident on Easter Sunday, according to WetPaint.com. Read more »

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Student competition takes historical look at rights and responsibilities

About 285 students from sixth through 12th grades participated in the Utah History Day competition Wednesday at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

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Student hides gun at Price junior high school, police say

Mont Harmon Junior High School in Price was on lockdown Wednesday after a student showed a gun to a fellow student and hid it on campus, police say. Read more »

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival features funny, inspirational and poignant work

Ever wondered what it would take for you to give up using plastic bags? Remember catching that first fish? Or perhaps the Colorado River's majesty inspires you. The Wild & Scenic Film festival is... Read more »

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Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

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GOP, Democrats holding state conventions Saturday

Utah Republicans and Democrats are gathering Saturday for their annual conventions, but it's not the candidates competing for party nominations who are attracting attention. Read more »

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'War Horse' puppeteers ready for show to begin

Joey, a puppet horse from the play "War Horse," was prancing about the sidewalk in near the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday. Read more »

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Higher education, demographics among proposed changes to school grading system

Tami Pyfer, Gov. Gary Herbert's education adviser, proposed a series of changes to Utah's controversial school grading system during a meeting this week of the Governor's Education Excellence... Read more »

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Days of ’47 royalty named

Nicole Lindsay was named the 71st Miss Days of ’47 queen on Saturday, April 12. Lindsay and her first and second attendants will represent the Daughters of Utah Pioneers during this summer's... Read more »

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Eagle Mountain couple grateful birth mother used safe haven law

Spencer Horrocks giggles while playing with his parents, Brenda and Brad Horrocks. The 4-year-old was given a new life when his mother used Utah’s safe haven law and agreed to place him for... Read more »

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Police investigate bomb threats in Provo, Kearns

A police dog discovered a suspicious package after responding to a bomb threat at a CVS Pharmacy in Provo. Read more »

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Salt Lake City School District fine arts supervisor to receive lifetime award

Salt Lake City School District fine arts supervisor Rosanne Henderson will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation. Read more »

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National tour of 'War Horse' does not disappoint

Life-size horse puppets and beautiful performances bring Tony Award-winning "War Horse" to life. Read more »

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Provo teacher receives special education award

Donna Chantry has been named the Teacher of the Year for students with significant disabilities by the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »

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Class focuses on reducing falls for seniors

The Utah County Health Department is presenting a workshop to help reduce falls among seniors. Read more »

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Photos: Birding walk yields views of feathered friends

Bird enthusiasts took part in this year's first Tracy Aviary Birding Walk on Wednesday. Birding walks will take place every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. Meet at Tracy Aviary’s Visitor... Read more »

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Recent college graduates feeling the pinch of underemployment

For spring college graduates transitioning into the labor market, the prospect of unemployment or underemployment is a reality for many. Read more »

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Teen hospitalized after crashing car into living room

A teenage boy was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night after crashing a car into a Salt Lake home. Read more »

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New facility helps homeless young men transition to self-sufficiency

The newly opened Volunteers of America Utah's Young Men's Transition Home offers clients ages 18-24 a path from homelessness to self-sufficiency. The four-story home in Salt Lake City has the... Read more »

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3 children start fire at Spanish Fork playground, police say

Police say three children are responsible for a fire that caused as much as $20,000 in damage to Park Elementary School in Spanish Fork Tuesday. Read more »

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