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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

The Days of '47 Parade — known previously as both Pioneer Days and Covered Wagon Days — was first held in 1849, and has continued since that time, celebrating the 1847 arrival of the... Read more »

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Photos: Parade celebrates pioneer spirit

Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »

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The ultimate Pioneer Day challenge: Test your knowledge of Utah's heritage

How much do you know about the Mormon pioneers and early Utah history? Test your knowledge of the people, places and events surrounding July 24, 1847, and the Mormon colonization of the West.... Read more »

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See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

The first company of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley at the end of July 1847, blazing — and sometimes quite literally building — the trail for thousands of pioneers to... Read more »

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

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Young pilots are common, experts say

Flight instructors in Utah say student pilots are getting younger and younger, and it’s not uncommon for a 19-year-old to be flying a plane. Read more »

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Z'Tejas closing after 13 years at The Gateway

One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »

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Chip seal work to begin next week in Ogden Canyon

The dates of a roadway improvement project in Ogden Canyon have changed as resurfacing work will begin Monday on state Route 39. Read more »

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Classes offered for people with chronic conditions

The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainland Association of Governments are promoting "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," a six-class self-management series. Read more »

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

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Charges: 2 robbed teen girl, deaf uncle at gunpoint

Two people who allegedly took an iPhone from a 15-year-old girl and her deaf uncle at gunpoint were charged Wednesday. Read more »

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

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Pilot who landed in Vernal with 180 pounds of pot sentenced to probation

An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine. Read more »

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Appreciating sacrifice: Deployed soldiers recall pioneer ancestors, celebrate Utah holiday

Many soldiers with Utah ties who are serving in Afghanistan say they will still take time to think about their pioneer heritage and their families as the state celebrates Pioneer Day. Read more »

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Vernal man pleads guilty to manslaughter in roommate's death

Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statue and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they... Read more »

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Delta man killed in rollover accident

A 72-year-old Delta man was killed in a rollover accident Tuesday that also involved his wife and grandson. Read more »

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Overstock employees ride bicycles to work to help clear air

Overstock.com employees rode their bikes to work Wednesday as part of Utah's Clear the Air Challenge, in which Utahns take alternative transportation to avoid driving vehicles in summer when air... Read more »

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Ogden police shoot dog that was allegedly told to attack officers

A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers. Read more »

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Conflicting court rulings may slow Medicaid expansion decision in Utah

Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act... Read more »

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Controlling the silent killer

High blood pressure (Hypertension) affects more than 78 million Americans. Make sure you know the signs of high blood pressure now. Read more »

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Woman fleeing from police jumps from 3rd-story window

A woman who made a desperate attempt to avoid arrest didn't get very far after jumping out of a third-story window. Read more »

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Utah State Fairpark and Real Salt Lake team up on proposed soccer stadium

Utah State Fairpark officials are considering a proposal from Real Salt Lake to build a minor league soccer stadium on the fairgrounds. A new convention building and upgraded rodeo grounds would... Read more »

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Negotiators defuse standoff with armed, suicidal woman in North Salt Lake

A standoff between police and a woman ended peacefully Tuesday after a shot was fired at a North Salt Lake apartment complex Tuesday. Read more »

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Crews continue to battle lightning fires as new blazes burn

Fire crews continued to fight fires caused by lightning across the state early this week as new fires erupted Tuesday. Read more »

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Community rallies for Kamas family after tragedies

Family and friends are pulling together to buoy up a Kamas family who in the wake of a tragic accident with a daughter also lost a mother. Read more »

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