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Pro-Israel, pro-peace group launches in Utah

J Street had its official launch in Utah on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City, where its founder, Jeremy Ben-Ami, discussed the pending Iranian nuclear agreement. J Street is a growing pro-Israel, pro-peace... Read more »

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Motorcycle passenger killed in accident near Evanston

A male driver of a motorcycle was critically injured and his wife killed Sunday morning when their motorcycle was clipped by a car and they slid into the pavement. Occupants of the car were unhurt. The accident happened near Evanston. Read more »

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Event helps Bhutanese community preserve its identity

Bhutanese community in Utah members attend a seven-day cultural and religious program Shrimaad Bhagawat Gyan Mahayagya at the Sri Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Read more »

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Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into garage in Kearns

The driver of a sport utility vehicle fleeing a series of earlier collisions died Saturday night after crashing his vehicle into a garage at a home near 5855 S. 4480 West, the Unified Police... Read more »

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Herriman man says his brain tumor felt like a 'brain freeze' from too much ice cream

A Utah father and athlete in the prime of his life had a brush with death because of a dangerous brain tumor that he says was first misdiagnosed. His wife insisted he get a CT scan and he was later... Read more »

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Man injured after cement truck hits car being towed

A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County. Read more »

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Payson woman found dead in duffel bag near Seattle

A Utah woman was found dead in a duffel bag near Seattle. The body of Jenna Ferguson, 23, of Payson, was discovered Monday morning by a maintenance worker at an apartment complex, King County... Read more »

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Semitrailer spills milk, ignites fire in Weber Canyon rollover

The driver of a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk suffered serious head and neck injuries when the truck overturned in Weber Canyon on Saturday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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What went right: How one Orem family turned their grief into service, and other uplifting news

Six years ago, the Kofford family lost their little boy. They host a 5K to honor him each year. This year, the family gave the Orem Police Department the proceeds to buy a police dog. Read more »

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Which Utah city is ranked highest for upward mobility?

Vernal ranked highest in upward mobility in Utah by NerdWallet — fifth of all top cities in each state. Read more »

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Prison inmates start hunger strike, demand gang leaders' release from maximum security

Forty-two maximum security inmates began a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison on Friday, hoping to use it as leverage for a list of demands, corrections officials said. Read more »

yesterday

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One year later: Slow movement on slide repairs

As the Aug. 5 anniversary of the North Salt Lake landslide approaches, after months of study and negotiation, community residents watch as crews begin prep work to remediate the hillside. Read more »

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'Dedication to education': Outgoing Utah Symphony associate conductor to direct final concert after 4 years of service

Vladimir Kulenovic, associate conductor for the Utah Symphony, will be conducting his final performance with the symphony Aug. 5 at the Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City. Read more »

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Got a cold? Antibiotics may do more harm than good, may be contributing to creation of 'nightmare bacteria'

Health care providers tend to over-prescribe antibiotics to their patients, according to a new study from the University of Utah, with wide variation between individual providers. Read more »

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Patriot Guard rides for veterans once missing, unclaimed

The Missing in America Project helped to properly inter the remains of 22 veterans of the United States military on Saturday, after many of them have sat unidentified on mortuary shelves for long... Read more »

yesterday

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Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps two Utah students chart a future

Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Man hospitalized after suffering chemical burn at Kennecott Utah Copper

A contractor working at the Kennecott Utah Copper mine was hospitalized after suffering a chemical burn on his upper body Friday. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Man in critical condition after auto-pedestrian crash in South Salt Lake

Police were investigating the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash Friday night that left a man in extremely critical condition. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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High temperatures, winds fan flames of central Utah wildfire

A wildfire burning about 10 miles northwest of Richfield in central Utah grew to about 278 acres in size Friday thanks to higher temperatures and shifting winds. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Charges: Man who illegally owned 13 firearms told police he wanted a gunfight

A man who illegally owned 13 firearms told police after his arrest that he wanted to either go to jail or die in a shootout with officers, according to charges filed Friday in 2nd District Court. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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HPV vaccination rates increase among Utan teens

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Teens arrested, rancher cleared after confrontation in Logan Canyon

Charges will not be sought against a rancher who reportedly fired a shot into the ground to scare away juveniles from his campsite early Friday, police said. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Park City arts festival goes on this weekend

Park City’s largest summer event, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival is celebrating its 46th year this weekend. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Hot air balloons to lift off over Sandy

See a sky full of hot air balloons next week at the annual Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Taylorsville hosting Night Out Against Crime

Taylorsville's Public Safety Committee will host its annual Night Out Against Crime next week. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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