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May rains help offset June heat in precarious drought year, report says

The moisture from May rainstorms helped compensate for June's relentless heat, according to a new climate and water report. Read more »

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Man killed when motorcycle crashes into I-84 median

A man was killed Monday night when his motorcycle crashed on I-84. Read more »

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Logan couple killed, baby survives in auto accident

A Logan couple was killed in a crash that threw them and their one-year-old daughter from their car Monday. None of them were wearing seat belts. Read more »

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Car hydroplanes, pushes stranded vehicle on top of UHP trooper

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he ended up pinned beneath a vehicle he was trying to help Monday. Read more »

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Nation's oldest Latino civil rights organization holds convention in Salt Lake City

The League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, the nation's oldest and largest volunteer-based civil rights organization, opens its annual convention Tuesday in Utah. Some 20,000 people... Read more »

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14 of 16 Salt Lake County cities choose vote-by-mail for 2015 elections

With ballots for municipal primary elections set to hit mailboxes next week, government leaders in Salt Lake County are expecting historically high voter participation. Read more »

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Refurbished furniture carving out business for several Utahns

Some Utahns are cashing in businesses turning used wood items into finished furniture. Read more »

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Man suffered heart attack after trying to carjack woman, police say

An Ogden man who police say led officers on at least three chases in the past week was hospitalized Monday in critical condition from a heart attack he suffered after allegedly beating a woman... Read more »

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How to keep your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare

A vacation is supposed to be a stress-free oasis from the daily grind, a chance to kick up your feet on the beach or explore a new part of the world while your email shoots out auto-responses back... Read more »

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New plans for Wasatch Front bikers, drivers and commuters

The Wasatch Front Regional Council on Monday released its five-year Draft Transportation Improvement Program for 2016-21 and is seeking public comment on projects identified in the program. Read more »

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Counties appoint, nominate justice court judges

Davis and Wasatch counties have announced appointments and nominations of justice court judges. Read more »

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Bountiful police ask for help after woman is hit by car, left in street

Police are asking for information about a hit-and-run incident that left a Bountiful woman in critical condition over the weekend. Read more »

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Loose bolts caused Lehi deck collapse, officials say

Lehi building inspectors determined Monday that loose bolts caused a deck to collapse over the weekend, injuring four people. Read more »

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Should Meagan Grunwald get life without parole?

While legal experts agree that a life-without-parole sentence for juveniles convicted of aggravated murder in adult court is constitutional, some Utah attorneys are divided over whether it's... Read more »

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Autopsy of Layton woman revealed nothing suspicious, police say

Police said Monday they do not believe the death of a 93-year-old woman, whose body reportedly lay in her bed for at least a day before officers were called, was the result of a homicide. Read more »

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Free CPR classes offered in Midvale

Midvale and the Unified Fire Authority are offering free CPR classes to residents and businesses in July. Read more »

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Firefighter puts injured dog on shoulders, carries it 2 miles to safety

Salt Lake firefighters had to hike 2.3 miles Sunday to rescue a dog that had injured its paw. Read more »

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Events at Dinosaur National Monument mark centennial

Various events are taking place in July to celebrate the centennial of Dinosaur National Monument. Read more »

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Officer being called a hero for saving Salt Lake woman carjacked and kidnapped

Last month, a Salt Lake City woman was carjacked, kidnapped and forced to drive at gunpoint for seven hours. The officer who conducted that stop was honored and reunited with the woman Thursday. Read more »

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What to do if you find a baby bird

Wildlife officials have offered guidelines on what to do upon finding a baby bird out of its nest. Read more »

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Man found dead in Ogden street, arrest made

The body of a man was found in the road in an Ogden neighborhood early Monday. Police are investigating the death as a homicide. Read more »

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Top Deseret News photos from last week (June 29 - July 5)

A collection of memorable images taken by Deseret News photographers from June 29 to July 5. Read more »

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Room in Parade of Homes dedicated to fallen Utah officer Cory Wride

A room in a Farmington house in the Northern Wasatch Parade of Homes is unlike any other room in the parade and it's getting a lot of attention. Read more »

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3 checks to keep barbecues in the backyard and out of the ER

Cooking over fire makes for great food, but it also carries some inherent risks, some obvious, others not. These three checks can keep dangerous and sometimes fatal accidents from happening. Read more »

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President Packer's enduring legacy includes monumental 'library of the Lord'

President Boyd K. Packer regarded his role in the creation of the LDS edition of the scriptures with deep reverence. He believed it would improve the church's scriptural literacy for generations... Read more »

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