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Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary general president, and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president, spoke during the Family Session at RootsTech on Feb. 6. Read more »

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Utah Museum of Contemporary Art tackles politics, immigration in new exhibits

After receiving its fifth Andy Warhol Foundation grant, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is presenting five new exhibitions that explore diverse issues of political and global significance. Read more »

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Man with gunshot wound collapses in West Valley smoke shop

Police are investigating a reported shooting after a man with a gunshot wound in his back stumbled into a West Valley smoke shop Saturday. Read more »

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Alpine readies community for earthquake hazards

Alpine hosted an earthquake preparedness fair for about 500 attendees Saturday. Read more »

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Football meets family history: Taysom Hill and Britain Covey at RootsTech

Two prominent players from Utah’s rival teams shared the stage Saturday night, Feb. 6, during RootsTech 2016 Family Discovery Day at the Salt Lake Convention Center. Read more »

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Police investigating man who barricaded himself in motor home on Salt Lake freeway

Two lanes of southbound 1-215 were closed Saturday when police reported a man barricaded himself inside a motor home near California Avenue. Read more »

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Majority Republicans hold open, closed caucuses in Legislature's opening weeks

Two weeks into the 2016 Utah Legislature, majority House Republicans have not held a closed caucus. But the majority GOP Senate has held four closed-door caucuses per business as usual. Read more »

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Doris Kearns Goodwin: 'Tell and retell stories' of people's lives so they live on

Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world renowned presidential historian and award winning author and former three-time Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt spoke on the value of storytelling at the RootsTech conference in... Read more »

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Teenage amputees learn how capable they are at Shriners Hospital winter sports camp

For the last 12 years, Shriners Hospital has 25 teen patients with limb deficiency or loss skiing or boarding at the Shriners Hospitals for Children “Un-limb-ited Winter Camp” for... Read more »

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State lawmakers to consider repealing controversial guest worker program

State lawmakers five years ago passed a package of controversial immigration reform bills touted as the Utah Solution. But now they will consider abandoning the guest worker program it created. Read more »

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'Be open to ideas, beliefs of others,' chairman of interfaith group urges Utahns at state Capitol

The chairman of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable urged Utahns Friday to be “open to the ideas and beliefs of others, respectful of our differences and not threatened by them” during... Read more »

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Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors. Read more »

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Provo Towne Centre mall sold

Jones Lang LaSalle announced Thursday that California-based Brixton Capital has acquired 100 percent ownership of Provo Towne Centre, the 80-store shopping and entertainment property located at... Read more »

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Supporters of Oregon occupier honor LaVoy Finicum at funeral

Funeral services were held for LaVoy Finicum, the Arizona rancher who was one of the most recognizable faces of the armed occupation of the federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon, in Kanab. Read more »

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SWAT standoff ends peacefully in Clinton after 10 hours

A Clinton man's 10-hour standoff with police ended peacefully early Friday evening, police said. Read more »

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LDS Church opposed to state senator's medical marijuana bill

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Friday night that it has "expressed opposition" to a state legislative bill that would legalize access to the entirety of the marijuana... Read more »

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Sharing stories is how to best leave a legacy, RootsTech presenters say

Main session speakers at Friday's RootsTech 2016 family history conference spoke of how today's technology facilitates the sharing of family stories, the richest kind of legacy. Read more »

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Feds arrest 82 undocumented immigrants with prior convictions in Utah operation

Eighty-two undocumented immigrants in Utah with prior criminal convictions were arrested in a seven-day operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that ended Friday, authorities said. Read more »

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Bill would cut state involvement in direct food sales from producers

Ms. America joined Rep. Marc Roberts, R-Santaquin, at a news conference Friday to express her support of the proposed Food Freedom Act. Read more »

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A perfect powder day

A skier carves through fresh powder in the backcountry of Little Cottonwood Canyon on Friday. Read more »

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Making school a magical experience

Blackridge Elementary School third-graders Marley Christenson, left, Emma Powell, Myka Peck and Holden Mercer construct a ramp to transport a ball at least 3 feet during a Gringott's Cart Track... Read more »

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Women may have unusual symptoms during a heart attack

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. But symptoms are often different for women than men. For women, it's not always the classic chest pain. Read more »

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Concerns raised about sustainable energy bill

A coalition that includes the state's top consumer watchdog agency is staunchly opposing legislation it says would result in higher electricity bills for Utah ratepayers. Read more »

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Bountiful man charged with murder in death of woman after carjacking

A Bountiful man was charged with murder Friday for allegedly striking and killing a Farmington woman in a vehicle he had carjacked moments earlier. Read more »

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Women’s health fair set for Feb. 9-10 in Provo

The Utah County Health Department’s Women’s Clinic is sponsoring a Heart of the Matter health fair, catered to women ages 40 to 64, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the department,... Read more »

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Utah House bill would make it crime to fly drones near wildfires

Aerial drones delayed suppression efforts in at least two Utah wildfires last year, and a proposal in the Legislature would make it a crime to fly them within 3 miles of a fire. Read more »

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Police identify woman found dead outside vacant Salt Lake home

Police have identified a woman whose body was discovered outside a vacant home on Salt Lake City's west side Thursday morning. Read more »

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Former ambassador speaks at BYU Feb. 11

Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver BYU’s Wheatley Distinguished Lecture in International Affairs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Room 3228 of the Wilkinson Student Center.... Read more »

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Holladay sponsoring 2 classes on learning to live a heart-healthy life

February is Heart Health month, and to mark the occasion, the Happy Healthy Holladay Committee is sponsoring two classes on learning to live a heart-healthy life. Read more »

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Hinckley Lecture to focus on social aggression, social media

Marion K. Underwood, dean of graduate studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, will deliver the 12th annual Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture on “Social Aggression, Social Media and the... Read more »

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Woman killed by mixer at Sandy grocery store remembered as 'best mom in the world'

Even in death, Carmen "Jackie" Lindhardt thought of her family first, just as she did throughout her life, her sister says. Read more »

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Report: Communication breakdowns contributed to release of man who killed officer

A series of procedural problems, muddled paperwork and miscommunication about new criminal charges contributed to the release of an inmate who weeks later shot and killed a police officer and... Read more »

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'Young lungs matter': Students march to Capitol to battle pollution 'monster'

Approximately 1,000 students gathered in the Capitol rotunda for a clean air rally Thursday. Read more »

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2 medical marijuana bills advance in Utah

Two very different bills that would make medical marijuana available to small percentages of Utahns lept over the first hurdles at the Utah Legislature on Thursday. Read more »

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Proposed porn crisis resolution getting national, international attention

A Utah state senator's push to declare pornography a public health crisis has drawn national and international attention and an attaboy from Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

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8 movies that show attempts to harness the sun

Sci-fi blockbusters are increasingly using the power of the sun to fuel weapons and plot lines, but the sun actually offers real-world solutions today. Read more »

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Housing prices expected to climb in 2016, report says

The Salt Lake area housing market experienced near historic growth in 2015, and this year is predicted to be another “very good year,” a new report states. This year is primed to be... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Meagan Grunwald won't get a new trial in officer's death, judge says

A judge has denied requests for a new trial for a woman convicted in the shooting death of a Utah County sheriff's sergeant and the attempted murder of a sheriff's deputy when she was 17 years old. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Video involving officer whose ear was nearly severed raises new questions

A home video purportedly depicting the arrest of a man accused of nearly severing the ear of a Salt Lake police officer raises new questions for some about the amount of force police used against... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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'Step up' and contribute to homeless trust fund on tax forms, Herbert says

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urged Utahns to "step up" and contribute a portion of their state income tax refunds to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund during a press briefing Thursday at Fourth... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Family history enthusiasts are 'heart specialists' for the rest of society, RootsTech speaker says

To attract novices, including family members, to family history, enthusiasts need to reach their hearts with meaningful stories — and they need to do it within 60 seconds, the keynote speaker... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Police identify man killed in head-on crash with semitrailer near Moab

Police have identified a man who was killed after his SUV was struck head-on by a semitrailer Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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State revenues may fall short of projections, lawmakers warned

Tax revenues may be falling short of projections, leaving less money to spend this session, members of the House GOP caucus were warned Thursday. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Utah files lawsuit claiming feds' sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawful

The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, claiming the agencies' strategy to disallow new mining on or near greater... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Lawmakers seek changes to find voter favor in local transportation tax hike

After Utah voters in several counties shot down last year's Proposition 1, a tax increase to fund local road projects, lawmakers are now pursuing ways to make the tax hike a little more palatable. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Committee approves $11.5M bill to expand public preschool

Adding to a legislative focus on early childhood education, lawmakers gave early approval Thursday to a bill that would expand preschool offerings to Utah children. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Federal judge sends SB54 dispute to Utah Supreme Court

A federal judge Thursday sent the battle over Utah's new election law to the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Bill would create new designation for autocycles

A state lawmaker is proposing to create a designation for a new category of unconventional vehicles. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Dems demand all information on possible public lands lawsuit

Democrats on a Utah commission considering suing the federal government over ownership of millions of acres of public land in the state are demanding all information pertinent to the potential... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Police investigating 'suspicious' death of woman found outside Salt Lake home

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman found outside a home on Salt Lake's west side. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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