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Doctor: Vaccines result in healthy immune system

Immunizations are most effective when given early and to as many people as possible to protect the very few who can't get them, according to one Utah health official. Read more »

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Minnesota woman injured in canyon fall

A 19-year-old woman from Minnesota suffered a critical head injury when she fell Sunday while hiking in Weber County's Waterfall Canyon. Read more »

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Kaysville man killed in motorcycle crash

The Utah Highway Patrol reports that Conor Wilson, 23, of Kaysville, died in a Sunday crash while riding his motorcycle. The motorcycle slammed into the back of a slow moving semitrailer hauling a tanker. Read more »

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Man arrested after allegedly punching officer and fleeing

A West Valley police officer was injured Saturday after a man allegedly punched him in the face and then ran away. Read more »

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'As great as hosting the Olympics': Utah's faith leaders prepare for world religions parliament

Hundreds of Utah’s faithful convened Saturday for an “interactive preview” of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions, which Salt Lake City will host this October. Read more »

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Father raises awareness of congenital defect that took 2 babies

A father of four daughters works tirelessly to inform the public about the common defect that took the lives of his first two daughters. While it is lesser-known, congenital diaphragmatic hernia... Read more »

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Herbert, legislative leaders to talk Medicaid expansion with feds in D.C.

Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., next week to talk about Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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Hundreds search for missing Provo woman who police say is 'off the communication grid'

Approximately 300 people turned out for a search of areas Elizabeth "Elena" Laguna Salgado frequented in the month she lived in Provo. The 26-year-old woman hasn't been seen or heard from since... Read more »

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Photos: Festival celebrates, shares Japanese culture

The 10th annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival was held Saturday, April 25 in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Former Romney finance chairman courting a challenger to Sen. Mike Lee

The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »

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Benched: Utah teens learn alongside judges

Utah teens are learning firsthand about Utah's justice system as they spend a day with local judges. Read more »

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Utah author Matthew Kirby shares about writing for young readers, new book 'The Arctic Code'

Utah middle grade author Matthew J. Kirby talks about his latest release, "The Arctic Code," and writing for young readers. Read more »

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Springville Museum of Art presents its 91st annual Spring Salon

Utah County's Springville Museum of Art is showcasing some of the state's most talented contemporary artists in its 91st annual Spring Salon. Read more »

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Pioneer Theatre Company readies 'The Music Man’ to march onstage May 1-16

"The Music Man," Pioneer Theatre Company's capstone production, runs May 1-16. Read more »

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Pioneer Theatre Company announces 2015-16 season full of premieres

Pioneer Theatre Company's 2015-16 season will feature classic musicals, such as "Fiddler on the Roof," as well as several premieres, including “Two Dollar Bill,” “Outside... Read more »

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Lawmaker emphasizes church, liberty in medical pot video

After a failed first attempt to pass a medical marijuana law in conservative Utah, a Republican state senator is renewing his push for the bill in an online video where he invokes individual... Read more »

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Ed and Elizabeth Smart make plea for help in finding missing Provo woman

Ed and Elizabeth Smart made a plea Friday for help in finding Provo resident Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado, who has been missing for more than a week. Read more »

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Utah construction companies fined, ordered to pay back wages after 5-year investigation

A five-year investigation into several Utah and Arizona construction companies resulted in repaid back wages and damages for more than 1,000 workers in the two states, according to the U.S.... Read more »

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Nibley residents can use, not drink city water

Nibley residents who have endured more than 48 hours without usable running water can now use it around the house, but will have to wait before they can drink it again. Read more »

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Kids learn the ABCs of managing money

On Friday, third-graders at Guadalupe School in Salt Lake City got a lesson from two of Utah’s top banking executives on the basics of money management in honor of National Teach Children to... Read more »

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Former wrestlers charged, assistant coach disciplined in Bountiful High hazing case

Two former Bountiful High School wrestlers have been charged in 2nd District Court and an assistant wrestling coach reprimanded by the school after an allegedly violent case of hazing on a team bus... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Cottonwood Heights mayor defends police search of drug database

Cottonwood Heights Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore on Friday defended his police department's search of the state's prescription drug database that led to criminal charges against a United Fire Authority... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah State University seniors present plans for Granary District development

After a full semester of hard work, Utah State University students presented detailed development ideas Thursday to build upon the Granary District’s unique industrial character. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah in top 10 for visitor spending at national parks

National parks and monuments in Utah are a big economic driver, landing the state among the top 10 in the country for the amount of money visitors pump into the economy. Spending, like visitation,... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Poll: 'Undecided' tops Utah Republican pick for president

Now that Utah's favorite son Mitt Romney is no longer a candidate for president, "undecided" is the top choice of the state's Republicans in the party's 2016 nomination race. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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