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Utah claims top ACT scores for second year

Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »

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Major heroin bust a win for police, but some say it won't make a dent

A 31-pound heroin bust in the Salt Lake Valley is the beginning of what law enforcement officials are calling a holistic approach to fighting the state's heroin epidemic. While notable for Utah, it... Read more »

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Flooding at BYU cancels Thursday afternoon Education Week classes in Marriott Center

A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »

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Uintah County residents clean up after back-to-back flash floods

Homeowners in the Uintah County community of Maeser have a mess on their hands after back-to-back flash floods tore through their neighborhood this week. Read more »

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Family seeks change as poisoned tea investigation continues

Family members of a woman who was severely injured from a toxic mixture of ice tea and cleaning solution say they're not mad at the restaurant, but they want change. Read more »

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Logan man had pornographic images of local children, police say

A Logan man accused of downloading and manufacturing his own child pornography has been charged and arrested. Read more »

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Judge appointed to Syracuse Justice Court

Catherine Jeane Hoskins has been appointed to the Syracuse City Justice Court by Mayor Terry Palmer. Read more »

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Permits available for Arches National Park

Free day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online. Read more »

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Lunch manager on leave after diabetic student was served pizza from the trash

A Utah mom is outraged after she learned school lunch staff fed her daughter pizza that had been placed in a garbage can. Read more »

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Capitol Reef National Park to mark Wilderness Act anniversary

Capitol Reef National Park will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wildnerness Act. Read more »

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Children at Road Home receive school supplies

More than 100 children who have recently moved into the Road Home homeless shelter received on Thursday new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee to hold town hall meeting for military, veterans

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will hold a town hall meeting that will focus on the needs of Utah’s veterans and military community. Read more »

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Government regulation has become like 'helicopter parents,' Sen. Mike Lee says

Government has become like a helicopter parent with its thousands of pages of business regulations that stifle innovation and job creation, Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday. Read more »

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Man arrested in burglary a week after pleading guilty in drug case

A man who pleaded guilty a week ago to felony drug possession was arrested again Wednesday after residents spotted him allegedly trying to burglarize a car their neighborhood. Read more »

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University of Utah law school names interim dean to permanent post

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees. Read more »

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Murder trial ordered in death of man pulled from car on date

A man accused of opening the door of a parked car and attacking a Chicago man who was on a date was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for murder. Read more »

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Provo company creates program that filters online content

People don't have to go to a theater anymore. They can stream movies right into their homes. A Utah Country company has found an opportunity to help viewers who want to make sure the scenes they... Read more »

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American Fork police post patrol enforcement locations on social media

The American Fork Police Department is posting on Facebook and Twitter where its officers will be running enforcement. They say if it gets people to slow down, then it's a success. Read more »

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Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Demand for apartments in Salt Lake County is at a decadelong high, according to a new report. The overall valleywide vacancy rate for residential rental housing registered at 3 percent — the... Read more »

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From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

From pre-schoolers to college students, everyone can be affected by cold and flu season. Here are tips to keep students of all ages healthy. Read more »

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Jay Evensen: Is Provo really an impoverished city?

There is a problem with how we measure poverty in this country, which hasn’t changed since the mid-1960s, and with how we measure wealth. Read more »

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Fallen hiker had passion for the outdoors, family says

The family of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Read more »

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Murder charges filed in death of man found in basement of burning Price house

Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a burning home in Price last month. Read more »

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Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

In a labor of love, about 130 University of Utah students spent Wednesday painting and cleaning The Road Home's winter overflow shelter. The shelter is an emergency home for homeless families... Read more »

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West Jordan, Murray residents search for answers after flooding

Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all... Read more »

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