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St. George girl safe after alleged attempted kidnapping

A St. George mother says her worst nightmare "hit way too close to home" Tuesday. Read more »

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Can Los Angeles teach Utah to save water?

Should Utah spend billions to create dams and pipelines to meet the demands of our growing population? Or can we learn a lesson from Los Angeles, which grew by a million people and actually uses... Read more »

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Utah water outlook warns of pending shortages; most snowpack is gone

The latest report detailing Utah's water outlook paints a bleak picture, observing that 70 percent of snow measurement sites in the state were barren by May 1 and runoff will be between 20 percent... Read more »

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One man's two wheeled fight against cancer

It doesn't exactly sound like a ringing endorsement for Jeff Warren's favorite sport: "Cycling is a lot like cancer," said Warren, who was diagnosed with stage IV head and neck cancer the day... Read more »

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STEM Innovation Awards announced

The STEM Action Center recently gave out its first STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with the Utah Technology Council. Read more »

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Pleasant Grove firefighters hosting pancake breakfast

The Pleasant Grove City Fire Department will host its 55th annual pancake breakfast. Read more »

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Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim to open May 15

The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Arizona state Route 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park on Friday, May 15. Read more »

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Sandy hosting Water Week garden fair

Sandy will host its annual Water Week Fair this week to help residents learn how to conserve water. Read more »

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Photos: Students show their drive in auto skills competition

Utah high school students got into gear on Wednesday at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition, which fosters students’ interest in the automotive industry through a nationwide... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Award-winning photos from our Deseret News photographers

The Utah News Photographers Association released the names of the 2013 winners in the annual photojournalism competition over the weekend. Deseret News photographers took home more than 20 awards... Read more »

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Ogden woman found dead was never reported missing, police say

Weber County sheriff's investigators have identified the body of a woman found near a popular hiking trail on Ogden's bench area. Read more »

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Bear spotted near Jeremy Ranch; residents asked to take precautions

Homeowners near Jeremy Ranch are taking extra precautions after neighbors spotted a wandering bear. Read more »

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2 fugitives arrested thanks to alert late-night Wal-Mart shopper

An alert woman shopping at Wal-Mart late Tuesday helped police arrest two fugitives from Washington who had been on the run for over week. Read more »

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Community honors Idaho officer fatally shot on patrol

Hundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil for a veteran police officer who was shot and killed while patrolling a northern Idaho neighborhood, some traveling from out of state and others... Read more »

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After finding a vehicle they believe to be used by Washington fugitives, police find the duo in Springville

Nephi police believe they have located the vehicle used by two Washington state sex offenders who are wanted parolees. Read more »

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9-month anniversary of landslide marked by community frustration

On the nine-month anniversary of the landslide in North Salt Lake, City Council Chambers were filled to capacity as city leaders laid out a plan to remediate the damage. Read more »

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Officers used Taser, bean bag rounds before shooting Roosevelt man, investigators say

Officers negotiated with an armed man for nearly 50 minutes Sunday, and then used a Taser and special "less-than-lethal" shotgun rounds to try to subdue him before a Roosevelt police officer shot... Read more »

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West Valley man tried to kill roommate with knife, police say

A man suffered injuries to his head, face and hand after his roommate attempted to murder him last week, according to charges filed Tuesday against a West Valley City man. Read more »

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Becker: 'Salt Lake City is well-positioned for the future'

Mayor Ralph Becker delivered his budget to the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday, setting a course to keep the city on a thriving trajectory in the aftermath of the recession’s lean budget... Read more »

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Finding cause of death for body discovered near Ogden may take months

Detectives are still sorting through evidence after a woman's body was recovered from the Ogden bench Monday morning. Read more »

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Humanitarian Bishnu Adhikari hopeful for better future following Nepal earthquake

Despite the death and destruction caused by last week's earthquake, Nepal humanitarian Bishnu Adhikari is full of gratitude and hope for the future. Read more »

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Police say boy accidentally shot girl in the leg in West Valley

A 16-year-old girl had injuries that were not life-threatening after she was accidentally shot in the leg Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

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New prison site could be recommended next month

With a recommendation for a new location for the Utah State Prison coming as soon as next month, opponents of the move are stepping up their efforts. Read more »

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Audit reveals flawed projections on Utah's water needs

An audit found the state of Utah is relying on inaccurate water data, using outdated basin plans and ignoring development of local water supplies when it projects the amount of water to meet... Read more »

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Build week celebrates women in community, construction

In honor of mothers, the Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity is celebrating Women’s Build Week, an initiative to include more women in the nonprofit organization’s community... Read more »

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