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What does a letter grade mean for my child's school?

As educators continue making sense of this year's testing results and an abundance of other performance metrics, parents are wondering what something as simple as a letter grade means for their... Read more »

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Two injured in collision on Mountain View Corridor

Two people were injured after two cars collided Saturday night on the Mountain View Corridor. Read more »

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Couples celebrate one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage in Utah

Hundreds gathered at Trolley Square Saturday evening to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the day same-sex marriage became legal in Utah. Read more »

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Struggling families and the city's homeless find comfort, supplies at the local mission

On Saturday, various patrons at the Salt Lake City Mission were sifting through clothing and personal care items, as well as picking up a box of food to get them through the holidays, when stores... Read more »

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Police searching for two men following downtown shooting death

Police are looking for two men they say shot and killed a man in argument downtown Friday night. Read more »

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A year later, a look at the Utah decision on same-sex marriage that 'shocked the nation'

No one expected a judge in Utah would lead out on legalizing same-sex marriage. But a year ago Saturday, federal Judge Robert J. Shelby was the first to rule on a state's gay marriage ban after the... Read more »

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Photos: Health care company gives coats to needy children

In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare on Friday gave away 100 coats to children at Molina Medical in West Valley City. Read more »

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Anti-police protests tie up traffic on downtown freeway ramps

A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »

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Christmas I Remember Best: Ocean depths fail to dampen spirit of Christmas

One of seven winners this year in the Deseret News' annual "Christmas I Remember Best" writing contest. Read more »

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Once paralyzed, Mormon missionary heading back to field

Joey Cottrell, 19, will likely be heading back to the LDS mission field after suffering from a rare disease called Guillain-barre syndrome. Read more »

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Local Jewish leaders share thoughts on Hanukkah

Local Jewish leaders share their thoughts about Hanukkah. The holiday runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24. Read more »

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Utah economy still adding jobs, report says

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for November grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy compared with a year ago. The state's current employment level registered at... Read more »

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Committee seeks comment on Supreme Court nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on Judge Constandinos G. Himonas, who was appointed this week to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

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Dinosaur expands use of Recreation.gov for 2015 river permits

After a successful launch of Dinosaur National Monument's river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015. Read more »

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Salt Lake teacher wins STEM instruction scholarship

Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain offers Christmas tree disposal

Eagle Mountain offers free disposal of live Christmas trees. Read more »

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Regulators, groups eye EPA rule on coal ash

The nation's first regulation to deal with the country's second-largest industrial waste stream, coal ash, means operators will have to line their dumps, protect communities against dust exposure,... Read more »

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U. student-produced video game wins international competition

Student video game developers from the University of Utah have won Best Student Game in the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge for their two-player action game “Cyber Heist.” Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Fire rips through Orem structure under construction

Fire investigators believe an early morning fire at an Orem apartment complex under construction Friday was the result of arson. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes removes himself from defending state in SB54 lawsuit

Attorney General Sean Reyes is removing himself from the state's defense of a legal challenge to changes the Legislature made to Utah's unique caucus and convention system for choosing political... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police looking for man who allegedly fired at trooper in West Valley City

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper narrowly escaped injury Friday afternoon when a man allegedly fired a shot at him as he tried to arrest an apparent acquaintance. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Photos: Students surprise veterans with trips to WWII memorial

Oquirrh Hills Middle School students surprised eight World War II veterans with an all-expense paid trip to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of the Utah Honor Flight. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Man shot by police in Ogden restaurant fired first, prosecutors say

A man shot by police inside a popular Ogden restaurant in November is out of the hospital and in the Weber County Jail facing charges of attempted homicide. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Layton police look for 2 in violent, takeover bank robbery

Layton police Friday were looking for two men who investigators say entered a bank dressed like security guards and conducted a violent, takeover-style robbery. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police: Vernal woman arrested with car full of stolen mail, packages

The arrest of a woman accused of stealing a package from the front porch of a Vernal home Wednesday led to the recovery of a car full of stolen mail and packages, according to police. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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