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Spanish Fork-Springville Airport hosting day of activities

The public is invited to the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport for a day of Aeroplanes, Trains, and Automobiles on Sept. 13. Read more »

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Board appointed to oversee school fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »

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Police search for missing Orem boy

Police were searching Wednesday for an Orem boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who has been missing since Tuesday night. Read more »

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Salt Lake City School District announces teacher awards

The Salt Lake City School District has announced its Teacher of the Year award winners. Read more »

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SLCC students offered free week of transit on UTA

Salt Lake Community College students will be offered a free week of transportation on Utah Transit Authority TRAX and bus service from Monday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 31. 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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Uintah County homicide victim always willing to help others, witnesses testify

One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance on April 21, 2013,... Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

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Bomb threat pushes back first day of school at Westlake High

Classes were canceled at Westlake High School on Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police. Read more »

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

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Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Outdoor Retailers Summer Market offers array of cooking gear

Here are some of the outdoor cooking gadgets and accesories that caught our eye from the recent Outdoor Retailers Summer Market that was recently in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

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Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. He announced Tuesday that the goal appears to have been met and then some, with the... Read more »

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'Ticked Off' report shows people increasingly bugged by outdoor pests

Longer droughts, more intense and widespread wildfires, and the increasing prevalence of so-called superstorms are all possible indicators of a changing climate. A new report shows bugs and other... Read more »

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Office of Child Care names new director

The Department of Workforce Services announced Tuesday a new director for the Office of Child Care. Read more »

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Rock slide caused pipeline fracture, release of oil into San Juan River, officials say

Authorities believe a rock slide damaged an oil well pipeline, sending at least five barrels of oil into a wash that drains into the San Juan River. The leak in the Montezuma Creek area was... Read more »

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Canyons School District announces new safety policies for students on buses

The Canyons School District announced policy changes are being implemented to increase student safety following allegations against a bus driver on trial for alleged sexual abuse of two girls with... Read more »

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Poll: Utahns willing to fight for Amendment 3, believe victory unlikely

A recent poll shows the majority of Utahns support the state's decision to appeal the ruling that struck down Amendment 3, but an even greater number believe the Supreme Court will rule a ban on... Read more »

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Doug Robinson: So little time, so many veggies to eat

Some experts recommend we eat 7-10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Are they kidding? Read more »

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Police investigate laser targeting aircraft near S.L. airport

Police are investigating reports of a laser being pointed into the cockpits of three aircraft approaching Salt Lake City International Airport on Sunday. Read more »

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Summer storms scrub ozone pollution

A healthy pattern of storm activity in recent weeks has helped reduce the Wasatch Front's ground-level ozone pollution. Humidity and cloud cover are chasing it away, making skies clear of the... Read more »

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Couple struggling with fertility now expecting quadruplets

A Pleasant Grove couple was hoping for one baby but is now making room for four after in vitro fertilization proved to be fruitful in a way it almost never is. Read more »

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