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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

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Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office. Read more »

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Jim Bennett: One 11-year-old's perspective on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

First-time theatre critic Jamie Bennett, 11, offers his thoughts about five plays from the 2016 season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Read more »

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Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer history

Several area museums share artifacts, art, exhibits or hands-on activities to help visitors connect with Utah’s early pioneer history. Read more »

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Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

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Motorcyclist critical but stable condition after high speed crash

A motorcyclist was in critical but stable condition Saturday evening after a high speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon. He was wearing a helmet and other protective gear that likely saved his... Read more »

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Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

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13,740 acres burned in Antelope Island fire

Crews battling a wildfire on Antelope Island reached 35 percent containment Saturday evening after an estimated 13,740 acres burned. The fire consumed almost half of the state park's acreage. Read more »

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Provo house fire causes $100,000 in damage; two vehicles burned

A fire tore through the garage of a Provo home Friday, causing about $100,000 in damage. Read more »

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Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday. Read more »

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years. Read more »

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Honoring the past: Things to do in Utah this weekend for Pioneer Day

This weekend Utah honors the pioneers who travelled across the plains and settled the area in which we live. Activities and events are held throughout the state to honor the pioneers for their... Read more »

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Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed. Read more »

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Bountiful Handcart Days Parade brings thousands together

Thousands of parade-goers faced 100 degree temperatures Friday evening to attend the 65th annual Bountiful Handcart Days Parade. Read more »

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LDS Church asks court to void subpoena in civil court case

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church... Read more »

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Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. Read more »

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2 homes, 3 other buildings damaged in fast-moving Weber County fire

A fire on a hillside near Pleasant View was threatening homes early Friday evening. Read more »

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Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas. Read more »

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Police say man murdered his mother in her Tooele home

A man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was arrested Friday morning. Read more »

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

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Amid algal bloom scare, Riverton residents can now use water for crops, gardens

Riverton City leaders convened an emergency meeting Friday to discuss health concerns and test results on water contaminated with cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. They voted to turn secondary... Read more »

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USU student named to state Board of Regents

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Ty Aller, a doctoral student at Utah State University, as the student regent on the state Board of Regents for 2016-17 school year. Read more »

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UDOT to begin adding lanes to I-15 in Farmington on Tuesday

The Utah Department of Transportation will begin work as early as Tuesday to add auxiliary lanes to I-15 in Farmington. Read more »

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Draper moves glass recycling dumpster

Draper has moved its glass recycle dumpster to the Public Works Facility, 72 E. Sigovah Court (14525 South), because the property it was on has been sold. Read more »

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Man questioned in Tooele fires released from jail

As Tooele police and fire officials continue to investigate who may have started a devastating field fire that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more, the only person... Read more »

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

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Utah County theater's 'Oliver!' seeks to provide food for hungry children

Alpine Community Theater's production of "Oliver!" will nourish the community, through theater and nutrition packs. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: I know what it's like to be the mother of a 'bully'

I know what it’s like to be that mom. The one who is always worried about her kid — not because of what someone else could do, but because of what my kid could do. I know what it feels... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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15-year-old killed in lightning strike at Flaming Gorge

A 15-year-old Utah County girl was killed by a lighting strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Daggett County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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UTA offers fare for food in Utah Food Bank drive

The Utah Transit Authority will give $5 FAREPAY cards to riders who bring a food donation for the Utah Food Bank. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah Small Business Development Center gets new director

Michael Finnerty has been named state director for the Utah Small Business Development Center, which is hosted and located at Utah State University and operated through USU Extension. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Chevron wants to stop monitoring Red Butte Creek 6 years after spill

Chevron is asking the Utah Division of Water Quality to stop requiring any monitoring of Red Butte Creek, six years after 800 barrels of oil from a ruptured pipeline contaminated the urban... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Roy home destroyed in fire

A Roy home is a total loss after a fire ripped through it Thursday afternoon. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: ICU evacuated after man barricades himself in hospital room

The intensive care unit at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was evacuated Thursday night while officers negotiated with a man armed with a club who had barricaded himself in a room, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Photos: Freak accident sends utility truck into Kearns home

Officials respond to the scene after a large telecommunications utility truck crashed into a home in Kearns early Thursday. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegation tours Ralphie's house

Matt Holton has a photo taken with a leg lamp as Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the house featured in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story” before attending the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Officials: Two women in Utah with Zika are currently pregnant

Two Utah women with Zika virus are currently pregnant, Utah Department of Health spokesman Tom Hudachko said Thursday. And two more women who were pregnant while infected have since given birth to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction worker critically hurt in 4-story fall in Orem

A construction worker was critically injured in a four-story fall Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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