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Man accused of shooting 72-year-old West Valley man released from jail

The man accused of gunning down a 72-year-old man on his doorstep in West Valley City has been released from jail without being charged. Read more »

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Homes sales down in Salt Lake County for third quarter

Sales of single-family homes along the Wasatch Front fell 3 percent in the third quarter compared with last year, according to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors Quarterly Housing Report.... Read more »

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Salt Lake after-school program gets $500,000 grant

Salt Lake City received a $500,000 federal grant to fund YouthCity STEM, an after-school program for underserved middle and high school students, city leaders announced Thursday. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Prison relocation process slows down

The Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission may have been "premature" in announcing last week that four sites were on the shortlist to replace the aging Utah State Prison in Draper. Read more »

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65-year-old man killed in auto-pedestrian accident

A 65-year-old man was hit by a car and died of his injuries Thursday. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Reducing public corruption should be Utah Legislature's top priority, survey shows

Reducing corruption among elected officials tops a list of issues Utahns want the state Legislature to address in 2015, a new survey shows. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Cancer diagnosis prompts music contest to help other cancer patients

Music has the power to heal, to soothe and to relax. So when one woman was diagnosed with cancer she used it to her advantage. Now she’s hoping to use music to help others heal as well. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Salt Lake County Proposal 1 asks voters whether to renew ZAP tax

Salt Lake County voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to renew the ZAP tax, a penny of sales tax on every $10 purchase. The tax revenue supports 160 recreation, zoological and arts programs across the... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Utah families, researchers play role in discovery of genes linked to autism

Utah families and researchers play an important role in an ongoing study that has identified more genetic differences in people with autism spectrum disorder. The discovery may provide hints at the... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Texas man guilty of negligent homicide in Utah crash that left 3 dead

David Lewis pleaded guilty Thursday in 7th District Court to three counts of negligent homicide for the deaths of three people in an August 2013 crash in San Juan County. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Local economy predicted to grow in 2015

The 2014 Salt Lake County Economic Outlook produced by the Salt Lake Chamber and real estate firm CBRE indicated that the Utah economy is poised to continue growing into 2015. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Legal analysis says public lands effort is flawed; proponents undeterred

A new legal analysis says the effort to seize control of Western public lands is doomed to fail, but proponents are unwavering as they begin to map the effects of that transfer, including the role... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Firefighter carves memorial to colleagues past and present

This past year Battalion Chief Jon Harris of the Murray City Fire Department spent over 60 volunteer hours chainsaw carving a 7-foot tall firefighter tribute statue out of an old sycamore tree at... Read more »

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New poll shows Love, Owens race tightens; both spar in final debate

Republican Mia Love leads Democrat Doug Owens in the 4th District congressional race by 5 points, a new UtahPolicy.com poll released Thursday shows. Read more »

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Race for Salt Lake County district attorney could be tight

Democratic incumbent Sim Gill leads Republican challenger Steve Nelson in the race for Salt Lake County district attorney, a new poll shows. Read more »

yesterday

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Orem’s most notorious eyesore to be completed after years of delays

Midtown Village on State Street between 300 South and 400 South has sat mostly vacant ever since the money dried up to finish the construction. Wednesday the Ritchie group rebroke ground for the... Read more »

yesterday

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3 charged in shooting sought revenge for evicted friends, police say

Four people accused in the shooting of a 72-year-old man on the doorstep of his home had planned to rob him because they were upset that he was evicting their friends, police say. Read more »

yesterday

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Family pit bull attacks 5-year-old Clearfield boy

An attack by a family pit bull sent a 5-year-old Clearfield boy to the hospital Wednesday. Read more »

yesterday

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Red balloons symbolize students' promise not to use drugs

Oquirrh Elementary School in West Jordan has completed a week of teaching students the importance of being drug-free. Read more »

yesterday

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Three amendments to Utah Constitution on the ballot

The trio of proposed amendments to the Utah Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot aren't getting much attention this election year, much to the frustration of a former state official. Read more »

yesterday

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SLC man builds 2,000-pound, fiire-breathing spider

Michael Green spent two years, building a 2,000-pound steel spider that is now on display in his front yard, just in time for Halloween. Read more »

yesterday

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'The time is right' for a digital conversion, educators say

The Wasatch School District is undergoing a digital conversion intended to give educators better tools in teaching effectively, as well as to provide individualized learning experiences for... Read more »

yesterday

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Final debate between Mia Love and Doug Owens to air on KSL NewsRadio

The final debate between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens on KSL Newsradio on Thursday may have an impact in the already close 4th District congressional race. Read more »

yesterday

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Search warrants: Poisoning suspected in deaths of Springville family

Newly-released search warrants show that investigators believe a family of five in Springville died of poisoning last month. Read more »

yesterday

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Utah humanitarian aid worker returns from Ebola-stricken Liberia

The Utah Department of Health is monitoring a second Utahn who has returned from a country in West Africa where Ebola is spreading. Read more »

yesterday

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