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2 Magna killings likely connected, police say

Unified police detectives now believe the deaths of two Magna residents whose bodies were found within two days of each other are connected. Read more »

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Three Highland sisters can hear again thanks to cochlear implants

Three sisters, one surgery. Three girls in a Utah family had severe hearing loss. But they took the leap and got cochlear implants to help them hear again. Read more »

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Sandy City Council bans animal gas chamber beginning next year

Following a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Sandy City Council will require the euthanizing all animals to be performed by lethal injection rather than a gas chamber beginning in 2016. Read more »

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Wind-fueled wildfire sparks scare in Cottonwood Heights

About 30 homes were evacuated and an additional 30 threatened by the wind-fueled Quail Hollow Fire near Wasatch Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights. Read more »

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Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city. Read more »

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U. law school celebrates opening of 'building for the future'

Elevators at the new S.J. Quinney College of Law building were packed Tuesday morning as nearly 900 people made their way to the sixth floor auditorium for a grand opening ceremony. Read more »

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Panel of judges to meet, determine need for grand jury

A panel of judges is scheduled to meet next month to hear testimony to determine whether reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. Read more »

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Schools for deaf and blind offering sign language classes

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is offering American Sign Language classes to the public. Read more »

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Salt Lake County district attorney takes leadership over city prosecution office

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office officially assumed management of the Salt Lake City prosecutor's office Tuesday, resulting in four city employees being laid off. Read more »

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Ogden Salvation Army needs help after thieves cause major damage

The Ogden Salvation Army says thieves are hurting its ability to feed the needy and the homeless. Read more »

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Roy dancer makes 'So You Think You Can Dance' finale, top 4

Roy jazz dancer Hailee Payne was voted into the "So You Think You Can Dance" top four Monday night. Read more »

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Wasatch County to hold open house on school bond

The Wasatch County School Board will hold a public hearing this month seeking input on a bond election to be held in November. Read more »

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30 homes evacuated, 30 more threatened by Cottonwood Heights fire

About 30 homes were evacuated and an additional 30 threatened by the wind-fueled Quail Hollow Fire near Wasatch Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights. Read more »

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1 arrested, 2 more sought in Orem jewelry store burglary

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry. Read more »

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Two killed in crash between school bus and pickup truck

Two people were killed in a head-on collision between a school bus and a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

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Dogs invited to jump in Sandy pool

The swimming pool at Alta Canyon Sports Center will go to the dogs this month. Read more »

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Group calls for action to end epidemic of overdose deaths

Loved ones of those who died because of drug tragedies gathered Monday night at the Capitol to remember them and challenge the community and elected officials to do more to save lives. Read more »

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Highland man accused of sexually assaulting 2 high school classmates sentenced to jail

A 19-year-old Highland man accused of sexually assaulting two of his high school classmates has been sentenced to a year in jail to allow the girls to finish out their senior year. Read more »

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Man found dead in the road in Avenues area

Salt Lake City police were investigating whether the death of a man found in the middle of a street was drug-related. Read more »

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3 issues that will undoubtedly affect Utah County business in 2016

On Sept. 16, 2015, some of Utah Valley’s most influential business and community leaders will gather together to discuss some of the most important issues currently facing the valley. Read more »

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By Utah Valley Chamber | BrandView

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Plumes of chlorine gas to be released on Dugway testing grounds

The U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground is working with the Department of Homeland Security this week for 5- and 10-ton releases of chlorine gas — a chemical that could be deadly if... Read more »

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E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens. Read more »

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West Valley hosts National Night Out Against Crime celebration

Zachary Felt has his photo taken during West Valley City's National Night Out Against Crime celebration Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center. Read more »

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Does coal have a future in Utah? Should it?

Even in the face of mounting pressures over mining and coal-fired power plants, Utah's coal industry is looking to stay in business through planned mine expansions and a possible shipping port for... Read more »

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Opponents of coal production say there is a better way

There's been a steady march to closure for the nation's coal-fired power plants, which raises questions about coal as a source of energy going into the future. Utah has not escaped its own... Read more »

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