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One-third of Utah kids risk becoming impoverished adults, new report says

One-third of Utah children are either experiencing intergenerational poverty or are risk of becoming impoverished adults, according to the state's third annual report on intergenerational poverty. Read more »

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Ground broken for transit-oriented housing development in Sandy

As Utah's population continues to grow, local leaders and private developers are banking on more people looking for a place to live with easy access to mass transit. Read more »

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Heavy rains flood homes, cemetery in Herriman

Days of heavy rains flooded Herriman homes and the city cemetery on Monday. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

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Volunteers wage campaign to preserve historic farm

What used to be just a collection of city-owned historic farm buildings on the northwest side of Grantsville is now a thriving, weekly gathering place for the community, thanks to a year-old,... Read more »

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Utah Shakespeare Festival stages worthy, thrilling 'Sherlock Holmes' adventure

The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones... Read more »

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Utah in wait-and-see mode on same-sex marriage

State officials say they're ready for the seemingly remote possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court would let lower court decisions allowing same-sex marriage to stand. Read more »

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Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though he's holding his annual... Read more »

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Utah Senate requests public input on judicial nominee Kara Pettit

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Kara Pettit, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court bench. Read more »

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Suit: Papa John's fired worker with Down syndrome

A federal agency is accusing Papa John's Pizza of breaking the law when they fired a Farmington employee with Down syndrome. Read more »

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Las Vegas students experience Zion National Park

Over the next five weeks, 110 elementary students from Las Vegas are participating in three-day, two-night experiences at Zion National Park called Concrete to Canyons. Read more »

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National exhibit allows local museums to incorporate personal history

The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is making five stops in Utah, giving local museums the opportunity to incorporate their own personal history. Read more »

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Utahns losing thousands of dollars to phony IRS calls

Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »

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Archives Month presentations focus on building history

"Building History" is the theme of presentations hosted by the Utah State Archives in observance of Utah Archives Month in October. Read more »

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Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November

Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 4-11. Read more »

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Martin MacNeill files appeal of murder conviction

Martin MacNeill, sentenced to prison a little over a week ago for the 2007 murder of his wife, has filed an appeal. Read more »

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Why we don't need to worry that Utah cities aren't growing

WalletHub released its "2014's fastest growing cities" list, and Utah cities weren't among them. Read more »

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Family fun with the top down at unique RV resort

Utah's most unusual RV resort has reopened, which should please folks who'd enjoy a slightly wacky mix of '50s and '60s retro culture, movie star worship and the mystique of a certain brand of RV. Read more »

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12-year-old girl raises $1,500 to buy a Kaysville K-9 a vest

Cathryn Fitzpatrick, 12, raised $1,500 to give a Kaysville police K-9 a Kevlar vest. Read more »

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Police recover 2 guns from fatal shooting scene but don't arrest gunman

It will be up to the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office to decide if any charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man at a party over the weekend. Read more »

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Romney, Huntsman may both be taking nontraditional routes to another White House run

While speculation that Mitt Romney may make a third presidential run is increasing, another former White House candidate with Utah ties is sparking new talk that he, too, might run again. Read more »

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Young dirtbike riders have fun in the mud

Dirtbike riders had some fun in the mud in Pleasant Grove on Saturday. Riders participated in an Extreme Enduro race, in which they rode over an obstacle course including logs, rocks and tires. Read more »

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West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in accident

A West Valley man, 22, was critically injured after a van turned in front of the motorcycle he was driving, Sunday evening. Read more »

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About Utah: Baltic Avenue just bought Boardwalk!

The sale of Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Corp. means the old Park West ski resort is now king of the hill. Read more »

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