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Olympic gold medalists team with sponsors as they prepare for 2018

The Center of Excellence in Park City is where athletes dream of Olympic glory, but that dream is expensive. Read more »

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Native Americans celebrate heritage, culture at Liberty Park

The 20th annual Native American Celebration in the Park on Thursday at Liberty Park honored the heritage and culture of Native Americans with dancing, food and entertainment for the entire family. Read more »

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Pioneer Day takes over social media as Utahns celebrate with tweets and tributes

Here's a look at what people across Utah are saying about Pioneer Day and how they're celebrating. Read more »

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See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

See the Salt Lake Valley through the eyes of the pioneers who entered it on July 24, 1847, as well as the pioneers who came before and followed after. Read more »

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Rare cancer treatment leaves Provo teen hopeful

Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K filled with smiles

SALT LAKE CITY — The annual Deseret News Classic 5K began with lots of smiles at 7 a.m. at the Wasatch Elementary School playground on Thursday. The race, which was one of many races that... Read more »

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Photos: Bountiful Handcart Parade celebrates pioneer spirit

Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »

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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

Using Deseret News archive photos, here's a photographic look back through the parade's history, starting in 1864 and moving through 2013. Read more »

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The ultimate Pioneer Day challenge: Test your knowledge of Utah's heritage

Test your knowledge of the people, places and events surrounding July 24, 1847, and the Mormon colonization of the West. Read more »

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

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Four Utah wildfires fully contained

A 50-acre fire burning in Ogden Canyon since Saturday was fully contained Wednesday night. Read more »

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Young pilots are common, experts say

Flight instructors in Utah say student pilots are getting younger and younger, and it’s not uncommon for a 19-year-old to be flying a plane. Read more »

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Z'Tejas closing after 13 years at The Gateway

One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »

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Chip seal work to begin next week in Ogden Canyon

The dates of a roadway improvement project in Ogden Canyon have changed as resurfacing work will begin Monday on state Route 39. Read more »

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Salt Lake County to donate recycling bins for special events

Salt Lake County’s recycling office is able to loan recycle bins for community events for free. Read more »

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Classes offered for people with chronic conditions

The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainland Association of Governments are promoting "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," a six-class self-management series. Read more »

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Officials praise cross-state data sharing system in finding Montana infant

A monthlong search for a missing infant from Montana ended in Utah this week, and law enforcement agencies said it’s all thanks to a cross-state data sharing system. Read more »

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Heber City on list of top 10 U.S. small towns

Heber City has been named to the list of Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com. Heber City ranked No. 8 on the annual list. Read more »

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Step right up: Salt Lake police hope trapeze will curb crime

Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area. Read more »

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

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Charges: 2 robbed teen girl, deaf uncle at gunpoint

Two people who allegedly took an iPhone from a 15-year-old girl and her deaf uncle at gunpoint were charged Wednesday. Read more »

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

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Pilot who landed in Vernal with 180 pounds of pot sentenced to probation

An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine. Read more »

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'No trespassing' sign may not stop officers from entering yard

The fatal shooting of a dog in a backyard last month prompted a Salt Lake County man to create and sell “no trespassing” signs, but legal experts say those signs may not stop officers... Read more »

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Appreciating sacrifice: Deployed soldiers recall pioneer ancestors, celebrate Utah holiday

Many soldiers with Utah ties who are serving in Afghanistan say they will still take time to think about their pioneer heritage and their families as the state celebrates Pioneer Day. Read more »

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