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Oil sands mining plan in Utah draws strong reaction

The proposed expansion of the country's first oil sands mine in eastern Utah drew a protest Tuesday in front of the offices of Utah mining regulators. Afterward, multiple groups packed an informal... Read more »

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Service truck rollover critically injures driver near Willard

A driver was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after a large service truck rolled on I-15 near Willard. Read more »

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Archaeologists call on feds to protect Chaco Canyon area

Archaeologists from universities and organizations around the nation are calling on the U.S. Interior Department to protect the area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park from oil and gas... Read more »

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Man investigating gunshots gets shot, police say

A 36-year-old man who went outside his apartment to see if anyone needed help after he heard gunshots was shot himself after exchanging fire with a group of suspects. Read more »

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Man stabbed in downtown Salt Lake City

A man was stabbed while he was walking in downtown Salt Lake City near Temple Square Monday. Read more »

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33 free splash pads in Utah that can help your family beat the heat

We've put together a list of 33 splash pads around Utah that offer fun, free ways to keep cool. Read more »

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Several brush fires doused in Tooele County

About 10 small brush fires broke out along state Route 36 Monday, including one that briefly threatened a fire station, officials said. Read more »

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Lane splits on I-15 near Point of the Mountain

Motorists traveling north on I-15 in Utah County will encounter a lane split near Point of the Mountain as crews rebuild lanes and widen the freeway. Read more »

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Plea deal in the works for man accused in contract to kill woman's boyfriend

The case against a man charged with making a $5,000 deal to kill an unwanted boyfriend appears likely to end in a plea agreement. Read more »

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Canyons District to open online registration in August

Online registration for Canyons School District students begins Aug. 4 for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »

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UVU hopes to become 'national leader' with autism facility, program

Utah Valley University announced plans Monday to construct a privately funded facility dedicated to autism on its campus. Read more »

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TRAX, streetcar to operate late on July 4th

The Utah Transit Authority is offering late TRAX service to Independence Day revelers who are dependent on transit to attend festivities. Read more »

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My view: Poor federal stewardship threatens energy development of our public lands

Large, irreversible withdrawals are among the worst examples of stewardship on federal lands; they are decided without regard to unique geologic deposits that might be available for development. Read more »

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Neil Flinders: Keeping track of school funds is only part of the story

Serious cultural erosion and the loss of vital traditional values now threaten both religious freedom and the family as an institution. In our society, money matters seem to dominate. Read more »

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U.S. Supreme Court overturns EPA's mercury rule for power plants

The energy industry and close to two dozen GOP-led states are celebrating what they say is a significant victory with a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on power plant pollution. The high court... Read more »

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10 Utahns charged in alleged identity theft scheme

Ten people face 66 total criminal charges for allegedly stealing people's identity to commit thousands of dollars in bank fraud. Read more »

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Las Vegas man dies after crashing new motorcycle

A Las Vegas man was killed Sunday when he crashed the motorcycle he had just purchased. Read more »

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15 moments many Utahns will never forget

Life happens fast and before you know it events have come and gone and circumstances have changed. Along with time passing comes myriad memories from millions of people. Read more »

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UVU scholarship to honor late State School Board member's family

A scholarship has been established at Utah Valley University in memory of a family recently killed in a plane crash. Read more »

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Little Sahara visitors center to close due to heat

The visitors center of Little Sahara Recreation Area will be closed through Aug. 8. Read more »

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Man threatened to kill victim, then called him from jail, police say

Sheriff's deputies arrested a Cedar City man Sunday night who they say threatened to kill a man, and then called that same man after he was taken to jail. Read more »

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Ex-Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pleads not guilty to public corruption charges

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pleaded not guilty Monday to felony public corruption charges. Read more »

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Mill Creek restoration project to offer new look, improved native fish habitat

Ten new 20-ton culverts anchored like a chain of building blocks will enable safe passage for native fish as part of an ambitious watershed restoration project involving the upper reaches of Mill... Read more »

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Voice of Utah jazz: DJ retiring after 31 years hosting nightly show

A long-running broadcasting career comes to an end for Steve Williams, the voice of jazz music in Utah for 31 years. He's retiring from KUER-FM. His last broadcast is June 30. Read more »

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Support for law requiring sales tax for online purchases growing in Utah

Lawmakers in Washington D.C., including Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, are working to craft measures that would “even the playing field” by requiring online merchants to collect local... Read more »

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