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Security guard fires shot inside West Valley driver license office

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside a state Driver License Division office resulted in a shot from the security guard's gun being fired. Read more »

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Hostage standoff in West Valley City ends peacefully

A 6 1/2-hour standoff and hostage situation in West Valley ended peacefully Monday. A man who had been holding his girlfriend's father hostage inside the man's mobile home released the father about... Read more »

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Fire causes $100,000 in damage to machinery in Ogden

A structure fire in Ogden early Monday caused an estimated $100,000 in damage. Read more »

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Pelican Beach trailhead closed for construction

Crews have begun performing work on the Pelican Beach trailhead on the east side of Pineview Reservoir. The trailhead will be closed. Read more »

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Midway man takes plea deal in commercial terrorism case

A Wasatch County man who was once a candidate for Congress and an aide to the former governor of Missouri has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors in a case filed under Utah's commercial... Read more »

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Students see 'great growth' in second year of SAGE assessment

While most students in Utah are still performing below what's now considered proficient, this year's SAGE results are giving education leaders cause to smile. Read more »

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Family of man killed by Spanish Fork police say they had no options to save him

Family members of a man shot and killed by a Spanish Fork police officer say they were faced with a dangerous ultimatum when he threatened suicide: Do nothing and risk him harming himself, or call... Read more »

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About Utah: He walked around the lake — in 17 years

In 1998, Rick Porter set out to circumnavigate the Great Salt Lake. In 2015, he finally finished. Read more »

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North Ogden man killed in motorcycle crash

A North Ogden motorcyclist was killed Sunday and his son was injured in an accident on I-84. Read more »

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2 Duchesne County men die in Grand County rollover

Two Duchesne County men were killed Sunday in a one-car rollover on I-70. Read more »

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Utah company brings Disney characters to digital life

"Disney Infinity" characters stand just a few inches tall. But for Utahn Jeff Bunker, each toy figure is a huge undertaking. Read more »

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Handlers learn the finer points of sheepdog training

About a dozen local sheepdog handlers and their dogs participated in a private clinic in Heber City this weekend. The two-day clinic was conducted by world-renowned sheepdog handler Faansie Basson. Read more »

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Families of men shocked in electrical accident thankful for support

The man who was electrocuted by a power line while working on the roof of a Draper business Friday left behind a wife and three children. One of the two other men who were critically injured in the... Read more »

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2 fires in West Valley City destroy 3 cars, kill 3 horses

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses. Read more »

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The battle over coal struggles to find a middle ground

Coal mining and its use for electricity has been a way of life for over a century in Utah, fed by the vast coal beds. Now, the war on coal some say is being waged by the White House has come to the... Read more »

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Man critically injured by power line while hanging sign in Lehi

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi. Read more »

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Man struck, killed by motor home in Salt Lake City

A man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a motor home in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Utah Food Bank security breach exposes 10,000 donors' personal info

A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information. Read more »

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts brings British landscapes to Utah

"The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales" is a touring exhibit visiting through Dec. 13 at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Read more »

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GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane." Read more »

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Mestizo Gallery exhibit 'Proof' presents photographic portrait of Salt Lake City

The Mestizo Gallery exhibition "Proof" examines the individual personalities that constitute Salt Lake City's collective identity. Read more »

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13-year-old keeps dad alive after he was injured by falling boulder

Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son. Read more »

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Book review: Picture book by Park City resident explores making choices in creative way

The picture book “Land of Or” by Park City resident Katie Mullaly looks at the reasons behind choices. Though fairly philosophical for a picture book, it can help readers see the impact... Read more »

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Herriman man dies following fistfight with girlfriend's brother, police say

A Herriman man died Saturday hours after he was punched and knocked unconscious in a fight with his girlfriend's brother whom she had called to rescue her, police said. Read more »

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Utah coal: A story of families, jobs and America's future

Utah coal has pioneer roots, going back to the 1850s when the territorial legislature offered a cash prize for coal found within 40 miles of Salt Lake City. With power plants closing and tough... Read more »

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