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SWAT standoff led to evacuation of 40 apartments

A man was taken into custody after a brief standoff with police resulted in in the evacuation of about 40 apartments Sunday. Read more »

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About Utah: Pedal power at the market

Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Read more »

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2 killed in Uintah County crash identified as Vernal residents

Two people who died Saturday night after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon have been identified as Vernal residents, ages 21 and 15. Read more »

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Searchers locate missing family of Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace

The brother of Utah Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace and three of his young children who were missing overnight in the Idaho wilderness were located Sunday after search and rescue crews spent hours... Read more »

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Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with... Read more »

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3 die on Idaho highways on Sunday

Three people died in three separate accidents on Idaho highways on Sunday. Read more »

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BYU grad strikes gold teaching via online markpetplace

In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning... Read more »

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Summer Sounds: Train, The Wallflowers play free concert in Salt Lake City

Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »

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1 dead, 1 critical in Uintah County rollover crash

Uintah County sheriff's deputies are investigating a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon that killed one man and left another in critical condition. Read more »

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Tracks of Memories: Boy, 12, gets tour of FrontRunner train

Matthew Mancil, a young boy with autism, has long loved trains. After a story about a Union Pacific train conductor stopping to talk with the boy and offer him souvenirs, UTA added another... Read more »

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San Diego Comic-Con tells Salt Lake convention to cease and desist

Two comic book conventions could be heading to battle over the use of "Comic Con." Read more »

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Draper man dies from injuries in house explosion

Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »

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Police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting Friday

A 31-year-old Millcreek man was shot and killed Friday after firing on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at the man's home, police said. Read more »

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Peru Fest community event celebrates culture, roots in West Valley City

Peru Fest celebrates the country's rich culture through music, dance, prizes and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Read more »

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Healing souls, healing a mountain

Rio Tinto never mined an ounce of ore at the Holden Mine in central Washington, but it is working to heal Copper Mountain. Its neighbors and partners are a Lutheran retreat, which is celebrating... Read more »

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'A head scratcher': Summit County families barely dodge 2 wildfires in 1 year

Some Summit County families wondered aloud Saturday how their homes have been spared despite two wildfires in a year that came awfully close to their doorsteps. Read more »

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Big on opera: Utah Opera's artistic director shares his passion for all things opera

Christopher McBeth, artistic director of Utah Opera, is an unabashed cheerleader of all things opera. Read more »

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Springville homes evacuated after fireworks sparked grass fire

At least 10 homes were temporarily evacuated and another 40 were on "standby" to evacuate after a growing grass fire broke out on the east bench of Springville in the middle of the night. Read more »

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Allies With Families a lifeline for families with children with mental illness, behavioral disorders

Allies with Families, a Utah nonprofit organization, offers support and resources to parents and their children with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. A community-based program,... Read more »

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State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Utahns file their taxes, bank and shop online all the time, says state Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, so why shouldn't they also be able to vote on their laptops? Read more »

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Remodeling? Experts say some projects add to home value more than others

While spring may be the season for cleaning up around the house in the Beehive State, summer is the unofficial remodeling season for many Utah homeowners. Making the decision to invest in home... Read more »

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Salt Lake County property tax increases proposed

Several entities are proposing to increase property tax revenues within Salt Lake County. Read more »

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Satellites track drought-driven groundwater depletion in the West

A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads has been drained from aquifers... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Smoke jumpers engage fire at Dinosaur National Monument

Smoke jumpers and other fire resources began fighting a fire at Dinosaur National Monument that started Friday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Fire near Rockport Reservoir nearly half contained

A yurt fire that spread to nearby brush burned about 120 acres near Rockport Reservoir, triggering evacuation warnings for more than 200 residences Friday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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