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South Jordan names new police chief

South Jordan will have a new police chief beginning in July, the city's police department announced Tuesday. Read more »

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Local authors band together against child sex trafficking

What do Elizabeth Smart and authors like Brandon Sanderson have in common? They've joined with Operation Underground Railroad to free children from sex slavery, and they're doing it in an unusual way. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Magna man charged in stabbing of roommate

A 22-year-old Magna man was charged with a second degree felony for stabbing his roommate in the back and chest. Read more »

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Appeals court denies sex offender's request to drop restitution payments

An appeals court has ruled that a man convicted of sexual crimes against a 14-year-old girl has been ordered to pay restitution in the case. Read more »

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Census report: Utah still last in country in per-pupil spending

Utah continues to spend the least per student of any state in the country, with a 2013 per-pupil amount more than $4,100 below the national average, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report... Read more »

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Utah prairie dog ruling stokes national conversation about endangered species

A federal court ruling on the scope of the Endangered Species Act found that protections for the Utah prairie dog cannot be extended to private property. The decision is setting up a national... Read more »

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Utah launches upgraded website

The state’s award-winning online portal just got a re-boot. The official website for the state of Utah recently received a redesign to help improve functionality and enhance the user experience. Read more »

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Students, community leaders praise Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement classes provide students with real-world lessons in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship, and are taught by more than 6,000 volunteers in Utah. Read more »

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Summer camp offered for ESL students

Immigrant students new to Utah, and those who need to continue working on their English skills, will get that chance this summer with a camp offered by Davis School District. Read more »

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Online fishing survey offered

Anglers can share their thoughts about fishing in Utah by taking an online survey. Read more »

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UDOT hopes new safety messages will help reduce traffic deaths

The Utah Department of Transportation is employing roadside psychology as it tries to keep deaths down during the “100 deadliest days” of the year in Utah. Read more »

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Bountiful Farmers Market to begin June 11

The Bountiful Farmers Market will begin next week, presented by Bountiful Main Street Merchants. Read more »

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Davis County offers caregiver classes

Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services is offering free monthly caregiver classes this summer. Read more »

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State parks of Utah: Northern region

It is no secret Utah is beautiful. Filled with mountains, forests, rivers, lakes and natural rock formations, this desert state looks like anything but a desert. Read more »

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Roy man with Alzheimer's dies from exposure after wandering away

A Roy man with Alzheimer's disease who had been missing for more than 24 hours before he was found unconscious has died as a result of exposure, police said. Read more »

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Upper Mill Creek Canyon to close temporarily

A portion of Mill Creek Canyon will be closed next week as ongoing restoration work is done. Read more »

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3 children, Ogden doctor die after boat capsizes on Bear Lake

Four people, including three children, died after the boat they were riding in capsized on Bear Lake on Monday. Read more »

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Missing Roy man found unconscious in Box Elder County, airlifted to hospital

An elderly man with Alzheimer's disease who had been missing since Sunday afternoon was found Monday evening and airlifted to Ogden Regional Medical Center, police say. Read more »

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Report examines the needs of Utah's growing youth population

As Utah grapples with a growing population that produces roughly 10,000 new students each year, a report by Voices for Utah Children calling for improvement to the way Utah children are cared for... Read more »

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Crews work to rescue boaters from Bear Lake in windy conditions

A boat rescue was underway Monday night on Bear Lake as high winds pounded the area. Read more »

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Hunter student hit by car wins 'Absolutely Incredible Kid' award

Two and a half years ago, Walter Peralta was hit by a vehicle, suffering several traumatic brain injuries. On Monday, the high school senior was honored as the Granite School District's 2015... Read more »

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Foster care labor of love for Foster Mother of the Year

Whether they stay for a couple of weeks or several months, foster children who live with Crystal Wixom, Salt Lake Valley's 2015 Foster Mother of the Year, become family, she says. Read more »

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Carbon County woman gets more jail time in man's overdose death

Amee Averett spent nearly five months in jail while facing charges for her role in the drug overdose death of Trevor "TJ" Whiteside. On Monday, a judge sentenced her to serve another five months... Read more »

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'Accelerated pothole' causes delays on I-215

Three lanes were closed on westbound I-215 at 1700 South Thursday due to the road buckling. Heat swings and debris were expected to be the cause. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain mayor wants to avoid contentious debate at prison open house

Eagle Mountain Mayor Chris Pengra said he wants to avoid a contentious debate when the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission holds its third and final open house in the Utah County community... Read more »

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