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New community garden dedicated in Salt Lake City

The Popperton Plots community garden in Salt Lake City was dedicated on Friday. Read more »

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Trial scheduled in Salt Lake arson case

A federal judge has scheduled a three-day trial in September for a Utah electrician charged with starting a fire at an unfinished Salt Lake City apartment building. His attorneys, however, are... Read more »

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Depleted uranium: A desert at risk?

State regulators are studying an evaluation of how safe it would be millions of years from now if large amounts of depleted uranium are stored in Utah's West Desert at EnergySolutions' Clive... Read more »

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Wanted man barricaded himself in Magna house, hid in attic, police say

Police arrested a wanted man they say barricaded himself in a Magna house and hid in the attic. Read more »

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LDS missionary critically injured in Oklahoma car accident

Sister Nancy Vea, 19, of West Jordan, was critically injured while traveling with other missionaries Friday. Read more »

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Six arrested in suspected Spanish Fork drug house

Six people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on a suspected drug house in Spanish Fork on Thursday. Read more »

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Salem man found guilty in 2013 shooting death of wife

After deliberating for about eight hours, a jury found a Salem man guilty of murder Friday night in the shooting death of his wife. Read more »

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Man arrested in attempted murder case, charged with other crime on same day

A man was arrested for attempted homicide against his girlfriend Thursday, the same day he was charged in another domestic violence case. Read more »

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Former furniture office manager charged with forgery

The former manager of a furniture exchange company has been charged with fraud and arrested. Read more »

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Officials to authorize construction on electric transmission line in Beaver County

Officials will hold a signing ceremony next week to authorize construction for a new energy transmission line in Beaver County. Read more »

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Utah Legislature website takes top award at summit

The Utah Legislature's website, le.utah.gov, took home the 2014 Online Democracy Award this week during the National Conference of State Legislatures' 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis. Read more »

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State School Board confirms interim superintendent amid concerns of conflict

The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a... Read more »

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Odyssey Elementary opens doors for open-concept learning and innovative play

Awed parents and excited children flooded the new Odyssey Elementary School on Thursday, taking in the building's colorful, open-concept elementary at back-to-school night. Read more »

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Flooding at BYU cancels Thursday afternoon Education Week classes in Marriott Center

A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »

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Utah company being considered to stop radioactive leak at Japanese nuclear plant

More than three years ago, a powerful earthquake struck the coast of Japan. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant remains offline and is leaking contaminated water. A Utah company has proposed a... Read more »

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Utah claims top ACT scores for second year

Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »

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Uintah County residents clean up after back-to-back flash floods

Homeowners in the Uintah County community of Maeser have a mess on their hands after back-to-back flash floods tore through their neighborhood this week. Read more »

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Family seeks change as poisoned tea investigation continues

Family members of a woman who was severely injured from a toxic mixture of ice tea and cleaning solution say they're not mad at the restaurant, but they want change. Read more »

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Logan man had pornographic images of local children, police say

A Logan man accused of downloading and manufacturing his own child pornography has been charged and arrested. Read more »

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Judge appointed to Syracuse Justice Court

Catherine Jeane Hoskins has been appointed to the Syracuse City Justice Court by Mayor Terry Palmer. Read more »

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Permits available for Arches National Park

Free day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online. Read more »

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Lunch manager on leave after diabetic student was served pizza from the trash

A Utah mom is outraged after she learned school lunch staff fed her daughter pizza that had been placed in a garbage can. Read more »

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Major heroin bust a win for police, but some say it won't make a dent

A 31-pound heroin bust in the Salt Lake Valley is the beginning of what law enforcement officials are calling a holistic approach to fighting the state's heroin epidemic. While notable for Utah, it... Read more »

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Capitol Reef National Park to mark Wilderness Act anniversary

Capitol Reef National Park will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wildnerness Act. Read more »

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Children at Road Home receive school supplies

More than 100 children who have recently moved into the Road Home homeless shelter received on Thursday new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks Read more »

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