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Elderly man hit, killed while changing tire

An elderly man was hit by a car and killed Thursday night after getting out of his car to change a tire on state Route 201, police said. Read more »

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Children join in on rodeo competition at West Jordan's Western Stampede

Residents celebrated the traditional Western Stampede with various rodeo events Thursday, July 2, 2015, including the Mutton Bustin' Challenge for kids. Read more »

7 hours ago

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3-year-old dies after being hit by SUV in Mapleton

A 3-year-old boy died after being hit by an SUV Wednesday night in Mapleton. Read more »

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Bicyclist killed after collision at Salt Lake intersection

A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a vehicle late Thursday night in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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North Salt Lake homeowners deny allegations that water irrigation levels led to landslide

Homeowners blamed by developers for watering their lawn too much and contributing to a landslide that washed out their own backyard last year have filed a response to the lawsuit against them. Read more »

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Boaters could be delayed for quagga checks

More boats passing through aquatic invasion technician check points could mean delays this weekend. Read more »

10 hours ago

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State liquor stores using price tags to warn about enabling underage drinking

With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught... Read more »

10 hours ago

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$1.75 million funds new electric vehicles for Salt Lake City

Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Farmington woman tumbles 150 feet in hiking accident on Mount Timpanogos

A woman is expected to survive after tumbling about 150 feet in a hiking accident Thursday on Mt. Timpanogos. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Desire to serve: Even a gunshot couldn't keep Nellie Leighton from being a missionary

Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Utah health officials rule out cholera infection

Two local residents suspected to have cholera instead have a related disease that presents similar symptoms but is less infectious, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Read more »

12 hours ago

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3 corrections employees placed on leave in inmate death case

The Utah Department of Corrections has placed three additional employees on administrative leave as it investigates the death of an inmate who didn't receive his dialysis treatment. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes health clinic

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Is same group responsible for string of robberies?

Police from a couple of jurisdictions are working together to determine whether the same group is responsible for a recent series of convenience store robberies in Salt Lake County. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Stan Lockhart appointed to fill State School Board vacancy left by Mark Openshaw

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education, the governor's office announced Thursday. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Juvenile detention mentor had sexual relationship with teen, police say

Police are investigating an alleged sexual relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a woman who was assigned to mentor her in the Salt Lake Valley Detention Center. Read more »

13 hours ago

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1 dead in Uintah County after track hoe overturns in Green River

Divers recovered the body of a Duchesne County man Thursday from a track hoe that overturned in the Green River east of Pelican Lake in Uintah County. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Pig-shaped hot air balloon crashes in Provo

A pink hot air balloon in the shape of a pig went down in Provo Thursday morning following a midair collision with another balloon. Read more »

15 hours ago

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BLM seeks comment on Moab invasive species control plan

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a plan to control noxious weeds and invasive species in the Moab area. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Fire restrictions ordered in southeast Utah

Fire restrictions will be in effect in southeast Utah this weekend due to dry conditions, current and forecasted weather, and high concentration of vegetation. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Fired special education teacher files lawsuit

A former special education teacher wants $1.7 million in damages from the school district that she says fired her over complaints she made about another instructor. Read more »

15 hours ago

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4 ways to guarantee your kids will have a powerful future

It may be a lack of effort on the part of your parents that motivates you to be the kind of parent they weren't, or you may find yourself trying to emulate your parents because you realize the... Read more »

19 hours ago

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My view: Move the prison for the sake of better prisoner reform

If we pretend the prisoners do not exist while they are incarcerated — or that we would prefer they didn’t — we have no one to blame but ourselves when offender outcomes continue... Read more »

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My view: Utah lawmakers can protect minorities from negative impacts of Clean Power Plan

EPA's new Clean Power Plan is regulation that will leave minority communities with disproportionately fewer jobs, lower incomes and higher poverty than whites. Read more »

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Roosevelt man cited for trespassing in strange dog kennel case

Police say they've tracked down the partially clothed man who was caught on camera entering a Roosevelt family's backyard in the middle of the night and releasing their dog from its kennel. Read more »

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