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Willard police chief helps deliver baby on I-15

A woman who didn't quite make it to the hospital before going into labor delivered a healthy baby boy Saturday night thanks to Willard's police chief and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper. Read more »

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Oil drilling slows in Wyoming as prices drop

A plunge in oil prices has been accompanied by an exodus of RVs from the Wyoming State Fairgrounds, where fifth-wheels recently competed for spaces at one of the few campgrounds in the area. Read more »

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Utah agencies partner to share high-resolution map information

New technology is available to Utah information systems that will facilitate faster decision-making and improve management for government and businesses across the state. Read more »

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Man stabbed by burglar breaking into neighbor's car

A man who saw his neighbor's car being broken into was stabbed twice in the head with a screwdriver by the alleged burglar early Sunday. Read more »

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End of bighorn sheep herd could help others throughout West

The Sheep Mountain herd of bighorns on the Idaho-Oregon border once contained nearly 90 members until the arrival of bacterial pneumonia. Read more »

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Photos: LEGO robots battle to the finish

LEGO provides kits to student groups across the nation to help them test the waters of innovation. Read more »

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Police probing alleged corruption in Nevada Legislature

Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism... Read more »

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Man critically injured when hit by car in Kearns

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday night after police say he was hit by a car while crossing the street against a red light in Kearns. Read more »

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City crews discover large diesel fuel leak in Salt Lake neighborhood

Cleanup is underway after about 100 barrels of diesel fuel leaked out of a Tesoro pipeline in a Salt Lake City neighborhood. The leak was discovered Friday by city crews working to repair a water... Read more »

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Streamlined FanX event is a win for Salt Lake Comic Con

Utah's homegrown geek convention rolled out its second FanX event this week — a smaller, streamlined version of its previous record-shattering conventions. Read more »

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LDS position on gay, religious rights may influence state legislatures around the U.S.

Some experts on gay rights and religious freedom issues believe the LDS Church's major announcement on Tuesday that it supports nondiscrimination laws that balance religious liberty issues could... Read more »

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Salt Lake initiative seeks 5,000 units of affordable housing over 5 years

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has unveiled an initiative intended to build and preserve 5,000 units of affordable housing in Salt Lake City over five years. 5000 Doors will help create housing... Read more »

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Utah high court upholds conviction in '04 murder of Tara Brennan

The Utah Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man who killed a Salt Lake woman for $200 in drug money more than 10 years ago. Read more »

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Does Herbert prefer Salt Lake site for prison? Lawmaker backs off claim

Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, backed off statements Friday he made on his blog suggesting that Gov. Gary Herbert prefers a site near the Salt Lake City International Airport for a new... Read more »

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State GOP chairman wants caucus, not a primary

Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans said Friday the party plans to hold a caucus instead of a primary election next year to choose the Republican nominee for president. Read more »

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Undercover operation seizes $600,000 in drugs, police say

A joint operation by the Weber/Morgan Narcotics Strike Force and the FBI resulted in the seizure of 19.5 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.5 pounds of an unknown drug Thursday, police said. Read more »

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Jury exonerates Marc Jenson in fraud, money laundering trial

After more than 14 hours of deliberation and 11 days of testimony, a jury on Friday exonerated one of the key figures in the criminal cases against former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John... Read more »

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Charter students celebrate their choice in education with Utah lawmakers

Hundreds of charter school children and their teachers gathered at the state Capitol Friday to meet lawmakers and to celebrate the chance to choose their own education path in Utah. Read more »

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Hundreds pay tribute to slain officer on 1-year anniversary of death

Hundreds of people gathered Friday for special tributes on the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. Read more »

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Internationally known violist to perform with Gifted Music School

Students at the Gifted Music School will perform their winter concert with internationally known violist Roberto Diaz, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. Read more »

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Utahn among 'Devil's Brigade' to receive Congressional Gold Medal

A Utah veteran who fought in an elite commando unit during World War II will posthumously receive the Congressional Gold Medal Tuesday, along with the rest of the force. Read more »

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Utah's 'toolbox' addresses homelessness 'very well,' Labor secretary says

Following a tour of Palmer Court, a permanent, supportive apartment complex serving formerly homeless individuals and families Friday, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Utah's collaborative efforts... Read more »

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Police: Wrong-way driver threatened to shoot officer

A man police say drove the wrong way down a one-way street and then threatened to shoot the investigating officer was arrested Friday. Read more »

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz vows pursuit of facts on Benghazi

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday he won't give up his pursuit of the facts about the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, even though the committee he chairs isn't involved in the investigation. Read more »

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Democratic lawmakers see religious freedom, nondiscrimination as separate issues

Democratic lawmakers aren't keen on the idea of folding anti-discrimination and religious freedom proposals into one bill. Read more »

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