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New Utah seat belt law will save lives, analyst and lawmaker say

A new Utah seat belt law will save lives, according to an analyst for the Utah Foundation and a lawmaker who works for the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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Boys & Girls Clubs honor local businesses

In honor of National Boys & Girls Clubs Week, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake is recognizing four local businesses as 2015 Community Partners of the Year Read more »

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Family of six displaced, dog missing in costly Taylorsville fire

A family of six is temporarily without a home after a house fire caused $125,000 in damage Tuesday evening. Read more »

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Murray grass fire threatens apartments, takes down communications tower

A grass fire just off of the Jordan River Parkway came dangerously close to homes and downed a communications tower Tuesday evening. Read more »

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State unveils plans to 'measurably reduce' rates of intergenerational poverty among Utah children

Key state administrators Tuesday released five - and 10-year plans intended to "measurably reduce" the incidence of Utah children remaining in the cycles of poverty and public assistance dependency... Read more »

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Herbert signs bills for education funding, criminal justice reform

Gov. Gary Herbert gave final approval Tuesday to not only grant Utah schools the largest funding increase in 25 years, but to also revamp the state’s criminal justice system. Read more »

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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs during a traffic stop in Utah won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in a jury verdict handed down Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more »

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Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

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South Jordan 'pigeon man' loses battle with city

Boris Majnaric wasn't around Tuesday when a crew descended on his South Jordan house to tear down the spacious backyard loft he built for his beloved pigeons. Read more »

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Two arrested in weekend gang-related Millcreek shooting

Two people were arrested Monday night by the Unified police SWAT team in connection with the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy in Millcreek. Read more »

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Utah craftsmen playing key role in U.S. Capitol restoration

A Utah company is playing a special role in the nationwide project to restore the U.S. Capitol’s dome. Read more »

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Utah educators skeptical of civics test requirement

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed a bill into law that will require Utah students to pass a citizenship naturalization test before receiving a high school diploma. Read more »

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State School Board awaits waiver from No Child Left Behind

The Utah State Board of Education submitted a request Tuesday for a one-year extension of its flexibility waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Read more »

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Street trees available for Murray residents

Murray's forestry division will have street trees available to city residents for $45 each, including planting and maintenance. Read more »

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Seminar will cover fishing at Lake Powell, Flaming Gorge

Anglers are invited to a free seminar on fishing the waters of Lake Powell and Flaming Gorge. Read more »

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UTA moves customer service to Salt Lake Central Station

Utah Transit Authority has opened its new downtown customer service and lost and found office at Salt Lake Central Station, 250 S. 600 West. Read more »

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Social Security office moves to South Jordan

A Social Security office previously located in Murray has relocated to South Jordan. Read more »

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Police: Man damages headstones in Payson so dead can be resurrected

A Utah man was arrested this week after police say he acknowledged damaging more than 30 cemetery headstones because he wanted to help the deceased be brought back to life. Read more »

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GREENbike program reopens for summer

As March draws to an unusually warm close, GREENbike SLC, the nation’s most popular bikeshare program, is opening earlier than ever. March 31st marked the beginning of GREENbikes’ third... Read more »

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A study in resilience: Salt Lake man fought cancer with humor, generosity

Dov Siporin didn't set out to be something extraordinary. But his decision to fight his cancer with humor, love and generosity inspired patients, doctors and friends to reach out to those in need.... Read more »

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Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of... Read more »

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Utah consumer confidence at high level, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose 7.9 points to register at 114.4 in March, climbing above the 110 mark for the third time in five months. A score above 110 indicates that Utah is... Read more »

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Autopsy: Man killed in police shooting near Utah, Colorado border had meth in his blood

A Mississippi fugitive who was shot and killed by a police officer in early March near the Utah-Colorado border had high levels of methamphetamine in his system at the time of his death, according... Read more »

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Jury deliberating life or death for Douglas Lovell

A nine-man, three-woman jury is deliberating whether Douglas Lovell should return to death row or be sentenced to life in prison for the 1985 murder of Joyce Yost. Read more »

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Rep. Rob Bishop plans public lands hearings on federal ownership

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he wants to host some hearings on federal land ownership in the West and why it presents challenges to the public education system. His own measure to bring about more... Read more »

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