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Governor names Joseph Miner head Utah health department

Dr. Joseph Miner says he understands care for the uninsured and people on Medicaid well from his experience with community clinics in Utah County. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton making brief fundraising stop in Utah

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Arches Mutual Insurance Co. loses $19.9M in first year

A health insurance co-op that launched the first new health plan in Utah in almost two decades ended with $19.9 million in losses last year. Read more »

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South Salt Lake ranks as most expensive city in tax watchdog report

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a “snapshot” of what their local governments already cost as they... Read more »

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Ogden man arrested in child rape investigation

A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the rape of a 12-year-old girl, North Ogden police announced Monday. Read more »

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Murray School District to hold registration assistance event

The Murray School District is holding an enrollment night for registration assistance 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 E. 5300 South. Read more »

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Randall Skanchy named presiding judge in 3rd District Court

Randall Skanchy has been named presiding judge for the 3rd Judicial District for a two-year term. Read more »

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See mountain goats in unique terrain during free event

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host its annual Goat Watch on the Tushar Mountains east of Beaver on Saturday. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Illinois the top party school in the US; BYU still the top stone-cold sober school

The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. Read more »

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Expunging criminal records expected to help formerly homeless people get back on their feet

A pilot program to help cleanse the criminal records of people who were chronically homeless has yielded several successes despite multiple challenges encountered by Utah Legal Services attorneys... Read more »

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Man arrested in connection with Taylorsville apartment fire

A 28-year-old man was arrested following a fire at an apartment complex Sunday. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Stolen Dodge Charger no match for Hurricane police cruiser

A stolen Dodge Charger hit speeds around 100 mph early Sunday but was stopped after it hit a Hurricane police car. Authorities say they plan to book the driver into jail for multiple offenses that... Read more »

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Pro-Israel, pro-peace group launches in Utah

J Street had its official launch in Utah on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City, where its founder, Jeremy Ben-Ami, discussed the pending Iranian nuclear agreement. J Street is a growing pro-Israel, pro-peace... Read more »

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About Utah: He never yelled, but he sure did manage

Managing editor Rick Hall, the longtime steadying influence at the Deseret News and the nicest guy we know, is retiring. Read more »

yesterday

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Motorcycle passenger killed in accident near Evanston

A male driver of a motorcycle was critically injured and his wife killed Sunday morning when their motorcycle was clipped by a car and they slid into the pavement. Occupants of the car were unhurt. The accident happened near Evanston. Read more »

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Recreation, crowds and challenges: What's next for Utah?

Unprecedented lines at Arches National Park. New entrance lanes at state parks like Utah Lake. Utah residents love their recreational opportunities, and so do visitors. A new poll taps residents'... Read more »

yesterday

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Event helps Bhutanese community preserve its identity

Bhutanese community in Utah members attend a seven-day cultural and religious program Shrimaad Bhagawat Gyan Mahayagya at the Sri Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Read more »

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Teen girl killed in Millard County crash

A teenage girl who was not wearing her seat belt was thrown from a rolling vehicle in an early Sunday crash on I-15 in Millard County. The girl was thrown clear of the car after it lost control and... Read more »

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Police release man's identity in fatal garage crash in Kearns

Eric Douglas Fourney, 34, of Magna, has been identified as the man who died Saturday night as result of crashing his vehicle into the garage of a home. The Kearns accident was the culmination of a... Read more »

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Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into garage in Kearns

The driver of a sport utility vehicle fleeing a series of earlier collisions died Saturday night after crashing his vehicle into a garage at a home near 5855 S. 4480 West, the Unified Police... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Herriman man says his brain tumor felt like a 'brain freeze' from too much ice cream

A Utah father and athlete in the prime of his life had a brush with death because of a dangerous brain tumor that he says was first misdiagnosed. His wife insisted he get a CT scan and he was later... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Man injured after cement truck hits car being towed

A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Payson woman found dead in duffel bag near Seattle

A Utah woman was found dead in a duffel bag near Seattle. The body of Jenna Ferguson, 23, of Payson, was discovered Monday morning by a maintenance worker at an apartment complex, King County... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Semitrailer spills milk, ignites fire in Weber Canyon rollover

The driver of a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk suffered serious head and neck injuries when the truck overturned in Weber Canyon on Saturday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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What went right: How one Orem family turned their grief into service, and other uplifting news

Six years ago, the Kofford family lost their little boy. They host a 5K to honor him each year. This year, the family gave the Orem Police Department the proceeds to buy a police dog. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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