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10-month-old girl drowns in bathtub in Eagle Mountain

A 10-month-old girl drowned in a bathtub Thursday after her mother was called to a different room to help another child. Read more »

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Mia Love paying back money spent on questioned D.C. trip

Rep. Mia Love is paying back the cost of a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., last April after a national publication questioned more than $1,100 in travel expenses billed to taxpayers. Read more »

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FBI investigating fatal crash on Ute reservation

Federal agents have secured a search warrant for a sport-utility vehicle that was involved in an April crash on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation that killed one man and injured five others. Read more »

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Volunteers line up mile of donations for Utah Food Bank (+photos)

Generous Utahns were Beating Hunger by a Mile as 12,000 donated food items lined State Street from the Salt Lake City-County Building to the state Capitol Thursday. Read more »

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Joint education conference focuses on improving long-term student outcomes

A joint education conference of educators, lawmakers and businesses at Southern Utah University culminated Thursday with several goals aimed at giving Utah students a more competitive edge in a... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Israeli man allegedly launched cyberattack on Overstock.com

An Israeli man faces federal charges for allegedly launching a cyberattack against Utah-based Overstock.com. Read more »

12 hours ago

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New law helps Utah avoid marriage license conflict playing out in Kentucky

A new Utah law requires county clerks to create policies to issue marriage licenses, but it doesn't dictate those guidelines. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Water sampling at Lake Powell shows little immediate impact from mine spill

Sampling at Lake Powell shows normal levels of contaminants that meet drinking water standards and sediment results that are within "recreational" range. Long-term monitoring will continue after... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Man charged with holding girlfriend's father hostage

A man who police say held his girlfriend's father hostage for more than five hours earlier this week was charged Thursday in two separate cases. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Burglars broke into postal trucks while carriers were delivering mail, police say

Police say a brazen group of burglars has been breaking into U.S. Postal Service trucks and stealing mail while postal workers are outside delivering mail. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Maverik launches anti-DUI campaign as UHP prepares for holiday weekend

Maverik is launching an anti-drunken driving campaign at its stores as UHP troopers prepare for the Labor Day weekend. Maverik's director of marketing shared his experience of losing his younger... Read more »

16 hours ago

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$1M in heroin found in 'complex' hidden vehicle compartments, police say

More than $1 million worth of heroin and cocaine were seized Wednesday night from suspected drug traffickers in vehicles with sophisticated hiding areas, according to Unified police. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Becker says police chief's resignation should have been handled better

Mayor Ralph Becker said Thursday he regrets the way the forced resignation of former Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank played out nearly three months ago. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Lehi softball coach struck by lightning dies

Lehi High School softball coach Carla Grow died Wednesday, three days after being shocked by a nearby lightning strike in Lehi. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Concert preview: Broadway star Kelli O'Hara to perform 'very personal' concert at BYU

Kelli O’Hara is taking a short leave from the successful “King and I” for the Utah concert and BYU student master classes. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Thieves attacked man in wheelchair, ransacked his home, police say

A 66-year-old South Salt Lake man was duct-taped to his wheelchair while two armed men stole nearly everything in his home, according to police. Read more »

yesterday

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Herriman woman wants murder charge in death of son after driveway fight

Blake Burningham, 24, died after he was allegedly punched by his girlfriend's brother, Cole Pedersen, on Saturday and went into cardiac arrest. Burningham's mother now wants Pedersen charged with... Read more »

yesterday

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BYU student health plan exemption expires

BYU students are weighing their options for health insurance now that the school's student health plan is no longer considered compliant with President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

yesterday

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StartFEST participants point to need for computer science education

Utah's flourishing tech and startup scene is unprepared to meet the projected demands of the marketplace. But that could change with a focused effort on educating the workforce early and finding... Read more »

yesterday

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'One drink, one time': New research shows prevailing problem of underage drinking in Utah

National and state research released this week shows alcohol is still the substance most frequently abused by young people in the U.S., and underage drinking continues to be a problem for thousands... Read more »

yesterday

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Carbon County emergency manager charged with 20 felonies; FBI expected to join probe

Prosecutors have charged Carbon County's emergency management director with 20 counts of misusing public money in an ongoing probe that is expected to be joined in the coming days by the FBI. Read more »

yesterday

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Terminally ill 'Little Addie' celebrates 7th birthday

A little girl facing an undiagnosed terminal illness celebrated a major milestone Wednesday — her 7th birthday. Read more »

yesterday

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Police say unlicensed massage therapist groped clients

Police say an unlicensed massage therapist groped several clients and claimed some of his intrusive techniques would allow him to diagnose whether they had cancer, leading to his arrest Wednesday. Read more »

yesterday

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University of Utah launches new institute to help inform public policy decisions

More 100 local, state and national leaders gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new University of Utah institute formed to drive better-informed public policy... Read more »

yesterday

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Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir again safe for swimming

Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir is now safe for swimming after chemical algaecide treatment decreased contamination levels. Read more »

yesterday

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