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Gov. Gary Herbert wants lawmakers to 'pull together' on Medicaid expansion alternative

Gov. Gary Herbert told an audience Tuesday at his annual health summit that included Utah lawmakers they need "to find a way to pull together" on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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Consumer confidence continues to climb in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index jumped 2.5 points to 109.3 in September — just short of the 110-point level indicating a fully functioning economy. In stark contrast, the national... Read more »

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Mother and son charged in drive-by shooting after fight at school

A mother and son have been charged in a drive-by shooting that police say followed a gang fight at a Millcreek high school last week. Read more »

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Police in Utah can send untested rape kits to state crime lab

Beginning Wednesday, police agencies around Utah can begin submitting thousands of untested sexual assault kits to the state crime lab. Read more »

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Tests on Eagle Mountain water come back clean; voluntary advisory lifted

Eagle Mountain's culinary water is free of contaminants, according to city officials, who had urged residents not to use the water for any reason Monday after a break-in was discovered at one of... Read more »

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New poll shows more support for Sen. Mike Lee

More than half of Utah voters, 54 percent, approve of the job Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is doing, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll by Dan Jones & Associates. Read more »

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Ex-girlfriend of man who killed Draper officer to stand trial on obstruction charges

Traci Lee Vaillancourt, the ex-girlfriend of a man who fatally shot Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson last year, was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on obstruction charges filed after the shooting. Read more »

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Relatives of Springville family 'shocked and heartbroken'

Relatives of the five members of a Springville family who died mysteriously in their homes over the weekend made their first public appearance and comments since the tragedy on Tuesday. Read more »

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Chaffetz 'outraged' over threats to Obama, family as reports of Secret Service security lapses surface

A security lapse by the Secret Service during a recent presidential visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta endangered the life of President Barack Obama, Rep. Jason... Read more »

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Salt Lake County lands on Top 10 list of polluted housing markets

Based on air quality and other factors, Salt Lake County landed on a top 10 list of polluted housing markets in the nation. The rankings are based on data gathered by Homefacts and analyzed by an... Read more »

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Utah family into film, acting, directing and producing movies

The Johnson family of Midway is into movies and successfully making movies. The Utah family's mom and seven siblings act, produce, direct and do hair on sets that most recently include one in Lehi... Read more »

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Juan Diego students create art at Capitol

Juan Diego Catholic High School’s visual arts class is creating artwork for the Utah State Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition. Read more »

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NAACP pushes for policy changes on Utah's energy front

The Utah branch of the NAACP said clean energy and the transition away from burning fossil fuels is a matter of economic and environmental justice. Communities of color, it asserts, are impacted by... Read more »

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Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff appears before alcohol commission for permit

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff attended Tuesday's state alcohol commission meeting with his brother who sought a special permit for a product he is developing. Read more »

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Judge refuses to toss charges against man who allegedly killed Millard County deputy

A judge declined Tuesday to dismiss federal murder charges against a man who was acquitted in state court of killing a Millard County sheriff's deputy. Read more »

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Tooele man charged in lye attack

Criminal charges have been filed against a Tooele man who allegedly sprayed lye on another man who he believed had stolen his wife's car, causing burns on his face on possible blindness. Read more »

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A.G. candidates Sean Reyes, Charles Stormont to debate Wednesday

GOP Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU. Read more »

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Nominees announced for 1st District Juvenile Court vacancy

The 1st District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. Read more »

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Body cam video helps D.A. clear officer in shooting death of 20-year-old

With the help of video from a body camera, the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office ruled that Salt Lake police officer Bron Cruz was justified in shooting 20-year-old Dillon Taylor. Read more »

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Salt Lake City, Wasatch Community Gardens to host open houses

The Salt Lake City Division of Sustainability, in partnership with Wasatch Community Gardens, will host community garden open houses in October. Read more »

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Follow the yellow corn road: 'Wizard of Oz'-themed corn maze opens this week

Cornbelly's corn maze is set to open Friday, Oct. 3, at Thanksgiving Point. Featuring a new design each year, this year’s main maze pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of the "Wizard of Oz." Read more »

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SLCC dedicates green space to former college president

Salt Lake Community College officials this week dedicated new green space at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in honor of former school President Jay L. Nelson. Read more »

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Utah County GOP sets schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine

The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem. Read more »

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Professor to speak on 19th century black debate group

Professor Angela G. Ray, a communication scholar, will present the University of Utah’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture on the history of the Clionan Debating Society. Read more »

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Charges: Man kidnapped mom, children in attempt to flee police

A mother and her children had a frightening experience Sunday when a man being chased by police jumped in her car. She refused to move when he told her to drive away. Read more »

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