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Report highlights earth-shattering increases in central U.S. seismic hazards

A new analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey examines the increased rates of seismic activity in eight central U.S. states. It found that man-induced, ground-shaking events are in many cases linked... Read more »

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Who should pay? City, developer, residents at 'stalemate'

Almost everything in North Salt Lake hasn't changed since last year's landslide, including a debate that continues between the city, the developer and residents of how to proceed with a remediation... Read more »

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LDS artist J. Kirk Richards says leaps of faith, prayer helped him find success

It’s taken more than a decade of leaps of faith, frugal living, earnest prayer and hard work, but things are working out for artist J. Kirk Richards. Read more »

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One man dead after attempted carjacking in Orem

A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded in the parking lot of an Orem grocery store Saturday morning when he was shot by a man with concealed weapons permit who was attempting to stop the man from... Read more »

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Photos: Utah Masonic temples opened to public

SALT LAKE CITY — The Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Utah held free open house tours at temples across the state on Saturday. The event allowed the public to view and learn about the... Read more »

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Lutheran, LDS leaders forge common ground during Lutheran's regional meeting

The Rev. James Gonia, Bishop of the Rocky Mountain Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Elder Von G. Keetch of the LDS Church's First Quorum of the Seventy found common ground... Read more »

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Photos: Hands-on learning about Utah's past

SALT LAKE CITY — Parents and children enjoyed the kick-off to Archaeology and Preservation Month at Salt Lake Community College's south campus Saturday, learning about the state's... Read more »

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Governor, legislators leave 'baggage' behind in Medicaid expansion

Gov. Gary Herbert's announcement that he and legislative leaders "agreed to start over" on Medicaid expansion is apparently more about politics than policy. Read more »

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Proposed trade legislation could boost Utah exports, Hatch says

A hotly debated bill that would presumably open up trade for domestic producers, including many Utah businesses, may be gaining traction in Congress. If approved, the Trade Promotion Authority... Read more »

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Two assaults cause facility at Utah State Prison to lock down

Officials put the Uinta Facility at the Utah State Prison on lockdown after two separate assaults. Read more »

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Living on the edge: North Salt Lake residents face uncertain future

A North Salt Lake family wrestles with the potentially dangerous aftermath of an August 2014 landslide that wiped out a large portion of their backyard and left their home precariously perched on... Read more »

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Man, 72, dies at hospital after being struck by car on I-15

A 72-year-old man died at Intermountain Medical Center Friday night after he was struck on by a car on Interstate 15. The man had been involved in an earlier car crash and was on the interstate... Read more »

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USU's class of 2015 turned loose

It was a strong year for Utah State University, whose eight colleges awarded 5,830 degrees on Saturday during commencement ceremonies. Stew Morrill, USU's retiring head basketball coach of 17... Read more »

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Witnesses recount teen's upset demeanor surrounding shootout with police

Dozens of witnesses saw moments of Meagan Grunwald and Jose Angel Garcia-Juaregui's flight from police last year. Now their testimonies are piecing together a story for jurors considering the case. Read more »

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Man dies in paragliding crash on Utah Lake

A man died Friday evening after he crashed while paragliding over Utah Lake. Read more »

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Video: Town crier announces birth of England's newest princess

It's a girl! Hear the town crier announce the royal baby's birth. Read more »

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'Thousands of layers': Utah Opera prepares state premiere of Stravinsky's 'The Rake's Progress' for season finale

For its 2014-15 season finale, Utah Opera will stage the Utah premiere of Igor Stravinsky's “The Rake's Progress” May 9-17 at the Capitol Theatre. Read more »

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Theater advance: Hale Orem's state premiere of 'Big Fish' musical has 'great message'

“Big Fish," to be staged by Hale Center Theater Orem in its state premiere, has "a charming and beautiful story, and it has a great message to it,” said director Chris Clark. Read more »

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Hundreds gather for vigil, fundraiser on behalf of Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds gather in Salt Lake City for a vigil and fundraiser on behalf of Nepal earthquake victims. Read more »

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Jury convicts San Juan County commissioner for illegal ATV protest ride

Minutes after a federal jury found Phil Lyman guilty of illegally riding an ATV in a closed southern Utah canyon as a protest against the Bureau of Land Management, the San Juan County commissioner... Read more »

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Body in suitcase is not missing Provo woman, police say

A body found in a suitcase along I-80 Thursday is not that of missing Provo woman Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado, police confirmed Friday. But police are now investigating whether the body could be... Read more »

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Questar to cut rates by $52 million

Questar Gas announced Friday it is requesting a rate decrease of $52.2 million for its Utah natural gas service. If approved by the Utah Public Service Commission, the yearly bill for residential... Read more »

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Police: Daughters of Utah Pioneers plaques stolen from Salt Lake park

Two bronze plaques dedicated to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers were stolen and the monuments they belonged to at Warm Springs Park were damaged sometime between Thursday and Friday afternoons, Salt... Read more »

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Mitt Romney tells UVU grads to 'live a large life'

As thousands of students reached a new summit in their educational careers, Utah Valley University is continuing its upward climb by awarding this year the most degrees in the institution's history. Read more »

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Poll: Majority of Salt Lake City residents say panhandling should be illegal

A new survey shows most Salt Lake City residents are frustrated with the presence of panhandling in the city. Nearly a two-thirds of those polled say panhandling should be illegal in the city,... Read more »

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