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Granite School District reminds teachers of don't ask/don't tell gun policy

If teachers are going to carry concealed weapons, they shouldn't advertise it, according to the Granite School District. Read more »

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Death row inmate loses latest appeal with Utah Supreme Court

The Utah Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal from Ralph Leroy Menzies, who has been on death row for 26 years. But his federal court appeals could still take many years. Read more »

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Massive green-energy project taps salt caverns near Delta

An $8 billion green-energy project detailed in a Tuesday teleconference proposes to take Wyoming wind energy, store it in huge salt caverns near Delta in Millard County and ultimately convey that electricity to Southern California... Read more »

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Man leads officers on chase in stolen lawn care truck, police say

A man who police say stole a pickup truck and trailer before leading officers on a chase through rural Layton was arrested after he became stuck in the dirt. Read more »

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Utah's expanding Hispanic business at center of national convention

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its national convention Monday in Salt Lake City, offering training for Latino small-business owners and recognizing the growing role of Hispanic women in... Read more »

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Police release girls' panicked, frenzied 911 call of alleged kidnapping

Santaquin police Monday released the emotional 911 recording that two Bountiful girls made just minutes after escaping from three people who police say kidnapped them and held them hostage for 19... Read more »

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'Five or six' possible sites for convention hotel in downtown Salt Lake City

Among the "five or six" possible locations for a planned headquarters hotel for the Salt Palace Convention Center are spots on the convention center grounds itself, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Creativity of ALS ice bucket challenge boosts charity's success

It's the goal of every charitable organization — spreading awareness and raising funds for a specific cause. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Man allegedly exposing himself near high school arrested

A naked man who police say was performing lewd acts in view of girls as they walked home from Brighton High School was arrested Monday afternoon. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Accused rapist rejects plea deal

An Orem man charged with kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school rejected a plea deal offer from prosecutors Monday. Read more »

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Debates ready to start, third-party candidates not included

Republican Rep. Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer will square off Tuesday in the Utah Debate Commission's first prime-time debate, which won't include third-party candidates. Read more »

23 hours ago

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Man involved in 2010 fatal 'road rage' crash 'never wanted this to happen'

A man convicted in a 2010 fatal accident that investigators say was the result of road rage may soon be released from prison. Read more »

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South Davis Metro firefighters honor two fallen colleagues

South Davis Metro firefighters dedicated a memorial to two of their fallen colleagues at a station in Bountiful on Monday. Read more »

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West Valley animal shelter hosting Pet Fest

The West Valley City Animal Shelter is hosting its fourth annual Pet Fest. Read more »

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West Nile virus detected in Utah horses

Tests have confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in Utah horses in Box Elder, Uintah and Iron counties. Read more »

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BLM plans rangeland restoration projects in southern Utah

Three vegetation improvement projects will get underway Oct. 6 on public and state lands in Kane and Garfield counties. Read more »

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Trial hunting program begins in Utah

A new trial hunting program offered by the state Division of Wildlife Resources allows a person to hunt before taking hunter education courses. Read more »

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Tracy Aviary receives accreditation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has again granted accreditation to Tracy Aviary. Read more »

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Hillcrest High principal named to National Merit Scholar advisory panel

Hillcrest High School Principal Sue Malone has accepted an invitation to join the national advisory panel of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Read more »

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Man tried to sell drugs to officers, police say

Salt Lake police say a man flagged down a car and offered to sell drugs to two police officers early Sunday. Read more »

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Mothers of kidnapped Bountiful girls speak out

The mothers of two Bountiful girls police say were kidnapped at knife point and held hostage for 19 hours before escaping in Santaquin don't believe it was a spur of the moment crime. Read more »

yesterday

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Police arrest armed man after foot chase in Salt Lake City

Police arrested an armed man after chasing him on foot through heavy pedestrian traffic Sunday night. Read more »

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About Utah: Remembering the most brilliant man in the room

Dr. Chase Peterson leaves a legacy of being interested in everyone and everything — and encouraging one and all to expand their minds. Read more »

yesterday

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Q-and-A with Val Hale: a 'pretty unbelievable' career path

Val Hale has been athletic director at BYU and a vice president at UVU; now the governor has appointed him head of the state's economic development department. Read more »

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Kearns man identified in Parleys Canyon motorcycle crash

The Utah Highway Patrol identified a man Sunday who died in a motorcycle crash Saturday. Read more »

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