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Salt Lake City's inversion problem could mean bad news for business

In recent years, Salt Lake City has attracted positive attention for having an environment conducive to start-up businesses and career growth. But that could change if the city can’t keep... Read more »

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Western states to feds: Turn over public lands

A public lands summit at the Utah State Capitol drew top legislative leaders from eight Western states who are trying map out a plan to gain control of certain federal lands within their borders.... Read more »

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Christians find "wonder and hope" on Good Friday

Christians commemorate Good Friday through stations and processions of the cross, Passion services and Good Friday Liturgies. Read more »

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Sierra Club labels Utah oil shale, tar sands region great 'climate disrupter'

A report by the Sierra Club singled out four regions in the United States, including part of Utah, that have the potential to be great "climate disrupters" for new emissions of carbon dioxide. The... Read more »

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Utah wind power poised to increase

Development of Utah's wind resources is still in its infancy, but new projects in Millard and San Juan counties are being coaxed to fruition because of agreements inked with Rocky Mountain Power.... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival begins

The annual Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival began Friday and runs through May 3. Read more »

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Crowds to flock to Salt Lake City this weekend

Thousands and thousands of people are expected to come to Salt Lake City to attend several events this weekend, and that means drivers should prepare for some temporary road closures and detours. Read more »

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Davis jail stops charging inmates rent after judge's ruling, but others still do

As Davis County sheriff's officials wait to see how their Pay for Stay dilemma at the jail plays out, other adult detention facilities in Utah are going about their business as usual. Read more »

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$117M south Davis freeway project now underway

South Davis County motorists will have to deal with the pain of orange barrels and lane restrictions for the foreseeable future before realizing the pleasure of expanded highway driving sometime... Read more »

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'Star Trek: The Next Generation' cast reunites for Comic Con event; Capt. Picard on his way

Prominent cast members from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" took the stage for a special event at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience Thursday night. News broke at the conclusion of the event that... Read more »

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M-16 rifle missing for 8 years found in deputy's home

A yearlong investigation into a missing M-16 rifle from the Davis County Sheriff's Office has led investigators to the home gun safe of a deputy who apparently forgot he had it. Read more »

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Emergency prep fair slated for Davis communities

Fruit Heights City will be hosting a Tri-City Emergency Preparedness Fair for residents of Farmington, Kaysville and Fruit Heights. Read more »

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1100 North in North Salt Lake to undergo reconstruction

The section of 1100 North from Redwood Road to the railroad tracks on 80 East will be reconstructed this summer. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Utah jobless rate up slightly at 4.1 percent

Utah’s unemployment rate for March is at 4.1 percent. Officials say 35,800 jobs have been added to the Utah economy since March of 2013. Read more »

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Rocky Mountain Power offers income-based discount

Rocky Mountain Power offers a monthly bill discount to its residential customers who meet specific income guidelines. Read more »

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Environmental agency does Earth Day, launches new blog

How are you planning to celebrate Earth Day and what are you doing to make the planet a better place? The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has been doing the "12 days of Earth Day" and has... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Salt Lake's record-setting convention kicks off its FanXperience (+photo gallery)

Salt Lake Comic Con kicks off "FanXperience" at the Salt Palace, and the governor declares Thursday "Comic Con Heroes Day" in Utah. Read more »

19 hours ago

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2 suspected of binding Layton woman in her home arrested in Tennessee

Two people suspected of binding a woman and robbing her in her Layton home were arrested in Knoxville, Tenn., Thursday. Read more »

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Theater preview: Pioneer Theatre raises curtain on 2014-15 titles in season ‘for everybody’

In its 2014-15 season, Pioneer Theatre Company will stage eight shows, including one world premiere and one regional premiere. Plus, one of the eight shows in the season will be a two-performance... Read more »

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Judge orders girl to stand trial for aggravated murder in Utah County deputy's death

Meagan Grunwald was ordered Thursday to stand trial for aggravated murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. The question now is, what happens next for the 17-year-old? Read more »

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Texas seizes FLDS Church's secluded ranch

The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents Thursday, nearly six years after agents raided the property and... Read more »

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Ogden man arrested after allegedly threatening to 'go out by suicide by cop'

The Metro SWAT team arrested a man who allegedly threatened to "go out by suicide by cop" in Ogden after a successful negotiation Thursday. Read more »

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Salt Lake man charged with choking wife unconscious

A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday after police say he hit and choked his wife until she lost consciousness. Read more »

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Demand for high-tech visas far outstrips supply — again

For the second consecutive year, the caps for visas for well-educated, highly skilled foreign workers were met within five days of start of the application window. Experts say thousand of jobs in... Read more »

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Appeals judges question right to sue in Oklahoma gay marriage case

Whether two lesbian couples have legal standing to challenge Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage dominated arguments in a federal appeals court hearing Thursday. Read more »

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