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Biker critically injured in Washington Terrace accident

A 31-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being thrown from his dirt bike in a Washington Terrace intersection. Read more »

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Jury in fraud case deliberating fate of ex-millionaire Marc Jenson

A jury is deliberating whether Marc Jenson, a key figure in the cases against Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, is guilty of fraud and money laundering after a ritzy ski and golf resort he was... Read more »

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2 bills seek more hunting, fishing opportunities for Utah youth

Two bills were recommended unanimously for House approval on Thursday that would expand hunting and fishing opportunities for young Utahns. Read more »

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Former Utah basketball player spreads hope from his battle with depression, anxiety

After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »

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'Crucial' change cuts proposed tax increase for education in half

A Utah lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to increase the personal income tax rate for education has made changes that he hopes will make the bill easier to swallow for Utah families and other lawmakers. Read more »

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Utah's largest oil producer lays off 80 employees in Duchesne County

Utah's largest oil producer laid off 80 of its 540 employees in the state on Wednesday, citing the economic challenges brought on by continued drop in oil prices. Read more »

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LDS leaders respond to reaction over their call to balance gay, religious rights

Elder Dallin H. Oaks and Elder D. Todd Christofferson rejected criticism Thursday that the LDS Church's position seeking fairness for both LGBT and religious people is an effort to discriminate,... Read more »

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Police find Orem woman who left living center

An 86-year-old Orem woman was reported missing after walking away from her assisted living center. Read more »

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Latest Salt Lake Comic Con event begins with celebration of heroes

Flanked by Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, Mayor Ralph Becker issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 29, 2015, as "Salt Lake Comic Con's Day of Heroes" at a news... Read more »

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State legislator wants to dial back new distracted driving law

A state lawmaker wants to pull back a distracted driving law passed last year that prohibits dialing a cellphone and other activities with handheld electronic devices while driving. Read more »

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House speaker steps down from Prison Relocation Commission

House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, has stepped down from the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission, citing how busy he is in his new leadership role. Read more »

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Hundreds gather to salute, honor law enforcement

More than 200 people including family members of fallen Utah police officers gathered at the state Capitol to honor law enforcement Thursday. Read more »

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Utah lawmakers unveil $28 million in air quality proposals

State lawmakers unveiled a dozen air quality bills Thursday, including a measure to spend $20 million replacing aging school buses with clean-fuel buses. Read more »

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U., USU students showcase research for legislators

Undergraduate students at the University of Utah and Utah State University showcased their research for Utah lawmakers on Thursday in the Capitol rotunda in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Killer Dan Lafferty says his ideas influenced Springville family suicide

Dan Lafferty, who is serving a life prison sentence for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a Springville couple's decision to fatally overdose along... Read more »

7 hours ago

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Cedar City man charged with nearly biting off nose in a fight

Criminal charges have been filed against a Cedar City man accused of coming close to biting another man's nose off during a fight. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Felicia Day rides love of all things geeky to celebrity status

Internet celebrity, actress, filmmaker and author Felicia Day has emerged as the ultimate geek girl, riding her love of science fiction and gaming to celebrity status. Day is among the guests at... Read more »

8 hours ago

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Woman injured in Provo auto-pedestrian accident

A 67-year-old woman was in serious condition with a possible head injury after being hit by a car while crossing a Provo street Thursday morning. Read more »

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Annual count of homeless produces valuable data, directs help

The annual count of unsheltered homeless people required by the federal government not only yields useful data for government and nonprofit partners, it frequently results in referring vulnerable... Read more »

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UTA, health officials offering free fare cards to reduce pollution

Salt Lake County Health Department officials are hoping that free fare cards will help encourage more residents to choose mass transit over contributing to pollutants in the air by driving their... Read more »

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Man arrested in hammer attack acted 'like a zombie,' witnesses say

Witnesses told police that Gerardo Enrique Perez was "acting like a zombie" when he allegedly beat a man with a hammer. Read more »

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Ex-officer pleads no contest to forcing teen girl to have sex with others

A former part-time officer for both the Logan Police Department and Cache County Sheriff's Office has pleaded no contest to forcing a teenage girl to have sex with multiple teen boys over several... Read more »

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Driver being investigated for DUI after crashing into West Jordan house

The investigation continued Thursday into whether the driver of a minivan that crashed into a home was intoxicated. Read more »

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Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland

A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children... Read more »

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Study: Utah's decaying local roads require more funding

City and county officials convened Wednesday to discuss the findings of a new study that shows a drastic need for more local road funding across Utah. Read more »

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