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Sugar House man intends to sue police, city in shooting death of dog

The owner of a dog shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer this summer intends to sue the department and the city for $1.5 million. Read more »

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Photos: Cancer patients at Primary Children's receive iPads

Patients at Primary Children's Hospital received a gift Thursday that should keep giving throughout their stays. Read more »

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Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable'

After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion, not including the governor's Healthy Utah plan. Read more »

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Nation, Utah nervously await coal ash rule from EPA

There are 2.3 million tons of it disposed in Utah without much government oversight. The nation's second-largest industrial waste stream, coal ash, is due to be regulated for the first time by the... Read more »

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Land, water rights needed for Nevada nuclear dump

Federal nuclear regulators say the U.S. Energy Department will need to acquire water rights and a land buffer before it can entomb the nation's radioactive waste beneath a long-studied volcanic... Read more »

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Record-breaking holiday travel expected

The Mountain West region is forecast to see the highest number of travelers ever for the December holiday season, with more than 7.4 million area residents expected to travel during the period,... Read more »

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Gov. Herbert nominates 3rd District Judge Deno Himonas to Utah Supreme Court

Gov. Gary Herbert nominated 3rd District Judge Deno Himonas on Thursday to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

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Ray Grass: Snowbasin GM wants people to know about 'Utah's best-kept secret'

Snowbasin is one of the country's oldest ski resorts, but to many people it is still "Utah's best kept secret.'' The challenge that new general manager John Loomis is facing is to let people know... Read more »

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Audit: More transparency needed in funding maintenance of higher ed buildings

An audit released Thursday shows lawmakers are falling short of administering funds related to operation and maintenance of higher education buildings with needed transparency. Read more »

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Jail ordered for mother whose 3-year-old was found drunk

A 33-year-old Utah mother has been sentenced to a year in jail after she pleaded no contest to allegations that she fed alcohol to her then-3-year-old daughter. Read more »

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Orem man arrested in alleged road rage shooting

An Orem man suspected at firing several shots at another motorist in an apparent road rage incident in Box Elder County earlier this month has been arrested. Read more »

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Police find two handicapped adults in 'deplorable' conditions, caretaker intoxicated

A woman was arrested Wednesday night after police say they found her drunk while the two handicapped adults she was supposed to be caring for sat in squalor. Read more »

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Man admits to triple Midvale murder, gets life without parole

A man accused of shooting four people in a Midvale home in 2013, killing three of them, took a plea deal on Wednesday and was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Read more »

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Friends honor Randy Horiuchi's long career in public service with Westminster College fellowship

At a luncheon that was part tribute, part roast, a bipartisan "who's who" of Utah political leaders turned out Wednesday to fete Randy Horiuchi, who served 22 years on the Salt Lake County Council... Read more »

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Visiting minister urges unity among Christians

The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »

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Audit: Utah still relies heavily on federal money

Utah is a little less dependent on federal money than it was at the peak of the recession, but money from Washington, D.C., is still the state's largest revenue source, according to an audit... Read more »

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Technology helps visually impaired watch TV

Comcast has announced the industry’s first voice-enabled television interface — the X1 TV Entertainment Operating System — a “talking TV guide” solution aimed at... Read more »

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Photos: Utah National Guard soldiers return from Afghanistan

Eight members of the Utah Army National Guard’s 128th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment returned home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan Wednesday. Read more »

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Utah 'vampire' trucker challenges arrest in sex slave case

A defense lawyer on Wednesday challenged the arrest of a Utah truck driver accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he drove across the country. Read more »

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Utah's first condor chick appears to have perished

The lone California condor chick hatched in Utah appears to have perished, dashing the hopes of biologists tracking the bird's progress since it was first discovered in late June. Two Arizona... Read more »

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Utah tops the nation in voluntarism, nine years running

For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America report. The report, based on census day, says 45.3... Read more »

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Dispatchers answer man's repeated 911 calls with music to his ears

A man who was tying up emergency lines with thousands of 911 hang-up calls got a surprise gift Wednesday from those once-frustrated dispatchers. Read more »

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Obama pardons Colorado man for 1997 archaeological crime in Utah

President Barack Obama pardoned a Colorado man Wednesday who was convicted of a crime in Utah nearly 18 years ago. Read more »

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Nevada regulators again reject tribal solar plant

Nevada regulators rejected for the second time Wednesday a request to waive competitive bids for utility company NV Energy to buy solar power from a proposed solar generation station on the Moapa... Read more »

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Photos: West Valley police, volunteers wrap gifts for low-income kids

The West Valley City Police Department's Giving Tree program will provide gifts for 164 children from 53 low-income verified West Valley City families. Read more »

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