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Former furniture office manager charged with forgery

The former manager of a furniture exchange company has been charged with fraud and arrested. Read more »

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Officials to authorize construction on electric transmission line in Beaver County

Officials will hold a signing ceremony next week to authorize construction for a new energy transmission line in Beaver County. Read more »

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UTOPIA mayors looking for alternative method to poll residents

The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the... Read more »

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Utah Legislature website takes top award at summit

The Utah Legislature's website, le.utah.gov, took home the 2014 Online Democracy Award this week during the National Conference of State Legislatures' 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis. Read more »

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Jury deliberations underway in Uintah County murder case

A jury of five men and three women is now weighing the evidence in the Uintah County murder case against a Fort Duchesne man accused of killing a jailhouse acquaintance in April 2013 and then... Read more »

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Utah County teen made bomb threat, other threats throughout country, police say

A 16-year-old Saratoga Springs boy has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat on the first day of school at Westlake High School on Tuesday. Police say he is also responsible for similar... Read more »

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State School Board confirms interim superintendent amid concerns of conflict

The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a... Read more »

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Flooding at BYU cancels Thursday afternoon Education Week classes in Marriott Center

A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »

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Utah company being considered to stop radioactive leak at Japanese nuclear plant

More than three years ago, a powerful earthquake struck the coast of Japan. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant remains offline and is leaking contaminated water. A Utah company has proposed a... Read more »

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Utah claims top ACT scores for second year

Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »

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Uintah County residents clean up after back-to-back flash floods

Homeowners in the Uintah County community of Maeser have a mess on their hands after back-to-back flash floods tore through their neighborhood this week. Read more »

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Logan man had pornographic images of local children, police say

A Logan man accused of downloading and manufacturing his own child pornography has been charged and arrested. Read more »

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Judge appointed to Syracuse Justice Court

Catherine Jeane Hoskins has been appointed to the Syracuse City Justice Court by Mayor Terry Palmer. Read more »

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Permits available for Arches National Park

Free day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online. Read more »

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Capitol Reef National Park to mark Wilderness Act anniversary

Capitol Reef National Park will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wildnerness Act. Read more »

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Children at Road Home receive school supplies

More than 100 children who have recently moved into the Road Home homeless shelter received on Thursday new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks Read more »

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North Ogden woman sent to prison in drug-related death of baby sitter

An apologetic and extremely emotional Dea Millerberg will serve up to five years in prison for her involvement in the drug-related death of her baby sitter, 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen. Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee to hold town hall meeting for military, veterans

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will hold a town hall meeting that will focus on the needs of Utah’s veterans and military community. Read more »

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Government regulation has become like 'helicopter parents,' Sen. Mike Lee says

Government has become like a helicopter parent with its thousands of pages of business regulations that stifle innovation and job creation, Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday. Read more »

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Man arrested in burglary a week after pleading guilty in drug case

A man who pleaded guilty a week ago to felony drug possession was arrested again Wednesday after residents spotted him allegedly trying to burglarize a car their neighborhood. Read more »

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University of Utah law school names interim dean to permanent post

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees. Read more »

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Murder trial ordered in death of man pulled from car on date

A man accused of opening the door of a parked car and attacking a Chicago man who was on a date was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for murder. Read more »

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Driver who hit, killed judge gets fine, probation

A 79-year-old driver who hit and killed a 3rd District Court judge after allegedly becoming distracted by looking at fall colors and driving into oncoming traffic, quietly settled his case a few... Read more »

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Pedestrian killed on I-15 had history of mental illness, family says

Investigators have identified a man killed Wednesday when he walked onto I-15. Read more »

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Provo company creates program that filters online content

People don't have to go to a theater anymore. They can stream movies right into their homes. A Utah Country company has found an opportunity to help viewers who want to make sure the scenes they... Read more »

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