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Judge: Disclosing promises to witnesses wouldn't have swayed jury in MacNeill murder trial

A judge has ruled Martin MacNeill won't get a new trial but will be given a sentencing date next week for murdering his wife. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Ron Perlman added to Salt Lake Comic Con guest list

Ron Perlman — best known for his title roles in the "Hellboy" films, the 1987-90 TV series "Beauty and the Beast," and the FX series "Sons of Anarchy" — joins the list of celebrity... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Report: Officer was justified in shooting man who had threatened police

A West Jordan police officer has been cleared of shooting a man accused of violating a protective order and threatening online to either shoot officers or attempt "suicide by cop." Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Can Draper afford to save a historic piece of its past?

Children’s voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Sanpete County father punched, shook newborn baby, police say

A 20-year-old Sanpete County father has been charged with causing severe and multiple injuries to his less than 1-month-old newborn baby by punching and shaking the girl. It's the latest in a spate... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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City library, school district partner to issue thousands of library cards to students

A new partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the Salt Lake City School District has resulted in roughly 14,000 students signing up for city library cards. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Police officers train on motorcycles

The Salt Lake City Police Department is holding its annual motor school for officers interested in assignment to the motorcycle squad. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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State lawmaker calling for criminal probe into UTA development deal

A Utah legislator is calling for a formal investigation into a UTA development deal in which the agency paid $10 million to a developer, later chose another contractor for the project, and thus far... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Woman who drank toxic tea credits God, family for recovery

Jan Harding says she doesn't hold a grudge against the restaurant that served her iced tea laced with a chemical that almost killed her. And she credits God, her family and prayers with getting her... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Salt Lake City Hive Transit Pass pilot program extended through September

Salt Lake City and the Utah Transit Authority are extending the current pilot program for the new Hive Pass. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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UTA offers buses between Clearfield station, HAFB

The Utah Transit Authority is offering a chance to try bus service between the Clearfield FrontRunner station and Hill Air Force Base. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Rangeland restoration planned for west of Cedar City

A 2,000-acre vegetation improvement project will begin Sept. 1 on public and selected private lands located west of Cedar City. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Utah Philanthropy Day honorees announced

Recipients have been announced for the Utah Philanthropy Day awards, which honor people who support the nonprofit community. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Circleville farmers scratching their heads over mystery crater

Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond. Earlier this week, Gary Dalton of Circleville discovered a... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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U. tailgating carries tradition of family and friendship

Christiana Pignanelli just started her first semester at the University of Utah, but she's been on campus for years. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Police reviewing possible nightclub photos of mom accused of leaving baby in trash

New accusations are being brought forward as investigators look into the woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a trash can. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Summit County sees credit card breach after fair, rodeo and demolition derby

Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Apparent lightning strike hits Duchesne County man's castle

A Duchesne County house built to look like a medieval castle was damaged Monday by an apparent lightning strike. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Man charged with killing baby in Ogden told investigators he 'lashed out' in frustration

A man charged with killing his girlfriend's 14-month-old daughter told investigators he acted out of frustration. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Inmates run a 5K as part of a new substance abuse program at the prison

The Department of Correction's substance abuse program, Con-Quest, recently incorporated a new program that aims to use athletic accomplishment to help participants overcome drug and alcohol... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the “100 deadliest... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Couples in Utah same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal

The three couples challenging Utah's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to accept the state's request to hear the case. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Gay rights activists to fight charges for disrupting Utah Legislature

Gay rights activists locked arms on the Capitol steps Thursday demanding to be heard just as they did at a legislative committee meeting earlier this year that ended in their arrests. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Ute Mountain Fire Lookout Tower rededication ceremony set

The Ute Mountain Fire Lookout Tower will be rededicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in a ceremony hosted by the Flaming Gorge Ranger District on Ashley National Forest. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Vying for top dog: Salt Lake County holding race for Canine Mayor

The Canine Mayoral Election is a fundraiser for Salt Lake County Animal Services and all funds raised from this event will go to their Injured Animal Fund. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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