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Man dies after being hit by FrontRunner train in Davis County

A man died after being hit by a FrontRunner train Tuesday night in Sunset, police said. Read more »

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Couple arrested in alleged iPhone purchasing scam

Two people were arrested over the weekend for allegedly using fake IDs to get discounts on Apple products. Read more »

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Salt Lake City Council examines backlog of sexual crime evidence

The Salt Lake City Police Department met with City Council members Tuesday to discuss a backlog of more than 600 unprocessed "rape kits" that have accumulated since 2004. Read more »

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Singling out 'fat' children isn't helping them lose weight

Public and private health partners learned Tuesday that the words used in the battle to lose weight may make all the difference. Read more »

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U., Ute Tribe reach agreement on continued use of Utes

After five years without a formal agreement in place, the Ute Indian Tribe and the University of Utah inked a new deal Tuesday that will allow the school's sports team to continue using the name Utes. Read more »

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Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

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Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »

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Utah Symphony to perform at Utah's national parks

The Utah Symphony is teaming up with the Utah Office of Tourism to offer concerts and community events at Utah’s five national parks Aug. 11-17. Read more »

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Teen charged in deputy's death faces 2 fewer charges heading into hearing

Meagan Grunwald, 17, has been charged as an adult in a crime spree that left one Utah County deputy dead and another seriously injured. She will face two fewer counts as she heads into a hearing on... Read more »

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West Valley City displays rehabilitated house

West Valley City and Community Development Corporation of Utah hosted an Open House to promote the Idea House program in which a dilapidated house in a low-income neighborhood was acquired and... Read more »

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Hogle Zoo brings in female snow leopard to mate with male

Utah's Hogle Zoo has brought a 5-year-old female snow leopard to mate with the zoo's male snow leopard. Read more »

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Dinosaur discoveries in Utah's 'amazing place' get national attention

In the past 15 years, scientists have dug up at least nine — and possibly as many as 20 — new species of dinosaurs in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Now, National... Read more »

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Group to explore corridor through Butterfield, Middle canyons

The Oquirrh Connection Committee is in the early stages of discussing a feasibility study to expand and improve the road through Butterfield and Middle canyons. Read more »

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13 tons of garbage hauled away from Lake Mountain area as part of cleanup

Thirteen tons of garbage have been hauled out of the Lake Mountain area so far as part of a massive cleanup project to preserve the recreational area and its hundreds of petroglyph panels. Read more »

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Husband says he didn't know about wife's pregnancies, police say

As police waited Tuesday for results from the medical examiner, questions about how a Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing six newborn infants was allegedly able to conceal seven pregnancies... Read more »

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Less energy use, better cars help drive decreases in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

Americans are spending less time on the road and in more fuel-efficient cars, helping to drive an annual decrease in the amount of greenhouse gasses. An inventory on the Environmental Protection... Read more »

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Taylorsville holding spring cleaning service event

Taylorsville is hosting a cleanup event for residents next week. Read more »

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Adopt a shelf at Murray Library

The Murray Library is offering a chance for patrons to adopt and care for a shelf in the library. Read more »

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Dixie National Forest announces road, campground openings

The Dixie National Forest encourages visitors to "know before you go" and learn about the travel conditions and numerous opportunities available for exploration on the forest. Read more »

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Prosecutors push for trial in fraud case against Jeremy Johnson

Federal prosecutors are pushing for a trial date in their case against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson, but the judge isn't ready to set one. Read more »

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Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker invites residents to schedule one-on-one meetings

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has invited residents to schedule one-on-one meetings to be held on Wednesday, April 23. One-on-one meetings with the mayor are a chance for residents to discuss... Read more »

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Lyft ride-sharing app to launch in Utah

The Lyft ride-sharing app is being launched with local drivers this Friday. City leaders are debating whether it should be regulated like other ground transportation services. Read more »

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Dinosaur National Monument celebrates National Park Week

Dinosaur National Monument will feature special events during National Park Week, April 19-27, 2014. All National Park Service sites will waive entrance fees on April 19 and 20. Read more »

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Southern Utah left wanting for water

The Upper Colorado River Basin snowpack region wide stands at 114 percent of average, but the dry southwest can only eye the bounty with wistfulness. Low stream flows are an example of why the Lake... Read more »

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'Little Libraries' sprouting up in Clearfield

"Little Libraries" for children's books have been popping up around Clearfield, thanks to the Davis Community Learning Center and three Eagle Scouts. Read more »

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LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration

The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org today. Read more »

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