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Summer Sounds: Train, The Wallflowers play free concert in Salt Lake City

Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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1 dead, 1 critical in Uintah County rollover crash

Uintah County sheriff's deputies are investigating a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon that killed one man and left another in critical condition. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Behind the scenes of the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Utah Shakespeare Festival's Backstage Tours and Repertory Magic allow patrons to peel back the layers and see how much effort truly goes into creating the shows. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Tracks of Memories: Boy, 12, gets tour of FrontRunner train

Matthew Mancil, a young boy with autism, has long loved trains. After a story about a Union Pacific train conductor stopping to talk with the boy and offer him souvenirs, UTA added another... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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San Diego Comic-Con tells Salt Lake convention to cease and desist

Two comic book conventions could be heading to battle over the use of "Comic Con." Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Draper man dies from injuries in house explosion

Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting Friday

A 31-year-old Millcreek man was shot and killed Friday after firing on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at the man's home, police said. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Peru Fest community event celebrates culture, roots in West Valley City

Peru Fest celebrates the country's rich culture through music, dance, prizes and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Healing souls, healing a mountain

Rio Tinto never mined an ounce of ore at the Holden Mine in central Washington, but it is working to heal Copper Mountain. Its neighbors and partners are a Lutheran retreat, which is celebrating... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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'A head scratcher': Summit County families barely dodge 2 wildfires in 1 year

Some Summit County families wondered aloud Saturday how their homes have been spared despite two wildfires in a year that came awfully close to their doorsteps. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Big on opera: Utah Opera's artistic director shares his passion for all things opera

Christopher McBeth, artistic director of Utah Opera, is an unabashed cheerleader of all things opera. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Springville homes evacuated after fireworks sparked grass fire

At least 10 homes were temporarily evacuated and another 40 were on "standby" to evacuate after a growing grass fire broke out on the east bench of Springville in the middle of the night. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Allies With Families a lifeline for families with children with mental illness, behavioral disorders

Allies with Families, a Utah nonprofit organization, offers support and resources to parents and their children with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. A community-based program,... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Utahns file their taxes, bank and shop online all the time, says state Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, so why shouldn't they also be able to vote on their laptops? Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Remodeling? Experts say some projects add to home value more than others

While spring may be the season for cleaning up around the house in the Beehive State, summer is the unofficial remodeling season for many Utah homeowners. Making the decision to invest in home... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Salt Lake County property tax increases proposed

Several entities are proposing to increase property tax revenues within Salt Lake County. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Satellites track drought-driven groundwater depletion in the West

A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads has been drained from aquifers... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Smoke jumpers engage fire at Dinosaur National Monument

Smoke jumpers and other fire resources began fighting a fire at Dinosaur National Monument that started Friday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Fire near Rockport Reservoir nearly half contained

A yurt fire that spread to nearby brush burned about 120 acres near Rockport Reservoir, triggering evacuation warnings for more than 200 residences Friday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Habitual offender arrested in alleged attempted kidnapping

A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested for investigation of attempted kidnapping. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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App helps consumers compare health care service costs

UnitedHealthcare and other organizations are offering services that enable people to comparison shop for medical services. The information is available through the Health4Me app. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Troopers urge drivers to focus on safety during holiday weekend

The summer death toll on Utah's roads is at an alarming rate. The latest fatal accidents occurred Thursday — a one-car fatal accident in Cedar City and a violent crash on state Route 73 in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Firefighters battle blaze at Woods Cross business

A large fire burned at a business in a Woods Cross neighborhood Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Federal land managers criticized over handling of Cliven Bundy standoff

Republican elected officials criticized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Students write, stage and perform an opera for summer program

Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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