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Community rallies for Kamas family after tragedies

Family and friends are pulling together to buoy up a Kamas family who in the wake of a tragic accident with a daughter also lost a mother. Read more »

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Convicted neighborhood watch shooter Reggie Campos released from prison

A man convicted in the shooting of a neighborhood watchman in Bluffdale three years ago was released from prison on Tuesday. Read more »

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Utah legislative candidate accused of kidnapping, selling pain medication

A Democratic candidate for the Utah Legislature was charged Monday with aggravated kidnapping. Read more »

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Price police seek to quell rumors of violence at upcoming International Days celebration

Police in Price say they have been unable to substantiate online rumors that someone plans to commit acts of violence during this weekend's International Days celebration. Read more »

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Herbert among 6 governors raising concerns over Obama's handling of 'border crisis'

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is among six Republican governors who expressed concerns in a letter to President Barack Obama over the administration's handling of thousands of unaccompanied minors from... Read more »

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West Nile activity discovered in four Utah counties

West Nile activity has been found in four Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions. Read more »

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Parks visitors spent $596M in Utah last year

A new report by the National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey details that 273 million visitors spent $14.6 billion in 2013. In Utah, national parks and monuments hosted 9 million visitors... Read more »

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Jury awards $2.4M in death of kayakers in 2010

The family of two kayakers who were killed in an accident on the Jordan River have been awarded more than $2 million in damages in the deaths of their loved ones by a jury. Read more »

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Lawmakers schooled on classroom technology

Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework. Read more »

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Protesters from across U.S. arrested at Utah tar sands mine

Twenty-one people from 10 states were arrested Monday during a protest that "became physical" at a controversial tar sands mine in northeastern Utah, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office. Read more »

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Two charged in South Salt Lake shooting death

Two men arrested in connection with the gang-related shooting death of a man in late June have now been charged with the crime. Read more »

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Cottonwood Heights home destroyed after boy starts fire

A juvenile playing with a lighter was believed to have started a two-alarm fire that destroyed a Cottonwood Heights home Tuesday. Read more »

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Man ordered to prison for role in fatal 2011 Provo shooting

The second of three men charged in the 2011 shooting death of a Provo man has been ordered to prison. Read more »

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

The Days of '47 Parade and other events around Utah are set to celebrate the Utah pioneers. Read more »

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'Inseparable' Clinton brothers killed in plane crash on way to tournament

Two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were killed in a plane crash near the Virgin River Gorge Sunday night. Friends gathered Monday to mourn,... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Utah kids have lower death rate, but more poverty, single-parent families

The annual reckoning on childhood wellbeing by the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds a mixed bag for Utah, which is up to No. 11 from No. 14. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Lightning sparks fires across Utah, evacuates Tooele homes

Lightning sparked a number of fires across Utah on Monday, including a blaze near Tooele that evacuated homes. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Attorney for mom charged with killing 6 babies asks for time to work with experts

A woman accused of killing six infants and hiding them in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home will wait until at least October before deciding whether she wants a hearing on the evidence against her. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Embattled doctor surrenders Utah medical license

A doctor who was stripped of his license to prescribe controlled substances by state regulators earlier this month has surrendered his Utah medical license. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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California man drove to Vernal for sex with '12-year-old,' police say

A California man drove nearly 800 miles to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to Vernal police. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective assigned to the Utah Internet Crimes Against... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Float party gives thousands a sneak peek of Thursday's big parade

More than 16,000 people came to the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy Monday to see 30 of the 50 Days of '47 Parade floats, three days in advance of the big parade Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Cause of fire that destroyed Myton landmark 'undetermined,' investigators say

State and local investigators were unable to determine Monday what caused a fire that gutted Ross Brothers Feed & Seed, an iconic building that had stood on the corner of Center and Main streets in... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Company plans to hire up to 1,000 new employees in Salt Lake City

CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Judge to hear motion to dismiss lawsuit filed against Tribune, Deseret News

A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to throw out a lawsuit filed against the Deseret News and the owners of the Salt Lake Tribune by a group critical of the papers' joint operating... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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New solar energy project at Utah Olympic Oval will save $$$

A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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