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Governor selects final candidates for State School Board

The final candidates for the State School Board have been selected by Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

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Former Canyons School District bus driver to remain in jail while judge mulls over video evidence

A defense attorney for a former Canyons School District bus driver accused of sexually abusing two young girls with special needs argued Thursday that the driver had no other choice than to... Read more »

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Lawsuit claims State School Board violated law by adopting Common Core

A new lawsuit accuses the State School Board of violating state statute by adopting the Common Core State Standards without sufficient input from parents. Read more »

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South Jordan police arrest man suspected of armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Police arrested a man they say brandished a handgun while robbing a South Jordan Wal-Mart. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Utah’s interesting, divided society

We love Utah. We love the mountains and the desert. We love the people. We even love the interesting and unique culture. But on some levels, a kind of divided, two-sided,... Read more »

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5 ways to save money, improve quality of life with a manufactured home

Ready to retire in your dream home? Manufactured homes offer comfort, convenience, cost-savings and even luxury. Read more »

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Swallow, Shurtleff case may spark — or squelch — election interest

The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse. Read more »

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Pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight

A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight. Read more »

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South Jordan City Council accepts interlocal agreement, downplays potential for district split

The South Jordan City Council on Wednesday joined with the Jordan School Board and neighboring cities in accepting an agreement designed to stave off a district split. Read more »

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Cartel presence in Utah 'exploding' with violence likely to increase, police warn

The cartel presence in Utah has “exploded” in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives say. Read more »

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U. teams up with Girl Scouts to build energy-efficient cabins

The University of Utah's School of Architecture and the Girl Scouts of Utah teamed up to build three sustainable, modern cabins for the Trefoil Ranch Girls Scout Camp and learn important... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Sprinkler line floods Eastmont Middle School, does potential $500K in damage

A sprinkler line break has flooded Eastmont Middle School, doing a possible half-million dollars' worth of damage just three weeks before classes are scheduled to resume. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Residents credit neighbors for protecting home from flooding

It’s cleanup day for residents who live just south of Levan. Rain Tuesday night helped firefighters battling the Levan Fire in Juab County, but it created a mudslide that caused damage to... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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67 unaccompanied children who crossed U.S.-Mexico border placed with sponsors in Utah

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's office has been notified of 67 unaccompanied youths who have been placed with sponsors in Utah between Jan. 1 and July 7 after crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Man held girlfriend hostage for several days, police say

A man was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday after police say he held his girlfriend against her will for four days. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Witness: More Oklahoma bombing videos may exist

A police officer who was at the scene of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Wednesday during a Utah trial that he saw surveillance cameras at the federal building that may have recorded the attack. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Rural Utah lauds proposed reforms to Endangered Species Act

A congressional measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to institute reforms to the Endangered Species Act, including requiring disclosure of the science that is driving a... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Bear break-in closes Book Cliffs campground

Federal land managers are barring overnight stays at a popular camping area near eastern Utah's Book Cliffs after a black bear broke into two unoccupied camping trailers, rummaged through cupboards... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Man pleads guilty to hospital shooting charge

A man who pulled out a gun in a North Logan hospital and was shot by police has pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Chinatown Supermarket opens in South Salt Lake

The opening of an Asian supermarket at South Salt Lake's Chinatown was celebrated with a cultural gathering Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Swallow, Shurtleff make first court appearance as criminal defendants

John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, Utah's two former state attorneys general, made a brief initial appearance in court together Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Lawsuit accuses state of illegally pursuing road claims in Tooele County

The state is violating its own laws with its lawsuit against the federal government seeking ownership to 2,400 miles of disputed roads in Tooele County. A lawsuit by wilderness advocates and a... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Millard deputies shoot man who allegedly rammed patrol cars

An Oak City man who allegedly rammed four patrol cars before being shot by Millard County sheriff's deputies was recovering from his injuries Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Video of school bus driver shows 'bizarre' behavior, touching, witnesses testify

Video surveillance was admitted as evidence Wednesday during the preliminary hearing for former Canyons School District bus driver John Martin Carrell who is charged with sexually abusing two... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Republican, Democratic political insiders say Utah should keep Common Core

A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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