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Teens from Northern Ireland learn leadership, peacemaking in Salt Lake City

Protestant and Catholic youths from the Ulster Project are wrapping up their time in Utah. They have spent July participating in activities with Salt Lake host teens who help them learn leadership... Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family

Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Murray man, 62, in critical condition after metal pole hits power line

A 62-year-old Murray man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a metal pole he was using hit a power line, shocking him. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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St. George mobile home fire displaces 15

Four homes were damaged Saturday after a fire broke out at a mobile home park in St. George. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Investigation continues into death of 10 horses in Magna

The bodies of 10 horses that died in a large field in Magna have been sent for examinations as the investigation into their death continues. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Utah unemployment rate second lowest in U.S., report says

Utah is tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, as the state’s jobless rate dropped to 3.5 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate registered at 6.1 percent. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Body recovered from Pineview Reservoir

Search and rescue crews recovered a body from Pineview Reservoir near Ogden on Saturday after a fisherman reported seeing it in the water. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Jiggle Fest at Thanksgiving Point features Jell-O, other Utah favorites

A Jell-O fight was a highlight at Jiggle Fest at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi on Saturday. The day was dedicated to Utah's favorite food, Jell-O, along with other favorites, including funeral... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Photos: Youths celebrate state's pioneer heritage with parade

Utahns gather Saturday to celebrate the state's heritage in the Days of '47 Youth Parade in Salt Lake City. The event is one of the largest youth parades in the United States and features floats,... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Humane Society offers reward in Syracuse horse shootings

A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Humane Society of Utah for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the recent shootings of four... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Unaccompanied children from Central America head 'north' as a matter of survival, local advocates say

Legislation introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, intended to stop the surge of children and families from Central America entering the United States illegally may place them at greater risk,... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Luz Robles rallies volunteers in 2nd District congressional race

State Sen. Luz Robles, the Salt Lake Democrat challenging 2nd District Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, rallied some 40 volunteers gathered at Warm Springs Park on Saturday morning before sending them... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Number of human-caused fires 'above average' this year, officials say

State wildfire officials have implemented fire restrictions in several counties in light of dry conditions and human behaviors, such as igniting fireworks, that increasingly lead to wildfire. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Criminal investigation launched after 9 horses found dead in Magna

Unified police are investigating the deaths of nine horses that possibly died from dehydration. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Guest artist Fontana tells stories through song at Tabernacle Choir concert

The annual Pioneer Day Concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square features guest artist Santino Fontana and has its concluding performance tonight at the Conference... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Race on I-215 ends in fiery crash

A race between two cars on I-215 ended in a fiery crash Friday night. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Four horses shot in Syracuse

Police are investigating the deaths of four horses that were found shot in a pasture while their owners were out of town. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Anti-porn rally aims at keeping sexualized ads out of community

Friday morning at 11 a.m., a group of concerned citizens, with the support of numerous anti-pornography organizations, will rally at The Square at 2600 South and 525 West in Bountiful to encourage... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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New helicopter can support baby boom across Intermountain West

The University Hospital AirMed fleet has six helicopters, one of which can now transports high-risk pregnant patients and prenatal babies. Sandie Boardman broke in the new helicopter in November... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Woman meets firefighter who paid vet bill after accident

Jackie Anderson said she’s grateful for a firefighter who went above and beyond when he gave his own money to keep her dogs alive following a car accident. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Youth Pioneer Production honors modern-day pioneer

Utah Pioneer Days and the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund will be honoring a modern-day pioneer during the Youth Pioneer Production. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Owens has new campaign manager, Love raising more money in 4th District race

Democrat Doug Owens, already lagging behind Republican Mia Love in raising money for the 4th District congressional race, now has a new campaign manager. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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10 years after murder, Lori Hacking's mother forgives, but 'will never get over it'

Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most high-profile and bizarre murders in Salt Lake City. Lori Hacking's mother said she has forgiven her son-in-law but will never get over the loss. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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South Weber councilman pleads not guilty to fraud

A South Weber city councilman accused in a $200,000 fraud scheme at a Bountiful assisted living facility he managed has pleaded not guilty. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Grass fire sparked by train, investigators say

Investigators say sparks from an eastbound train sparked a grass fire near Redwood Road on Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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