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West Lake Junior High celebrating 50th anniversary

West Lake Junior High School is celebrating 50 years of education in the West Valley area. Read more »

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Groundbreaking set for new Butler Elementary

The rebuilding of Butler Elementary school will begin next week. The public is invited to attend a community groundbreaking ceremony and open house. Read more »

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U. appoints former state budget director to business school post

The University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business has appointed Juliette Tennert as director of economic and public policy research. She has been serving as budget director and chief... Read more »

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Utah unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent

March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior two months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively... Read more »

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Joint Utah, Alabama investigation leads to child solicitation charges

Authorities in two states combined to bring child pornography charges against an Alabama man for allegedly soliciting a Utah child over the Internet. Read more »

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Funeral services Saturday for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College Jordan campus. Read more »

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Man who impregnated 13-year-old he met online back in jail

A man convicted of impregnating a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook and injecting her with heroin during his sexual assaults is back in jail after allegedly violating his probation for a second... Read more »

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Mystery man who rescued driver from cliff in Idaho comes forward

A mystery man photographed pulling a driver from an SUV dangling over a 20-foot cliff above a northern Idaho canyon has come forward as the daring rescuer. Read more »

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Second student sues district over teacher's alleged sex with students

A second student is suing the Davis County School District over alleged sexual relationships between former English teacher Brianne Altice and three male students. Read more »

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Slain Brigham City mom remembered as loving, non-confrontational

Friends and family members of a young Brigham City mother allegedly stabbed to death — allegedly at the hands of her recently divorced ex-husband — mourned her loss Thursday. Read more »

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Roy man, 74, sent to prison for killing his ailing wife

A Roy man who pleaded guilty to killing his ailing wife has been sentenced to prison. Read more »

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Man charged with homicide fatally punched woman at New Year's party, police say

Police are looking for a man who they say caused a woman's death by punching her at a New Year's party. Read more »

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RC Willey opens new store at University Place in Orem

It’s no secret that’s something’s happening at the site of the old University Mall in Orem. One of the major players has just opened a new store there this week: RC Willey. Read more »

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The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold on

More than 920,000 Utahns participated in the statewide earthquake drill, the Great Utah ShakeOut, on Thursday to practice and prepare for a major earthquake along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Gov. Herbert to participate in graveside service for former Gov. Bangerter

Gov. Gary Herbert will participate in a graveside ceremony for former Gov. Norm Bangerter Saturday, along with members of the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Poll gives Becker early lead in Salt Lake City mayor's race

A new poll gives Ralph Becker the lead in the Salt Lake City mayor's race, but the survey was conducted before Jim Dabakis left the race and threw his support to Jackie Biskupski. Luke Garrott says... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Herbert to meet with Obama administration to negotiate Healthy Utah caps

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he plans to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., within the next two weeks to negotiate new limits to his Healthy Utah alternative to... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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BYU ranked 'best value college' in Utah

BYU topped Utah's ranks as the "best value college" in a recent report by SmartAsset, ranking 27th nationally based on tuition, student living costs, average financial aid awarded, student... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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First installment of comprehensive driving study released

The AAA Foundation, a prominent traffic safety nonprofit organization, recently released the first year of data collected in its long-term survey of American driving habits. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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4 charged with murder in South Salt Lake drug deal gone bad

Three additional suspects were arrested this week in what police say was a South Salt Lake robbery that turned into a murder in December. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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These days, you really can watch something else

There has never been a time in history with more entertainment choices available than there are now. If you can’t find something consistent with your values or your tastes, it may not be... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Mixed bag of hit-and-miss movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

New movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week are a very hit-and-miss mixed bag, and, unfortunately, most of them miss. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Doug's Take: Doug's take: Despite Sparks' recent track record, 'The Longest Ride' is likable

Well, I might be drummed out of the Utah Film Critic Association for this, but I’m man enough to admit that I actually like the new film “The Longest Ride,” based on a Nicholas... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Police: Man arrested after crawling under bathroom stall of young boy

A West Valley man who police say crawled under a bathroom stall in a library to approach a 7-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of sex abuse. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Convictions of 2 in S.L. sex assault case overturned by appeals court

Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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