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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

Using Deseret News archive photos, here's a photographic look back through the parade's history, starting in 1864 and moving through 2013. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The ultimate Pioneer Day challenge: Test your knowledge of Utah's heritage

Test your knowledge of the people, places and events surrounding July 24, 1847, and the Mormon colonization of the West. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Four Utah wildfires fully contained

A 50-acre fire burning in Ogden Canyon since Saturday was fully contained Wednesday night. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Young pilots are common, experts say

Flight instructors in Utah say student pilots are getting younger and younger, and it’s not uncommon for a 19-year-old to be flying a plane. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Z'Tejas closing after 13 years at The Gateway

One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Chip seal work to begin next week in Ogden Canyon

The dates of a roadway improvement project in Ogden Canyon have changed as resurfacing work will begin Monday on state Route 39. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Salt Lake County to donate recycling bins for special events

Salt Lake County’s recycling office is able to loan recycle bins for community events for free. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Classes offered for people with chronic conditions

The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainland Association of Governments are promoting "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," a six-class self-management series. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Officials praise cross-state data sharing system in finding Montana infant

A monthlong search for a missing infant from Montana ended in Utah this week, and law enforcement agencies said it’s all thanks to a cross-state data sharing system. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Heber City on list of top 10 U.S. small towns

Heber City has been named to the list of Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com. Heber City ranked No. 8 on the annual list. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Step right up: Salt Lake police hope trapeze will curb crime

Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Charges: 2 robbed teen girl, deaf uncle at gunpoint

Two people who allegedly took an iPhone from a 15-year-old girl and her deaf uncle at gunpoint were charged Wednesday. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Pilot who landed in Vernal with 180 pounds of pot sentenced to probation

An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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'No trespassing' sign may not stop officers from entering yard

The fatal shooting of a dog in a backyard last month prompted a Salt Lake County man to create and sell “no trespassing” signs, but legal experts say those signs may not stop officers... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Appreciating sacrifice: Deployed soldiers recall pioneer ancestors, celebrate Utah holiday

Many soldiers with Utah ties who are serving in Afghanistan say they will still take time to think about their pioneer heritage and their families as the state celebrates Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Vernal man pleads guilty to manslaughter in roommate's death

Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statue and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Delta man killed in rollover accident

A 72-year-old Delta man was killed in a rollover accident Tuesday that also involved his wife and grandson. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Overstock employees ride bicycles to work to help clear air

Overstock.com employees rode their bikes to work Wednesday as part of Utah's Clear the Air Challenge, in which Utahns take alternative transportation to avoid driving vehicles in summer when air... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Ogden police shoot dog that was allegedly told to attack officers

A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Conflicting court rulings may slow Medicaid expansion decision in Utah

Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Controlling the silent killer

High blood pressure (Hypertension) affects more than 78 million Americans. Make sure you know the signs of high blood pressure now. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Woman fleeing from police jumps from 3rd-story window

A woman who made a desperate attempt to avoid arrest didn't get very far after jumping out of a third-story window. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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