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Salt Lake Comic Con FanX draws 100,000 attendees

Salt Lake Comic Con welcomed more than 100,000 attendees to its popular FanXperience convention last weekend, and co-founder Dan Farr says there is still room for growth in the future. Read more »

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Lockdown following attack at Salt Lake County Jail lifted

The lockdown at the Salt Lake County Jail was lifted Tuesday. The jail was placed in lockdown about 1 p.m. Monday when an inmate, apparently upset over a disconnected phone call, attacked a... Read more »

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West Valley City seeks nominations for yard awards

West Valley City is accepting nominations for the 2014 Clean & Beautiful Yard Awards program. Read more »

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Businesses announce 'Spring Into Historic Park City'

Historic Park City merchants have announced events, promotions and free parking on Main Street Sundays from April 27 through June 1. Read more »

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Events to help rid yards of myrtle spurge

Property owners can join community weed pulls to make a dent in the myrtle spurge invasion, as well as trade in bags of myrtle spurge for free native plants. Read more »

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'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant in Utah

He plays a bumbling dad on ABC's "Modern Family," but in Salt Lake City Ty Burrell is trying out for a role as restaurateur. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention, including Salt Lake City

The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Doug Robinson: Horrific crimes show the thin line between good and evil

It's an old question: How well do we ever know anyone? How do you think you know someone so well and consider someone so “normal” that you ask him/her to babysit your children and then... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Film about man's crusade against child sex slavery discussed, previewed at Comic Con

"The Abolitionists," a film about a nonprofit organization and its committed CEO who are taking on child sex slavery, was previewed at Comic Con following a panel discussion on storytelling and... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Provo High student shoots himself, not seriously injured

A student at Provo High School shot himself while on campus Monday but survived with minimal injuries. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Police identify 1-year-old run over in Kearns

Police on Monday identified the 1-year-old boy who died after being run over Saturday in a Kearns driveway as James Laloulu. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Salt Lake Film Society announces late-night summer movie schedule

Salt Lake City's Tower Theater will host screenings of classic films throughout June, July and August as part of the Salt Lake Film Society's annual Summer Late Nights series. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Utah among states with greatest urban sprawl

A study shows Utah the No. 2 spot in the country for its "sprawl rate" from 2002-2010 and was in the No. 7 spot over the last 28 years for how much land was paved over for growth. The report... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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From prep football to prison, gang life led to destructive path

Siale Angilau wore number 65 as an all-region football player at East High School in 2005. Two years later, the Utah state prison listed him as inmate number 173338. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Attorney appointed for mom accused of killing 6 infants; charges still pending

An attorney was appointed Monday for a West Valley woman accused of killing six of her children shortly after giving birth as prosecutors asked for additional time to review evidence before filing... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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GOP resolution calls for partisan election of state, local school boards

Delegates at the Utah Republican Party Convention will vote on a resolution urging lawmakers to enact legislation making school board elections partisan. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Il Divo makes a stop in Salt Lake City

Il Divo made a stop in Salt Lake City Tuesday night and delighted the audience with their passion, vigor and impressive pipes. The world's first and most successful classical crossover quartet is... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Public hearings for criminal justice policy review announced

The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice will hold three public hearings for interested parties to share ideas for criminal justice policy changes. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Layton reports increase in single-family housing

Layton had an increase 288 new single-family housing units in 2013 — the second highest year in residential development ever. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Davis High School to mark 100 years

Davis High School will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a centennial gala next month Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Photos: Firefighters, electrical workers train for hazardous rescue

Rocky Mountain Power linemen and firefighters from the Unified Fire Authority and West Jordan Fire Department on Monday took part in three training exercises involving rescuing a... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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SLCC hosting motorcycle safety event

Salt Lake Community College’s Motorcycle Rider Training program is seeking to help motorcycle riders and non-riders alike avoid accidents and bring a renewed emphasis on keeping riders safe. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Salt Lake Comic Con balloon artist attempts world record

Balloon artist John Reid called Friday one of the best days of his life. His latest creation set a world record at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Draper police ask for help to honor fallen officer

The past seven months haven't been easy for Shante Johnson. Her husband, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed while on duty last year. Draper's Fraternal Order of Police is raising... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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BLM approves project for Emery County airstrip

A maintenance project has been approved for the Mexican Mountain airstrip in Emery County. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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