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Gov. Herbert still optimistic about Medicaid expansion plan

Gov. Gary Herbert continued to be optimistic Wednesday that the federal government will sign off soon on his proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion following meetings in Washington, D.C.,... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Teen in his kitchen shot by bullet fired from parking lot

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the ankle while in the kitchen of his West Valley apartment Wednesday when a man fired a gun from the parking lot, police say. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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At UVU, Elder Oaks sees hope despite 'alarming' religious liberty trends

Giving his first legal lecture in 29 years, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Church spoke at UVU's Constitutional Symposium for Religious Freedom, reviewing one old prediction and expressing hope... Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Fire consumes unoccupied Millcreek home

An unoccupied Millcreek home was destroyed in a fire Wednesday evening. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Atheists, Mormon scholars talk religion

Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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British diplomat lauds UK trade relations with Utah

Speaking before an audience of local business leaders Wednesday at the Salt Lake Chamber, Sir Peter Westmacott, British ambassador to the United States, touted the U.K.'s business relationship with... Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Salt Lake man pleads guilty to 2012 attack on synagogue

A Salt Lake man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges filed after he fired a gun at the Congregation Kol Ami synagogue in Salt Lake City between January and April 2012. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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FanX family guide: What to do at Comic Con

Having a hard time deciding where to take your family at this weekend's FanX convention? Check out these family-friendly activities. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Salt Lake police present plan to improve processing of rape kits

Beginning June 1, the public will be able to see the progress of rape kit processing in Salt Lake City as part of an effort to improve transparency and make systemic improvements. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Comic Con FanX welcomes guests from many demographics

Actress Drea de Matteo and ambidextrous artist Rob Prior are just two of the celebrity guests who are in town for this weekend's Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Paul McCartney will play EnergySolutions Arena in August

Sir Paul McCartney will play his second-ever concert in Utah when he returns to the Beehive State this August. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Utah, Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases on parallel track

The legal fight over gay marriage in Oklahoma has a nearly 10-year head start over the one in Utah, but both cases found their way to a federal appellate court within a week of each other. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Grant money to improve 'food desert' conditions in Salt Lake City's west side

The Salt Lake City School District earned a $529,811 federal grant to initiate and enhance opportunities for physical activity and nutritional education in schools. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Charges: Couple left toddler in car while they drank at Duchesne bar

A Duchesne County couple is facing felony charges after sheriff's deputies said they found the man and woman drinking inside a bar while their 3-year-old son slept in a cold car outside. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Children at Shriners enjoy Easter egg hunt

Shriners Hospital for Children hosted an Easter egg hunt for patients in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Police investigate 'suspicious death' in Taylorsville home

A body found in a Taylorsville home Wednesday has led police to deem the death as "suspicious." Read more »

April 16, 2014

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About Utah: Biggest weekend of the year at the Little Sahara

Easter weekend brings out the crowds at the Little Sahara recreation area in the West Desert of Utah. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Utah County offers diabetes management class

The Utah County Health Department is offering a six-week diabetes management class. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Jordan High teacher receives marketing award

Jordan High School's Angela Short recently received the 2014 Marketing Teacher of the Year Award from the Utah Association of Career and Technology Education Teachers. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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UTA offers extra TRAX service for Saturday events

The Utah Transit Authority is offering additional TRAX service this Saturday. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Davis School District honors top employees

The Davis School District has honored its top 10 employees and Rookie of the Year. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Wrought iron gate stolen from U. campus

University of Utah police are investigating the theft of a wrought iron gate on campus. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Photos: Event at University of Utah raises awareness of abuse

The Clothesline Project is making its third semiannual appearance at the University of Utah. The event features T-shirts designed by victims of abuse portraying their thoughts, feelings and... Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival is April 26

The ninth annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival will share Japanese culture and traditions with activities and entertainment for all ages. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Tip leads to arrest of suspected bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of robbing a Salt Lake bank Tuesday. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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