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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man charged with murdering UTA worker found dead in jail cell

A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man accused of killing UTA worker dies in prison

Flint Wayne Harrison, an inmate being held in the Davis County Jail on multiple felony charges, died in custody Monday morning. Flint Harrison, who along with son Dereck James "DJ" Harrison... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Three hurt when ATV explodes into flames as firefighters gain upper hand on Utah fires

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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About Utah: How this Utahn turned a chance encounter with his hero into a best-selling book

Freelance writer Scott Schulte asked his boyhood hero Dan Gable if he could write his life story. Gable said yes, and a dream job was born. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Seeking social media 'likes' could cause increased dislike in body image

Studies show that women's consumption of social media can be directly associated with negative body image and eating disorders. Experts say one solution is to simply cut back on some social media... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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About 22,000 items stored as stolen property or evidence

Unified Police's property and evidence building is a 22,000-square-foot warehouse filled with massive black storage bins, seemingly endless rows of stocked shelves, and even a collection of long... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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After 8 years with no 'true increase' in foster care stipends, foster parents seek more funding

Utah would need to increase foster care stipends as much as 70 percent to cover actual costs of providing care for children in the state's custody, one national study says. Utah foster parents seek... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Author, activist speaks at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Photos: Fun for all at the 10th annual Family Festival

The 10th annual Days of '47 Family Festival provided a day of fun activities for all ages from 10-2 Saturday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Children walk for fallen pioneers at youth parade

Dubbed "the happiest parade on the planet," the Days of '47 Youth Parade is one of the largest youth parades in the nation. This year, kids marched in honor of more than 800 pioneer children who... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history

These five Utah communities date back to when the Mormon Pioneers came to the state, but their histories might not be what you expect. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Jim Bennett: One 11-year-old's perspective on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

First-time theatre critic Jamie Bennett, 11, offers his thoughts about five plays from the 2016 season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer history

Several area museums share artifacts, art, exhibits or hands-on activities to help visitors connect with Utah’s early pioneer history. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Looking for a new job? Here is a way to become a nurse in as short as 18 months

Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Motorcyclist critical but stable condition after high speed crash

A motorcyclist was in critical but stable condition Saturday evening after a high speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon. He was wearing a helmet and other protective gear that likely saved his... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Men accused of narrowly missing 2-year-old during shooting spree charged

Two men accused of firing numerous rounds into a Taylorsville house, narrowly missing a 2-year-old girl, were charged Friday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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13,740 acres burned in Antelope Island fire

Crews battling a wildfire on Antelope Island reached 35 percent containment Saturday evening after an estimated 13,740 acres burned. The fire consumed almost half of the state park's acreage. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Provo house fire causes $100,000 in damage; two vehicles burned

A fire tore through the garage of a Provo home Friday, causing about $100,000 in damage. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Honoring the past: Things to do in Utah this weekend for Pioneer Day

This weekend Utah honors the pioneers who travelled across the plains and settled the area in which we live. Activities and events are held throughout the state to honor the pioneers for their... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Bountiful Handcart Days Parade brings thousands together

Thousands of parade-goers faced 100 degree temperatures Friday evening to attend the 65th annual Bountiful Handcart Days Parade. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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LDS Church asks court to void subpoena in civil court case

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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2 homes, 3 other buildings damaged in fast-moving Weber County fire

A fire on a hillside near Pleasant View was threatening homes early Friday evening. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Police say man murdered his mother in her Tooele home

A man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was arrested Friday morning. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Amid algal bloom scare, Riverton residents can now use water for crops, gardens

Riverton City leaders convened an emergency meeting Friday to discuss health concerns and test results on water contaminated with cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. They voted to turn secondary... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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USU student named to state Board of Regents

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Ty Aller, a doctoral student at Utah State University, as the student regent on the state Board of Regents for 2016-17 school year. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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UDOT to begin adding lanes to I-15 in Farmington on Tuesday

The Utah Department of Transportation will begin work as early as Tuesday to add auxiliary lanes to I-15 in Farmington. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Draper moves glass recycling dumpster

Draper has moved its glass recycle dumpster to the Public Works Facility, 72 E. Sigovah Court (14525 South), because the property it was on has been sold. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man questioned in Tooele fires released from jail

As Tooele police and fire officials continue to investigate who may have started a devastating field fire that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more, the only person... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah County theater's 'Oliver!' seeks to provide food for hungry children

Alpine Community Theater's production of "Oliver!" will nourish the community, through theater and nutrition packs. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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