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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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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: I know what it's like to be the mother of a 'bully'

I know what it’s like to be that mom. The one who is always worried about her kid — not because of what someone else could do, but because of what my kid could do. I know what it feels... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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15-year-old killed in lightning strike at Flaming Gorge

A 15-year-old Utah County girl was killed by a lighting strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Daggett County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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UTA offers fare for food in Utah Food Bank drive

The Utah Transit Authority will give $5 FAREPAY cards to riders who bring a food donation for the Utah Food Bank. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah Small Business Development Center gets new director

Michael Finnerty has been named state director for the Utah Small Business Development Center, which is hosted and located at Utah State University and operated through USU Extension. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Chevron wants to stop monitoring Red Butte Creek 6 years after spill

Chevron is asking the Utah Division of Water Quality to stop requiring any monitoring of Red Butte Creek, six years after 800 barrels of oil from a ruptured pipeline contaminated the urban... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Roy home destroyed in fire

A Roy home is a total loss after a fire ripped through it Thursday afternoon. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: ICU evacuated after man barricades himself in hospital room

The intensive care unit at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was evacuated Thursday night while officers negotiated with a man armed with a club who had barricaded himself in a room, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Photos: Freak accident sends utility truck into Kearns home

Officials respond to the scene after a large telecommunications utility truck crashed into a home in Kearns early Thursday. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegation tours Ralphie's house

Matt Holton has a photo taken with a leg lamp as Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the house featured in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story” before attending the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Officials: Two women in Utah with Zika are currently pregnant

Two Utah women with Zika virus are currently pregnant, Utah Department of Health spokesman Tom Hudachko said Thursday. And two more women who were pregnant while infected have since given birth to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction worker critically hurt in 4-story fall in Orem

A construction worker was critically injured in a four-story fall Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police mum about death of Orangeville woman, shooting of her husband

Police are remaining silent about the weekend death of an Orangville woman and the hospitalization of her husband, who suffered a gunshot wound. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Man wanted for questioning in Tooele fire arrested on warrants

A man wanted for questioning in connection with a fire that destroyed 10 homes and damaged at least eight more in Tooele was located and arrested early Thursday on outstanding warrants. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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New subjects of 'Meet the Mormons' share their stories, LDS faith

Three families are being featured in new vignettes of "Meet the Mormons." They have shared their stories in hopes of helping to promote the LDS faith worldwide. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Tooele County School District will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the district office, 92 Lodestone Way. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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What effects do shootings have on police? New documentary takes a look

A new movie by a Georgia police officer takes a look at the effects that officer-involved shootings have on police officers. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction forces closure of 300 East in Draper

Construction is now underway on 300 East in Draper, which is closed to through traffic from Pioneer Road to Carlquist Drive. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Herriman adopts new rules for detached structures, fences, landscaping

Three new ordinances have been adopted that may affect residents planning to install fences, build detached structures or install landscaping. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah officials find no pesticide violation after bee deaths

Utah officials say that they did not find any pesticide violations in a Farr West neighborhood after a beekeeper complained that his insects were killed during mosquito spraying in the area. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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South Salt Lake Night Out Against Crime is Aug. 2

South Salt Lake residents are invited to attend a Night Out Against Crime and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Park Community Center, 2825 S. 200 East. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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