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'No more red herrings' for Medicaid expansion in Utah?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday upholding a key element of President Barack Obama's signature health care law also removed what may be the last hurdle for coming to an agreement on Medicaid... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash

A motorcyclist was killed early Thursday in Salt Lake City after police say he slammed into the back of another vehicle. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Jury duty makes people better citizens

Utah's governor surprised people by showing up for jury duty this week. Turns out his example, whether he knows it or not, holds the key to increasing voter turnout. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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'A changing face of Utah': Census estimates show diversity among large millennial population

Young adults are becoming a larger and more diverse share of Utah's population, according to 2014 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Cause of Roy fire that destroyed two businesses remains a mystery

The fire that destroyed two Roy businesses early Tuesday morning was so thorough that its exact cause will remain a mystery, fire officials say. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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39th annual Utah Arts Festival to showcase more than 250 artists

The Utah Arts Festival is getting ready to showcase artists, dancers, poets, musicians and storytellers at Library Square. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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DNA, motive used to link serial rapist to more cases in Utah

Police have used DNA evidence this month to link additional cases to a serial rapist who they say victimized women in Utah and Wyoming in the 1990s and early 2000s. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Charges filed in Salt Lake to Vernal kidnapping case

A 17-year-old boy who police say kidnapped a woman in Salt Lake City and forced her to drive to Uintah County has been charged in adult court. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Police in Duchesne, Wasatch counties recover scores of stolen tools

The Duchesne County Sheriff's Office is hoping to return thousands of dollars in stolen tools to their rightful owners after recovering the items over the weekend during a joint investigation with... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Cellphone captures photo of fleeing man, then police nab him

The quick fingers and good aim of a Bountiful man with a cellphone camera helped police arrest a man suspected of committing at least seven home burglaries Wednesday morning. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Utah won't put up money to defend commissioner's illegal ATV ride

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman won't get state money to appeal his conviction for an illegal ATV protest ride in a closed southern Utah canyon. But he will have private donations for his... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Bulldozer worth $130,000 stolen from job site in Weber County

Police hope the person who stole an expensive tractor from a construction site will find that their new possession is impossible to hide. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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'Vicar of Baghdad' recounts Christian persecution at hands of ISIS

As one of the foremost Christian leaders in Iraq for nearly two decades, Reverend Canon Andrew White is all too familiar with the wave of crises that has hit the country. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Top Deseret News photos from last week (June 8-14)

A collection of memorable images taken by Deseret News photographers between June 8-14, including: a high school graduation at the Utah State Prison, girls playing tackle football and yoga at... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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10 ways to celebrate National Doughnut Day

It's National Doughnut Day! To help you celebrate, we've gathered doughnut recipes and local shops for you to visit (and maybe get a free doughnut). Happy eating. Check out these 10 ways... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of sacrifice, heartbreak and redemption

A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after spending thousands of dollars, sacrificing a job, a car and many sleepless nights of worry about the baby boy they had to leave... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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4 arrested in alleged kidnapping, murder plot over drug debt

Four people were booked into jail for investigation of kidnapping and shooting a man found dead near Snowbasin this week. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2014

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Father, son used Mormon connections to commit $220M Ponzi scheme, SEC says

FBI agents closed a prominent real estate management business here Thursday and began removing documents pertaining to the investigation of what the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission calls a... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2011

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