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Poll shows tight race between Becker, Biskupski

Incumbent Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a tight race for Salt Lake City mayor, but more than a third of voters have yet to make up their minds, according to a... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Utah nonprofit reaches goal for helping Iraqis

A Utah organization is one step closer to being able to send relief supplies to people forced out of their homes by the Islamic State group. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake woman will join family's tradition of running Deseret News Marathon

Kim Paulding will run the Deseret News Classic Marathon on Friday with her aunt, Sandy Straley, who has run it 11 times. The race is part of the family's tradition. Paulding will run in memory of... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake church to move forward after shootings with vigil

A Friday night vigil at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City offers a chance for the community to remember the victims and discuss the Emanuel AME shootings in South Carolina. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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More homeless people are choosing to camp along downtown streets

Volunteers of America Utah and other human services organizations have noticed an increasing amount of homeless camping on city streets, but after Wednesday, they're no closer to finding out why. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Rewards offered in shooting deaths of ferruginous hawks, wild horse

The Humane Society of Utah has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the shooting deaths of two ferruginous hawks in Tooele County. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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New income guidelines announced for free, reduced-price school meals

The Utah State Office of Education on Wednesday announced new income guidelines for families whose children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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In Our Lovely Deseret: The Utah War: 'I will not suffer myself to be taken to be killed as they killed Joseph'

When the Saints were in the mountains celebrating on July 24, 1857, when they heard Johnston's Army was on its way. Brigham Young handled the crisis with courage and faith. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Group opposed to prison move tries again to win approval to launch referendum

Supporters of keeping the state prison in Draper made another attempt Wednesday to win approval from Utah Supreme Court to circulate a referendum. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Utah cities need to take global approach to economic expansion, panel says

For cities to remain economically vibrant, they will have to make a concerted effort to broaden their reach not just beyond their state borders, but across national boundaries as well, said... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Some driving delays expected over holiday weekend

The Utah Department of Transportation is warning drivers to plan ahead for a few travel delays this Pioneer Day weekend. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Attorneys question whether teen charged with murdering 12-year-old understands what's happening

The boy accused of killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil made his first appearance in court Wednesday since being charged with murder. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Running blades mysteriously returned to relieved Utah Paralympian

Syracuse High School junior Hunter Woodhall was getting ready to compete in the National Junior Disability Championships in New Jersey on Wednesday when he realized his prosthetic running legs were... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Free CPR classes offered in Taylorsville

The Unified Fire Authority is hosting free CPR classes during open house events. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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BLM seeks public input on proposed potash project

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a potash project proposed for Millard County Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Police arrest USU student suspected in multiple campus rapes

Logan police have arrested a Utah State University student suspected of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Musicians and leaders: Salt Lake school seeks to educate, inspire through music

Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Cultures unite to remember slain 12-year-old West Valley girl

A community honored a 12-year-old girl Sunday night who police say was enticed out of her home by a teenage boy and killed. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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