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7-year-old girl dies after being hit by car in Bluffdale

A 7-year-old girl died Saturday after being hit by a car in Bluffdale. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Monumental decision: All eyes look to Jewell on divisive Bears Ears issue

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell capped a four-day tour of southeastern Utah with a Bluff community meeting that drew thousands in the heat of a July sun. Emotions ran just as hot as people pleaded... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Refugees, Utah's newest pioneers, to be featured in Days of '47 Parade float

Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Police identify woman killed in U.S. 6 crash

Police identified a woman who died after a crash on U.S. 6 Friday as Danyel Walton, 46, of West Valley City. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Utah County Jail navigating staffing shortage, recruitment challenges

The Utah County Jail houses roughly 900 inmates on any given day. Keeping an eye on that many inmates is never easy, and administrators have had to stretch their resources to continue to operate... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Utah Republicans heading to national convention unsure of Trump

Gov. Gary Herbert, one of the state's 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland that begins Monday, isn't sure what to expect from his party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Resort withdraws controversial 'Park City' trademark application

Vail Resorts announced Saturday that it is dropping its controversial application to trademark the name "Park City." Read more »

July 16, 2016

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BYU researchers on the brink of stopping tree-eating beetles

Emerald ash borers are infesting states across the country and are on their way to Utah. But a recent BYU study may have found a way to eliminate the problematic pests. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Halloween haunts heat up at summer celebration

Halloween came early for hundreds who dressed up for the Halloween in Summer Festival on Saturday in Magna. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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4 hospitalized after boat crashes into rocky shoreline at Pineview

Four boaters were hospitalized Friday after their vessel crashed into a rocky shoreline at Pineview Reservoir. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Graphic: All eyes look to Jewell on divisive Bears Ears issue

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell capped a four-day tour of southeastern Utah with a Bluff community meeting that drew thousands in the heat of a July sun. Emotions ran just as hot as people pleaded... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Bizarre day at State Amateur ends with one golfer going to the hospital

Aaron Smith, a 40-year-old golfer from Draper, had to be treated for heat exhaustion after 11 holes of his semifinal match with Kyler Dearden, and the two will finish Saturday morning for the right... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Jewell 'shocked' at lack of protection for Bears Ears cultural resources

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hiked to one of the most prized ancestral Puebloan ruins in southeast Utah, the Moon House, on Friday and visited with tribal leaders at the Bears Ears meadows in... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Father runs back into burning Cedar Hills home to retrieve son; both hospitalized

A Cedar Hills man retrieved his 12-year-old son from their burning home early Friday and both were hospitalized with significant burns. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Woman escorting wide load vehicle dies in U.S. 6 collision

A driver who was escorting a vehicle with an oversized load died Friday after a head-on crash on U.S. 6 near Helper. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Group rallies at SLCC to protest recent police shootings

A group of about 20 people gathered at the edge of Salt Lake Community College's campus on Friday to protest recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota that have drawn national attention. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Fire that destroyed Parade of Homes house was arson, officials say

Investigators have determined fires that burned two homes earlier this week, including one that was to be included in the Salt Lake Parade of Homes, was the result of arson. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Autism spectrum disorder: Tech project helps overcome the 'social mud' of life

A team of University of Utah researchers and their startup company, NeuroVersity, have partnered with various organizations to host two new summer camps that teach computer skills to students with... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Photos: U. Hospital first in the US to explore X-ray system's potential

Laurie Falk, left, and Morgan Sidwell demonstrate the new Multitom Rax Twin Robotic X-ray System at University Hospital's radiology department in Salt Lake City on Friday. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Harsher murder charge filed in Taylorsville baby's death

Charges against a Taylorsville man accused of killing his girlfriend's 20-month-old son were elevated Thursday to murder. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Terrorism trepidation? Live life, but buckle your seat belt, experts say

When dozens die in a mass shooting in Orlando or when a truck plows into Bastille Day revelers in Nice, some may question whether they should go out in public anymore. Psychologists say continuing... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Photos: 3-day genealogy event goes global

Emmalynn Kofford, 13, of the Rose Park North Stake, participates in what is being billed as the world's largest family history indexing event at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Photos: Santa celebrates Christmas in July with kids at family shelter

Samuel Galeai, 4, smiles at Santa Claus as the Salt Lake Board of Realtors holds its annual Christmas in July event at the Road Home Midvale Center on Friday. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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4 Salt Lake businesses honored for setting high energy standards

The annual Mayor's Skyline Challenge Awards, launched in 2014, encourages building owners to improve their buildings' environmental impact by evaluating their energy use, setting goals and... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit system

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Friday approved the funding necessary to support the development of a Transportation Improvement Project in Utah County. UTA and UDOT are proposing to... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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State alleges Wayne County clerk manipulated primary to help her husband win

State election officials are suing to contest the results of the Wayne County Commission Republican primary last month, claiming the victor was illegally helped by his wife, who is also the... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Sandy boy with autism becomes a taekwondo world champion

Parents often want their kids to find hobbies that will help them be active and social. One 11-year-old Sandy boy is taking it to a whole new level. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Roy boys' lemonade stand raises $1,000 for families of fallen Dallas officers

Kaden and Carson Kimber wanted to help the children who lost their fathers in the Dallas police ambush, so they took on the task with a lemonade stand. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Board of Regents approves 5 new graduate programs at UVU

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday reviewed and approved plans for five new master’s degree programs at Utah Valley University. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Roadwork to begin on 200 North in Logan July 26

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists that roadwork on 200 North in Logan is scheduled to begin Tuesday, July 26. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Applications being taken justice court vacancy in South Jordan

Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position in South Jordan. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth, who will retire Jan. 2, 2017. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Stewart to host conference on ‘America’s Role in the World’ July 29

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, will host his annual conference, “America’s Role in the World,” on Friday, July 29, at the University of Utah’s Spencer Fox Eccles Business... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Lindon Days celebration set for Aug. 1-6

The annual Lindon Days, which runs Monday, Aug. 1, through Saturday, Aug. 6, will kick off at 4 p.m. with a car show at Lindon City Park, 200 N. State. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Payson City Council OK’s boost in water rates

The City Council has approved a total $6 monthly base rate increase in residents’ water rates effective July 1. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah journalists make new push for 2014 courthouse shooting video

Attorneys representing the Utah Headliners chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Thursday filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act seeking video of the 2014 shooting at... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Layton mom, grandma both charged with faking newborn's illness

Two Layton women have been charged with faking an illness for their newborn child and grandchild, causing the baby to undergo numerous invasive and painful tests and surgeries. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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'Serious health risks' from algae prompt closure of Utah Lake

Utah Lake has been shut down by health officials because of "serious health risks" posed by a "large, harmful algal bloom." Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Taylorsville house shot up; bullet narrowly misses 2-year-old

A 2-year-old girl missed being shot by inches early Friday after police say two men fired multiple bullets into a house while circling it. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Mother upset about family's close call in carriage crash at Thanksgiving Point

Nichole Jones says she feels extremely lucky that she and her children were not seriously injured in a carriage ride crash Wednesday afternoon at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah police gather at vigil to mourn fallen Dallas officers

Heads of several police agencies came together to read aloud the obituaries of the fallen officers, bow in prayer together and pay tribute to the officers who were gunned down in downtown Dallas on... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Cedar Hills boosts culinary water rates

Effective July 1, Cedar Hills residents will pay more for culinary water service. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Provo offering free trees to help reduce energy costs

Provo City Power would like to help residents with central air conditioning lower their electric bill and energy consumption by offering a free shade tree. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Attorney says recordings reveal sexist culture in S.L. fire department

As the Salt Lake Fire Department's first female battalion chief waits for the city to respond to claims that her bosses have sexually discriminated and retaliated against her, new city documents... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah's Mike Lee one of only two senators to vote against opioids bill

Utah's senators were divided on a sweeping opioids bill that cleared Congress on Wednesday as part of a bipartisan effort to combat the growing prescription painkiller and heroin abuse crisis in... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Former Utah House speaker to ask for recount after losing by 8 votes

Former Utah House Speaker Mel Brown plans to call for a recount after official results certified this week determined he was defeated in the Republican primary by eight votes. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah agrees not to enforce parts of political disclosure law

Utah won't enforce parts of a state law requiring nonprofits to report donors who give more than $750 to influence a campaign or votes. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Prosecutors abandon twice-dismissed case against ICE agent

Federal prosecutors are abandoning a case against a Utah Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent accused of slamming a detainee's face into a concrete floor. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Change in Utah law is cleaning up the substance abuse treatment industry

A recently implemented Utah law is helping to clean up the substance abuse treatment industry, cutting down on questionable practices by some providers. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Clearfield community pitches in to restore deployed airman's wrecked car

When an airman's car was totaled while he was deployed in Afghanistan, the community of Clearfield decided to pitch in and help restore the vehicle. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Photos: Blacksmiths forge new relationships at Fairpark conference

Aaron Bushey, of Tahoe City, California, heats metal in a forge at the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America conference at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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