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Judge orders former Grand County deputy to stand trial in domestic violence case

A former Grand County sheriff's deputy has been ordered to stand trial in a domestic violence case. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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LDS Church releases renderings of final Provo MTC expansion plans

Construction will begin next summer on an expansion of the LDS Church's missionary training center in Provo. The expansion will increase the MTC's capacity to host and train 3,500 missionaries at a... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Republicans gain 3 more seats in Utah Legislature

With provisional and mail-in ballots finalized, Republicans trailing by only a handful of votes on Election Day have won seats previously held by Democrats, painting the GOP-held state House even redder. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Devastating diagnosis leads to amazing friendship, running adventures

About 18 months ago, Alanna Whetsel was told she will eventually be legally blind. She was devastated, but through her friendship with someone who understands what she is going through, she is able... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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3rd District Court to launch therapeutic court for veterans in January

The Salt Lake County Council on Tuesday approved the hiring of a Unified Police Department detective to join the interdisciplinary team that will work with a veterans court to be launched in 3rd... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Q&A with President Henry B. Eyring, Elder L. Tom Perry and Bishop Gérald Caussé

Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards sat down in Vatican City with LDS Church leaders to discuss the significance of Humanum: An International Interreligious Colloquium on The Complementarity of Man... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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America needs heroes, Mitt Romney tells BYU forum

America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Utahns get key congressional committee chairmanships

Two Utah congressmen were named Tuesday to serve as chairmen of key House committees. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Utah Air National Guard renames base in honor of local WWII pilot

Retired Brig. Gen. Roland R. Wright is a combat pilot with a distinguished military career spanning more than three decades. Tuesday, the Utah Air National Guard Base was renamed the Ronald R.... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Missing girls located, booked into juvenile detention

Two girls who ran away from a youth home Sunday have been found and booked into a secure juvenile detention center. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Car registered to Mark Shurtleff used in burglary

Three men were arrested by Cottonwood Heights police Monday night after allegedly burglarizing a house. Their alleged getaway vehicle is registered to former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Santa Claus is coming to City Creek

City Creek Center is kicking off the holiday season with the arrival of Santa Claus on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Prosecutors agree to separate John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff cases

Prosecutors have agreed to separate the criminal cases of former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Woman wears colander for driver's license photo

A Utah woman says she encountered only brief resistance when she recently had her driver's license photo taken while wearing a colander on her head as a religious statement. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Boy Scouts hiking near Arizona border find human body

A group of Boy Scouts found human remains in a remote area of northwestern Arizona near the Arizona-Utah line. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Police looking for girls missing from youth center

An endangered missing person alert was issued Monday for a 12-year-old girl last seen at a youth home in South Salt Lake. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Some stay home as Brighton High beefs up police presence due to undisclosed threat

Extra police officers patrolled the campus of Brighton High School on Monday, both outside the school and in the hallways, due to a threat that police and school officials won't say much about. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Teacher uses mystery suitcase for hands-on history lesson

A teacher at Westlake Junior High School in West Valley City stumbled upon a World War II-era suitcase while shopping at a thrift shop, and what she found inside is giving her students a hands-on... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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