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America’s Most Followed Members of Congress

In order to discern which members of Congress are favored most by Americans, we turned to Twitter. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah is youngest state in country but growing in diversity

Utah remains the youngest state in the country, with a median age of 30.7, compared with the U.S. median age of 37.8. Utah and Cache counties are among the 10 youngest counties in the nation, with... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah cancer survivor summits Kilimanjaro, celebrates life

As Molly Froerer stood at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and watched the sun coming up on the African savanna, she reminisced on another difficult climb in her life — the time she beat cancer. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Emery County defrauded out of nearly $40,000 because of email scam, police say

Emery County was defrauded out of $38,700 when it was inadvertently filed to an unauthorized account in response to a fraudulent email, police said Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Weber County Attorney's Office prosecuting gang operatives for recruiting conspiracy

The Weber County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that it is prosecuting six purported gang operatives for allegedly recruiting and manipulating "vulnerable" youths, among other accusations. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Rio Grande neighborhood 'more unsafe than it's ever been'

Conditions in the Rio Grande neighborhood are reaching a crisis point, a longtime advocate for Utah's poor told members of the Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission on Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Evacuations still in place as Saddle Fire grows; governor decries drone interference (+ video)

Mandatory evacuations remained in place in Lloyd's Canyon on Wednesday as the Saddle Fire continued to grow. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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UTA approves budget and more service in Davis, Weber, Tooele counties

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Wednesday approved a $376 million budget that included $4.7 million for service improvements this year in three northern Utah counties that voted in... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Documents: Former teacher says he used to trade grades for sex

A 43-year-old Provo man arrested and charged for allegedly trying to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex, claims he used to trade grades for sex with students when he was a teacher, according to court... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Nearly 70 percent of Utahns say Donald Trump doesn't have 'proper temperament' to be president

Nearly 70 percent of Utah voters believe Donald Trump doesn't have "the proper temperament" to be president, and most also think the GOP's presumptive nominee is less qualified than Democrat... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Two women critically injured in six-vehicle crash on Bangerter Highway

A six-vehicle crash critically injured two women Wednesday afternoon at a busy Bangerter Highway intersection, police said. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Photos: Easement to protect Grateful Tomato Garden for generations to come

Tom Hamilton and his grandson, Aiden King, tour Wasatch Community Gardens' Grateful Tomato Garden in Salt Lake City following a ceremony to celebrate the acquisition of a conservation easement on... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Appeals court won't reconsider upholding snowboarding ban

A federal appeals court is refusing to give a group of snowboarders another chance in their fight against a Utah ski resort's ban on their sport. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Zions Bank employees serve communities through Paint-a-Thon

Zions Bank employees are painting 44 homes in Utah and Idaho this week during the bank's annual Paint-a-Thon service project. Each of the homes to be painted belongs to low-income residents who are... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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ACLU sues the state over inadequate legal defense for poor Utahns

Claiming years of inaction to repair an inconsistent, overburdened and underfunded legal defense system, the ACLU of Utah and the law firm Holland and Hart have filed a class-action lawsuit against... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Photos: Ancestry opens new headquarters in Lehi

Ancestry, the world's leading provider of online family history and personal DNA testing, opens its new headquarters in Lehi. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Woods Cross plans to raise taxes, fees for public works facility, 2 new officers

The Woods Cross City Council is proposing to increase property taxes and utility fees to build a new public works facility and hire two additional police officers. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Albion Basin, Cecret Lake roads closed for maintenance

The Salt Lake Ranger District announced Wednesday the Albion Basin and Cecret Lake roads will be temporarily closed to all motorized vehicles through Sunday, July 10. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Zion condor chick confirmed but faces new challenges

Condor program personnel monitoring a pair of the birds at Zion National Park have verified the presence of a chick, but recent events have wildlife officials on high alert. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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S.L. fire captain says she was demoted for questioning alleged fraud, fire code violations

Salt Lake City's first ever female fire division chief is threatening to sue the city, making a slew of allegations, including fraud, cover-ups, state fire code violations and retaliation by... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Provo moves glass-recycling receptacle to Covey Center parking lot

Provo’s drop-off location for glass recycling has been relocated to the southwest corner of the Covey Center parking lot, 500 West and 100 South. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Woman battling cancer has two bicycles stolen

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two bicycles stolen from a woman battling cancer. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Work on Canyon Road in Spanish Fork underway

Work on the intersection of Canyon Road and 2550 East is now underway. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Body of missing hiker found above Alta

The body of a missing 21-year-old hiker was found at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Syracuse woman killed in Antelope Drive crash

A 36-year-old Syracuse woman was killed Tuesday night in a crash on Antelope Drive in Layton. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Video: How to choose the right helmet for your kids

Before you or your kids hop onto a set of wheels, make sure your helmets fit correctly. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Man suffers burns in costly West Valley fire caused by barbecue grill

One man suffered minor burns Tuesday in a costly house fire ignited by a barbecue grill, authorities said. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Residents of six apartments displaced in Salt Lake fire

A fire displaced residents from six apartments and caused severe damage to four of those units Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Saratoga Springs residents fed up with city's water troubles

About 2,000 Saratoga Springs residents lost some or all access to water Tuesday morning after a culinary pump failed in the latest episode of water infrastructure problems troubling the high-growth... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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New FAA rules on drone use could help local businesses

New federal regulations regarding the use of unmanned aircraft will likely have an effect on some area businesses. The new rules are designed to provide a framework for the use of unmanned... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Hatch introduces bill to encourage medical marijuana research

Sen. Orrin Hatch unveiled a bipartisan bill Monday with the aim of making it easier for researchers to study the medical benefits of marijuana. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Meet the latest police tool, Utah's first 'porn dog'

Law enforcement officers have used K-9s and their keen sense of smell to help them find drugs, locate missing people and help solve arson investigations. Now, Utah police have a K-9 to find child... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Photo gallery: Demonstration shows a parked car is no place for kids or pets

Murray firefighter John Tani uses a thermal imager to measure heat inside a parked car in Murray on Tuesday. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Utahns compete, succeed on 'American Ninja Warrior' regional event in Oklahoma City

Several Utahns competed on NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” during Monday night’s episode of the city qualifying event in Oklahoma City. Two are advancing to the next stage of... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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State administrative services department boss retires

Kim Hood, executive director of the Utah Department of Administrative Services, is retiring July 1 after 18 years in state government. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Young Magna girl struggles to find her voice

A child's first words are monumental, but they're also easy to take for granted. But what if your baby never said "mama" or "dada"? Here's a Magna girl's struggle to find her voice. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Two more charged in fatal 'robbery gone bad'

Two more men were charged with murder Tuesday in connection with the death of another man during an apparent "robbery gone bad." Read more »

June 21, 2016

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BLM investigating 18 burro deaths after roundup

The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the deaths of 18 wild burros after a round-up in central Utah. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Fire forces evacuation of 185 Pine Valley homes

A mandatory evacuation was ordered Tuesday for the Lloyd's Canyon area in western Pine Valley as the result of an encroaching wildfire moving within less than a mile from homes. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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‘My Story Matters’ gives refugees gift with lasting impact

A small Utah charity making a big difference in the lives of refugees who come from all over the world, each with a unique story to tell. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries

Regardless of whether voters intend to vote by mail or in person, they will have to navigate a handful of specific deadlines in order to keep their votes eligible for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Changes to TRAX gates being made at 2 U. locations

Beginning in late June, changes will be made to TRAX gates at two University of Utah locations. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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USU professors receive $5.8M in Nuclear Energy Research grants

Two mechanical engineering professors at Utah State University will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling $5.8 million for nuclear energy research. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Dam project forces closure of Tibble Fork area

The Pleasant Grove Ranger District in the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest has announced the Tibble Fork area will be closed to all uses until rehabilitation work on the dam is completed. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Two arrested for allegedly siccing pit bull on Salt Lake police officer

A Salt Lake police officer suffered minor injuries Sunday when two men allegedly ordered their pit bull to attack. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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UTA offers late TRAX, S-Line service for Utah Arts Festival

The Utah Transit Authority will run late TRAX and S-Line service Thursday through Sunday during the Utah Arts Festival at Washington and Library squares. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Logan toddler killed in driveway accident identified

Police have released the name of a 13-month-old boy killed Monday after a neighbor's vehicle hit him while backing out of a driveway. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Two arrested in dangerous Taylorsville chase, shooting

Two men were arrested Monday night in connection with a wild weekend high-speed chase and shooting. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Celebrate July 4 at South Salt Lake Freedom Festival

South Salt Lake’s Freedom Festival is set for Monday, July 4, at Fitts Park, 3050 S. 500 East. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Poll: Trump up over Clinton in Utah, but lead is slipping as delegates launch new push to dump him

Donald Trump, the controversial GOP presumptive presidential nominee, remains ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among Utah voters, 36 percent to 27 percent, according to a UtahPolicy.com... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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