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Canyons board tentatively OKs educator contracts

The Canyons’ Board of Education has unanimously approved tentative negotiated agreements with the Canyons Education Association, the Canyons Association of Education Support Professionals and... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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White House adds diversity to advisory council

The Obama administration has announced plans to add additional names to its third and final council on faith-based issues, including a transgender woman and representatives of Sikh and Baha’i... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Salt Lake man starts long-distance hikes after retirement, treks 19K miles

When most people hit retirement age, they tend to slow down a bit. But a Salt Lake man seems to have kicked it up a notch. Dub Bludworth has walked the equivalent of about four-fifths the distance... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Volunteers to go on 'patrol' for Utah petroglyphs

Residents in southwestern Utah are standing watch over some of the area's most ancient rock art sites. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Trial ordered for ex-narcotics officer on 2 new drug charges

A former narcotics officer facing drug distribution charges was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on two additional charges. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Freemont Indian State Park hosting scorpion walk May 28

Fremont Indian State Park and Museum is hosting a scorpion walk on Saturday, May 28, at 8:30 p.m. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Pleasant Grove woman dies in crash while fleeing repo man, police say

A Pleasant Grove mother of two crashed into a tree and died early Tuesday while being chased by a man repossessing her car, according to police. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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PHOTOS: Spring Weather in Utah

Take a look at some beautiful photos of spring weather in Utah. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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2 kids injured when car, ATV collide in Riverton

A 10-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy were critically injured Monday evening after a car collided with an ATV in Riverton, police said. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Children playing with matches sparks S.L. fire, official says

Children playing with matches caused a fire that spread through a house and duplex Monday afternoon, displacing 12 people, a Salt Lake City fire official said. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert says 'tone' of fundraising will change amid criticism

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he regrets the "tone and tenor" of a secretly recorded fundraising meeting with lobbyists and that when he called himself "Available Jones," he only meant he was ready... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Appeals court won't let convicted killer withdraw guilty plea in separate rape case

The Utah Court of Appeals won't allow a Fort Duchesne man serving time for murder to withdraw a guilty plea admitting to raping a woman he followed off a bus. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Police seek help finding missing woman whose Jeep was abandoned in Utah County

Police are seeking the public's help locating a Millard County woman who hasn't been seen since Saturday. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Education funding, monument discussion on the agenda for special session this week

Lawmakers will meet this week in a special legislative session to vote on restoring more than $4.7 million for several education programs and whether to formally oppose the creation of a national... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Man pleads guilty to his role in 1991 stabbing death

One of two men charged earlier this year with a 1991 stabbing death at a dance has pleaded guilty. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Prosecutors want to delay FLDS food stamp fraud trial

Government prosecutors want to postpone the trial in the multimillion dollar FLDS Church food stamp fraud case set to start at the end of the month. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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'I killed my brother': Monument Valley man pleads guilty to brother's stabbing death

A Monument Valley man has pleaded guilty to a reduced manslaughter charge in his brother's stabbing death. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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It's orange barrel season in Utah with delays expected all year long

UDOT is beginning work on a new freeway-style interchange on Bangerter Highway that will be located at 600 West and I-15 in Draper and is designed to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion on... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Photos: 3 lion cubs make their debut at Hogle Zoo

Three lion cubs, born to lioness Nabu at Salt Lake's Hogle Zoo in February, play in their enclosure Monday, the first day the public could see the trio. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Study: Electricity demand linked to struggles for river wildlife

Morning and evening routines for families across the West may be contributing to conditions that make survival difficult for aquatic wildlife below hydroelectric dams, according to a recent study... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Housing pressure puts the squeeze on Utah County's rich farmland

Utah County is No. 1 in the state for agricultural production, raking in $240 million in a year for its cattle, orchards, barley and other livestock and crops. It's also predicted to be the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Got rain? Conservation effort has collection barrels

The wet and unsettled weather this week is a perfect introduction to an old-fashioned conservation effort — collecting rainwater in a barrel. The Utah Rivers Council and multiple cities are... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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IMC offers new heart implant to lower risk of stroke

An implantable heart device 11 years in the making will now be available to all eligible Utah patients. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Police identify woman killed in Ogden rollover crash

Police have identified a woman killed in a one-car rollover Sunday on Harrison Boulevard in Ogden. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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DWR offers tips on keeping bears at bay

A fun camping trip can turn into a tragic experience if bears are lured into camping areas. Fortunately, it's a problem that's easy to solve. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Camp Floyd hosting Civil War Encampment May 28 and 30

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a family-friendly Civil War Encampment on Saturday, May 28, and Monday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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UTA to upgrade 45 bus stops along Wasatch Front

The Utah Transit Authority will be improving 45 bus stops throughout Weber, Salt Lake and Utah counties in 2016. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Cutthroat trout viewing party set for May 28

Biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are sponsoring a free cutthroat trout viewing event on Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. to noon, at Strawberry Reservoir. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Taylorsville meeting on water conservation set for May 25

Taylorsville Mayor Larry Johnson will hold a town hall meeting to discuss water conservation 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at City Hall, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Water pipe break in Logan causes mudslide

When there was a report of a waterline break and possible mudslide Monday morning, Logan city officials and emergency crews quickly sprang into action. But unlike the fatal mudslide in 2009, the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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9 unbelievably photogenic places in Utah

Utah's like that one friend of yours who never has a bad picture taken of them. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Father, son in Centerville kidnapping being held in Wyoming jail

A father and son accused of kidnapping and assaulting a mother and her four teen daughters in Utah before fleeing to Wyoming will fight extradition back to Davis County where they face charges. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Harvey Milk street signs installed in Utah

Salt Lake City has installed signs for a downtown street that's been named in honor of pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Pilot dead in helicopter crash on Nevada dry lake identified

A pilot killed in the crash of a kit-built helicopter at a remote Nevada dry lake bed has beenidentified as a 58-year-old Utah man with an aircraft operating license. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Report: Park City school violated diabetic student's rights

A Park City school district discriminated against a diabetic kindergartner for not ensuring a nurse was available to give her insulin, federal education officials concluded in a recent report. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Great-grandmother sews dresses for girls in Africa

At 94, Helen Peterson soon could be a great-great grandmother. But she still hasn't given up on serving as a mother. Her latest mothering reach goes clear to Africa. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Fire extinguished at Salt Lake chemical company (+video)

A chemical distribution company was evacuated after part of the building caught fire Monday morning. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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USU football player and Riverton resident critically injured in Willard rollover

Riverton resident Brady Holt, 21, was critically injured after he was thrown from the vehicle he was driving just before 1 p.m. Saturday. Holt's vehicle was headed north bound on Interstate 15 near... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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One killed, one injured in Ogden crash

One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a rollover crash here Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Details released detailing party that ended with woman's finger shot off

A drunken party that ended with a woman getting her finger shot off and another man beaten unconscious continued to be investigated by Unified police Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Man surrenders following hours long standoff in Orem

A 28-year-old man who allegedly used a Taser on several friends and family members surrendered to police following a standoff with a SWAT team Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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2 adults, 3 children hurt in Spanish Fork Canyon crash

A vehicle carrying two adults and three children rolled in Spanish Fork Canyon on Sunday, critically injuring the two adults. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Hinckley man crushed in industrial accident

A 64-year-old man was killed Friday in an industrial accident. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Missing 77-year-old hiker found tired, but uninjured

A 77-year-old man who disappeared while hiking with friends and family members was found "worn out" but in otherwise good shape early Sunday, according to police. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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About Utah: Figure skating with a chain saw

For Ryan Torcicollo, tree climbing is a job ... and a sport. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Orem police avoid tossed nails, arrest fleeing carjacking suspects

Police say two men were arrested after leading Orem police on a long chase Sunday after their vehicle ran out of gas. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Police will retrace the steps of father-son duo arrested in Centerville kidnapping case

Centerville police are expected this week to begin the process of extraditing a father and son from Wyoming back to Utah to face kidnapping and assault charges. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Millcreek's first city election draws crowded primaries

Thirty-five candidates will be competing in next month's primary election to be Millcreek's first elected city officials. Nine are mayoral hopefuls, and the rest are competing to fill four City... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Police: Both Utah kidnapping suspects in custody in Wyoming

The Sublette County Sheriff's Office in Wyoming confirmed late Saturday that Dereck James "DJ" Harrison, 22, was apprehended after a massive manhunt in the Half Moon Lake area. Few details were... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Provo cemetery's 13,000 modern spaces nearly ready

Over the past few years, James Cornaby, Provo cemetery sexton, and his staff of one have been working at a fever pitch to get a new addition to the Provo City Cemetery ready for business. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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