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Guest artist Fontana tells stories through song at Tabernacle Choir concert

The annual Pioneer Day Concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square features guest artist Santino Fontana and has its concluding performance tonight at the Conference... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

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Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Utah bond fund changes name

The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins first Emmy in 26 years; YouTube channel gets 5M views in first year

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has won its first Emmy in 26 years, and it also celebrated the first birthday of its YouTube channel with a Pinterest infographic that shows the channel already has more... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013

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Federal judge changes mind, opens hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty

In an unexpected move, a federal court judge decided Thursday to open a competency hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty that he had earlier closed to the public and press. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2013

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Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013

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UHP gearing up for Labor Day blitz

The Utah Highway Patrol is gearing up for a three-day DUI blitz this Labor Day weekend, the third-deadliest holiday for drivers in the state. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013

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Ogden cops investigating whether animal cruelty triggered Pioneer Day fight

Police here are investigating whether an altercation that broke out between two women on Pioneer Day is connected to alleged animal cruelty. Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor

The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference Center on Temple Square. Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Days of '47 Parade filled with tradition, fun — and romance (+photos)

The Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade Wednesday was a hit among long time attendees and first timers. Many floats won awards, and a little romance was even seen along the parade route. Read more »

July 24, 2013

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Youth parade kicks off Days of '47 week

The 2013 Days of '47 Union Pacific Youth Parade kicked off days of pioneer-themed activities as part of the "Celebrating Utah" initiative, pioneered by the Days of '47 committee. Read more »

July 20, 2013

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Youth Parade participants to donate to Utah Food Bank

About 5,000 youths will honor pioneer heritage at the Days of '47 Youth Parade with donations to Utah Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Read more »

June 20, 2013

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Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »

July 25, 2011

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Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011

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Youth parade salutes Utah's past pioneer children

SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of '47 Youth Parade is billed as the happiest parade on the planet and, true or not, children of all ages certainly had a good time Saturday strolling down 500 South. Read more »

July 17, 2010

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Blog: Santa at Weber for a good cause

You can help the homeless and see Santa in one stop Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 7 p.m., when the big guy will be at the Weber State University Bookstore, in the first floor outside area. And he's bringing one of his reindeer.... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2009

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