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Utah State Prison inmate dies a day after suicide attempt

Utah State Prison inmate Allen Earl Davies, 67, died early Sunday, a day after he apparently hanged himself in his prison cell. His parole had been revoked following a 2002 conviction for child sex... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Ex-A.G.s John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff due in court Monday; now both want separate trials

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow wants his criminal case separated from the case against his predecessor Mark Shurtleff, and he wants the state to return his $10,000 in cash. Both are... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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5 candidates vie for Utah's 3rd Congressional District

Democratic challenger Brian Wonnacott takes on Republican incumbent Jason Chaffetz in the race for Utah's 3rd Congressional District, along with two unaffiliated candidates and one American... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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U. doctor thanks strangers who saved him, urges safety in the outdoors

A University of Utah doctor is reaching out to thank the strangers who saved his life after a dangerous cycling crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon last month. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Box Elder County veteran receives Purple Heart 63 years later

Roy Torgeson wrote several letters to the U.S. government and the military explaining why he deserved the Purple Heart. Others starting writing letters. This weekend, he was finally awarded it. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative

About 100 Utahns held a vigil on the state Capitol steps Saturday night urging the Utah Legislature to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah Plan. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Sports help Special Olympic athletes gain confidence, skills

More than 800 Special Olympic athletes participated in the Fall Sports Classic at the University of Utah on Friday and Saturday. The event drew athletes ages 8 and older with various cognitive... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Argument leads to fatal stabbing of Holladay woman, police say

A Holladay woman, 21, was stabbed to death early Saturday in Ogden during an argument with her domestic partner, police said. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Charles Stormont wants to eliminate politics from attorney general's office

Charles Stormont represents the Utah Attorney General's Office on the 3rd District Court's pro bono committee, which tries to get firms and lawyers to provide legal services for people who can't... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Sean Reyes is working to lift dark cloud from attorney general's office

Sean Reyes says, "I think my best campaign message is to do an excellent job of being attorney general right now." Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Photos: World record potentially set during annual pumpkin regatta

Charlie Clark paddled to victory and possibly set a world record for paddling a pumpkin 100 yards during the 4th Annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta, Saturday. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Jenna Kim Jones: The new, cool face of Mormonism

Entertainer Jenna Kim Jones, a New Yorker by way of Orem, takes center stage as host and narrator of the new movie, "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Chris and Sally Mart create a refuge for children, build a family

Chris and Sally Mart have adopted 17 children over the years, and most require constant attention Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Some 60 head of cattle shot in Nevada spree; ranchers offer $20,600 reward

Nevada ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across northern Nevada since mid-summer. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Idaho man killed in Box Elder County crash

An Idaho man was killed Friday after the truck he was driving was hit by another pickup truck in Box Elder County. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Mormon Media scholars discuss church and media intersection

Mormon Media scholars held their third annual Mormon Media Studies Symposium Friday, discussing topics ranging from popular culture to historic and modern LDS Church portrayals in the media. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Six murder counts filed against woman accused of killing 6 babies

Megan Huntsman, 39, is facing six counts of murder, a first-degree felony, in connection with the death of six infants found in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home. Read more »

April 28, 2014

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7 dead babies found in Pleasant Grove garage; woman booked in murder investigation

A 39-year-old woman was arrested after police found seven deceased infants in a Pleasant Grove home Saturday. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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