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Gang member shot, killed after lunging at court witness

A gang member on trial in federal court was shot and killed Monday by U.S. marshals after he attempted to attack a witness testifying against him. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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After Miss. prison fight, monitors call for change

Violence is out of control, drugs are being smuggled in and guards are not adequately trained at the privately run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility, a prison with a history of troubles, according to court documents. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Jon M. Huntsman Sr. to receive prestigious philanthropic leadership honor

Jon M. Huntsman Sr., founder and principal benefactor of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, will be awarded the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership during the Philanthropy Roundtable's... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Utah's popular 'soda-pop geyser' is fizzling out

One of Utah's most unusual tourist attractions is dying. A rare type of geyser that operates on cold water — sometimes called the "soda-pop geyser" — has apparently been plugged up by... Read more »

April 20, 2014

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About Utah: Finally, living the dream in Paradise

At the Paradise Golf Course in Fillmore, Ron Abegglen, a basketball coaching legend, is the man at the helm. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Man injured in paraglider crash

A 32-year-old man was critically injured in a paraglider crash Sunday. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Utah's new adaptive testing system draws praise, criticism

Students are currently participating in a new year-end testing system that is computer-based and adapts to the skill levels of each individual. But many parents have opted their students out due... Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Photo gallery: Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday

SALT LAKE CITY — The Trinity A.M.E. Community Church, 239 E. 600 South, held a Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday. The Rev. France Davis, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, was the keynote... Read more »

April 20, 2014

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1-year-old hit and killed in Kearns driveway

A 1-year-old boy was accidentially runover in his driveway and killed Saturday. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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No aftershocks from Saturday's Tooele quake

Seismologists at the University of Utah are calling Saturday night's earthquake a "minor" event. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Family 'shocked' over Taylorsville woman's death

The family of Margaret Steffey, 59, reacted Sunday to her death and arrest of an 18-year-old man for investigation of aggravated murder. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Two bodies discovered near Provo's Squaw Peak

A hiker in a remote area of Rock Canyon found the skeletal remains of a person Saturday. Provo police then found the remains of a second person. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Tabernacle Choir performs Handel's 'Messiah' for Easter Concert

In two performances Friday and Saturday, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and four soloists presented Handel's "Messiah." The concert is being shown on the choir's YouTube... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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15 nonprofit centers offer support for Utah parents, kids in times of crisis

K.C. Mulcare readily admits that being a parent is the hardest, but most rewarding job she's ever had. The Family Support Center of the Uintah Basin is helping to make her life a little bit easier,... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Crowds to flock to Salt Lake City this weekend

Thousands and thousands of people are expected to come to Salt Lake City to attend several events this weekend, and that means drivers should prepare for some temporary road closures and detours. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Salt Lake's record-setting convention kicks off its FanXperience (+photo gallery)

Salt Lake Comic Con kicks off "FanXperience" at the Salt Palace, and the governor declares Thursday "Comic Con Heroes Day" in Utah. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Tech company Big on Mars to expand in Salt Lake City

A local technology firm is looking to increase its presence in Utah. New Salt Lake City-based mobile technology and connectivity company BIG on MARS announced that is will hire 50 to 75 people over... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Earthship 'biotecture' stays comfy without utilities

The guru of the Earthship home-design movement is coming to Salt Lake City to spread his gospel: how to live in a self-sustaining home without any connections to the utility grid. His futuristic,... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Utah higher education selected for multi-state collaboration

The Utah System of Higher Education was selected Monday by the Bill & Melinda Gates to join 12 higher education systems exploring solutions for common issues. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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