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Photos: A photographic look at Elder Boyd K. Packer's life and service

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and next in line to be president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at 2 p.m. Friday. He was 90.... Read more »

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Utah denies proposed ballot initiative imposing term limits

Utah's elections office has rejected a proposed initiative petition to impose term limits on those appointed to serve on hundreds of state boards and commissions. Read more »

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Weber State, UVU to introduce program awarding college credit for work experience

This fall, Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on experience gained in the workplace. Read more »

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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »

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Reports reveal details in Sundance assault case involving actor Emile Hirsch

A Hollywood studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year described the incident as being "insanely painful and... Read more »

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New Episcopal presiding bishop gives message of love, acceptance

Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, the newly elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, addressed the faith's General Convention in Salt Lake City Friday with a message of love and acceptance. Read more »

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Four detained after shots are fired in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake police gang detectives were questioning an adult woman and three teens Friday following a wild series of events that included shots fired and a short chase. Read more »

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Sandy man faces 13 charges in disturbing domestic violence cases

A Sandy man accused of threatening to "beat, kill, stab and slice" his girlfriend and put her in an oven in a disturbing case of domestic violence now faces 13 criminal charges in two episodes of... Read more »

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Two fires were purposely set at U. fraternity houses, investigators say

Two fraternity houses were damaged in arson fires at the University of Utah early Friday. Read more »

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State liquor stores using price tags to warn about enabling underage drinking

With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught... Read more »

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North Salt Lake homeowners deny allegations that water irrigation levels led to landslide

Homeowners blamed by developers for watering their lawn too much and contributing to a landslide that washed out their own backyard last year have filed a response to the lawsuit against them. Read more »

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Elderly man hit, killed while changing tire

An elderly man was hit by a car and killed Thursday night after getting out of his car to change a tire on state Route 201, police said. Read more »

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Children join in on rodeo competition at West Jordan's Western Stampede

Residents celebrated the traditional Western Stampede with various rodeo events Thursday, July 2, 2015, including the Mutton Bustin' Challenge for kids. Read more »

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3-year-old dies after being hit by SUV in Mapleton

A 3-year-old boy died after being hit by an SUV Wednesday night in Mapleton. Read more »

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Bicyclist killed after collision at Salt Lake intersection

A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a vehicle late Thursday night in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Boaters could be delayed for quagga checks

More boats passing through aquatic invasion technician check points could mean delays this weekend. Read more »

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$1.75 million funds new electric vehicles for Salt Lake City

Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »

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Farmington woman tumbles 150 feet in hiking accident on Mount Timpanogos

A woman is expected to survive after tumbling about 150 feet in a hiking accident Thursday on Mt. Timpanogos. Read more »

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Desire to serve: Even a gunshot couldn't keep Nellie Leighton from being a missionary

Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »

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Utah health officials rule out cholera infection

Two local residents suspected to have cholera instead have a related disease that presents similar symptoms but is less infectious, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Read more »

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3 corrections employees placed on leave in inmate death case

The Utah Department of Corrections has placed three additional employees on administrative leave as it investigates the death of an inmate who didn't receive his dialysis treatment. Read more »

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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes health clinic

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »

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Is same group responsible for string of robberies?

Police from a couple of jurisdictions are working together to determine whether the same group is responsible for a recent series of convenience store robberies in Salt Lake County. Read more »

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Stan Lockhart appointed to fill State School Board vacancy left by Mark Openshaw

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education, the governor's office announced Thursday. Read more »

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Juvenile detention mentor had sexual relationship with teen, police say

Police are investigating an alleged sexual relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a woman who was assigned to mentor her in the Salt Lake Valley Detention Center. Read more »

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