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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history.

Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

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Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday. Read more »

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Bountiful Handcart Days Parade brings thousands together

Thousands of parade-goers faced 100 degree temperatures Friday evening to attend the 65th annual Bountiful Handcart Days Parade. Read more »

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

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UDOT to begin adding lanes to I-15 in Farmington on Tuesday

The Utah Department of Transportation will begin work as early as Tuesday to add auxiliary lanes to I-15 in Farmington. Read more »

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UTA offers fare for food in Utah Food Bank drive

The Utah Transit Authority will give $5 FAREPAY cards to riders who bring a food donation for the Utah Food Bank. Read more »

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Roy home destroyed in fire

A Roy home is a total loss after a fire ripped through it Thursday afternoon. Read more »

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

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Officials: Two women in Utah with Zika are currently pregnant

Two Utah women with Zika virus are currently pregnant, Utah Department of Health spokesman Tom Hudachko said Thursday. And two more women who were pregnant while infected have since given birth to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Water flowing to crops amid continuing algal scare

Some canals are once again delivering water to crops in southern Salt Lake County as state agencies, health experts and local farmers struggle to determine what threats, if any, exist from using... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Local government board fostered 'culture of excess,' state audit shows

Board members for a little-known local governments' insurance co-op treated themselves to high-end restaurants, fancy hotels, golf and major league baseball games at taxpayer expense, a new state... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Too many boaters not stopping for quagga mussel inspection, DWR says

The Pioneer Day weekend should be a busy one at boating and fishing waters. As the weekend nears, officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are happy — and concerned — about... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Bountiful baby born with extremely rare genetic disorder fights to survive

Imagine going to the hospital expecting a routine birth and a healthy baby but finding out something is terribly wrong. That's what happened to a Bountiful mother whose infant has an extremely rare... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Effects of algal blooms continue to spread throughout Wasatch Front

Concern over contaminated water from a toxic algal bloom persists among multiple agencies, with worry that harmful levels of cyanobacteria may have infected farmers crops. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friction over Trump between GOP, Utah Republicans shown at convention's day 2

Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Feds order Tesoro to reduce emissions at Salt Lake refinery

Tesoro's Salt Lake refinery has to reduce its emissions by 1,000 tons a year under terms of a $425 million settlement agreement involving Clean Air Act violations at refineries in six states. The... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Independent state agencies routinely violate Utah open meeting law, audit shows

The Utah Dairy Commission held a third of its 2015 public meetings outside the state, and the Utah Valley Historic Railroad Authority didn't provide notice for any of its board meetings last year,... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Toxic algal bloom impacting people, animals and farms in 2 counties

A toxic algal bloom at Utah Lake that spread to the Jordan River system is suspected of sickening more than 300 people and possibly killing 100 ducks and a goat. Major concerns persist for Salt... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Herbert signs bills for Fairpark arena funds, tougher drone law

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed all eight bills the Utah Legislature passed in a special session last week, including funding for a stadium at the state fairgrounds. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Prosecutors 'stand down' and drop criminal case against Mark Shurtleff

Prosecutors filed a motion Monday to have all criminal charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff dismissed in part because of "insufficient evidence." The case against his... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah Republicans heading to national convention unsure of Trump

Gov. Gary Herbert, one of the state's 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland that begins Monday, isn't sure what to expect from his party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Fire that destroyed Parade of Homes house was arson, officials say

Investigators have determined fires that burned two homes earlier this week, including one that was to be included in the Salt Lake Parade of Homes, was the result of arson. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Terrorism trepidation? Live life, but buckle your seat belt, experts say

When dozens die in a mass shooting in Orlando or when a truck plows into Bastille Day revelers in Nice, some may question whether they should go out in public anymore. Psychologists say continuing... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Jerry Earl Johnston: When ballplayers turn to the man upstairs

Earlier this year, at a Dodgers game, I saw all-star catcher Wilson Ramos step into the right field corner long before the game, go to a knee, bow his head and stay that way for a good two minutes.... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Roy boys' lemonade stand raises $1,000 for families of fallen Dallas officers

Kaden and Carson Kimber wanted to help the children who lost their fathers in the Dallas police ambush, so they took on the task with a lemonade stand. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Layton mom, grandma both charged with faking newborn's illness

Two Layton women have been charged with faking an illness for their newborn child and grandchild, causing the baby to undergo numerous invasive and painful tests and surgeries. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah police gather at vigil to mourn fallen Dallas officers

Heads of several police agencies came together to read aloud the obituaries of the fallen officers, bow in prayer together and pay tribute to the officers who were gunned down in downtown Dallas on... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Clearfield community pitches in to restore deployed airman's wrecked car

When an airman's car was totaled while he was deployed in Afghanistan, the community of Clearfield decided to pitch in and help restore the vehicle. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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FBI Utah office actively investigating home-grown terrorists, agent in charge says

The FBI office in Salt Lake City has active investigations into what the agency calls home-grown, violent terrorists, the special agent in charge said Thursday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Antelope Island State Park’s annual SpiderFest set for July 30

The park’s fourth annual SpiderFest is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 30. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Cost of death penalty giving rise to competing bills

A Utah lawmaker still intends to run a bill next year to condense Utah's death penalty appeals process, even though state law enforcement officials Wednesday told legislators it's already as tight... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Judge considers dismissing charges against ex-Utah A.G. John Swallow

A defense lawyer implored a judge Wednesday to dismiss the charges against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow because he claims state investigators purposefully circumvented a process to... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Davis School District superintendent announces retirement

W. Bryan Bowles announced his retirement late Tuesday after a 14-year tenure as superintendent of the Davis School District. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Man pleads guilty to fleeing with daughters, prompting Amber Alert

A father who triggered an Amber Alert pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking his two daughters, whom he no longer has custody of, and fleeing to New Mexico. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Utah gas prices dip, but still 12th highest in the country

Utah’s drivers saw gasoline price rise in April and May, before leveling out in June. This month, the average fuel price in Utah — $2.33 a gallon — is the 12th highest in the... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Sunset taking applications for justice court judge

Sunset is now accepting applications for a justice court judge to replace Judge Jerald Jensen, who will retire Jan. 1, 2017. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Small Centerville, Farmington fires may be connected, chief says

Police and fire authorities are seeking the public's help identifying a man in a surveillance video they say may be connected to suspicious fires. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Holiday expenses spark controversy in Kaysville

Sparks are flying at City Hall over money spent on Kaysville's Fourth of July celebrations earlier this month and who will ultimately end up footing the bill. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Photos: Superheroes brave roller coaster for a good cause

Volunteers from Kids Heroes Foundation, dressed as superheroes, participate in a marathon roller-coaster ride at Lagoon in Farmington on Monday. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Avengers, other heroes to assemble at Lagoon for charity roller-coaster ride

The superheroes of the Kids Heroes Foundation are planning a two-hour roller-coaster marathon at Lagoon in Farmington on Monday to raise funds for families in need. Read more »

July 9, 2016

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Dallas shooting leaves Utah law enforcement community heartbroken, frustrated

The sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday that left five police officers dead reopened Nannette Wride's lingering wounds from the death of her husband more than two years ago. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Thousands of weevils deployed along Jordan River to help rid trail of goatheads

The Jordan River Commission and several dozen volunteers helped release 25,000 puncturevine weevils along the Jordan River Parkway Trail Friday to help rid the trail corridor of persistent,... Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Prosecutor in Mark Shurtleff case urges evidence hearing

The prosecutor in the public corruption case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is urging a 3rd District judge to hold an evidence hearing. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Feds investigating Utah Democratic governor candidate's wife for marijuana use

The U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah confirmed it has an open investigation into Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholtz's wife using marijuana. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Salt Lake County resident becomes first Zika-related death in continental U.S.

The first confirmed Zika-related death in the continental U.S. has occurred in Salt Lake County. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Utah drivers' licenses getting protective makeover

In an effort to revamp fraud protection throughout the state, the Utah Department of Public Safety's Driver License Division is now issuing newly designed drivers' licenses and identification cards... Read more »

July 7, 2016

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