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Poll shows Johnson close to Herbert in governor race, campaign says

Republican candidate for governor Jonathan Johnson released an internal poll Tuesday that his campaign says shows him running close behind Gov. Gary Herbert in the June 28 primary election. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Davis Applied Technology College opens Veterans Center

Ron Craig salutes the flag during a ribbon-cutting and Flag Day ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Veterans Center at the Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville on Tuesday. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Lawmakers, education leaders talk changes for SAGE, school accountability

Changes to the student assessment of growth and excellence are on the horizon as state lawmakers and education leaders have begun formal discussions of how Utah's student testing and school... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Senate passes defense bill without Lee measure to keep women out of draft

Utah Sen. Mike Lee declined to offer the amendment he has pushed to keep women out of the draft as part of the defense spending bill the U.S. Senate passed Tuesday. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Jonathan Swinton seeking Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race

First-time candidate Jonathan Swinton has a Republican pedigree but Democratic heart as he seeks the party's nomination in the race of U.S. Senate. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Excessive speeds on Utah roads has to stop, UHP says

Enough is enough. The Utah Highway Patrol says the roadways are out of control, and drivers need to obey the speed limit. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Misty K. Snow seeking Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race

Democrat Misty K. Snow jumped into the U.S. Senate race because she didn't think the issues she is most passionate about would get a voice. And Utah's first transgender candidate for statewide... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Water too much? Not enough? Water check program helps property owners know

About two-thirds of Utah's drinking water is used for landscaping, gardening and farming. The state is continuing to battle the effects of a long-term drought, so how is a property owner to know... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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San Juan River, Utah Lake added to Utah's list of impaired waterways

Portions of the San Juan River impacted by the 2015 Gold King Mine spill and algae blooms at Utah Lake landed the two waterways on the state's list of impaired bodies of water. More than half of... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Antelope Island events highlight area’s beauty, wildlife, history

Antelope Island State Park officials will host a series of events over the next couple of weeks highlighting the island’s beauty, wildlife and history. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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4 Roy teens to be honored for helping woman after car crash

Four Roy High School teens are getting a lot of recognition for reaching out to a mother in trouble. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Prosecutors won't seek death penalty in Layton child abuse homicide

Prosecutors will not seek capital punishment for a Layton man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son, killing the boy in a fit of frustration. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Newborn screening saves lives in Utah

Rare genetic and metabolic disorders can be detected and treated before irreversible symptoms set in using a standard medical procedure called newborn screening. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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Sounds of Freedom event salutes military

The annual Sounds of Freedom community event in Layton may have been doused with a spring rain, but the precipitation did nothing to dampen the patriotic spirit of exhibitors and residents who... Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Rule change: Utah schools can tap experts to fill teaching void

The Utah State Board of Education began a discussion Friday in advance of meetings with lawmakers next week on how data should inform policy initiatives to bring more teachers into the classrooms... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Davis School District offering free summer lunches

Davis County children under the age of 18 can enjoy a free lunch this summer thanks to a federally funded program and Davis School District Nutrition Services. Adults wishing to purchase lunch can... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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SUV carrying Fruit Heights family rolls, killing 17-year-old and critically injuring 19-year-old

A 17-year-old Fruit Heights girl was killed Thursday when an SUV driven by a 15-year-old girl with a learner's permit veered off I-15 and then rolled. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah prepares for 'more active fire season' in 2016

A hotbed of grasses and increasingly hot and dry weather can make for a complicated fire season in Utah, officials say. They are asking for public assistance in preventing and being prepared for... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Charges say Layton woman played 'beer pong' with teen boys

A Layton woman is charged with child endangerment after police say she invited minors to play a game of "beer pong" last weekend, according to court documents. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah Rep. Mia Love for vice president? She says no thanks

Utah Rep. Mia Love on the Republican presidential ticket with Donald Trump? The Washington Post says there's a chance. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride is July 15

The Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride will take place on the night of Friday, July 15. The annual family-friendly, noncompetitive bike ride starts at 10 p.m. at White Rock Bay and will be lit by the... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Kaysville honors assistant fire chief's 44 years of service

After 44 years of service, Kaysville Assistant Fire Chief Michael Egginton is hanging up his helmet. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Clinton man sent to prison for molesting neighborhood girls

A Clinton man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for sexually abusing four young girls from his neighborhood. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Overstock founder gives another $250K to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor

Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne added another $250,000 Wednesday to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor, bringing his contribution total to at least $700,000. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Prosecutors weigh whether to pursue death penalty in child abuse death

A Layton man accused of graphic child abuse that killed his girlfriend's baby appeared briefly in court Wednesday as prosecutors weigh whether to seek the death penalty. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Officials warn Utahns of fire risk as temperatures skyrocket

Wildfire risk is high on Utah firefighters' minds this week as a 90-plus degree heat wave settles in across the Wasatch Front. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Couple charged with kidnapping kids and fleeing to N.M. appear in court

A couple accused of kidnapping the two daughters they do not have custody of and fleeing to New Mexico has been extradited back to Utah to face charges. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Prosecutors to reduce charges in Comic Con impostor case

Prosecutors say they're scaling back charges against a man accused of posing as a federal agent to get into a VIP room at Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Aviation festival offers a soarin' good time

Sky Hess, 6, is helped from a Cassutt Racer by pilot Creighton King during the 6th annual Skypark Aviation Festival and Expo at Skypark Airport in Woods Cross on Saturday. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Utah GOP to continue legal fight against SB54

The Utah Republican Party voted on Saturday to continue its fight against a state election law that the party believes circumvents its caucus and convention system. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Book review: Adrienne Monson's paranormal romance 'Deliverance' lives up to its name

Paranormal romance author Adrienne Monson does a great job of concluding her refreshing version of vampiric lore in “Deliverance.” Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Mom uses multiple costumes to cheer up daughter who was bullied

Vanesa Rosa dressed up in a different costume every day she picked her daughter up from school in North Salt Lake after finding out her second-grader was being bullied by a student. Soon, her... Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Vote-by-mail ballots will hit Utah mailboxes next week

On Monday, a record number of vote-by-mail ballots will hit Utah mailboxes, so county clerks want to make sure voters knew what to expect for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Debates scheduled for State School Board candidates

Utah voters will have opportunities to compare the educational philosophies of candidates vying for the Utah State Board of Education in several debates to be held this month. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Wet May delays irrigation use, keeps reservoirs in good shape

A wet, cool May helped delay the use of irrigation water for fields and lawns, keeping reservoir levels steady across much of Utah. The rainstorms put Utah on track to log an average year for... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Bountiful Temple gets a new Angel Moroni

Workers from Mountain National Heavy Haul remove the lightning rod and attach a hook to the lightning-damaged Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah Temple on Wednesday in Bountiful. Lightning... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Motorcyclist critically injured in North Salt Lake collision with truck

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a collision with a pickup truck Wednesday in North Salt Lake, police said. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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EPA requires Utah coal plants to cut emissions causing haze in national parks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency only partially accepted Utah's regional plan and will impose its own measures to reduce haze in national parks and wilderness areas. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Man charged in Centerville kidnapping case waives hearing

A Centerville man who, along with his father, is charged with kidnapping and assaulting a woman and her four daughters waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Layton cadet earns highest Civil Air Patrol award

Cadet Col. Rose Carlisi was honored Wednesday at the state Capitol with the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, the highest award in the Civil Air Patrol program. She's the first Utah cadet in more than... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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2 killed in fatal crash after car was traveling 100 mph, witnesses said

Witnesses estimate that a 2002 GMC Envoy was traveling more than 100 mph when the driver lost control Tuesday near Sunset, causing the vehicle to roll several times. Two people died in the crash... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Eaglewood Festival of Speed set for July 1

Car collectors, owners, restorers, racers and admirers are invited to the annual Eaglewood Festival of Speed on Friday, July 1, 7-9 p.m. at the 10th hole fairway of the Eaglewood Golf Course, 1110... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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1 killed, 3 ejected in crash that closes southbound I-15 in Davis County

One person was killed and two others were critically injured after all three were ejected in a crash Tuesday evening that shut down all southbound traffic on I-15 near Sunset in Davis County. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Police: Man shoots himself as emergency responders arrive at Kaysville house fire

A man shot himself in the backyard of a burning home in Kaysville on Tuesday morning just as emergency crews were responding to the fire, police said. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake Tribune

Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, returning one of the state's two major newspapers to local ownership. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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UHP reports 161 crashes, 4 fatalities over holiday weekend

Four people were killed on Utah's roads during the extended Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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UDOT to begin prepping Bountiful’s 200 West for repaving project

The Utah Department of Transportation has announced night work will begin Wednesday to prepare 200 West in Bountiful for a repaving project. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Fish for free on June 11

If you'd like to give fishing a try — but don't have a fishing license — grab a fishing pole and head to the nearest fishing water on June 11. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah family changes course because of child's diagnosis

Jacob Packer, of Syracuse, is dealing with a progressive genetic disorder that will eventually cut his life short. Primary Children's Hospital has been instrumental in handling his condition and... Read more »

May 30, 2016

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Primary Children's Hospital teams pull together for kids, families

The annual Primary Children's Hospital Telethon will be Friday, June 3, 2016. Funds raised help the hospital continue its mission of keeping "the child first and always." Read more »

May 30, 2016

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