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Police: Amber Alert issued in abduction of girls by their noncustodial parents

An Amber Alert was issued about 8:40 p.m. Thursday after two young girls were allegedly taken from a home.

Statewide ceremonies to honor Vietnam vets, spouses

The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs will hold six ceremonies throughout the state in March and April to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans and their spouses on the 50th anniversary of... Read more »

March 21, 2016

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UTA changing schedules April 10

Sunday, April 10, is a Utah Transit Authority schedule change day, and with it will comes new additions to UTA’s bus service. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Utah urges local ownership of some federal water projects

A resolution passed this last session by Utah lawmakers encourages Utah's congressional delegation to seek a title transfer for ownership of some federal water projects. Those transfers have... Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Utah unemployment rate steady at 3.4 percent

February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month’s rate of 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged from January at 4.9 percent. Read more »

March 20, 2016

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Poll: Honesty and integrity top traits Utahns value

In a new Deseret News/KSL poll, registered voters overwhelmingly identified honesty and integrity as the most important personal characteristics they look for in a presidential candidate. Read more »

March 20, 2016

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Poll: Utah would vote for a Democrat for president over Trump

If Donald Trump becomes the Republican Party's nominee, Utahns would vote for a Democrat for president in November for the first time in more than 50 years, according to a new Deseret News/KSL poll. Read more »

March 20, 2016

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Utah ranks last in school breakfast participation

Utah ranks last in student participation in school breakfast programs, as only about a third of eligible, low-income students take part. Efforts are under way to change the perception of such... Read more »

March 19, 2016

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Mitt Romney to vote for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in Utah presidential caucus

Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, posted on Facebook that he would encourage others to vote for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz "so that we can have an open convention and nominate a Republican." Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Utah voters driven most by economy, national security, poll shows

What's driving Utah voters? The most important issues are the economy, national security and health. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Live blog: Trump takes campaign to Utah

Four of the five main presidential candidates are scheduled for appearances in Utah this weekend, ahead of the state's presidential preference caucuses. Follow Friday events live: Live Blog... Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Governor kicks off 30th annual Scouting for Food event

Gov. Gary Herbert kicks off the 30th annual Scouting for Food event by being the first to donate to this year’s food drive benefiting Utah Food Bank, regional food banks, and emergency... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Bountiful fire destroys makeshift residence, damages cars, power lines

A fire caused by a space heater destroyed a makeshift living area between two apartment complexes in Bountiful and caused $60,000 in damage Thursday, authorities said. Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Photos: Mild weather springing up

A hiker takes in a view of the Wasatch Mountains from the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Trump, Sanders, Cruz, Kasich all campaigning in Utah

Donald Trump, the front-runner in the GOP presidential race, is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Salt Lake City early Friday evening. Read more »

March 17, 2016

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There's still time to register for the GOP presidential caucus

Republicans who plan to cast their ballots online for the March 22 Presidential Caucus have until Thursday before midnight to register with the GOP. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Salt Lake presidential debate canceled after Trump, Kasich drop out

The Republican presidential debate in Salt Lake City was canceled Wednesday after both GOP front-runner Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced they were bowing out of Monday's scheduled... Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Utah Business honors top Utah CEOs

Twelve people chosen by Utah Business magazine were honored as Utah CEOs of the Year. Each executive was selected because they “exude innovation, show sound business judgment and have seen... Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Going to college? Don’t forget to submit financial aid application

The Utah System of Higher Education is advising anyone attending college or planning to attend college to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Layton police look for stolen flutes valued at $20K

More than $20,000 worth of flutes were stolen from a Layton music store on Tuesday. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Chelsea Clinton talks up her mother on Utah campaign swing

Chelsea Clinton told supporters in Utah on Tuesday that the 2016 presidential election is the most important in her lifetime. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Fire destroys Bountiful apartment

A fire caused by a stovetop mishap destroyed a Bountiful apartment Tuesday and caused $100,000 in damage. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Judge now tilting toward state in election law battle with Utah GOP

A federal judge appears to have changed his thinking that the signature gathering requirements in Utah's controversial election law might be unconstitutional. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Clearfield man sentenced to 1 year for punching death of woman at party

A Clearfield man will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty to assault in the death of a woman he punched at a New Year's party. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Utah's 'meteorological' winter average; forecast calls for wet spring

December packed some big storms, January's temperatures hovered near average, and a warm February melted hopes for a blockbuster snow year. The National Weather Service said much of Utah should... Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Diabetes workshop begin March 29 in Bountiful

The Davis County Health Department is offering a free six-week workshop titled “Living Well With Diabetes,” beginning Tuesday, March 29, at Wade Family Medicine, 557 W. 2600 South. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Couple accused of recording sex acts during massages strikes plea deal

A Centerville couple accused of running an unlicensed massage business in their home, then performing and secretly recording sex acts with clients, has struck a plea deal with prosecutors. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Valley snowfall expected overnight Tuesday as part of northern Utah storm

Widespread rain and snow swept through northern Utah on Monday as temperatures dipped into the 30s. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Gallery: Students, teachers dive into Pi Day celebration

Utah Connections Academy's Megan Tahbun looks over at fellow student Aspen Romrell as teachers and students battle it out in a pie-eating contest in celebration of Pi Day on Monday at the... Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Mother of 2-year-old killed in abuse case pleads guilty to obstructing justice

A Layton woman has pleaded guilty to obstructing justice in the death of her 2-year-old son, after police say the boy succumbed to violent abuse at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Fox News to host GOP presidential debate at Salt Palace Monday

At least two Republican presidential candidates scheduled campaign stops in Utah this week, but whether they show up depends on how they fare in several primary elections Tuesday night. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Lawmakers hold the balance on LGBT, religious rights issues

Utah lawmakers teed up several proposals this year that some perceived as upsetting a delicate compromise struck 12 months ago between religious freedom and gay rights. Read more »

March 12, 2016

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UDOT to take core samples on I-15 in Centerville

Utah Department of Transportation crews will be taking core samples from the pavement in the outside lanes of southbound I-15 between the Parrish Lane on- and offramps on Monday, March 14, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. . Read more »

March 12, 2016

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1-hour time loss this weekend may make many drowsy, less alert

As Utah prepares to "spring forward" Sunday, AAA Utah says there are safety concerns that come with the daylight saving time change. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Rep. Chris Stewart, Charlene Albarran file to run in Utah's 2nd District

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, filed for re-election Friday and has a Democratic opponent who also declared her candidacy in Utah's 2nd Congressional District. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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All candidates would make primary ballot if judge strikes part of Utah election law, state says

If a federal judge strikes down the signature gathering requirement in Utah election law, the state would place all eligible candidates on the primary election ballot, state attorneys said in a... Read more »

March 10, 2016

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House opts not to vote on medical marijuana bill

A bill that would have made Utah the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana died without a vote on the House floor Thursday. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Former Jazz player Whaley sentenced to 60 days in jail

Former Utah Jazz player Robert Whaley will serve a jail sentence after pleading guilty to a felony burglary charge. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Utah lawmakers set guidelines for police use of body cameras

State lawmakers passed a bill Thursday setting guidelines for police use of body-worn cameras. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Pregnant woman, child bound with duct tape during robbery, police say

Clinton police say three men used duct tape and baseball bats to hold a pregnant woman and 10-year-old boy at bay during a home invasion robbery. One man suspected of being involved was recently... Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Spike in flu cases arrives later than usual

Influenza activity is continuing to increase in Utah, though the illness is peaking much later than it has in previous years. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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New bridge to be installed over I-15 at Hill Field Road

The Utah Department of Transportation on Wednesday warned Davis County drivers to plan ahead for an overnight closure in Layton as crews install a new I-15 bridge over Hill Field Road. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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House lands on water fund compromise

A late-hour reconfiguration of how and when to take sales tax money for new water development projects and maintenance of existing infrastructure in Utah passed in the House with a 48-26 vote. It... Read more »

March 9, 2016

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UTA proposing improvements in Davis, Weber, Tooele counties

The Utah Transit Authority announced Wednesday the agency is planning various upgrades, including new bus routes, expanded service and improved amenities at bus stops in Davis, Tooele and Weber... Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Utah fifth-graders embark on 'Mission to Mars'

Hundreds of fifth-graders gathered in Ogden Wednesday to reach for the stars for mankind. Their mission? Colonize Mars. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Nominations sought for Sorenson Legacy Awards

The public is invited to submit nominations for the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts and Education. Nominated educators must be licensed in Utah. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, April 7. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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6th-grade Kaysville teacher recognized for her energizing lessons

Emmylou VanderToolen, a science teacher at Burton Elementary in Kaysville, has been named the state’s Outstanding Sixth-Grade Science Educator for 2016 by the Utah Science Teachers Association. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Utah bill removes wait period on health insurance for immigrant children

Children of immigrants who enter the state and country legally and lawfully will no longer wait five years before becoming eligible for health insurance. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Governor, lawmakers might leave Utah election law decision to judge

Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday he's content to let a federal judge decide how to deal with the signature collecting requirements in Utah's controversial election law. Read more »

March 8, 2016

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Average Utah gas price $1.78 per gallon

AAA Utah reported the average price in the Beehive State for regular gasoline is $1.78 per gallon this month. The current average price is 6 cents lower than a month ago, and 48 cents lower than a... Read more »

March 8, 2016

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State spending $150,000 to promote switch from presidential primary to caucus

The state is rushing to get nearly 1 million postcards in the mail this week to remind Utah voters that political parties are holding presidential preference caucuses this year instead of a primary... Read more »

March 7, 2016

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