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Amid algal bloom scare, watering ban lifted for Riverton residents

Riverton City leaders held an emergency meeting Friday.

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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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Davis School District principal placed on leave after being accused of domestic violence

A Davis School District principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday in connection with a reported domestic assault at his home. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Splash pad in N. Salt Lake’s Legacy Park opens

The splash pad at North Salt Lake's Legacy Park, 140 W. 1100 North, is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Panel seeks submissions for West Bountiful history book

The Historic Commission is compiling the next edition of the city’s history and is asking residents to contribute pictures, stories, news articles and other items for the book. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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IRS scam goes far beyond a phone call for Syracuse woman

Scam phone calls where the caller claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service seem to be increasing in Utah, with multiple police agencies reporting new cases in recent weeks. For victim Kayla... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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UTA hikes fees for public records

The UTA board of trustees approved a resolution Wednesday to increase the fee for public records from $5 to $15. The agency said the increase will help offset the cost of fulfilling hundreds of... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Syracuse DUI driver sentenced to year in jail for cyclist's death

A Syracuse man who pleaded guilty to automobile homicide after hitting and killing a cyclist while drunk in 2014 has been sentenced to a year in jail. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Utah Fraternal Order of Police endorses Gov. Gary Herbert

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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FBI asks for help retracing steps of 'persons of interest' in UTA employee's killing

The FBI confirmed Tuesday that it considers Flint and Dereck "DJ" Harrison "persons of interest" in the killing of UTA employee Kay Ricks. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Report: Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion

That Zion National Park anticipates record crowds this Memorial Day weekend should come as no surprise considering Utah's steady and unprecedented growth in tourism. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Photos: Harmons employees go toe-to-toe for a good cause

Breanne Wayment, playing for the Station Park Harmons, is out at third during the grocery chain's annual kickball tournament in West Valley City on Tuesday. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Construction of new Farmington high school kicks off projects in Davis School District

The first of several projects funded by a $298 million bond in the Davis School District got underway Tuesday as administrators broke ground for a new high school in Farmington. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbert

A national group that advocates conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Man dies after allegedly ignoring police and jumping from tree

A man causing a disturbance at a Mantua campsite died Sunday after police say he ran from deputies and jumped 100 feet out of a tree. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly

The two-week national Click It or Ticket safety campaign started Monday. Justin Harding, the governor's chief of staff, and his family shared their story about surviving a car crash due to wearing... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Father, son make first court appearance in Centerville kidnapping case

A father and son made their first court appearance Monday on charges of kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing to Wyoming. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple

A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Judiciary panel OK’s ex-Centerville mayor's appointment as federal judge

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week unanimously approved the nomination of former Centerville Mayor Ronald Russell to the U.S. District Court for Utah. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Co-workers help Syracuse mother conquer daily battle

Employees with The Buckner Co. built a wheelchair accessible ramp for one of their co-workers, Sheli Gallegos. Her daughter, Whitney, lost the use of her legs or left arm in a car accident in 2005. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Sutherland Institute looks to broaden reach as conservative think tank

The Salt Lake City-based Sutherland Institute has plans to reshape itself as a nationally recognized conservative think tank under its new president. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah bus drivers put safety to the test

Utah school bus drivers competed against each other, but mostly honed their own skills as they completed a 20-minute driving course, officiated by the Utah Highway Patrol on Saturday. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Overstock founder Patrick Byrne fuels Jonathan Johnson gubernatorial campaign

Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne continues to fuel Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor with unprecedented amounts of cash. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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UDOT rejects alternative to west Davis freeway extension

Utah Department of Transportation officials announced Friday that a proposed alternative to the West Davis Corridor freeway is no longer being considered. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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