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What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries

Regardless of how voters intend to vote, they will navigate a handful of deadlines.

UDOT to switch northbound I-15 traffic to new bridge over Hill Field Road on Tuesday

Utah Department of Transportation crews have placed new concrete pavement on Hill Field Road and plan to switch northbound I-15 traffic to the new bridge over the road on the Tuesday evening. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Appeals court rules against 'Sister Wives' in Utah polygamy law case

A federal appeals court Monday overturned a judge's decision striking down the cohabitation provision in Utah's polygamy law. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Popular lawnmower exchange program is back

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is once again hosting a lawnmower exchange for area residents who want to trade in their gas-powered lawnmowers or lawn trimmers. The machines are... Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Layton mom sentenced to prison for lying about graphic abuse that killed her son

Saying she chose her boyfriend over her son, a judge sentenced a Layton mother to prison for lying to police about how the 2-year-old sustained the violent injuries that took his life. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Does Davis School District have the key to teaching your kids math?

The Davis School District next year will implement a new math curriculum that is developed completely by local educators. So far, district officials say it's improved test scores and saved millions... Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Police: 6-year-old girl flown to hospital after being hit in road by Layton city employee

A 6-year-old girl was flown to Primary Children's Hospital on Friday after she was run over by a Layton public works employee, police said. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Adoption search reveals he's 'Tiny Tim,' an infant abandoned in December 1951

To surprise and some shock, Kim Stevens of Roy learned recently that he was abandoned shortly after his birth in December 1951. His daughter-in-law's internet sleuthing revealed he was ‘Tiny... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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3 Wasatch Front metro areas among best in nation for minority-owned businesses

According to a recently released ranking from Nerdwallet, the Wasatch Front is a top 10 leader in the U.S. for minority-owned businesses. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Only 1/5 of rape kits collected by police submitted to crime lab, study finds

A new extensive study of rape kits in Utah found that only 22.8 percent of kits collected by law enforcement between 2010 and 2013 were submitted to the Utah State Crime Lab for analysis within a... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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'Average' water year is great news for Utah

When it comes to snowpack, average is better than just good, it's great to compared to where the state was sitting last year. Mountain snow across Utah is sitting at the average mark, and a cool,... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Layton officer saves crash victim's life on first day with department

An officer on his first day with Layton police saved a motorcyclist's life Thursday by applying a tourniquet to his leg, officials said. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Project proposes to unlock Utah oil shale

The Bureau of Land Management completed a draft review of a utility corridor needed as part of an effort to tap Utah's rich oil shale resources. The project would be the first in the United States... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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4 nominees selected for 2nd District commissioner vacancy

A committee has nominated four individuals to fill David S. Dillon’s position on the 2nd District Commission when he retires June 30. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Antelope Island State Park hosting 3 events during April

Antelope Island State Park is dsinviting the public to a series of events during April. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Man conned Midvale business owner out of $125,000, charges say

Charges filed Wednesday accuse a Bountiful man of conning an elderly business owner out of roughly $125,000 through a litany of deceptive behaviors last year. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Judge rejects Utah GOP arguments over disputed state election law

Signature gathering provisions to get on the primary election ballot under Utah's disputed election law are not unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Kaysville woman jailed in Mexico over Sudafed pills

What was supposed to be a relaxing vacation for a Kaysville family last month took a scary detour to a Mexican jail because of some over-the-counter Sudafed pills. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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UDOT announces top 10 road construction projects for 2016

The Utah Department of Transportation announced its list of top 10 projects for the 2016 construction season. These construction projects are designed to enhance safety for drivers and pedestrians,... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Layton man arrested in Oregon after two decapitated bighorn sheep found near freeway

A Layton man was arrested Sunday after police discovered that two bighorn sheep had been decapitated near a freeway in Oregon. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Amid shuttered Blockbusters, Bountiful's Top Hat Video still going strong

In a world where most video rental stores are abandoned and look like sets from an episode of "The Walking Dead," one store in Utah is still going strong. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Campaign urges Utahns to 'Be Ready' for disasters

Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. That's why state officials are urging Utahns to "Be Ready." Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Imprisoned teacher in Davis sex case says she had no 'evil' intent

Imprisoned teacher Brianne Altice says she had no "evil or malicious" intent in a handwritten response to a federal lawsuit filed against her by one of the teenage boys she sexually molested. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Park City man accused of soliciting detective posing as teen girl

A Park City man accused of enticing what he allegedly thought was a 14-year-old girl over the internet and sending her sexually explicit pictures has been arrested. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Parents sue teacher, school district after student wearing 'drunk goggles' breaks ankle

Parents of a Kaysville student are suing the girl's former teacher and the Davis School District after she was injured while wearing impairment goggles during a health class activity in 2014. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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UDOT using signs to warn about wrong-way drivers

The Utah Department of Transportation is using an old tool in a new way to instantly alert motorists when a wrong-way driver is reported in the area. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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6th-grader wins Utah Geographic Bee championship

Ankit Garg, sixth-grader at Bear River Charter School in Logan, is the winner of the 2016 Utah Geographic Bee competition. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utah highway fatalities down for the first time in 3 years

UDOT officials say the number of fatalities on Utah's roads is down so far this year compared to the same time last year. Spokesman John Gleason said by April 2015 it saw 53 deaths compared to 41... Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Newspaper carrier files lawsuit claiming unpaid tips, mileage expenses

A former newspaper carrier sued the Newspaper Agency Corp. on Monday alleging it fails to pay mileage reimbursements and keeps tips intended for carriers on some routes. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Ex-nurse linked to at least 16 patients infected with hepatitis C, investigation finds

At least 16 people were infected with hepatitis C in an outbreak associated with a former health care worker who was employed at hospitals in Layton and Ogden, a Utah Department of Health... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Utah Supreme Court hears arguments over disputed state election law

Utah Supreme Court justices poked at the Utah Republican Party's interpretation of a controversial new state election law in a hearing Monday as hundreds of candidates work to get on the primary... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Layton hosting a family game night on April 18

Layton residents are invited to attend a family game nigh ton Monday, April 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Central Davis Junior High, 663 N. Church Street. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Swatting cases targeting YouTuber frustrating Layton police

Since December, Layton police have evacuated homes due to a large bomb threat, sent a full SWAT response to a home on a report of a murder, and received a report of another mass killing, only to... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Charges filed in case of pregnant woman and child tied up in Clinton home

The second of two men was charged Friday for allegedly tying up a pregnant woman and a 10 year-old boy in their Clinton home last fall. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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GOP legislative leaders stirring up support for veto override session

GOP legislative leaders are stirring up support for an override session to restore $4.5 million in funding for early education programs vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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College tuition and fee increases approved for next year

College students will see a bigger chunk of their paychecks going to tuition and fees next year after the Utah State Board of Regents approved rate increases for each of Utah's public colleges and... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Rep. Stewart: World is 'standing on the edge of a knife'

A Utah congressman says Americans are "unquestionably" less safe since President Barack Obama took office nearly eight years ago. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Final tally: Bernie Sanders wins 29 delegates in Utah Democratic caucus

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders picked up 29 delegates after running away with the Utah Democratic presidential preference caucus last week. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Trial ordered for woman in carjacking case that led to ex-missionary's death

A woman accused in a carjacking connected to the death of a recently returned LDS missionary was ordered Wednesday to stand trial. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah college students could pay hundreds more in tuition and fees this fall

Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Love UT Give UT 24-hour online giving campaign underway

The fourth-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign got underway at 12:01 a.m. Thursday seeking to raise $1.6 million for 458 nonprofit organizations and schools in 24 hours. To give, go to... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Herbert signs controversial Rocky Mountain Power legislation

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed 31 bills into law on Wednesday, including the controversial Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan Act. Critics say the measure gives Rocky Mountain Power too much... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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2 drivers charged in fatal Layton auto-pedestrian accident

Two drivers accused of hitting a 17-year-old girl in a crosswalk while walking to school, causing fatal injuries, have been charged with misdemeanor offenses. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Layton police remind residents of common code violations

The Layton Police Department wants to remind residents of some the most common code enforcement violations in the city. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Money in place for new state liquor store in Syracuse

Money for a new state liquor store in Davis County was among several alcohol-related measures Utah lawmakers approved in the legislative session that ended earlier this month. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Stericycle emissions permit up for review for Tooele County location

The Utah Division of Air Quality has opened up a public comment period on a proposed emissions permit for Stericycle to operate in its new location in Tooele County. A public hearing is also set... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Driver who hit pedestrian never slowed or stopped to help, warrant states

The driver of a vehicle that critically injured the adult son of the Davis County sheriff's chief deputy never slowed down or stopped to help, according to three newly unsealed search warrant... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Mother and her boyfriend charged with child abandonment

A Woods Cross mother and her boyfriend are facing child abandonment charges after police say they told a 13-year-old boy to walk 5 miles home on a chilly December evening. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Associated grocery store pharmacies now carry overdose reversal drug

Some of Utah's most popular independent grocery stores and pharmacies will now make naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, available without a prescription. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Photos: Late winter storm brings rain and snow along the Wasatch Front

Cyclists and pedestrians make their way in the rain and snow in Salt Lake City as a winter storm hits the Wasatch Front on Monday, March 28, 2016. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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UDOT, Layton city conducting study on I-15 crossing project

The Utah Department of Transportation and Layton city are conducting an environmental study and design for a new east-west connection across I-15 between state Route 126 and Hill Field Road. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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