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Friends, family remember sister missionary killed in Pennsylvania

Friends and family of a missionary who was killed in a car accident remember her vibrant personality.

Learn about the Great Salt Lake at Dec. 5 event

Have you ever wondered why the Great Salt Lake is salty? Or what causes that distinctive smell? Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

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Layton police looking for alleged stabber in attempted homicide

Police were searching for a man they say stabbed another man in an attempted homicide Tuesday evening in Layton. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Utah consumer attitudes still upbeat about local economy

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased by 1.6 points to register at 114 in November. The index continued to show high confidence from consumers about the strong-performing local... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Final beam in place at U. health center in Farmington

Workers lifted the final steel beam into place at the planned 200,000-square-foot University of Utah health center in Farmington on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Utah liquor commission going slow on Starbucks' request to sell beer, wine

Starbucks wants to add alcoholic beverages to its assortment of coffee, tea and hot chocolate at five of its Utah stores, but the state alcohol commission isn't ready to let the pouring begin. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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New park in Layton set to open in May 2016

Layton is currently constructing a 10-acre park. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Kaysville Library hosts a night of storytelling for the entire family

Join the Davis County Library for a night of storytelling for the entire family. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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West Bountiful man charged with raping teen at party

A man accused of hosting a party for four juveniles on Halloween, getting them drunk and then raping a 17-year-old girl, is scheduled to make an appearance in court on Wednesday. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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Centerville man sent to prison for attacking wife when she brought up divorce

A Centerville man accused of stabbing his wife and attempting to run over her with his car when she told him she wanted a divorce has been sentenced to prison. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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North Salt Lake Planning Commission looking to fill vacancy

The North Salt Lake Planning Commission will have an opening in January and is currently accepting applications to fill the position. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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U. professor, students call on SCOTUS to review life sentence for teen who killed counselor

A University of Utah professor and his students have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the prison sentence given to a Utah man after he raped and killed a youth counselor at age 17. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Utah jobless rate holds steady at 3.6 percent

Utah’s payroll employment for October 2015 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 47,700 jobs to the economy as compared to October 2014. The state jobless rate was at 3.6 percent in... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Clothes, food and toys needed for Sub for Santa program

Individuals, families and businesses are invited to adopt a family and help fill in for Santa this Christmas through the Deseret News Sub for Santa program. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Woods Cross' 'Christmas in the Park' is Nov. 30

The city’s “Christmas in the Park” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, at Hogan Park, 720 W. 1500 South in Woods Cross. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Davis District seeks comment on proposed 2016-17 calendar

The Davis Board of Education is seeking comment on the proposed 2016-17 school year calendar. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Zero Fatalities photo contest: Why do you buckle up?

Those who support the use of seat belts can submit a picture to the Zero Fatalities "Buckle Up You Must" contest. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Utah ranks as national leader in wage growth, expansion

A recent study shows that Utah wages rank quite competitively across the Intermountain West. When comparing Utah’s wages with the national average, the Beehive State has a higher percentage... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015

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Davis County attorney confirms investigation of Nevada Sen. Harry Reid

Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings confirmed that he is investigating U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid based on evidence he has come across in prosecuting former Utah Attorney General Mark... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015

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Utah homelessness drops, but number of homeless schoolchildren is up

The numbers of chronically homeless Utahns are so low, service providers know them by name. And family homelessness is down 10 percent from a year ago, a new state report says. Yet, numbers of... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015

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Bountiful City Council votes against proposed land exchange

The Bountiful City Council voted Tuesday not to support a proposed land swap that would have exchanged two plots of private and U.S. Forest Service land on the outskirts of the city. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2015

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Sub for Santa needs sponsors to help families in need

During this Christmas season, we invite you to help fill the wish list of one of many families in need by adopting a family through the Sub for Santa program. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2015

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Geology calendar highlights 'must-see' Utah places

It's that time of year again. For less than the price of a fast food combination meal, residents and visitors alike can snap up a stocking stuffer from the Utah Geological Survey. The 2016 calendar... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2015

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Antelope Island State Park to close Dec. 7 for bison hunt

Antelope Island State Park will be closed to the public Monday, Dec. 7, for the park's annual bison hunt. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2015

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Proposed Bountiful land swap withdrawn

A developer once proposing to swap property with the U.S. Forest Service on the outskirts of Bountiful has withdrawn a request for city support following outcries from community members. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015

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Tuesday tallies will settle mayoral race, fate of Prop 1 in Salt Lake County

When election results are finalized Tuesday, the tallies will set in stone Salt Lake City's next mayor and conclusively resolve the close race of Proposition 1 in Salt Lake County. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015

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Women in one Utah family taking measures to prevent breast cancer

More women are having to make a heart-wrenching decision when they learned there's a good chance they'll get breast cancer. The women in one Utah family are taking drastic measures to stay alive. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015

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Kaysville’s Electric Light Parade is Nov. 30

The public is invited to join Kaysville for its annual Christmas lighting ceremony and Electric Light Parade at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015

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'Tis the season (almost)

Santa rides the Mini Express train to Layton Hills Mall in Layton on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Santa arrived at the mall via Chopper 5. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2015

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Centerville to discuss Urban Deer Control Plan Nov. 17

Centerville will hold a public hearing to discuss its Urban Deer Control Plan during the regular City Council meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Centerville City Hall, 250 N. Main. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Layton holiday lighting ceremony set for Nov. 23

Join Layton City Parks and Recreation for this year's holiday lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Syracuse Museum looking for hidden treasure

Do you have hidden treasure hidden in your attic? If so, Syracuse Museum would like to see it. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Hepatitis C investigation expands to second hospital

An investigation into how a patient at McKay-Dee Hospital got hepatitis C has expanded to a second hospital. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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Bountiful needs your help in naming new park

BOUNTIFUL — City officials are asking residents to help name the new park at 600 E. Mill St. Email ideas to info@bountifulutah.gov. The deadline is Dec. 31. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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Shoshone official to discuss Bear River Massacre at Hill AFB

Darren Parry, vice chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation, will discuss the Bear River Massacre, which took place on Jan. 29, 1863, during an appearance at the Hill Aerospace... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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Race, gender, minority percentage makeup of Utah’s schools

America's classrooms are changing. Here's a look at the race/ethnicity and gender breakdown of Utah's schools. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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Learn about Antelope Island’s bison herd on Nov. 28

Antelope Island State Park is inviting the pubic to learn more about the island’s bison herd on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. in the Visitor Center’s theater room. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2015

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UDOT announces winter highway closures

The Utah Department of Transportation has announced state Route 39, the Monte Cristo Highway, and SR-65, the Big Mountain Highway, are set to close Monday, Nov. 16, depending on the weather. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2015

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STEM expo seeks to prepare high school students for 'today and tomorrow'

Around 800 high school students attended the Northern Utah STEM Career Exposition on Monday. The expo stressed getting a degree based on an intended job, instead of getting a job based on a degree. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Clearfield looking to fill positions on 2 panels

Clearfield is looking for residents who would like to serve on the Planning Commission or the Parks and Recreation Commission. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Davis County officers have a close shave — for a good cause

Davis County sheriff's deputy Dave Passmore and Sgt. Ellis Bruch had their heads shaved Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in Farmington to show solidarity with deputy Paul Coon, who lost his hair while... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2015

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Utah anglers reel in a win as judge tosses 'stream access' law

A hard-fought battle over a controversial law governing public access to streams and rivers that cross private land culminated in a ruling that deemed the statute unconstitutional. An anglers... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2015

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Warrant: Ex-husband, new husband exchanged texts prior to Bountiful beating death

A man accused of killing his wife's ex-husband by brutally beating and stomping him to death exchanged several texts with the victim prior to their confrontation, according to newly released search... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Layton creates safe meeting place for transactions, custody exchanges

Two parking stalls near the Layton Police Department are now reserved for as a "safe exchange zone" for residents to use, the agency said Wednesday. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Utah man honored for donating 127 gallons of blood, inducted into national Donation Hall of Fame

A Syracuse man donated 127 gallons of blood over the past 40 years. As one of the top blood donors in the United States, he was inducted into the Donation Hall of Fame on Monday. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Davis County Library to host book sale at Clearfield branch

Davis County Library will host a book sale at its Clearfield branch, 562 S. 1000 East on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Northern Utah water year is off to slow start

Wet weather pounded southern Utah in October but did not show up much for the northern half of the state. Utah is still in the clutches of a four-year drought, with water managers anxious that... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Police say West Bountiful man got teen drunk, raped her at Halloween party

A West Bountiful man got four juveniles drunk during a Halloween party at his home, then raped one of them multiple times and kept her in a bedroom against her will, police said. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2015

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What you need to know going in to the 2015 municipal election results

Utahns will vote on issues ranging from city council positions, mayoral candidates, a proposed sales tax and a measure on community preservation in Tuesday's election. Here is your guide for some... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2015

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Senior Stages brings live theater to senior citizens in Davis County

The Davis Arts Council has partnered with Walk-Ons to bring live theater to senior citizens in Davis County through Senior Stages: The Art of Aging. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015

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Kaysville to honor veterans at Nov. 7 luncheon

A free lunch and program to honor area veterans will be held Saturday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m., at Davis High School, 325 S. Main, Kaysville. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2015

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