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'Warriors Over the Wasatch' to exceed 600,000 attendance (+photos)

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch."

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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Reconstruction of Hill Field Road in Layton begins Monday

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists and local residents that work will be getting underway on Monday, May 23, on a project to repave Hill Field Road. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Lawyers for victim in teacher sex case withdraw from lawsuit

Attorneys representing a teen and his parents in a federal lawsuit against the Davis School District for allegations that it failed to protect the boy from sex abuse by a teacher are withdrawing... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Hundreds of Utah coal miners speak out on proposed federal reforms

Hundreds of coal miners sporting yellow T-shirts extolling the benefits of coal attended a daylong meeting at the Salt Palace Convention Center hosted by the Bureau of Land Management, urging the... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Democrats say county primary election voter letters favor GOP

Utah Democratic leaders say county letters informing unaffiliated voters about the upcoming primary election amount to a registration drive for the Republican Party. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Searchers find missing UTA vehicle in Wyoming search area

The missing vehicle driven by slain Utah Transit Authority worker Kay Ricks was located Thursday in a wooded area near Half Moon Lake in Sublette County. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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19 Utah schools receive official state STEM designation

The Utah State Board of Education approved 19 public schools throughout the state for the Utah STEM School Designation. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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41 inmates in Davis County Jail earn high school diplomas

Bernadine Davison hugs her son, Anthony Montano, after the Davis County Adult High School commencement at the Davis County Jail in Farmington on Wednesday. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Photos: Hill holds mass-casualty exercise in preparation for air show

Ruben Rutana, playing a burn victim, is treated at Hill Air Force Base on Wednesday during a mass-casualty exercise. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Drone operators, academics urge Utah lawmakers against too much regulation

Unmanned aerial systems operators and educators urged Utah lawmakers Wednesday to not stifle the emerging industry with too much regulation. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Opponent accuses Herbert of 'selling access' to governor's office

Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz accused Gov. Gary Herbert Wednesday of abusing his power at a secretly recorded meeting with lobbyists where he offered to meet with their clients... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Police 'concerned' UTA worker's death may be linked to kidnapping suspects

An investigation is underway into the death of a missing Utah Transit Authority employee who was found dead Tuesday outside Kemmerer, Wyoming. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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UTA worker's body found in Wyoming

The body of a missing Utah Transit Authority worker was found in Wyoming on Tuesday, a family spokesman confirmed. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Sunset Park renamed, monument planned in honor of girl kidnapped, killed 34 years ago

A Sunset park was renamed in honor of Rachael Runyan, a 3-year-old who was kidnapped and murdered in 1982. A groundbreaking event for a monument to honor Rachael was held Tuesday. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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$5,000 reward offered in case of cat shot with an arrow

The Humane Society is offering a $5,000 reward for any information about who shot a cat with an arrow last month. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Davis Districts honors 11 employees with CARE Awards

The Davis School District has announced 11 recipients of this year’s CARE Awards. CARE stands for Celebrate Achievement, Reward Excellence. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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2016 Sorenson Legacy Award recipients honored

The Utah State Office of Education recently honored recipients of the 2016 Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education at the Salt Lake Marriott City Center. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Trump now leading Clinton, Sanders in Utah, new poll shows

Utahns apparently are warming up to Donald Trump. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee now leads Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a new public opinion poll released by... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Housing pressure puts the squeeze on Utah County's rich farmland

Utah County is No. 1 in the state for agricultural production, raking in $240 million in a year for its cattle, orchards, barley and other livestock and crops. It's also predicted to be the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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UTA to upgrade 45 bus stops along Wasatch Front

The Utah Transit Authority will be improving 45 bus stops throughout Weber, Salt Lake and Utah counties in 2016. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Father, son in Centerville kidnapping being held in Wyoming jail

A father and son accused of kidnapping and assaulting a mother and her four teen daughters in Utah before fleeing to Wyoming will fight extradition back to Davis County where they face charges. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Hundreds evacuated in Clearfield business fire

A Saturday morning fire at a Clearfield business led to the evacuation of 500 employees and caused $50,000 in damage. The North Davis Fire District said the fire at Utility Trailer, 1111 S. 1000... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Students find fun in physics at Lagoon

Physics Day at Lagoon attracts an average of 8,000 middle and high school students from more than 200 schools in five states each year. Students and teachers are able to enjoy the park’s... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Search continues for men accused of kidnapping women in Centerville

An extensive, widespread search continued Thursday for a father and son who police say lured a woman and her four teen daughters to a house in Centerville to assault them and hold them hostage at... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Hero2Hired free job fair for vets set for May 26 in Layton

A Hero2Hired free job fair will be held Thursday, May 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West, Layton. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Utah 'moving the needle' for women in leadership

Utah is the second state in the nation to adopt a plan to get more women in leadership positions and also urge more women to run for public office. And it's working, according to the Women's... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Clinton man sentenced to 2 days jail for death of Layton High student hit in crosswalk

A Clinton man will spend two days in jail after hitting a Layton High School student in a crosswalk earlier this year, killing her. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Washington City man convicted of lying about sailboat in SEC case

A jury has found a Washington City man guilty of lying to a federal court about hiding assets for his brother-in-law who was involved in an alleged Ponzi scheme. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Police identify man killed in freeway crash in Weber County

Police have identified the man who was killed in a crash Wednesday on eastbound I-84. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Father and son charged with kidnapping, beating Clinton mom, 4 daughters

Police were searching Wednesday for a father and son charged with luring a Clinton mother and her four teenage daughters into a Centerville home where they were held at gunpoint and beaten. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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1 dead after truck crashes on I-84 in Weber County

One person died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday on I-84 in Weber County, police said. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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President signs Hatch bill to better protect company trade secrets

Utah businesses are lauding bipartisan legislation President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday designed to combat the theft of trade secrets. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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'Vampire' trucker pleads guilty to child porn, still faces trial for kidnapping

A long-haul trucker who authorities say is obsessed with vampires pleaded guilty Wednesday to a child pornography charge but still faces trial for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting women. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Woods Cross to open pickleball courts May 21

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the six new pickleball court at Woods Cross' Hogan Park, 720 W. 1500 South, will be held at 10 .m. Saturday, May 21. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Syracuse Community Service Day is May 21

Syracuse officials are seeking volunteers to help plant trees in various city parks at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21, as part of Community Service Day. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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How much water can you save? State launches water-wise pledge

Mindful of the prolonged drought and its impact on water resources in Utah, the state Division of Water Resources kicked off the "H2Oath" campaign Tuesday, urging residents, businesses and other... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Davis County Library holding book sale May 21

The Davis County Library is holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the North Branch Library, 562 S. 1000 East. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Opting out of SAGE test is on the rise

Parental concerns over Utah's SAGE test have led to rising rates of children being exempted from the test. But schools aren't immune to the consequences that student opt outs have on teaching,... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Jeremy Johnson wants Davis County attorney to help keep him from prison

Federal prosecutors say convicted online marketer Jeremy Johnson could spend nearly 34 years behind bars. His attorneys argue he should get no more than six months. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Utahns hit with nation's biggest bump at the pump — 30 cents in one month

Gas prices in Utah rose 30 cents in one month, which is the biggest monthly increase in the nation. Utahns are paying an average of $2.39 per gallon — the eighth-highest price in the country.... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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421st Fighter Squadron returns from Afghanistan to hugs and kisses

Members of the 421st Fighter Squadron from Hill Air Force Base are home after an eight-month combat deployment in Afghanistan. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Parents of girls found in Amber Alert case charged with kidnapping

Noncustodial parents accused of taking two girls from their Clinton caretaker and running away with them to New Mexico have now been charged with kidnapping. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Elections officials in most counties request vote-by-mail ballots for June primaries

Twenty of Utah's 29 counties have opted to conduct the June 28 primary election by mail, meaning some voters may have some work to do to make sure they get the right ballot in their mailbox. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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4 Utah students named 2016 Presidential Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Education John King has announced four Utah high school seniors are among 160 selected for the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing accomplishments in academics,... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Baby-sitting boot camp set for Saturday

The Davis County Library is sponsoring a free baby-sitting boot camp on Saturday, 1-3 p.m. at the Kaysville Branch Library, 215 N. Fairfield Road. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Woman files wrongful death lawsuit in doghouse highway death

A northern Utah woman whose husband and 4-year-old daughter were killed when adoghouse fell out of a man's truck and caused a highway pileup has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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