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Water enthusiasts counted on to help combat 'destructive' quagga mussels

The discovery of juvenile mussels at Deer Creek led to elaborate testing and preventative measures.

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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Clearfield man dies in I-15 crash near Layton

A Clearfield man died and his passenger was seriously injured on I-15 Sunday near Layton after the driver apparently lost control on wet roads, sideswiped a car and then ended up in the path of... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Free Comic Book Day attracts readers old and new to Utah shops

Comic book shops across Utah and around the country participated in Free Comic Book Day, an annual promotion intended to introduce new readers to the genre and direct them to stores in their area. Read more »

May 8, 2016

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New Utah abortion rule puts some doctors at odds with the law

A Utah law that requires doctors to administer pain medication to the fetus when performing abortions after 20 weeks gestational age has put many doctors and legislators at odds Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Fire destroys South Weber home, damages two others

A fire destroyed one home, burned the garage of another and damaged a third house Friday afternoon in South Weber, fire officials said. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Photos: Botanical center celebrates spring with Baby Animal Days

Sadie Fullmer kisses her horse, Millie, as her sister, Shelby, watches during Baby Animal Days at the Utah State University Botanical Center in Kaysville on Friday. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Alert New Mexico clerk helps police find children in Utah Amber Alert

Two young girls allegedly kidnapped by their noncustodial parents in Clinton were rescued Friday more than 500 miles away, thanks to an alert motel clerk in New Mexico. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Roadwork on 5600 South in Roy starts Monday

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists that construction on 5600 South in Roy will begin Monday, May 9, on a project to add an additional westbound travel lane on between 1900 West... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Police: Amber Alert issued in abduction of 2 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 in Clinton by their noncustodial parents. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Syracuse police investigate possible abduction attempts

Syracuse police conducted extra patrols around the area of Bluff Ridge Elementary School Thursday following two recent reports of possible abduction attempts. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Reptiles rescued from fire had signs of possible neglect, experts say

Animal rescue volunteers say some of the snakes and lizards rescued from a fire last month in West Valley City were showing signs of possible neglect from before the fire. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Robert F. Bennett, former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, dies at age 82

Robert F. Bennett, 82 a former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, who used to work for Howard Hughes and who was also once accused of being “Deep Throat” in the Watergate scandal, died... Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Davis School District pays $10K in damages for 'drunk goggles' injury

The Davis School District has paid more than $10,000 toward a student's medical expenses after she was injured in a classroom activity in 2014, which led to a lawsuit filed last month, according to... Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Syracuse to offer passport application processing services

Syracuse will begin offering passport application processing services beginning May 31. Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 233 E Washington, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Learn how Antelope Island’s Native Americans gathered food

Have you ever wondered what the Native American inhabitants of Antelope Island ate? Read more »

May 4, 2016

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New Layton park nearing completion

Layton is nearing completion of a new neighborhood park located at 3500 North Redtail Way. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Photos: Mourners hold vigil for Millcreek toddler allegedly killed by stepfather

Mourners attend a vigil Tuesday, May 3, 2016, for 18-month-old Ethan Antes who died Sunday after he was allegedly found face down in a bathtub inside a Millcreek apartment. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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North Salt Lake to treat trees for lilac-ash borer

Salt City Trees will be treating trees in some areas of the city for the lilac-ash borer, a destructive pest that is destroying many species of ash. Left untreated they kill branches or entire trees. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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