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Body cam video helps D.A. clear officer in shooting death of 20-year-old

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office ruled that Bron Cruz was justified in shooting Dillon Taylor.

Consumer confidence continues to climb in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index jumped 2.5 points to 109.3 in September — just short of the 110-point level indicating a fully functioning economy. In stark contrast, the national... Read more »

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NAACP pushes for policy changes on Utah's energy front

The Utah branch of the NAACP said clean energy and the transition away from burning fossil fuels is a matter of economic and environmental justice. Communities of color, it asserts, are impacted by... Read more »

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Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff appears before alcohol commission for permit

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff attended Tuesday's state alcohol commission meeting with his brother who sought a special permit for a product he is developing. Read more »

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Body cam video helps D.A. clear officer in shooting death of 20-year-old

With the help of video from a body camera, the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office ruled that Salt Lake police officer Bron Cruz was justified in shooting 20-year-old Dillon Taylor. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert wants lawmakers to 'pull together' on Medicaid expansion alternative

Gov. Gary Herbert told an audience Tuesday at his annual health summit that included Utah lawmakers they need "to find a way to pull together" on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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Tooele man charged in lye attack

Criminal charges have been filed against a Tooele man who allegedly sprayed lye on another man who he believed had stolen his wife's car, causing burns on his face on possible blindness. Read more »

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A.G. candidates Sean Reyes, Charles Stormont to debate Wednesday

GOP Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU. Read more »

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Nominees announced for 1st District Juvenile Court vacancy

The 1st District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the juvenile court. Read more »

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Salt Lake City, Wasatch Community Gardens to host open houses

The Salt Lake City Division of Sustainability, in partnership with Wasatch Community Gardens, will host community garden open houses in October. Read more »

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SLCC dedicates green space to former college president

Salt Lake Community College officials this week dedicated new green space at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in honor of former school President Jay L. Nelson. Read more »

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Professor to speak on 19th century black debate group

Professor Angela G. Ray, a communication scholar, will present the University of Utah’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture on the history of the Clionan Debating Society. Read more »

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Group wants all to pay 'true' price for water, property taxes phased out

A Utah Rivers Council report released Tuesday shows significant water savings if eight selected cities phased out property taxes going to water districts. Residents would pay more, but water would... Read more »

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Driver critically injured in West Valley crash

A driver was critically injured after he was hit by a car that ran a red light, police say. Read more »

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Commission to highlight women in Utah economy

Created during the 2014 Legislature and headed by House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig and Speaker Becky Lockhart, the Women in the Economy Commission seeks to support and establish research on... Read more »

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Ground broken for transit-oriented housing development in Sandy

As Utah's population continues to grow, local leaders and private developers are banking on more people looking for a place to live with easy access to mass transit. Read more »

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Heavy rains flood homes, cemetery in Herriman

Days of heavy rains flooded Herriman homes and the city cemetery on Monday. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

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Utah in wait-and-see mode on same-sex marriage

State officials say they're ready for the seemingly remote possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court would let lower court decisions allowing same-sex marriage to stand. Read more »

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Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though he's holding his annual... Read more »

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Utah Senate requests public input on judicial nominee Kara Pettit

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Kara Pettit, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court bench. Read more »

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National exhibit allows local museums to incorporate personal history

The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is making five stops in Utah, giving local museums the opportunity to incorporate their own personal history. Read more »

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Utahns losing thousands of dollars to phony IRS calls

Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »

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Archives Month presentations focus on building history

"Building History" is the theme of presentations hosted by the Utah State Archives in observance of Utah Archives Month in October. Read more »

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Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November

Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 4-11. Read more »

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