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The list of potential prison sites is cut down to three

There are now just three sites in contention for a new state prison, in Salt Lake City, Eagle Mountain, Grantsville.

Community rallies together to help a Utah family struck with tragedy

The last couple of months have been extremely difficult for one Salt Lake family. Over the last few days, the community rallied to help the Meguerditchian family who was struck with tragedy when... Read more »

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List of potential prison sites cut to three

There are now just three sites in contention for a new state prison, in Salt Lake City, Eagle Mountain and near Grantsville, but other possibilities will be considered through January, a... Read more »

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Photos: Kids at Shriners Hospital enjoy Winter Fest

Kids at Shriners Hospital for Children enjoyed some holiday fun and extra warmth thanks to Salt Lake firefighters on Monday with Winter Fest. Read more »

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Tracy Aviary to mark condor's birthday

Tracy Aviary will host a celebration for the birthday of Andy, a condor. The bird will be 56 years old. Read more »

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Car runs red light, hit by TRAX train

Three cars were damaged when a TRAX train hit one, causing it to spin into two other vehicles Monday morning. Read more »

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Two arrested in SLC homicide investigation

Two men with minor criminal histories have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday that apparently resulted from a drug deal gone bad. Read more »

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Candlelight vigil held for critically injured Kearns student

A group of Kearns High School students held a vigil Sunday night for a classmate critically injured in a freak auto-pedestrian accident. Read more »

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Police search for two suspects in downtown homicide, release vehicle description

Police have released more suspect and vehicle information in a Friday homicide. They are asking for the public's help in finding two men, armed and dangerous, suspected of shooting and killing a... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Struggling families and the city's homeless find comfort, supplies at the local mission

On Saturday, various patrons at the Salt Lake City Mission were sifting through clothing and personal care items, as well as picking up a box of food to get them through the holidays, when stores... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Photos: Health care company gives coats to needy children

In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare on Friday gave away 100 coats to children at Molina Medical in West Valley City. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Anti-police protests tie up traffic on downtown freeway ramps

A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Salt Lake teacher wins STEM instruction scholarship

Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Photos: Students surprise veterans with trips to WWII memorial

Oquirrh Hills Middle School students surprised eight World War II veterans with an all-expense paid trip to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of the Utah Honor Flight. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police lock down Roy neighborhood, apprehend young man with gun

Roy residents were told to shelter in their homes as officers apprehended a young man armed with a handgun Thursday night. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Candlelight vigil honors lives, dreams of 70 homeless men, women and youths who died in 2014

Seventy homeless or formerly homeless Utahns who died during 2014 were remembered at a memorial service Wednesday night at Pioneer Park. Among the dead was a 20-year-old woman, said Utah Lt. Gov.... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Grant will provide dental care to low-income kids

Intermountain Healthcare has announced a $200,000 grant to United Way of Salt Lake and its 10 collaborative partners to provide oral health care in underserved communities. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Syracuse man charged in alleged DUI crash that killed cyclist

A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Sugar House man intends to sue police, city in shooting death of dog

The owner of a dog shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer this summer intends to sue the department and the city for $1.5 million. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Photos: Cancer patients at Primary Children's receive iPads

Patients at Primary Children's Hospital received a gift Thursday that should keep giving throughout their stays. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable'

After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion, not including the governor's Healthy Utah plan. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Woman killed in Sandy shooting

A woman shot three times Thursday morning while trying to flee a house in Sandy that had been investigated recently for drugs has died. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Police find two handicapped adults in 'deplorable' conditions, caretaker intoxicated

A woman was arrested Wednesday night after police say they found her drunk while the two handicapped adults she was supposed to be caring for sat in squalor. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Utah mourners for Pakistani children killed in Taliban attack say 'enough is enough'

Mourners lit candles and offered prayers for 132 children and nine adults killed in a Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Visiting minister urges unity among Christians

The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Audit: Utah still relies heavily on federal money

Utah is a little less dependent on federal money than it was at the peak of the recession, but money from Washington, D.C., is still the state's largest revenue source, according to an audit... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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