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New details in court reveal alleged shooter in Lee Mart killing

One of the accomplices in an aggravated robbery turned deadly at a Murray convenience store wanted credit for pulling...

New details in court reveal alleged shooter in Lee Mart killing

One of the accomplices in an aggravated robbery turned deadly at a Murray convenience store wanted credit for pulling the trigger, according to new information filed Thursday in 3rd District Court. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Report, summit show energy development fueling billions in Utah

Utah's energy development sector and related businesses took center stage at the Governor's Energy Summit in Salt Lake City. At the same time, a new report was released showing energy and... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Advocates see potential to reform inmates in proposed prison move

Members of the "People Not Prisons" coalition are lending support for an improved prison as debate continues about where to build a new facility, but they worry that talk about the proposed move is... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Jill Parrish confirmed as new federal judge in Utah

The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish as federal judge Thursday. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Sen. Orrin Hatch calls HBO story on dietary supplements 'inaccurate'

Sen. Orrin Hatch is rebutting an HBO "Real Sports" story that ties him and a law he championed to several soldiers who died after taking dietary supplements sold on their bases. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Charges: Murray man beat woman, drove into tree on way to hospital

A man who prosecutors say threatened to kill his girlfriend by driving his car into a house was charged Thursday for severely beating the woman and driving into a tree. Read more »

20 hours ago

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'Another piece to the puzzle': Census reveals Utah's growth among top in nation

Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate that ranks fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census... Read more »

20 hours ago

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Man claims Spice pushed him to murder Taylorsville woman

A West Jordan man who killed a woman in her Taylorsville home and was caught attempting to flee the country has been sentenced to at least 30 years and up to life in prison. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Hillcrest students, others show support for fallen classmates

Students at Hillcrest High School on Thursday mourned the loss of two students who were killed in a car crash Wednesday night. Read more »

22 hours ago

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First prison relocation open house changes few minds

Leonard Andrews, a computer programer who works just a short distance from one of five proposed prison sites, wasn't impressed Thursday by a display intended to show how a new facility would blend... Read more »

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Police: 2 teens killed in Sandy crash Wednesday night

Two teenagers were killed in a collision Wednesday after their vehicle pulled out in front of a Jeep Wrangler on 700 East in Sandy, police said. Read more »

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Associated Food Stores celebrates 75 years by helping homeless youths

Associated Food Stores celebrated 75 years of operation Wednesday, not with cake and candles, but by giving 750 hygiene kits to the Teen Resource Center for Volunteers of America. Read more »

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2 arrested, 2 more sought in 'skimming' schemes, police say

Two people arrested for a "skimming" scam in Sandy are now being investigated for possible connections to similar crimes in Orem, police say. Read more »

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Prosecutors file new charge against ex-Utah Attorney General John Swallow

State prosecutors leveled a new money laundering charge against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks before a judge will decide whether he will stand... Read more »

yesterday

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Jordan Education Foundation recognizes teachers

The Jordan Education Foundation has recognized educators and special educators in the Jordan School District with annual awards. Read more »

yesterday

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Grant enhancing K-12, higher ed partnership leads to better student outcomes, educators say

Utah educators hope a modest but well-placed boost in funding will strengthen the relationship between public schools and higher education, helping more students enroll and succeed in college. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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West Valley mom charged with murder in infant son's death last year

A West Valley City mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Murray City School District honors teacher, employee

The Murray City School District has announced Rob Wilson as its Teacher of the Year and Sharon Gillen as its Classified Employee of the Year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Utahns conserving water by harvesting rain

After such a dry winter, the state needed a wet spring. In spite of Utah's seemingly endless flow of storms, the rainfall does not make up for record-low snowpack and dry soils. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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S.L. City Council, mayor seek residents' help in opposing prison location

As the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission nears its summer deadline to choose a location for a new state prison, Salt Lake City leaders are locking elbows in firm opposition of the... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Fish for free on June 6

June 6 is Free Fishing Day in Utah. Anglers don't need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Clinical social worker arrested in rape investigation of student

A social worker assigned to work with students in Cache Valley has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Koch brothers group launches Utah chapter

There's now a Utah chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the main political advocacy group for the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists playing an increasingly prominent role in Republican... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Legalize medical marijuana? Utahns ready to debate

Proponents of medical marijuana say it would be tightly controlled in Utah if it becomes legal. But the Utah Medical Association opposes legalization until scientific evidence validates safe and... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Utah joins lawsuit over federal fracking rule

The latest showdown between Western states and the federal government is over fracking and the new rule announced by the Bureau of Land Management. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says it is an unnecessary... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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