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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died Friday.

President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »

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New Episcopal presiding bishop gives message of love, acceptance

Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, the newly elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, addressed the faith's General Convention in Salt Lake City Friday with a message of love and acceptance. Read more »

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Four detained after shots are fired in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake police gang detectives were questioning an adult woman and three teens Friday following a wild series of events that included shots fired and a short chase. Read more »

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Sandy man faces 13 charges in disturbing domestic violence cases

A Sandy man accused of threatening to "beat, kill, stab and slice" his girlfriend and put her in an oven in a disturbing case of domestic violence now faces 13 criminal charges in two episodes of... Read more »

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Two fires were purposely set at U. fraternity houses, investigators say

Two fraternity houses were damaged in arson fires at the University of Utah early Friday. Read more »

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State liquor stores using price tags to warn about enabling underage drinking

With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught... Read more »

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Sandy man hit, killed while changing tire

A Sandy man died Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle as he got out of his car to change a tire. Read more »

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North Salt Lake homeowners deny allegations that water irrigation levels led to landslide

Homeowners blamed by developers for watering their lawn too much and contributing to a landslide that washed out their own backyard last year have filed a response to the lawsuit against them. Read more »

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Elderly man hit, killed while changing tire

An elderly man was hit by a car and killed Thursday night after getting out of his car to change a tire on state Route 201, police said. Read more »

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Children join in on rodeo competition at West Jordan's Western Stampede

Residents celebrated the traditional Western Stampede with various rodeo events Thursday, July 2, 2015, including the Mutton Bustin' Challenge for kids. Read more »

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'It's San Diego vs. everyone else' in comic con lawsuit, Utah organizers say

Salt Lake Comic Con will continue its trademark battle with the long established San Diego Comic-Con in federal court. Read more »

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Bicyclist killed after collision at Salt Lake intersection

A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a vehicle late Thursday night in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Boaters could be delayed for quagga checks

More boats passing through aquatic invasion technician check points could mean delays this weekend. Read more »

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$1.75 million funds new electric vehicles for Salt Lake City

Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »

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Desire to serve: Even a gunshot couldn't keep Nellie Leighton from being a missionary

Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »

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Utah health officials rule out cholera infection

Two local residents suspected to have cholera instead have a related disease that presents similar symptoms but is less infectious, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Read more »

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3 corrections employees placed on leave in inmate death case

The Utah Department of Corrections has placed three additional employees on administrative leave as it investigates the death of an inmate who didn't receive his dialysis treatment. Read more »

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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes health clinic

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »

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Is same group responsible for string of robberies?

Police from a couple of jurisdictions are working together to determine whether the same group is responsible for a recent series of convenience store robberies in Salt Lake County. Read more »

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Juvenile detention mentor had sexual relationship with teen, police say

Police are investigating an alleged sexual relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a woman who was assigned to mentor her in the Salt Lake Valley Detention Center. Read more »

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My view: Move the prison for the sake of better prisoner reform

If we pretend the prisoners do not exist while they are incarcerated — or that we would prefer they didn’t — we have no one to blame but ourselves when offender outcomes continue... Read more »

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Worshippers attend Utah Showcase at Salt Lake Tabernacle for Episcopal Conference

Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Becker, challengers square off in Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Issues related to homelessness and the controversy surrounding Police Chief Chris Burbank's resignation highlighted the first televised debate of this year's Salt Lake City's mayoral race. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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LDS Church donates to Utah Pride Center's efforts to feed homeless youths

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Mentoring program designed to help new teachers

School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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