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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper.

Family of six displaced, dog missing in costly Taylorsville fire

A family of six is temporarily without a home after a house fire caused $125,000 in damage Tuesday evening. Read more »

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Murray grass fire threatens apartments, takes down communications tower

A grass fire just off of the Jordan River Parkway came dangerously close to homes and downed a communications tower Tuesday evening. Read more »

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Herbert signs bills for education funding, criminal justice reform

Gov. Gary Herbert gave final approval Tuesday to not only grant Utah schools the largest funding increase in 25 years, but to also revamp the state’s criminal justice system. Read more »

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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs during a traffic stop in Utah won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in a jury verdict handed down Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more »

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Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

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South Jordan 'pigeon man' loses battle with city

Boris Majnaric wasn't around Tuesday when a crew descended on his South Jordan house to tear down the spacious backyard loft he built for his beloved pigeons. Read more »

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Utah craftsmen playing key role in U.S. Capitol restoration

A Utah company is playing a special role in the nationwide project to restore the U.S. Capitol’s dome. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Social Security office moves to South Jordan

A Social Security office previously located in Murray has relocated to South Jordan. Read more »

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GREENbike program reopens for summer

As March draws to an unusually warm close, GREENbike SLC, the nation’s most popular bikeshare program, is opening earlier than ever. March 31st marked the beginning of GREENbikes’ third... Read more »

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West Jordan slates meeting to discuss proposed cultural center

West Jordan is holding an open meeting Wednesday night to discuss a proposed cultural center. Residents are invited to attend and voice feedback. Read more »

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Utah, others, tackle ‘aging out’ of foster care with initiatives to support education, life goals

Utah is among 21 states with programs to help youths who are aging out of foster care by supporting educational and life goals. Youths who 'age out' are at increased risk of dropping out of school,... Read more »

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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme

A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday. Read more »

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School leaders look for solutions to substitute teacher shortage

A shortage of substitute teachers is a challenge more schools are grappling with as the economy continues to improve and Utah's unemployment rate remains low. Read more »

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Vets receive 'overdue' thanks in Utah's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Gov. Gary Herbert signed three bills Monday honoring and supporting Vietnam veterans at a ceremony in the state Capitol for the state's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day. Read more »

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Photos: West Valley fire department hosts emergency fair

The West Valley City Fire Department hosted a family safety and emergency preparedness fair over the weekend. It featured activities for kids as well as emergency vehicles on display. Read more »

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Chemistry Festival helps kids learn hands-on

The second annual Chemistry Festival at the University of Utah was an event for children to engage in hands-on experiments, including CSI-style forensic investigations, extraction of DNA, and... Read more »

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About Utah: They're looking for 50,000 voices to help plan for Utah's future

Robert Grow, CEO of Envision Utah, is soliciting help from 50,000 Utahns to determine the best way for the state to grow. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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School for kids with autism helps inside and outside the classroom

One in 54 Utah kids has autism and one in four of them cannot speak. The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center for Learning has launched a fund-raising campaign to help more children develop... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Taylorsville man dies after motorcycle crash

A Taylorsville man has died after a motorcycle crash Saturday night. Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Officials warn of cold water temperatures, increase in search and rescue calls

Despite warmer temperatures, officials warn boaters and fishers of cold water temperatures. Washington County Search and Rescue team gets swift water training as the number of calls nearly surpass... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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American Fork cyclist killed during training ride identified

Police have identified Noreen Macbean, 37, as the cyclist killed Saturday when her bicycle collided with a semitrailer in Lehi. Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Lehi toddler killed in accident remembered as playful, 'delightful'

A Lehi toddler who was hit and killed by a car while riding his scooter has been identified as Tallin "Tui" Harding. Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Photos: Make-A-Wish spring Easter Egg hunt

SALT LAKE CITY — Balmy skies and mild temperatures greeted participants in the Make-A-Wish Annual Easter Egg hunt in Salt Lake City on the grounds of Fort Douglas. The event is for... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Preparing to split up, LDS General Primary Presidency looks back on 5 years of service together

The General Women's Session of LDS General Conference on Saturday night marks the beginning of the end of a five-year run together for the three women in the church's Primary General Presidency. In... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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