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South Jordan City Council seeks residents for Mulligans Commission

The South Jordan City Council is currently seeking two residents to serve on a new commission.

Study of location of city's homeless services providers a 'courageous conversation'

The work of the Salt Lake Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission got underway Monday. The appointed panel of government, nonprofit, faith and business representatives is expected to deliver... Read more »

6 hours ago

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Infant stable after near-drowning in bathtub

An 11-month-old girl hospitalized after nearly drowning in the bathtub has made a "dramatic improvement" and should be released from the hospital soon, according to South Ogden police. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Police looking for 4 in suspected South Salt Lake arson

Police were looking for four people Monday in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant apartment building in South Salt Lake. Read more »

11 hours ago

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New House Speaker Greg Hughes urges legislators to engage in 'big, hard fights'

New House Speaker Greg Hughes urged lawmakers on the opening day of the Utah Legislature to engage in the "big, hard fights" needed to take on tough issues, including boosting gas tax revenues this... Read more »

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S.L. Mayor Becker seeks input on use-of-force issues

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is convening a series of public meetings to facilitate community discussion regarding regarding officer-involved shootings and police use of force issues. Read more »

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South Jordan City Council seeks residents for Mulligans Commission

The South Jordan City Council is currently seeking two residents to serve on a new commission. The commission will perform research and analysis and make recommendations to the city concerning... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Salt Lake County to join economic development network

Salt Lake County is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, according to Mayor Ben McAdams. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Regional council seeks input on transportation plan

The Wasatch Front Regional Council is seeking input from residents on a regional transportation plan for Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Victim in Sugar House shooting identified

Police on Monday identified a man killed in a shooting Saturday evening in Sugar House. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Daybreak fourth-graders propose golden retriever as state domestic animal

Gus, along with his handler, Maureen Kilgour, visited Daybreak Elementary on Friday to put the fourth graders face-to-face with the dog breed that may become the domestic animal of Utah — all... Read more »

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Early morning crash leaves one man critically injured

One man was critically injured in an early Sunday morning accident. The Utah Highway Patrol said the truck driven by Robert Feland, 37, went out of control on the ramp to I-15 at 600 North. The... Read more »

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Former Congressman Jim Matheson honored at Democratic fundraiser

Former Congressman Jim Matheson, known for his ability to reach across aisles during his 14 years as a representative for the state, received the Chairman's Legacy Award from state Democratic party... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Parent empowerment and leadership conference urges parental involvement in school

Granite School District's inaugural Parent Leadership & Empowerment Conference held Saturday encouraged parents to get involved in their children's education and schools and to help them prepare... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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122 immigrants, refugees from 43 countries become citizens of 'a land of dreams'

More than 120 immigrants and refugees from 43 countries became U.S. citizens Friday during a pair of ceremonies at the U.S. District Courthouse. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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National touring production of 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' heading to Kingsbury Hall Jan. 30-Feb. 1

What's it like to play Belle in the fourth national tour of the beloved musical "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"? Jillian Butterfield says, "I'm still pinching myself!" Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Marc Jenson's testimony in fraud case describes dealings with former A.G. Shurtleff

Despite the emotion in his voice, Marc Sessions Jenson spoke clearly Friday as he testified in the fraud case against him, painting the picture of a man being pulled in all directions as his... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Helping students 'climb the mountain' of higher education

Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the ranks before their sophomore year. Educators are getting closer to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Magna boy who fell into frozen pool remembered as cheerful, mischievous

Jacques Bushman, 12, who died Thursday after falling through the ice at a closed public pool, is remembered as a cheerful and mischievous boy. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Wild 'invader' mice are storming Utah homes

The atypical warmer weather is encouraging mice to move about — and move into — people's homes if there is just a narrow opening for them to find food and shelter. Utah State University... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Becky Lockhart remembered in Capitol memorial service

Becky Lockhart, the first woman to serve as Utah House speaker, was honored Thursday as a role model, a wife and mother, and a caring colleague who loved lawmaking. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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12-year-old who fell through ice at Magna pool has died

A 12-year-old boy who fell through the ice at a closed public pool in Magna has died. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Murray mayor pitches plan to increase UTOPIA subscriptions

At its peak subscription rate, Murray housed more than 3,000 UTOPIA customers. Now, the fiber optic network’s membership in the city has dropped below 2,000, and Murray Mayor Ted Eyre wants... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Robbery suspect charged with attempting to kill officers

A suspected bank robber who fired an officer's gun in a scuffle with police now faces 15 felony charges, including disarming an officer and attempted aggravated murder. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Police use robot to remove wired vest from bank robbery suspect

For more than three hours, Salt Lake police blocked off an area surrounding a man who was wearing what officers said appeared to be some kind of explosives vest. He was arrested after a bomb squad... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Mayor McAdams launches effort to use data, best practices to improve services for homeless Utahns

Utah has much to celebrate regarding its collaborative efforts to sharply reduce rates of chronic homelessness, says Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, launching an effort Thursday to use data,... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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