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SLPD's Job A Day program gives homeless people employment, purpose

The Salt Lake City Police Department's new Job A Day initiative is helping homeless people find work

Pornography conference probes perils, solutions

The annual Utah Coalition Against Pornography conference is among the largest of its kind in the country. The one-day event, which took place Saturday, focuses on educating the public about the... Read more »

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Security guard accidentally shot in South Jordan, police say

A security officer was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound Saturday after he was accidentally struck by a fellow colleague who was cleaning his weapon. Read more »

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Job A Day program gives homeless people employment, purpose

From nurturing flowers and plants to working in warehouses, the Salt Lake City Police Department's new Job A Day initiative is helping homeless people find work and a sense of purpose. Read more »

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Tickets for 'Disney on Ice Presents Frozen' to go on sale

Tickets for "Disney on Ice Presents Frozen" will go on sale April 21. Read more »

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Woman, young boys ordered under blanket in West Valley robbery, police say

A woman and two young boys were forced to hide under a blanket inside their home Friday afternoon while armed robbers made off with stolen electronics, police say. Read more »

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Fire rips through Draper garage during birthday party

A two-alarm fire tore through a family’s three-car garage Friday evening and displaced residents indefinitely. Read more »

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Police: Woman tending boy with health problems beat him with ice scraper

A woman has been charged with felony child abuse after allegedly beating the boy she was babysitting with an ice scraper. Read more »

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Three Salt Lake City golf courses slated for closure, reassignment

Glendale and Wingpointe have joined the Jordan River Par-3 as golf courses that will be cut from Salt Lake City's program. Read more »

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Utah lawmakers won't override governor vetoes

State lawmakers have decided not to override any of the five bills Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed after the 2015 legislative session. Read more »

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Leadership touted at governor's economic summit

Strategic vision and prudent guidance have helped propel Utah to its status as one the nation’s most robust economies, according to Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

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Utah Rep. Mia Love raises $440K in first months in Congress

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love raised more than $440,000 in her first three months in Congress, according to the newest batch of fundraising reports filed by Utah's congressional delegation with the... Read more »

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West Lake Junior High celebrating 50th anniversary

West Lake Junior High School is celebrating 50 years of education in the West Valley area. Read more »

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Groundbreaking set for new Butler Elementary

The rebuilding of Butler Elementary school will begin next week. The public is invited to attend a community groundbreaking ceremony and open house. Read more »

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Utah unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent

March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior two months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively... Read more »

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Funeral services Saturday for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College Jordan campus. Read more »

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Man who impregnated 13-year-old he met online back in jail

A man convicted of impregnating a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook and injecting her with heroin during his sexual assaults is back in jail after allegedly violating his probation for a second... Read more »

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Second student sues district over teacher's alleged sex with students

A second student is suing the Davis County School District over alleged sexual relationships between former English teacher Brianne Altice and three male students. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold on

More than 920,000 Utahns participated in the statewide earthquake drill, the Great Utah ShakeOut, on Thursday to practice and prepare for a major earthquake along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Poll gives Becker early lead in Salt Lake City mayor's race

A new poll gives Ralph Becker the lead in the Salt Lake City mayor's race, but the survey was conducted before Jim Dabakis left the race and threw his support to Jackie Biskupski. Luke Garrott says... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Herbert to meet with Obama administration to negotiate Healthy Utah caps

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he plans to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., within the next two weeks to negotiate new limits to his Healthy Utah alternative to... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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First installment of comprehensive driving study released

The AAA Foundation, a prominent traffic safety nonprofit organization, recently released the first year of data collected in its long-term survey of American driving habits. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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4 charged with murder in South Salt Lake drug deal gone bad

Three additional suspects were arrested this week in what police say was a South Salt Lake robbery that turned into a murder in December. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Police: Man arrested after crawling under bathroom stall of young boy

A West Valley man who police say crawled under a bathroom stall in a library to approach a 7-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of sex abuse. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Convictions of 2 in S.L. sex assault case overturned by appeals court

Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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EnergySolutions shouldn't store uranium before review, Herbert says

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality will delay formal public comment and allow EnergySolutions additional time to address important components not addressed or resolved in the draft Safety... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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