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Utah, Western states say feds are all wet on groundwater rule

A showdown between Western states and the federal government is brewing over a proposal.

Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies

Former University of Utah President Chase Nebeker Peterson, a physician who gave his last lecture to medical school students in July, died Sunday of complications from pneumonia. He was 84. Read more »

14 hours ago

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New definition of homeless would give kids more help

Expanding HUD's definition of homeless would make more funding available to homeless children living outside sheltering systems. Local advocates are lending their support to the Homeless Children... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Utah, Western states say feds are all wet on groundwater rule

A showdown between Western states and the federal government is brewing over a proposal by the U.S. Forest Service to consider groundwater resources when it issues certain permits. Critics say it... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Mom battling cancer determined to live for premature newborn, family

Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Primary Children's opens outpatient facility

Primary Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of the new Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building Monday. Read more »

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'Living nightmare' almost over for daughters as MacNeill is sentenced in abuse case

Martin MacNeill was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing his adult daughter in 2007. She called him a "monster" Monday and says she's anxious to finally see him... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Trial set for Utah man accused in police bomb plot

A Utah man charged with wanting to kill police officers and bomb a police station in Tremonton is scheduled to go on trial in two months. Read more »

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The ghosts under our feet: 88 modern/historical photos show Salt Lake then and now

Since 1847, buildings in Salt Lake City have been built, demolished and replaced, cars and clothing have changed and streetcars have been replaced with TRAX. Read more »

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Photo gallery: The monarchs of the Utah State Fair

More than 250 monarch butterflies flitted about the fairgrounds after their release by Flutterby Exhibits at the Utah State Fair Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The exhibit offered fairgoers a glimpse... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Trip to museum a bonus for families in summer reading program

A well-read crowd jammed the Natural History Museum of Utah Saturday for Library Day, which rewarded Salt Lake County library users who met summer reading goals with free admission to the museum.... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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'People don't talk about it,' recovering addict says

As Shannon Egan's alcoholism worsened, no one in her family dared to talk about it. She feared judgment from family members while her parents were afraid of triggering her addiction. "That's the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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City leaders listen as young writers celebrate communities

Two students read their essays Friday to a packed room of elected officials and others at the 2014 Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Photo: Wrecked car drives point of keeping eyes on the road

A Toyota Corolla with its front end bashed in and a deployed airbag travels from place to place to illustrate what happens when a driver is distracted. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Strength after suicide: Mother walks to remember son, raise awareness, build support

About 2,000 people are expected to walk Saturday in Salt Lake City’s “Out of Darkness” event, put on by the Utah chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Photos: AmeriCorps members pledge to 'get things done for America'

On Friday, a new class of Utah AmeriCorps members pledged to “get things done for America” as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th anniversary. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Gift of visual art enhancing Palmer Court residents' lives, homes

Art deemed surplus by the Utah Division of Arts and Museums was offered Friday to residents of Palmer Court, an apartment complex for former chronically homeless families and individuals operated... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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First female Australian prime minister to speak at the U.

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Energy-saving tips offered for electronic devices

Rocky Mountain Power encourages customers to implement energy-saving tactics with "energy thugs," the various modern gadgets used around the home and office that can use a lot of power. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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2 arrested in same week for allegedly selling drugs at West High

For the second time in two weeks, a person suspected of selling heroin was arrested on the grounds of West High School. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Woman in wheelchair robbed at knife point

Police say a man robbed a woman who was in a wheelchair at knife point Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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West Valley officers rouse sleeping residents from burning apartments

An apartment fire that broke out early Friday destroyed two units and displaced 12 families. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Shot fired, officer assaulted at USANA rap concert

A rap concert at the USANA Amphitheatre turned into a busy night for police who responded to a shooting in one incident and were forced to use a Taser on a concert-goer in another. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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With carriage company gone, it's unclear whether ride will return to Salt Lake City

Downtown's embattled horse-drawn carriage company unexpectedly shuttered its business, leaving the question of whether carriages will be seen again on Salt Lake City streets. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Gov. Herbert marks 9/11 anniversary at NYC memorial site

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday it was "kind of eerie" being at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Do guns belong in the hands of teachers? The debate is renewed

A Westbrook Elementary School teacher with a concealed carry permit became an accidental victim of her own handgun, reigniting the debate in Utah over guns in schools. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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