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Commission to highlight women in Utah economy

The Women in the Economy Commission seeks to support, establish research on the impact of women.

Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though he's holding his annual... Read more »

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Heavy rains flood homes, cemetery in Herriman

Days of heavy rains flooded Herriman homes and the city cemetery on Monday. Read more »

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Ground broken for transit-oriented housing development in Sandy

As Utah's population continues to grow, local leaders and private developers are banking on more people looking for a place to live with easy access to mass transit. Read more »

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Commission to highlight women in Utah economy

Created during the 2014 Legislature and headed by House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig and Speaker Becky Lockhart, the Women in the Economy Commission seeks to support and establish research on... Read more »

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National exhibit allows local museums to incorporate personal history

The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is making five stops in Utah, giving local museums the opportunity to incorporate their own personal history. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

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Utah in wait-and-see mode on same-sex marriage

State officials say they're ready for the seemingly remote possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court would let lower court decisions allowing same-sex marriage to stand. Read more »

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Utah Senate requests public input on judicial nominee Kara Pettit

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Kara Pettit, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court bench. Read more »

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Utahns losing thousands of dollars to phony IRS calls

Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »

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Archives Month presentations focus on building history

"Building History" is the theme of presentations hosted by the Utah State Archives in observance of Utah Archives Month in October. Read more »

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Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November

Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 4-11. Read more »

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Martin MacNeill files appeal of murder conviction

Martin MacNeill, sentenced to prison a little over a week ago for the 2007 murder of his wife, has filed an appeal. Read more »

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Police recover 2 guns from fatal shooting scene but don't arrest gunman

It will be up to the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office to decide if any charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man at a party over the weekend. Read more »

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Romney, Huntsman may both be taking nontraditional routes to another White House run

While speculation that Mitt Romney may make a third presidential run is increasing, another former White House candidate with Utah ties is sparking new talk that he, too, might run again. Read more »

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West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in accident

A West Valley man, 22, was critically injured after a van turned in front of the motorcycle he was driving, Sunday evening. Read more »

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Hundreds gather to fight childhood cancer, Olson family remembers Brylee

Hundreds gathered at the CureSearch walk Saturday to raise money to cure childhood cancer. Last year Brylee Olson was honored as a hero in her battle against caner. This year her family released a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Storms slam Utah, wet weather not over yet

A series of powerful storms slammed Utah Saturday, flooding some areas in the state, shutting down traffic in Zion National Park and stranding about 200 college students overnight in a muddy mess... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Weekend storm to deliver first taste of fall for Utah

Kiss those summer temperatures goodbye and brace for the year's first taste of fall with a storm expected to land in Utah Friday night. The storm will bring heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Judge, family weigh mercy and justice for man who killed stranger

Talon Hamann was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison Friday in the violent stabbing death of 25-year-old Michael Workman. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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'Body Worlds' brings health education focus to The Leonardo

“Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life,” an exhibition featuring plastinated body specimens that walks visitors through how the human body changes over time, opens today at The Leonardo. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Coast-to-coast horseback ride against the BLM begins, headed to Utah

A 2,800-mile horseback ride across the country began Friday in California and is slated to end in 20 days in Washington, D.C. The Grass March Cowboy Express, which will hit Utah on Wednesday, was... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Photos: AAA offers free child car seat inspections

AAA Utah partnered with the Salt Lake County Health Department, Safe Kids Salt Lake County, Highway Safety Office, and The Discovery Gateway Museum for Children to offer free child safety seat... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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No criminal charges will be filed in Dickey's toxic tea case

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced that no charges would be filed in connection with an incident at a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan on Aug. 10 that sent a customer to the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Fire rips through three Salt Lake structures

Strong winds ahead of an expected storm front caused a garage fire to spread to two other structures Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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