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75-year-old South Jordan 'pigeon man' loses battle with city; loft torn down

Boris Majnaric wasn't around Tuesday when a crew descended on his South Jordan house to tear down the loft

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Taylorsville man dies after motorcycle crash

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

yesterday

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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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Intergenerational poverty initiative moves forward, despite stalled bill

An initiative to cure intergenerational poverty in Utah is pushing onward through a revolutionary collaboration, despite efforts that stalled in the 2015 Legislative session. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Employee error ruins 41 acres of Salt Lake cemetery turf

Nearly half of the Salt Lake City Cemetery was damaged when a city employee accidentally sprayed much of the landscape with the wrong kind of herbicide, a city official said Friday. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Spring break day camps provide education, entertainment for students

Governments, colleges, nonprofits and companies are stepping up to provide options for frazzled working parents in the form of spring break day camps. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Board of Regents approves 3 percent tuition increase, higher student fees

The Utah Board of Regents approved a system-wide tuition increase of 3 percent for Utah's public colleges and universities during its meeting at Dixie State University on Friday. University of Utah... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Draper monument pays tribute to Utah's Native American heritage

State officials and Utah tribal leaders dedicated the Galena Sundial monument Friday during a ceremony. Located near 13400 South in Draper along the Jordan River Parkway, the site is part of the... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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