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Photos: Discover delivers backpacks, school supplies for Granite students

Representatives from Discover delivered a back-to-school special to students in the Granite School District.

Police working to identify boys who left threatening package at Oquirrh Elementary

Police are looking for two unidentified teenage boys who allegedly left a box at Oquirrh Elementary School and wrote messages on it claiming an explosive device was inside. Read more »

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Elected officials, business leaders campaign for local sales tax hike

A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall on Thursday to promote a quarter-cent sales tax hike that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in 16... Read more »

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Teen accused of murdering neighbor now charged with raping her

A 15-year-old charged with luring his 12-year-old neighbor from her home and killing her now faces an additional charge of rape. Read more »

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Photos: Ground broken on center for homeless youths

Ground was broken on Thursday for the new Volunteers of America Homeless Youth Resource Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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State unveils plans to improve service, working conditions at Utah liquor stores

State officials released a 30-day plan Thursday to improve management practices, retail service and the work environment at Utah's liquor stores. Read more »

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Utah man dies of bubonic plague

State health officials are investigating a case of bubonic plague, which killed an elderly man in Utah earlier this month. Read more »

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Magazine honors fastest-growing Utah companies

Utah Business magazine hosted its annual Fast 50 event, honoring the 50 fastest-growing businesses in the state. Read more »

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Photos: Discover delivers school supplies for Granite students

Representatives from Discover delivered a back-to-school special to students in the Granite School District on Thursday, donating 3,500 backpacks stuffed with school supplies for the start of the... Read more »

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Report: Utah colleges producing degrees with high earning potential

Graduates from Utah's colleges and universities are among the most well-paid in the country in several non-STEM fields, according to a PayScale report released this week. Read more »

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Many questions unanswered in West Jordan police shooting death

The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in West Jordan continued Thursday with police releasing few new details. Read more »

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Man killed in hostage standoff with West Jordan police

An officer stepped between an armed man and his children inside an upstairs room of a West Jordan home Wednesday and fatally shot the man following a short hostage situation, police said. Read more »

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Stretch of Salt Lake street redesign progressing

A redesign of 200 West between North Temple and 900 South in Salt Lake City has reached key milestones. Read more »

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Man hit by car in Salt Lake after confronting driver about stolen vehicle

A man whose car was stolen was victimized a second time Wednesday afternoon, police said, when he was hit and injured while confronting the person who stole his vehicle. Read more »

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Taylorsville to put on Tombstone Tales

The Taylorsville Cemetery will host Tombstone Tales in Taylorsville live drama shows next month. Read more »

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West Valley mayor to host open house

West Valley Mayor Ron Bigelow will host open house meetings with residents next week. Read more »

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West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government amid controversy

The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. One member claims residents misunderstand how local government is set up,... Read more »

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Ground to be broken Thursday afternoon for 24/7 homeless youth resource center with 30 shelter beds

Volunteers of America Utah will break ground Thursday for its Youth Resource Center, a facility that will provide shelter and offer services 24/7, including meals, housing assistance, education... Read more »

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Police warning about missed jury duty scam

A con artist is contacting Millcreek residents and telling them to wire $500 to a financial account to avoid an arrest warrant for failing to meet jury duty, Unified police said Wednesday. Read more »

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Photo gallery: Members of child rescue team train at special gym

Members of the Operation Underground Railroad Jump Team, who help rescue children from slavery and trafficking, were training at a cross-fit gym in Draper on Wednesday, preparing to shoot a... Read more »

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2015 ACT results show more participation, lower overall scores

Utah saw a drop in its composite ACT score from 20.8 last year to 20.2 for this year's high school graduating class. Participation in the test, however, increased by 14 percent to include 40,629... Read more »

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Alleged arms supplier, drug addict added to 'most wanted' list

Investigators continued to search Wednesday for a man with a lengthy criminal history who is believed to have been selling guns to gang members. Read more »

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Police arrest man charged with kidnapping woman for 3 days

A man who police say kidnapped a woman for three days in a South Salt Lake motel and threatened to kill her was booked into jail Monday. Read more »

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts golf tournament, celebrates new building

Big Brothers Big Sisters had 116 golfers join the organization Thursday to celebrate its 37th year of providing services in Utah. The golf tournament was expected to generate around $40,000, enough... Read more »

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Planned Parenthood draws support, protests at Capitol

Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday evening in support of Planned Parenthood as controversy over the reproductive health organization continues to fuel... Read more »

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GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has 'successful' fundraiser in Utah

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush left Utah with a bigger war chest after a fundraising luncheon Tuesday at the home of a former U.S. ambassador. Read more »

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