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Herriman toddler in good condition following fall from second-story window

A 3-year-old girl was in good condition Tuesday following a fall from a second-story window in Herriman.

Herriman toddler in good condition following fall from second-story window

A 3-year-old girl was in good condition Tuesday night following a fall from a second-story window in Herriman. Read more »

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Woman accused of leaving young son outside bar while she had a drink

A woman who police say left her 5-year-old son unattended outside a club while she went in to have a drink was charged Tuesday. Read more »

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Salt Lake Chamber honors business leaders, chamber contributors

The Salt Lake Chamber recognized area business leaders and companies Tuesday in a tribute to past, present and future contributions to the state. Read more »

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Former Utah Guardsman defrauded government of $28K, prosecutors say

A former reservist accused of acquiring $28,000 in fraudulent bonuses through the Utah Army National Guard appeared in U.S. District Court for the first time Tuesday. Read more »

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Students bike to collect butterflies in a hands-on learning technique

Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way. Read more »

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Utah celebrates big conservation success story with tiny fish

In a rare victory, Utah wildlife officials are celebrating a decision by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service that credits the success of state-led efforts to protect the tiny least chub, which decades... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Audit reveals major concerns about UTA operating procedures

A review of policies and practices at the state’s largest mass transit agency shows numerous instances of questionable business practices, including a “sweetheart deal” in which a... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Lawmaker's proposal would offer free tuition if student can't finish degree in 8 semesters

Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years. Read more »

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Paul Mero steps down as head of Sutherland Institute

Paul Mero is out as the head of the Sutherland Institute after being asked to step down by the conservative think tank's board. Mero had served as the institute's chief executive officer for 14 years. Read more »

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Utah board approves winery in polygamous town of Hildale

The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale. Read more »

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Taylorsville to host emergency preparedness fair

Taylorsville will host an emergency preparedness fair next month. Read more »

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Granite School District introduces new logo

Granite School District has released a new logo in preparation for the 2014-15 school year. Read more »

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Court allows Utah more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case. Read more »

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Newborn found in trash can brings call for help

A newborn baby was in critical condition Tuesday after being found in a garbage can in Kearns. Read more »

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Rep. Stewart seeking to demilitarize federal regulatory agencies

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, said a police show of force against protests in Ferguson, Missouri, that have been compared to an invading army is boosting interest in his effort to demilitarize... Read more »

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First case of West Nile Virus reported in Salt Lake County

With mosquito populations increasing, health officials are warning residents to comply with prevention efforts in order to avoid the spread of the West Nile Virus. Read more »

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Stolen police equipment recovered; two arrested

Two men have been arrested in connection with the theft of police equipment stolen from an unmarked police car in Heber City. Read more »

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BLM weighs rope ban at Corona Arch, Gemini Bridges

The Bureau of Land Management is weighing a two-year ban on rope activities at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges because of increasing conflict between those enthusiasts and the casual visitor seeking... Read more »

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Driver charged with abusing girls on bus released after posting bail

A former Canyons School District bus driver awaiting trial on charges of abusing two disabled juvenile girls on his bus is free on bail. Read more »

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Fairchild Semiconductor closing Utah plant

Multinational chipmaker Fairchild Semiconductor announced it would make dramatic cuts to two of its major supply lines, including shuttering its West Jordan manufacturing facility. The company will also eliminate 1,350 jobs in the... Read more »

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Judge grants yet another delay in Martin MacNeill case

The sentencing for Martin MacNeill was delayed Monday pending a motion to dismiss filed by his attorney. Read more »

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Love is in the air at Hale Centre Theatre’s letter-perfect ‘She Loves Me’

"She Loves Me," Hale Centre Theatre's latest musical, is a letter-perfect look at the times when loathing turns into love. It runs through Sept. 27. Read more »

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'Dracula' to sweep onto the Desert Star Playhouse stage

By popular demand, "Dracula" will be sweeping back onto the Desert Star Playhouse stage Aug. 28. He's not the creepy vampire of spooky stories but rather is an unusual recluse and the odd new... Read more »

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West Jordan teen killed in accident was 'friend to everyone,' principal says

A 15-year-old West Jordan boy who friends and school administrators say was a friend to everybody, was killed over the weekend in a crash north of Willard. Read more »

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Murray man arrested after kittens were found in garbage stuck to rat trap

A Murray man who police say trapped five kittens and threw two of them in a garbage can while they were still alive was arrested over the weekend. Read more »

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