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Proposal: Real Salt Lake would pay for stadium at Utah State Fairpark

Real Salt Lake is expected to make a formal proposal to fund up to an 8,000-seat minor league soccer stadium.

Settlement in dog shooting case reached, then rejected

As an internal Salt Lake police investigation into the fatal shooting of a dog continues, another controversy has erupted over a possible settlement in the case. Read more »

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Pro-Palestinian crowd rallies in Salt Lake City as Gaza cease-fire begins

On the eve of a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, more than 100 people supporting Palestine rallied in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Salt Lake County spreading the word about underutilized tax relief programs

Salt Lake County is reaching out to faith communities and agencies that serve people in poverty to spread the word about tax relief programs that assist seniors with very low incomes, people with... Read more »

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Proposal: Real Salt Lake would pay for minor league stadium at Utah State Fairpark

Real Salt Lake is expected to make a formal proposal to fund up to an 8,000-seat minor league soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark, infusing new life and a new draw into the 70-acre site. A... Read more »

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Swallow, Shurtleff case may spark — or squelch — election interest

The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse. Read more »

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Pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight

A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight. Read more »

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South Jordan City Council accepts interlocal agreement, downplays potential for district split

The South Jordan City Council on Wednesday joined with the Jordan School Board and neighboring cities in accepting an agreement designed to stave off a district split. Read more »

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Sprinkler line floods Eastmont Middle School, does potential $500K in damage

A sprinkler line break has flooded Eastmont Middle School, doing a possible half-million dollars' worth of damage just three weeks before classes are scheduled to resume. Read more »

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67 unaccompanied children who crossed U.S.-Mexico border placed with sponsors in Utah

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's office has been notified of 67 unaccompanied youths who have been placed with sponsors in Utah between Jan. 1 and July 7 after crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. Read more »

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Rural Utah lauds proposed reforms to Endangered Species Act

A congressional measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to institute reforms to the Endangered Species Act, including requiring disclosure of the science that is driving a... Read more »

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Chinatown Supermarket opens in South Salt Lake

The opening of an Asian supermarket at South Salt Lake's Chinatown was celebrated with a cultural gathering Wednesday. Read more »

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Swallow, Shurtleff make first court appearance as criminal defendants

John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, Utah's two former state attorneys general, made a brief initial appearance in court together Wednesday. Read more »

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Video of school bus driver shows 'bizarre' behavior, touching, witnesses testify

Video surveillance was admitted as evidence Wednesday during the preliminary hearing for former Canyons School District bus driver John Martin Carrell who is charged with sexually abusing two... Read more »

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Suspected burglar bitten in the ear by police dog assisting in arrest

A man who police say broke into a West Valley elementary school had to undergo surgery Wednesday after being bitten on the ear by a police dog. Read more »

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Driver dies after crashing into Taylorsville home

A 51-year-old man died Tuesday night as a result of injuries he sustained when his SUV crashed into a Taylorsville house. Read more »

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Critics decry solar fee as 'sun' tax

Critics of a proposed monthly net-metering fee of $4.65 that would be assessed to solar power customers of Rocky Mountain Power staged a rally Tuesday and later packed a Public Service Commission... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Tips for understanding and choosing sunscreen

With Utah leading the nation in melanoma cases and deaths, knowing how sunscreen protects and what to look for on the label could bring those numbers down and keep Utahns safe in the sun. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Arianne Brown: Digging deep at the Deseret News marathon

Last week, I ran the Deseret News marathon. After 26.2 miles of enduring heat and other elements both mental and physical, I crossed the finish line. It was a challenging race, but it was in those... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Drunken driver goes airborne, crashes into Kearns living room, police say

A Kearns home suffered heavy damage Monday night after an allegedly drunken woman driving an SUV went airborne and ended up inside the house in a spectacular crash. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Val Hale picked as new Governor’s Office of Economic Development director

Gov. Gary Herbert Tuesday introduced Val Hale as the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He succeeds Spencer Eccles who is stepping down to return to the... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Local Muslims end Ramadan with celebration

Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, fire officials say

Unified Fire Authority investigators have ruled out natural gas as the cause of an explosion and massive fire that killed a Draper man and destroyed his home. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Utah Transit Authority eyeing electric bus options

The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles. UTA is examining the bus and its charging technology manufactured by South... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Fired West Valley officer's defense team goes on the offensive

The defense team for former West Valley detective Shaun Cowley believes not only that the potential jury pool has been tainted by prosecutors, but the criminal charge filed against him should be... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Jordan School District opens doors on its last planned school

After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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