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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Bicycle ride honors fallen Marine, raises money for charity

Former U.S. Marine Corp. Sgt. Kay Knight is riding his bicycle from Boston to Seattle in honor of a fallen Marine and to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play charity. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Commercial real estate market improving, report says

Demand for top flight office space in the Salt Lake Valley is growing, according to two reports detailing the Wasatch Front commercial real estate market during the second quarter of the year. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Women claiming to be 'agents' rob men, police say

Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Ex-federal judge says West Valley detective should never have been charged

Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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About Utah: Pedal power at the market

Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Salt Lake bike share program doubles in size

Salt Lake City's GREENbike, a bike share program, has doubled in size since it began last year. City officials hope to have 100 bike share stations spread throughout downtown by 2020. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Summer Sounds: Train, The Wallflowers play free concert in Salt Lake City

Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Draper man dies from injuries in house explosion

Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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