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West Jordan family of 6 displaced by Christmas Eve house fire

A family of six was displaced on Christmas Eve after a basement fire damaged their home

Photos: Health care company gives coats to needy children

In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare on Friday gave away 100 coats to children at Molina Medical in West Valley City. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Anti-police protests tie up traffic on downtown freeway ramps

A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Salt Lake teacher wins STEM instruction scholarship

Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Photos: Students surprise veterans with trips to WWII memorial

Oquirrh Hills Middle School students surprised eight World War II veterans with an all-expense paid trip to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of the Utah Honor Flight. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Police lock down Roy neighborhood, apprehend young man with gun

Roy residents were told to shelter in their homes as officers apprehended a young man armed with a handgun Thursday night. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Candlelight vigil honors lives, dreams of 70 homeless men, women and youths who died in 2014

Seventy homeless or formerly homeless Utahns who died during 2014 were remembered at a memorial service Wednesday night at Pioneer Park. Among the dead was a 20-year-old woman, said Utah Lt. Gov.... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Grant will provide dental care to low-income kids

Intermountain Healthcare has announced a $200,000 grant to United Way of Salt Lake and its 10 collaborative partners to provide oral health care in underserved communities. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Syracuse man charged in alleged DUI crash that killed cyclist

A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Sugar House man intends to sue police, city in shooting death of dog

The owner of a dog shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer this summer intends to sue the department and the city for $1.5 million. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Photos: Cancer patients at Primary Children's receive iPads

Patients at Primary Children's Hospital received a gift Thursday that should keep giving throughout their stays. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable'

After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion, not including the governor's Healthy Utah plan. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Woman killed in Sandy shooting

A woman shot three times Thursday morning while trying to flee a house in Sandy that had been investigated recently for drugs has died. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Police find two handicapped adults in 'deplorable' conditions, caretaker intoxicated

A woman was arrested Wednesday night after police say they found her drunk while the two handicapped adults she was supposed to be caring for sat in squalor. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Utah mourners for Pakistani children killed in Taliban attack say 'enough is enough'

Mourners lit candles and offered prayers for 132 children and nine adults killed in a Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Visiting minister urges unity among Christians

The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Audit: Utah still relies heavily on federal money

Utah is a little less dependent on federal money than it was at the peak of the recession, but money from Washington, D.C., is still the state's largest revenue source, according to an audit... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Utah tops the nation in voluntarism, nine years running

For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America report. The report, based on census day, says 45.3... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Dispatchers answer man's repeated 911 calls with music to his ears

A man who was tying up emergency lines with thousands of 911 hang-up calls got a surprise gift Wednesday from those once-frustrated dispatchers. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Photos: West Valley police, volunteers wrap gifts for low-income kids

The West Valley City Police Department's Giving Tree program will provide gifts for 164 children from 53 low-income verified West Valley City families. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Majority of Utahns oppose moving state prison, new poll shows

While a new poll shows majority of Utahns want the state prison to stay at Point of the Mountain, the Prison Relocation Commission says new possible sites that are worth looking at came up this week. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Man charged with murder in fatal DUI crash will stand trial

A man charged with murder after police say he deliberately ran a red light and crashed into oncoming traffic has been ordered to stand trial. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Share light with others, governor says at Hanukkah event

Rabbi Benny Zippel, of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, joined Gov. Gary Herbert and other dignitaries for a menorah lighting ceremony Tuesday at the Capitol. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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3-year-old taken in stolen car returned safely to family

A 3-year-old girl taken in a stolen vehicle was found safe after a short search Tuesday night. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Utah House GOP ready to tackle Medicaid policy, gas tax

Utah House Republicans emerged from an all-day closed caucus Tuesday with the political will to confront some of the state's biggest issues, Speaker-elect Greg Hughes said. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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S.L. County Council mulls ordinance to regulate reiki massage businesses

Reiki massage businesses in unincorporated Salt Lake County would be regulated under a zoning ordinance that limits hours of operation, standards of client and employee dress, and other requirements. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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