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Jury exonerates Marc Jenson Friday in fraud and money laundering trial

A jury on Friday exonerated one of the key figures in the criminal cases against Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow.

House speaker says anti-discrimination, religious liberty won't be fast-tracked

House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said Wednesday he doesn't expect lawmakers to move quickly on protections for both the state's LGBT and religious communities. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Charges filed against man in Salt Lake bomb hoax

Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a man who investigators say purported to be wearing a bomb when he robbed a bank and then forced a two-block area of Salt Lake City to be evacuated for... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Provo police hold first meeting with Citizens Advisory Board

The Provo Police Department held its first Citizen Advisory Board meeting Tuesday, with the hope it will lead to better public trust and transparency. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Legislative committee looks at changes for higher ed capital funding

Lawmakers are considering changes to the way they fund the operation and maintenance of higher education buildings after an audit released last month showed a lack of funding transparency. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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5600 West road widening project begins in West Jordan

Utility work is underway on 5600 West in West Jordan in preparation for the road to be reconstructed and widened from 6200 South to 7000 South. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Free bass fishing workshop offered

The state Division of Wildlife Resources is offering a free workshop about fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass in Utah. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Holladay offering residents vouchers for trees

Holladay and its tree committee are starting the Holladay Street Tree program. The city will help homeowners place new trees in your residential landscapes' right-of-way areas. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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West Jordan woman admits using names of dead people to file tax returns

A West Jordan woman has been convicted in federal court of filing tax returns under the names of dead people. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Sandy water main breaks divert traffic

Crews worked Wednesday to repair an 8-inch water main break that snarled traffic and buckled a road in Sandy. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Marc Jenson claims he advised investors early on of his criminal history

In his second day testifying in the fraud case against him, Marc Sessions Jenson described the steps he took to ensure potential investors knew of his run-in with Utah state law. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Anti-capital punishment group protests firing squad bill

About 20 members of Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty gathered on the steps of the Capitol on Tuesday to protest a bill that would bring back the firing squad as an execution option for... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Granite District hosting career, technical education open house

The Granite School District's Career and Technical Education staff will host an open house for students and their families to learn about courses available in the district. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Senate committee passes bill to beef up liquor law enforcement

A bill that would divert fines from alcohol violations to the Utah Attorney General's Office for increased enforcement cleared a Senate committee Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Lawmakers take first look at public education budget bill

Lawmakers began working to determine budget appropriations for Utah's public schools Tuesday, with a special focus on finding ways to improve financial efficiency. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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LDS statement could move Utah nondiscrimination, religious freedom debate forward

Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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'I feel like I do deserve to be here,' Dea Millerberg tells parole board

A parole board member told Dea Millerberg, who is serving time for her part in the drug-related death of 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen, that she should prepare for the possibility of serving her... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Study of location of city's homeless services providers a 'courageous conversation'

The work of the Salt Lake Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission got underway Monday. The appointed panel of government, nonprofit, faith and business representatives is expected to deliver... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Infant stable after near-drowning in bathtub

An 11-month-old girl hospitalized after nearly drowning in the bathtub has made a "dramatic improvement" and should be released from the hospital soon, according to South Ogden police. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Police looking for 4 in suspected South Salt Lake arson

Police were looking for four people Monday in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant apartment building in South Salt Lake. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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New House Speaker Greg Hughes urges legislators to engage in 'big, hard fights'

New House Speaker Greg Hughes urged lawmakers on the opening day of the Utah Legislature to engage in the "big, hard fights" needed to take on tough issues, including boosting gas tax revenues this... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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S.L. Mayor Becker seeks input on use-of-force issues

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is convening a series of public meetings to facilitate community discussion regarding regarding officer-involved shootings and police use of force issues. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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South Jordan City Council seeks residents for Mulligans Commission

The South Jordan City Council is currently seeking two residents to serve on a new commission. The commission will perform research and analysis and make recommendations to the city concerning... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Salt Lake County to join economic development network

Salt Lake County is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, according to Mayor Ben McAdams. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Regional council seeks input on transportation plan

The Wasatch Front Regional Council is seeking input from residents on a regional transportation plan for Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Victim in Sugar House shooting identified

Police on Monday identified a man killed in a shooting Saturday evening in Sugar House. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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