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U of U Continuing Education demolished to make room for Sandy housing

Crews began demolishing the 20,000-square-foot University of Utah Continuing Education building.

Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

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The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the Episcopal Church's 27th presiding bishop and primate Saturday afternoon during the church's 78th convention in... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Utah's same-sex marriage supporters celebrate Supreme Court decision

"I never thought I would see this day." That's what Bruce Bastian, Human Rights Campaign board member, said Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage throughout... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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West Jordan man gets life without parole in murder, kidnapping

A West Jordan man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for kidnapping and killing a man over an apparent drug debt. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Salt Lake County officials to warn public of trail dangers, due to increasing amount of rescues

Salt Lake County and Sandy officials held a news conference Friday in an attempt to educate people about hiking safety, as well as hazards specific to the popular Bells Canyon Trail. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Jury says Draper man committed murder in DUI rampage

A jury has found that a Draper man committed murder when — drunk and enraged after a fight at home — he drove into a busy intersection and killed a mother driving her daughter to... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Jail kitchen employee arrested for alleged relations with inmates

A contract worker at the Salt Lake County Jail has been arrested for allegedly having illegal sexual relations with inmates. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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A week of triple-digit temperatures in Salt Lake City?

Forecasters are predicting triple-digit temperatures along the Wasatch Front for potentially the next seven days. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Deputies arrest West Valley man in kidnapping case

A West Valley man was arrested Thursday after police say he held a woman against her will by driving her around in a car through several counties. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Sunset man killed in Wyoming crash; Salt Lake woman injured

One Utah resident was killed and another airlifted to a hospital after a rollover Tuesday in central Wyoming. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Victim in alleged Salt Lake kidnapping describes hourslong ordeal

Leslie Wilkey's mind was on melting groceries when she parked her SUV at her daughter's apartment complex Friday evening. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Academy offers experience to youths considering law enforcement, military careers

The classrooms of Eastmont Middle School have temporarily been transformed into barracks for a weeklong law enforcement academy. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Utah Art Festival engages public, hosts more than 1,000 artists

The Utah Arts Festival returns to Library Square for its 39th year with more than 1,000 artists and an emphasis on interactive workshops and demonstrations. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Police say man punched female clerk who confronted him about stolen items

A man punched a store clerk who tried to stop him from stealing items from a Maverik gas station overnight Thursday, police said. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Pacific Islanders in Utah to run for their lives

The Queen Center is hosting the MANA 5K Tobacco-Free Run at 8 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Proceeds from the race will benefit families of two community members whose lives have... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Utahns have mixed reactions to health care decision

The U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that the Affordable Care Act's tax credits are available to all eligible Americans no matter where they live or whether their state has a locally run exchange.... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Federal regulators hear Utah testimony on depleted uranium

As Utah works through its lengthy process to establish the parameters for the possible disposal of large quantities of depleted uranium, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing on... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Father, son used LDS Church membership in investment fraud, prosecutors allege

A father and son who federal regulators accused of running a Ponzi scheme nearly four years ago now face criminal charges in state court. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Salt Lake County considering more off-leash dog parks

Dog owners are excited about Salt Lake County's proposal to expand off-leash dog areas, but some residents are pushing back, concerned about safety and potential environmental impacts. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Developer hopes to build 130 homes on old Granite High property

The old Granite High School building was closed in 2009. Currently, Garbett Homes has signed a contract to purchase the property and has submitted a plan to build 130 homes there. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Angry prosecutor calls on feds to take over Shurtleff, Swallow cases

Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings called on the U.S. Attorney's Office to "re-engage" in the criminal case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash

A motorcyclist was killed early Thursday in Salt Lake City after police say he slammed into the back of another vehicle. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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'A changing face of Utah': Census estimates show diversity among large millennial population

Young adults are becoming a larger and more diverse share of Utah's population, according to 2014 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Charges filed in Salt Lake to Vernal kidnapping case

A 17-year-old boy who police say kidnapped a woman in Salt Lake City and forced her to drive to Uintah County has been charged in adult court. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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UTA considering new fare options

The state’s largest transit agency is in the midst of a plan to devise the fairest fare system. Over the past year, the Utah Transit Authority has conducted research to study various fare... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Jordan School District summer projects

Construction crews are busy working on several projects for the Jordan School District. It’s all part of the summer construction season. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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