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Utah, Western states say feds are all wet on groundwater rule

A showdown between Western states and the federal government is brewing over a proposal.

Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home burglarized, despite being in 'safest place on Earth'

Former Utah Jazz star Andrei Kirilenko's Salt Lake City home was burglarized over the weekend. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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United Way, volunteers help on Day of Caring

More than 5,500 volunteers from 125 local companies helped United Way of Salt Lake celebrate service and voluntarism Thursday during the 22nd annual Day of Caring. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Deneece Huftalin selected as new SLCC president

The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Primary Children's Hospital expansion nearing completion

A need for space and a changing health care environment are driving the expansion of Primary Children's Hospital, which is set to open in early October. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Jazz SLC opens season with Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express

Legendary pianist Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express band explore their Jamaican roots in reggae coupled with the classical elements of jazz. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Utah Symphony, McKay Library honoring Maurice Abravanel's scores of Gustav Mahler

The University of Utah library is releasing digital versions of Maurice Abravanel's scores of Gustav Mahler's symphonies. The release is timed with the launch of the Utah Symphony 2014-15 season,... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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SLCC launches science, math and tech resource center

Salt Lake Community College officials announced this week the opening of the school’s new Science, Mathematics and Technology Resource Center at the school's Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Greg Miller: Success in business comes from helping employees, community thrive

Greg Miller, chief executive officer of the Larry H. Miller Group of Cos. and the Utah Jazz, was the featured speaker at the Utah chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth’s monthly... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Power to host renewable energy tour

Rocky Mountain Power customers are invited to join the 2014 Blue Sky Renewable Energy Project Tour. The tour will take place Oct. 4 and stop by several solar projects funded in part by Blue Sky... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Healing Field in Sandy gives families a place to learn on 9/11

The Healing Field in Sandy, which honors those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, gives families a place to learn and remember. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Judge orders rejected State School Board candidates to be placed on ballot

U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups ordered that Pat Rusk and Breck England be placed on the ballot for the upcoming State School Board election. Waddoups previously ruled that Utah's process... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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University of Utah law school receives $2.2M gift

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chairman and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Salt Lake City School District lunch report shows mistakes made

Lunch workers did not follow policy when taking away lunches from students at a local elementary school in late January, according to findings from an independent review of the policies, personnel,... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Salt Lake Astronomical Society hosting sun viewing party

The Salt Lake Astronomical Society will host a sun party this weekend. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Sandy man charged with kidnapping, assaulting a second woman

A man accused of kidnapping, beating and raping a woman who had just begun renting a room in his Sandy home has now been charged with assaulting a second victim. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Taylorsville teacher injured after her gun discharges in school bathroom

A sixth-grade teacher in Taylorsville was injured Thursday when her concealed firearm accidentally went off inside an elementary school bathroom. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Teen critically injured in West Jordan crash

A teenage girl remained in critical condition Thursday morning after the car she was driving and a pickup collided Wednesday night in West Jordan. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Officer walks up on gang shooting; wild high-speed chase ensues

Five people were arrested following a gang-related shooting and a high speed chase that reached speeds of 120 mph. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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More discussion, no decision on Fairpark soccer stadium

The owner of Real Salt Lake approached the Utah State Fairpark Board on Wednesday with more information about building a new soccer stadium on the fairgrounds, but no decision was made. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Veterans of ‘Forgotten War’ receive medal of thanks from South Korea

The Korean War is often called the “Forgotten War,” but the government of South Korea doesn’t see that way. It wants to thank those who fought for their country with an Ambassador... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Work requirement may be key to selling Utah lawmakers on Medicaid expansion alternative

Utah lawmakers want to see what kind of deal Gov. Gary Herbert finally makes with the Obama administration over a work requirement in his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Utah makes final plea for Supreme Court to take gay marriage case

Utah made its last plea Wednesday for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its same-sex marriage case, arguing it's the best vehicle to resolve the issue nationwide and that the appellate court ruling is... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Respiratory virus outbreak causing lots of sniffles in Utah

A respiratory sickness that is sweeping the nation hasn't been around much for more than five decades, and a local expert believes it is making up for that absence now. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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BYU, Westminster lead Utah in U.S. News and World Report rankings

The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Residents are recycling, but are short of goal, county mayor says

Salt Lake County residents' rates of recycling household waste improved by 8 percent in the past year, which is good news, but it is shy of the 20 percent challenge issued by Mayor Ben McAdams in... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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