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Photos: Students salute military personnel with patriotic program

Isabel Chavez waves the flag and smiles during "Freedom Is Not Free" in West Jordan on Thursday.

Learn how to become foster parent at one of three gatherings

Utah Foster Care will host three community meetings to discuss how to become a licensed foster parent in Utah. There are some 2,700 children in foster care in Utah, and 1 in 4 is Latino. Two of... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Photos: S.L. County expanding curbside glass recycling program

Michelle Brown and Misty Alford look at pieces of glass while touring the a newly expanded Momentum Recycling facility in Salt Lake City on Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Annual Utah Energy Development Summit set for May 24-25

The fifth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Internet task force makes multiple arrests from Craigslist ads

At least five people were arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force over the weekend. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Cars, homes, police station damaged in rampage that seriously injured at least one

Unified police were retracing the steps Monday of a man who detectives say went on a rampage early Sunday against his former business partner and apparently many of his clients. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly

The two-week national Click It or Ticket safety campaign started Monday. Justin Harding, the governor's chief of staff, and his family shared their story about surviving a car crash due to wearing... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Father, son make first court appearance in Centerville kidnapping case

A father and son made their first court appearance Monday on charges of kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing to Wyoming. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple

A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaign

An organization is rolling out the "U-Turn Utah" advertising campaign targeting audiences in multiple states in the West. The campaign criticizes Utah's efforts to get control of 32 million acres... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Police suspect arson in house fire that killed S.L. restaurateur

The 72-year-old co-owner of Gastronomy Inc. died and his estranged husband is in jail Sunday after a Capitol Hill area house fire that police are calling suspicious. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah artisan's handmade guitars gaining national reputation

When seven jazz guitarists recently took the stage to wrap up the 22nd season of the Jazz at the Capitol Theatre concert series, the spotlight also fell on a Utah artisan whose handmade guitars... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Ballet West artists prepare original works for 'Innovations' amid promotions

Dancers at Ballet West feel the heat each spring as they make way for new dancers, compete to choreograph and anticipate contract renewals. One dancer makes light of the resulting pecking order in... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Judge receives 2016 Peacekeeper Award

Third District Judge Royal I. Hansen was presented with the 2016 Peacekeeper Award by the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Bank bomb scare prompts evacuation of multiple businesses

About a dozen businesses were evacuated for approximately three hours Monday because of a bomb threat at a nearby bank. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Festival celebrates cultural traditions

Serbian folk dance group KUD Rastko performs during the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City on Sunday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Man rams truck into police station, assaults associate in rampage, police say

A man is in custody after he allegedly rammed his truck into parked cars, a porch and a police substation before assaulting a business associate in what police called an overnight rampage in... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systems

A synopsis by the Utah Geological Survey detailing the latest trends in the state's energy resources shows solar development is booming on both a large utility-scale level and in the addition of... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Photos: Here comes the sun

Golfers enjoy a break in the rain at Valley View Golf Course in Layton on Sunday, May 22, 2016. The weather forecast for the week ahead calls for mostly sunny skies, with temperatures in the... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Firefighter, 3 others injured in apartment blaze

A large fire ripped through a Salt Lake apartment complex early Saturday, injuring three residents and one firefighter and causing about $200,000 in damage. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Discovery Gateway opens new health-focused exhibit

"Move It," a new exhibit at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum in Salt Lake City, opened Saturday. The exhibit is meant to promote health and physical activity as children develop. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Teen in critical condition after friend stabbed him with sword, police say

A 17-year-old is in critical condition after police say his friend stabbed him with a sword during a sleepover early Saturday morning. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Holladay man killed, son injured in shooting at party

A man is dead and his son injured after a party in a Holladay apartment erupted in violence. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Sutherland Institute looks to broaden reach as conservative think tank

The Salt Lake City-based Sutherland Institute has plans to reshape itself as a nationally recognized conservative think tank under its new president. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah bus drivers put safety to the test

Utah school bus drivers competed against each other, but mostly honed their own skills as they completed a 20-minute driving course, officiated by the Utah Highway Patrol on Saturday. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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'Floating down the Mississippi': 'Big River' to flow back onto the Hale Centre Theatre stage

"Big River," with Huck Finn, Jim, memorable music and plenty of water, will flow onto the Hale Centre Theatre stage in West Valley City starting May 26. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Teen leads Humane Society service project to lift shelter animals' spirits

Allexis Bonacci, 16, organized a service project at the Humane Society of Utah on Friday to demonstrate to her peers the importance of donating time to a community cause by helping to keep animals... Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Overstock founder Patrick Byrne fuels Jonathan Johnson gubernatorial campaign

Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne continues to fuel Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor with unprecedented amounts of cash. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Intermountain Healthcare taps new CEO

The Intermountain Healthcare board of trustees Friday announced its selection of Dr. A. Marc Harrison as the new president and CEO of the 22-hospital medical group. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah man held 1,164 days in jail without a bond hearing

After being held more than three years without a bond hearing in the Utah County Jail as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee, a federal judge has ordered that Martin Chairez-Castrejon... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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'Dirty soda' lawsuit calls shop's co-owners responsible for alleged trademark violations

In an increasingly dirty legal battle between dueling soda shops, Swig now names the owners and officers of its rival company, Sodalicious, as individual defendants in a federal lawsuit. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Pure joy: Special needs students vie for the gold

Gordy Averett heads for the finish line in the 50-meter dash during the annual Special Needs Sports Day at Herriman High School on Friday. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah Supreme Court upholds ruling against PacifiCorp for trade secret dispute

The Utah Supreme Court upheld a ruling this week that the information regional power company PacifiCorp used constructing a Mona power plant included trade secrets. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt advising Donald Trump's transition team

Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt is lending advice for Donald Trump's transition to the White House should the presumptive Republican presidential nominee win the presidency. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah unemployment rate at 3.7 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2016 grew by an estimated 3.4 percent, adding 46,500 jobs to the economy as compared with April 2015. April’s seasonally adjusted... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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West Jordan announces summer construction projects

West Jordan crews will be busy this summer patching and paving the city’s roads. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Photos: Teachers' bike ride aims to educate others on improving air quality

Teachers at the Kauri Sue Hamilton School ride their bicycles through the halls of the Riverton school on Friday after biking from their homes in Salt Lake City, Kearns and Cottonwood Heights on... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Riverton educator named Jordan District’s Teacher of the Year

Sanya Payne, a first-grade teacher at Riverton Elementary, has been named the Jordan School District’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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UDOT hopes weather stations will make I-80 safer for motorists

When high winds hit I-80 in Tooele County, the result is often dust storms and toppled trucks. Now the Utah Department of Transportation has a tool to help warn drivers about possible deadly winds. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Salt Lake fire union treasurer resigns amid embezzlement investigation

The treasurer of the Salt Lake City Firefighters Union has resigned amid allegations that at least $37,000 in union funds were embezzled. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Polynesians refused service at Utah bar settle case

Two Polynesian men who sued a Salt Lake City bar where they said they were refused service because of their ethnicity have agreed to settle their lawsuit for about $2,500 each. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Lawyers for victim in teacher sex case withdraw from lawsuit

Attorneys representing a teen and his parents in a federal lawsuit against the Davis School District for allegations that it failed to protect the boy from sex abuse by a teacher are withdrawing... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah defends busting theater for serving booze at 'Deadpool'

Utah liquor authorities did not violate a movie theater's right to free speech when they filed a complaint against the business for serving drinks while showing "Deadpool," a film with nudity and... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Rocky Mountain Power: Thousands on Wasatch Front without power

An outage affecting Salt Lake City, Magna and West Valley City left thousands without power Thursday night as the cause is still being investigated, according to Rocky Mountain Power. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Charges: Group of 3 held man and woman hostage in Magna home during robbery

Charges were filed Thursday against three people accused of holding two victims hostage while robbing a Magna home earlier this year. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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How you can be trained to recognize signs of mental health crises and help

Free Mental Health First Aid classes help people recognize signs of mental health crises and learn the best way to help. The Speedy Foundation, created in memory of Olympian Jeret "Speedy" Peterson... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Charges: Man set fire to sister's Salt Lake apartment, tried to block her inside

A Salt Lake man set his sister's apartment on fire and tried to block her in as it was burning, criminal charges filed Thursday allege. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Salt Lake police: Hundreds of once-backlogged rape kits now submitted to crime lab

Hundreds of once-backlogged rape kits collected by the Salt Lake City Police Department all have been submitted to the Utah State Crime Lab, the agency reported this week. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Exhibit highlights Utah contributions to genetic research

The Natural History Museum of Utah is opening its latest traveling exhibit, "Genome: Unlocking Life's Code." The exhibit also features ways Utah families have contributed to genetic research. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Utah communities still among fastest-growing in country, Census estimates show

Several Utah communities, especially South Jordan, remain among the top in the country for population growth, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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