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Judge sets November hearing for ex A.G.s Mark Shurtleff, John Swallow

Lawyers for former Utah A.G.s Shurtleff and Swallow did not stand together when the judge called their case.

Pioneer Valley Hospital announces name change

Pioneer Valley Hospital in West Valley City has announced a change to its name and upgrades to the facility. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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West Jordan school cleared from risk of meningitis

The Salt Lake County Health Department has said that any possibility of bacterial meningitis at Copper Canyon Elementary School has been ruled out. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Police looking for burglar who broke into 3 businesses in one hour

Police are investigating three forced-entry burglaries and one attempted robbery that all occurred within one hour Wednesday night. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Charges: 14-year-old beat Riverton girlfriend to death

Investigators say 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak was murdered by her 14-year-old boyfriend, who then dumped her body in the Jordan River in 2012. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Possible bacterial meningitis case reported at West Jordan school

Health officials are monitoring a case of bacterial meningitis at Copper Canyon Elementary School and are telling parents to watch their children for symptoms. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Empowered blind or visually impaired students show their skills

Students from the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind gathered outside City Creek Center on Wednesday to raise awareness of the visually impaired and blind in honor of White Cane Safety Day. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Life and art: Youths work on mural with acclaimed artist

Several incarcerated youths in Utah had the privilege of working with nationally acclaimed muralist Emanuel Martinez. The mural was unveiled at Decker Lake Youth Center in West Valley City on... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Stolen campaign signs part of political season

Stolen campaign signs are about as traditional this time of year as turkey and football. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Traditional marriage supporters want Utah to enforce Amendment 3

A group supporting traditional marriage has drafted a resolution urging Gov. Gary Herbert to enforce Utah's Amendment 3, which a federal appeals court struck down as unconstitutional. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Group calls on UTA to improve transit

While Utah’s transit system is growing and improving, service could still be enhanced for those who need it most. That was the message conveyed to state lawmakers Wednesday by members of the... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Utah State Fair draws crowds, generates profits for 2014 season

This year's Utah State Fair was a success — buoyed by good weather and healthy attendance — which helped the annual event turn a profit. While the final numbers are still being... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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University of Utah to explore future of Africa

The University of Utah will host a summit next week on current issues facing Africa. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Lawmaker pledges to run bill changing daylight saving time

Many Utahns don't like daylight saving time, but golf courses and other businesses worry about the economic impact of losing an hour of daylight, according a presentation to lawmakers Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Crime lab begins testing backlog of Utah rape kits

Police officers and investigators throughout Salt Lake County have begun submitting rape kits for processing, helping to eliminate the backlog of cases that remain unsolved. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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DUI traffic deaths up, arrests down in Utah

Traffic deaths related to driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs have gone up in Utah, while arrests for DUI have dropped, a new state report shows. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Taylorsville High newspaper selected as finalist for national award

For the second year in a row, the National Scholastic Press Association has selected the Warrior Ledger of Taylorsville High School as a Pacemaker finalist. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Natural gas leak in vacant downtown building reaches 100 percent concentration

A natural gas leak that filled a vacant building downtown reached an "extreme" concentration Tuesday night. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Few fireworks in Love-Owens debate

The much-anticipated debate Tuesday in the 4th District congressional race between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens stayed largely focused on issues, but friction did surface between the... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Sandy among cities in fight against domestic violence

Hundreds of purple balloons were released in Sandy on Tuesday to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Utah man sent to federal prison for possession of 18 stolen guns

A Utah man has been sentenced to almost four years in federal prison for having 18 handguns that were stolen from a Roosevelt sporting goods store. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Defense department wants to expand Utah Test and Training Range

A fledgling proposal to significantly expand the Utah Test and Training Range has prompted an informational meeting in Juab County next week for residents to learn more about what is being... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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West Jordan house fire intentionally set, investigators say

An early morning fire in a vacant home that shut down a portion of Redwood Road on Tuesday was intentionally set, said West Jordan Deputy Fire Chief Reed Scharman. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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4th Congressional District debate between Mia Love and Doug Owens live stream

Republican candidate Mia Love is scheduled to square off against Democratic candidate Doug Owens during the 4th Congressional District debate at the University of Utah. The debate is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will be an... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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U.S. energy administration predicts low fuel costs this winter

Consumers across the country will spend less for natural gas, heating oil, electricity and propane compared with last winter, due in large part because last winter was 11 percent colder than the... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Utah Guard soldiers return home early from Afghanistan

Seven Utah National Guard soldiers, assigned to the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion, returned home early after a seven-month deployment on Monday, as a result of draw-down initiatives in... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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