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9th and 9th residents cite parking problems in development opposition

Those in 9th and 9th area fear a development plan will make the neighborhood's parking problems worse.

Jill Parrish confirmed as new federal judge in Utah

The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish as federal judge Thursday. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Sen. Orrin Hatch calls HBO story on dietary supplements 'inaccurate'

Sen. Orrin Hatch is rebutting an HBO "Real Sports" story that ties him and a law he championed to several soldiers who died after taking dietary supplements sold on their bases. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Charges: Murray man beat woman, drove into tree on way to hospital

A man who prosecutors say threatened to kill his girlfriend by driving his car into a house was charged Thursday for severely beating the woman and driving into a tree. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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'Another piece to the puzzle': Census reveals Utah's growth among top in nation

Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate that ranks fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Man claims Spice pushed him to murder Taylorsville woman

A West Jordan man who killed a woman in her Taylorsville home and was caught attempting to flee the country has been sentenced to at least 30 years and up to life in prison. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Hillcrest students, others show support for fallen classmates

Students at Hillcrest High School on Thursday mourned the loss of two students who were killed in a car crash Wednesday night. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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First prison relocation open house changes few minds

Leonard Andrews, a computer programer who works just a short distance from one of five proposed prison sites, wasn't impressed Thursday by a display intended to show how a new facility would blend... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Police: 2 teens killed in Sandy crash Wednesday night

Two teenagers were killed in a collision Wednesday after their vehicle pulled out in front of a Jeep Wrangler on 700 East in Sandy, police said. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Associated Food Stores celebrates 75 years by helping homeless youths

Associated Food Stores celebrated 75 years of operation Wednesday, not with cake and candles, but by giving 750 hygiene kits to the Teen Resource Center for Volunteers of America. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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2 arrested, 2 more sought in 'skimming' schemes, police say

Two people arrested for a "skimming" scam in Sandy are now being investigated for possible connections to similar crimes in Orem, police say. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Prosecutors file new charge against ex-Utah Attorney General John Swallow

State prosecutors leveled a new money laundering charge against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks before a judge will decide whether he will stand... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Jordan Education Foundation recognizes teachers

The Jordan Education Foundation has recognized educators and special educators in the Jordan School District with annual awards. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Grant enhancing K-12, higher ed partnership leads to better student outcomes, educators say

Utah educators hope a modest but well-placed boost in funding will strengthen the relationship between public schools and higher education, helping more students enroll and succeed in college. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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West Valley mom charged with murder in infant son's death last year

A West Valley City mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Murray City School District honors teacher, employee

The Murray City School District has announced Rob Wilson as its Teacher of the Year and Sharon Gillen as its Classified Employee of the Year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Utahns conserving water by harvesting rain

After such a dry winter, the state needed a wet spring. In spite of Utah's seemingly endless flow of storms, the rainfall does not make up for record-low snowpack and dry soils. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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S.L. City Council, mayor seek residents' help in opposing prison location

As the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission nears its summer deadline to choose a location for a new state prison, Salt Lake City leaders are locking elbows in firm opposition of the... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Fish for free on June 6

June 6 is Free Fishing Day in Utah. Anglers don't need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Clinical social worker arrested in rape investigation of student

A social worker assigned to work with students in Cache Valley has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Koch brothers group launches Utah chapter

There's now a Utah chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the main political advocacy group for the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists playing an increasingly prominent role in Republican... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Legalize medical marijuana? Utahns ready to debate

Proponents of medical marijuana say it would be tightly controlled in Utah if it becomes legal. But the Utah Medical Association opposes legalization until scientific evidence validates safe and... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Utah joins lawsuit over federal fracking rule

The latest showdown between Western states and the federal government is over fracking and the new rule announced by the Bureau of Land Management. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says it is an unnecessary... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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How do Utah wages stack up nationally?

Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Final environmental analysis released on huge transmission line

A huge renewable energy project is nearing its final stages of environmental review, including which route the 725-mile line takes across Utah and three other states. The TransWest line would... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Utah's air pollution problem: What does the future look like?

About 31,000 Utah residents have already weighed in on what 2050 might look like when it comes to the Wasatch Front's notorious air pollution struggles. An Envision Utah survey details a number of... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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