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4-alarm blaze rages through Salt Lake warehouse

Crews are have contained a four-alarm fire that spread through a Salt Lake City warehouse Sunday. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Police looking for 3 intruders in shooting death at West Valley home

A man was shot to death early Saturday during some kind of struggle inside a West Valley home. Detectives were looking for up to three people who broke into the house and shot him. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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'Electric Edge of Academe' gives definitive look at Deep Springs College, its founder

L. Jackson Newell's new book from University of Utah Press, "The Electric Edge of Academe: The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College," gives readers a definitive look at Nunn's remarkable... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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What went right: LDS 8-year-old dying of cancer inspires acts of kindness from Ireland to Kenya, and other uplifting news

Maddy Grayless died of cancer June 16, 2015, but her story has continued to inspire people from around the world to perform acts of service in her honor. Learn more about her story, and other... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Photos: Native Americans honor their heritage at annual powwow on Pioneer Day

SALT LAKE CITY — Drummers play a traditional song in a drum circle at the Native American Celebration at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Friday, July 24, 2015. The two-day event, which is... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Traditions continue at the Days of '47 Parade

The Days of '47 Parade gave families an opportunity to honor traditions and Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Days of '47 fills July with pioneer-themed events — check them out

From rodeos to races, the Days of '47 offers a variety of events to celebrate Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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ARUP employee dies after fall in massive laboratory cold-room

An employee of a Salt Lake medical laboratory died Thursday after an apparent fall inside a two-story cold room. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Contractor mistakenly removes dozens of mature trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A contract company cut down more than 100 trees on July 17, many of which were on private property, county officials said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Jurors find ex-bus driver guilty of abusing 2 young students

A Draper bus driver was found guilty Thursday of 19 charges of sexually abusing two special-needs girls he drove to school. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Salt Lake Comic Con trademark win has organizers feeling optimistic about naming lawsuit

Salt Lake Comic Con has successfully trademarked its name, possibly defusing a naming dispute with San Diego Comic-Con International. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Mural on side of restaurant violates city ordinance, West Jordan says

A large mural painted on the side of the Azteca de Oro Taqueria restaurant at 7800 S. 3200 West in West Jordan is seen by some as controversial. Some say it's art, some say it's graffiti, and the... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Hikers discover skeletal foot inside boot

Police are investigating after a group of climbers discovered a skeletal human foot inside a hiking boot in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Six children in state custody after officers determined they were in danger

Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shots fired results in Holladay homes being evacuated

At least one woman ran out of a Holladay home where a man was firing shots Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Photo: Somewhere over Salt Lake City

A rainbow appears over the Wasatch Mountains on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Poll shows tight race between Becker, Biskupski

Incumbent Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a tight race for Salt Lake City mayor, but more than a third of voters have yet to make up their minds, according to a... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Utah nonprofit reaches goal for helping Iraqis

A Utah organization is one step closer to being able to send relief supplies to people forced out of their homes by the Islamic State group. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake church to move forward after shootings with vigil

A Friday night vigil at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City offers a chance for the community to remember the victims and discuss the Emanuel AME shootings in South Carolina. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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More homeless people are choosing to camp along downtown streets

Volunteers of America Utah and other human services organizations have noticed an increasing amount of homeless camping on city streets, but after Wednesday, they're no closer to finding out why. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Free CPR classes offered in Taylorsville

The Unified Fire Authority is hosting free CPR classes during open house events. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Cottonwood Heights to break ground on new city center

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the new Cottonwood Heights Municipal Center. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake County hires new planning and budget director

Rod Kitchens has been chosen as Salt Lake County's new director of planning and budget. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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I-215 to undergo repaving in Murray area

The Utah Department of Transportation will complete a repaving project on I-215 between Redwood Road and 300 East beginning next week. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Top Deseret News photos from last week (July 13 - July 18)

Deseret News photographers captured triumph and tragedy last week, photographing the honoring of heroes, the hope of healing and the horrific loss of innocent life. (function() {function... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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