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Photos: Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival celebrates, shares Japanese culture

The 10th annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival was held Saturday, April 25 in downtown Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake County, Murray launch state's first rain harvesting program

Salt Lake County and Murray leaders joined with local green groups Monday to launch Utah’s first rainwater collection program. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Cottonwood Heights to hold open house to discuss road's future

Cottonwood Heights will hold an open house to seek input for the proposed future of Fort Union Boulevard. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Salt Lake District holding pre-K registration

The Salt Lake City School District will be holding registration for pre-kindergarten programs. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Former Midvale slag site called cleanup model for nation

The Midvale slag site has been removed from the EPA's Superfund list and is a model for cleanup and redevelopment. It is now known as Bingham Junction, featuring a thriving mixed-use development. A... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Woman stole mail from 127 people, police say

Police in South Jordan have arrested a woman who they say was taking mail from more than 100 homes. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Utahns counting down final days to ski and snowboard this season

One by one, Utah's ski resorts are closing for the season. Skiers at Brighton enjoyed the last day of the season on Sunday. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Center provides work, paychecks, identities for many with disabilities

Cindy Bittle is one of many employees who sorts and shreds paper at Columbus Community Center, a full-service provider for people who have physical and mental disabilities. Each employee works... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Pornography conference probes perils, solutions

The annual Utah Coalition Against Pornography conference is among the largest of its kind in the country. The one-day event, which took place Saturday, focuses on educating the public about the... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Security guard accidentally shot in South Jordan, police say

A security officer was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound Saturday after he was accidentally struck by a fellow colleague who was cleaning his weapon. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Job A Day program gives homeless people employment, purpose

From nurturing flowers and plants to working in warehouses, the Salt Lake City Police Department's new Job A Day initiative is helping homeless people find work and a sense of purpose. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Tickets for 'Disney on Ice Presents Frozen' to go on sale

Tickets for "Disney on Ice Presents Frozen" will go on sale April 21. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Woman, young boys ordered under blanket in West Valley robbery, police say

A woman and two young boys were forced to hide under a blanket inside their home Friday afternoon while armed robbers made off with stolen electronics, police say. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Fire rips through Draper garage during birthday party

A two-alarm fire tore through a family’s three-car garage Friday evening and displaced residents indefinitely. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Police: Woman tending boy with health problems beat him with ice scraper

A woman has been charged with felony child abuse after allegedly beating the boy she was babysitting with an ice scraper. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Three Salt Lake City golf courses slated for closure, reassignment

Glendale and Wingpointe have joined the Jordan River Par-3 as golf courses that will be cut from Salt Lake City's program. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Utah lawmakers won't override governor vetoes

State lawmakers have decided not to override any of the five bills Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed after the 2015 legislative session. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Leadership touted at governor's economic summit

Strategic vision and prudent guidance have helped propel Utah to its status as one the nation’s most robust economies, according to Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Utah Rep. Mia Love raises $440K in first months in Congress

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love raised more than $440,000 in her first three months in Congress, according to the newest batch of fundraising reports filed by Utah's congressional delegation with the... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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West Lake Junior High celebrating 50th anniversary

West Lake Junior High School is celebrating 50 years of education in the West Valley area. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Groundbreaking set for new Butler Elementary

The rebuilding of Butler Elementary school will begin next week. The public is invited to attend a community groundbreaking ceremony and open house. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Utah unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent

March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior two months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Funeral services Saturday for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College Jordan campus. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Man who impregnated 13-year-old he met online back in jail

A man convicted of impregnating a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook and injecting her with heroin during his sexual assaults is back in jail after allegedly violating his probation for a second... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Second student sues district over teacher's alleged sex with students

A second student is suing the Davis County School District over alleged sexual relationships between former English teacher Brianne Altice and three male students. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold on

More than 920,000 Utahns participated in the statewide earthquake drill, the Great Utah ShakeOut, on Thursday to practice and prepare for a major earthquake along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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