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Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the last ground test of the solid rocket booster motor.

Preventing mass shootings? Utah delegation sees no clear solutions

In the aftermath of Orlando, Utah's congressional leaders are still searching for answers about preventing mass shootings. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Protestors want Sim Gill to resign over unreleased footage of police shooting

Protestors took to downtown Monday to demand the resignation of Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill in light of his decision not to release police body-camera footage from the... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Fugitive arrested after allegedly firing a dozen shots at clerk, police say

A hotel clerk amazingly escaped injury after police say he was shot at a dozen times by a man in the parking lot. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Chaffetz: I'm going to be 'kid in a candy store' as Oversight chairman with a President Trump

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said Monday that if he's re-elected to Congress, his House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would be just as tough on a President Donald Trump as it would be... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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How to fly with kids: TSA offers tips for travelers with young children

The TSA is predicting that this summer will be the busiest ever at its security checkpoints, and getting through security, especially with babies and toddlers, can be a hassle. But the TSA has some... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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3-D printed kidney used in complex cancer surgery

Using 3-D printers, Intermountain Medical Center created a model of a woman's kidney to study and remove a complex tumor. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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First day of summer brings triple-digit temps to Utah

An excessive heat warning was issued Monday for parts of southern and eastern Utah, with temperatures soaring in other parts of the state. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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SCOTUS ruling on Utah drug case could affect police searches

Evidence collected by police after they arrest a suspect can potentially be admitted in court, even if the initial stop by officers was illegal, according to a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Utah welcomes His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Some 300 people, many of them members of Utah's Tibetan community, welcomed His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet on Monday afternoon waiting outside the Grand America Hotel in near-100 degree... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Dereck Harrison pleads not guilty in Davis County kidnapping case

A Centerville man charged alongside his father with kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing the state pleaded not guilty Monday. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Warnings come true: Indicted FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs flees days after release from jail

A federal warrant was issued Sunday for Lyle Jeffs, accused in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme within the polygamous FLDS Church, which he is believed to lead on behalf of his... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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SUV runs red light, knocks over ambulance carrying elderly patient, police say

An SUV slammed into an ambulance Monday, knocking the emergency vehicle transporting an 88-year-old man onto its side. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Father of Darrien Hunt opposes ex-wife's motion for new trial

Susan Hunt wants a new civil trial in the death of her son, Darrien Hunt. But her former husband, Curtis Hunt, apparently doesn't feel the same way. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Jonathan Johnson says voters 'ready for a change' in governor's race

Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson assured the small group gathered in a neighbor's backyard on a recent warm evening they'd have no trouble helping him win over voters in his primary race... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert running hard for second full term

Gov. Gary Herbert was already running late for a campaign rally in another county, but he appeared to be in no hurry to leave the families gathered recently at the 60-year-old Burger Bar. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Pony Express rides again in Utah

The Pony Express rode through Utah on Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Family coping with 2 sons' suicides hope free app will save others

A West Jordan family coping with the suicide deaths of two teenage sons is helping spread awareness of the SafeUT cellphone app, which provides youths confidential connections to SafeUT crisis... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Utah energy group pursues nuclear power project

With the future of coal-fired power plants in jeopardy due to an increased emphasis on carbon free emissions, a Utah energy cooperative is looking to the future for a stable baseload supply of... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Utah business, refugee leaders urge community to hire refugees

Utah business and refugee leaders urged Utahns to extend job opportunities to refugees during a business networking event Thursday evening held in Zions Bank's Founder Room. A new national report... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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'Fearful' restaurateur changed locks, installed cameras before he was killed, warrant says

John Williams had asked a longtime employee to help him change the electronic locks on his Capitol Hill home about two weeks before he was killed, "to keep (estranged husband) Craig Crawford out of... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Police investigate wild drug chase, shootout, crash in Taylorsville

A high-speed chase on a busy road with shots being fired between two groups involved in a drug deal gone bad and ended in a crash in a backyard of a residential neighborhood Saturday, police say. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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One injured in Salt Lake drive-by shooting

A drive-by shooting resulted in one man suffering a minor injury early Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Northern Utah County's Lauren Wilson crowned Miss Utah

In the 80th anniversary of the event, Lauren Wilson was named 2016 Miss Utah at a ceremony Saturday, June 18, at Capitol Theatre. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in crash

A West Valley man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after his motorcycle was rear-ended near 6748 S. Redwood. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Photos: 27th annual Juneteenth celebrates end of slavery in U.S.

27th annual Juneteenth Freedom Day was celebrated June 17-18, a family-centered festival with live entertainment, vendors and games. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Photos: More than 100 artists bring sidewalks to life

Over 100 local artists attended the 14th Annual Utah Foster Care Chalk Art Festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Would Bears Ears monument hinder or protect Native American religion?

Native American supporters of a Bears Ears National Monument say the sacred lands should be protected for cultural resources and sacred rituals. Will a designation do that? Federal land agencies... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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'Cowardly' drive-by shooting injures 13-year-old Kearns girl, police say

A 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand Saturday after someone fired a gun more than a dozen times into the front of her Kearns house, police say. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Hundreds slide down Main Street to beat the heat

Slide the City comes to Salt Lake City once a year, totally closing off several city blocks, and bringing in hundreds, if not a couple thousand participants as the summer sun beats down throughout... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Police identify Sandy teen who died while cliff jumping

Police on Saturday confirmed that 15-year-old Anya Ng, of Sandy, died as a result of cliff jumping at Lake Mary near Brighton Resort. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Crews fight small wildfire at Tanner Park

Firefighters extinguished a small wildfire along a trail at Tanner Park Saturday that had been spotted by hikers. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Informed decisions: Are Utah taxpayers paying too much or too little?

Local economic experts, education leaders, business executives and other Utah residents say many parts of the state's tax structure are outdated, inefficient or unfair. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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During Ramadan, Sandy family hopes to create world peace through connections

On Friday evening, about 60 people gathered together for an traditional Muslim meal. The host family hopes that through events like this, people will learn to understand each other better. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Changes in State Office of Rehabilitation Services keep the focus on helping people

The overarching goal of a plan to move the Office of Rehabilitation Services into the Department of Workforce Services is to deliver services to people with disabilities in the most efficient and... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Police identify 15-year-old who died cliff jumping at Lake Mary

Search and rescue crews searched for hours Friday before locating the body of a 15-year-old girl in Lake Mary following a cliff jumping accident. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Ex-Congresswoman Enid Mickelsen to head GOP rules committee at convention

Former Utah congresswoman Enid Mickelsen will head the powerful rules committee at next month's Republican National Convention, where Donald Trump is set to be formally nominated as the party's... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Love-Owens congressional race earns another 'toss-up' rating

A second nonpartisan national political ratings entity has declared the 4th District rematch between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democrat Doug Owens a "toss-up." Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Obama heads to national parks as Bears Ears remains in play

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell touted President Barack Obama's track record of designating national monuments to recognize the untold stories of minority populations. Native American tribes are... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Woman pleads guilty in carjacking that killed returned missionary

A West Valley woman has pleaded guilty to robbery for her role in a series of carjackings that ended in a crash killing recently returned missionary Jazmyn Jeppson. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Gov. Herbert turns down TV debate with primary opponent, Jonathan Johnson

Gov. Gary Herbert won't participate in a televised debate with his Republican primary challenger, Jonathan Johnson, citing a busy campaign schedule between now and the June 28 election. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Miss Utah 2016: Classical violinist wins preliminary competition after flinging bow on stage

Fifty pageant titleholders from across Utah concluded their second round of preliminary competition at Capitol Theatre Thursday night, taking one contestant one step closer to the title of Miss... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Murray Fun Days kicks off June 28

Murray's annual Fun Days will kick off Tuesday, June 28, with performances of the patriotic musical “1776.” Read more »

June 17, 2016

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South Jordan police honor 3 for their service

Earlier this month, the South Jordan Police Department honored three individuals for their work with the department over the past year. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Kidnapping case dismissed after alleged victim doesn't show up to testify

Kidnapping and assault charges against a Sandy man were dismissed this week after the alleged victim in the case twice failed to show up in court to testify against him. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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West Valley detective cleared in shooting of man upset by wife's cancer

A West Valley police detective was legally justified when he shot an armed man who had reportedly fired his gun in the air and fought with family members after learning his wife could be dying of... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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WGU names v.p. for institutional advancement

Dr. Fred Hurst, the architect of Northern Arizona University's competency-based education programs and a leader in technology-enabled higher education, has joined Western Governors University as... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Professor now rates Love-Owens race a 'toss-up'

Democrats are touting that the 4th District race between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens is now being called a "toss-up" by a University of Virginia professor. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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S.L. police seek 2 men in connection to killing of man found in parking lot

Police are seeking the public's help locating two people believed to be connected to the killing of a man in Salt Lake City last month. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Informed decisions: Weighing Utah's need for water, roads and mass transit

Keeping up with Utah's population growth includes planning, funding and maintaining a robust infrastructure in the state, according to a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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CPR classes to be held at Herriman fire stations

The Unified Fire Authority will be providing free hands-only CPR training to the citizens of Riverton, Herriman and neighboring communities. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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