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Visiting minister urges unity among Christians

The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local leaders.

Salt Lake man reunited with shotgun 37 years after it was stolen

In 1977, Richard Pittenger was 16 and on a dinner date when someone broke into his vehicle and stole a shotgun his father had given him. Now 37 years later, that gun was recovered in Oregon and... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Flu rates rise; officials urge shots, hand washing, covering coughs

Flu rates have doubled in the past few weeks and health officials urge people to get a flu shot, wash hands and cover their cough. There have been problems with this year's strain, but it can still... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Bluffdale requires dog registration

Bluffdale is requiring all dogs to be licensed by Dec. 31. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Man critically injured after crashing into semitrailer

A man, 32, was critically injured after crashing head-on into a semitrailer Wednesday morning. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Lawmakers expect bill that would require all Utah officers to wear body cameras

A pair of state senators say they expect to see at least one bill during the upcoming legislative session that would require all Utah police officers to wear body-mounted cameras. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Scent, tradition still lure many to buy live Christmas trees

Despite inconsistency in sales of live Christmas trees, the National Christmas Tree Association reports that sales in 2013 were at a high since 2007 with more than 33 million trees sold. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Despite revenue growth, lawmakers want initial budget cuts

Despite new budget projections showing the state can count on an additional $638 million for the 2015 Legislature to spend, lawmakers Tuesday ordered an initial 2 percent budget cut. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Utah Supreme Court reinstates Ogden woman's marriage to dead man

The Utah Supreme Court reinstated the contested marriage Tuesday of a woman who legally married her spouse after he died. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Rep.-elect Mia Love says new state prison 'not warranted' in her district

Rep.-elect Mia Love, R-Utah, added her voice Tuesday to the growing opposition to sites under consideration for a new state prison, telling lawmakers it's "not warranted" to include three potential... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Kimberly Barnett appointed associate deputy mayor of Salt Lake County

Kimberly Barnett, an adviser to two Salt Lake County mayors, has been appointed associate deputy mayor of Salt Lake County by Mayor Ben McAdams. Her appointment is subject to the consent of the... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Photos: Students host guests at school for service project

Students at Wasatch Junior High on Tuesday hosted the “Be Our Guest” service project, welcoming community members inside the school for special workshops taught by highly qualified... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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West Valley councilman honored by Democratic group

West Valley City Councilman Corey Rushton has been named the national Democratic Municipal Officer for the month of November by Democratic Municipal Officials. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Gov. Gary Herbert: Count My Vote compromise constitutional, but GOP has right to sue

Gov. Gary Herbert believes a new law changing the nomination process for political candidates is constitutional but he supports the Utah Republican Party's right to sue to stop it, according to a... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Portable safety signs aim to keep kids safe in school zones

After a recent rise in pedestrian fatalities, UDOT came across portable safety signs for school zone crossings. Salt Lake City is using them now, and other districts are expected to follow. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Police looking for driver who allegedly fired shots at vehicle near Perry

Utah Highway Patrol troopers are looking for the driver of a van who allegedly fired several shots at another driver over the weekend in Box Elder County. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Wreath placed at Capitol memorial to honor veterans

A wreath was placed at the state Capitol on Monday to honor and remember veterans during the holiday season. It was one of dozens placed simultaneously Monday and hundreds to be placed through the... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Granite Education Foundation seeks award nominees

The Granite Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the Excel Award, recognizing and honoring teachers and administrators who have a track record of improving the lives of their students. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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New 70 mph freeway speed limit signs go up along Wasatch Front

Ninety-nine new signs went up along I-15 and I-215 Monday through the urban areas of the Wasatch Front proclaiming the speed limit had been officially raised from 65 mph to 70 mph. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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UTA adds 5 new ski bus shelters

Five new ski bus shelters have been added for Utah Transit Authority bus stops near ski areas. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Students practice computer coding at Capitol

Gov. Gary Herbert joined students for an "Hour of Code," in which they worked on computer coding games, and learned about science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and the value of... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Chaplains, ministers help with spiritual healing at Utah hospitals

Chaplains and ministers are among those who promote spiritual healing at Utah's hospitals. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Give Christmas service to those who serve

Robert, whose name has been changed, did humanitarian work in West Africa following high school. In doing so, he deepened his interest in easing the burdens of people around him. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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'I was really scared,' says 6-year-old who was trapped in a manhole

A 6-year-old Herriman boy recounts his experience of being trapped in a manhole and meets the K9 search dog that saved his life. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Noted LDS poet, author Emma Lou Thayne dies at 90

Emma Lou Warner Thayne, noted LDS writer and poet, passed away Saturday after a lifetime of service to her family and the Salt Lake community. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Kids shop with cops for Christmas at annual holiday event

Police officers across northern Utah joined up with kids for the 24th annual Shop with a Cop event, during which kids from low-income families got an opportunity to buy presents for themselves and... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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