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Security lapses surface: Chaffetz 'outraged' over threats to Obama, family

A security lapse by the Secret Service during a recent presidential visit endangered the life of Obama.

Hurricane man pleads guilty to threatening interracial family

A Hurricane man pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges for threatening to kill a family in his apartment complex if a black member of the family didn't move out. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Mike Lee proposes fixes for 'nasty set of problems' with tax code

U.S. Sens. Mike Lee and Marco Rubio proposed several changes to the tax code, including consolidating tax brackets, increasing tax credits for parents and eliminating penalties for couples who file... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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18th annual Golden Years Pageant offers mix of hilarity, tears

Eight men and 12 women competed in the 18th annual Mr. and Ms. Golden Years pageant Tuesday, the opening event of the Utah Health Care Association's annual convention. The pageant had moments of... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Death row inmate loses latest appeal with Utah Supreme Court

The Utah Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal from Ralph Leroy Menzies, who has been on death row for 26 years. But his federal court appeals could still take many years. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Plan for learning device in hands of each Utah student could cost $451M

It could cost as much as $451 million to put a personal computer in the hands of every Utah public school student and teacher, and state lawmakers could raise taxes to help pay for it. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Granite School District reminds teachers of don't ask/don't tell gun policy

If teachers are going to carry concealed weapons, they shouldn't advertise it, according to the Granite School District. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Shots fired after fight at high school in Millcreek

A fight that started at a school ended in gunshots Monday. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Utah's expanding Hispanic business at center of national convention

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its national convention Monday in Salt Lake City, offering training for Latino small-business owners and recognizing the growing role of Hispanic women in... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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'Five or six' possible sites for convention hotel in downtown Salt Lake City

Among the "five or six" possible locations for a planned headquarters hotel for the Salt Palace Convention Center are spots on the convention center grounds itself, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Poll: Utahns in favor of school teachers with guns

A new poll by UtahPolicy.com revealed 64 percent of Utahns are in support of teachers carrying concealed weapons in school, but some in law enforcement don't agree. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Bingham High students walk out over dress code

Some students at Bingham High School walked out of school Monday to protest the school’s dress code.Administrators say they gave the teens plenty of warning. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Creativity of ALS ice bucket challenge boosts charity's success

It's the goal of every charitable organization — spreading awareness and raising funds for a specific cause. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Man allegedly exposing himself near high school arrested

A naked man who police say was performing lewd acts in view of girls as they walked home from Brighton High School was arrested Monday afternoon. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Mountain lion caught in Foothill neighborhood Sunday

Officers spent Sunday afternoon chasing a mountain lion who was seen wandering in the Foothill neighborhood. They caught the animal Sunday evening. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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West Valley animal shelter hosting Pet Fest

The West Valley City Animal Shelter is hosting its fourth annual Pet Fest. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Tracy Aviary receives accreditation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has again granted accreditation to Tracy Aviary. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Police arrest armed man after foot chase in Salt Lake City

Police arrested an armed man after chasing him on foot through heavy pedestrian traffic Sunday night. Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Kearns man identified in Parleys Canyon motorcycle crash

The Utah Highway Patrol identified a man Sunday who died in a motorcycle crash Saturday. Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of sacrifice, heartbreak and redemption

A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after spending thousands of dollars, sacrificing a job, a car and many sleepless nights of worry about the baby boy they had to leave... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Photos: Selfless acts of organ, tissue donation are etched in glass

The names etched in glass represent lives given, shared and saved, and this year, 488 names were added to the Celebration of Life monument at Library Square. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, an LDS missionary serving in Oklahoma who was killed in August. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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The ghosts under our feet: 88 modern/historical photos show Salt Lake then and now

Since 1847, buildings in Salt Lake City have been built, demolished and replaced, cars and clothing have changed and streetcars have been replaced with TRAX. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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'To this day, I don't believe I did it': War memorials stir tender memories for Utah veterans

Seeing the World War II Memorial took Kay Smith back to harrowing experience in a Japanese rice paddy that he'd all but erased from his mind. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Despite growing pains, Salt Lake Comic Con nets another record-breaking event

Salt Lake Comic Con broke its own record for the third time in a row as more than 120,000 people flocked downtown for a three-day nerdy getaway. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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