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Owens participates in Rotary Club debate solo

Democrat Doug Owens won over at least two GOP voters after his solo appearance at the Rotary Club.

'Noxious weed' could be answer to long-term drought, lawn expert says

The man in charge of keeping the campus green at the University of Utah is calling for the state to lift its ban on a so-called "noxious weed." He believes it could be part of the answer to... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Construction ongoing at Abravanel Hall plaza

Aerial photographs captured ongoing construction at Abravanel Hall. Salt Lake County is turning the plaza near the concert hall into an urban park. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Workers perform maintenance on Temple Square flagpole

Workers had a task with a view as they performed maintenance on a flagpole on Temple Square in Salt Lake City Monday. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Two wanted in takeover-style bank robbery

Police were looking Monday for two men suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in a takeover-style robbery. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed to speak at SLCC

Salt Lake Community College will host Cheryl Strayed, author of New York Times best-seller "Wild," as a guest speaker for the Tanner Forum on Social Ethics. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Virtual training facility helps officers make split-second decisions

Police have trained at gun ranges for years, but for the past 11 months they've been able to get additional training on an indoor, state-of-the-art simulator. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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3 children removed from dirty, 'dangerous' Salt Lake home

Three children were left unattended Sunday in a Salt Lake house with "living conditions (that) were found to be dangerous," according to police. The children were taken into protective custody. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Man does unsolicited yard work, then forces woman to pay him, police say

A man who police say has a history of doing yard work for people without being asked and then pressuring them into paying him was arrested over the weekend after investigators say he did it again. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Winder announces new police training aimed at canine interactions

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said all his police officers will take on new training designed to produce a better result in interactions with dogs and other family pets. His political... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Foothill Boulevard to partially reopen after pipeline break

Salt Lake City officials said two northbound lanes and a southbound lane on Foothill Boulevard will be reopened in time for the Monday morning commute after a major pipeline break left four homes... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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More Utahns get health insurance as Affordable Care Act rules take effect

The number of uninsured Utahns has decreased as the economy rebounds and some additional options have become available to procure health insurance. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder weighing pros, cons of police body cameras

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder is looking for input on the future of body cameras for police officers. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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5-year-old leukemia survivor dons police badge to battle bad guys for a day

Lucas Aguilar spent Saturday fighting bad guys with the K-9 unit, shooting (pellet) guns and searching for superheroes at Utah's Hogle Zoo. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Crews practice preparation for disaster at Salt Lake airport

Police, fire and emergency management teams responded to flames, costume wounds and carnage littering the ground during a mock incident Friday afternoon at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Group to study how Salt Lake police handles sex assault cases

The Salt Lake City Police Department is ready to open its doors to be evaluated on how officers handle sexual assault cases. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Doug Robinson: A former governor speaks about the issues of the day

Former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter was asked to share his thoughts about several of today's current political issues …. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Photos: Overstock breaks ground on new corporate campus in Midvale

Overstock breaks ground on its new corporate campus in Midvale. In addition to the central office building, the campus will include an amenities building, park-like open green space and a parking... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Global forest conference draws thousands to Salt Lake, showcases Wasatch forest

Climate change, bark beetles and cataclysmic wildfires are changing the face of modern forests and posing new challenges. An international group of experts met this week in Salt Lake City to... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Singers of all ages try out to sing the national anthem at Jazz games

Individuals and small groups of up to eight people perform the national anthem during tryouts at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Man attempted to sexually attack Sandy sunbather, police say

Police are looking for a man who attempted to gag and sexually assault a woman sunbathing at a pool last month. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Love, Owens release conflicting internal polls

The 4th District congressional race continued to heat up Thursday with the release of conflicting poll results by Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Setting a pace: Salt Lake school runs annual 5K

The picturesque neighborhood surrounding Churchill Junior High School in Salt Lake City served as a running track for students, parents, and staff. Churchill’s annual 5K Fun Run began in 1977. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Family makes plea to public to help find missing Murray woman

Friends and family members of a woman missing for 12 days made a plea to the public Thursday to help find their missing loved one. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Doug Robinson: The carpenter from West Valley

Norm Bangerter has left politics and a business career behind but he is still serving his church, just as he always did, this time with a new wife by his side. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014

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University of Utah professor to receive Gandhi Peace Award

Gail Blattenberger, longtime professor of economics at the University of Utah, has devoted her life to three causes, peace, poverty, and the environment. Her lifetime commitment to those causes has earned her the Gandhi Peace Award. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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