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An early Christmas: Community helps fill boy's final days with celebration

More than 150 people showed up Friday night to support Ethan Van Leuven, a 4-year-old fighting cancer.

Annual NAACP event calls for increased voter participation in Utah

The NAACP's Salt Lake branch focused on civic engagement and the importance of voter access and participation at its annual banquet Friday. Read more »

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Photos: Bison Roundup underway at Antelope Island

This annual Bison Roundup on Antelope Island is taking place this weekend, Friday and Saturday. Read more »

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Mia Love raising more money than Doug Owens in 4th District

Republican Mia Love continues to raise more money than Doug Owens, her Democratic opponent in the 4th District congressional race, according to their campaigns' final financial reports before the... Read more »

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'Overwhelming' community, national support for little boy with cancer

More than 150 people showed up Friday night to support Ethan Van Leuven, a 4-year-old who has won the hearts of the nation with his fight against cancer. Read more »

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Photos: Mothers Without Borders hosts charity boutique

Mothers Without Borders is hosting the ninth annual Charity Boutique Fridaytake "Friday" out for print and Saturday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Bid farewell to extra warm October — taste of true fall is coming

The unseasonably warm October on the Wasatch Front is nearing an end, pushed out the door Sunday with a cold front that will drop temperatures by as much as 15 degrees than what is typical. It will... Read more »

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West Jordan seeking volunteers for city committees

West Jordan is seeking residents to serve on any of its volunteer committees. There are openings on almost every panel. Read more »

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South Salt Lake starting bulky waste cleanup

South Salt Lake has implemented a bulky waste cleanup program to begin in November that will continue thereafter in the spring and fall. Read more »

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Veterans invited to Hero 2 Hired job fair

Veterans, active duty military members, National Guard and Army Reserve members and military spouses who are seeking employment are invited to the Hero 2 Hired job fair. Read more »

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Radon poster contest winners announced

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality Division of Radiation Control has announced the three student winners for the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest. Read more »

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Salt Lake City FruitShare program leads to 25,000 pounds of donated fruit

Salt Lake City's FruitShare program has donated about 25,000 pounds of fruit to local food assistance programs in need of fresh produce. Read more »

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District attorney asks A.G. to consider appealing dismissal of Shaun Cowley case

The Salt Lake County district attorney has asked the Utah Attorney General's Office to take a look at the Shaun Cowley manslaughter case and decide whether to appeal the judge's decision to dismiss... Read more »

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Kearns man dies after motorcycle crashes into tree

A Kearns man died Thursday night after crashing his motorcycle into a tree. Read more »

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Updated newborn screening test picks up rare condition in Utah baby

A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal condition. Read more »

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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

After finishing 10th at the box office last week with just less than $4 million, "Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend. With a total take of $4.5 million, it now is the 37th... Read more »

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Camp Williams, surrounding cities seek funding to avoid encroachment

Camp Williams and leaders from surrounding cities are seeking funds and methods to avoid encroachment surrounding the base while still finding compatible uses for lands surrounding it. Read more »

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Utahns turn out to view a partial eclipse of the sun

A natural wonder took place in the sky Thursday afternoon, and many Utahns took the opportunity to witness it. A partial solar eclipse started just after 3 p.m. and ended shortly before 6 p.m. Read more »

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Stay lifted on adoptions by same-sex parents in Utah

The Utah Supreme Court lifted a stay Thursday on same-sex adoptions in the state. Read more »

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Police arrest 4 in doorstep shooting of West Valley man

Four people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 72-year-old man who was hit as he answered the door of his West Valley home on Sept. 27. Read more »

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Utah improves score in national rankings on energy efficiency

State energy-efficiency policies that span transportation, how buildings are put together and energy consumption reduction requirements were graded state by state by the American Council for an... Read more »

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National Guard, DPS weigh possible 'consequences' for officers after racy photo shoot

Military personnel involved in the unauthorized filming of a pin-up calendar photo and video shoot earlier this year at Camp Williams could face fines, loss of rank or forced retirement, according... Read more »

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Utah facility gets $1M to study breast cancer

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute will get more than $1 million in the next three years to study breast cancer metastasis. Read more »

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No special session for Medicaid expansion alternative, governor says

Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday he no longer plans to call the Legislature into special session to consider his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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Credit union gathers items for Utah Food Bank

America First Credit Union is celebrating a decade of giving with its 10th Annual Community Food Drive, held at all branch locations. Read more »

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Several national parks vandalized, including 2 in Utah, investigators say

Investigators are tracking a serial vandal responsible for painting images in national parks across the West. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson confirmed vandalism in several parks including... Read more »

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