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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records.

Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Man crashes minivan into flagpole outside Uintah County Library

Vernal police are trying to determine what caused a man to drive onto the plaza in front of the Uintah County Library and crash into a flagpole Tuesday. Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference. Read more »

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Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. He announced Tuesday that the goal appears to have been met and then some, with the... Read more »

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'Ticked Off' report shows people increasingly bugged by outdoor pests

Longer droughts, more intense and widespread wildfires, and the increasing prevalence of so-called superstorms are all possible indicators of a changing climate. A new report shows bugs and other... Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

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Couples oppose state request for more time to appeal gay marriage recognition ruling

Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

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Office of Child Care names new director

The Department of Workforce Services announced Tuesday a new director for the Office of Child Care. Read more »

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Canyons School District announces new safety policies for students on buses

The Canyons School District announced policy changes are being implemented to increase student safety following allegations against a bus driver on trial for alleged sexual abuse of two girls with... Read more »

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Poll: Utahns willing to fight for Amendment 3, believe victory unlikely

A recent poll shows the majority of Utahns support the state's decision to appeal the ruling that struck down Amendment 3, but an even greater number believe the Supreme Court will rule a ban on... Read more »

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Police investigate laser targeting aircraft near S.L. airport

Police are investigating reports of a laser being pointed into the cockpits of three aircraft approaching Salt Lake City International Airport on Sunday. Read more »

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Summer storms scrub ozone pollution

A healthy pattern of storm activity in recent weeks has helped reduce the Wasatch Front's ground-level ozone pollution. Humidity and cloud cover are chasing it away, making skies clear of the... Read more »

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State asks for more time to file appeal in gay marriage recognition case

Utah asked the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for more time Monday to file its appeal in a same-sex marriage recognition case. They are asking that the deadline be extended from Sept. 22 to Oct. 22. Read more »

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Protesters want answers, transparency in officer-involved shootings

People gathered Monday to demand answers and transparency from police regarding the shooting of Dillon Taylor, who was killed last week in a confrontation with police. Read more »

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UTA to upgrade downtown Salt Lake TRAX stations

The Utah Transit Authority is preparing to begin work on many of the downtown TRAX stations, beginning with Courthouse Station. Read more »

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Street Engagement Team pounds the pavement to help the homeless

Homeless services providers are teaming up to better meet the needs of homeless people in Pioneer Park and Rio Grande Street. The inaugural Street Engagement Team works to keep homeless people safe... Read more »

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3 others booked into jail after escaped inmate captured

Salt Lake County Jail officials said Monday they still don't know why an inmate who was due to be released in three months or less tried to escape from custody Sunday. Read more »

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First scores from SAGE testing expected to show drop in proficiency

Educators on Monday reviewed preliminary data from the state's SAGE computer adaptive testing system. Read more »

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Utah Technology Council announces Hall of Fame class

The Utah Technology Council has announced three inductees into the 2014 UTC Hall of Fame. Read more »

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Millcreek to host car show, movie night

Salt Lake County and the Millceek Community Council will sponsor a classic car show, dinner and movie night on Friday, Aug. 29. Read more »

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Detectives still gathering witness statements in downtown nightclub shooting

Police say they're still looking for witnesses and anyone who might have taken smartphone video of a downtown nightclub shooting late Saturday. Read more »

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