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E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens.

E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens. Read more »

12 hours ago

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West Valley hosts National Night Out Against Crime celebration

Zachary Felt has his photo taken during West Valley City's National Night Out Against Crime celebration Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Educators expected successes in second year of SAGE

Overall improvement in proficiency rates on standardized tests from 2014 was something educators expected to see, but some of the numbers are showing surprisingly rapid trends of improvement... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Hostage standoff in West Valley City ends peacefully

A more than five-hour standoff and hostage situation in West Valley ended peacefully Monday. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Bluffdale to hold public meeting for new parks plan

Bluffdale will hold a public meeting to discuss a new master plan for the city’s parks and recreation department. Read more »

16 hours ago

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New U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber takes oath of office

Colleagues and friends described new U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber as anything but complacent as he took the oath office Monday as the 37th U.S. Attorney for Utah in a ceremony at the U.S.... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Security guard fires shot inside West Valley driver license office

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside a state Driver License Division office resulted in a shot from the security guard's gun being fired. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Salt Lake School District Superintendent McKell Withers announces retirement

Salt Lake City School District Superintendent McKell Withers announced late last week his plan to retire at the end of the 2015-16 school year after holding the position for 13 years. Read more »

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Utah's top 25 schools in each subject based on SAGE results

We've compiled a list of the top 25 best high schools, junior high/middle/intermediate schools and elementary schools. Read more »

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Body of missing Colorado man last spotted in Salt Lake in 2012 found in Nevada

The body of a Colorado man who went missing three years ago while riding an Amtrak train home has been found in Nevada, authorities said Sunday. He was last seen getting off a train in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Zombie walk scares up donations for Utah Food Bank

A herd of hungry zombies roamed downtown Salt Lake City Sunday in hopes of scaring up food for the Utah Food Bank. Read more »

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Families of men shocked in electrical accident thankful for support

The man who was electrocuted by a power line while working on the roof of a Draper business Friday left behind a wife and three children. One of the two other men who were critically injured in the... Read more »

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2 fires in West Valley City destroy 3 cars, kill 3 horses

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses. Read more »

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Man struck, killed by motor home in Salt Lake City

A man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a motor home in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Utah Food Bank security breach exposes 10,000 donors' personal info

A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts brings British landscapes to Utah

"The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales" is a touring exhibit visiting through Dec. 13 at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Mestizo Gallery exhibit 'Proof' presents photographic portrait of Salt Lake City

The Mestizo Gallery exhibition "Proof" examines the individual personalities that constitute Salt Lake City's collective identity. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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13-year-old keeps dad alive after he was injured by falling boulder

Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Herriman man dies following fistfight with girlfriend's brother, police say

A Herriman man died Saturday hours after he was punched and knocked unconscious in a fight with his girlfriend's brother whom she had called to rescue her, police said. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Photo gallery: Japanese Fall Festival celebrates culture

Okinawa dancers wait for their turn to perform at the Aki Matsuri Japanese Fall Festival at the Japanese Church of Christ in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The annual celebration is... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Elderly man hit by car, killed while crossing street to buy food

An elderly Magna man was hit and killed by a minivan while crossing the street to get food Friday evening. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Federal judge recuses himself in criminal case against San Juan County Commissioner

Less than three weeks before a scheduled sentencing, a federal judge has recused himself in the case against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman for the ATV protest ride he organized and led in... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Father's 7-year fight for child adopted in Utah without his consent moves forward

The biological father of a child who, as a newborn, was placed for adoption in Utah without his knowledge or consent has another opportunity to seek custody of his daughter under a new Colorado... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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U. welcomes first expanded class of medical students

The University of Utah welcomed 122 first-year medical students Friday, the first expanded medical class at the U. since the passage of SB42, legislation meant to address the shortage of physicians... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Becker, Biskupski gearing up for tight mayoral race

With about two months until the general election, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are digging in their heels for a fierce race. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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