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Utah's Tibetan community prays, mourns for Nepal earthquake victims

Members of Utah's TIbetan community came together Sunday in prayer for those impacted by earthquake.

Bishop John C. Wester appointed Archbishop of Sante Fe by Pope

The diocese of Salt Lake City announced Monday morning that Bishop John C. Wester has been appointed the twelfth Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico by Pope Francis. Read more »

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83-year-old volunteer a 'classroom grandparent' for West Valley first-graders

Veteran Eugene Ward, 83, known to the children of Redwood Elementary School as "Mr. Gene," is a regular volunteer in the classroom of first-grade teacher Marta Welch. He has been teaching children... Read more »

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Utah's Tibetan community prays, mourns for Nepal earthquake victims

Members of Utah's TIbetan community came together Sunday in prayer for those impacted by the devastating earthquake in Nepal. A leader of the Utah Tibetan Association says there are about 30,000... Read more »

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Family wins security system, keeps son on autism spectrum safe

A Salt Lake City family is getting some peace of mind after winning an essay contest for a free security system. They say the system allows them to better protect their son, who has an autism... Read more »

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Herbert, legislative leaders to talk Medicaid expansion with feds in D.C.

Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., next week to talk about Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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Photos: Festival celebrates, shares Japanese culture

The 10th annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival was held Saturday, April 25 in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Utah author Matthew Kirby shares about writing for young readers, new book 'The Arctic Code'

Utah middle grade author Matthew J. Kirby talks about his latest release, "The Arctic Code," and writing for young readers. Read more »

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Utah construction companies fined, ordered to pay back wages after 5-year investigation

A five-year investigation into several Utah and Arizona construction companies resulted in repaid back wages and damages for more than 1,000 workers in the two states, according to the U.S.... Read more »

April 25, 2015

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Cottonwood Heights mayor defends police search of drug database

Cottonwood Heights Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore on Friday defended his police department's search of the state's prescription drug database that led to criminal charges against a United Fire Authority... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Book review: Historical romance 'A Hope Remembered' is a fun battle of wits

Utah romance author Stacy Henrie ties Christian themes with feisty, strong characters in a battle of wits in the fun, romantic and beautiful novel "A Hope Remembered." Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Envision Utah survey points out tough choices on water use

How willing are you to give up your lawn if it means saving water for your great-grandchildren to drink? Or will you pay more to ensure the latest water-saving technology is being used? A survey... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Husband and wife of 74 years die hours apart in Salt Lake City

A Salt Lake couple who had been married for more than 74 years both died on April 7, less than six hours apart. Marcus Yensen held the gates of heaven open so his wife, Madelyn, could walk in... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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West Jordan hosting storm water open house

West Jordan is hosting an open house for residents to learn about storm drain infrastructure. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Gardening project encourages organ donation

Volunteers with Intermountain Donor Services commemorated National Donate Life month on Friday by planting 123 flowers in the gardens surrounding the Celebration of Life Donor Monument,... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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South Salt Lake fire is second in 3 days fueled by cottonwood seeds

A fire apparently fueled by cottonwood seeds spread to four adjacent properties in South Salt Lake Monday. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Charges: Man beat friend to death when he wouldn't lend him money

A man suspected of killing his childhood friend earlier this month because he allegedly wouldn't lend him money has been charged with murder. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Unwarranted drug database search prompts new Utah law, lawsuits

A United Fire Authority assistant chief says an unwarranted police search of the state's prescription drug database that led to criminal charges against him turned his life upside down. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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‘Tootsie,’ ‘Trapped By Mormons’ among vintage movies to play in theaters

Vintage movies scheduled for local theaters over the next month include Dustin Hoffman as “Tootsie,” Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as “The Blues Brothers,” and two... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah Symphony to perform childhood favorites

The Utah Symphony is preparing to perform a fun-filled program full of music from classic children’s adventures. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Red Butte Garden concert series features Lindsay Stirling, Ryan Adams, Passion Pit

The lineup for the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series features a diverse mix of classic rock, country, '90s radio favorites and plenty of recognizable names, including a YouTube star... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Man playing with fire sparked West Valley fourplex blaze, officials say

A fire that displaced 28 people and destroyed a fourplex Wednesday in West Valley City was the result of carelessness, fire officials say. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Children's Dance Theatre prepares for spring concert

Dancers with Children's Dance Theatre went through final rehearsal on Thursday for their spring concert "Crumb and the Pirates," at Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Amanda Smith to step down as head of state environmental agency

Amanda Smith, executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, is stepping down to pursue opportunities in the private sector after six years at the helm of the state agency. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Utah GOP leaders going forward with new requirements for candidates

Utah GOP leaders agreed Wednesday to continue working on a plan to set new requirements for Republican candidates amid the party's ongoing lawsuit over legislative changes to the nomination process. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Report: Prison didn't call about no-show medical technician for 2 days

A University of Utah Health Care investigation into an inmate's death released Wednesday indicates that the prison didn't call a university dialysis center until two days after a medical technician... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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