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Bus ads bringing thousands of dollars in revenue

The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session

Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Police investigate shooting death in Salt Lake neighborhood

A man whose body was found on a street corner in Salt Lake City's Poplar Grove neighborhood Thursday is likely the victim of a homicide, police confirmed. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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World War II veterans grateful for recognition on Utah Honor Flight

World War II veteran Fred Roberts can't find the words to express his gratitude for the recognition of his service and sacrifice as he boarded the Utah Honor Flight Thursday with dozens of other... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Utah minority students learning English but not applying it in other subjects

Students learning English as a second language in Utah schools are progressing and maintaining proficiency, but they're having trouble using English in actual subjects. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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146 people become U.S. citizens in ceremony

The United States welcomed 146 new citizens at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services saw the new citizens take the oath during a... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah’s water future: Develop or conserve?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state, whether the Beehive State is going dry or whether water is not priced aggressively enough to merit... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah senator aims to bring computer coding to every student

A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah facing affordable housing crisis, advocates tell lawmakers

Rising demand and stagnant federal funding are just two reasons Utah is facing an affordable housing crisis, advocates and officials told state lawmakers Wednesday. Utah needs 44,000 units of... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Protest ride results in charges against commissioner, amps up federal showdown

An ATV ride in May over protest of trail closures in Recapture Canyon led to criminal charges lodged against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman. Lawmakers also railed against federal overreach... Read more »

Sept. 17, 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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Stericycle critics: Shut it down now

An anonymous whistleblower interviewed on EnviroNews claims radioactive material was illegally incinerated at Stericycle's North Salt Lake plant. The allegation renews calls by critics for the... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Students receive anti-bullying message

Oquirrh Elementary students received t-shirts donated by Shoe Carnival as part of the Walk Tall, Respect for All anti-bullying campaign. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Senate confirms Sen. John Valentine to head Utah Tax Commission

Though his Senate colleagues said it was hard to let him go, they unanimously confirmed Sen. John Valentine to head the Utah Tax Commission on Wednesday. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Cowboy Fest this weekend at Natural History Museum

The Cowboy Festival to celebrate the horse and its many contributions to the culture of Utah will be held throughout the weekend of Sept. 20-21 at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Granite School District to host parent seminars on youth protection

Granite School District will host six parent seminars in several locations this fall in an effort to educate parents about youth protection strategies and services Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Bank robber takes off disguise — in front of camera, police say

A suspected bank robber was arrested Wednesday shortly after his alleged crime after police say he left his personal identification behind. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Lawmakers, critics debate 'militarization' of Utah police agencies

State lawmakers justified Utah police agencies arming themselves with military surplus weapons and vehicles Wednesday, while a critic of the trend says it tells communities that police view them as... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Canyons District announces 2014 Apex Award honorees

The Canyons Board of Education and administration have announced the winners of the 2014 Apex Awards, the highest honors given in Canyons School District. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Groups appeal decision in Utah nuclear power plant case

A consortium of environmental groups are challenging a district court judge's ruling upholding Utah's decision to allow more than 50,000 acre-feet of water to be diverted for use in a planned... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah Supreme Court rules in favor of Draper voters in taxation dispute

The Utah Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of residents of Draper's Traverse Ridge Special Services District, allowing them to vote on a taxation dispute with the city. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Lawmakers, business leaders back bill requiring civics test

Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill that would require high school students to pass a U.S. civics test in order to graduate. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says

Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised by any new national monument designation near Canyonlands National Park. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Would-be bank robbers leave empty handed — twice

Salt Lake police suspect that two would-be bank robbers failed not once, but twice, at getting away with any money. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Cities to celebrate completion of S-Line Greenway

Community leaders from Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake will mark the completion of the S-Line Greenway, Utah's first multimodal recreation corridor. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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