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Police, others pitch in to replace wheelchair stolen from Navy vet

Unified police officer Mikal Wersland told Roy Feragen that investigators had served a search warrant looking for his stolen wheelchair and that he was needed to identify evidence. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Firing squad's return in Utah may hasten end of death penalty, Sister Prejean says

Utah's reinstatement of the firing squad in the event drugs are not available to carry out an execution may hasten the end of the death penalty, says Sister Helen Prejean, a renowned capital... Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Colorado teen who likely died in Utah was stuffed in suitcase, police say

The body of a Colorado teenager believed to have died in a Utah hotel room was found stuffed in a suitcase, according to a newly released search warrant affidavit. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Tanya Vea named vice president, general manager of KSL

Tanya Vea was announced Tuesday as vice president and general manager of KSL-TV and KSL Newsradio. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Gov. signs white-collar crime, 'right to try,' e-cigarette bills

Gov. Gary Herbert signed 42 bills Tuesday, including measures creating a white-collar crime offender registry, allowing people with terminal illnesses access to experimental treatments, and... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Road Home overflow shelter torn down to make way for new facility

Demolition is underway at the Road Home's overflow homeless shelter in Midvale. The building is being torn down to make way for a new facility, which will be designed to better shelter families. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Salt Lake City to become next Google Fiber city

Salt Lake City is set to join Provo and six other U.S. cities to offer super high-speed Internet service through Google Fiber. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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New college program targets student entrepreneurs

A worldwide search is underway for 400 students to participate in a new and unique college program at the University of Utah. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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3 percent college tuition increase on the table for 2015-16

The Utah Board of Regents is expected to approve a 3 percent tuition increase Friday for Utah's colleges and universities. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Scene of man pointing a gun at another man more complicated than it appears

A video of a man detaining another man at gunpoint along a busy Salt Lake City street was going viral online Monday, as police explained the complicated details behind it and why nobody was... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Design completed for new Midvale Middle School

Students, employees and community members have come up with a design for the new Midvale Middle School. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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U. hosting annual Latinos in Action conference

The University of Utah is hosting nearly 2,000 Latino youths this week for the annual Latinos in Action conference. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Boy with spina bifida gets freedom on four wheels

With the push of his thumb, Adrian, who has spina bifida, gets freedom on four wheels. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Utah plan for endangered prarie dogs approved

Members of the Utah Wildlife Board earlier this month approved the Utah Prairie Dog Management Plan for Non-federal Lands. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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UTA aims to reduce emissions on paratransit buses

Utah Transit Authority is taking steps to help paratransit vehicles reduce emissions and save fuel. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Dramatic increase in Alzheimer's patients predicted in next 10 years

Report shows many patients are not told by doctors that they have alzheimer's until disease has taken hold. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Police: Holladay man met teen online, lured her for sex

A Holladay man lured a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him after meeting her online, police say, and they are seeking his arrest. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Demolition of Road Home's Midvale shelter starts Tuesday

Demolition of the Road Home's winter overflow shelter is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, making way for a new facility designed for the purposes of sheltering families and providing effective... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Herbert's signature finalizes return of Utah's firing squad

Gov. Gary Herbert signed one of the 2015 Utah Legislature’s most controversial bills on Monday to designate the firing squad as the state’s backup execution method. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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University of Utah student technology illuminates impacts of solar power

The University of Utah unveiled student-made technology Monday that university students and officials hope will open eyes to the potential of solar power and other renewable energy systems. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Sen. Mike Lee not ready to endorse Ted Cruz for president

Sen. Mike Lee isn't ready to endorse anyone, including his closest political ally, newly announced GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, in the 2016 race for the White House. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Theater review: A lot to love in Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘I Hate Hamlet’

There are sparkling performances to savor in Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of “I Hate Hamlet," which offers affectionate amusement for grown-up theatergoers in search of an... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Shurtleff evidence hearing will begin in June right after Swallow's ends

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says he is anxious to have his preliminary hearing. His will begin on June 15, one week after John Swallow's separate preliminary hearing begins on June 8. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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U's answer to need for STEM workers? Let kids have fun with science

About 2,000 fifth- and sixth-grade students from school districts across the Wasatch Front will participate in a five-day event at the University of Utah. The event is organized by the U.’s... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Meetings to discuss future of 2300 East Town Center

The Salt Lake County Office of Township services will hold a series of meetings to discuss the future of the 2300 East Town Center development plan. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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