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Are 'calm' South Jordan burglars tied to other burglary strings?

A group of brazen burglars who recently victimized residents in Bluffdale may have hit South Jordan.

Worshippers attend Utah Showcase at Salt Lake Tabernacle for Episcopal Conference

Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Becker, challengers square off in Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Issues related to homelessness and the controversy surrounding Police Chief Chris Burbank's resignation highlighted the first televised debate of this year's Salt Lake City's mayoral race. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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LDS Church donates to Utah Pride Center's efforts to feed homeless youths

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Mentoring program designed to help new teachers

School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Independence Day means it's time to hit the road

“Overall, Mountain West residents are taking a long deserved getaway, driven by a stronger economy and rising income,” Rolayne Fairclough, AAA Utah spokesperson, said. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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All faiths invited to join prayer for Nepal at Tibetan temple

People of all faiths are invited to join in a three-day, nonstop prayer for Nepal at the traditional Tibetan Buddhist temple at 740 S. 300 West. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Salt Lake County Council finalizes community preservation maps

After nearly a month of erasing and retracing, the borders of Salt Lake County’s townships and unincorporated borders have been set. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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2 suspected cholera cases being investigated in Salt Lake County

The Salt Lake County Health Department is investigating two suspected cases of cholera. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Fans needed to help elderly keep cool

The recent triple-digit temperatures are especially tough on Utah's senior citizens, and many don't have the means to cool off. That’s why Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services is asking... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Osprey Watch July 11 at Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Birding enthusiasts can see ospreys, in the air and on top of their nests, at the annual Flaming Gorge Osprey Watch. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Taylorsville man charged in alleged attack of police officer

The court case of a man charged with assaulting an officer while hosting a party full of underage drinkers has been moved to West Jordan. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Barricaded man considered shooting police K-9, surrendered without incident, police say

A man who officers say considered shooting a police K-9 during a brief standoff was eventually arrested without incident. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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86 Utah cities pushing for 1/4-cent sales tax increases

Scores of Wasatch Front mayors banded together Tuesday, urging county leaders to ask voters to consider a sales tax increase that would help pay for local transportation needs. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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United Way collecting donated school supplies

United Way of Salt Lake is holding its annual Stuff the Bus drive to gather school supplies for children in need. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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6-year-old recounts terror of man breaking into home, threatening to kill family

Five young children and their grandmother survived a terrifying experience Tuesday when police say a man who they suspect was high on drugs broke into their home and threatened to kill everyone... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Changes come to South Salt Lake Freedom Festival

South Salt Lake’s Freedom Festival will take on a new look this year as the festivities move to the morning and afternoon of the Fourth of July. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Photos: U. Continuing Education demolished to make room for Sandy housing

Crews began demolishing the 20,000-square-foot University of Utah Continuing Education building Tuesday in Sandy as they begin the construction process for a five-story luxury residential project. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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S.L. woman sentenced to prison for embezzling $500K from power company

An accounting clerk who embezzled more than a half million dollars from Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems will go to prison. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Holladay fire station to offer free CPR training

Unified Fire Station 104 in Holladay is offering free CPR training during July. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Salt Lake man investigating gunshots gets shot, police say

A Salt Lake man who went outside his apartment to see if anyone needed help after he heard gunshots was shot himself after exchanging fire with a group of men. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Sandy man beat woman, tried to put her in an oven, police say

A Sandy man was arrested in a disturbing case of domestic violence after police say he punched, kicked and stabbed his girlfriend and tried to force her into an oven while holding her against her... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Top Deseret News photos from last week (June 22 - 28)

This week's collection of photos features moments of sorrow, triumph, fun and silliness. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Canyons District to open online registration in August

Online registration for Canyons School District students begins Aug. 4 for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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TRAX, streetcar to operate late on July 4th

The Utah Transit Authority is offering late TRAX service to Independence Day revelers who are dependent on transit to attend festivities. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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10 Utahns charged in alleged identity theft scheme

Ten people face 66 total criminal charges for allegedly stealing people's identity to commit thousands of dollars in bank fraud. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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