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Home makeover honors refugee family's service to Karen community

The LDS Corner Canyon's 6th Ward's makeover of a Burmese refugee family's home honors the couple's service

Utah members of Congress slam Obama's immigration reform plan

Members of Utah's congressional delegation responded Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive action to change immigration policy. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Health officials have monitored 5 West Africa travelers in Utah

Utah health officials are continuing to monitor three of five individuals who have returned to the state from travel in Ebola-stricken areas of West Africa. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Bill would increase noncustodial parents' time with children

A legislative committee Wednesday debated proposed legislation that could slightly increase the minimum time noncustodial parents can spend with their children. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Retiring House speaker wants place at table for lawmakers on testing range expansion

Retiring House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, said Wednesday lawmakers need to be involved in the negotiations to expand the federal government's Utah Test and Training Range. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Utah's concealed carry firearm permits popular around U.S.

Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah's concealed firearm permits each year. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Police still looking for person who threatened shooting at Brighton High

Five days after Brighton High School received undisclosed threats via social media, Cottonwood Heights police released new information Wednesday about the nature of the threats. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Firing squads could be legal again in Utah

A legislative committee passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state to use a firing squad to execute death row inmates when the drugs necessary for lethal injection are not available. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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'Grinch' musical brings Christmas fun, Seuss-style

The Broadway touring production of "Grinch the Musical" is like walking through the pages of the Seuss classic. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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State seeks to drop racketeering charge against ex-A.G. Mark Shurtleff

State prosecutors asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss one of the 10 felony public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Power, Utah Food Bank team on refrigerator recycling

Old refrigerators can now help feed hungry Utah families. Rocky Mountain Power will now pay customers $30 for their refrigerator, or that money can be donated directly to Utah Food Bank. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Parking options to be expanded near Delicate Arch

The National Park Service has announced work will go forward on projects near Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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FanX returns in January with 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher in lineup

Salt Lake Comic Con is planning a smaller, high-quality FanX event coming in January, with "Star Wars" icon Carrie Fisher among the first named guests. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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UTA adding bike lockers, amenities at stations

Utah Transit Authority is providing new options for people who commute by bicycle. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Police looking for bank robber who had explosive device

Police are looking for a man who they say entered the University Federal Credit Union, 490 E. 500 South, Tuesday night with a gun and improvised explosive device before leaving the scene with cash. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Project Uplift provides resources for homeless, others at risk

From haircuts to help finding work, more than 30 nonprofit, government and private sector partners took part Tuesday in the inaugural Project Uplift, an information and resource fair intended to... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Republicans gain 3 more seats in Utah Legislature

With provisional and mail-in ballots finalized, Republicans trailing by only a handful of votes on Election Day have won seats previously held by Democrats, painting the GOP-held state House even redder. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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3rd District Court to launch therapeutic court for veterans in January

The Salt Lake County Council on Tuesday approved the hiring of a Unified Police Department detective to join the interdisciplinary team that will work with a veterans court to be launched in 3rd... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Imbibing in Utah grows with population, state alcohol report shows

Utahns sipped a little more wine this year than last. And downed more spirits and heavy beer and flavored malt beverages, too, according the state alcohol department annual report. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Missing girls located, booked into juvenile detention

Two girls who ran away from a youth home Sunday have been found and booked into a secure juvenile detention center. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Car registered to Mark Shurtleff used in burglary

Three men were arrested by Cottonwood Heights police Monday night after allegedly burglarizing a house. Their alleged getaway vehicle is registered to former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Man admits brutally killing elderly Murray woman in her home

The man accused of breaking into the house of an 85-year-old Murray woman, killing and robbing her before setting her house on fire, pleaded guilty Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Brighton Ski Resort opens

Brighton Ski Resort opened for the season on Wednesday, and skiers and snowboarders made their way up Big Cottonwood Canyon to take to the slopes. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Santa Claus is coming to City Creek

City Creek Center is kicking off the holiday season with the arrival of Santa Claus on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Crispi pleads guilty to reckless burning in bacon-fueled blaze

A woman who used burning bacon to help set fire to the inside of her ex-boyfriend's Uintah County home has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Utah Autism Waiver Program accepting applications

Autism spectrum disorders affect many families here in Utah. The Utah Health Department says the Children's Autism Waiver Program is in high demand. Each year about 290 kids are accepted, and right now there are 25 open spots. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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