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A city that cares: Sandy Improvement District providing sewer insurance

Sandy launched a new insurance program to help homeowners with the cost of repairing damaged sewer lines.

Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November

Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 4-11. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Martin MacNeill files appeal of murder conviction

Martin MacNeill, sentenced to prison a little over a week ago for the 2007 murder of his wife, has filed an appeal. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Police recover 2 guns from fatal shooting scene but don't arrest gunman

It will be up to the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office to decide if any charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man at a party over the weekend. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Romney, Huntsman may both be taking nontraditional routes to another White House run

While speculation that Mitt Romney may make a third presidential run is increasing, another former White House candidate with Utah ties is sparking new talk that he, too, might run again. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in accident

A West Valley man, 22, was critically injured after a van turned in front of the motorcycle he was driving, Sunday evening. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Hundreds gather to fight childhood cancer, Olson family remembers Brylee

Hundreds gathered at the CureSearch walk Saturday to raise money to cure childhood cancer. Last year Brylee Olson was honored as a hero in her battle against caner. This year her family released a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Storms slam Utah, wet weather not over yet

A series of powerful storms slammed Utah Saturday, flooding some areas in the state, shutting down traffic in Zion National Park and stranding about 200 college students overnight in a muddy mess... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Weekend storm to deliver first taste of fall for Utah

Kiss those summer temperatures goodbye and brace for the year's first taste of fall with a storm expected to land in Utah Friday night. The storm will bring heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Judge, family weigh mercy and justice for man who killed stranger

Talon Hamann was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison Friday in the violent stabbing death of 25-year-old Michael Workman. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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'Body Worlds' brings health education focus to The Leonardo

“Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life,” an exhibition featuring plastinated body specimens that walks visitors through how the human body changes over time, opens today at The Leonardo. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Coast-to-coast horseback ride against the BLM begins, headed to Utah

A 2,800-mile horseback ride across the country began Friday in California and is slated to end in 20 days in Washington, D.C. The Grass March Cowboy Express, which will hit Utah on Wednesday, was... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Photos: AAA offers free child car seat inspections

AAA Utah partnered with the Salt Lake County Health Department, Safe Kids Salt Lake County, Highway Safety Office, and The Discovery Gateway Museum for Children to offer free child safety seat... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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No criminal charges will be filed in Dickey's toxic tea case

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced that no charges would be filed in connection with an incident at a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan on Aug. 10 that sent a customer to the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Fire rips through three Salt Lake structures

Strong winds ahead of an expected storm front caused a garage fire to spread to two other structures Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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2 officers cleared in fatal shooting of Millcreek man

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old Millcreek man in July by two Unified police officers was legally justified. Police fired 25... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Man carjacked after agreeing to give stranger a ride

A Sandy man was quickly captured by police early Friday after allegedly carjacking a Good Samaritan and abandoning his car on the freeway. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Bicyclist in 'grave' condition after being hit by drunk driver, police say

A South Salt Lake man remained hospitalized Friday in extremely critical condition after being hit on his bicycle by an alleged drunk driver late Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Teen stabs stepfather while he drives, police say

Police say a 16-year-old boy stabbed his stepfather during an argument in their car Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Case of baby girl's death heard in court for first time since 1988

A man charged in a 26-year-old murder case involving a baby girl appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Doctor house calls no longer a thing of the past for one Utah community

University of Utah Health Care's South Jordan Health Clinic offers home visits for newborn babies in their first week of life. Doctors say they are changing to meet the access needs of patients. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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North Salt Lake hosts benefit golf tournament for displaced family

North Salt Lake is hosting a benefit golf tournament for a family displaced by a landslide in August. Donations from the tournament will go toward an effort to build a new home for the Utrilla family. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Magna horse owner charged in deaths of 10 animals

The owner of 10 horses that died from dehydration in July has been charged with cruelty to animals. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Volunteers give back at Kearns Junior High

Volunteers gave back to their community by performing remodeling at Kearns Junior High School on Thursday. The volunteers also sorted library books into grade levels and assembled hygiene kits for... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Governor orders criminal probe, workplace safety investigation of Stericycle

A three-pronged investigation into the activities at the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake was ordered by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Thursday. He wants a criminal... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Group organizing separate survey about fate of Mulligans

The group Save Mulligans is calling on South Jordan residents to make their collective voices heard regarding the fate of the popular local sports and entertainment venue in an independent survey... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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