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Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of sacrifice, heartbreak and redemption

A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after sacrificing nearly everything

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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Police: Panhandler pulls woman from car after she didn't give him money

Police say an aggressive panhandler was arrested Tuesday after he smashed his guitar on a vehicle before pulling a woman out of the car and assaulting her for not giving him money. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Mom accused of stabbing two children charged with attempted murder

A West Valley City woman accused of stabbing her two children has been charged with attempted murder. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Gov. Herbert reports $166 million budget surplus

The state announced a $166 million budget surplus Tuesday, thanks to both savings and growth. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Love says commenting on Saratoga Springs shooting 'inappropriate'

Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, a candidate for Utah's 4th District congressional seat, said Tuesday it would be "inappropriate" for her to comment on the deadly police shooting of a young... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Statue of financial pioneer Marriner Eccles installed at state Capitol

A statue of Marriner S. Eccles, known as "the father of the federal reserve," was installed on the grounds of the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Leaders detail Utah's water challenges

A joint report to the Utah Water Development Commission described challenges faced by one of the state's most precious resources — from guarding against groundwater depletion, maintaining clean drinking water and ensure... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Letter for sewer insurance isn't a scam, Salt Lake official says

Salt Lake City residents recently received a letter from the director of Salt Lake City Public Utilities Department for water and sewer insurance. The offer from HomeServe is confusing to some... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Utah Court of Appeals overturns Ogden man's murder conviction

The Utah Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction of an Ogden man, saying the trial court excluded the testimonies of several key people in the case. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Mormon neighbors help Catholic nuns with annual Carmelite Fair

People from an LDS congregation will help Catholic members set up for the annual Carmelite Fair, held at the Carmelite Monastery in Holladay. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Man shot by police released from hospital, booked into jail

A man who was shot by police in August was released from the hospital and booked into jail on assault and other charges. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Salt Lake City is now 'Ski City USA' in new marketing campaign

Government, tourism and ski industry representatives unveiled Tuesday a new marketing campaign dubbing Salt Lake City — home to four world-class ski resorts — as "Ski City USA." Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Transportation and community planning meetings set for Utah County

Utah County residents and interested individuals are invited to learn about air quality, road and highway improvements, new community development and transit plans at a series of open houses. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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BLM oil leases spark protest from environmental groups

More than two dozen parcels in eastern Utah up for potential oil and gas development are being officially protested by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and other environmental groups that... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Governor appoints Kara Pettit to 3rd District Court

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Kara L. Pettit to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court. Subject to Senate confirmation, Petit will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Terry... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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3 South Jordan siblings battling rare disease where food could kill them

Three South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition. Friends and family are trying to raise money for genetic testing and treatment. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Utah Labor Commission offers grants to fund workplace safety promotion

The Utah Labor Commission is requesting applications to award funding for projects or initiatives demonstrating a commitment to workplace safety. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Millcreek Canyon road to close early for season

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Salt Lake County officials have announced that the Millcreek Canyon road will be closed beginning Sept. 21 for the removal and replacement of culverts. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Salt Lake City offers free, two-hour parking during project

Salt Lake City is now offering free two-hour parking along the 300 South protected bike lane construction corridor. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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American artifacts to be on display in Sandy

U.S. artifacts from the Brent F. Ashworth Collection will be on display at Sandy City Hall. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Salt Lake attorney charged with sons in drug case considers plea deal

An attorney with the Salt Lake City Police Department accused of making and selling drugs with his two sons waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in anticipation of making a plea deal with prosecutors. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Police say drugs found in rental car after chase

Police said they found drugs in a rental car after the driver led officers on a high-speed chase Tuesday morning that lasted about an hour. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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New definition of homeless would give kids more help

Expanding HUD's definition of homeless would make more funding available to homeless children living outside sheltering systems. Local advocates are lending their support to the Homeless Children... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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