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Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market.

New helicopter can support baby boom across Intermountain West

The University Hospital AirMed fleet has six helicopters, one of which can now transports high-risk pregnant patients and prenatal babies. Sandie Boardman broke in the new helicopter in November... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Youth Pioneer Production honors modern-day pioneer

Utah Pioneer Days and the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund will be honoring a modern-day pioneer during the Youth Pioneer Production. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Owens has new campaign manager, Love raising more money in 4th District race

Democrat Doug Owens, already lagging behind Republican Mia Love in raising money for the 4th District congressional race, now has a new campaign manager. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Grass fire sparked by train, investigators say

Investigators say sparks from an eastbound train sparked a grass fire near Redwood Road on Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Man pleads guilty to reduced charges in gang-related murder

A man charged with shooting a rival gang member outside a convenience store last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Future of Draper Park School building uncertain

The Draper Park School was built in 1912, and the building has been vacant for several years. The Draper City Council is looking of at the possibility of demolishing it, but some residents... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Project aims to improve wireless service in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Crown Castle, along with the Utah Department of Transportation, will install a distributed antenna system network on state Route 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon to improve wireless, cellular and... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Fleeing car crashes into West Valley house

Two people were arrested and police were searching for two others Friday after their vehicle crashed into a house in West Valley City early Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Woman found dead in Salt Lake hotel was murdered, police say

Salt Lake police detectives are now calling the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in a hotel room a homicide. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Local music lovers go 'Bearfoot' for festival

Local music lovers reveled at the Bearfoot Fest outdoor music festival on Thursday. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Utah Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against D.A. Sim Gill

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has filed a complaint alleging media appearances by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill have tainted a potential jury pool in the manslaughter case... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Amber Alert: Woman may be headed to Utah with kidnapped baby

Police in Oklahoma have issued an Amber Alert warning that a woman accused of kidnapping her great-niece may be headed to Salt Lake City. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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State School Board postpones decision on NCLB waiver

The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Gov. says Utah will comply with law if Sotomayor doesn't grant stay

The governor's office says the state will comply with the law if the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't stay a lower court ruling calling for recognition of same-sex marriages performed in Utah. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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First court dates set for ex-Attorneys General John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff

The first court dates are now set for former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff who were charged this week with racketeering after a sweeping public corruption investigation. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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$1.8B project to take Salt Lake City International Airport to new heights

Construction starts Friday for a new project that will take the 20 million people who fly through Utah on annual basis to new heights. A $1.8 billion new Salt Lake City International Airport will... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Herbert on Common Core: 'We are going to settle this question once and for all'

Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations under the Common Core State... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Man convicted twice of domestic violence in past month arrested again

A man was arrested Wednesday after police say he assaulted his girlfriend's son with a pan. It was the third time in three weeks that Tracy Gallardo, 43, has either been arrested or convicted of a... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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2 shot by police following high-speed chase, shootout in Taylorsville

Two aggravated robbery suspects were injured following a high-speed chase through several cities that ended in a shootout with police. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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No one seeking to transfer liquor licenses yet

Lawmakers were told Wednesday that no one has yet applied to buy a liquor license along with a restaurant or bar, an option available under a law that took effect July 1. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Geek Squad inspires young kids to pursue a future in technology

In 2011, Brittani Uribe attended Best Buy's Geek Squad Summer Academy at age 17 with plans of becoming a dietitian. Eight years later, she is living her dream as a Geek Squad agent at the camp who... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Utah lawmakers urged to get ahead of proliferation of outlaw motorcycle gangs

The presence of outlaw motorcycle gangs in Utah has increased significantly in the past five years, a veteran police officer told state lawmakers Wednesday. The state needs to get ahead of the... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Fires in neighboring states sending smoky air to Utah

Crews battled a 400-acre fire in Tooele County on Wednesday, July 15, 2014, but much of the smoke impacting Utah air is coming from out of state. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Bill reintroduced to give Utah Division of Air Quality more 'flexibility'

A bill was reintroduced Wednesday that would give the Utah Division of Air Quality more flexibility in forming strategies to achieve standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Sandy informs residents of tree-trimming program

Sandy officials are reminding residents of the guidelines of the city's tree-trimming ordinance. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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