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University Hospital opens hotel for patients, their families

University Hospitals and Clinics has opened a hotel for patients receiving care in Salt Lake City and their families.

Police hope new autism roster will help them 'better serve'

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder unveiled a new Autism Safety Roster Thursday to help officers better deal with children who have autism. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Woman thanks rescuer who pushed her away from barreling TRAX train

A Murray woman says she’s grateful for the help she received from a stranger after she got stuck on train tracks and a train was quickly approaching. The two met for the first time Thursday... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Officer, fleeing suspect crash through glass restaurant door

A Salt Lake police officer and a man he was pursuing were both injured Thursday at the end of a dramatic chase. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Preliminary hearing set for teen accused of killing Anne Kazprzak

A seven-day preliminary hearing for a teen accused of killing 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak in 2012 has been set for March. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Utah business leaders say Congress must solve immigration problems

Utah business leaders want Congress to pass lasting immigration reform regardless of what President Barack Obama outlines by executive order. But several at a roundtable discussion Thursday say the... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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DWR wants to know who is killing deer in Herriman

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials say someone has shot and killed four deer in Herriman in the past few months. The deer were left to die, and some of them died in city neighborhoods. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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More drivers misusing express lanes, UDOT says

The Utah Department of Transportation says too many drivers are misusing the express lanes on I-15. The percentage of drivers inappropriately using the lanes has climbed over the past two years. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Fire rips through Riverton home, displaces couple doing church work

Fire destroyed an elderly couple's Riverton home while they were out doing service for their church Wednesday morning. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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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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