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Daybreak fourth-graders propose golden retriever as state domestic animal

Gus, along with his handler, Maureen Kilgour, visited Daybreak Elementary on Friday

Chase through three cities ends in North Salt Lake crash

A chase across three cities ended in a crash Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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First wood-burning ban hearing draws angry crowd in Tooele County

A state proposal to ban residential wood burning in seven counties on the Wasatch Front and Cache Valley is out for comment. The first of several public hearings was held Wednesday in Tooele... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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State education office names Utah principals of the year

The Utah State Office of Education and the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals announced the selection of three people Wednesday as Utah secondary principals of the year. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Becker's speech to children includes dig at lawmakers for inaction on air quality

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker delivered his annual State of the City speech to elementary school students Wednesday, expressing dissatisfaction with the state's inaction on air quality issues... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Police identify woman killed in accident in Rose Park crosswalk

Police have identified a woman who died after she was hit by a car in a Rose Park crosswalk. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Waste district will not raise monthly garbage fees

The Administrative Control Board of the Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District has rescinded the earlier anticipated monthly fee increase for 2015. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Cottonwood Heights celebrating 10 years

Cottonwood Heights is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is hosting events this weekend to mark the occasion. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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West Valley officer shoots, kills man wielding a knife

A West Valley police officer who stopped to offer assistance to a man slumped behind the wheel ended up shooting the man following a struggle. The officer was involved in another shooting a year... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Some resorts enjoying 'record-breaking' ski season

Recent storms have brought much-needed snow to the ski industry in Utah, though some were already off to strong starts. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Woman killed in Rose Park crosswalk

A woman was hit and killed walking in a crosswalk Tuesday night in Rose Park. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Suspected serial bank robber grabs officer's gun in struggle, shoots himself in the leg

A suspected serial bank robber shot himself in the leg when he wrestled an officer's gun away Tuesday night. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Verizon awards $20,000 STEM grant to Rose Park Elementary

Rose Park Elementary on Tuesday was awarded one of 80 Verizon Innovate Learning Grants: $20,000 grants for STEM education in low-income schools. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Photo gallery: Seniors, firefighters strike friendship in Wii bowling tournament

Atria Sandy, a senior living community, hosted firefighters from the Sandy City Fire Department on Tuesday for a Wii Bowling Championship. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Cookbook review: 'Salt Lake City Chef's Table' shares stories, recipes from area's food scene

Utahns Becky and Josh Rosenthal take readers on a tour of the Salt Lake area’s food scene in “Salt Lake City Chef’s Table." Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Photo: Storm brings snow, clears air

A storm that started Monday and went through Tuesday morning brought snow to benches and cleared the air along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Natural History Museum thanks taxpayers with free admission

Popular "Free Days" at the Natural History Museum of Utah thank Salt Lake County voters for renewing the zoo, arts and parks tax. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Man who said he would 'aim better' shooting at police charged with assaulting officer

A man accused of firing at officers as he fled is charged with assaulting a police officer. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Man accused of shooting at trooper charged with assaulting officer

A Taylorsville man accused of firing a shot at a Utah Highway Patrol trooper to scare him now faces felony charges, including assaulting an officer. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Employees tackled, disarmed gunman during robbery, police say

Two store employees tackled an armed man and took away his gun after they say he tried to rob them Monday. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Photos: Unified Police Department opens new precinct station in Riverton

The Unified Police Department, in partnership with Riverton and the Salt Lake Valley Law Enforcement Service Area, cut the ribbon for its new precinct police station at 12810 S. 1700 West in Riverton. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Photos: Rain and some snow in the forecast for northern Utah

Utahns are hoping an approaching storm will blow bad air from the inversion out of northern Utah by Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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'I have no regrets': Beau Babka reflects on 4-year law enforcement suspension

Beau Babka, arguably one of the highest-profile police officers in Utah at one time, was suspended from being an officer for four years. That suspension ends this year. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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'Captain Nemo' dies; dream helps his victim's son fully forgive him years later

Eugene Woodland, also known as "Captain Nemo," who was convicted in the 1990 murder of a Sandy contractor, has died. The family of Bruce Larson has reacheed out to offer assistance to Woodland's... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Pit bulls strut around South Jordan Park, thanks to new law

About 40 pit bulls and other dog breeds walked around South Jordan Park Sunday, marking the first time in recent memory that pit bulls have been allowed at the park. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Family, friends remember doctor killed in plane crash

Robert LaVon Moody, 69, an osteopathic doctor at Bio Restoration in Draper, died in a plane crash on Friday. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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