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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records.

Utahns paying 10th highest gas price in the country

According to AAA Utah, Utahns are paying the 10th highest average price for gas in the country. Currently, Utah drivers pay $3.67 for a gallon of regular gasoline. The national average is $3.47. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Camp empowers burn survivors

Camp Nah Nah Mah, one of the University of Utah's burn camps, wrapped up for the summer Tuesday. Campers are encouraged to think of themselves as burn survivors, play, and learn how to deal with... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Man who took hostage at FBI office pleads guilty but mentally ill

A man charged with kidnapping after holding a hostage at knife point in the building that houses the FBI's Utah headquarters has entered a guilty plea. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Ex A.G.s Mark Shurtleff, John Swallow face civil lawsuit over Bank of America case

Already facing multiple criminal charges, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow have been sued by a Salt Lake couple over their handling of a lawsuit against Bank of America. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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FLDS trust overseer retires amid prostitution-related charge

A man appointed to manage a polygamist sect's trust is now facing criminal charges, which compelled him to retire as partner in the accounting firm he helped found and calls into question his role... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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School cafeteria evaluation leads to low-cost solutions with big impacts

In an effort to improve food consumption at Hayden Peak Elementary School, a Cornell University nutrition expert evaluated the school's lunchroom environment. Though the school scored above... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Court sets deadline for Utah appeal in gay marriage recognition case

Utah has about six weeks to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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UDOT app encourages parents to create walking school buses

A new app launched Tuesday by UDOT assists parents in creating safe groups for walking to school. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Man killed by police said he'd die before spending lots of time in jail

A man who was shot and killed by Salt Lake police Monday apparently wrote on his Facebook page last week that he would "die before I go do a lot of time" in jail. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Tennis club takes 'big hit' in wake of North Salt Lake landslide

Almost 70 employees of the Eagleridge Tennis and Swim Club haven't been allowed back at work after the North Salt Lake landslide damaged a tennis court building, putting the whole facility at risk. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Bangerter Highway-Redwood Road intersection to get makeover

A major intersection in Utah is about to get a makeover. UDOT is building a new freeway-style interchange at Bangerter and Redwood Road. A temporary access road is in place. Drivers should expect... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Ex-bus driver ordered to stand trial on 33 sex abuse charges

A judge ordered John Martin Carrell, 61, to stand trial on 33 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child Monday, noting that a jury should decide whether the man acted inappropriately. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Utah among least expensive states to drive in U.S.

A new Bankrate.com report indicates that, at $2,098 per year, Utah is the 11th least expensive state to operate a motor vehicle compared to the national average of $2,223. The report calculated the... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Neighbors upgrade South Jordan man's motorized wheelchair

A South Jordan man with cerebral palsy got a big surprise when some his neighbors took his motorized wheelchair and "tricked" it out. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Granite, Salt Lake school districts approve tax increases

The school boards of both Granite School District and Salt Lake City School District approved tax increases during Truth in Taxation hearings last week. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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New poll shows Love 12 points ahead of Owens in 4th District

Republican Mia Love is ahead of Democrat Doug Owens in the 4th District congressional race, but would lose again to retiring Rep. Jim Matheson if Utah's only Democrat in Congress was running again,... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Expo matches women's rising enthusiasm for the outdoors

Vendors at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market appealed to more and more women interested in getting outside and active. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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15 years later, Utahns remember tornado that ripped through downtown Salt Lake City

August 11 is the 15 year anniversary of the day an F2 tornado touched down and ripped its way through downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Looking ahead: What will legislator Valentine's departure mean for alcohol laws?

With 26-year state senator John Valentine leaving the Legislature next month, lawmakers face charting a different course for alcohol policy or staying the course that Valentine help set. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Fair Fare: Food, displays hit the spot at Salt Lake County Fair

The Salt Lake County Fair wrapped up Saturday with a demolition derby, one of many traditional fair offerings, such as cooking competitions, animals, carnival rides, food, entertainment, various... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Decapitated puppies found in apartment pond, investigation underway

Salt Lake County is investigating after two labrador puppies were found decapitated in a pond. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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San Diego Comic-Con strikes back: Lawsuit filed against growing S.L. convention

San Diego Comic-Con International has sued Salt Lake Comic Con for using the moniker "Comic Con" in its name and promotional materials. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Kearns Library celebrates 50 years of community service, learning

No one was told to be quiet Friday at the Kearns Library. The building was bursting with children running and laughing as they raced from one activity to the next, part of the library's 50th... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Owners of home destroyed in landslide grateful for 'love of this community'

Scott Kjar, vice president of EaglePointe Development, announced Friday an initiative to provide a lot and to build a new house for the Utrilla family. The development is heading the cause and... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Photos: Scavenger hunt on for defibrillators in Salt Lake City

University of Utah Health Care and Salt Lake City Fire Department are asking for the public’s help in locating all automatic external defibrillators in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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