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High school student found dead near Draper hiking trail

A Corner Canyon High School student was found dead on a mountainside Thursday afternoon, police said.

Teens spin out, learn driver safety behind the wheel of a BMW

More than 400 teenagers participated in Utah's first ever Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience, a program designed to teach young drivers lifesaving driving skills. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Wheeler Historic Farm welcomes summer with FarmFest

With parents in tow, thousands of toddlers flooded Wheeler Historic Farm's 75 acres Saturday morning for FarmFest, the park's annual summer kickoff celebration. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Fatal child abuse cases highlight risks when the boyfriend moves in

Back-to-back Utah child abuse cases highlight the risks that may come when a parent asks a new boyfriend or girlfriend to care for young children. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Suspects attempting to make clean getaway in car wash arrested

Two suspected robbers who attempted to make a clean getaway didn't get too far Thursday thanks to an observant Unified police officer. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Prison relocation officials stress remoteness of proposed sites

Within sight of Salt Lake City International Airport, a small herd of antelope roamed near a canal that cuts through one of the five proposed sites for a new state prison. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Midvale mother run over by son says he needs treatment, jail time

A Midvale mother run over in her driveway by her teenage son spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time about the incident. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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New Bangerter bridge at Redwood Road to open Sunday

Construction crews will pass a major milestone this weekend as they overhaul of one of the busiest intersections in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Students take in culture at Living Traditions Festival

More than 2,500 elementary school students flooded Washington Square on Friday to learn about the city's rich diversity during Salt Lake City's 30th annual Living Traditions Festival. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Murray man meets son he didn't know he had 60 years later

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Dennis Fay received a telephone call a few months ago from a man in Chicago who thought he might be his son — a child the 80-year-old Murray man never knew he had. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Jordan Applied Technology College new campus names principal

The South Campus of Jordan Applied Technology College is set to open in fall, and Nicole Plenert has been appointed principal. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Man arrested in killing of Salt Lake man

A man wanted in connection with the death of a Sugar House man during an alleged drug deal gone bad in January has been arrested. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Driver in fatal crash convicted of negligent homicide

A motorist accused of hitting another vehicle after speeding and running a red light, killing one of the occupants of the car, was convicted Thursday of negligent homicide. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Photo gallery: Evander Holyfield-Mitt Romney weigh in ahead of big fight

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney weighs in with five-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Holyfield is fighting Romney in a charity... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Photo gallery: Volunteers help clean Jordan River, trail

Conservation tasks included invasive weed removal, trash collection, native tree planting, planting native grass seed, fencing of trees to protect from beaver and deer damage. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Elementary's electricity shut off after nearby crash into power pole

After-school students were moved out of the building at Rose Park Elementary School on Thursday after a power pole caught on fire from a car crash. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Controversial consultant recommends consolidation of homeless services

A controversial consultant presented his assessment of Salt Lake City's homeless services and recommendations to consolidate efforts by several agencies. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Steelworker dies from fall at Salt Lake theater construction site

A steelworker died Tuesday after falling from a ladder the previous day at the construction site of the George S. and Dolores Dorre Eccles Theater. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Biometrics a major part of personal security, expert says

Fingerprints, and retinal and iris scans are likely to become a regular component of security systems in the years to come. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Blessing of the Hands aims for 'healing the healers' of St. Mark's Hospital

The Blessing of the Hands is a ceremony held annually by St. Mark's Hospital, where caregivers may choose to have their hands blessed by religious leaders from a variety of faiths and denominations... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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United Way of Salt Lake names new CEO

The United Way of Salt Lake has announced that Bill Crim will be its new CEO. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Salt Lake County mayor accuses former adviser of misusing funds

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams stepped forward Wednesday to publicly discuss a legal brawl between the county and another top Democrat, state Rep. Justin Miller. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Gov. Gary Herbert says he's 'open to the idea of medical marijuana'

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's open to legalizing marijuana for medical use. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announces 2015 Twilight Concert Series lineup

Mayor Ralph Becker and the Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the 2015 lineup of the Twilight Concert Series on Tuesday, including Death Cab for Cutie and Run the Jewels. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Budding chocolate industry may put Utah on culinary map

With five new artisan chocolate businesses slated to get underway some are predicting that Utah could become the center of the nation's chocolate world. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2013

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Fighting obesity: Utah 7th best in nation, kids are number 1

Utah programs are credited with fighting obesity, helping rank Utahns 7th least obese in the nation and the state with the lowest rates of childhood obesity. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2013

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