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Police: Man who stole pricey guitars from two Utah stores arrested

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested.

Police: Man who stole pricey guitars from two Utah stores arrested, instruments recovered

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said. Read more »

15 hours ago

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U.K. doctors embrace e-cigarettes as U.S. officials shy away

A report from the Royal College of Physicians summarized 10 years of data on e-cigarettes and tobacco and concluded that smokers should be urged to switch to e-cigarettes. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Gov. Herbert met with lobbyists to ask for fundraising help in primary

Gov. Gary Herbert held a breakfast meeting with lobbyists to seek their help raising money for his primary election race but told them it was "not a quid pro quo situation," his campaign manager,... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Families need to know of dying decision to donate organs

More than 1.5 million Utahns are registered as organ donors, but that decisions only makes a difference when family and friends know of that dying wish, according to Intermountain Donor Services... Read more »

17 hours ago

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LDS missionary Mason Wells returns home 37 days after Brussels bombing

More than five weeks after suffering second-degree burns and serious shrapnel injuries in the Brussels airport terrorist attack that wounded three other Mormon missionaries, Mason Wells returned to... Read more »

18 hours ago

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4 men charged with theft, vandalism at Timpanogos Cave

Four men face federal charges for allegedly vandalizing a historic building and stealing rescue gear at Timpanogos Cave National Monument more than a year ago. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Local entrepreneurs learn advantages of crowdfunding

About 300 entrepreneurs spent Thursday trying to learn what it would take to attract the financial interest necessary to help make their enterprise the next great Utah success story. They attended... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Herriman residents voice frustration over proposed parking fee at reservoir

Dozens of Herriman residents voiced frustration Wednesday night over a proposal to add a fee for parking at Blackridge Reservoir. Read more »

19 hours ago

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New test ordered for woman accused of leaving baby in trash

A Utah woman accused of leaving her newborn in the trash will undergo a new psychological test to see if she has any underlying mental illness that could be treated at the Utah State Hospital,... Read more »

19 hours ago

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UTA ridership to the Capitol during legislative session up 56 percent over 2015

The Utah Transit Authority recorded almost 30,400 boardings from legislators, government employees, policymakers and citizens as they rode public transit to the Capitol during the 2016 Legislature. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Alleged burglars, caretaker arrested following confrontation on Harvard Avenue

Police say a Salt Lake man wanting to protect his elderly mother-in-law's home from burglars went a little too far. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Questar CEO to retire upon close of Dominion Resources merger

Questar Corp.’s board of directors has announced Chairman Ronald W. Jibson intends to retire upon the completion of the company’s merger with Dominion. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Poll: 66 percent of Utahns support medical marijuana

If it were up to voters, medical marijuana would be a thing in Utah, at least according to the latest poll. Utah Policy surveyed voters and found that 66 percent of those polled favor legalization... Read more »

20 hours ago

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Nominees announced for 7th District Juvenile Court vacancy

The 7th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 7th District Juvenile Court. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Two Highland High students arrested for threatening school shooting

Two Highland High School students were arrested Wednesday for investigation of making terroristic threats against the school. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Herbert appoints new public information officer

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Kirsten Rappleye as his public information officer following Aimee Edwards’ transition to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development earlier this month. Read more »

yesterday

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Nationwide settlement with Pfizer nets Utah $648K

Utah will get $648,000 as part of a multimillion dollar nationwide settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals over allegations of underpaying rebates in a Medicaid drug program. Read more »

yesterday

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Police K-9 killed, gunman injured in Millcreek shootout

A police K-9 was shot and killed late Wednesday, leading to a four-hour standoff before a SWAT team took the suspected gunman into custody. Read more »

yesterday

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Man gets 29 felonies for allegedly calling kidnapping victim from jail, asking her to lie

Twenty-nine felony charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of a violent attack of a pregnant woman last month — all of them for allegedly trying to convince the woman to lie about... Read more »

yesterday

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Trump delivers foreign policy address as Cruz attempts to jolt GOP race (+video)

With the general election in his sights, Republican Donald Trump delivered a sober foreign policy address Wednesday aimed at easing fears about his temperament and readiness to be commander in... Read more »

yesterday

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Sandy police seek help to identify armed robber

Sandy police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint early Wednesday. Read more »

yesterday

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Photos: U.'s project aims to open young minds to the possibility of college

Ramona Guitierrez, from Guadalupe School, participates in a modern dance class during Project Youth at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Read more »

yesterday

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Utah council wants governor, A.G. probe of monument push

The Constitutional Defense Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Gary Herbert's office, as well as Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, to investigate the support behind the push for a new... Read more »

yesterday

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Council approves policy banning dating between S.L. County bosses, subordinates

Dating, romantic or sexual relationships among supervisors and subordinates are unacceptable within Salt Lake County government, according to a new policy approved Tuesday. But officials... Read more »

yesterday

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Missing Kane County money a 'wake-up' call for Utah elected officials

A new state audit reveals how a former Kane County treasurer allegedly stole thousands of dollars over three years without being detected. Read more »

yesterday

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Nominations open for Canyons District's Apex Awards

Canyons School District is accepting nominations for its Apex Awards, which are given each fall to educators, employees, local elected officials, corporate partners, community leaders and volunteers. Read more »

yesterday

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Photos: Students turn day of service into a fundraiser

Andie Johnson, left, Aubrie Johannesen and Audrey Cole plant flowers that will be given away as Intermountain Christian School launches a new spring fundraiser called Serve-A-Thon in Salt Lake City... Read more »

yesterday

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FEC complaint filed against Chaffetz by primary opponent

A request for a Federal Election Commission investigation into campaign spending by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, was filed Wednesday by his primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng. Read more »

yesterday

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LDS Church hires assistant church historian as new head of Public Affairs department

The new chief spokesman for the LDS Church is Rick Turley, the Assistant LDS Church Historian and Recorder. He will take over Sept. 1 as managing director of the Public Affairs Department,... Read more »

yesterday

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Sen. Ted Cruz secures second Utah victory, slate sweeps nearly all delegate slots

A slate of Republicans loyal to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's presidential preference caucus, has swept nearly all of Utah's delegate slots to the national GOP convention. Read more »

yesterday

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Utah woman's secret: Ted Bundy tried to kill me in 1974

Rhonda Stapley has kept a secret for four decades that she has only now been ready to tell: She was beaten and raped by Ted Bundy, one of America's most notorious serial killers. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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UTA brings back Rider's License for the summer

The Utah Transit Authority is bringing back its Rider’s License for 6- to 18-year-olds this summer. The pass is good on TRAX, FrontRunner, the S-Line and local buses between June 1 and Aug. 31. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Sandy to collect household hazardous waste

Sandy, in conjunction with the Salt Lake County Health Department, has scheduled three household hazardous waste disposal events. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Global business leader to keynote SLCC commencement

Gretchen W. McClain, a global business leader, will deliver the keynote address during Salt Lake Community College’s commencement on Friday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. at the Maverik Center in West... Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Report: Spending on charter students increases, but there's still a gap

The gap in per-pupil funding between district schools and charter schools continues to narrow thanks to past efforts and recent legislation, according to a Utah Foundation report released Wednesday. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Riverdale man shot, killed girlfriend in self-defense but is culpable for other offenses, police say

A man's fatal shooting of his girlfriend in February was justified by self-defense, but an investigation into the killing revealed he was responsible for drug and weapons offenses, leading to his... Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Charges: Man threatened police officers and their families, said he was part of ISIS

A man claimed to be a member of ISIS while threatening to kill multiple Salt Lake City police officers and their families in a confrontation during the weekend, according to criminal charges filed... Read more »

April 27, 2016

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FrontRunner service halted after woman is hit, killed in Millcreek

FrontRunner service was at a standstill Tuesday afternoon after a woman was hit and killed by a northbound train in Millcreek. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Larry H. Miller employees give back to the community

Employees of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies work at This Is the Place Heritage Park on Tuesday during the company's annual Day of Service. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Authorities: Accidental fire is what killed person found dead inside Midvale home

The person found dead inside a Midvale house fire was killed by the blaze itself, the Unified Fire Authority confirmed Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Poll: Legislature didn't go far enough with Medicaid expansion

Chris Karpowitz, co-director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at BYU, said the results are consistent with previous polls. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Contentious politics, rising gas prices impact consumer confidence, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased 6.4 points to 109 in April. Despite the declines, the index sits 3.4 points higher than a year ago. In comparison, the national Consumer... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Technology program 'a huge deal' for low-income Salt Lake students

Jackson Elementary School is one of two schools in Utah and 114 low-income schools across the country that are receiving technology grants as part of Apple's ConnectED program. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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'I'm much better than this,' says man who murdered Lee Mart clerk

A man convicted of murdering a popular Lee Mart convenience store clerk was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Salt Lake City to host coal reform hearing in May

Utah, one of the top coal-dependent states in the country, will be among the ground zero locations to host a U.S. Department of the Interior hearing to gather input on possible reforms to the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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3 charged in shooting death of 18-year-old Salt Lake man

Three men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a Salt Lake man inside his room earlier this month. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Democratic A.G. candidate says Reyes could have prevented Brewvies lawsuit

A Democratic attorney general candidate says the Utah Attorney General's Office could have prevented a lawsuit Brewvies Cinema Pub filed against the state alcohol control agency. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Fewer breezes led to less wind power generation in West last year

Wind power generation had its smallest increase in 16 years due to less intense wind speeds in Utah and eight other Western states in the country. Even though wind generation capacity jumped by 13... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Library hosting May the 4th Be With You party

May the 4th Be With You. That’s the wish of the Salt Lake County Library Services as it hosts a Star Wars-themed party on Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-10 p.m., at the Viridian Event Center, 8030 S.... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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UVU to award 4 honorary doctorates at 75th commencement

Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its 75th commencement on Thursday, April 28. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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