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Utah Transit Authority eyeing electric bus options

The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles.

Local Muslims end Ramadan with celebration

Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims. Read more »

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Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, fire officials say

Unified Fire Authority investigators have ruled out natural gas as the cause of an explosion and massive fire that killed a Draper man and destroyed his home. Read more »

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Utah Transit Authority eyeing electric bus options

The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles. UTA is examining the bus and its charging technology manufactured by South... Read more »

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Fired West Valley officer's defense team goes on the offensive

The defense team for former West Valley detective Shaun Cowley believes not only that the potential jury pool has been tainted by prosecutors, but the criminal charge filed against him should be... Read more »

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Jordan School District opens doors on its last planned school

After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area. Read more »

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Bicycle ride honors fallen Marine, raises money for charity

Former U.S. Marine Corp. Sgt. Kay Knight is riding his bicycle from Boston to Seattle in honor of a fallen Marine and to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play charity. Read more »

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Commercial real estate market improving, report says

Demand for top flight office space in the Salt Lake Valley is growing, according to two reports detailing the Wasatch Front commercial real estate market during the second quarter of the year. Read more »

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Women claiming to be 'agents' rob men, police say

Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday. Read more »

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Ex-federal judge says West Valley detective should never have been charged

Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter. Read more »

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About Utah: Pedal power at the market

Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Read more »

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Salt Lake bike share program doubles in size

Salt Lake City's GREENbike, a bike share program, has doubled in size since it began last year. City officials hope to have 100 bike share stations spread throughout downtown by 2020. Read more »

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Summer Sounds: Train, The Wallflowers play free concert in Salt Lake City

Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »

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Draper man dies from injuries in house explosion

Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Satellites track drought-driven groundwater depletion in the West

A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads has been drained from aquifers... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Students write, stage and perform an opera for summer program

Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Utah Free Market an opportunity for community connections through service

The Utah Free Market allows people to give and take in a free exchange process that connects Salt Lake City residents through service. Donations will continue through next week in preparation for... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Pioneer panorama arrives in the Salt Lake Valley

Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Student attitudes changing on healthy school lunches, studies say

A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Pioneer Day takes over social media as Utahns celebrate with tweets and tributes

Here's a look at what people across Utah are saying about Pioneer Day and how they're celebrating. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Photos: Bountiful Handcart Parade celebrates pioneer spirit

Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Z'Tejas closing after 13 years at The Gateway

One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Salt Lake County to donate recycling bins for special events

Salt Lake County’s recycling office is able to loan recycle bins for community events for free. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Step right up: Salt Lake police hope trapeze will curb crime

Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Charges: 2 robbed teen girl, deaf uncle at gunpoint

Two people who allegedly took an iPhone from a 15-year-old girl and her deaf uncle at gunpoint were charged Wednesday. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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