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Home makeover honors refugee family's service to Karen community

The LDS Corner Canyon's 6th Ward's makeover of a Burmese refugee family's home honors the couple's service

Home makeover honors refugee family's service to Karen community

The LDS Corner Canyon's 6th Ward's makeover of a Burmese refugee family's home furthered the membership's understanding of the family's challenging journey to the United States and honors the... Read more »

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Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker now heads national group of city leaders

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was named as president of the National League of Cities on Saturday. Read more »

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Jury acquits ex-UTA bus driver in accident that killed 'Mr. Downtown'

A former Utah Transit Authority bus driver was acquitted Friday of charges that accused her of negligently driving when she hit and killed a notable Salt Lake businessman in 2012. Read more »

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'It can happen to anyone': Utah universities tackle sexual assault

As the White House takes on sexual assault at the nation's schools, Utah's universities carry on work to educate and learn more about how to prevent sexual assaults and provide help for those... Read more »

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Utah Symphony to celebrate the holidays with Handel's 'Messiah'

Utah Symphony will continue its annual holiday tradition with performances of Handel's "Messiah" Nov. 29-30, 7 p.m. Read more »

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Photos: Deseret Book winter display yields cups of warm cider

This year’s Deseret Book winter display takes the idea from the Six Sisters’ Warm Spiced Cider recipe and turns it into a full process machine so visitors can watch their apple... Read more »

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Executive action brings 'temporary relief' for Utah immigrant families

Immigrant families and organizations gathered Friday on the front steps of the state Capitol to celebrate the opportunities afforded to immigrants residing illegally in the U.S. by executive action... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Groups petition for gun bans from school assemblies

Advocates for keeping firearms out of college assemblies say there's something wrong with a system that bans people from bringing their own food or drinks into a university assembly, but not their... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Polygamous trust manager enters plea on sex charge

The court-appointed manager of a multimillion-dollar property trust once controlled by Warren Jeffs is pleading no contest to a charge of patronizing a prostitute, his lawyer said Friday. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Granite district revises calendar for Jewish holiday

The Granite School District has made adjustments to its 2015-16 calendar to accommodate the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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UTA extends FAREPAY promotion

Utah Transit Authority’s FAREPAY promotion has been extended through June 30 Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Deseret Book downtown window display to be unveiled Friday

The new window display for the downtown Deseret Book store will be unveiled Friday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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WWII mementos found in suitcase at thrift store returned to family

Relics of a soldier's past are now back with his family after ending up at a thrift store. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Holiday season gets underway with Santa at City Creek Center

Children get a glimpse of Santa Claus during the holiday season kickoff at City Creek Center on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Dalai Lama to speak at religion parliament in Salt Lake City

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be one the keynote speakers Oct. 15-19 at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Apolo Ohno, Special Olympians prepare for racing invitational

Former Olympian and Global Ambassador for Special Olympics Apolo Ohno worked with Special Olympic athletes in a workshop at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City Thursday. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Ex-A.G. John Swallow took another illegal houseboat trip, prosecutors say

State prosecutors are now accusing former Utah Attorney General John Swallow of taking another houseboat trip in 2010 paid for by a campaign contributor who the Utah consumer protection division... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Police hope new autism roster will help them 'better serve'

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder unveiled a new Autism Safety Roster Thursday to help officers better deal with children who have autism. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Woman thanks rescuer who pushed her away from barreling TRAX train

A Murray woman says she’s grateful for the help she received from a stranger after she got stuck on train tracks and a train was quickly approaching. The two met for the first time Thursday... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Officer, fleeing suspect crash through glass restaurant door

A Salt Lake police officer and a man he was pursuing were both injured Thursday at the end of a dramatic chase. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Preliminary hearing set for teen accused of killing Anne Kazprzak

A seven-day preliminary hearing for a teen accused of killing 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak in 2012 has been set for March. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Utah business leaders say Congress must solve immigration problems

Utah business leaders want Congress to pass lasting immigration reform regardless of what President Barack Obama outlines by executive order. But several at a roundtable discussion Thursday say the... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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DWR wants to know who is killing deer in Herriman

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials say someone has shot and killed four deer in Herriman in the past few months. The deer were left to die, and some of them died in city neighborhoods. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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More drivers misusing express lanes, UDOT says

The Utah Department of Transportation says too many drivers are misusing the express lanes on I-15. The percentage of drivers inappropriately using the lanes has climbed over the past two years. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Fire rips through Riverton home, displaces couple doing church work

Fire destroyed an elderly couple's Riverton home while they were out doing service for their church Wednesday morning. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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