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Several groups providing Thanksgiving meals this week

Dozens of agencies are willing to provide either supplies or meals for those in need this holiday.

Former 'BattleBot' now helping Utah high school class

As a former contestant on Comedy Central’s “BattleBots,” RoboSapien’s new role will be the transport cart for Hunter High’s FIRST robotics team. Read more »

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Landslide remediation plans emerge amid frustration in community

More than a month after remediation was originally expected to begin on the landslide in North Salt Lake, plans to improve the slope are now beginning to materialize. Read more »

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UDOT uses salt and brine solution to clear roads more efficiently

In an average winter, the Utah Department of Transportation spends $5 million on salt to clear roads of ice and snow. Over the past dozen years, UDOT crews have found ways to stretch the salt to... Read more »

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Prayers, protests raised in Utah as national debate about police force grows

As a second night of tense demonstrations erupted miles away in Ferguson, Missouri, small groups in the Salt Lake Valley met to pray and to protest in a growing national debate about police violence. Read more »

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GOP plans to sue over Count My Vote compromise

The Utah Republican Party plans to file a lawsuit against a compromise reached by lawmakers on an initiative to change the state's unique system for selecting candidates, state GOP Chairman James... Read more »

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Several groups providing Thanksgiving meals this week

Dozens of agencies are willing to provide either supplies or meals for those in need this holiday. Read more »

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State, plaintiffs' attorneys enter final settlement over Utah's immigration enforcement law

Key provisions of Utah's immigration enforcement law, HB497, will be permanently enjoined under a settlement between the state and civil rights organizations. Read more »

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Consumer optimism at record high in Utah, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed above the 110 mark for the first time this month, rising to 116.8 in November due to flourishing business conditions and job growth. A score... Read more »

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UDOT tow plow drivers train for winter

To prepare for winter, Utah Department of Transportation held its annual tow plow training, in which the state’s 16 tow plow operators received one hour of instruction before getting behind... Read more »

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Former pharmacist admits he stole pills from Duchesne clinic

Craig Larry Marx pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor theft and drug possession charges for stealing prescription muscle relaxers from the Duchesne Valley Medical Clinic, where he worked as a... Read more »

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Man killed by South Jordan police had troubled past with drugs, alcohol

The man shot and killed by a South Jordan police officer on Saturday was charged Monday in 3rd District Court with taking a vehicle without permission. Read more »

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Man allegedly pours hot sauce, throws boiling water at woman

A man accused of pouring hot sauce on his common-law wife's head and throwing boiling water at her was arrested Sunday. Read more »

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BYU, U. partner on language education efforts

The University of Utah and BYU have partnered and been awarded four-year grants from the U.S. Department of Education to support international education and language study in Utah. Read more »

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Man accused of robbing Price store sent to federal prison on weapons charge

A Salt Lake man accused of robbing a Smith's Food and Drug store in Price has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Read more »

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Antelope Island hosting Junior Ranger bat program

Antelope Island State Park will host a Junior Ranger program in which children can learn about bats. Read more »

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Utah to pay plaintiffs in marriage recognition case $95K for legal fees

Plaintiffs in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case will receive $95,000 in attorneys fees from the state under an agreement between the parties. Initially, the plaintiffs sought nearly... Read more »

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Ogden attorney sues Weber School District over policy limiting freshman participation

Rick Westmoreland filed a lawsuit alleging his teenage daughter’s civil rights were violated by a Weber School District rule that limits the number of freshmen who can participate in high... Read more »

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Officer who shot, killed man in South Jordan didn't turn on body camera, police say

The officer who fatally shot a man in South Jordan on Saturday was wearing a body camera, but it wasn't turned on, police said Monday. Read more »

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As Ferguson verdict is read, protesters in Utah decry shootings by local cops

A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered downtown raised an angry cry as they received word the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown will not be indicted. Read more »

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Sandy unveils The Cairns, a new transit-oriented, mixed-use development

After years of planning, Sandy city officials kicked off construction for a new development where they hope people will enjoy living, working and playing. Read more »

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Photos: Health care firm gives away turkeys for needy

In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare gave away 100 turkeys at Adventure Church in Draper. Read more »

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DWR recommends black bear hunting changes

The prevalence of more bears in Utah has led to more run-ins between bears and people. And conflicts between bears and domestic cattle and sheep are increasing too. Read more »

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Navigating the holiday shopping season

With the state and national economies humming, this year’s holiday shopping is expected to be even better than last year, analysts predict. Read more »

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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 furthered the membership's understanding of the family's challenging journey to the United States and honors the... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 23, 2014

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