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An Amber Alert was issued about 8:40 p.m. Thursday after two young girls were allegedly taken from a home.

Nominees announced for Utah Court of Appeals

The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has announced a list of nominees to fill two current vacancies on the Utah Court of Appeals. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Utah County holding hazardous waste collection day on April 9

The Utah County Health Department is sponsoring a hazardous waste collection day on Saturday, April 9, at the Provo Towne Center’s west parking lot, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School names new dean

D. Gordon Smith, the Glen L. Farr professor of law at Brigham Young University, has been named dean of Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. He will be begin his five-year... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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New charges filed against Susan Hunt in DUI, endangerment case (+video)

New charges were filed Monday in the DUI case against Susan Hunt, who is accused of her second run-in with police since her son was shot and killed by officers in 2014. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Former Miss America to address abuse at Clothesline Project event

The Clothesline Project: Silent Voices, a national violence awareness and prevention program, will be hosted at Utah Valley University Monday, April 5, and Tuesday, April 6, in the Grande Ballroom... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Feds identify 90 customers in Utah 'solar energy scheme'

The U.S. Department of Justice said it has identified 90 customers of a pair of Utah companies alleged to be involved in a solar energy 'abusive tax scheme" that cost the U.S. treasury more than $4... Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Payson woman charged with automobile homicide in crash that killed 8-year-old boy

A Payson woman was charged with automobile homicide Monday in connection with the auto-pedestrian wreck that killed an 8-year-old boy earlier this month. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Associated grocery store pharmacies now carry overdose reversal drug

Some of Utah's most popular independent grocery stores and pharmacies will now make naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, available without a prescription. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Photos: Late winter storm brings rain and snow along the Wasatch Front

Cyclists and pedestrians make their way in the rain and snow in Salt Lake City as a winter storm hits the Wasatch Front on Monday, March 28, 2016. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Elder Norby awakes from coma, families provide updates about injured missionaries

Elder Richard Norby awoke from the medically induced coma he's been in since surgery Tuesday for wounds suffered in the Brussels airport terrorist attack. The coma relieved pain and allowed him to... Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Late winter storm slated to hit Utah

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City is warning Utah residents that a late winter storm will impact the state Monday through Wednesday, dumping up to 2 feet of new snow in the northern... Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Springville police searching for man suspected of hitting officers with a car

Police are looking for a 19-year-old man who they say intentionally hit and injured two police officers with a car Saturday morning in Springville. Read more »

March 26, 2016

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Coal story: It's about Utah, California and what lies ahead

Environmental groups and some California politicians don't want Utah coal shipped out of Oakland, but proponents of an export terminal say it is a solid business venture and a critical lifeline to... Read more »

March 26, 2016

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'Huge' rise in STDs alarms Utah health officials

Experts are alarmed by what they say is a huge rise in gonorrhea cases in Utah falling largely on communities that have historically been considered low-risk. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Eagle Mountain gears up to celebrate city's 20th anniversary

As the city gears up to celebrate its 20th anniversary on Dec. 13, officials are seeking historical photos, anecdotes and testimonials from residents regarding what they love about living in Eagle... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Springville reminds residents not to top trees

Officials with Springville's Buildings and Grounds Department are reminding residents that city code prohibits homeowners from topping trees on city property. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Utah voter priorities shifting to reflect concern with health care, environment

The Utah Foundation 2016 Priorities Project reveals Utah voters are most concerned about health care, with a few environmental issues also showing up among their Top 10 priorities. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Herbert signs off on Medicaid expansion, funding for homeless

Gov. Gary Herbert signed two bills Friday that will fund millions in assistance for Utah's neediest — $9.25 million for homeless services and $15 million in medical coverage for the poorest... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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DWR recommends more deer hunting permits

Deer hunters might have a better chance of drawing a buck deer hunting permit this year as biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are recommending more general buck deer hunting permits... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Mia Love seek to 'restore' congressional power

Utah Republicans Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Mia Love were in their home state Thursday to promote an effort to "reclaim" Congress' power from the executive branch. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Highlights of the 200-plus bills Utah's governor has signed

Utah's governor has signed more than half of the 474 bills state legislators passed during the 2016 session. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Cat survives second blow dart, this one to the head

A cat, who is being called "Miss Kiss," was shot with a 4-inch blow dart. It went through her head, but she survived. A veterinarian fears it was the second time someone had recently hit the cat... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Despite record caucus turnout, fewer votes cast for president than in 2008

Just over a year ago, Mitt Romney warned Utah leaders that the state GOP's decision to switch from a presidential primary to a party-run caucus election was "a bad decision" that would limit voter... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Census: Epicenter of Utah population growth shifting to Utah County

Utah County could soon be gaining a larger number of people each year than Salt Lake County thanks to a thriving tech industry and overall economic opportunity that are bringing in a steady stream... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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ABC News anchor to speak at UVU's 75th commencement

Utah Valley University has announced seven-time Emmy Award-winning anchor John Quiñones will speak at the university’s 75th commencement on Thursday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Mapleton Heritage Night set for March 31

The Mapleton Historical/Museum Committee, along with the Daughters and Sons of the Utah Pioneers, is sponsoring Mapleton Heritage Night on Thursday, March 31. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Tax Commission warns Utahns to be aware of 'spoofing' scam

Utah State Tax Commission officials are warning taxpayers to be on guard for telephone fraudsters who are attempting to steal identity and money by calling people from what appears to be the... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Live results: Minute-to-minute interactive Utah caucus results for GOP, DEMS

The Utah Democratic Party' projected Sanders at 79% and Clinton at 20%, with 10% still unaccounted for. The official final count and delegate allocation will be announced April 6. Dems will... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Sanders wins big, but Utah Democratic Party still hasn't awarded delegates

Bernie Sanders trounced Hillary Clinton in the Utah presidential preference caucus Tuesday, but state Democratic Party officials still didn't know Wednesday how many delegates to award the Vermont... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Cruz wins big in Utah over Kasich, Trump

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was projected to not just win Utah with a big lead over Ohio Gov. John Kasich and GOP front-runner Donald Trump, but win with enough votes to take all of the state's 40... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton in Utah Democratic presidential caucus

Sen. Bernie Sanders appears to have had a big night at Utah's first-ever presidential preference caucus. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Our favorite pictures taken from the long caucus lines

Take a look at some of the best photos we've received from Utahns who braved long lines and cold temperatures to cast their vote. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Live blog: Utah's presidential preference caucuses are underway

Utah's presidential preference caucuses are underway. Democratic and Republican party leaders are expecting a large turnout for Tuesday's neighborhood caucus meetings in what they're saying... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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UDOT open house set for Wednesday in American Fork

The Utah Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house Wednesday to discuss traffic flow on 100 East. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly hitting man with car in Provo

Attempted murder charges were filed Tuesday against a Fort Duchesne woman accused of trying to run over a man with a car in Provo. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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SkyWest leader, Nu Skin to be honored at economic summit

Jerry Atkin, former chairman of SkyWest Inc., will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, and Nu Skin Enterprises will receive an Outstanding Company Award at the 10th annual Utah Economic Summit. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Country star Tim McGraw to headline Stadium of Fire '16

Tim McGraw, who has 36 No. 1 country music singles on his resume, will perform during the 2016 Stadium of Fire event in Provo on July 2, it was announced Tuesday. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Construction on 300 South in Provo set to begin April 4

Construction is set to begin on 300 South between 100 West and 700 East on Monday, April 4, and an open house to discuss the project and its impacts has been scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Obama issues drought directive, action plan on World Water Day

President Barack Obama, at the first White House Water Summit Tuesday, is directing a federal, coordinated response to help Western states in particular better cope with the widespread impacts of... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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What voters should know before Utah's presidential preference caucus

Democratic and Republican party leaders are expecting a large turnout for Tuesday's neighborhood caucus meetings in what they're saying could be an influential vote. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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8-year-old Payson boy hit, killed by impaired driver, police say

An 8-year-old Payson boy riding a skateboard was hit and killed by an impaired driver Sunday, police said. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Utahns have lots to chew on heading into presidential preference caucus

After months of saying he'd like to see a governor in the White House, Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for president on Monday, a move Ohio Gov. John Kasich's Utah campaign... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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'Droves' of voters cram caucuses, face delays, ballot shortages

Unprecedented numbers of Utahns flooded voting sites across the Wasatch Front for the state's first presidential preference caucus — jamming up lines, creating major delays, and even leading... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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4 injured, one critically, in Lehi crash

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition and three others were also injured in a crash Monday afternoon in Lehi. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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'In God We Trust' Utah license plate to become new standard option

Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday that will standardize the "In God We Trust" license plate as an option for Utah motorists. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Wal-Mart greeter's super talents paint smiles on children's faces

It seems a lot of people know Glenn Stucki. But many people don't know the Wal-mart greeter's story, or how he loves to make children smile. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Statewide ceremonies to honor Vietnam vets, spouses

The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs will hold six ceremonies throughout the state in March and April to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans and their spouses on the 50th anniversary of... Read more »

March 21, 2016

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UTA changing schedules April 10

Sunday, April 10, is a Utah Transit Authority schedule change day, and with it will comes new additions to UTA’s bus service. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Utah urges local ownership of some federal water projects

A resolution passed this last session by Utah lawmakers encourages Utah's congressional delegation to seek a title transfer for ownership of some federal water projects. Those transfers have... Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Utah unemployment rate steady at 3.4 percent

February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month’s rate of 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate remained unchanged from January at 4.9 percent. Read more »

March 20, 2016

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