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Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

In a labor of love, about 130 University of Utah students spent Wednesday painting and cleaning The Road Home's winter overflow shelter. The shelter is an emergency home for homeless families... Read more »

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West Jordan, Murray residents search for answers after flooding

Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all... Read more »

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Bullet fragment found under homicide victim was fired from recovered gun, expert testifies

An expert in firearms examination testified Wednesday that the copper jacket from a .44 magnum cartridge found under a Roosevelt man's body was fired from the same gun police recovered when they... Read more »

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Floods, fire and hope in Sanpete County

A federal program is working in partnership with counties and communities to help prevent the devastating impacts from floods, fires and wind. In Sanpete County, the Natural Resources Conservation... Read more »

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Utah researchers tackle gene mutation resistance in leukemia patients

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have identified a specific gene mutation that helps regulate chronic myeloid leukemia, giving patients a normal life and normal life expectancy. Read more »

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Ogden woman accused of planning husband's murder in El Salvador deported

An Ogden woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more »

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Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

A man wanted for allegedly groping a teen girl inside a Sandy Target store has surrendered to authorities. Read more »

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Remote corner of Navajo Nation to get electricity thanks to business deal

Most people take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell, some families have been waiting decades to get electricity, and... Read more »

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Canyons Students come back to school in style

Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »

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West Valley police looking for men they say robbed a convenience store

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday night in West Valley City. Read more »

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City officals say North Salt Lake not liable for landslide

North Salt Lake officials said the city will not claim responsibility for a landslide that destroyed one home and damaged a tennis club more than two weeks ago. Read more »

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Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »

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Program provides low-income families opportunity to stay connected

A Comcast-funded program that helps low-income families receive inexpensive computers and cheap Internet service has also upgraded the Glendale Community Learning Center. Read more »

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Spanish Fork-Springville Airport hosting day of activities

The public is invited to the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport for a day of Aeroplanes, Trains, and Automobiles on Sept. 13. Read more »

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Board appointed to oversee school fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »

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Orem boy found safe after being missing for 21 hours

A 14-year-old Orem boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours. Read more »

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Utah argues for more time to file appeal in gay marriage recognition case

The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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Public will soon see 125-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Grand County

The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the... Read more »

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Salt Lake City School District announces teacher awards

The Salt Lake City School District has announced its Teacher of the Year award winners. Read more »

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SLCC students offered free week of transit on UTA

Salt Lake Community College students will be offered a free week of transportation on Utah Transit Authority TRAX and bus service from Monday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 31. Read more »

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Uintah County homicide victim always willing to help others, witnesses testify

One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance on April 21, 2013,... Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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