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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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Deseret News Classic: Marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K results

Explore the full race results from the Deseret News Classic races including placements, times and pace on the Deseret News Classic searchable database. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Draper house explodes into flames, hospitalizing homeowner

A Draper house exploded into flames Friday morning, hospitalizing one man with burns and leaving his family's belongings scattered across neighbors' lawns. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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A perfect day for a parade (+video)

To help make such a memorable celebration last a little longer, here's a video tribute to the parade, courtesy of DeseretNews.com. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Olympic gold medalists team with sponsors as they prepare for 2018

The Center of Excellence in Park City is where athletes dream of Olympic glory, but that dream is expensive. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Levan wildfire burns 'well over 1,000' acres Thursday

A brush fire burned more than 1,000 acres south of Levan and caused the temporary evacuation of eight homes Thursday. It is one of several fires burning throughout Utah. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Volunteers provide clothing, food, flip-flops during Pioneer Day event

About 50 volunteers distributed food, clothing and hygiene kits outside The Road Home homeless shelter Thursday to adults and children in need as part of an annual Pioneer Day charity event. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to a head-on collision that killed two Eagle Mountain residents and injured three others. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Native Americans celebrate heritage, culture at Liberty Park

The 20th annual Native American Celebration in the Park on Thursday at Liberty Park honored the heritage and culture of Native Americans with dancing, food and entertainment for the entire family. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Parade spectators celebrate pioneers past and present

Thousands flocked to downtown Salt Lake City from near and far Thursday to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage in the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »

July 24, 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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Missouri hiker found dead in hot Wayne County canyon

Triple-digit temperatures may have been a factor in the death of a hiker in southern Utah. 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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See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

See the Salt Lake Valley through the eyes of the pioneers who entered it on July 24, 1847, as well as the pioneers who came before and followed after. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Rare cancer treatment leaves Provo teen hopeful

Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K filled with smiles

SALT LAKE CITY — The annual Deseret News Classic 5K began with lots of smiles at 7 a.m. at the Wasatch Elementary School playground on Thursday. The race, which was one of many races that... 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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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

Using Deseret News archive photos, here's a photographic look back through the parade's history, starting in 1864 and moving through 2013. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The ultimate Pioneer Day challenge: Test your knowledge of Utah's heritage

Test your knowledge of the people, places and events surrounding July 24, 1847, and the Mormon colonization of the West. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Four Utah wildfires fully contained

A 50-acre fire burning in Ogden Canyon since Saturday was fully contained Wednesday night. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Young pilots are common, experts say

Flight instructors in Utah say student pilots are getting younger and younger, and it’s not uncommon for a 19-year-old to be flying a plane. Read more »

July 23, 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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Chip seal work to begin next week in Ogden Canyon

The dates of a roadway improvement project in Ogden Canyon have changed as resurfacing work will begin Monday on state Route 39. 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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