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National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbert

A national group that advocates conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Oldest giraffe in North America dies at Hogle Zoo

Officials at Hogle Zoo announced Tuesday they made the decision to euthanize Daphne, the oldest giraffe in North America, based on her decline in strength, low energy and a lesser response to pain... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5 places your money might be hiding

Whether it’s on the sidewalk or in the laundry, finding a little cash here and there feels pretty great. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Teen who spends his nights taking care of his family honored by Granite district

Two years ago, Granite Park Junior High School freshman Siaosi Heimuli's life changed when his father died of a stroke. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Woman found stabbed to death in West Valley backyard

A woman's death was being investigated as a homicide in West Valley City, police confirmed Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Blunt force trauma caused S. Carolina woman's zipline death, police say

Blunt force trauma caused the death of a woman who died Friday while riding a zipline at Sundance Mountain Resort, police said Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Police: Woman found near Goshen died of hypothermia

The woman whose naked body was found last week in Utah County died from hypothermia, police said Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Man dies after allegedly ignoring police and jumping from tree

A man causing a disturbance at a Mantua campsite died Sunday after police say he ran from deputies and jumped 100 feet out of a tree. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Are you willing to pay a fee to use trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons?

The National Forest Service is proposing a new fee structure for a number of popular trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. The Forest Service said the money collected would help pay for... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Threats lead to evacuation, schedule change at 2 Murray District schools

Unrelated threats at two Murray School District schools led to the evacuation and early dismissal of one school Monday and a schedule change at another. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Learn how to become foster parent at one of three gatherings

Utah Foster Care will host three community meetings to discuss how to become a licensed foster parent in Utah. There are some 2,700 children in foster care in Utah, and 1 in 4 is Latino. Two of... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Photos: S.L. County expanding curbside glass recycling program

Michelle Brown and Misty Alford look at pieces of glass while touring the a newly expanded Momentum Recycling facility in Salt Lake City on Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Annual Utah Energy Development Summit set for May 24-25

The fifth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Internet task force makes multiple arrests from Craigslist ads

At least five people were arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force over the weekend. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Cars, homes, police station damaged in rampage that seriously injured at least one

Unified police were retracing the steps Monday of a man who detectives say went on a rampage early Sunday against his former business partner and apparently many of his clients. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly

The two-week national Click It or Ticket safety campaign started Monday. Justin Harding, the governor's chief of staff, and his family shared their story about surviving a car crash due to wearing... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Father, son make first court appearance in Centerville kidnapping case

A father and son made their first court appearance Monday on charges of kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing to Wyoming. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple

A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Huntsville man with unreported history of domestic violence killed wife, police say

Investigators on Monday said they have discovered evidence of a history of domestic violence between Deborah Biccum and her husband, who is accused of killing her. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaign

An organization is rolling out the "U-Turn Utah" advertising campaign targeting audiences in multiple states in the West. The campaign criticizes Utah's efforts to get control of 32 million acres... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Police suspect arson in house fire that killed S.L. restaurateur

The 72-year-old co-owner of Gastronomy Inc. died and his estranged husband is in jail Sunday after a Capitol Hill area house fire that police are calling suspicious. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah artisan's handmade guitars gaining national reputation

When seven jazz guitarists recently took the stage to wrap up the 22nd season of the Jazz at the Capitol Theatre concert series, the spotlight also fell on a Utah artisan whose handmade guitars... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Ballet West artists prepare original works for 'Innovations' amid promotions

Dancers at Ballet West feel the heat each spring as they make way for new dancers, compete to choreograph and anticipate contract renewals. One dancer makes light of the resulting pecking order in... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Man discovers, restores statues from American Fork's Fairyland Park

A Utah man discovered two statues of a storybook-themed park torn down 40 years ago that were hidden in American Fork. He restored them and gave them back. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Judge receives 2016 Peacekeeper Award

Third District Judge Royal I. Hansen was presented with the 2016 Peacekeeper Award by the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Pony Express Days festival May 27-June 4

Eagle Mountain's Pony Express Days festival is set for Friday, May 27, through Saturday, June 4. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Judiciary panel OK’s ex-Centerville mayor's appointment as federal judge

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week unanimously approved the nomination of former Centerville Mayor Ronald Russell to the U.S. District Court for Utah. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Horse owners urged to have animals vaccinated

A recent case of rabies found in a horse in Arizona is a good reminder to all horse owners in Utah to make sure all your equine vaccinations are current​, to include rabies vaccination​. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Bank bomb scare prompts evacuation of multiple businesses

About a dozen businesses were evacuated for approximately three hours Monday because of a bomb threat at a nearby bank. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Festival celebrates cultural traditions

Serbian folk dance group KUD Rastko performs during the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City on Sunday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Weber County deputies investigating possible homicide near Huntsville

A woman died and Weber County sheriff's deputies detained her husband Sunday after being called to condominium on the shores of Pineview Reservoir. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Man rams truck into police station, assaults associate in rampage, police say

A man is in custody after he allegedly rammed his truck into parked cars, a porch and a police substation before assaulting a business associate in what police called an overnight rampage in... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Leonardo chief's doing a job she believes in

Even before the Leonardo was open and before anyone knew what it would become, Alexandra Hesse knew she would work there. Now she is leading the museum and taking it in a new direction. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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St. George teen dies, another injured in rollover

An 18-year-old man died and a 16-year-old girl was severely injured Sunday when the car they were in overturned on state Route 18 near St. George, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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About Utah: Others opened the door, but she did the walking

Through a combination of her own pluck and plenty of help from others, African immigrant and college graduate Leah Tsiame Thacker is living the American dream. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systems

A synopsis by the Utah Geological Survey detailing the latest trends in the state's energy resources shows solar development is booming on both a large utility-scale level and in the addition of... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Photos: Here comes the sun

Golfers enjoy a break in the rain at Valley View Golf Course in Layton on Sunday, May 22, 2016. The weather forecast for the week ahead calls for mostly sunny skies, with temperatures in the... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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A family's faith and a mother's legacy shine through The Emily Effect

Most people know perinatal mood disorders as "postpartum depression" or the "baby blues." For Emily Dyches, it meant anxiety, panic attacks and PTSD. Her family wants to share her difficult story... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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South Carolina woman dies on Sundance zip line

The woman who died Friday at Sundance Mountain Resort while riding a zip line has been identified as Lisa Lambe, 55, of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Firefighter, 3 others injured in apartment blaze

A large fire ripped through a Salt Lake apartment complex early Saturday, injuring three residents and one firefighter and causing about $200,000 in damage. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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8 injured in 3-car West Haven crash

Six adults and two children were taken to hospitals Saturday after three vehicles crashed at 1900 West and 2250 South. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Police: Man shot, injured by officer in Ogden

Police confirmed a man was shot and injured by police Friday night in Ogden. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Discovery Gateway opens new health-focused exhibit

"Move It," a new exhibit at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum in Salt Lake City, opened Saturday. The exhibit is meant to promote health and physical activity as children develop. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Teen in critical condition after friend stabbed him with sword, police say

A 17-year-old is in critical condition after police say his friend stabbed him with a sword during a sleepover early Saturday morning. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Holladay man killed, son injured in shooting at party

A man is dead and his son injured after a party in a Holladay apartment erupted in violence. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Co-workers help Syracuse mother conquer daily battle

Employees with The Buckner Co. built a wheelchair accessible ramp for one of their co-workers, Sheli Gallegos. Her daughter, Whitney, lost the use of her legs or left arm in a car accident in 2005. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Sutherland Institute looks to broaden reach as conservative think tank

The Salt Lake City-based Sutherland Institute has plans to reshape itself as a nationally recognized conservative think tank under its new president. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah bus drivers put safety to the test

Utah school bus drivers competed against each other, but mostly honed their own skills as they completed a 20-minute driving course, officiated by the Utah Highway Patrol on Saturday. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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