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University of Utah launches new institute to help inform public policy decisions

More 100 local, state and national leaders gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new University of Utah institute formed to drive better-informed public policy... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir again safe for swimming

Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir is now safe for swimming after chemical algaecide treatment decreased contamination levels. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Tooele Rendezvous slated Sept. 25-27

The 22nd annual American Heritage Festival Mountain Man Rendezvous and Black Powder Fun Shoot is scheduled for later this month. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Summer rain eases drought impacts for much of Utah

August rain totals well above average for three consecutive years have helped Utah weather the impacts of limited snowpack and other drought conditions. The rain prevented tapping into reservoir... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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New fighter jets arrive at Hill Air Force Base (+photos)

A new squadron of fighter jets has started arriving at northern Utah's Hill Air Force Base. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Crews contain Quail Hollow Fire

The Quail Hollow Fire was 100 percent contained by 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Unified Fire Authority said. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Roy dancer makes 'So You Think You Can Dance' finale, top 4

Roy jazz dancer Hailee Payne was voted into the "So You Think You Can Dance" top four Monday night. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

The Lehi City Public Library will host a workshop on "Summer Vegetables" as part of the Healthy Eating on a Budget series. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Mapleton reduces water rates

The Mapleton City Council has adopted a resolution approving a reduction in water rates. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Heber City Main Street getting new street crossing system

The Utah Department of Transportation plans to install a new system to make Heber City's Main Street safer. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Employee accidentally fires gun inside Utah County Attorney's Office

A shot was accidentally fired through a window of the Utah County Attorney's Office last week. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Former Saratoga Springs fire captain alleges sex discrimination in lawsuit

A female fire captain who served as acting chief of the Saratoga Springs Fire Department says in a federal lawsuit that the city allowed the new fire chief to discriminate against her. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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School pays tribute to janitor 'Mr. Steve' with memorial bench

Steve Anderson, a favorite janitor from Crestview Elementary School, was honored Wednesday in a memorial dedication. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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2 Magna killings likely connected, police say

Unified police detectives now believe the deaths of two Magna residents whose bodies were found within two days of each other are connected. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Three Highland sisters can hear again thanks to cochlear implants

Three sisters, one surgery. Three girls in a Utah family had severe hearing loss. But they took the leap and got cochlear implants to help them hear again. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Sandy City Council bans animal gas chamber beginning next year

Following a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Sandy City Council will require the euthanizing all animals to be performed by lethal injection rather than a gas chamber beginning in 2016. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Wind-fueled wildfire sparks scare in Cottonwood Heights

About 30 homes were evacuated and an additional 30 threatened by the wind-fueled Quail Hollow Fire near Wasatch Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Mayors take a ride on new Riverton bike lanes

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Riverton Mayor Bill Applegarth joined cyclists in Riverton and talked about new bike lanes along busy 2700 West. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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U. law school celebrates opening of 'building for the future'

Elevators at the new S.J. Quinney College of Law building were packed Tuesday morning as nearly 900 people made their way to the sixth floor auditorium for a grand opening ceremony. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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BLM to study wild horse, burro populations

Field offices of the Utah Bureau of Land Management want to conduct population studies of wild horses and burros to arrive at better management strategies. Leaders from several rural counties in... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Panel of judges to meet, determine need for grand jury

A panel of judges is scheduled to meet next month to hear testimony to determine whether reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Schools for deaf and blind offering sign language classes

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is offering American Sign Language classes to the public. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Salt Lake County district attorney takes leadership over city prosecution office

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office officially assumed management of the Salt Lake City prosecutor's office Tuesday, resulting in four city employees being laid off. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Ogden Salvation Army needs help after thieves cause major damage

The Ogden Salvation Army says thieves are hurting its ability to feed the needy and the homeless. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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