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Cedar City man killed in head-on collision

A Cedar City man was killed in a head-on collision at 900 North and Main Street around 6 a.m. Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Would Bears Ears monument hinder or protect Native American religion?

Native American supporters of a Bears Ears National Monument say the sacred lands should be protected for cultural resources and sacred rituals. Will a designation do that? Federal land agencies... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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'Cowardly' drive-by shooting injures 13-year-old Kearns girl, police say

A 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand Saturday after someone fired a gun more than a dozen times into the front of her Kearns house, police say. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Hundreds slide down Main Street to beat the heat

Slide the City comes to Salt Lake City once a year, totally closing off several city blocks, and bringing in hundreds, if not a couple thousand participants as the summer sun beats down throughout... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Sheriff's office names deputy who shot man threatening to kill teen girl

Utah County sheriff's deputy Brett Lawrenson has been identified as the officer who shot and killed Daniel Edwards after the man threatened to kill his wife's niece on June 12. Investigators say... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Man shot four times in gang-related argument in Ogden, police say

A man is in critical condition following what police believe was a gang-related shooting early Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Police identify Sandy teen who died while cliff jumping

Police on Saturday confirmed that 15-year-old Anya Ng, of Sandy, died as a result of cliff jumping at Lake Mary near Brighton Resort. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Mailman fired after Pleasant Grove woman discovers dumpster of undelivered mail

A Pleasant Grove woman said she saw a mailman throwing away hundreds of pieces of unopened mail into a dumpster. She returned it to the post office. Now, it's a federal investigation. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Crews fight small wildfire at Tanner Park

Firefighters extinguished a small wildfire along a trail at Tanner Park Saturday that had been spotted by hikers. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Informed decisions: Are Utah taxpayers paying too much or too little?

Local economic experts, education leaders, business executives and other Utah residents say many parts of the state's tax structure are outdated, inefficient or unfair. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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During Ramadan, Sandy family hopes to create world peace through connections

On Friday evening, about 60 people gathered together for an traditional Muslim meal. The host family hopes that through events like this, people will learn to understand each other better. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Man critically injured in scooter mishap

A man driving a scooter was critically injured when the vehicle crashed in a pile of gravel at a construction zone Friday night in Provo. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Changes in State Office of Rehabilitation Services keep the focus on helping people

The overarching goal of a plan to move the Office of Rehabilitation Services into the Department of Workforce Services is to deliver services to people with disabilities in the most efficient and... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Police identify 15-year-old who died cliff jumping at Lake Mary

Search and rescue crews searched for hours Friday before locating the body of a 15-year-old girl in Lake Mary following a cliff jumping accident. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Former Gov. Mike Leavitt campaigns with GOP candidates shunned by own party

To combat GOP pushback against candidates who earned a place on the June 28 primary ballot by gathering signatures under Utah's new election law, Count My Vote supporter and former Utah Gov. Mike... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Miss Utah 2016: Preliminary awards announced night before crowning of Miss Utah

The final night of preliminary competition for the 50 contestants at this year’s Miss Utah pageant wrapped up at Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City Friday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Toddler dies from drowning at family get-together in Alpine

A 3-year-old girl died Friday, one day after family members found her in a pool, police confirmed. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Using human waste to generate power and save thousands of dollars

The North Davis Sewer District just expanded its wastewater treatment facility in anticipation of big growth in the region, but it'll do much more than just treat human waste. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Ex-Congresswoman Enid Mickelsen to head GOP rules committee at convention

Former Utah congresswoman Enid Mickelsen will head the powerful rules committee at next month's Republican National Convention, where Donald Trump is set to be formally nominated as the party's... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Deputy shoots out tire, leading fleeing vehicle to crash, police say

A sheriff's deputy shot out the tire of a fleeing vehicle during a police pursuit Thursday that ended in a crash, authorities said. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Jobs expo targets hard hit Uinta Basin with opportunity along Wasatch Front

Uinta Basin counties and other energy dependent counties are partnering in a job fair event to address the high unemployment rate effecting the areas in the wake of the most recent energy market... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Daybreak sold to Minnesota investment group

Rio Tinto Kennecott announced Friday that the company had reached an agreement with Minnesota-based investment firm VÄrde Partners to sell its land and associated assets in the Daybreak... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Photos and videos: Jordanelle's Aqua X Zone makes a splash

Hunter Patterson jumps from a platform as his brother, Chad Patterson, right, climbs out of the water at Aqua X Zone at Jordanelle State Park near Heber City on Friday. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Love-Owens congressional race earns another 'toss-up' rating

A second nonpartisan national political ratings entity has declared the 4th District rematch between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democrat Doug Owens a "toss-up." Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Obama heads to national parks as Bears Ears remains in play

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell touted President Barack Obama's track record of designating national monuments to recognize the untold stories of minority populations. Native American tribes are... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Woman pleads guilty in carjacking that killed returned missionary

A West Valley woman has pleaded guilty to robbery for her role in a series of carjackings that ended in a crash killing recently returned missionary Jazmyn Jeppson. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Gov. Herbert turns down TV debate with primary opponent, Jonathan Johnson

Gov. Gary Herbert won't participate in a televised debate with his Republican primary challenger, Jonathan Johnson, citing a busy campaign schedule between now and the June 28 election. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Miss Utah 2016: Classical violinist wins preliminary competition after flinging bow on stage

Fifty pageant titleholders from across Utah concluded their second round of preliminary competition at Capitol Theatre Thursday night, taking one contestant one step closer to the title of Miss... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Lehi library sponsoring coloring club

The Lehi library is introducing a new monthly coloring club for adults and teens on Tuesday, June 21, from 7-8 p.m. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Murray Fun Days kicks off June 28

Murray's annual Fun Days will kick off Tuesday, June 28, with performances of the patriotic musical “1776.” Read more »

June 17, 2016

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South Jordan police honor 3 for their service

Earlier this month, the South Jordan Police Department honored three individuals for their work with the department over the past year. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Storm drain project to affect Am. Fork traffic

American Fork is currently working on a storm drain improvement project that will affect several areas. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Kidnapping case dismissed after alleged victim doesn't show up to testify

Kidnapping and assault charges against a Sandy man were dismissed this week after the alleged victim in the case twice failed to show up in court to testify against him. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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West Valley detective cleared in shooting of man upset by wife's cancer

A West Valley police detective was legally justified when he shot an armed man who had reportedly fired his gun in the air and fought with family members after learning his wife could be dying of... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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WGU names v.p. for institutional advancement

Dr. Fred Hurst, the architect of Northern Arizona University's competency-based education programs and a leader in technology-enabled higher education, has joined Western Governors University as... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Professor now rates Love-Owens race a 'toss-up'

Democrats are touting that the 4th District race between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens is now being called a "toss-up" by a University of Virginia professor. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Babysitter held teens hostage for hours for drinking her vodka, police say

Police arrested a woman after she allegedly held four teenagers hostage for up to five hours over the weekend for drinking her vodka while she baby-sat them. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Police ID woman killed in Lindon crash

Police have identified the woman who was killed in a crash on Geneva Road this week. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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S.L. police seek 2 men in connection to killing of man found in parking lot

Police are seeking the public's help locating two people believed to be connected to the killing of a man in Salt Lake City last month. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Informed decisions: Weighing Utah's need for water, roads and mass transit

Keeping up with Utah's population growth includes planning, funding and maintaining a robust infrastructure in the state, according to a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Charges: Provo man killed father, broke his back and put body in freezer

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Provo man accused of killing his father and hiding the man's body in a freezer. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Bob Mullins, the Deseret News' Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, passes away at age 91

Robert D. “Bob” Mullins, the Pulitzer Prize-winning former Deseret News writer, died Wednesday, June 8, at the age of 91. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Photos: 50th season of Mormon Miracle Pageant in Manti opens Thursday

Wednesday was the dress rehearsal and final day of preparations for the 50th season of the Mormon Miracle Pageant. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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CPR classes to be held at Herriman fire stations

The Unified Fire Authority will be providing free hands-only CPR training to the citizens of Riverton, Herriman and neighboring communities. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Firefighter injured while battling Utah wildfire threatening homes

A firefighter was injured Thursday while responding to an ongoing wildfire in southern Utah, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Utah educators selected as finalists to lead state education office

Two Utah educators have been selected as finalists to become the next state superintendent of public instruction, education leaders announced Thursday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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3rd District primary race heats up between Chaffetz, Teng

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is facing a primary election challenge in his bid for a fifth term in Congress from fellow Republican Chia-Chi Teng, a BYU professor and former Microsoft software engineer. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Patience is key during reunification drill at West Jordan school

An earthquake, power outage, criminal activity; these are just a few reasons a school could release students early. About 400 families participated a “reunification drill” Thursday at... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Final stalking charged dismissed against ex-Myton police chief

The last of three stalking charges filed against former Myton Police Chief Thomas Butterfield was dismissed Tuesday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Photos: Ceremony recognizes 17 children who have obtained U.S. citizenship

Soon-to-be citizens and guests stand to recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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