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$40 million needed to ready Olympic venues for new bid may not be repaid

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GOP legislative leaders pledged Thursday the state will come up with the nearly $40 million needed to ready Utah's Olympic...

Meeting turns up heat on water, canyon development

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A legislative meeting that looked at recommendations of the Quality Growth Commission on the issue of Salt Lake City's...

Ex-Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott dies, family confirms

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Four years after he was diagnosed with a progressive form of dementia, former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott died at 4...

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Gov. Herbert: 'Honest difference of opinion' over release of A.G. report

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Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday there's "an honest difference of opinion" that may end up in court over whether he can keep...

Our Schools Now has one-fourth of needed signatures for 2018 ballot initiative

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Backers of the Our Schools Now citizen initiative have collected one-fourth of the signatures needed to place the issue on...

U. researcher named to National Academy of Medicine

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A University of Utah Health biomedical informatics researcher was named to the National Academy of Medicine this week.

Fire chars gallery in historic Springville building

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A historic storefront caught fire Thursday, sending a wall of flames through a gallery and into a real estate office in...

Utah submits more details on Lake Powell pipeline licensing

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The Utah Division of Water Resources submitted additional paperwork on the proposed Lake Powell pipeline to the Federal...

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7-Eleven clerk robbed during seizure calls for kindness for suspect

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A 7-Eleven clerk who was pickpocketed when he suffered a seizure at work is calling for kindness for the woman suspected in...

Photos: Piecing together a strategy to combat climate change

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Standing over a giant puzzle in the shape of Utah, Ben Saxton, left, high-fives Natalia Rubilar, a student at Brigham Young...

Orem police release video of dramatic confrontation

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A 19-year-old man accused of pulling a BB gun on an Orem officer and pulling the trigger is lucky to be alive, police say.

Richard Davis: Giving Utahns a better choice — The United Utah Party

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Former Republicans, Democrats and independents are joining our ranks because they are tired of the extremism of the two major...

12 hours of good eating and entertainment in Ogden

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We went north for (almost) 12 hours of fun in Ogden, a city bursting with interesting places to go, good restaurants and a...

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Kanab real estate agent under investigation for stalking local women, warrant states

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A Kane County real estate agent is being investigated for allegedly stalking local women, taking surreptitious pictures of...

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Health Care Solutions Conference set for Dec. 7 in West Valley

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Registration is now open for the 2017 Health Care Solutions Conference on Dec. 7.

Workforce Services appoints new division director

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The Utah Department of Workforce Services has selected Elizabeth Carver as the new director of Workforce Program, Policy and...

S.L. County to hold open houses on dog park plan

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Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Division is hosting four open houses to educate the public and receive feedback...

NEA president urges Utah educators to take action

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Throughout her career as an educator and a leader in the nation's largest teachers union, Lily Eskelsen Garcia said she...

Taylorsville Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 27

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TAYLORSVILLE The city's 10th annual Trunk or Treat will be held Oct. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the parking lot of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and School, 1441 4630 South.

Love says McAdams enters congressional race to advance career, not political agenda

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Rep. Mia Love had sharp words Thursday for her new Democratic challenger, saying Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is...

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Utah logs 3 more algal bloom outbreaks

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The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is warning the public of three more outbreaks of harmful algal blooms, this time...

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Fast Company highlights Utah nonprofit owned by 'devout Mormons' that looks to help refugees

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Fast Company recently profiled a Utah-based nonprofit that looks to help refugees earn degrees and, eventually, jobs.

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Former Salt Lake councilman convicted of stealing $2.5 million from N.Y. aerospace company

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A federal jury in New York has convicted a Utah man and his Illinois business partner of stealing $2.5 million from an...

3rd man arrested in rape of unconscious teen girl

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Police have arrested a third man charged in the rape of a 14-year-old, unconscious girl recorded on video by one of the...

Man critical after being tossed 30 to 40 feet from car, police say

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Police were hoping to speak Thursday to the driver who fled from a car crash Wednesday night that left a passenger in...

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These 3 Utah cities ranked among best places to live

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The rankings were based on a number of factors, including the crime rates, economy and affordability for each city.

Intermountain Healthcare to restructure, affecting some administrative jobs

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An upcoming organizational restructuring will affect the employment of some administrators at Intermountain Healthcare, the...

Utah Symphony welcomes three new violinists for 2017-18 season

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Salt Lake City native Bonnie Terry, Evgenia Zharzhavskaya and Hannah Linz are excited to be joining the Utah Symphony as...

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A.M. notes: Utah submits Amazon bid, McAdams running for Congress, North Korea threatens strike

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Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Oct. 19.

Jay Evensen: Why did Weber High girls make a racist video?

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One would have hoped the rising generation, so far removed from Jim Crow America, wouldn’t so easily succumb to the...

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Deck the halls with holiday cheer with these upcoming events

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From concerts to lights displays to musicals, the state of Utah is overflowing with events to bring the holiday spirit.

This school honoring Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

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A predominately black school called Davis Magnet IB will lose its namesake next year, replacing it with Barack Obama.

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In our opinion: Voters should carefully weigh new school district bond measures

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As Granite School District and Canyons School District vote on bond proposals, we offer five criteria through which to...