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Dump truck downs power lines, closes Redwood Road

Fire crews reopened Redwood Road between Center Street and I-215 Saturday afternoon after a dump truck crashed and took down several power lines earlier in the morning. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Former S.L. public safety building development to include supportive housing for homeless

The Magnolia, a planned 65-unit supportive housing development as part of Violin School Common, will be the latest addition to The Road Home's housing options, which serve more people than its... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Col. Jack Tueller remembered for service to country, playing trumpet

One of Utah's most well-known World War II veterans died at the age of 95. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Magna marks end of summer with Main Street Arts Festival

Karl Strange, left, and Chad Reynolds of The Love Strange play at the Main Street Arts Festival in Magna on Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Getting your goat: Refugees auction livestock at S.L. County Fair

Growing almost as fast as the animals they raise, youth participants of the East African Refugee Goat Project of Utah celebrated the highlight of their year Saturday as they brought their goats... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Fly and be free: Conservation garden releases 500 monarch butterflies

Grant and Amy Smith try to keep their son, Colby, still as a monarch butterfly rests on his head at the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District’s Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan on... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Ready for takeoff: Flight simulation allows autistic children to get used to air travel

Flying is anxiety-inducing enough for the average person who has to deal with cramped spaces and possible delays. “Sights, sounds, smells will add to that anxiety” for a child on the... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Hal Boyd: Gary Johnson says Mitt Romney would be 'guaranteed' a spot in his administration

“If Mitt Romney wants to be a part of the administration, that would be a guarantee.” Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Court upholds sex abuse conviction for doctor found guilty of killing wife

The Court of Appeals has upheld a sexual abuse conviction for Martin MacNeill, a Utah County doctor made infamous when he was found guilty of murdering his wife. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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What to discuss while living in a multigenerational household

Before you unite your family under one roof, there are some topics you should discuss, including the permanency of the situation and who's going to pay what bills. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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AP Explains: Why Aleppo is Syria's fiercest battleground

bels and government forces each promising to unite the divided city, Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war. Relentless shelling and airstrikes have killed more... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Five ultra young college students and where they went

As 12-year-old Jeremy Shuler prepares to start his engineering program at Cornell, take a look at several of the more notable prodigies in recent years. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Popular 'Obamacare' provision gives young adults coverage

hultz figured she'd be OK without health insurance during the months between finishing graduate school and joining the Peace Corps. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Tanning industry blames 10,000 salon closings on 'Obamacare'

The tanning salon industry is feeling burned by "Obamacare." Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Flint water case could hinge in part on misconduct charges

The prosecution of current and former state of Michigan employees for their role in Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis likely will face an early test over whether one of the most serious... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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New poll shows Americans are split on how much government should help the poor

A poll released by the Los Angeles Times this week shows a stark divide among political, economic and racial groups on views toward poverty. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Parents putting off retirement to pay kids' college tab

Amy O'Donnell laughs when she says she's working for her 21-year-old daughter. But she's not really joking. The woman is delaying retirement to help pay for her child's education, and a survey... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Man who owes insurance to 'Obamacare' still voting for Trump

Bruce Bradford is a longtime Republican who dislikes big government and government handouts. But he acknowledges that he's been saved by insurance obtained under President Barack Obama's health... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Cancer patient could not get coverage before 'Obamacare'

care will be on Rebecca Esparza's mind in the voting booth this fall. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Repeal or retain? Election opens final act for 'Obamacare'

Election Day 2016 will raise the curtain on the final act in the nation's long-running political drama over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Judge who said she wouldn't marry gays fights back against recommendation she be fired

The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments this week in the case against a judge who is fighting to keep her job after publicly stating that her Christian faith prevents her from performing same-sex... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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How this California court is giving drug-addicted parents a second chance

An innovative program in Sacramento, California, is giving drug-addicted parents a second chance to get clean while keeping their families intact. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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The National Park Service celebrates America's jazz music in New Orleans

In New Orleans, a National Park Service site celebrates the long history of jazz. Guided walks, concerts and exhibits tell the long history of what many refer to as America's music. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2016

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Charges: Clerks at West Valley convenience store defrauded food stamps program

Two South Jordan men were charged this week for allegedly colluding with some customers at a West Valley City convenient store to complete fraudulent transactions under the federal Supplemental... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Longtime metro Phoenix sheriff faces his toughest race ever

The longtime sheriff of the metropolitan Phoenix area is facing his toughest political race ever to try to keep his job, with top aides under investigation for misconduct and the lawman himself... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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In-person voting fraud is rare, doesn't affect elections

Donald Trump's newest campaign ad begins with a warning: "In Hillary Clinton's America, the system stays rigged against Americans." Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Photos: Taking another bite of the caramel apple at the Salt Lake County Fair

Jacey Smith takes a bite out of a caramel apple as friend Jadyn Hansen eats popcorn at the Salt Lake County Fair at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center in South Jordan on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Man charged in vandalism of Hurricane school, other buildings

A 20-year-old man was charged Friday with vandalizing multiple buildings in Hurricane, including a middle school, and spray painting a message that is hostile to police. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Feds appeal decision granting bond hearing to man held in jail 3 years while in deportation proceedings

Attorneys representing the federal government are appealing to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals a federal judge's order to grant an individualized bond hearing to a man held three years in the... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Faith-based groups mobilize to aid Louisiana flood victims

In a northern Baton Rouge suburb last weekend, Jared Stockstill watched with alarm as the floodwaters rose on his street. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Libertarian presidential ticket pledges balanced budget, entitlement reform

Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson and running mate William Weld have a vision of what their first 100 days in office would look like: A wide highway cutting down the middle of partisan... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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LDS Church clarifies Rep. Stewart's story about Russian missionaries

The LDS Church released a statement referring to the six members who were detained in Russia and mentioned in remarks by Rep. Chris Stewart. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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'It's a whole new world': Utah centenarians celebrate life at governor's gala

Fifty-four of Utah's 140 statewide centenarians attended the Centenarian Celebration on Friday. The luncheon hosted by Gov. Gary Herbert was held at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Kaysville City Council orders councilman to pay back $6,000 in city funds

After hours of debate that lasted until just before midnight Thursday, the Kaysville City Council ordered Councilman Dave Adams to repay the nearly $6,000 in city funds he used to repair his... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Why the end of Gawker may be great for journalism but terrible for the First Amendment

Controversial news and gossip website Gawker is shutting down this week after essentially being driven into bankruptcy by someone it once wrote about. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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4 Muslim vets on life in the military

Four military veterans share their experiences as Muslims serving in the armed forces. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Parents balk at EpiPen price increases

As families look to restock on the lifesaving medication, many are recoiling at the price, which has roughly quadrupled since 2007. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Photos: Competitors up against a brick wall

Kim Pierce contains mortar with his trowel as Ernesto Alvarez looks on during the Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 regional competition in West Jordan on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Clean energy? The best is what you don't use

It's been said the cleanest kilowatt-hour is the one you never use, and it's the cheapest too. A new report details how energy efficiency programs in five Southwest states, including Utah, have... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Crucial Utah vote on Facebook tax-break plan postponed

A crucial vote on a plan to lure a Facebook data center to West Jordan with up to $240 million in tax breaks will be postponed at least a week. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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12-year-old boy missing for several hours found in Millcreek

A 12-year-old boy was found in good condition late Friday afternoon after going missing for several hours, police said. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes

The U.S. scrambled fighter aircraft Thursday to protect American special operations forces and allies from Syrian government warplane attacks near the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh, the... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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How to negotiate salary in a job offer

More than half of American workers take the first offer during salary negotiation, when it's possible to do so much better. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Devices keeping you awake? Get more daylight, study suggests

A new study from the journal Sleep Science suggests that sunshine exposure during the day may counteract some sleep disturbances linked to mobile device use. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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San Francisco honors Tony Bennett with statue, festivities

If ever there was a man to throw a grand birthday bash for in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Utah woman looking for man who saved her life on playground 4 years ago

On a playground in Draper a little over four years ago, Maria Forbes’ life took a turn for the worse. The near-death experience was captured on video, and so was the moment a man came to her... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Timpanogos Cave marks park service’s centennial with free events Saturday

Timpanogos Cave National Monument will celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial with “Arts in the Park Day” on Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Justice Ginsburg laments deadlocks on short-handed court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said split 4-4 decisions by the short-handed high court have left important public policy issues up in the air, including the president's immigration... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Touring flooding, Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump's campaign turnaround plan on Friday featured the unorthodox candidate acting much like a conventional... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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Utah jobless rate at 3.9 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2016 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 43,800 jobs to the economy compared with last July. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2016

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