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8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: The good, the bad and the 'silly' at Utah's DMV

A Salt Lake County woman, whose husband died April 9, noticed the registration on his 2004 Camry was scheduled to expire at month's end, so she went to a Division of Motor Vehicle s office and renewed it, paying the $105 tax.

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Related Topix: Washington County, UT, Hurricane, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSL-TV

Utah residents push for online voting

Utah is getting serious about the concept of voting online after many people said they'd be more likely to vote if they could do it from their computers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Park Record

Tesoro files complaint against County

Tesoro Refining and Marketing filed a complaint in federal district court Wednesday against Summit County alleging that the county has infringed on its constitutional rights by enacting three ordinances in June that Tesoro argues are "arbitrary, capricious and illegal."

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Related Topix: Summit County, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Uintah, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Pet owners turning to the Internet to find lost animals

Pioneer Day should be a day to celebrate Utah's rich heritage with family, friends, and neighbors.

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Deseret News

'No trespassing' sign may not stop officers from entering yard

Chuck Roberts, of West Valley City, created a special "no trespassing" sign. It lets law enforcement know a dog is on the premises and the owner does not consent to search.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT, University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival

KSL-TV

Woman jumps out 3rd story window to avoid police, officer says

A woman with several warrants out for her arrest jumped from a third story window to get away from police, officers said.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Family wins lawsuit over kayakers' deaths in Jordan River

A jury has found several public agencies were at fault in the 2010 kayaking deaths of a Sandy couple who drowned after being pulled into the current created by a constructed drop-off in the Jordan River.

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Related Topix: Sandy, UT, Murray, UT, West Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

O.C. Tanner gift to upgrade Abravanel Hall lounge

There isn't any shag rug in there, but the Tanner Lounge backstage at Abravanel Hall hasn't been remodeled since it debuted in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Theater, Arts

Utah Business

Solar Project Launched at Utah Olympic Oval

Kearns A new, large-scale solar array project is underway at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, where more than 3,000 solar modules will be installed to generate more than 1 million kilowatt hours annually.

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Related Topix: Utah, Kearns, UT, Oquirrh, UT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Two charged in South Salt Lake murder

Two Salt Lake County men have been charged with the murder of a man who was shot to death last month inside a car in a South Salt Lake alley In court documents filed Monday, police wrote that Irving Nunez, 20, of Kearns, and 19-year-old Ernesto Navarro, of West Valley City, were riding in a Mazda passenger car with two other men June 23 when they ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Salt Lake, UT, Kearns, UT, West Valley City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Vets say 10 horses found in Utah field likely died of thirst or hunger

The 10 horses found dead in a field in Magna likely died of thirst or hunger, according to a preliminary examination by the Utah State Veterinarian's Office.

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Related Topix: Magna, UT, Utah State University, Agriculture, Science

KSL-TV

Attorneys to argue for change of venue request in deputy killing

Attorneys for a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.

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Related Topix: West Jordan, UT

Deseret News

A.G. scandal: 'Innocent until proven guilty'

Max Wheeler, left, attorney for Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, right, talks about charges of bribery and various other charges against his client who was booked and released from the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Robert Bennett, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

About Utah: Q&A with former Kearns, Cottonwood principal Reed Wahlquist

It's been a year or two now since he retired. His days are no longer filled with deciphering the teenage mind.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Kearns, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

South Jordan councilman wants school district split on ballot, no matter what mayors say

The mayors of two Utah cities considering a split from the Jordan School District left a recent meeting with school officials optimistic that the district would be left intact.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., South Jordan, UT, West Jordan, UT, West Valley City, UT

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining

The scene was unprecedented : Two former statewide elected officials - who swore an oath to uphold and enforce the law - jailed after being arrested and charged with a slew of public-corruption charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of Utah, Spanish Fork, UT

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Neighbor watch shooter to go free next week

A Bluffdale man convicted of shooting a fellow neighborhood watch advocate will be released from prison on Tuesday as scheduled, the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole has decided.

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Related Topix: Bluffdale, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Salt Lake Tribune

Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird's Hidden Peak ...

Save Our Canyons wants the U.S. Forest Service to stop Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort from proceeding with excavation work for a restaurant on top of Hidden Peak.

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KSL-TV

SL County program offers shelter dogs to 'rescue' workers

"Oh, you are so special, so cute and I love you," she told the 5-month-old dog as she nuzzled her during her Wednesday lunch hour.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Sun & skates: Solar parking to power Utah Olympic Oval

With contributions from the private and public sectors, the oval-owning Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation will unveil plans Monday to install parking canopies in the facility's south lot.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Kearns, UT

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