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3 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

Deseret News

10 years later, Lori Hacking's mother forgives, but 'will never get over it'

Thelma Soares, mother of Lori Hacking, shows photos and reads a poem about Lori in her home in Orem, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Deseret News

Criminal investigation launched after 9 horses found dead in Magna

A resident called animal control officers after finding the horses' bodies Friday in a field near the Pleasant Green Cemetery, 9200 W. 3500 South.

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Related Topix: Magna, UT

Deseret News

Anti-porn rally aims at keeping sexualized ads out of community

Friday morning at 11 a.m., a group of concerned citizens, with the support of numerous anti-pornography organizations, will rally at The Square at 2600 South and 525 West in Bountiful to encourage scandalous-free, skin-free advertising.

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Related Topix: Bountiful, UT, Davis County, UT, Marketing

Park Record

PCMR v. Talisker: three mayors, one letter to Vail, zero signatures

A Salt Lake City man in June sought the signatures of the mayors of Park City, Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County on a letter to Vail Resorts that was sensitive to the Park City Mountain Resort side in a high-profile lawsuit involving PCMR, the firm that owns most of the terrain underlying the resort and Vail Resorts.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Park City, UT

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