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3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: Count My Vote foes give movement an unintended endorsement

Both are strong advocates of keeping the current caucus-convention system of nominating candidates and have been vocal opponents of the Count My Vote movement that would replace the system with direct primaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Edwards, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KSL-TV

American Fork may implement early water restrictions

Utah is facing more drought conditions this summer, and Tuesday night the American Fork City Council will vote on restrictions for outside watering.

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Related Topix: American Fork, UT

KSL-TV

Eagle Mountain family 'grateful' for Safe Haven law

A Utah County family wants the state's Safe Haven law to get more attention, especially after a Pleasant Grove woman is accused of killing six of her newborn children.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT, Violent Crime

BroadcastNewsroom

Clark Merkley Named Chief Operating Officer of Emerald Data Solutions

Emerald Data Solutions, Inc., developer of BoardDocs paperless meeting solutions, is pleased to announce that Clark Merkley has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Salt Lake Tribune

Man suffers critical injuries in Utah County car wreck

The man was the passenger in a Saturn passenger car that was traveling south about 5:30 p.m. on Redwood Road north of Elberta "at a very high rate of speed," Utah Highway Patrol troopers wrote in a press statement.

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Related Topix: Elberta, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah addict: Caring for grandfather with dementia 'saved my life'

A young Utah man was abusing drugs, unemployed and spinning "out of control" when his mother called him in crisis.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Alzheimer's, Health, University of Utah

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Deseret News

Doug Robinson: A thin line between good and evil

It's an old question: How well do we ever know anyone? How do you think you know someone so well and consider someone so "normal" that you ask him/her to babysit your children and then it turns out he or she has a murderous dark side? Before seven dead babies were found in her garage, before she became the subject of a murder investigation, before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pleasant Grove, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Albany Times Union

Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court Monday, April 21, 2014, in Provo, Utah.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT

Houston Chronicle

Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court Monday, April 21, 2014, in Provo, Utah.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT

The Detroit News

Woman accused of killing 6 of her babies making Utah court appearance

Provo, Utah -- Prosecutors are getting more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KSL-TV

5. Search and rescue finds missing man in ...

Utah County Sheriff's search and rescue has found the 25-year-old autistic man who went missing near the mouth of Slate Canyon Sunday, according to Lt.

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KSL-TV

Study: UT population to nearly double by 2050

Utah's population is expected to soar 86 percent by 2050 from 2.9 million to 5.4 million, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake County, UT, Davis County, UT, Provo, UT, Wasatch County, UT

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Big, pricey future Utah highway projects unveiled

The Utah Transportation Commission on Friday unveiled the next highway projects it plans to fund - including rebuilding a key stretch of Interstate 215 in Salt Lake County, improving the "spaghetti bowl" interchange, and converting more stretches of Bangerter Highway into true freeway.

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Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake County, UT, Taylorsville, UT, West Jordan, UT, Riverton, UT

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KSL-TV

Outlets at Traverse Mountain to sport largest LED sign in US

Established in Lehi in November 2012, the Outlets at Traverse Mountain have become a well-known fixture in Utah County.

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

Daily Mail

Girl, 17, accused of murdering cop smiles in court as her attorney...

EXCLUSIVE: Up to five of the 13 sherpas killed by Mount Everest avalanche may have been employed by NBC and Discovery Channel's expedition ahead of next month's summit and televised live jump National manhunt for Minnesota minister, 52, 'who raped underage girls for nearly a decade after telling them it was God's word' Pictured: High school vice ... (more)

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies

Salt Lake Tribune

Study: Utah to nearly double population by 2050

By 2050, Utah is expected to nearly double its population - adding 2.5 million people to its current 2.9 million, with two-thirds coming from "natural growth" through its high birth rate and a third from immigration.

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Related Topix: Utah, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Eagle Mountain, UT, Saratoga Springs, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KSL-TV

Autopsies of 7 deceased infants completed

But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questions surrounding the bizarre and horrific case of Megan Huntsman, 39, are answered.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Grove, UT, Federal Prisons, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Salt Lake Tribune

Shoo-in for Utah County Commission says setbacks built character

A Springville Republican appears headed for a spot on the Utah County Commission, despite having several bankruptcies and a theft conviction on his record, which he says stemmed from a pair of auto accidents, a divorce and a misunderstanding with a former employer.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

KSL-TV

False Utah election mailings spur investigation

Utah elections officials say they don't know who in recent weeks mailed legislative endorsements and attacks purporting to represent a nonprofit group.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Orem, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Jenson's push to get Swallow, Shurtleff to testify suffers setback

Jenson's lawyer hopes to show his client was singled out and prosecuted in retaliation for bucking the alleged "pay-to-play" scheme at the heart of the Swallow scandal.

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Related Topix: Beaver County, UT

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