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1 hr ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Man's family disputes police version of shooting

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake complained of shortness of breath and chest pains during the city's Star-Spangled Banner celebration over the weekend and was taken to a hospital for tests.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'They killed him because he's black': Mother's anguish after...

'They killed him because he's black': Mother's anguish after mix-raced son was shot dead by police as he carried Samurai sword home Darrien Hunt, who was 22, was killed by police on Wednesday while he was apparently carrying a Samurai sword Police deny race played a factor in the shooting but so far have declined to provide any other details about how it happened The mother of a young Utah man who was killed by police this week said she thinks he wouldn't have been shot were her son white. . 'I'm in Saratoga Springs, cause it's a safe little community and they killed him,' Susan Hunt said on Friday.

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10 hrs ago | Deseret News

Trip to museum a bonus for families in summer reading program

Allison Madsen reads a story during Library Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

14 hrs ago | New York Post

Hedge-fund execs invest in indie films for producer credits

Hedge-fund and financial industry execs are investing in independent films to snag producer credits and to go on set and meet the stars. Media Society, an LA-based company launched in 2012, gives wealthy individuals the chance to be part of something glamorous, and make up to a 20 percent annualized return on their investment.

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18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

40 students? 50? Teachers share stories of Utah's largest classes

When Cole Urmann and his parents learned how large his fifth-grade class would be, they made a major decision. They decided to switch schools this year, leaving Salt Lake City's Wasatch Elementary for the Salt Lake Arts Academy so Cole wouldn't be one of more than 37 kids in the classroom.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Hindustan Times

Indie films from India leave a mark on global silver screens

After Los Angeles-based director Shonali Bose's third feature, Margarita, with a Straw, had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the audience gave the film a standing ovation. As that happened, TIFF's artistic director Cameron Bailey informed Bose, the film's producer Nilesh Maniyar and heroine, Kalki Koechlin, that this occurred rarely.

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Deseret News

New Utah rabbi hopes to 'perfect the world' through Judaism

Rabbi David Levinsky teaches during a recent visit to the Temple Har Shalom in Park City. His duties will begin July 2015.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

NHP says traffic flow on repaired I-15 'pretty good'

The traffic flow on repaired Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is "pretty good" according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The roadway was opened Friday about 4:45 p.m. after four days of repairs.

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Park Record

Scene clips for Sept. 13

The Christian Center of Park City will host its third annual Hike for Hunger at Deer Valley's Snow Park Lodge on Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 2 p.m. Pre-registration is $25 per person or $50 per family up to five members.

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Deseret News

U. library offers look at 16th-century medical science

Andreas Vesalius' book "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" , first published in 1543, is part of a buildingwide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. Andreas Vesalius' book "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" , first published in 1543, is part of a buildingwide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah.

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Deseret News

Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News

Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KSL-TV

4. Utah man arrested in southern Indiana ...

A man who authorities say was convicted in the 1998 shooting death of his teenage girlfriend in Utah and should've still been in jail has been arrested on suspicion of killing a woman inside a southern Indiana home. Jeffersonville police found the body of 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton on Thursday after a friend called worried about her welfare.

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Nets Daily

Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home is burglarized, few valuables taken

Andrei Kirilenko's home outside Salt Lake City was burglarized over the weekend but his wife, Masha Lopatova told KSL TV in Utah that little of value was taken. Kirlenko, who spent the summer in St. Tropez on the French Riviera and Utah, has been back in New York for about a month.

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Deseret News

University of Utah law school receives $2.2M gift

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chairman and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from the estate of the late Rita E. Fordham. The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chairman and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from the estate of the late Rita E. Fordham.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Lanes of Vegas-Salt Lake City freeway may reopen

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Natural Disasters, Flood, Clark County, NV, Moapa, NV, Overton, NV

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah man charged with second kidnapping, assault

A 60-year-old Sandy man - already charged with beating, raping, and trying to drown a woman who was renting a room from him - was charged Thursday with kidnapping and attacking another woman at his home. Both women escaped - one on Aug. 9, the other on Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Teacher in accidental shooting in good condition

A defense lawyer says that a court martial has been recommended in the case of a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago and later winding up in Lebanon for eight years. A Marine hearing officer has recommended a court martial for a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago and later winding up in Lebanon for eight years, a defense lawyer said Friday.

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KSWO

Teacher hurt when gun accidently shatters toilet

Officials say a Utah elementary school teacher has been rushed to the hospital after a concealed firearm she was carrying accidently discharged in a school bathroom and shot her in the leg. Officials say a Utah teacher carrying a concealed firearm at school was struck by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidently fired.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Suspect charged in Jeffersonville homicide previously served time in Utah shooting death

Police have charged a man with murder after a body was found inside a Jeffersonville home and it's not the first time behind bars on that charge. Joseph Oberhansley, 33, was arrested after police were called to a home at 329 Locust Street early Sept.

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KRON 4

Teacher Accidentally Shoots Herself in Leg at Utah Elementary School

Officials say a Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom. Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley says the gun went off shortly before class started Thursday at Westbrook Elementary School, in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville.

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