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  1. Tooele County residents rally to keep 'joint at the point'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    More than 100 Tooele County residents chanted, "Keep the joint at the Point," at a rally Thursday evening across the street from where state officials were holding an open house about the benefits of a new state prison. Land near this city's Wal-Mart distribution center is one of four sites still being considered by the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission to build a replacement for the Utah State Prison at Point of the Mountain in Draper.

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  2. Police: Body of teen found near Draper hiking trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSL-TV

    There are no indications of foul play or that anyone else was with the boy when he died, said Draper Police Sgt. Chad Carpenter.

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  3. Residents want change at Highland intersection after mother and daughter hospitalized from crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KSL-TV

    Residents are calling for change at a Utah County intersection after a mom and a daughter were critically injured in a crash Monday night. The intersection of 118th South and Highland Drive has no traffic light, with drivers that come down the backside of Suncrest in Draper at very fast speeds.

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  4. Semitruck goes through median, closes I-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KSL-TV

    Four I-15 lanes were closed at 14600 South at the Draper/Bluffdale Interchange around 7:40 p.m. according to the Utah Department of Transportation. They expect the lanes to be closed for several hours while crews clean up the accident.

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  5. Prison relocation figures cause audit demand from lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KSL-TV

    A state lawmaker is calling for an audit of what he labeled an "exorbitant" estimate of the economic benefits of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper. "I just can't believe the numbers they're tossing around.

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  6. Guilty verdict brings relief for Wride family, possible life sentence for GrunwaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KSL-TV

    Meagan Grunwald's future hung on whether six women and two men trusted her story that she was forced by an older man to drive while he opened fire out the window, killing one Utah County sheriff's deputy and later wounding another. "The bottom line is, they did not believe ," prosecutor Sam Pead said after consulting the jurors who convicted Grunwald early Saturday morning.

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  7. Lawmaker working on proposal for new prison in DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KSL-TV

    The state lawmaker who is trying to help those who oppose moving the Utah State Prison from Draper launch a referendum said he's putting together a proposal for building a new facility on-site. "I get in trouble for being too practical," said Rep. Fred Cox, R-West Valley City, an architect who helped draw up plans for the state prison in Gunnison and spent several years as a volunteer at the prison in Draper.

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  8. Opponents step up efforts as prison site decision nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KSL-TV

    With a recommendation for a new location for the Utah State Prison coming as soon as next month, opponents of the move are stepping up their efforts. "I think they want to hurry and get it done so people can't continue to express their concerns," said Heidi Balderree of Keep It In Draper.

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  9. Herbert, legislative leaders to D.C. to talk MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., next week to talk about Medicaid expansion. The meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell would be the first formal gathering since the governor and lawmakers weren't able to agree on a plan during the 2015 Legislature.

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  10. Draper woman arrested on suspicion of mail theftRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | KSL-TV

    A 44-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of mail theft after police said she was found in South Jordan with hundreds of pieces of mail belonging to over 125 people. Police say Jennifer Cutsforth of Draper was arrested Thursday after witnesses observed someone driving on the wrong side of the street, stopping at mailboxes and pulling items from them.

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  11. Utah lawmakers won't override governor vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | KSL-TV

    State lawmakers have decided not to override any of the five bills Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed after the 2015 legislative session. Leaders in the Republican-controlled Utah House and Senate made that announcement Friday after polling members in both bodies over the past two weeks.

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  12. 2-alarm house fire in Draper extinguishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The fire started Friday evening in a house on Crimson Oak Drive, about a half mile from the Draper LDS Temple. Many people were inside the home for a birthday party when the fire broke out, but no one was seriously injured.

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  13. Woman again accused of posing as lawyer, advertising onlineRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | KSL-TV

    A Utah woman accused of posing as a lawyer has been re-arrested and the number of charges she faces has tripled as state prosecutors take over a widening case. Karla Carbo, 29, was arrested Friday on accusations she masqueraded as a lawyer in five different court hearings in November through December of last year, according to charging documents unsealed Monday.

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  14. Group wants to use referendum to keep the prison in DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | KSL-TV

    A group that wants to keep the Utah State Prison in Draper has already run into trouble in its attempt to launch a referendum to repeal a new law that includes financing for the relocation process. The proposed referendum from "Keep It In Draper" to repeal HB454 , passed by the 2015 Legislature and signed by Gov. Gary Herbert, came too late to be considered by the state Elections Office.

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  15. Utah County widow preparing for the 'ride of her life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Those who knew Nanette Wride two years ago would probably be shocked to see her now, especially dressed up in serious cycling gear. "I am not a great cyclist," said Wride with a laugh outside her Utah County home.

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  16. WVC officer cleared in fatal January shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KSL-TV

    A West Valley police officer was legally justified when he shot a man he stopped to investigate on his way to work, a district attorney concluded Friday. For officer Jason Vincent, a 12-year veteran with the West Valley Police Department, it is the second time in his career that he has been cleared in the use of deadly force.

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  17. Utah educators skeptical of civics test requirementRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill into law that will require Utah students to pass a citizenship naturalization test before receiving a high school diploma. The bill was signed less than two weeks after Herbert signed a resolution asking state education leaders to look at ways to reduce student assessment, particularly high-stakes testing.

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  18. 'Stations of the Cross' come alive at Skaggs Catholic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Eighth-graders at St. John the Baptist Middle School are preparing for Christ's passion by re-enacting the "Living Stations of the Cross" for students, teachers and visitors to the Skaggs Catholic Center in Draper. It is a unique and inspirational experience for the 141 students who have spent the Lenten season preparing to share the "Way of the Cross" with their faith community.

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  19. Some educators skeptical of civics test requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed a bill into law that will require Utah students to pass a citizenship naturalization test before receiving a high school diploma. The bill was signed less than two weeks after Herbert signed a resolution asking state education leaders to look at ways to reduce student assessment, particularly high-stakes testing.

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  20. Prison workers weigh in on relocation debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KSL-TV

    "The employees that have built lives around the Draper site begin to question, 'Where's it going to go? How far is the commute going to be?" said Justin Miller with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employers, Local 1004. "If we give them more incentives to stay at the state as opposed to transferring to a county, I think, long term, it'll save taxpayers' money," Miller said.

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