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

    9 hrs ago | 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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  2. 2-alarm house fire in Draper extinguishedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | 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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  3. Woman again accused of posing as lawyer, advertising onlineRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  4. Group wants to use referendum to keep the prison in DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | 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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  5. Utah County widow preparing for the 'ride of her life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  6. WVC officer cleared in fatal January shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | 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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  7. Utah educators skeptical of civics test requirementRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | 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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  8. 'Stations of the Cross' come alive at Skaggs Catholic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | 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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  9. Some educators skeptical of civics test requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  10. Prison workers weigh in on relocation debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | 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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  11. 4. Legislative session ends with $510M in new ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Taxes, technology, testing and teacher salaries were among a long list of bills debated by the Legislature that will change how schools are funded, how students are taught and how parents get involved. It's a year of increase for education, with about $510 million in new money going to public schools.

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  12. 5. Lawmakers must vote on new prison siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KSL-TV

    A bill requiring the full Legislature to vote on the site of a new state prison and create a new commission to oversee the move now awaits Gov. Gary Herbert's consideration. HB454 specifies that the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission does not have the final say on where the Utah State Prison, currently in Draper, will be relocated.

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  13. 5. No deal this session on Healthy UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KSL-TV

    There won't be a deal on Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion this session, but the governor promised Thursday he and legislative leaders will come up with a compromise by July 31. Just hours before the end of the 2015 Legislature, the governor said negotiations with the House and Senate that lasted throughout much of the session failed to produce an acceptable plan to provide health care to low-income Utahns. "It's become clear to me and I think my colleagues that we're not going to be able to find a conclusion in this session that's going to be satisfactory to us all," Herbert said.

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  14. Clock ticks as lawmakers work to make Healthy Utah dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KSL-TV

    There's a deal in the works in the ongoing back-and-forth between the House and the Senate over Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. But there may not be enough time to get the governor, House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, and Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, on board before the 2015 Legislature ends at midnight Thursday.

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  15. House approves $75M property tax increase to equalize school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The House on Wednesday approved a bill that would generate $75 million in revenue by increasing Utah's basic property tax rate to equalize funding for schools. Utah hasn't adjusted its property tax rate since 1996, resulting in a loss of about $90 million due to inflation, according to Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan.

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  16. Push for prison reform before relocationRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | KSL-TV

    That may be tough to do amid the raging debate, but mental health advocates want criminal justice reforms from state lawmakers first. "Folks who have mental illness really need treatment before they need any sort of incarceration," said Jamie Justice, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Utah, "Especially those who are non-violent offenders."

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  17. Photos: Local puppies start journey to becoming law enforcement dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | KSL-TV

    At a "puppy placement ceremony" in Ogden, volunteers with local nonprofit Havoc K9 met the dogs they will be training in their homes for the next year. The organization raises puppies and trains them to work with law enforcement and first responders before giving the dogs to local agencies free of charge.

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  18. 4. Sedan swerves into family of 6, strikes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Police are looking for a vehicle that swerved into a family of six walking along Pony Express Rd. in Draper Friday night, colliding with a father pushing a stroller. The accident occurred at about 8:30 p.m. at 13000 S. Pony Express Rd., according to Draper City Police Sgt.

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  19. Sinkhole repair closes busy Draper intersection for morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Crews continued repairing the road at a busy intersection in Draper Wednesday morning after a water main break created a huge sinkhole. Darrin Jensen.

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  20. Prosecutors: Teen killed girlfriend, dumped body in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Just short of three years to the day that the body of 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak was found in the Jordan River, the preliminary hearing for the teenager accused of beating her to death began Monday. Police say the boy was just 14 when he killed his girlfriend.

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