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  1. 5. House GOP weighs gas tax, Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KSL-TV

    Utah House Republicans emerged from an all-day closed caucus Tuesday with the political will to confront some of the state's biggest issues, Speaker-elect Greg Hughes said. GOP lawmakers didn't take any formal positions but had in-depth discussions on Medicaid expansion, education, the state budget and transportation, specifically the gas tax.

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  2. 5. Poll: Majority of Utahns want Draper prison ...Read the original story

    Wednesday | KSL-TV

    A majority of Utahns want the state prison to stay at Point of the Mountain, according to a new poll. A Dan Jones & Associates survey for UtahPolicy.com found that 55 percent of residents oppose moving the facility, while 36 percent favor a new site.

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  3. Poll: Majority of Utahns want Draper prison to stay putRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KSL-TV

    A majority of Utahns want the state prison to stay at Point of the Mountain, according to a new poll. A Dan Jones & Associates survey for UtahPolicy.com found that 55 percent of residents oppose moving the facility, while 36 percent favor a new site.

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  4. Accused DUI driver to stand trial for murder of Draper momRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KSL-TV

    A man charged with murder after police say he deliberately ran a red light and crashed into oncoming traffic has been ordered to stand trial. Bill Robert Thompson, 44, is accused of running a red light at Lone Peak Parkway and 12300 South on May 8, causing a seven-car accident .

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  5. 4. West Jordan citizens plan gathering to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KSL-TV

    Citizens of West Jordan will hold a town hall meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Oakcrest Elementary School, 8462 Hilltop Oak Drive , to express their concerns about the proposed prison site in their city. The main reason they oppose the prison is because the proposed site is 2,000 feet from Sunset Ridge Middle School, and is also very close to OakCrest Elementary.

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    Thursday Dec 11 | KSL-TV

    The state legislature's Prison Relocation Commission wants to move the state prison out of Draper, even though no city appears willing to build a new facility. Residents and leaders of Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs, among other cities, have said a prison will waste prime real estate.

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  7. Utah National Guard sergeant receives award after saving 3 people from plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KSL-TV

    A Park City man recently received a prestigious award for risking his life to rescue three injured people from a terrible plane crash earlier this year. Staff Sgt.

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  8. West Jordan 'not the place' for state prison, Mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KSL-TV

    Officials from West Jordan, joined by leaders from neighboring communities, expressed their concerns Friday about a proposed site for a new prison not far from the middle school parking lot where they were gathered. "We're here today to paint a picture for you," West Jordan Mayor Kim Rolfe said.

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  9. Mayor Becker: Potential SLC prison sites 'wholly inappropriate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has asked the state Prison Relocation Commission to stop considering sites within the city for a new state prison, calling the properties identified "wholly inappropriate for development." The mayor sent a hefty report dated Monday to the commission and the consultant hired by the state about the sites, located immediately north of the Salt Lake City International Airport and northeast of I-80 and 7200 West.

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  10. 15 local retail shops to check out on Small Business SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KSL-TV

    The following list consists of a variety of popular local retail shops. Check out one of these stores, or visit a preferred shop of your own on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29. This company is all about quality American handmade leather goods.

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  11. 5. Draper police searching for missing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KSL-TV

    Police are searching for a missing 83-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease, who walked away from a care center located at 1020 E. Pioneer Road. Bonnie Jean Winnie was last seen at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

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  12. House Republicans choose Rep. Greg Hughes as new speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | KSL-TV

    House Republicans named Majority Whip Greg Hughes, R-Draper, to replace outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, during a closed caucus meeting Thursday night. Fresh from their own elections Tuesday, GOP House members also chose Rep. Jim Dunnigan, R-Taylorsville, as majority leader; Rep. Francis Gibson, R-Mapleton, as majority whip; and Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, as assistant majority whip.

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  13. Man arrested after allegedly threatening to cut off judge's headRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | KSL-TV

    A man who police say threatened to kill his family and then cut off the head of a Draper judge was arrested Wednesday. Joshua Jonathon Webber, 24, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of "influencing, impeding or retaliating against a judge or member of the Board of Pardons and Parole."

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  14. Disaster response drill in Draper fosters interagency cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Here's the scenario: A large-scale earthquake and several aftershocks hit the Salt Lake Valley, injuring dozens of people and crippling several hospitals that lie near the Wasatch fault, including Lone Peak Hospital. Meanwhile, 34 people among more than 2,200 elementary, middle and high school students at Skaggs Catholic Center are wounded, ranging from cuts and bruises to fatal injuries; from physical trauma to emotional distress.

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  15. Voters divided over tax increases, bonds in Salt Lake and Utah countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Voters in Salt Lake and Utah counties were divided over a number of ballot issues Tuesday, including whether to fund parks, schools and a public safety center. In Salt Lake County, voters were on track to approve Proposition 1 , renewing a tax expected to raise about $19.5 million for a zoo, arts and parks in the area.

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  16. Prison Relocation Commission 'premature' in announcing shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KSL-TV

    The Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission may have been "premature" in announcing last week that four sites were on the shortlist to replace the aging Utah State Prison in Draper. "We don't want to make communities concerned prematurely there may be a prison in their communities," the commission's co-chairman, Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, told the KSL on Thursday.

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  17. Saratoga Springs says 'no thanks' to possible prison relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Private property in Saratoga Springs is one of four sites being considered for a new prison to replace the aging facility at Point of the Mountain, but city officials don't want it there. "We don't have an interest in it being in our community," Owen Jackson, manager of public relations and economic development for the Utah County community, said Friday.

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  18. 5. Arrest made in killing of 15-year-old ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Investigators say it was Anne Kasprzak's 14-year-old boyfriend who severely beat her, then dumped her body in the Jordan River in 2012. Why he allegedly killed her remains a mystery, but investigators say blood evidence, cellphone data, a torn up memo and other evidence have convinced them they have the right guy 2 1 2 years later.

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  19. 1. Arrest made in killing of 15-year-old ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Investigators say it was a fellow teenager who beat and murdered Anne Kasprzak and dumped her body in the Jordan River in 2012. The boy, now 17, was arrested in Grand Junction, Colorado, and has been charged in 3rd District Juvenile Court with murder.

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  20. Police arrest Colorado teen in 15-year-old's deathRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Utah police say they've arrested a Colorado teenager accused of killing a 15-year-old girl two years ago. Anne Kasprzak was found in the Jordan River on March 11, 2012.

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