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  1. SLC humanitarian group shifts focus to help earthquake victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KSL-TV

    SALT LAKE CITY A Utah man is behind one of the humanitarian efforts underway in Nepal, after a deadly earthquake that occured there Saturday. Mayfield's organization works to end extreme poverty by empowering people - many who live on less than $1.25 a day - with leadership skills.

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  2. Former Romney finance director courting a challenger to Sen. Mike LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Spencer Zwick told KSL News he wants to see Alex Dunn , president of Vivint Inc., who worked on Romney's 2002 campaign for governor of Massachusetts and served on his gubernatorial staff, take on Lee in a GOP primary in 2016.

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  3. Utah man charged in beating death of childhood friendRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A 29-year-old Salt Lake City man has been charged in the beating death of a childhood friend earlier this month. According to charging documents, Munoz said he beat 27-year-old Michael Ramirez with a "large Taser-flashlight tool" because Ramirez showed disrespect and refused to lend him any money.

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  4. 100s of volunteers search for missing Utah womanRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Hundreds of volunteers searched for a missing Provo woman on Saturday, a day after her family and Elizabeth Smart issued an impassioned plea for the public's help. Some 250 people searched for 26-year-old Elena Laguna Salgado of Chiapas, Mexico, who moved to Provo about a month ago to study English and vanished April 16. Provo Police Chief John King called her disappearance suspicious, saying she was a responsible person who usually talked with family every day.

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  5. Utah's 'big 3' college football teams highlight State of Sports AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Utah has come a long way in its history of sport, welcoming teams from the NBA, Major League Soccer and other leagues to town, along with its history of extreme and outdoor sports. But college football still holds a special place in the hearts of most Utahns - and it showed at Tuesday's fourth annual Governor's State of Sports Awards.

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  6. Couple married 74 years dies hours apart in Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    That sentiment was written by Carol Bradford in her parents' combined obituary . Madelyn Yensen, 94, died on April 7. Her husband, 95-year-old Marcus Yensen, joined her in death just a few hours later.

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  7. Utah Navy sailor helps rescue fishermen stuck at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    A Salt Lake City sailor stationed on a U.S. Navy flagship helped rescue five fishermen who were stuck adrift for three days, the U.S. Navy Office said. Salt Lake City native Richard Chavez serves as a Gunner's Mate Second Class aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge , stationed near the Philippines, according to a U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach news release.

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  8. Mayor Becker, others to preview upcoming global religious summit in SLC this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    To prepare, local dignitaries are hosting a preview event in Salt Lake City on Saturday, complete with workshops and discounted rates. The Parliament of the World's Religions is expected to attract up to 10,000 people from dozens of countries and faith traditions in October.

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  9. Thousands attend 1st 'preppers' expo in Utah suburbRead the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first annual PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage, and armored vehicles. Scott Stallings, one of the show's founders, says the Friday and Saturday event was inspired by the success of ComicCon and is amping up the entertainment with the hope of attracting younger people who may not be enthusiasts of food storage and other survivalist strategies.

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  10. Dog shot and left to die gets adopted; rescuer receives awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSL-TV

    A chocolate lab that was shot twice in the head and left to die has recovered and was adopted, according to a Sanpete County animal rescue employee. A chocolate lab was found Feb. 23 in the foothills of Sanpete County with two gunshot wounds in the head, according to Wag-N-Train Dog Rescue co-founder Jamee Wheelwright.

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  11. Pixar creators chat with KSL.com about 'Inside Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSL-TV

    We Pixar fans are plenty excited for 2015. Not only do we get two animated features this year, "Inside Out" and "The Good Dinosaur," but both films are entirely original.

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  12. Former guard soldier sentenced in recruitment-bonus schemeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | KSL-TV

    A former Utah National Guard soldier who pleaded guilty in a scheme to pocket thousands of dollars in bogus recruitment bonuses was sentenced to five years' probation Thursday in an agreement with federal prosecutors. Jesse Lee Howell was 19 when his supervisor, started feeding him recruits' information so he could collect and share bonuses worth a total of $10,000 between 2007 and 2009, according to prosecutors.

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  13. It's springtime for SLC food trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KSL-TV

    A great way to try out the newest flavors or revisit classic food truck favorites is to visit Food Truck Thursdays at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Thursday during lunch. You can also check out the Roaming Hunger website for Salt Lake City to find out when and where your favorite food trucks will be on a particular day.

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  14. Utah celebrates Earth Day, pink solar trees debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    Tracy Aviary got its "pink" on for Earth Day, choosing the worldwide environmental day to officially unveil a pair of solar trees painted in resplendent pink and positioned in front of the flamingo exhibit. A ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Salt Lake bird and nature exhibit was one of dozens of events held across the Wasatch Front to mark Earth Day, first celebrated 45 years ago and widely linked to the beginning of the environmental movement.

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  15. Police: Man stole hat, almost hit officers with truck while fleeing storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    Palu William Lose took a Detroit Lions baseball hat from the Quality Quik Stop located at 910 N. 900 West in Salt Lake City while an accomplice stole money from a quarter machine at about 11:30 a.m., according to a probable cause statement. When officers arrived, Lose allegedly refused to comply with police commands and put the truck he was driving in reverse.

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  16. Police search for men who robbed Salt Lake 7-ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    At about 4 a.m., police say two men wearing bandanas over their faces entered the 7-Eleven at 111 W. 800 South in Salt Lake City. One of the men brandished a handgun at the clerk, demanding money, while the other stole beer from a cooler, a written statement from police said.

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  17. 5 things to do at the Great Salt Lake this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    Utah is famous for its ski resorts and five national parks, but it also offers a variety of landscapes and activities within its 43 state parks. If you are looking for a new outdoor area to explore, visit KSL.com each Wednesday morning for the state park of the week.

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  18. 4 Utah men accused in ATV protest ride appear in courtRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    Four men accused of riding ATVs through a closed southern Utah canyon to protest what they call federal government overreach are appearing in court ahead of a trial scheduled for next week. Lawyers said in federal court in Salt Lake City Wednesday that the four have rejected plea deals in the case.

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  19. Police search for men who robbed Salt Lake convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    The robbery happed around 5:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven at 111 W. 800 South in Salt Lake City. Police say the men - one who was carrying a gun - threatened the clerk, grabbed cash from the register as well as some beer, and then fled on foot.

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  20. Jury considering whether piled-up snow caused fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSL-TV

    A Salt Lake City jury is expected to continue deliberating Wednesday in the case of a woman killed in a car accident that her family says was caused by improper snow removal. A lawyer for the family of 40-year-old Diane Berg said during closing arguments Tuesday afternoon that state authorities allowed piled snow to form a kind of ramp that launched her car over a guardrail and off an overpass as she tried to merge onto Interstate 215 in January 2011.

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