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  1. John Florez: Utah's prison relocation is like a Christmas fruitcakeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The idea of prison relocation is like Christmas fruitcake, John Florez writes: no one really wants it, but it keeps making the rounds every once in a while. And each time, relocation turns out to be unfeasible and too costly to the taxpayers.

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  2. Drinking water connection requirements outdated by more than 3 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Deseret News

    Water flows into the treatment plant in City Creek Canyon Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, as water officials talk about the condition of the watershed along the Wasatch Front. A new audit done by the Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General reveals connection requirements for drinking water systems in the state outdated by more than three decades, failing to recognize new consumption habits of average Utah residents.

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  3. Saratoga Springs looks to construct new irrigation wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Deseret News

    Saratoga Springs' 2014 secondary water capital facility plan identified the need for a new source of irrigation water in the southern part of the city to improve existing pressures and meet the needs for future growth. A preliminary well siting study determined that the best location for a well is near the intersection of Harbor Parkway and Redwood Road.

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  4. Letter: Bring the prison hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Deseret News

    How many criminals have escaped the current prison in the last decade? I am quite sure that the majority of the people in prison have no desire to escape and strangle me and my family. What is the big deal about relocating the prison? How many criminals have escaped the current prison in the last decade? I am quite sure that the majority of the people in prison have no desire to escape and strangle me and my family.

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  5. Prison relocation sites down to four as West Jordan property is pulledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration. West Jordan Mayor Kim Rolfe had to pause as an estimated 2,500 people at Oakcrest Elementary school cheered the announcement at what was supposed to be a meeting protesting the prison site.

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  6. Prison relocation sites down to four as West Jordan property pulled by ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration. One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration.

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  7. In our opinion: Police training should include de-escalation tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    Unified police officer Brad Smith goes through a scenario in the 300-degree VirTra simulator. The scenarios are intricate and variable.

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  8. Jay Evensen: Value of Utah prison can't be compared to value of the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Deseret News

    A lot of people view prisons like sewage plants, necessary for handling an unpleasant task but best kept out of sight. And yet they are among the most important facilities a government can build and operate.

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  9. Jay Evensen: Value of Utah prison can't be compared to value of the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Deseret News

    A lot of people view prisons like sewage plants, necessary for handling an unpleasant task but best kept out of sight. And yet they are among the most important facilities a government can build and operate.

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  10. Eagle Mountain officials oppose prison; Saratoga Springs gets off state listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Deseret News

    An overflow crowd opposing a proposed prison relocation site pledged to stand with the Eagle Mountain City Council as it adopted a resolution city officials hope will ward off the facility. Residents of both Eagle Mountain and neighboring Saratoga Springs invoked images of earthquakes sending escaped prisoners scrambling for homes and skyrocketing taxes as Utahns paid for the move, speaking in a public hearing at what City Councilman Adam Bradley called an emergency meeting Wednesday night.

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  11. Saratoga Springs Literacy Center seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Deseret News

    The tutor coordinator will be an adult who will be asked to attend Literacy Center sessions, arrange for tutors and any necessary tutor training, keep children on task, and provide direction to tutors setting up and taking down supplies, tables and computers used for the Literacy Center. The literacy tutoring program is free to Saratoga Springs residents and $20 for nonresidents.

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  12. Mayor says West Jordan 'not the place' for state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Deseret News

    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. Our community, like Draper, is experiencing good growth.

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  13. Department of Public Safety commits to equipping all officers with body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Deseret News

    New uniform camera, or body cam, package that Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank would like to see all officers use Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Highway Patrol troopers have known for years how valuable it is to have dash-cam video.

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  14. Six sites now under consideration for new state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Deseret News

    Two additional sites for a new state prison were added to the Prison Relocation Commission's shortlist Wednesday, but lawmakers said they're still willing to consider other options. The commission voted unanimously to approve sites in Salt Lake City, West Jordan and Saratoga Springs that have already been opposed by officials in those communities, as well as the added sites located in Tooele and Utah counties.

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  15. Mayor: Salt Lake City sites are 'wholly inappropriate' for new prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Deseret News

    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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  16. Darrien Hunt's mother charged for alleged confrontation with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Deseret News

    Susan Hunt, 51, was charged Nov. 25 in Saratoga Springs Justice Court with interfering with an arresting officer, a class B misdemeanor; driving on a denied license, a class C misdemeanor; failing to disperse, a class C misdemeanor; and disorderly conduct, an infraction. Susan Hunt, whose son Darrien Hunt was shot and killed by two Saratoga Springs police officers in September, reportedly came across two other officers who were conducting a routine traffic stop on Oct. 19. Hunt's attorney, Robert Sykes, had earlier reported that Susan Hunt stopped and "apparently got into it" with the officers.

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  17. In our opinion: Ferguson misses its chance to make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Deseret News

    Despite pleas for appropriate reaction to the Ferguson grand jury decision Monday, protests turned violent. Those seeking vigilante justice will discover in time that the only people they have punished are their neighbors, friends and themselves.

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  18. Man killed by South Jordan police had troubled past with drugs, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Deseret News

    A man who was shot and killed by a South Jordan police officer on Saturday was charged Monday in 3rd District Court with taking a vehicle without permission. The charge against Ty Elvin Worthington, 26, was the latest in a troubled history of mostly drug- and alcohol-related charges and convictions over the past several years.

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  19. Officer who shot, killed man in South Jordan didn't turn on body camera, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Deseret News

    The officer who fatally shot a man in South Jordan on Saturday was wearing a body camera, but it wasn't turned on, police said Monday. The initial call was a routine one, South Jordan police officer Sam Winkler read from a brief statement, which is why the officer's body camera wasn't activated.

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  20. Chief: Officer in Darrien Hunt shooting wore body camera but didn't turn it onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Deseret News

    But Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton said Friday that the inexperienced officer did not turn it on. And even if he had, Burton said, he isn't sure it would have worked properly.

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