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  1. Lawmakers discuss crisis intervention training for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Deseret News

    Lawmakers continued Friday to look into police use of force, focusing on crisis intervention training for dealing with people with mental illnesses and substance abuse issues. Members of the Legislature's Administrative Rules Committee spent more than two hours hearing testimony about how police can be taught to de-escalate potentially deadly confrontations.

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  2. Letter: Economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Deseret News

    The proposed highway traversing Utah Lake wouldn't be a "bridge to nowhere" if the Utah State Prison were relocated south of Saratoga Springs. Long-range transportation proposals like the Utah Lake crossing are often dismissed as a transportation planner's wishful vision, while other economic development proposals like the prison relocation are politically promoted as a public necessity.

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  3. Man dies in paragliding crash on Utah LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Deseret News

    Siegfried C. Muhlhauser, 59, of Murrieta, California, was being towed behind a boat about 150 feet in the air in his paraglider when he came crashing down near the Pelican Bay Marina on the west side of Utah Lake. Emergency workers from Saratoga Springs and Lehi arrived at the scene just after 6 p.m. and performed CPR on Muhlhauser, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  4. Officials tackling existing, expected transportation problems in Utah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Deseret News

    Northern Utah County is among the fastest growing areas in the Intermountain West, and that growth is spawning some significant traffic and transportation issues. A report from a local planning organization indicates it will take a multi-pronged approach to handle the transit problems facing the region before it's too late.

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  5. Father raises awareness of congenital defect that took 2 babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Deseret News

    Josh Hensley of Saratoga Springs looks out from his from porch Wednesday, April 15, 2015. He is trying to bring more attention to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, a condition that took the lives of two of his children.

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  6. Utah's school leaders look for solutions to the shortage of substitute teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Deseret News

    Some substitutes are already at their computers looking online for openings, while others are hoping the last-minute phone call won't come. Some are hoping for a chance to teach; others bring a book hoping to read a few chapters while waiting for school to get out.

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  7. School leaders look for solutions to substitute teacher shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Deseret News

    Some substitutes are already at their computers looking online for openings, while others are hoping the last-minute phone call won't come. Some are hoping for a chance to teach; others bring a book hoping to read a few chapters while waiting for school to get out.

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  8. Lawmakers pass 'right to try' legislation, not medical cannabis, death with dignity billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Deseret News

    Debate on legislation intended to help people ease their suffering or obtain care that may extend their lives often boiled down to impassioned discussions about personal liberties. But the Utah Legislature, in its just-concluded general session, narrowly defeated a bill that would have allowed patients, under limited circumstances, access to medical cannabis under SB259 .

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  9. Utah County man gets 5 years in prison for scamming band programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Deseret News

    A Utah travel agent has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for taking money for a southwestern Missouri high school band trip to Hawaii that never happened. Calliope "Ope" Saaga, 40, of Saratoga Springs, also was ordered to pay more than $780,000 in restitution related to his theft involving the Willard High School band and similar schemes that victimized two Arkansas school districts.

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  10. Utah Legislature passes bills to tighten police forcible entry, surveillance lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Deseret News

    The Utah Legislature passed two bills Wednesday that would place tighter requirements on law enforcement regarding forcible entry practices and surveillance technology. The Senate voted unanimously to pass SB82 , a bill prohibiting no-knock forced entries in drug possession raids.

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  11. Lawmakers scuffle over bills to tighten police body camera, surveillance rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Deseret News

    A House committee pulled back on the progress of two bills Monday that would place new requirements on law enforcement regarding body cameras and surveillance technology. At the same time, a House panel advanced a bill that would prohibit law enforcement officers from using no-knock forcible entry for drug possession cases, as well as place body camera and uniform requirements for no-knock raids.

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  12. Utah Senate narrowly defeats medical marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Deseret News

    "I'm disheartened by the fear that seems to be the underlying theme of the opposition," said bill sponsor Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. Earlier Monday, he told reporters he believed he had the votes to pass the bill but would bring it back in the future if that changed.

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  13. Pilot program would allow teachers to work year-roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Deseret News

    Lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday to create a pilot program that would allow Utah teachers to teach year-round instead of being unemployed each summer. Schools and teachers that choose to participate in the pilot program outlined in SB285 would operate on three semesters instead of two.

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  14. Utah Senate narrowly endorses medical marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Deseret News

    Though it raised serious questions, the Utah Senate narrowly endorsed a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for medicinal use. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, touted SB259 as a measure for "freedom and compassion" during a late-evening Senate debate.

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  15. Medical marijuana debate to be continued, while new poll shows strong supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Deseret News

    An anticipated debate on medical marijuana fizzled in the Utah Senate on Monday when the bill sponsor's fast-talking pitch left little time for questions from his colleagues. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, used up nearly all the allotted 30-minute debate period before asking for a vote on SB259 .

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  16. Police say thieves are stealing cards from purses while patrons eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Deseret News

    One woman was finishing a nice dinner at a restaurant on Feb. 5 when she started getting phone calls from her credit card companies about some hefty charges. She still had her purse with her, which she had slung over the back of her chair.

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  17. Lawmakers to hear bill that would expand medical marijuana use in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Deseret News

    Tenille Farr was pregnant with her fifth son when she was diagnosed with cancer in August, and her treatment options were limited. "My options were to start chemotherapy immediately, and that wasn't an option for me with my infant inside of me," the 38-year-old mother said Wednesday.

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  18. Utah Senate rejects delay to Count My Vote compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Deseret News

    The Senate rejected a bill as expected Tuesday that would have delayed changes to Utah's system for choosing candidates for elected office. Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, sought to give the political parties until after the 2016 election to comply with a law the 2014 Legislature passed - SB54 - as part of a compromise with the Count My Vote initiative.

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  19. U.S. Attorney's Office to review Darrien Hunt shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Deseret News

    Susan Hunt, standing beside her defense attorney Ron Yengich, enters a not-guilty plea in court in Saratoga Springs on Friday, Jan. 23, 2014. Susan Hunt, mother of Darrien Hunt, who was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police while carrying a sword in September, is facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a reported confrontation she had with officers from that police department in October.

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  20. Make no mistake about it, Valentine's Day is about feastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Deseret News

    Make no mistake about it, Valentine's Day is about feasting - or at least that's how it was originally intended. Make no mistake about it, Valentine's Day is about feasting - or at least that's how it was originally intended.

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