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  1. 'Premature' announcement: Prison relocation process slows downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    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 Desert News on Thursday.

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  2. Congress hopefuls Mia Love, Doug Owens spar in final debateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Congress hopefuls Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens sparred over federal support for education and other issues during their hourlong debate on KSL NewsRadio's "The Doug Wright Show" Thursday. Much of the debate's heat was generated over questions related to Owens' labeling Love as extreme throughout the campaign and her continued characterization of that as an attack.

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  3. Final debate between Mia Love and Doug Owens to air on KSL NewsRadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    The final debate between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens on KSL NewsRadio on Thursday may have an impact in the already close 4th District congressional race. "That debate could make a difference, but I'm sure we'll be measuring it.

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  4. Officers say they shot Darrien Hunt out of fear he would hurt othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    The two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with an unsheathed sword feared he would harm others, according to a newly released search warrant affidavit. In addition, the report alludes to a possible Facebook post allegedly made by Hunt on the day he was killed that stated, "I have a sword and I'm going to get shot."

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  5. Officers shot Darrien Hunt, fearing he would hurt others, affidavit statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    The two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with an unsheathed sword feared he would harm others, according to a newly released search warrant affidavit. In addition, the report alludes to a possible Facebook post allegedly made by Hunt on the day he was killed that stated, "I have a sword and I'm going to get shot."

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  6. State autopsy: Police shot Darrien Hunt 6 times from behind; no drugs in systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Deseret News

    An autopsy conducted by the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office concurred with an independent autopsy that Darrien Hunt was shot six times by Saratoga Springs police officers. Five of the shots hit Hunt from behind and one hit the side of his left hip toward the back.

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  7. Did officer who shot Darrien Hunt use excessive force in house party raid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Deseret News

    After two officers shot and killed a man carrying a samurai sword last month, several parents have come forward to say they believe one of those same officers used excessive force in another situation months earlier. The family of Darrien Hunt maintains that Saratoga Springs Police Cpl.

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  8. Letter: Neighborhood prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Deseret News

    Friday's article was the first time I had any idea that any populated area was being considered for a relocated prison. The area I believe to be the proposed site in Saratoga Springs is a 10-minute walk away from many neighborhoods.

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  9. Radon poster contest winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Deseret News

    The Utah Department of Environmental Quality Division of Radiation Control has announced the three student winners for the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest. First place went to Cetera Sorensen, 11, of Lakeview Academy in Saratoga Springs; second place to Ani Allan, 10, of Crescent Elementary in Sandy; and third place to Ellie Lyman, 10, also of Crescent Elementary.

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  10. Proposed rules on university researchers' hemp cultivation may go too far, Utah lawmaker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Deseret News

    Police would have "complete and unrestricted access" to industrial hemp seeds and plants grown on Utah university campuses for research purposes under proposed rules to implement a new state law. The administrative rules, which would regulate the implementation of the Industrial Hemp Research Act, "have gone beyond any legislative intent beyond the language, the ink on the paper" of HB105 , said Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs.

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  11. Saratoga Springs one of four potential prison sites, but not interestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Deseret News

    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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  12. Autopsy shows man posed no threat to officers who shot him, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Deseret News

    Attorney Robert Sykes displays an autopsy report showing the bullet holes that were found in Darrien Hunt's body at his law firm in Salt Lake City on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The autopsy demonstrates that Hunt was shot in the back or from the back multiple times.

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  13. Utah travel agent admits taking money for band trip that never happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Deseret News

    A Utah travel agent faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to taking money for a high school band trip to Hawaii that never happened. Calliope "Ope" Saaga, 40, of Saratoga Springs, also faces a $250,000 fine and an order of restitution, the Springfield News-Leader reported.

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  14. Few fireworks in Love-Owens debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Deseret News

    The much-anticipated debate Tuesday in the 4th District congressional race between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens stayed largely focused on issues, but friction did surface between the candidates. Especially after the hourlong debate, sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission and held at the University of Utah's KUED studios, when the candidates took questions separately from reporters.

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  15. In our opinion: Investigator confirms benefit of police-worn camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Deseret News

    The investigation into the shooting by police of a Salt Lake City man has shown the evidentiary value of videotape taken by cameras operated by police officers. Cameras should become a basic accessory to every police officer's uniform.

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  16. 911 call placed just prior to Darrien Hunt's shooting death releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Deseret News

    He tells the 911 dispatcher that there's a man in a red shirt walking along Redwood Road near the Wal-Mart. The caller did not indicate that the man was threatening anyone.

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  17. Mia Love declines to make joint appearance with Owens at Salt Lake ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Deseret News

    Local business leaders heard from 4th District congressional candidates Mia Love and Doug Owens at the Salt Lake Chamber Thursday, but only after the format was changed so Love wouldn't have to share the stage with Owens. "We were fortunate they were at least in the same building this morning," said chamber spokesman Justin Jones.

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  18. Police release names of officers involved in shooting; family alleges racial profilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Deseret News

    Susan Hunt is comforted by her sisters Barabra Huston, left, and Cynthia Moss while family attorney Randall K. Edwards speaks to the media, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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  19. Riverton Hospital expansion aims to meet growing demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Deseret News

    Officials from Intermountain Healthcare's Riverton Hospital on Thursday led a group of local schoolchildren in turning the first shovels full of dirt for what will become an approximately 120,000-square-foot addition to the hospital. "Throughout the last few years, the cities in our service area have been ranked among the fastest growing cities in the nation," said Blair Kent, a Riverton Hospital administrator.

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  20. Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Deseret News

    Susan Hunt places a flower on the casket of her son, Darrien, at his burial in Sandy on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

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