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  1. New prison site not expected to be named during 2015 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Deseret News

    The controversy over where to relocate the Utah State Prison isn't likely to be settled during the 2015 Legislature. "Where that site will specifically be, I don't think we will know that in the near future," said House Speaker-elect Greg Hughes, R-Draper, a member of the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission who has long pushed the move.

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  2. Police seek man in violent Chevron robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Deseret News

    A man fled after he robbed a West Jordan Chevron, forcing the clerk to the ground and taking off with items. The incident at 4:30 a.m. Sunday at 7000 South and 1300 West.

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  3. Inmates turn in handgun and magazine during highway cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Deseret News

    "Normally on that detail find things like pieces of broken tire or trash or bottles," said Davis County Sheriff's Sgt. DeAnn Servey.

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  4. Jordan District shifting some schools away from year-round scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Deseret News

    The Jordan School District has the chance to save money by doing something unexpected in high-growth areas: It is shifting a few schools from year-round to traditional schedules. The Hill family lives in the Jordan District, and school is a year-round event.

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  5. Brad Rock: Utes having recruiting success at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Deseret News

    Jordan Loveridge knows the best way to get from West Jordan to the university is to catch TRAX Red Line No. 703. Brekkott Chapman knows Lagoon is a fine way to spend a summer night.

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  6. Library hosts a magical night at annual Harry Potter ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Deseret News

    Caity Coplan, left, 18, and Kayleigh Barnett, 17, hold pythons during the Harry Potter Yule Ball at the Library's Viridian Event Center in West Jordan Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Witches and wizards met for a magical night at the Salt Lake County Library Service's annual Harry Potter Yule Ball, themed around the internationally celebrated series by J.K. Rowling.

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  7. Photo gallery: Students experience view of World War II historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Deseret News

    Mohammad Sawwan, dressed as a World War II paratrooper, talks to students at West Jordan High School in West Jordan on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. History buffs brought World War II images back to life for a history lesson at West Jordan High School on Friday.

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  8. Sandy man killed by police remembered as good father with troubled pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | Deseret News

    A Sandy man shot and killed by police Wednesday had a long history of criminal activity that appears to have been fueled by drug use and domestic violence problems. "Great guy.

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  9. State education office names Utah principals of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Deseret News

    The Utah State Office of Education and the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals announced the selection of three people Wednesday as Utah secondary principals of the year. Todd Quarnberg, Sandy Ferrell and Peter Glahn were given the award and nominated to compete in the National Principal of the Year competition, which recognizes middle level and high school principals for demonstrating exemplary contributions to the profession and student success.

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  10. High school basketball: Tuesday's roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Deseret News

    The Darts still remain undefeated in region play. Trailing big after three quarters, Taylorsville charged back with a huge final frame to get the win in a shootout.

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  11. 'I have no regrets': Beau Babka reflects on 4-year law enforcement suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Deseret News

    Former Cottonwood Heights police officer Beau Babka speaks to a reporter on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Four years ago the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council voted to suspend former Cottonwood Heights police officer Beau Babka's law enforcement certification.

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  12. Group gathers in memory of man killed after striking police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Deseret News

    Nearly 200 people gathered outside the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building Saturday afternoon in memory of James Dudley Barker, who was shot and killed by a police officer after he attacked and injured the officer with a shovel. The group Utah Against Police Brutality called for the protest to answer questions about officer training as it relates to restraint and de-escalation and ask for an external investigation of Thursday's shooting.

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  13. Group gathers in memory of man killed after striking police officer ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Deseret News

    Summer Osburn speaks about James Barker's death. Utah Against Police Brutality held a protest outside the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

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  14. West Jordan man attacks roommate with hatchet, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Deseret News

    A fight between two tenants resulted in one man stabbing the other in the back with a hatchet, police said. Just before 4 a.m., Douglas Overduyn, 51, of West Jordan, got into a verbal altercation with a 49-year-old man who also lived in the house, 2195 W. 7125 South, said West Jordan Police Sgt.

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  15. Letter: Final move for prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Deseret News

    If the Prison Relocation Commission had been smarter about its site selection, none of this uproar would have occurred. It should have avoided high growth areas in the first place.

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  16. Body of West Jordan police officer foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Deseret News

    Authorities on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, located the body of West Jordan police officer Jedediah "JR" Steadman, who had been missing since last week. Authorities have located the body of a West Jordan police officer who had been missing since last week.

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  17. Utah police shoot, kill 14 men in 2014 a " more than double previous yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Deseret News

    West Jordan police officer Ian Adams says if and when it happens, "It's going to be the worst day of their career, for sure." Adams, who is also the spokesman for the Utah Fraternal Order of Police, and Hunt, the mother of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, are talking about officer-involved shootings.

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  18. Search continues for West Jordan police officer missing since TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Deseret News

    Investigators were looking Thursday for missing West Jordan police officer Jedediah "JR" Steadman, 34. He left his West Jordan home Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, following a verbal argument with his wife in a 1988 blue Dodge pickup with license plate B963D with a fallen officer memorial decal. He's definitely on everyone's mind.

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  19. Department enlists public's help to find missing West Jordan police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Deseret News

    Investigators were looking Thursday for missing West Jordan police officer Jedediah "JR" Steadman, 34. He left his West Jordan home Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, following a verbal argument with his wife in a 1988 blue Dodge pickup with license plate B963D with a fallen officer memorial decal. West Jordan police are asking for the public's help in finding officer "JR" Steadman, who left his home in West Jordan Tuesday after an argument with his wife and hasn't been seen since.

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  20. Man charged with leading police on 5 high-speed chasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Deseret News

    Dallas James Choate, 19, was charged in 3rd District Court Wednesday with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, five counts of failing to stop at the command of a law enforcer, a third-degree felony, and two counts of reckless driving, a class B misdemeanor. Prosecutors say he led police on multiple high speed chases in a stolen BMW.

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