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  1. Utah library helping to feed hungry childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... is unsure where his or her next meal will come from. To help, the Utah Food Bank partnered with the Salt Lake County Library System in November 2014 to ensure that some of the children who rely on the safe haven of the library have something to eat. ...

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  2. Mother of slain teen wants boy charged as an adult: 'Annie didn't get to walk away.'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... certification rulings - one for the murder charge and another for the obstructing justice charge. Deputy Salt Lake County Deputy Attorney Peter Leavitt on Wednesday said the evidence surrounding Kasprzak's slaying "clearly points in one direction" - ...

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  3. Sean P. Means: Utah author Shannon Hale speaks up for boys who like her - girly' booksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... this every time I do a book event, every time I get an email," said Hale over the phone from her Salt Lake County home. Hale said she has heard from teachers, "dozens of times, perhaps hundreds of times," who decided to read one of her books aloud. ...

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  4. Hearing: Prosecutors say Utah teen 'created a plan to murder' girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... direction" - at her then-14-year-old boyfriend, who has been charged with murder in juvenile court. Deputy Salt Lake County Deputy Attorney Peter Leavitt argued that the defendant - now 17 - used the girl's assertions that the boy had gotten her ...

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  5. Pipeline opponents fear legislative 'tax increase' for projectRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Planning

    A bill unveiled this week that proposes to raise taxes to fund two water development projects is raising the alarm of a watchdog group. Senate Majority Whip Stuart Adams, R- Layton , is running SB281, which would create a new state account to receive money for the development of the Lake Powell Pipeline and Bear River Development projects.

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  6. SLCPD: Condition of gunman shot during traffic stop improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... that Flores will remain hospitalized for several weeks, but once he is released he will be booked into the Salt Lake County jail on numerous counts. McGowan said he did not know specifically when, but police planned "soon" to release footage from ...

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  7. Unified Police: Taylorsville man jailed after tossing puppy to its deathRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ar, attempted to drive away from the scene. The officers stopped and arrested him, booking the man into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of cruelty to animals, tampering with evidence and domestic violence.

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  8. Winter in March: Snow keeps commuters, plows busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    The storm that hit during the night and lasted into Tuesday morning dropped several inches of snow across the Wasatch Front, keeping plows busy and leading to dozens of traffic accidents. The Utah Highway Patrol counted 88 accidents in Salt Lake County between midnight and 5 p.m. Tuesday, including 13 with injuries.

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  9. Traffic fumes 'could be making children less intelligent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... charges of breaking EU laws on air quality. A US study of more than 1,500 people who took their lives in Salt Lake County, Utah, U.S., found males aged between 36 and 64 were most prone after breathing in smog caused by factories and cars. After ...

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  10. City Hosts Community Dialogue Series on Use of Force IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake City Weekly

    With local and national tensions about excessive use of police force brewing, Salt Lake government and administrative officials have teamed up with law enforcement to offer a trio of public forums examining the use of deadly force, police training, and citizens' rights. The first such forum, titled "Fair and Equal Treatment," occurred on Feb. 25, and featured such public figures as Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker.

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  11. S.L. County fears criminal justice reforms could become unfunded mandate without Medicaid fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... treatment. The Utah House passed the bill by a 72-3 vote Tuesday. But as a local mental health authority, Salt Lake County is responsible for providing community mental health and substance use disorder services. Unless the Utah Legislature also ...

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  12. Cable license delayed to assure equity of termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    CenturyLink will have to wait at least a month to get a license from Salt Lake County to provide high-speed Internet broadband service, including cable television, in unincorporated areas. The County Council agreed Tuesday to a request by Comcast, CenturyLink's competitor, to delay issuance of the license until county attorneys can review its terms in comparison to those in Comcast's license, which covers the provision of similar services.

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  13. Pipeline critics fear legislative 'tax increase' for projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    The Utah Rivers Council says a legislative measure unveiled this week puts in place a taxing mechanism to fund the Lake Powell Pipeline and the Bear River Development projects - two water development efforts it contends are unnecessary. The Utah Rivers Council says a legislative measure unveiled this week puts in place a taxing mechanism to fund the Lake Powell Pipeline and the Bear River Development projects - two water development efforts it contends are unnecessary.

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  14. Prison relocation bid fails to gain attentionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Sun Advocate

    A late bid by a committee from Carbon and Emery County was to no avail on Friday as the Utah Prison Relocation Committee added two more sites, not all that much different from what they have been considering. All are within 65 miles of the present prison location at the Point of the Mountain in Salt Lake County.

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  15. New study verifies big shortfall in Utah transportation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... congested and have limited options for widening," the study said. a Widen and reconstruct State Road 201 in Salt Lake County. The $103 million project is needed, it said, because "increasing congestion has slowed the flow of freight, goods and ...

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  16. Charge upgraded to 'murder' after victim of Utah 'zombie' attack diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... bail hearing for Perez is scheduled for March 9 in 3rd District Court. Meanwhile, he was being held at the Salt Lake County jail in lieu of $1.5 million cash-only bail. In charging documents, witnesses described Perez as "behaving strangely" and ...

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  17. Man hospitalized after Salt Lake police officer shoots himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    ... man after he attacked the officer with a shovel. The shooting was determined to be legally justified by the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.

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  18. Utah forecast: North, south and in between - it's winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    A winter storm system tightened its grip on Utah's northern, central and southern mountains Tuesday, and that higher-elevation snow and valley rain was to continue into the midweek. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning through 4 p.m. Tuesday for the Wasatch Mountains south of Interstate 80, as well as the western Uintas.

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  19. Utah forecast: North, south and in between -- it's winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    A winter storm system tightened its grip on Utah's northern, central and southern mountains Tuesday, and that higher-elevation snow and valley rain was to continue into the midweek. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning through 4 p.m. Tuesday for the Wasatch Mountains south of Interstate 80, as well as the western Uintas.

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  20. Bill: ATVs could go 65 mph on major Utah highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... to the full Senate. The bill would also allow street-legal ATVs on all city and county roads outside of Salt Lake County, except interstate freeways. Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, sponsor of the bill, said that in recent years cities and ...

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