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Wednesday Aug 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty

After a New Mexico man ended up pleading guilty to mere misdemeanor in the traffic death of 3rd District Judge Anthony Quinn, the Salt Lake County District Attorney says legislators may consider changing the law so the punishment better matches the crime.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Millcreek, UT

Wednesday Aug 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

After week on the lam, fugitive Utah felon treed, arrested

West Valley City police say the luck of a fugitive felon on the run for the past week ran out when he, literally, was chased up a tree.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT, Bountiful, UT

Wednesday Aug 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah cities purge gun-control laws at demand of national group

The small Davis County community of West Point was poised Tuesday night to drop a law banning guns in the city cemetery and replace it with one outlawing brandishing or firing a gun in the graveyard, described in code as a sacred place.

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Related Topix: Utah, Guns, West Point, UT, Sandy, UT

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Man dies from injuries suffered in Farmington demolition derby

A 41-year-old man has died from critical head injuries he suffered when a pickup truck at a Farmington demolition derby fell on him.

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Related Topix: Farmington, UT, Hooper, UT, Ogden, UT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Man critically injured in Utah demolition derby accident

A 42-year-old man suffered head and face injuries after an accident at the Davis County Fair's demolition derby.

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Related Topix: Ogden, UT

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: Delta would let contagious passenger change flight - for a price

Haley Sousa and her husband had been preparing for more than a year to go to Brazil to see the World Cup and had spent a considerable sum on game tickets and airfare.

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Related Topix: Bountiful, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law

The board, which became the first in Utah to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes last February, proposed six amendments to that law on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Bountiful, UT, Smoking, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

UDOT again slows decision on West Davis freeway

The Utah Department of Transportation is again pushing back its schedule for deciding whether to build the proposed West Davis Corridor freeway, a project some federal agencies worry could destroy too many Great Salt Lake wetlands.

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Related Topix: Weber County, UT, Farmington, UT

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Deseret News

Prosecution process: Why district attorneys are prosecuting state officials

A United States District Court emblem is seen in a courtroom as members of the media tour the new Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse, Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Deseret News

Clinton water advisory lifted for some, still in place for others

Water is processed Monday, May 5, 2014. Parts of Clinton remained under an advisory Saturday, while others were allowed to resume culinary water usage after bacteria was found in the city's water supply earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Clinton, UT, Health, E. Coli

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSL-TV

2. Officials evacuating homes after house ...

A home was destroyed Tuesday morning by a mudslide in North Salt Lake, officials confirm.

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Related Topix: North Salt Lake, UT, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Pundits on saving public land, taxing private land, beer in Utah County and pizza for wolves ...

George Pyle has been a newspaper writer in Kansas, Utah, Upstate New York, and now Utah again, for more than 30 years - most of it as an editorial writer and columnist.

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Related Topix: Utah County, UT, Life, Food, Pizza, Opinion

Utah Business

Pluralsight Opens New Headquarters, Launches GOED Initiative

Farmington Pluralsight has opened its new headquarters at Station Park in Farmington and held an open house and ribbon-cutting last week to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Farmington, UT, US Governors, Gary Herbert

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Will reforms help Utah avoid another Swallow-Shurtleff scandal?

Gill denied party played into the charges, noting they were made in conjunction with Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings, a Republican, and based on findings not just from investigators with the FBI and Utah Department of Public Safety, but also from the Republican lieutenant governor's office and a GOP-led House committee.

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Related Topix: Utah, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Deseret News

Davis County cities propose property tax increases

Three cities and a mosquito abatement district in Davis County have proposed property tax increases.

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Related Topix: Kaysville, UT, West Point, UT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

UHP: Bizarre chase over 2 freeways, 2 counties

A 50-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday, the day after his veering car led Utah Highway Patrol troopers on a bizarre chase stretching over two freeways and two counties.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Deseret News

Long road to trial begins Wednesday for Swallow, Shurtleff

Shurtleff and Swallow will make their first appearances in 3rd District Court as criminal defendants, facing a total of 21 second- and third-degree felony charges that include engaging in a pattern of unlawful activity, receiving or soliciting a bribe, evidence tampering and making false statements.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Salt Lake County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Police looking for suspect who dropped off fake bomb at Ogden bank

Ogden police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman who put a fake explosive device in a bank teller window on Monday, then demanded money from the teller.

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Related Topix: Ogden, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Acid leaks from overturned truck hauling batteries on I-15

A truck loaded with car batteries overturned on a south Davis County freeway on-ramp Tuesday, shutting down the access point to Interstate 15 for more than an hour.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Fake bomb left at Utah bank

A bomb squad was called to an Ogden credit union Monday morning after someone left what proved to be a fake explosive device at the drive-up window.

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Related Topix: Ogden, UT

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