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2 hrs ago | WHAS11

Restaurant worker burned mouth before customer drank toxic tea, lawyer says

An employee at a Utah restaurant where a customer unknowingly drank tea tainted with lye burned herself a month earlier on the same substance, the customer's attorney said.

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Related Topix: South Jordan, UT, Louisville, KY

2 hrs ago | ABC News

Worker Burned Mouth Before Diner Drank Toxic Tea: Lawyer

An employee at a Utah restaurant where a customer unknowingly drank tea tainted with lye burned herself a month earlier on the same substance, the customer's attorney said.

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Related Topix: South Jordan, UT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Anyone responsible for California Avenue?

Recently, as I was driving home from work, I witnessed another case where a driver, this time driving a semi-truck and trailer, got tired of waiting for sufficient space to pull his rig onto California Avenue.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, West Valley City, UT, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah officers put dent in heroin distribution

Utah officers have seized 31 pounds of heroin in Salt Lake County since April, putting a dent in the rising tide.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Homeowner finds man on porch, detains him in neighbor's garage

The trespassing incident occurred at a residence near 1200 E. 700 South around 8 p.m., according to Salt Lake police.

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Monterey County Herald

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk

As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk publicly Thursday about her recovery.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah, South Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah reinforces call for more time in same-sex marriage recognition appeal

Tribune file photo) Natalie Dicou and Nicole Christensen celebrate after being married by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker at the Salt Lake County Complex, Friday, December 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Salt Lake Tribune

Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah's water storage

Wet monsoon storms that started in July and are continuing this week have staved off Utah's wildfire threat, but they have caused serious flash flooding and done little to help the state's water supply.

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Related Topix: Utah, Weather, West Jordan, UT, Sandy, UT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deseret News

Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Nate Bench recently signed a lease for a rental unit in a converted single-family property near the University of Utah, where he will be completing his final year of undergraduate studies in mining engineering.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

James Scot Fullmer, 47, turned himself in to Sandy police Wednesday after learning that investigators were looking for him, according to Sandy Police Sgt.

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Related Topix: Sandy, UT

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: Millcreek, UT, Davis County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

TribTalk: Trib Talk: McAdams on preschools, annexa...

Consider this scenario: Government chips in with a group of private investors to fund a privately run social program, such as a school counseling center or a health clinic.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Eatery That Served Toxic Tea Had Labeling Citation

A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling.

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Related Topix: Drink, Soft Drinks, South Jordan, UT

Park Record

County Council to hold public hearing

The Summit County Council will hold a public hearing for the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District at about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Rena Jordan, district director, in a past work session said the bond will be used for the acquisition of open space, expanding recreation facilities, and maintenance and development of trails.

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Related Topix: Summit County, UT, Wasatch County, UT, Park City, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

County Council lines up behind unified 911 system

Salt Lake County is closer to having a single computer-aided dispatch system for all of its public-safety agencies.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Park Record

Public defenders believe in their roles

In the United States, even if you cannot afford a lawyer, you will have one defending you and your rights.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Summit County, UT, Drugs, Park City, UT

KSL-TV

Officer's body camera captures fatal 7-Eleven shooting

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

Deseret News

S.L. officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The body of a man who was shot in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store at 2102 S. State is covered on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in South Salt Lake.

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Related Topix: South Salt Lake, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: Export-Import Bank crucial to B...

In recent years, aerospace companies such as Boeing have expanded their manufacturing in Utah for a variety of reasons: a skilled and productive work force, a state government that promotes policies hospitable to business, a first-rate university system and an ability to attract and retain talent due to an exceptional quality of life.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Utah, West Jordan, UT, Opinion

Daily Mail

Grandmother who drank lye accidentally put in her iced tea is improving say doctors

The woman who nearly died after drinking the industrial cleaning solution lye in an iced tea she bought from a Utah restaurant last week is slowly improving.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, South Jordan, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

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