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23 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Susan Powell detective says charges were coming

Susan Powell had been missing less than a day, and her husband, Josh, had just returned home from what he said was a winter camping trip.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT, Mark Hacking Trial, Blizzard

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Deseret News

Salt Lake County Fair releases entertainment lineup

Messina, who released her new album "Me" in March, will take the Grandstand Arena stage for a free concert, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 8 p.m. Newcomer Dillon Scott will be the opening act.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Second fire at S. Salt Lake compost pile draws neighbors' ire

South Salt Lake a The second and worst of two fires within the past week at a hill-sized South Salt Lake compost pile has firefighters, neighboring businesses and city officials concerned.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Farside Construction: Luxury custom homes at competitive prices

After selling houses for over a decade, Gary Larson decided it wasn't enough to just put people into new homes; he also wanted to have a say in designing them.

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Related Topix: Holladay, UT

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Deseret News

Officer shoots man in West Jordan, but details are sketchy

Just after 12:30 a.m., a patrol officer near 7037 S. Plaza Center Drive "came upon a circumstance," said West Jordan Police Sgt.

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Related Topix: West Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Record sales point to Salt Lake City's rebounding downtown

Retailers in Salt Lake City's core amassed a record $800 million in sales in 2013 as younger residents, suburban dwellers and tourists sought out downtown restaurants, bars, stores and night life.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KSL-TV

Vaillancourt speaks out, can't forgive former boyfriend for killing Draper officer

Traci Vaillancourt spoke publicly for the first time since her former boyfriend, Timothy Walker, shot and killed Draper Police Sgt.

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USA Today

Utah to appeal gay marriage case to Supreme Court

Utah to appeal gay marriage case to Supreme Court State challenging federal appeals court's finding that gay couples have right to marry.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Gay/Lesbian, Salt Lake City, UT, US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

OpEdNews

Is it John or Jane Law's Duty to Protect and Serve? Well, Not Always

This is the second story on police brutality and what may be considered abuse of power by those employed to protect and serve.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Second city considers split from Jordan School District

West Jordan has joined South Jordan in considering breaking from the Jordan School District, already reduced by a previous split that cost Salt Lake County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.

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Related Topix: West Jordan, UT, South Jordan, UT, Education Etc., Herriman, UT, Bluffdale, UT

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KSL-TV

Riverton councilman responds to concerns about removal of monuments

A city councilman says the demolishing of two markers from Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers at Riverton Park was the only option in the building of a new park.

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KSL-TV

Man pleads guilty to killing Draper officer

In an unexpected move, the man accused of gunning down Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson 10 months ago pleaded guilty Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to prison for life.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty

JD Supra

Be careful how you treat employees after a complaint of harassment is made

Recently, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Barrett v. Salt Lake County that emphasized the importance of not retaliating against employees who engage in protected conduct.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Utah Business

Visit Salt Lake Awards Lewis Stages

Salt Lake City Visit Salt Lake bestowed its highest honor, the Tourism Achievement Award, on Lewis Stages during its second quarter board of trustees meeting held at Smith's Ballpark on June 19. The annual award honors members and community organizations for their efforts in supporting the mission of VSL and the larger tourism community of Salt ... (more)

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KSL-TV

'Hush money' allegations made against WVC police

The attorney for the family of Daneille Willard says there's no reason to delay their civil suit against former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley, the department's former chief and the city.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Valley City, UT

KSL-TV

Attorney: Shurtleff, Swallow must explain motives for prosecuting his client

Attorneys for an imprisoned businessman at the center of the John Swallow scandal are still pushing to put the former attorney general and his predecessor on the witness stand in a controversial fraud case.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Deseret News

Man suspected of causing triple fatal accident no stranger to police

Delphine John, center, 44, and daughters Anaya Adame Orozco, left, 3, and Delilah Ramirez, 20, of Farmington, were killed near Wendover in a horrific collision on the way to a weekend camping trip about 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: West Jordan, UT

KSL-TV

Man used grinder to break into laundromat change machine, police say

At 11:36 p.m., officers were dispatched to Sugarhouse Laundry at 1962 S. 100 East on reports of a theft taking place.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

International Business Times

Children Raised by Same-Sex Parents Happier and Healthier -- Aussie Study

Tarah Camarillo , her partner Nicole Barnes, Leighton Hilburn and his partner Preston Perry wait in line with hundreds of other people to apply for a marriage license at the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 23, 2013.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Family, Parenting

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying

Frustrated by a lack of rape prosecutions , West Valley police Detective Justin Boardman is developing a new way to investigate sexual assaults based on recent research surrounding the neurobiology of trauma.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Psychology, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Valley City, UT

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