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Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

Big, pricey future Utah highway projects unveiled

The Utah Transportation Commission on Friday unveiled the next highway projects it plans to fund - including rebuilding a key stretch of Interstate 215 in Salt Lake County, improving the "spaghetti bowl" interchange, and converting more stretches of Bangerter Highway into true freeway.

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Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake County, UT, Taylorsville, UT, West Jordan, UT, Riverton, UT

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KSL-TV

Outlets at Traverse Mountain to sport largest LED sign in US

Established in Lehi in November 2012, the Outlets at Traverse Mountain have become a well-known fixture in Utah County.

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

Daily Mail

Girl, 17, accused of murdering cop smiles in court as her attorney...

EXCLUSIVE: Up to five of the 13 sherpas killed by Mount Everest avalanche may have been employed by NBC and Discovery Channel's expedition ahead of next month's summit and televised live jump National manhunt for Minnesota minister, 52, 'who raped underage girls for nearly a decade after telling them it was God's word' Pictured: High school vice ... (more)

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies

Salt Lake Tribune

Study: Utah to nearly double population by 2050

By 2050, Utah is expected to nearly double its population - adding 2.5 million people to its current 2.9 million, with two-thirds coming from "natural growth" through its high birth rate and a third from immigration.

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Related Topix: Utah, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Eagle Mountain, UT, Saratoga Springs, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KSL-TV

Autopsies of 7 deceased infants completed

But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questions surrounding the bizarre and horrific case of Megan Huntsman, 39, are answered.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Grove, UT, Federal Prisons, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Salt Lake Tribune

Shoo-in for Utah County Commission says setbacks built character

A Springville Republican appears headed for a spot on the Utah County Commission, despite having several bankruptcies and a theft conviction on his record, which he says stemmed from a pair of auto accidents, a divorce and a misunderstanding with a former employer.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

KSL-TV

False Utah election mailings spur investigation

Utah elections officials say they don't know who in recent weeks mailed legislative endorsements and attacks purporting to represent a nonprofit group.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Orem, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Jenson's push to get Swallow, Shurtleff to testify suffers setback

Jenson's lawyer hopes to show his client was singled out and prosecuted in retaliation for bucking the alleged "pay-to-play" scheme at the heart of the Swallow scandal.

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Related Topix: Beaver County, UT

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Dash-cam video documents shooting death of Utah officer

Provo a Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's dashboard camera played in the tiny courtroom Wednesday, showing what appeared to be a routine motorist assist.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn proud to be gay and Mormon

KISS may have been on the cover of the April 10 issue of Rolling Stone, but the most eye-opening headline - at least for those in Utah - was the one on Gene Simmons' right thigh that proclaimed: "Gay, Mormon & Finally Out."

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Pop/Rock, Neon Trees, Kiss, Sundance Film Festival

WATE-TV Knoxville

Police: Utah woman gave birth at home

SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Woman frustrated by postponed sentencing for impaired driver

A Utah County woman involved in a head-on collision a year ago will have to wait a little longer to find out what will happen to the impaired driver who pleaded guilty in connection with the crash.

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Related Topix: Spanish Fork, UT

Deseret News

13 tons of garbage hauled away from Lake Mountain area as part of cleanup

Sam Edwards picks up trash as volunteers join Utah County, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration employees, and private landowners for a massive seven-day cleanup in the Lake Mountain area located south of Saratoga Springs and west of Utah Lake Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, UT, Eagle Mountain, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Judge limits news coverage of Utah teen charged with murder

A judge is limiting television and photographic coverage of a preliminary hearing for a 17-year-old Draper girl charged as an accomplice in a January shooting spree that resulted in the death of one police officer and the wounding of another.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Draper, UT, Lehi, UT

Canada.com

How did this woman get pregnant six times, strangle and box up her...

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Violent Crime

Harowo.com

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The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Apr 14, 2014

International Business Times

Baby Murders: Utah Woman Guilty of Killing 6 Newborn Babies After Birth; Remains Stuffed in Boxes

A woman in Utah was charged for killing six of her seven newborn babies then putting their dead bodies in cardboard boxes.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, World News, China, Provo, UT

KSL-TV

Firefighters battle large brush fire in Lehi

Police and emergency responders weren't sure how the fire started near 500 West and 2100 South in Lehi, but they began actively fighting it around 2 p.m. A fire engine and two brush units were dispatched to the area and crews from Lehi, Saratoga Springs and Utah County worked on the fire, according to Lehi City spokesperson, Robert Ranc.

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Related Topix: Lehi, UT, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Saratoga Springs, UT

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Police seek answers after 7 dead babies found in Utah garage

The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Violent Crime, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City Weekly

Provo Alone

There's a college town noted for launching a number of highly acclaimed alternative bands, where the downtown is stocked with local fresh eateries, and just off campus you can find the sort of hot dog and burrito dives that students salivate over.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, Dining

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