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9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Thoughtless imbecility of target shooters

When I read in The Tribune that vandals in the Lake Mountains of Utah County had painted a dozen or more targets for large-caliber shooting near 1,000-year-old Fremont Indian rock art, I felt a surge of anger, all too familiar in the wake of the grinning Goblin topplers, at this latest example of thoughtless imbecility.

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Related Topix: Opinion

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20 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Bomb threat cancels first day of classes at Saratoga Springs high school

A bomb threat cancelled classes Tuesday on what was supposed to be the first day of the new school year for West Lake High School in Saratoga Springs.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSL-TV

Low-cost cash bail sparks complaints against Utah County judges

Millions of dollars are spent each year to take criminals off the streets. Now a practice in Utah County has sparked a courtroom controversy involving bail bondsmen, judges and seemingly cheap bail for many jailbirds.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Salt Lake Tribune

Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed

It's tough to follow the news when you're finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Deseret News

Green-waste dump takes initiative to temporarily shut down for safety

Ground green waste is loaded on a truck to be moved to an area to be composted at Timpanogos Special Service District in Utah County, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: American Fork, UT

Deseret News

Thousands of motorcyclists ride to honor Utah's fallen officers

Paul Dennison and Lee Bryner look over American flags honoring each fallen officer during the the 8th annual "Ride for Fallen Officers" in Salt Lake City Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Lindon, UT, Draper, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

6,000 riders honor Utah officers who gave everything

Cory Wride's family is going to miss his daughter painting his toenails, even though he had SWAT training the next day.

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Related Topix: Utah, Lindon, UT, Draper, UT, Eagle Mountain, UT

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Deseret News

Ballet West Academy opens Utah County facility

Joshua Whitehead and Toi'ya Leatherwood rehearse for 2010 production of a "Sleeping Beauty" suite at Ballet West Academy in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Lehi, UT

Daily Kos

Transmormon -- a documentary

Eri Hayward is a 26-year old Mormon living with her family in Orem, UT. She is now the subject of a short documentary entitled Transmormon , from Video West and OHO Media.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Park Record

Scene clips for Aug. 16

The National Ability Center, 1000 Ability Way at Quinn's Junction, will present its annual horse show on Saturday, Aug. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. The event is a chance for riders to show friends and family everything they have learned and accomplished as well as have a fun time.

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Related Topix: Moab, UT, Park City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Koerber lashes out at prosecutors after Utah 'Ponzi' charges dropped

Free from criminal charges that alleged he operated a $100 million Ponzi scheme from his Utah County real estate businesses, Rick Koerber lashed out Friday at prosecutors and regulators who had subjected him to years of investigation and prosecution.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Herriman, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

2 teen girls injured in ATV accident in Utah County

Just after 10:30 a.m., the girls, whose names were not immediately released, were riding an ATV near Five Mile Pass on the Utah-Tooele county border when they attempted to cross state Route 73. They were struck broadside by a PT Cruiser as they attempted to cross the road, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety.

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KSL-TV

2 teen girls critically injured in ATV, car crash

The girls were riding an ATV with friends near the Five Mile Pass area, on the Utah County side, Friday morning when they attempted to cross state Route 73. The driver of an oncoming PT Cruiser attempted to stop the vehicle, but struck the girls broadside.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Salt Lake City Weekly

Alty News: Grand Canyon Developments and Spinach-Fueled Cars

A proposed commercial development could alter the Grand Canyon experience forever.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KSL-TV

Man flees from police, hits oncoming vehicle, police say

An officer saw the driver of a Toyota FJ Cruiser commit a traffic violation around 10 a.m. near Highland Drive and Murray Holiday Road, according to Unified Police Department Lt.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Rick Koerber walks on $48 million Ponzi scheme charges

A federal judge in Utah on Thursday set former Utah County businessman Rick Koerber free from all charges that he had operated his real estate investment company as a giant Ponzi scheme that left investors out of $48 million.

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Deseret News

BLM seeks vandals who spray-painted, shot targets near Lake Mountain rock art

The Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $500 for information leading to the arrest/conviction of vandals responsible for defacing this rock near rock art thousands of years old.

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

Deseret News

BLM seeks vandals who spray-painted, shot targets near Lake Mountain rock art

The Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $500 for information leading to the arrest/conviction of vandals responsible for defacing this rock near rock art thousands of years old.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah woman pleads guilty in real estate fraud

A Utah County woman has changed her plea to guilty in a real estate fraud case in which she was accused of using straw buyers and inflated appraisals to obtain loans to purchase houses that were sometimes a $1 million in excess of the actual selling price.

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Related Topix: Alpine, UT

KSL-TV

Autistic man missing in Provo Canyon, police say

Officials are asking for help to locate an autistic man who wandered away from a group in Provo Canyon Wednesday.

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