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1 hr ago | Deseret News

Summer downpour causes flooding, slides across Utah

Eagle Mountain residents and city employees work Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to lay sandbags and help out after heavy rain caused flooding in the area.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT, Weather, Summit Park, UT, Kaysville, UT, Fruit Heights, UT

3 hrs ago | Deseret News

Utah leads the nation in deadly melanoma cases

Hours in the sun with fair skin left Hillary Fowler with painful blisters and freckles instead of a coveted bronzed complexion.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

3. 1 killed, 3 injured in SR-164 crash

One man died and another three suffered minor injuries in a crash on state Route 164 Tuesday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

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5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million

Utah alcohol sales reached another record high, growing by more than $20 million over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control .

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Related Topix: Utah Government

6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Consumer confidence picking up steam in Utah

Consumer confidence in Utah is as high as it's been in the three years Zions Bank has been keeping track.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah judge rules that fMRI experts can't testify in 2015 murder trial

Two medical experts will not be allowed to testify on behalf of accused killer Jeremy Lee Valdes' 2015 trial, an Ogden judge ruled Tuesday.

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9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Summer rain and a break from triple-digit temps

R&B singer Carl Thomas wouldn't mind Utah's decidedly wet weather turn. He just might croon, "So go ahead and make it rain, you bring the sunshine back again."

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Related Topix: R-N-B, R&B, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Vernal, UT

13 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah already housing migrant children as Congress debates

Utah is already playing host to a handful of children believed to have crossed the border illegally and unsupervised, KSL has learned.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids, Family

16 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Former Hill AFB general's funeral held at Aerospace Museum

It seemed pretty fitting that friends and family said goodbye to Lt. Gen. Marc C. Reynolds in the company of a large collection of vintage war planes.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Hill Air Force Base

21 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah wild horse roundup off to good start

In its only roundup, BLM is pulling 140 horses from state lands; county commissioners, ranchers say far more need to go.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deseret News

High school football: Louis Wong, Tony McGeary headline crop of 20 new coaches in 2014

Timpview High School head football coach Louis Wong and offensive coordinator Chad VanOrden with their five championship trophies they've won since 2000 August 12, 2010.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, West Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis ex...

Often, the divide between the "conservative" and the "progressive" political points of view comes down to the former believing that the latter is rushing headlong into anarchy, which will harm the weak and innocent, while the latter sees the former as clinging to an unreasonable fear of change, even when that change promises to be liberating.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Owens says poll shows he can beat Love

Mia Love has a strong lead in Utah's 4th Congressional District race , but a poll commissioned by Doug Owens has given the Democratic challenger renewed hope that he can close the gap.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Utah

BroadwayWorld.com

Utah Premiere of August: Osage County Prompts Record-Breaking Kickstarter Funding Success

That was Michele Rideout's reaction when she learned that a record $5,000 had been raised for the Utah Repertory Theater Company/Silver Summit Theatre co-production of the Utah premiere of "August: Osage County."

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Theater, Arts

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: GOP has 60% shot at taking the Senate

Forecast: GOP has 60% shot of taking the Senate. Trial over Oklahoma City bombing docs starts today.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

Utah Business

Park City Company Brings Fresh Seafood to Utah

Park City Ben and Lorin Smaha are used to seeing people's jaws drops as they walk past their business.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSL-TV

Crews near containment on several Utah fires

Crews made progress on a number of fires burning throughout Utah on Sunday, establishing containment lines and opening previously closed roadways.

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Related Topix: Utah County, UT

Deseret News

Doug Robinson: Utah runner produces feats for the ages

Brad Barton, a motivational speaker and magician from Ogden, has shredded the record books for middle-distance running - at the age of 48 I preach the doctrine of getting better," he says.

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Deseret News

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with fewer anti-smoking initiatives.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Suicide, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

Times & Seasons

Literary Joseph Fielding Smith #17: The Lord of Hosts has Spoken by Octave F. Ursenbach

The Teachings of Joseph Fielding Smith lesson 17 covers "Sealing Power and Temple Blessings," the ordinances restored through the priesthood which lead to our salvation, for salvation in the eternal kingdom is dependent on sealing, both to parents, to spouse and to children.

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Related Topix: Wedding

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