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  1. Police fatally shoot man suspected of making threats in UtahRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Authorities say a man suspected of threatening to "blow up" a hazardous waste disposal facility southwest of Salt Lake City was fatally shot by police on Sunday. Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer says a sheriff's deputy and a Utah Highway Patrol officer responded to the facility around 6:45 a.m. after reports of a man who was threatening to blow up propane tanks.

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  2. From Utah gymnastics to Cirque du Soleil, Damianova flies high, achieving dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    The Maverick Center will be crawling with bug-like creatures this weekend, and it's drawing the attention of Salt Lake Valley residents. Cirque du Soleil returns to West Valley City this weekend with its latest show "Ovo."

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  3. Utah students organize public hearing on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Hundreds of Utah residents crowded a Capitol meeting room Thursday to support an informal public hearing for a resolution recognizing a consensus on climate change. Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, agreed to host the members of the public after his resolution to "expresses commitment to create and support solutions and studies to address the causes and effects of climate change" was blocked by the Senate Environmental Resources Committee.

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  4. Salt Lake City firefighters begin distributing naloxone kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    In an effort to reach more people who are at risk of overdosing on prescription painkillers or heroin, the Salt Lake City Fire Department will begin giving out overdose reversal kits to patients, family members and their friends at the scene. About 34 law enforcement agencies across the state carry naloxone kits.

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  5. Community celebrates decision to nix homeless shelter in Sugar HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Scores of Sugar House residents shook hands, exchanged smiles and exhaled long-held sighs of relief Saturday during a community celebration in the aftermath of a contentious battle to prevent a homeless shelter from moving into their neighborhood. "I was really worried," said Eddie Edmunds, owner of Fusion Academy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - located on Simpson Street where the proposed shelter was to be located.

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  6. Sheriff defends SL County Jail booking policy in tense media exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder defended the booking restriction policies of the county jail Friday in a passionate, sometimes tense discussion with reporters. Winder said he wanted to set the record straight about the policy of the Salt Lake County Jail to decline inmates booked on suspicion of misdemeanor offenses, with the exception of DUI, domestic violence, child abuse, violation of a protective order or any offense for which a conviction would land the person on the state sex/kidnapping offender registry.

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  7. Leaders drop plans for 2 Salt Lake City homeless sheltersRead the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Legislative leaders and the mayors of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County announced Friday they're abandoning two of four planned homeless resource centers for the city. Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski said at a press conference Friday that the city will not build a shelter at a controversial site in the Sugar House neighborhood where a daycare currently sits.

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  8. 2 Utah law enforcement officials promise no immigration workRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | KSL-TV

    Two Utah law enforcement officials drew cheers from a large crowd near Park City with promises not to help federal immigration officials apprehend people living in the U.S. without proper documents. The Deseret News reports that about 300 people turned out for a Thursday meeting in Summitville that also drew representatives from the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City, the American Civil Liberties Union and Holy Cross Ministries.

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  9. SLC to only build 2 homeless resource centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake City has decided to build only two homeless resource centers instead of the four originally planned for Salt Lake County, officials announced Friday. Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski made the announcement Friday.

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  10. Gail Miller says Our Schools Now 'won't let up' on getting more money for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | KSL-TV

    Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller said Thursday that she and other backers of the Our Schools Now ballot initiative to raise the state income tax rate to fund education are going to keep the pressure on lawmakers. "I do think we have gotten their attention," Miller told KSL in an interview at the state Capitol, promising that the group "won't let up.

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  11. Committee blocks abortion rule change; Unwanted houseguests could be charged with trespassingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | KSL-TV

    An attempt to save the state costly legal fees in the future backfired for one Utah lawmaker Thursday and lawmakers are considering a bill that would charge unwanted houseguests with trespassing. A once-controversial telehealth bill finally passed the Senate after a provision to not allow doctors to prescribe abortion drugs to telehealth patients was removed.

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  12. Police say jail restrictions wrecking havoc in Salt Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    Kim Stockdale is a longtime resident of a quiet neighborhood in Salt Lake City. She knows her block like the back of her hand, and she knows her neighbors.

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  13. Police cheered at Park City meeting after vowing not to assist feds with deportation effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    About 300 worried Summit County residents crowded into a church Thursday looking for answers about how federal immigration policy will be enforced in their communities. There to answer their concerns were Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez and Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter, who both vowed not to enter their agencies into agreements that would "deputize" officers in the carrying out of federal deportation operations.

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  14. 'Talk to each other:' Group holds workshop to educate others about IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    A new advocacy group that aims to educate people about Islam hosted a workshop Wednesday in hopes of answering questions about the faith. "This is the first of many dialogues I want to have with the community here in Salt Lake City," said Faeiza Javed, the founder of Faeiza's Initiative.

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  15. Advocates for low-income Utahns protest restoring sales tax on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    Advocates for low-income Utahns urged state lawmakers Thursday to find more money for education and other programs but avoid an "unfair and unjustifiable" tax increase on those who are already struggling. "No one should be taxed into or deeper into poverty," nine organizations, including Voices for Utah Children, Utahns Against Hunger and the Utah Housing Coalition said in an open letter to the Utah Legislature.

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  16. Critics 'dismayed' at revived concealed carry bill; Utah fed up with feds' wild horse problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    Lawmakers revived a bill that failed last week that would allow concealed carry of guns without a permit, shocking critics. Lawmakers also want the federal government to take care of Utah's wild horse problem, calling it "a hell for the animals."

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  17. Workshop aims to lift entrepreneurship in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KSL-TV

    "I would like to start of healthy snack bars," she said. "I'm pushing myself to start as soon as possible."

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  18. Lawmaker wants to fuel food trucks' success by simplifying licensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KSL-TV

    Rob Lundin gets an invitation to bring his gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches to Salt Lake County nearly every day. But most of his business stays in northern Utah because the licensing processes for food trucks are so cumbersome.

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  19. Bill to raise state income taxes on big earners fails to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KSL-TV

    A bill that would boost the income tax rate from 5 percent to 7 percent on Utahns earning more than $250,000 failed to advance Wednesday in the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee. SB141 , which had been dubbed the "Soak the Rich" bill by sponsor Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, would have collected an additional $321 million from around 21,100 taxpayers, an average of about $15,200 each.

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  20. SLC the 5th most affordable NBA location, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KSL-TV

    Attending an NBA game can be a costly venture. Tickets, parking, and concession stand purchases all add up to a single night of fun but leave the wallet empty.

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