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  1. Op-ed: After-school programs help students succeed inside and outside the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Deseret News

    Allison Chrien, after school knitting class teacher, helps students learn the knitting stitch, during an after school knitting class at Herberich Primary School on May 9, 2012 in Bath Twp., Ohio. Nara, a seventh-grader at Granite Park Junior High, stands excitedly with her peers beside a rocket launcher, counting down the seconds.

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  2. The State Room is opening a bigger venue in South Salt Lake. Here's who's playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Deseret News

    Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli, owners of the popular downtown music venue the State Room , are opening a new venue in Salt Lake City. The announcement was made Thursday morning via a press release.

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  3. Charges: Owner sold drugs, guns from his auto repair shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Deseret News

    The Utah Attorney General's Office believes the owner of a South Salt Lake auto repair shop has been selling guns and drugs out of his business. Luis Miguel Valdes-Rodriguez, 34, was charged last week in 3rd District Court with seven counts of drug distribution, and possession of a firearm by a restricted person, all second-degree felonies.

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  4. Videos show man's actions before West Valley police shot, killed himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Deseret News

    He refused to remove his hand from his pocket despite repeated commands. Then, his right hand came up in a quick motion with his elbow near his shoulder.

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  5. Police: Man flashed airport badge, claiming to be officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Deseret News

    Police arrested a man who they say got into another man's car and then flashed an airport employee ID badge, claiming he was a police officer. Aaron David Snyder, 31, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Friday for investigation of vehicle burglary and impersonating a police officer.

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  6. Man charged with stabbing death of fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Deseret News

    Warren Richard Phelps, 38, of South Salt Lake, was charged with the first-degree felony on Monday in 3rd District Court. On March 19, police were called to 2757 S. 300 East on a report of a stabbing.

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  7. Amid search for new homeless resource center providers, critics say not the Road HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Deseret News

    Shelter the Homeless, the nonprofit that will own the three new homeless resource centers in Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake, is now seeking bids on who will operate the shelters when they open next summer. "I would never want the Road Home to manage any of these shelters," said Scott Howell, a member of the Pioneer Park Coalition's board of directors in a meeting of the KSL and Deseret News editorial boards this week.

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  8. About Utah: A Utah story that's old and sweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | Deseret News

    The sweetest business in Utah, and one of the oldest, can be found on a quiet street here in South Salt Lake, tucked away behind an audio-visual supplier. Except for a small sign out front that says "Miller's Honey Company," there is nothing to suggest that this is a successful enterprise that has been around for 124 years, and no clues that it was this made-in-Utah business that pioneered the practice of transporting bees to warm climates in the winter so they could be productive and pollinate crops all year long.

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  9. Event touts how society benefits from people with disabilities in the workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 23 | Deseret News

    With the state's jobless rate at historic lows, the ability for most Utahns to land gainful employment is relatively high. However, one segment of the state's population continues to struggle to find employers willing to give them a chance to work - people with disabilities.

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  10. Charges filed in wrong-color gang killing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Deseret News

    A man accused in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at an early morning party - allegedly for wearing the wrong colors to a party - has been charged with aggravated murder. Isaiah Marquez Aligo Lucas, 20, of West Valley City, was charged Thursday in 3rd District Court with the first-degree felony.

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  11. Legislature passes 'extremely critical' funding for homeless shelter operations, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Deseret News

    In a third year of prioritizing homelessness initiatives, the Utah Legislature passed a package of bills to help fund the three new homeless resource centers that are set to break ground this spring. Both bills - one to fund the yearly operations of the new shelters, and the other to pay for police and fire impacts to host cities - created controversy at first because they would collect local sales tax dollars from cities not hosting shelters, but versions that passed were mostly supported by the end of the session.

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  12. Utah Legislature passes bill to pay for police, fire needs of new homeless resource centersRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Deseret News

    The Utah Legislature gave final approval to a bill Thursday night that would use $5 million collected from local sales tax to help pay for police and fire needs that come with the impact of the three new homeless resource centers slated to break ground this spring. It was part of a package of two bills state lawmakers passed during the 2018 legislative session to help fund the homeless resource centers' operation and impact on the host cities, including Salt Lake City, South Salt Lake and Midvale.

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  13. 'We were all just kids,' says man sentenced to prison in triple killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Deseret News

    A man who admitted killing three people in a botched drug robbery asked for forgiveness Thursday as he was sentenced to prison. With his hands shackled behind him, Gerald Radckiff Grant, 21, apologized to the families of the three young men he shot, though he recognized his words made little difference.

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  14. Lawmakers take a swipe at land, water and air quality issuesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | Deseret News

    Lawmakers this session poured more money into localized air quality research, beefed up staffing for regulators and agreed to establish a pilot program for emissions testing on certain diesel vehicles in Utah County. They also hiked registration fees for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, leaving clean energy advocates dismayed over potentially slowing down the rate of switching to cleaner cars.

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  15. Downtown Salt Lake shelter still on track to close; overflow 'worst...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Deseret News

    John Hargreaves cleans the single men's dorm at the Road Home in Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY - No, there shouldn't be a need for an additional shelter, and yes, the downtown Road Home shelter is still on track to safely close in 2019.

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  16. Shelter funding plan stripped of fee on cities lacking affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Deseret News

    After some final-hour negotiations, a bill that would have required cities lacking affordable housing to help pay for homeless shelters in other cities was drastically altered on the Senate floor Wednesday. Before it was substituted, HB462 would have fined Utah cities and counties having less than a statewide average of affordable housing to help pay for the operations and maintenance of new homeless resource centers.

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  17. Man accused of holding 99-year-old woman hostage faces multiple feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Deseret News

    Freddy Alexander Velasquez, 18, of South Salt Lake, was charged in 3rd District Court with aggravated burglary and two counts of aggravated robbery, first-degree felonies; two counts of possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person and threat of terrorism, both second-degree felonies; discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault and aggravated theft, all third-degree felonies; failing to stop for law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor; and assault, a class B misdemeanor. On Feb. 23, the Metro Gang Unit was looking for Velasquez, who was wanted on warrants, and spotted him outside a hotel at 3440 S. Decker Lake Drive.

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  18. Police say man collected 'massive amount' of stolen propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Deseret News

    South Salt Lake police say it may be another day or two before they finish going through the massive amount of suspected stolen items stored in and around a man's property. In fact, police say the big break in the case came because the man apparently ran out of space to store all of his stolen items.

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  19. Police: Routine check turns up stolen boats and jet skis in South Salt LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Deseret News

    A routine check on an abandoned trailer Tuesday led to the discovery of a trove of oversized stolen goods, including boats, jet skis and more than a dozen other trailers, police said. A municipal code enforcement officer found the abandoned trailer at a home on West Oakand Avenue in South Salt Lake and called police to impound it, but officers found the trailer was reported stolen.

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  20. Change of Plans? Road Home's 2019 closure date 'unreasonable,' councilwoman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Deseret News

    Homeless people leave the area around the Road Home shelter as police conduct Operation Rio Grande in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY - As plans for homeless reform have taken shape, questions have lingered about how two 200-bed shelters in Salt Lake City and a third 300-bed shelter in South Salt Lake would serve the population currently living at the Road Home's nearly 1,100-bed downtown shelter.

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