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  1. 14 of 16 Salt Lake County cities choose vote-by-mail for 2015 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    With ballots for municipal primary elections set to hit mailboxes next week, government leaders in Salt Lake County are expecting historically high voter participation. That's because 14 out of county's 16 cities have opted in for vote-by-mail as a new standard for municipal elections - the highest number of cities yet, said Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen.

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  2. Refurbished furniture carving out business for several UtahnsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Refurbished furniture - when do-it-yourself meets used pallets, frames, desks, dressers, tables, chairs, boxes, headboards - is becoming more than just a hobby, and some Utahns are cashing in on it. While her husband was deployed with the military in 2009-10, Sausha Khoundet began buying used furniture from Deseret Industries, refurbishing it for her home and then blogging about it.

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  3. Children join in on rodeo competition at West Jordan's Western StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Deseret News

    Jordan Allen and other winners show off their trophies after competing in the Western Stampede's Mutton Bustin' Challenge in West Jordan on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Residents celebrated the traditional Western Stampede with various rodeo events Thursday, July 2, 2015, including the Mutton Bustin' Challenge for kids.

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  4. West Jordan man gets life without parole in murder, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Deseret News

    A West Jordan man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for kidnapping and killing a man over an apparent drug debt. Viliamu Seumanu, 43, pleaded guilty in April to murder, two counts of aggravated kidnapping, first-degree felonies, and obstructing justice, a second-degree felony, for his part in the killing of Cleat Aaron Knight, who was found dead near Snowbasin in January 2014.

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  5. Academy offers experience to youths considering law enforcement, military careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Deseret News

    Students participate in a drill involving a search for an active shooter at the Utah Police Explorers Academy at Eastmont Middle School in Sandy, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The resounding response from 47 students has echoed in hallways of Eastmont Middle School throughout the week as part of the Utah Explorer Police Academy.

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  6. Jay Evensen: Jury duty makes people better citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Deseret News

    Gov. Gary R. Herbert speaks in West Jordan on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Utah's governor surprised people by showing up for jury duty this week.

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  7. Road closures announced for West Jordan paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    Redwood Road from 7000 South to 8000 South will be closed from 10 a.m. to noon; 7000 South between 2200 West and Redwood Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to noon; and no through traffic will be allowed on 7800 South.

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  8. Firefighters' actions during an emergency makes a huge difference for one familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    From left, West Jordan Fire Capt. Mike Bain, firefighter Collin Steele and engineer Zack Sumner were called to Kirk Gates' house after he passed out several times in one day.

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  9. Man admits DUI, but jurors will decide if he committed murder in drunken rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    Bill Robert Thompson, 45, is charged with murder and other charges in the 2014 death of Susan Madsen, 43. Prosecutors say he intentionally accelerated into a crowded intersection during a drunken rampage. His murder trial is underway in West Jordan.

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  10. Boy killed returning from family camping tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Deseret News

    A 12-year-old boy coming home from a family camping trip was killed in a rollover crash on Saturday. Easton Taylor, 12, of West Jordan, was riding with a group of five other male teens northbound on US 89 near Fairview.

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  11. Lawmakers drill down on complex water issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Deseret News

    Legislative audits raising questions over how water is priced, the reliability of how it is measured, and how much will be needed in the decades to come prompted a trio of panel discussions on Utah's Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with most agreeing some system fixes are in order. The types of changes implemented and how broad those are remain the big question, and if there exists political will to tackle the complex problems that accompany reform.

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  12. Lawmakers drill down on complex water issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Deseret News

    Legislative audits raising questions over how water is priced, the reliability of how it is measured, and how much will be needed in the decades to come prompted a trio of panel discussions on Utah's Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with most agreeing some system fixes are in order. The types of changes implemented and how broad those are remain the big question, and if there exists political will to tackle the complex problems that accompany reform.

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  13. Utahns tell prison relocation commission: 'Keep it in Draper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Deseret News

    Eighty-two-year-old Alexandra Eframo shook her fists when asked about how strongly she felt about keeping the Utah State Prison in Draper after testifying before the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission on Tuesday. Eframo, a retired airline reservations clerk from West Jordan, was one of dozens of Utahns who testified against the prison move at the commission's first and only public hearing at the Capitol.

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  14. Play like a girl: Tackle footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Deseret News

    Fifty fifth- and sixth-grade girls in West Jordan were divided into four teams to compete in five games using eight-player football rules.

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  15. How military families stay connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Deseret News

    Amber Fuller and her two children, Eva and Grace, talk to their husband and father, Capt. Paul Fuller, who is on duty with the Utah National Guard in the Middle East, May 30, 2015, in West Jordan.

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  16. Salt Lake County approves plans for new district attorney's officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Deseret News

    The Salt Lake County Council approved plans Tuesday to build two new buildings for the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office. The construction of the office buildings will cost an estimated $65 million, county officials announced.

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  17. West Jordan tightens fireworks restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Deseret News

    Light a match, lighter or firework in some parts of West Jordan and you could be charged with a class B misdemeanor. McElreath said that extreme growth of grass and weeds from heavy rains, leftover crops that last winter's mild weather failed to break down and high temperatures create a "potentially significant fire danger," McElreath said.

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  18. Watchdog group accuses Utah lawmaker of fraud in soliciting funds for lands fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Deseret News

    A watchdog group wants the Utah attorney general to investigate whether a state lawmaker is fraudulently soliciting funds in his effort to force the federal government to transfer public lands to the state. The Campaign for Accountability, based in Washington, D.C., filed complaints Monday against Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, in Utah, Montana and Arizona.

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  19. Brad Rock: Tackle football for girls a " another step in a dangerous direction?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Deseret News

    The inaugural season of the Utah Girls Tackle Football League kicked off, literally, last Saturday in West Jordan amid high spirits. There was plenty of football and considerable news coverage to make it official.

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  20. West Jordan man stabbed, blames roommate, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Deseret News

    A 52-year-old man called 911 from his Willow Cove apartment, 9300 S. Redwood Road, about 4:30 a.m. to say he had been stabbed, according to West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts.

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