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  1. Utah lawmaker seeks to create first responder for mental health, suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Sen. David Thatcher speaks during a committee hearing at the State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Senate voted Tuesday to create a new kind of first responder who specializes in mental health and suicide prevention.

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  2. Utah faith leaders refer to Joseph Smith in urging lawmakers to pass victim targeting billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Sen. Daniel Thatcher, R-West Valley City, talks to the media at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 18, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY - A group of non-Mormon religious leaders cite the murder of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith and his brother among their reasons for backing a victim targeting bill in the Utah Legislature.

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  3. Victim targeting bill might be a tough sell again in Utah LegislatureRead the original story

    Sunday | Deseret News

    A state senator has again introduced legislation to toughen the punishment for crimes targeting people because of their personal characteristics, including sexual orientation or gender identity. After lawmakers voted down a controversial hate crimes bill in 2016 and stifled a different approach last year, Sen. Daniel Thatcher, R-West Valley City, is back with another proposal that he says focuses on criminal justice not social justice.

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  4. Police: Bank robber forgot his keys, then the stolen money bag ripped ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Deseret News

    Just before 5:30 p.m., a man entered America First Credit Union, 2715 W. 5400 South, claimed to have a gun and demanded money from two tellers, said Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke.

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  5. Police investigating Magna shootingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | Deseret News

    Just after midnight, residents called 911 to report shots fired near 8500 W. 3660 South. United Police Lt.

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  6. Police: 1 dead in West Valley City shooting; dog also killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Deseret News

    One person and a dog were killed when someone fired a gun at a car in West Valley City late Thursday, authorities said. There were other people in the vehicle at the time, West Valley Police said on Twitter, but they were not injured.

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  7. A. Scott Anderson: Utah's education, air quality among the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Deseret News

    Janelle Baker hands out papers while her eighth-grade U.S. history class takes a quiz at Valley Junior High in West Valley City. With our emphasis on family and our love for children, Utah ought to aspire to be the No.

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  8. Salt Lake City ranked one of the best cities to keep your New Year's resolution. Here's whyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 | Deseret News

    People do some last-minute Christmas shopping at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. A new report from WalletHub ranked Salt Lake City among the top five cities nationwide for helping residents stick to their goals for 2018.

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  9. Bronco Mendenhall horses around with recruits; fun footage of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Deseret News

    For the second year in a row at Virginia, the football coach showed his relationship with horses goes deeper than simply having an equestrian-friendly first name. During his first go-around with the Cavaliers, Mendenhall shared with reporters why he has recruits saddle up.

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  10. Kearns celebrates groundbreaking for long-awaited paved roads in industrial business parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Deseret News

    For years, local businesses in the so-called "Camp Kearns" area have dealt with rugged, muddy roads that have diminished their reputations and made accessibility a nightmare in the wintertime. "As you come down these roads, there are potholes everywhere," said Lane Debois of Condies Foods Inc., a fresh produce company at 4850 S. 5300 West.

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  11. Special report: How Utah became one refugee family's final chance at survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Deseret News

    Malek Hamad holds his sons Eslam and Abdullah while searching for his wife's cousin, after praying at the end of Ramadan, at the Khadeeja Islamic Center in West Valley City, June 25, 2017. The Hamads had been in the United States for only a month as of this time, so Malek was anxious to find a familiar face among the hundreds of people at the event.

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  12. Charges: Woman in fatal hit-and-run had double blood-alcohol limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Deseret News

    A woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 19-year-old pedestrian was driving with a blood-alcohol content that was twice the legal limit, according to charging documents. Roxanna Molina, 27, of West Valley City, was charged Monday in 3rd District Court with manslaughter, or in the alternative, automobile homicide, both second-degree felonies; leaving the scene of an accident involving death, a third-degree felony; and three infractions including speeding, failing to obey a traffic signal, and illegal window tinting.

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  13. The top 10 arts and entertainment stories of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Deseret News

    This past year saw major improvements and upgrades in many local arts groups across the state. Not only did Hale Centre Theatre completely relocate to accommodate a bigger audience, but Ballet West made a $3 million investment to upgrade its popular production of "The Nutcracker" to meet modern times.

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  14. Mark Huntsman re-elected State School Board chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Deseret News

    Mark Huntsman, CEO of an engineering firm with offices in four Western states and a member of the Millard School District Board of Education for eight years, has been re-elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Utah State Board of Education. SALT LAKE CITY - Mark Huntsman, CEO of an engineering firm with offices in four Western states and a member of the Millard School District Board of Education for eight years, has been re-elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Utah State Board of Education.

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  15. Faith events: Shroud of Turin conference and Diwali Festival of Lights on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Deseret News

    The Shroud of Turin Conference 2017 will be Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. to noon, at Calvary Salt Lake, 460 W. Century Drive. Russ Breault, president of the Shroud of Turin Education Project, will be at the event, according to organizers.

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  16. Driver who reported sun in eyes strikes boy, 7, in West ValleyRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | Deseret News

    A 7-year-old boy was in the hospital with serious injuries Thursday after a car struck him on his way home from school. The driver told police that glaring, low sunlight blocked the boy from view, the West Valley City Police Department said in a tweet.

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  17. Feds arrest woman at Utah bus stop allegedly carrying heroin in diaper bagRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | Deseret News

    Federal agents arrested a woman who allegedly had a package of heroin in a diaper bag as she exited a bus in West Valley City on Tuesday. The Drug Enforcement Administration's Metro Narcotics Task Force was doing a plain-clothes operation at the Tufesa bus stop when they encountered Elva Zosa-Bernal.

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  18. Rocky Mountain Raceways to close after 2018 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Deseret News

    The 2018 racing season will be the 50th to be held at the Rocky Mountain Raceways' location, and it will also be the final one. The venue, which includes an NHRA-sanctioned drag strip, a 3/8th mile oval and motocross track, will close after next season, Spencer Young Sr., CEO of the Young Automotive Group announced Thursday.

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  19. Jay Evensen: As I was saying, publicly funded stadiums are money losersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Deseret News

    Eleven years ago, when the then-owners of the professional soccer team Real Salt Lake argued like breathless teenagers that they had to have public funding for a new stadium right now or they would simply die, I wrote columns urging politicians not to buy it. Not that he wasn't a soccer fan.

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  20. Man twice convicted of sex offenses sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | Deseret News

    A man who was placed on probation for a sexual battery last year was sentenced to prison Monday for a new offense. Eli Timothy Sherman, 28, of Provo, was sentenced Monday to at least one and up to 15 years in prison for enticing a minor, a second-degree felony.

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