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Salt Lake County Newswire

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  1. Shurtleff's 'fixer' seeks to delay his preliminary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Tuesday in Salt Lake City's 3rd District Court. No reason for the delay is cited, but the motion states Salt Lake County prosecutors have agreed to push back the hearing. The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to determine whether prosecutors have ...

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  2. Letter: A little loose with the mathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    I found the article, "Attention grabber in fight against tax increase: Free money," in the July 23 Tribune to be a stretch for credibility. The article says the tax increase would cost "an estimated $50 a person per year in Salt Lake County."

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  3. Inmate accused of stabbing Salt Lake County Jail officerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A Salt Lake County Jail inmate accused of stabbing a jail officer with a pencil has been charged with assault. The Deseret News reports that Rodrigo Caballero was charged Monday with aggravated assault by a prisoner for the July 14 offense.

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  4. Wasatch Front home prices, sales keep climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Home prices along the Wasatch Front continue to rise as a healthier economy and other factors nudge more buyers into the market. The median single-family home price in Salt Lake County reached $275,000 in the second quarter of 2015, up 7.9 percent compared with the same period the year before, a new report says.

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  5. Mayoral challengers team up against Becker in debateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... to your own conclusions." So far, about 18,000 of the 121,000 vote-by-mail ballots have returned to the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office since they hit mailboxes July 13, according to County Clerk Sherrie Swensen. That's just under a 15 percent ...

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  6. Becker unveils new initiative to combat crime in Gateway areaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... for service. The enhanced strategy comes as two groups, one appointed by Becker and another appointed by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, are examining the locations of homeless services, as well as reviewing the services themselves. Asked if the ...

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  7. Boy Scouts face uncertain future in Utah, nationallyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... the world is just that," said Stan Lockhart, president of the council that encompasses all troops south of Salt Lake County. "Clearly, the church and the national Boy Scouts are not aligned," he said. "That has to happen one way or another." The BSA ...

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  8. Nonprofits picked to lead Salt Lake County initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Salt Lake County has picked two nonprofit groups to serve as the lead agencies in the second and third social-service programs undertaken through the county's Pay for Success initiative. Parents as Teachers will oversee efforts to improve maternal and child health, in part by providing educational and employment assistance to mothers.

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  9. Tougher drug enforcement, dedicated bike patrols latest strategies to fight crime in Depot DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... during the day. The enhanced strategy comes as two groups, one appointed by Becker and another appointed by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, are examining the locations of homeless services, as well as reviewing the services themselves. Asked ...

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  10. Anonymous tip breaks Summit County cold case from 1976Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... died of natural causes on Sept. 11, 2001 in San Bernardino, Calif. Toone had a brief criminal history in Salt Lake County during the 1950s, but other than that, his record appears to be clean, Bridge said. Though Toone can obviously never stand ...

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  11. Man arrested after attempted robbery, police officer assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... o him, swinging the hammer back and forth and yelling at the officer to shoot him. Deng was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail in connection with aggravated robbery, use or possession of drug and disturbing the peace.

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  12. Little Cottonwood bones mystery: DNA results on recovered fragments could take monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... home that night, upon further inspection, they discovered foot bones inside and called 911. Last Thursday, Salt Lake County Search and Rescue crews, along with Unified Police officers, recovered additional bones during a day-long search of the ...

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  13. Charges filed against inmate accused of stabbing jail officerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A Salt Lake County Jail inmate accused of stabbing a deputy in the neck with a pencil has been charged. Rodrigo Caballero, of South Salt Lake, was charged Monday in 3rd District Court with aggravated assault by a prisoner, a second-degree felony.

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  14. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Former Utah Attorney...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... an evidence hearing in the case, deciding to push the proceedings forward rather than let a judge decide if Salt Lake County prosecutors had sufficient evidence to take the case to trial. "We can't put up any evidence that would do us any good ...

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  15. My view: Differences should not foster intoleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... 's district and a former legislative chair in Greg Hughes' district. He is a former executive member of the Salt Lake County GOP and the Utah State GOP Central Committees.

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  16. LDS Church relationship with Boy Scouts in doubt, may create new international programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... of the BSA's Utah National Parks Council, which is responsible for all of the state's Scout troops south of Salt Lake County, said he was unsurprised by the policy change but stunned by the LDS Church's initial response. "At my level there is a very ...

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  17. Utah transit leaders take a test ride on an electric busRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... the next week or so. UTA has agreed to allow the electric bus to shadow regular buses on routes 200 (on Salt Lake County's State Street) and 39 (on 3900 South, including some steep hills), but they won't be carrying passengers. "There are no plans ...

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  18. Another ex-Utah attorney general pleads not guilty to corruptionRead the original story

    Monday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... A Utah House of Representatives panel and the lieutenant governor's office also investigated the pair. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Swallow's pleas are "the way the process is supposed to work." "Swallow has a presumption of ...

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  19. Woman attempts to burn boyfriend's apartment, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSL-TV

    ... after 8 p.m. Saturday. A woman had reportedly been trying to start her apartment on fire, according to a Salt Lake County Jail report. When officers arrived, they found smoke coming from her apartment. The boyfriend told police that the woman ...

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  20. Rapid Growth of Health-Tech Company Part of Ongoing Commercial Real...Read the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    Commerce announced today the closing sale of Thanksgiving Station 4, a 61,594 square feet Class A office space located at 2100 W. Ashton Blvd., in Lehi, UT. Jeff Rossi, Executive Director with Cushman & Wakefield Commerce's Tenant Advisory Group, represented the buyer, Prosper Healthcare Lending , to make room for the company's rapidly expanding health financing services.

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