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  1. Group organizes protest of plan to pave trail in Dimple Dell ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake County residents upset about a plan to pave a popular trail gathered Saturday morning to raise awareness of the issue. They say the trail pavement project planned for Dimple Dell Park threatens the serenity of a place they hold dear.

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  2. Gallery: Kids use LEGOs to build their own Salt Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) l-r Katie Spencer snaps photos of the LEGO city after her daughter Avery, 7, and her two other children built their own additions. Over 800 kids sorted through 50,000 pieces of LEGOs to make additions to the Salt Lake Valley out of LEGO in the hopes of getting kids interested in engineering and other STEM and STEAM-related fields at the Gene Fullmer Recreation Center, February 25, 2017.

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

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... homeless shelter here, I didn't know if we were going to stay here." Elected officials from Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County and the state Legislature on Friday announced they were abandoning plans for two previously selected sites , including the ...

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  4. 2A boys' basketball: Layton Christian routs Waterford for state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Richfield a When it comes to basketball, Layton Christian Academy is a great example of it takes a village to form a team. The Eagles, who won the Class 2A boys' state title with a 59-41 victory over Salt Lake County private school Waterford on Saturday night at the Sevier Valley Center, have only two players from the United States on their roster.

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  5. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder explains the current process of immigration processing within the Salt Lake County Jail at a news conference in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 1, 2017. According to Winder there has been no change in the County's policies since President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

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  6. Controversial homeless resource center taken off the tableRead the original story

    Friday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski on Friday morning announced a revised plan for new homeless centers - revealing that two of the four previously announced centers would no longer be built, and two additional centers would be located in Salt Lake County, but outside of Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined other local and state officials Friday at the state capital to announce the changes.

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  7. Bill would speed up release of police bodycam footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSL-TV

    ... The bill comes after video footage of the shooting of then-17-year-old Abdullahi "Abdi" Mohamed was held by Salt Lake County prosecutors for nearly a year before it was shown for the first time publicly in court last month. Mohamed was put in a ...

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  8. 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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  9. Repeat drunken drivers may face mandatory jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    ... in Utah last year for repeat offenders spent zero days in jail for subsequent offenses. About 32 percent in Salt Lake County, he said, never went to jail. Robinson added that currently no monitoring for alcohol use during house arrest is performed, ...

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  10. Leaders drop plans for 2 Salt Lake City homeless sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Speaker of the House of Representatives Greg Hughes, R-Draper, is joined by other Utah leaders in announcing that the city is dropping two of four planned homeless resource centers during a press announcement at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Also pictured are Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, from left, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams.

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  11. Homeless plan reset: Agreement now calls for two Salt Lake City shelters, one in S.L. CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is joined by other Utah leaders in announcing that the city is dropping two of four planned homeless resource centers during a press announcement at the Utah Capitol on Friday, February 24, 2017. To her right are speaker of the house Greg Hughes, R-Draper, and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams.

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  12. AG Reyes highlights arrests, but offers few detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | KSL-TV

    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes called a press conference Thursday to let Utahns know his office is serious about investigating and prosecuting human trafficking and crimes against children. In the press conference at the state Capitol, investigators said that among arrests made by 25 police agencies since Jan. 1, including some just this week, there were 16 arrests that illustrate the issues that law enforcement are combatting in the state.

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  13. Proposal would make voter records privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) Gracie Velasquez scans ballots at the Salt Lake County clerk's office in a past election. Vote-by-mail is expected to handle most balloting in this year's primary and general election.

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  14. Simpson Ave. Shelter NixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... new resource centers will be capped at 200 beds each. One of the sites will be reserved for single women. Salt Lake County committed to selecting an additional homeless shelter to be built outside city limits. Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said ...

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  15. Swallow trial: Judge denies defense request to dismiss racketeering countRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... had then argued for a so-called "directed verdict" on the remaining counts, telling Hruby-Mills that the Salt Lake County district attorney's office lacked sufficient evidence to convict the former GOP office-holder. She disagreed in connection with ...

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  16. Multiple car crashes temporarily shut down part of northbound I-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    At least half a dozen crashes on northbound I-15 caused officials to temporarily shut down a stretch the freeway Thursday night. The crashes started at 6600 South and went up to 3300 South, according to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt.

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  17. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Marlene Gonzalez, immigration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Marlene Gonzalez, immigration attorney, left, Luis Garza, Director, Comunidades Unidas, and Ze Min Ziao, Director of the Office of New Americans and Refugees, Salt Lake County MayorA s Office join in a panel discussion about what the latest immigration policies mean at a forum sponsored by the Bennion Center at the University of Utah on Thursday. The Salt Lake Tribune) Marlene Gonzalez, immigration attorney, left, Luis Garza, Director, Comunidades Unidas, and Ze Min Ziao, Director of the Office of New Americans and Refugees, Salt Lake County MayorA s Office join in a panel discussion about what the latest immigration policies mean at a forum sponsored by the Bennion Center at the University of Utah on Thursday.

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  18. Utah Town Hall for All, Diversity Training and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... now that world has been turned upside down? Join Emma Houston, director of Diversity and Inclusion for Salt Lake County as she helps us to understand how to better love and appreciate those in our community. The focus of this Diversity Training is ...

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

    Thursday Feb 23 | KSL-TV

    ... yelling out, "Salt Lake City police, if you're in here, call out now!" The offense wasn't a felony and in Salt Lake County, if it's not a felony, officers say their hands are tied. On Mar, 1, 2016, the Salt Lake County Sheriff issued an order ...

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  20. Panelists at the U. share opinions on immigrant issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Marlene Gonzalez, immigration attorney, left, Luis Garza, Director, Comunidades Unidas, and Ze Min Ziao, Director of the Office of New Americans and Refugees, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office join in a panel discussion about what the latest immigration policies mean at a forum sponsored by the Bennion Center at the University of Utah Thursday Feb. 23. The Salt Lake Tribune) Marlene Gonzalez, immigration attorney, left, Luis Garza, Director, Comunidades Unidas, and Ze Min Ziao, Director of the Office of New Americans and Refugees, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office join in a panel discussion about what the latest immigration policies mean at a forum sponsored by the Bennion Center at the University of Utah Thursday Feb. 23. Days after a Department of Homeland Security memo laid out steps to comply with President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and ... (more)

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