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Utah Poison Control Center Warns of Child Exposure to Drug

Accidental exposures of children to a well-known drug to treat opioid addiction are on the rise in Utah. Marty Malheiro, Education Specialist

Utah Sees Lower Gas Prices

You might be happily surprised next time you go to fill up your tank.  According to a recent report by AAA, Utah’s

Utah Geological Survey Receives $1.6 Million for New Energy-Related Studies

The Utah Geological Survey has been awarded more than $1.6 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the state’s

West Valley City Police Scale Back On Powell Case

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell, the West Valley City woman who went missing 3-years ago.

Utah Home Sales On The Rise

Utah home sales are on the rise. According to Utah Association of Realtors, the housing market has been improving for the past

Deputy Mayor Dunn to Retain Position in Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County Mayor-elect Ben McAdams has announced that Nichole Dunn will continue her role as Deputy Mayor with his administration.

Fewer Rural Students Admitted to College than Non-Rural

The percentage of high school students from Utah’s rural areas who attend college is much lower than that of their city and

Utah Sees Extreme Rise in Whooping Cough Cases

Whooping cough is on the rise again in Utah. There have been more than 1,100 reported cases of pertussis or ‘whooping cough’

Spending in Utah Takes Dip After Romney Loss

Consumer confidence in Utah took a big dive this month according to the Zions Bank Consumer Attitude Index report on consumer spending. 

DEQ Sets New Standard for Measuring Air Quality

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is implementing new rules for all solid fuel and coal burning devices as a way to

Downtown Parking Made Easier During Holiday Season

Downtown Salt Lake City is gearing up for what they expect to be a busy holiday season. With new shopping attractions and

Love Gaining Ground in Absentee Ballot Count

Republican Candidate Mia Love is gaining ground on Democrat Jim Matheson in the final hours of the count for Utah’s 4th Congressional

Car Burglaries Down in Salt Lake City

Vehicle burglaries in Salt Lake City are down from last year. Detective Rick Wall with the Salt Lake City Police Department says

Legislature Releases Redistricting Records to the Public

More than a year after a request by the Utah Democratic Party, the Utah Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel have

Utah Sees Surge in Hiring

Those looking for work in Utah could be in luck. A new study released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services shows

Mayor Corroon Announces Official Interest in State Senate District 2

Outgoing Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon has officially announced his interest in filling the senate seat vacated by newly elected County

SLCPD Test Body-Worn Video Cameras

The next interaction you have with police in Salt Lake City could be recorded. The city’s police department is testing new body-worn

Diabetes Research and Advocacy Groups Unite Against Disease

The American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation joined forces with the Utah Department of Health today (Wednesday) on World Diabetes

Seelig Elected As Democratic Leader of Utah’s House of Representatives

Representative Jennifer Seelig was elected Monday as the new Democratic Leader of the Utah House of Representatives, and becomes the first woman

U of U Scientist Tracks Expanding Universe

For the first time scientists are measuring the expansion of the universe 3 billion years after what is called the “big bang.”

Mayor Corroon’s Proposed Tax Hike Gets Mixed Reviews

Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon’s announcement Thursday proposing a countywide property tax increase in 2013 of 17.5 percent is getting mixed

Mayor Corroon Proposes Increased Property Tax

For the first time in 12 years, Salt Lake County residents could see a big hike in property taxes. County Mayor Peter

Salt Lake County Passes Bond For Park and Trail Development

Salt Lake County’s open space will soon be getting a facelift. Tuesday night, Salt Lake County residents passed proposition 1, a $47

Matheson Claims Victory in Utah’s 4th Congressional District

With the final count coming in just after midnight, a lead of one percent or a little over 2,800 votes gave Democrat

Swallow Wins Race to Replace Outgoing Shurtleff

Election results show Republican John Swallow as Utah’s next Attorney General, defeating Democrat Dee W. Smith by 34 percent.

State’s Homeless Summit Promotes “Housing First” Model

Homeless service providers will gather in Salt Lake City this week for the 9th annual Homeless Summit to discuss ways to end

Utah Deploys Emergency Vehicles to Assist in Super Storm Sandy Relief

Super storm Sandy has left more than 100 people dead and thousands displaced from their homes on the east coast. Today (Friday)

New Electric Charging Stations Open in Salt Lake

Helping to kick off Alternative Fuel Vehicle Awareness Month, Utah Paperbox unveiled five new electric vehicle-charging stations at its new facility in

Mayor Corroon Urges Governor to Oppose Snake Valley Agreement

Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon wants Governor Gary Herbert to get behind the Millard County Commission’s opposition of the draft Snake

Consumer Spending Up Across the Wasatch Front

Consumer spending across the Wasatch Front is up 3.9 percent over the past 12 months, two percent higher than the national consumer