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Eagle Killings Spark Reward

Federal and local law enforcement officials are trying to find who is responsible for killing eagles across the state. Tom Tidwell with

LDS Hospital Completes Five Year Renovation

After a five-year facelift, Salt Lake City’s LDS Hospital is celebrating a new beginning. Monday, the facility was rededicated after a $32

Less Than 10 Idling Warnings Written Since New Law; City Says That’s OK

It’s been almost a year since the Salt Lake City Council passed an ordinance banning vehicle idling for more than two minutes.

Matheson Says Love’s Budget Plan Would Hurt Law Enforcement

Law enforcement and public safety issues took center stage in Utah’s 4th District congressional race Thursday. Democratic incumbent Jim Matheson and Salt

Utah Youth Smoking At 5.9 Percent, All-Time Low

Fewer Utahns are lighting up. A new report released by the Utah Department of Health shows youth smoking in the state is

Paul Ryan Makes Short Stop in Utah

Utah County is where Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan spent his afternoon yesterday. The Wisconsin Congressman was in Utah to fundraise for

Utah Supreme Court to Decide if Debra Brown Exoneration Stands

She’s been an innocent woman for nearly a year and a half. Now, it’s up to the Utah Supreme Court to decide

West Valley City Won’t Release Powell Records to Family Attorney

After a week of deliberating, the West Valley City Council announced last night it will not be releasing any files relating to

Financial Aid Becomes Issue in Matheson/Love Race

With the November election 10 weeks away, the criticism going back and forth between six-term Congressman Jim Matheson and Saratoga Springs Mayor

Higher Education Experts Offer Advice on Planning for College

A new school year just got underway, but higher education experts say high school students should already be planning for next year.

Critics of SkiLink Begin Voter Education Campaign

Groups working to stop SkiLink, a proposed gondola from Canyons Resort in Park City to Solitude in Big Cottonwood Canyon are hoping

Cooke, Herbert Differ on Views of Medicare

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke says the state needs to stop neglecting issues related to health care. Cooke criticized Governor Gary Herbert’s

Report Shows Where Asthma is Most Prevalent in Utah

Does where you live impact your health? A new report by the Utah Department of Health shows asthma rates in Utah vary

More Utah Students Taking ACT Test; State’s Overall Score Drops

The number of Utah high-school students taking the ACT college entrance exam is on the rise. 97 percent of 2012 graduates took

Trust Lands Generate $29 Million for Utah Schools

Utah’s public schools are about to split $29 million dollars as the school year gets underway. Margaret Bird, Director of the School

West Valley City Council Hears Request for Susan Powell Records

It’s now up to the West Valley City Council to decide who should have access to police records regarding the disappearance of

Matheson Receives Backing From U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it’s sticking with its friends this election, and Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson is one of

Release of Susan Powell Documents Now Up to the West Valley City Council

More than two and a half years after their daughter, Susan Powell, went missing, Chuck and Judy Cox are continuing to search

Utah Ranked Most Charitable State

When it comes to charitable giving, Utah is on top. According to a new study, residents in the Beehive state give more

Architects, Builder Announced for Performing Arts Center

More pieces are coming together for Salt Lake City’s proposed Utah Performing Arts Center. Wednesday, city officials announced who will be designing

Goshute Tribe and State of Utah Begin Negotiating Water Rights

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is working with the Goshute Tribe to begin securing their water rights in Utah. The small tribe, whose

Community Urged to Help Share the Cost of Feeding the Hungry

It’s been nearly a year since the Salvation Army ran out of funding to keep running its soup kitchen downtown. Since then,

Public Weighs in on Immigration Discussions

What should Utah’s immigration laws look like in the future? A commission designed to help answer that question heard from the public

Cooke’s Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Unions Met with Some Disappointment

With the Democratic Party moving to endorse same-sex marriage nationally, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke made it clear Monday he's not on

Parents Angry After Murray School District Cancels Portuguese Immersion Program

Dozens of Murray School District families who enrolled their children in a Portuguese dual immersion program are now being told it’s not

Utah’s Foreclosure Rate Drops to 26th in the Nation

The latest foreclosure numbers hitting Utah appear to be good news. The newest report by RealtyTrac shows the Beehive state dropped to

Homeless Outreach Service Team Looking For More Business Partners

There are two kinds of meters in downtown Salt Lake City. Both sit on the sidewalk and accept change, but instead of

Undetonated Shells Complicate Effort to Battle Pinyon Fire

Ammunition is making it difficult for firefighters to battle a wildfire burning on the Utah National Guard’s Camp Williams, just outside of

Smaller Parks Bond Will Go to Voters in November

Salt Lake County is one step closer to getting more parks and park improvements. Tuesday, the County Council unanimously approved placing a

Salt Lake County Council Requests More Information Before Voting on Broadway-Style Theater

Salt Lake City will have to wait a couple more weeks before finding out if the county will help fund a Broadway-style