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Few Using Free Services Provided By State Following Data Breach

Victims of a data breach on a state server storing information for the Utah Department of Health had an opportunity to ask

Salt Lake County Looks for Transportation Solutions in Mill Creek Canyon

Salt Lake County is asking for the public’s advice on transportation issues in Mill Creek Canyon at an open house today.

Rampton Officially Files for Candidacy

Vince Rampton officially filed paperwork this morning to run for office alongside Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports,

Health Department Still Notifying SSN Hacking Victims

The Utah Department of Health has sent letters to nearly everyone who had their social security number stolen by hackers earlier this

Deseret Chemical Depot Celebrates 70 Years of Work

U.S. Army officials recognized the work of employees at the Deseret Chemical Depot weapons storage facility in Tooele Thursday for their part

Outdoor Retailer Exploring New Venues

Outdoor Retailer, the tradeshow that’s helped boost Utah’s economy twice a year for nearly two decades, is outgrowing Salt Lake City. And

Report Ranks Salt Lake City Metro Area 7th Nationwide for Pollution

The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is the seventh worst in the country for short-term particle pollution, according to a new American

SUWA Slams State’s Demand for Control of Rights of Way

Conservation groups say the state of Utah’s attempt to take over federal rights of way is a multimillion-dollar poke in the eye

Fired & Reinstated UDOT Employee Seeks Back Pay, Original Job

The Utah Department of Transportation employee who was fired after being accused of leaking confidential information about a contract bid wants compensation

Activist Groups Protest Tar Sands Extraction in Utah

Activists groups are protesting tar sands extraction in Utah this afternoon in front of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration or

Zions Bank Teaches Kids How to Manage Money

Zions Bank kicked off National Teach Children to Save Day by visiting a group of Madeleine Choir School Kindergarten students to talk

Democratic Convention Narrows Most Races Down to One Candidate

Utah Democrats avoided primary elections in nearly all their big races at the state convention held Saturday. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports,

TRAX and Bus Route Changes Scheduled for Saturday

TRAX and bus riders should be aware of changes to system routes tomorrow in anticipation of the Salt Lake City Marathon. The

Cooke Chooses Rampton as Running Mate in Governor’s Race

The only Democrat in the race for Utah governor this year has chosen the son of a former governor as his running

Summer Shows on the Horizon in Salt Lake City

Summer is officially on its way in Salt Lake City and that means people are gearing up for traditional summer festivities. As

Utah Has Third Largest Wage Gap for Women

Today is Equal Pay Day across America, a day recognizing an ongoing wage gap among men and women in the U.S. And

SLCPD Website Back Online After Security Breach

The Salt Lake City Police Department’s website is back online after a security breach that prompted a shutdown. In January, the activist

Matthew David Stewart Supporters Rally for Peaceful Drug Policies

Nearly a hundred people filled a room at the Weber County Main Library in Ogden last night to support Mathew David Stewart,

Move to Amend Organizers Expect to Get On Salt Lake City Ballot

A local initiative decrying corporate personhood is gaining traction. Thousands of Salt Lake City residents have signed the Move to Amend petition,

Funding Miscalculation Leads to Resignation of Two State Education Employees

Two Utah State Office of Education employees have resigned after officials identified a miscalculation in next year’s education budget that resulted in

Conference Sheds Light on Human Trafficking

Restoring self worth and value to victims of sex trafficking is a common theme at the 2012 Trafficking In Persons Symposium being

State Releases Online Report on Flu Vaccinations for Health Care Workers

Patients worried about contracting the flu while in the hospital can now find out which facilities might put them at risk. The

Google Shows Utah Businesses How to Market for Success

A managing director with the most popular online search engine took part in Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s annual Economic Summit this morning

Occupy Salt Lake Settles Into New Home at Library Square

About 20 tents are now set up on a gravel lot east of the Salt Lake City Main Library, following the city

Utah Officials Say Infrastructure Not Ready for an Earthquake

Stressing the devastating effects of earthquakes on masonry buildings constructed without steel reinforcement, local and state officials in Utah are committing to

Gay BYU Students Contribute to “It Gets Better” Campaign

One former filmmaker at Brigham Young University says a new online video of BYU students telling their personal stories of the triumphs

Non-Partisan Study finds Cooke’s Priorities Most in Line with Voters’ Concerns

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Peter Cooke is the candidate whose priorities are most in line with Utah voters, according to two surveys performed

Hackers Access Medicaid Files on State Health Department Server

Utah residents who are on Medicaid will want to keep a close eye on their bank accounts and credit scores in the

Councilman Enters Contest to Bring “Bully” to Salt Lake City

The controversial film “Bully” opens in major cities across the country this month and hundreds of other cities are demanding screenings of

West Valley City Police Chief Says He Couldn’t Have Stopped Josh Powell

West Valley City Police Chief “Buzz” Nielsen still believes he made the right decision by not arresting Josh Powell after his wife