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Photo of the day: New shoes give Girls on the Run participants a leg up

The Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation will donate 1,000 pairs of running shoes to underserved girls participating in the program that aims to inspire girls in third through eighth grade to be joyful, healthy and confident through a fun, experienced-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Is Utah’s ‘fierce’ housing market cooling? Sales are slowing, but prices are still sky high

Intermountain Healthcare to merge with Colorado health nonprofit

New Salt Lake City airport turns 1 but is still growing. Here's when the construction will end

Hispanic Heritage Month a celebration of contributions and experiences, community leaders say

Is the West’s housing market overpriced? These cities rank as nation’s most ‘overvalued’

Salt Lake City is no ‘Gotham City,’ but business coalition says crime, camping has to stop

Record-breaking number of public comments could delay Little Cottonwood traffic plans

Vaccine campaign shares stories of Utahns affected by COVID-19

How did Utah colleges fare on U.S. News rankings?

Report: Rent prices in these Utah counties have skyrocketed — including one with a 66% jump

Salt Lake City mayor urges mask mandate extension as Utah reports 4K new COVID-19 cases

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Photo of the day: Salt Lake Greek community welcomes Utahns to annual festival

The festival, which was forced to take a year off last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, runs through Sunday in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Photo of the day: Utah governor, first lady help kick off state fair by judging pie contest

The annual fall event, which runs through Sept. 19, celebrates the Beehive State and it’s agricultural roots.

Why the Salt Lake City mayor changed her mind about a homeless shelter in Ballpark neighborhood

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How Salt Lake mayor’s school mask order is getting ‘99.8% compliance’ — without policing

The Salt Lake City School District isn’t taking a heavy-handed approach to enforcing Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s school mask order. The focus is on education — not policing — and so far, it seems to be working in most cases.

Possible mercury has closed the pond in this Salt Lake City park

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Photo of the Day: Healing Field pays tribute to those killed 20 years ago on 9/11

The temporary Healing Field memorial located in Sandy displays thousands of flags honoring each life lost on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as Utah’s fallen military members and first responders. It has been sponsored by the Colonial Flag Foundation since 2002.

Is there more crime in Salt Lake City these days? What the mayor says has improved, and what’s still an issue

After 223 excruciating days in the hospital, this COVID-19 survivor returns home

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Photo of the day: Donation helps Shriners patients put the pedal to the metal

Adaptive bikes, which typically cost $500 to $2,000 each, allow patients at the Salt Lake City hospital who can’t ride standard bikes the chance to get outside and have fun with neighbors and siblings.

This former Utah politician will soon replace Meghan McCain on ‘The View’

Utah Marine killed in Afghanistan remembered in candlelight vigil

Will drought in the West usher in a new generation of reservoirs?

'A real honor': Salt Lake City to rename section of street after longtime reverend

Salt Lake County D.A. seeks to throw out 2 convictions due to 'procedural errors'

Gondola or widened lanes? Why this Olympian wants neither for Little Cottonwood Canyon

Can Salt Lake City’s mayor keep her mask mandate for schools? This Utah lawmaker insists it’s ‘NOT enforceable’

Why is this mom suing Gov. Spencer Cox over Utah laws that prohibit schools mask mandates?

Police solve Utah cold case from 1979

Inmate attempted to use stimulus payment to hire hitman for ex, charges state

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There are millions of dollars up for grabs for renters. Why aren’t they being claimed?

With the clock reset again on the eviction moratorium extension, over $150 million in rental assistance has still not made it into the hands of Utah renters or landlords. Reasons range from paperwork problems to likely some Utahns hesitating to ask for government help.

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Photo of the day: Magna students treated to new backpacks filled with school supplies

Vivint Gives Back, the charitable arm the Lehi-based Vivint Smart Home, partners with the Granite Education Foundation to provide goodies to 8,000 students in the Granite School District.

Utah misusing public funds for fossil fuel projects, environmental groups allege

Salt Lake City mayor poised to issue school mask mandate — if school board signals support

A guest at a child’s birthday party jumped into an alligator tank to save a woman. Here’s why he says he’s not a hero

Utah reports 2,423 weekend COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

Utah redistricting explained: Why you should care

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Why are cops quitting? A city struggles with police morale

Droves of Salt Lake City police officers up and quit or moved to other agencies in 2020. Salt Lake City leaders dramatically upped its pay for police officers to get them to come back, but they agree it’s going to take more to fix morale issues than money.

Can heart failure be reversed? Utah researchers think they have a way

COVID-19 patients filling Utah hospitals beyond capacity, but doctor warns worst may be yet to come

Why Salt Lake County rejected a school mask mandate, and how some parents are more worried this year than last

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Photo of the day: It’s a proud day as 124 become U.S. citizens

Candidates from such diverse places as Argentina, Bulgaria, China, Guyana, Serbia and Vietnam take the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City.

What is The Point? Plans for a ‘15-minute city’ at former Utah prison site are taking shape

Doctor sees another advantage to masks in schools — stopping spread of RSV

Primary Election results are coming in: Who is vying to lead your city?

Utah ranks No. 1 in the nation for GDP growth — despite the pandemic

Salt Lake County health official to issue mask mandate for schoolchildren under 12. Will council agree?