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  • UPD: Toddler found wandering Millcreek street reunited with family
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  • Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch ushers in holiday weekend of sunshine and thunderstorms
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)    This 2011 photo shows Bill Keebler in camouflage he used for hunting coyote. Judge orders continued detention of Tooele man accused of going on the ‘offensive’ against feds with BLM bomb
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  • Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Real Salt Lake defender Tony Beltran (2) takes a hard shot in front of an onrushing Seattle Sounders defender Tony Alfaro (29) during their U.S. Open Cup match at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, UT on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016. Real Salt Lake: RSL zeroes in on a shutout
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  • (Tribune file photo)   Chad Golsan, of Salt Lake City, goes through the steps to pay for parking at a parking kiosk on Main Street. Mayor Jackie Biskupski has announced a program that will forgive one ticket per motorist for citations issued because of a mistake. Salt Lake City to forgive parking tickets to drivers who mess up at kiosks
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  • Movie review: ‘The Purge: Election Year’ adds politics to mindless mayhem
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Mayor Ben McAdams takes part in a White House Conference call, discussing a new program where counties can use data to evaluate their criminal justice systems, at Kearns Junior High School. Salt Lake County is a participant in the program. Thursday, June 30, 2016. Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams phones the White House to talk data justice
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  • In a year of setbacks, activists push to encourage more LGBT candidates
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  • Susan Walsh  |  AP photo Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as a delegate and a member of the rules committee. He has recently publicly criticized Donald Trump but said he won’t try to change rules in a way that allows delegates to pick a different nominee. Utah’s Lee will attend GOP convention despite his concerns with Trump
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  • Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 in Baltimore. The hearing, scheduled to last three days before Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin Welch, is meant to determine whether Syed’s conviction will be overturned and case retried. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT  Man at center of ‘Serial’ podcast granted a new trial
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Terry Lee Black, accused of raping and killing a 6-year-old girl in 2012, makes his first courtroom appearance since 2013, due to interlocutory appeals. Standing beside defense attorney McCaye Christianson, Black stood before Judge L. Douglas Hogan at the West Jordan District courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Utah man accused of killing 6-year-old Sierra Newbold is still not competent for trial, judge says
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Andrea Kile Peterson, star and creator of a locally made comedy web series ’You Again.’ Sean P. Means: A gal, a geek, a goldfish: Recipe for a Utah-made rom-com
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