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The fight in Congress over money to help Flint, Mich., rebuild it’s lead-tainted water system has become a flashpoint in Utah’s Senate race. Republicans are putting together a stopgap budget that includes money for flood victims in four states but …

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  • Utah forecast: Sunshine to give way to wetter, cooler weather
    As summer’s afterglow gasps toward the fiery onset of autumnal color, Utah’s midweek forecast is one for warm days and goosebump nights. The Wasatch F...
    Updated Sep 27 2016 08:22 am   |     |   Share
  • University of Utah launching center to study, coordinate service for refugees
    Each year, roughly 1,200 refugees are resettled in Utah, according to Department of Workforce Services data, adding to a total population of 65,000 re...
    Updated Sep 27 2016 07:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake Valley housing complexes settle service-animal-discrimination lawsuit
    Four Salt Lake Valley housing complexes have agreed to pay $45,000 to settle a federal lawsuit that says they discriminated against disabled tenants o...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:54 pm   |     |   Share
    From Wall St to Hawaii to Utah Valley: UVU Professor Cary Wasden Mentors MBA Finance Students
    Cary Wasden’s journey to Utah Valley University is like no other; he completed is undergraduate degree in Zoology and a master degree in Public Admini...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 09:39 am   |     |   Share

    News roundup: Winners and losers from the first presidential debate
    Winners and losers from the first presidential debate. Herbert and Weinholtz square off in Logan. Lee blocks federal money for Flint residents. Happ...

    Updated Sep 27 2016 06:51 am   |     |   Share

  • John Zsiray  |  Pool Photo  Democratic governor candidate Mike Weinholtz, right, speaks during a gubernatorial debate with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert at the Caine Performance Hall at Utah State University, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Logan, Utah. Challenger Mike Weinholtz goes on offensive in 2nd debate with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert
    Logan • Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mike Weinholtz said he offers the state “a better way” for Utah families, and Gov. Gary Herbert defended h...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 11:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Against Police Brutality members rally outside the Broadway Centre building in Salt Lake City Monday September 26, 2016. The group later headed inside for a sit-in at Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gillís office to demand that Gill drop charges against Abdi Mohamed, who was shot and wounded by police shot during an altercation by the SLC homeless shelter on Feb. 27, 2016. Demonstrators gather at Salt Lake City district attorney’s office to protest teen shot by police in February
    A small group of protesters staged a sit-in Monday at the Salt Lake County district attorney’s office, demanding an end to the pending criminal case a...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Car hits 6-year-old on North Salt Lake highway; boy is in critical condition
    A 6-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a car on Highway 89 in North Salt Lake, police said. The boy was running eastwa...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:15 pm   |     |   Share
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A choir sings at the General Women’s Session of the 186th Semiannual General Conference, in Salt Lake City, Saturday September 24, 2016. LDS feminists applaud as church removes troublesome Book of Mormon verse on rape from youth book
    For several years, Mormon feminists have been trying to get their church to eliminate from official publications any connection between rape and chast...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 01:37 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     A Mountain View Highway in Herriman, Utah. Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and mayors and business leaders from Salt Lake County’s west side cities, announce a new initiative to focus on a generational opportunity for Salt Lake County economic growth and jobs. “Our state invested billions to build the Mountain View highway. Together with the thousands of acres of land nearby, this area has incredible economic development opportunity, not just for the west side of Salt Lake County, but for our entire state – if we do it right,” said McAdams. Event was held at the Rio Tinto Distribution Cente in South Jordan Monday September 26, 2016. Mountain View Corridor prime for businesses, McAdams says
    West Jordan • Big fields of yellow cheat grass stretching for miles along both sides of Mountain View Corridor could be a financial gold mine for Salt...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 10:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man allegedly held woman prisoner, demanded sex in exchange for food and water
    A 37-year-old Sandy man has been charged with holding an 18-year-old woman prisoner in a shed in Duchesne County for about six weeks in 2014, while fo...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Criminal charges dismissed — again — against Utah man who lodged lawsuit against WVC police
    Assault, weapons and drug charges have been dismissed for the second time against a Utah man who recently was awarded $275,000 in a civil case where j...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:49 pm   |     |   Share
    A member of a production crew walks out debate hall at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, the night before Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will meet in their first presidential debate. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) News roundup: First 30 minutes are critical in tonight’s Clinton v. Trump debate
    First 30 minutes are critical in the Clinton v. Trump debate. Poll: Trump up by 9 points in Utah. Mike Lee makes Trump’s Supreme Court short list. H...

    Updated Sep 26 2016 07:12 am   |     |   Share

  • Some fire restrictions lifted in Utah’s West Desert
    The Bureau of Land Management’s West Desert District has lifted some fire restrictions on land it administers in five Utah counties. Campfires, smokin...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 07:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cooking class helps new Mormon missionaries do lunch ... and breakfast ... and dinner
    Parents can’t help but worry about their children when they send them on Mormon missions. But Tami Mack had one less concern than most mothers and fat...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 04:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Salt Lake City Police Department  Fortunato Nato Villagrana (left), Jonathan Ivan Padilla-Lopez (right) A chase, a rammed police car, and a break for a Salt Lake City homicide case
    An early Monday morning chase ended with a West Valley City police cruiser rammed, a suspected car thief later cornered by a police dog, and homicide ...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:59 pm   |     |   Share
    News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump’s Supreme Court trial balloon
    Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump’s Supreme Court trial balloon. Public Lands Initiative passes House committee. LDS Church-owned skyscraper opens in do...

    Updated Sep 23 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah man sentenced to jail for physically abusing his 4-month-old daughter
    A 25-year-old Holladay man has been sentenced a year in jail for physically abusing his 4-month-old daughter last November after she was burned by a s...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:50 pm   |     |   Share
    Top Four Reasons to Donate Plasma
    When you donate plasma at a local Grifols Biomat location, your gift becomes a vital material used to produce several medications that treat and preve...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Man accused of assaulting firefighters trying to put our blaze at his Utah home
    Cedar Fort • A man has been arrested after authorities say he assaulted firefighters who were trying to put out a fire at his home in northwest Utah C...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 11:18 am   |     |   Share
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she boards her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) News roundup: Clinton could win the debate and still lose with voters
    Clinton could win the debate and still lose with voters. Trump Jr. visits Utah. Poll: Utahns divided on Bears Ears. Happy Thursday. Hillary Clinton ...

    Updated Sep 23 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share

    From Wall St to Hawaii to Utah Valley: UVU Professor Cary Wasden Mentors MBA Finance Students
    Cary Wasden’s journey to Utah Valley University is like no other; he completed is undergraduate degree in Zoology and a master degree in Public Admini...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 09:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Photo courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol   A 3-month-old child died the day after a Cache County crash on Thursday, Sept. 22. Logan woman dies of injuries from crash that also killed her infant
    A Logan woman has succumbed to injuries she suffered in a northern Utah crash that claimed the life of her infant son last week. The Utah Highway Patr...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Katherine Lynn Estep Woman sent to prison for sex acts with teen boys at Utah therapy ranch
    A 44-year-old woman who worked as a staff member at a Juab County area program for boys with behavioral problems has been sentenced to prison for enga...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 09:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • U.S. Capt. Bud Ford of Clarksville, Tenn., center, briefs soldiers from the 3rd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division in a staging areain the Kuwaiti desert Friday, March 21, 2003. Allied forces missions continue as combat units rumbled across the desert into Iraq from the south and bombed limited targets in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Jean-Marc Bouju) When U.S. Mormons clash with their overseas brothers and sisters about a key issue: war
    On the eve of the first U.S.-led assault against Iraq in 1990, Nathan McCluskey, a lifelong Mormon from New Zealand, found himself sharing a room with...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 11:36 am   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   ’It’s all so frustrating,’ said Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians tribal chairman Roland Maldonado, right, while talking about the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) with Utah Rivers Council conservation director Nick Schou. The LPP will cut through the Kaibab Band of Paiute’s reservation in one of two proposed routes and Maldonado said the tribe favors limiting damage to undisturbed sacred sites. Officials from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) began a two-day site visit in southern Utah Tuesday, examining the 139-mile route of the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline, September 20, 2016. The public tour was so that FERC could view the pipeline’s planned hydropower stations, proposed alignment and the environment the pipeline will cross. Paiute tribe seeks Lake Powell Pipeline route through, not around, its reservation
    Paiute tribal leaders say the state’s current preferred route for the Lake Powell Pipeline would cross several previously undisturbed sites with spiri...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 07:39 am   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo)   Kingston brothers Isaiah (left) and Jacob co-own WRE or Washakie Renewable Energy, that produces 10 milion gallons of biofuel. The largest biodiesel producer in Utah, Washakie Renewable Energy, held an open house in Plymouth on Thursday, September 1, 2011 to showcase its new production facility. While biofuel company with polygamous ties is under scrutiny, it’s Kingston versus Kingston in the courts
    On Aug. 29, Washakie Renewable Energy, the biofuel manufacturer whose offices were raided by federal agents earlier this year, was sued by another com...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:58 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: A few days of perfect autumn, then the storms
    Utah is sighing into a period of perfect fall weather, and the state’s denizens can thank heaven, a building high pressure front, or perhaps both for ...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:41 am   |     |   Share
  • Susan Walsh  |  AP file photo Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Mike Lee, Misty Snow spar over federal aid to help Flint, Mich.’s water woes
    The fight in Congress over money to help Flint, Mich., rebuild it’s lead-tainted water system has become a flashpoint in Utah’s Senate race. Republica...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 07:13 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: Mild weather and clear skies ahead
    After overnight temperatures in northern and central Utah dipped to near freezing, residents in the upper half of the state can expect cool autumn tem...
    Updated Sep 25 2016 03:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo)   Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City. Kirby: Avoiding the God dogfight
    In yet another venue for debating religious differences, former Mormon John Dehlin and LDS scholar Patrick Mason are jousting with each other on a blo...
    Updated Sep 25 2016 11:58 am   |     |   Share