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Meet the newest Americans. Some 100 immigrants from 40 nations took the oath of allegiance Friday at Salt Lake City’s federal courthouse, according to a news release from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. They originally hailed from far-flung countries, ranging …

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  • Courtesy  |  Utah Highway Patrol
A Park City man was critically hurt after a crash with a bus Saturday morning, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Motorcyclist critically hurt in Summit County crash with a bus
    A Park City motorcyclist was critically hurt after crashing into a bus. Saturday morning, Jeremy J. Morgan was driving southbound on State Route 32, w...
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  • Police: Man breaks girlfriend’s car window, then gets dragged along
    A Salt Lake City man allegedly chased his girlfriend down, punched through her car window and was dragged about 50 feet as she drove away. A 20-year-o...
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    This photo released by Disney shows, Thomas Robinson, as young Frank Walker, in a scene from Disney's Trib Geek A&E Roundup: #ThanksDave, ‘Tomorrowland’ and local TV ratings
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  • Orem man hospitalized after dirt bike crash
    An Orem man was flown to the hospital Saturday after crashing on an off-road dirt bike. The 21-year-old man was driving the motorcycle on Soldiers Pas...
    Updated May 23 2015 06:51 pm   |     |   Share
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Jay Utah Cowboy Poetry Festival is ‘dad burn’ fun
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a morning crowd at the Draft restaurant, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Concord, N.H. Bush is visiting the nation's earliest presidential primary state as he considers a run for the Republican nomination for president.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole) News roundup: Jeb Bush hits his brother on spending during his presidency
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  • 3 Salt Lake City officers allege sexual harassment by deputy police chief
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Attendees practice Kundalini Yoga in the 'Awakening Adi Shakti' class during the Downtown Yoga Festival at The Leonardo Saturday May 23, 2015.  The downtown yoga festival lets participants experience a variety of yoga classes, workshops and seminars for all skill levels, plus experience healthy eating through raw, vegan and Ayurvedic cooking classes. The festival continues Sunday. Downtown Yoga Festival shares healthy lifestyles at The Leonardo
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Justin Denning, Sandy, tries to land his dis-mount from the zip-line in the 5K ThrillSeeker Stunt Run, which incorporates zip lines, the world’s largest inflatable water slide, a Tarzan-like swing and punching walls, at Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Utahns slide their way through the Stunt Run 5K
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  • Tooele officer shoots, kills dog during a disturbance call
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  • Centerville boy found safe after 24-hour search
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  • Scientists with the Burpee Museum of Natural HIstory in Illinois have uncovered a promising dinosaur quarry on BLM land near Hanksville.   Katie Tremaine, left, and Michael Henderson from the Burpee Museum wrap bones of a Camarasaurus in burlap dipped in plaster to stabilize them for a transport.  The small small hill they are on  has revealed three or four different kinds of dinosaurs.  Scott Williams, right, oversees the dig.   Al Hartmann photo/Salt Lake Tribune   6/19/08 Dinosaur quarry that shows archaeologists at work in real time opens soon for the season
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