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An innocent compliment about another man’s shirt outside a West Valley City bar resulted in the complimenter being wounded with a knife and the attacker charged with aggravated assault. The man was ex...

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    West Jordan police say a man died when his sports car collided with a minivan late Friday morning. Public safety dispatchers confirmed that the crash,...
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