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If you want to open a beer joint, a reception center or a restaurant with a full bar, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has plenty of state licenses available. But restaurants that want to sell just wine and …

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  • House sitter found dead from a gunshot wound in Millcreek
    Unified Police suspect that a man was shot to death in a Millcreek apartment that he was house-sitting. Gildardo Toledo, 32, of Kearns, was staying at...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah’s MonaVie, which once touted $1B in annual sales, now foreclosed on for $15M
    A Florida company paid only $15 million for the right to foreclose on Utah-based nutritional-juice seller MonaVie, which once boasted nearly $1 billio...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • Two dead after rear-ending semi near Jeremy Ranch
    Two males died Friday after rear-ending a slow-moving semi-truck in Summit County. They were driving west on Interstate 80 when they hit the semi-truc...
    Updated May 29 2015 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
    Three Wishes a Week – Three Reasons to Give
    There’s nothing sweeter than a smile shared by a child. Most Utah children have many reasons to smile, but there are some who have endured the immeasu...
    Updated May 21 2015 08:41 am   |     |   Share

    This undated image released by TLC, shows some members of the Duggar family from the reality series Anti-polygamy groups call for boycott of TLC shows after Duggar scandal
    Two groups opposed to polygamy on Friday called for advertisers to boycott two TLC shows, but it wasn’t one of the network’s shows about polygamy that...
    Updated May 29 2015 02:00 pm   |     |   Share

  • Courtesy of Skydive Utah
NASA Ambassador Patrick Wiggins, 66, is no stranger to the sky with about 760 jumps under his belt as he logs another while stepping out of a Skydive Utah plane near Tooele. On Friday the education assistant at the University of Utah donned his original 1965 Utah’s NASA ambassador jumps with 50-year-old parachute
    NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Patrick Wiggins made his first skydive 50 years ago. What better way to mark the anniversary, he figured, than re-cre...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former Davis High School English teacher Brianne Altice appeared in Second District Court in Farmington and entered not guilty pleas on February 27, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner) Former Utah teacher Brianne Altice writes judge, says she wants good to come out of sexual abuse case
    Brianne Altice wants to see good come out of her bad situation. The former Davis High School English teacher pleaded guilty last month to having sexua...
    Updated May 29 2015 06:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • West Jordan approves spending $24K on head hunter to find new city manager
    West Jordan is finally taking steps to find a permanent replacement for Rick Davis, the city manager who resigned abruptly last August without explana...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
    News roundup: Christian rock band pens song for Sen. Ted Cruz
    Happy Friday. Music is an inspirational way to garner support -- it’s worked for past presidential candidates -- and now Sen. Ted Cruz has his own son...

    Updated May 29 2015 07:15 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah teen dies from injuries suffered in Memorial Day crash
    A Highland teenager has died from injuries she suffered in a Memorial Day traffic accident at an intersection near the border between the cities of Le...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her newborns and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Huntsman made a brief court appearance as attorneys set Dec. 11 for a hearing where a judge will hear a review of the evidence. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool) Parole hearing for Utah woman who killed 6 of her newborns slated for 2064
    Megan Huntsman, who killed six of her newborn babies by smothering or strangling them, will remain in prison for at least another 49 years. The Utah B...
    Updated May 29 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Tribune file photo)  
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday targets new federal rules that restrict the removal from private land of Utah prairie dogs, like this one seen at a Cedar City golf course. 9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal rules protecting prairie dogs
    Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered ...
    Updated May 29 2015 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Author Laura McBride poses for a portrait at The Kings English Bookshop in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Utah Lit: “We Are Called to Rise” by Laura McBride
    The lives of an eight-year-old immigrant boy, a soldier dealing with the horrors of war and a middle-aged woman facing an unwanted phase of life inte...
    Updated May 29 2015 01:35 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah man charged with animal cruelty for allegedly beating his mother’s puppy
    A Uintah County man is facing an animal cruelty charge for allegedly beating his mother’s puppy with a bat earlier this month. The 23-year-old Vernal ...
    Updated May 29 2015 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Hogle Zoo
Hogle Zoo is mourning the passing of adult male gorilla, Tino. The great ape was 42 years old (roughly the same as a 90 year old human) and came to Hogle Zoo in 1986 from Milwaukee. Hogle Zoo’s oldest gorilla euthanized after strength decline, dementia
    Hogle Zoo’s oldest gorilla was euthanized Wednesday after his strength and comfort declined, according to a news release from the zoo. Forty-two-year-...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Brett Prettyman  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Where in Utah was this photo taken. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book. Where in Utah was this photo taken? Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book
    This week • Email your guess about where this photo was taken, along with your name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “...
    Updated May 29 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
    Behind the Headlines: Prison site short list grows shorter, audit shows DABC needs improvement, lawmaker wants to expand death penalty
    The Miller family pulls its land from the short list of sites for a new prison. Rep. Paul Ray wants to expand the death penalty. Yet another audit sho...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:57 am   |     |   Share

  • Draper police identify body as probable suicide victim
    Draper police on Friday identified a body found near the Ghost Falls Trail in Corner Canyon as that of a 15-year-old student at Corner Canyon High Sch...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Elizabeth Smart Ed Smart confirms Elizabeth Smart gave birth to baby girl
    The world apparently has stopped watching Elizabeth Smart’s every move — at least for three months. That’s how long it took to learn the famous activi...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kirby: The outdoor gospel plan
    The Boy Scouts of America recently announced the appearance of a new Scouting award. Beginning this summer, the BSA will offer a merit badge in Human ...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Trib Talk: How to improve the DABC
    The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control needs better accounting controls, more training for managers and improved data-entry practices, acco...
    Updated May 28 2015 02:07 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Courtesy of Davis County Sheriff's Office)
23-year-old Jasmine Bridgeman and her boyfriend, 34-year-old Joshua Schoenenberger, shown, were booked related to child abuse Saturday. Their child died of his injuries Monday. They could face homicide charges. Utah man charged in death of girlfriend’s 2-year-old son
    A 34-year-old Layton man was charged Friday with the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old boy — which was allegedly triggered by the man’s anger over ...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Iron County body may have Nevada connections
    Iron County sheriff’s detectives are investigating whether a badly decomposed body found late last week near the town of Summit is that of a Nevada ma...
    Updated May 29 2015 12:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Kristine Berg
The now headless Utah to auction scenic properties near Bryce Canyon National Park
    A slice of paradise in southern Utah can be yours for as little as $1,000 an acre. Utah officials are auctioning several parcels of state trust lands ...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)  
Members of the LDS Church's First Presidency, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, back left, President Thomas S. Monson and President Henry B. Eyring, visit fellow Mormon apostle L. Tom Perry, front. and his wife, Barbara, at the couple's home on May 1.
Oldest Mormon apostle L. Tom Perry has terminal cancer
    The oldest Mormon apostle has terminal cancer. L. Tom Perry, 92, and an apostle for more than four decades, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last mon...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Library of Congress

A woman works on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California. June 1942. A Look Back: Women workers of World War II
    The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. This week's installment features historic...
    Updated May 29 2015 09:15 am   |     |   Share
  • In this May 13, 2015 photo, Brazilian actresses perform on the set of the Brazilian prime-time soap opera, Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil
    Rio De Janeiro • The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his ...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • In this image taken from a surveillance camera observed from Yakushima Nagata on Kuchinoerabu island, a column of smoke rises from Mount Shindake on the island, southern Japan, Friday, May 29, 2015. The volcano erupted on the small island about 10 a.m. local time Friday, spewing black clouds of ash and rock towering into the sky and prompting authorities to tell residents to evacuate the island. (Japan Meteorological Agency via AP) CREDIT MANDATORY Volcano erupts in southern Japan, spewing ash high into sky
    Tokyo • A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 ki...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:33 am   |     |   Share
  • Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub talks to media in front of the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, where the 65th FIFA congress takes place, Friday, May 29, 2015. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP) FIFA: Cameron calls for Blatter’s resignation
    BC-SOC--FIFA-The Latest, 15th Ld-Writethru,2203 THE LATEST: Handshake for Palestinian, Israeli soccer chiefs AP Photo LGL108, FOS126, MSC117, PZUR105,...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Officials confirm gray wolf killed in Colorado
    Denver • Wildlife officials say a coyote-like animal killed near Kremmling was a gray wolf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday that...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Vanya Shivashankar, right, 13, of Olathe, Kan., and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, shake hands as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Toughest words aren’t tough enough for 2 spelling bee champs
    Oxon Hill, Md. • For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions each holding onto one side of the golden trop...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
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