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The relationship between Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the City Council has varied from contentious to testy in what appears to be a rough start for her administration. Now, more than 100 days into her first term as …

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  • Crews subdue plant nursery fire in Copperton
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  • Shots fired; suspects apprehended in Liberty Park
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  • Rep. Bishop’s longtime top aide departs to take post with Mormon church
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  • A Magna man died after his truck crashed into a parked semi early Sunday morning on southbound Interstate 15 in Centerville. (Photo courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol) One dead in early morning I-15 crash in Centerville
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  • A 70-ft. cottonwood tree fell on this home at 1400 East 5850 South in South Ogden Sunday morning. Many trees were felled in the area. Photo by Leah Hogsten. Utah forecast: Strong weekend winds damage property, will slow down as the day wears on
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The LDS temple on Temple Square, Friday, November 27, 2015. Kirby: Mind your own business, bishop
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Lantern Fest at Utah Motorsports Campus Saturday April 30, 2016.  Lantern Fest sets night sky aglow
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  • Utah man accidentally shoots himself outside gun show
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Hundreds of participants dressed in purple, walk in the 8th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now, at Liberty Park. The 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now will help provide funding for programs and services for some of the 1.5 million Americans living with lupus.  Saturday, April 30, 2016. Saturday, April 30, 2016. Utahns march to end lupus
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Taikoza performs at the 11th annual Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Japan Festival treasures a rich past as it revives culture
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  • In this photo taken, March 31, 2009, Utah Geological Survey geologists Chris DuRoss, Tyler Knudsen and Greg McDonald, from left, look over the wall of a trench dug through the Washington Fault near St. George, Utah, trying to determine the anatomy of the fault. (Jud Burkett/The Spectrum via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT Utah, Arizona and Nevada meet in earthquake country
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  • FAITH
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  • Photography by Leah Hogsten Students and volunteers spruced up the landscaping, cleaned and improved playgrounds around Mountain View Elementary and Glendale Middle Schools April 30, 2016. Saturday, April 30, 2016, More than 7,000 Comcast employees, their families and community volunteers in Utah will assisted students and community members in need at 19 service projects at local schools, city parks, and The Road Home.  Utah Comcast employees join community volunteers for annual day of service
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