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This is the seventh in an eight-part series about Bryant Jacobs, who chose to amputate his leg nine years after he was wounded in Iraq. …

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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Malik Dayo talks to a dozen or so people against police violence, in front of the Federal Building in Ogden,  Saturday, December 20, 2014 Ogden residents rally against police violence
    People opposed to police violence rallied Saturday evening outside the federal building on 25th Street in Ogden. The rally drew about 15 people. Unlik...
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Volunteer Jared Draper, searches through a room of donated clothing to begin sorting it for donations at the Salt Lake City Mission, Saturday, December 20, 2014. The Mission was prepared to give out 1,000 Christmas food boxes and clothing to help Utahns in need for the holidays. Salt Lake City Mission gives away food boxes, seeks help for the poor
    Volunteer Jared Draper begins sorting clothing donations at the Salt Lake City Mission on Saturday. The mission distributed 1,000 Christmas food boxes...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Kody Partridge, Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in Kitchen v. Herbert, along with attorney Peggy Tomsic, toast on the anniversary of Judge Robert J. Shelby's ruling that overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Utah. The celebration was held at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Salt Lake City party celebrates anniversary of same-sex marriage ruling
    There were kisses, hugs, tears, speeches and champagne or punch toasts Saturday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the decision that legalized s...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
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  • POLYGAMY
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   

FLDS member Mary Harker, right, speaks with UEP trust administrator Bruce Wisan following a 2009 court hearing. More on Bruce Wisan remaining with polygamous trust, new tax problems
    Third District Court Judge Denise Lindberg issued her order keeping Bruce Wisan as fiduciary of the United Effort Plan late in the business day on Wed...
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
StevieAnn Nance directs runners to the start at the Santa Hat Dash 5K in Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City, Saturday December 20, 2014. The run encourages Santa hats and costumes —reindeer, snowmen, elves, etc. Participants also donated warm clothing, blankets and toiletries to The Road Home Shelter. Runners dash through Sugar House Park wearing Santa hats for a good cause
    Runners donned Santa hats and other costumes Saturday for the Santa Hat Dash 5K that raced its way through Sugar House Park. Participants were also en...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 05:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Geronimo: Idaho’s parachuting backcountry beaver
    Idaho Falls, Idaho • This is the story of a beaver named Geronimo and a simpler time of ingenuity when the rodents parachuted into Idaho’s backcountry...
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The Salt Lake City Police Department seeks the public’s help to identify and locate two men suspected in shooting and killing a third man Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Police seeking two suspects in fatal shooting in downtown Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City police were searching Saturday for two suspects in a downtown shooting that left one man dead. The victim, whose name has not been disc...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • FAITH
    BYU students create video marking WWI Christmas truce
    Soldiers were huddled amid battlefield bunkers on Flanders Fields in Belgium, when suddenly they heard the faint notes of holiday carols waft through ...
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  • Police arrest Nevada dad in death of 3-month-old
    Ely, Nev. • A Nevada man has been arrested in Utah in the death of his 3-month-old son. Michael Curtis of McGill is being held at Utah’s Salt Lake Co...
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  • Rescue group wants to care for cows that escaped from Idaho slaughterhouse
    Pocatello, Idaho • A national farm animal rescue organization says it wants to take possession of two cows that escaped from an Idaho slaughterhouse. ...
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  • 2 NYC officers dead in ambush shooting in cruiser
    New York • An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting ...
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  • INTERNET
    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bicyclists make their way through down town traffic. The percentage of people who bike in Salt Lake City helped it rank as the 11th fittest U.S. city. Salt Lake City ranked 11th fittest U.S. city
    Love to golf, play tennis or hang out with your pup at the local dog park? If so, Salt Lake City is the place for you. The American College of Sports ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:32 pm   |     |   Share

  • 12-year-old accidentally shoots guide at Cache County hunting club
    For the second time in less than a week, someone has been shot in a hunting accident at the Sportsman’s Paradise Hunting Club west of Paradise, the Ca...
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  • FILE - In this  May 17, 2011 file photo, Maya Angelou, left, and Oprah Winfrey laugh during a star-studded double-taping of Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014
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  • Members of Raul Castro says detente won’t change Cuban system
    Havana • Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba’s parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in vict...
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  • TRIBTALK
    Utah Lit: 'The Thieves of Summer'
    Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park neighborhood during the Great Depression serves as the backdrop of “The Thieves of Summer,” a thriller by Utah author Li...
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  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Troy Williams, Executive Director of Equality Utah, shakes hands with Stan Penfold, Salt Lake City Council Member, after he proclaimed Dec. 20 Freedom to Marry Day on behalf of Mayor Ralph Becker, on the anniversary of Judge Robert J. Shelby's ruling that overturned the gay marriage ban in Utah. The celebration was held at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Salt Lake City mayor proclaims Dec. 20 ‘Freedom to Marry Day’
    Marking the first anniversary of a historic ruling that struck down Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker proclaimed Satu...
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bryant Jacobs walks through a course in the VA's new physical therapy room where Bryant must walk as physical therapist Bart Gillespie checks his progress, Friday September 12, 2014 The Last Leg: With miles behind him, amputee has more to go
    This is the seventh in an eight-part series about Bryant Jacobs, who chose to amputate his leg nine years after he was wounded in Iraq....
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:22 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: Snow in the mountains, rain in the valleys on the weekend
    The National Weather Service is predicting weekend high temperatures from the 40s to the low 50s along the Wasatch Front, with rain in the valleys and...
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  • TRIBTALK
    Behind the Headlines: Utah prison list to expand, Salt Lake City homeless services to move?
    Facing public outcry, the commission charged with selecting a new prison site may add a few locations to their short list. Another commission forms ar...
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