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35-year-old man missing from Herriman found safe in South Jordan

HERRIMAN — A missing and endangered 35-year-old man was found safe before the incoming winter weather. According to a statement from Herriman Police, Jonathan Sorenson was found in South Jordan just after 5 p.m. after he was previously last seen just before 10 a.m. on Sunday. A neighbor’s surveillance camera had captured Sorenson walking towards… Keep Reading

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UTA board is exploring expanding TRAX, streetcar

The Utah Transit Authority board is taking a big step toward planning how, when and where to expand its TRAX and streetcar systems — even though it had promised in recent years to focus most expansion efforts instead on buses after amassing $2 billion in debt for train systems. The board approved a $399,673 contract Wednesday… Keep Reading

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Utah Schools Hit Hard By Flu Season

SANDY, Utah – It’s that time of year when many Utah kids are getting sick and one Utah school has been hit especially hard by the flu. Canyons School District officials said attendance is down by nearly 25% at Sandy’s Lone Peak Elementary School, meaning almost one in four students is home from school – possibly… Keep Reading

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A circus show in Utah won’t feature exotic animals for the first time

Amid community concern about its treatment of exotic animals, this year’s Jordan World Circus performance at Salt Lake County’s Equestrian Center will feature dogs, pigeons, ponies and a domesticated camel — but no tigers and elephants. That’s a win for the Utah Animal Rights Coalition, which has been protesting the traveling show for years, calling… Keep Reading

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Safe In 60: Make Sure You Have A REAL ID Before Oct. 1

DRAPER, Utah – Beginning Oct. 1, you must have a gold star on your driver’s license or identification card in order to board a plane or enter a federal building, courthouse or military base. The federal government passed the REAL ID Act in 2005, which set minimum security standards for state issued forms of identification,… Keep Reading

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Utah leaders making no promises for affordable housing money

SALT LAKE CITY — A year ago, housing advocates hoped Utah’s Legislature would at last prioritize affordable housing and pump millions into initiatives to help address the state’s housing crunch. But that didn’t pan out. As lawmakers grappled with last year’s budget amid tax reform, they passed SB34 with new policies to push cities to… Keep Reading