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Mormon church developers planning 28-story office tower

Mormon church developers planning 28-story office tower

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Developers with the Mormon church are planning to bring a new high-rise building to downtown Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune reports City Creek Reserve, the real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has submitted preliminary plans to the […]

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Police: 4 sought in robberies arrested after chase, crash

Police: 4 sought in robberies arrested after chase, crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say four people are in custody after five overnight armed robberies of Salt Lake City-area convenience stores. Police say the descriptions of those involved in all five robberies in Salt Lake City, Magna, West Valley City and South Jordan early Tuesday match up. According […]

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Salt Lake City Fire to open rare renewable-energy station

Salt Lake City Fire to open rare renewable-energy station

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake City Fire Department is preparing to dedicate a station it says is one of few in the country to create as much renewable energy as it uses. The department will dedicate the new Station No. 3 on Wednesday. It generates its own […]

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Ex-Salt Lake mayor says he’s dropping ’02 Olympics suit

Ex-Salt Lake mayor says he’s dropping ’02 Olympics suit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Salt Lake City mayor is dropping a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted “blanket” surveillance in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah. Rocky Anderson said in court documents Thursday that he’s been so stymied in his efforts to […]

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Salt Lake mayor to join climate-change summit in California

Salt Lake mayor to join climate-change summit in California

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mayor of Salt Lake City is attending a California summit dedicated to continuing the path to clean energy despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Mayor Jackie Biskupski will be among business leaders, mayors, governors and activists […]

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Amazon starting to find workers for Salt Lake City facility

Amazon starting to find workers for Salt Lake City facility

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Amazon has started the hiring process for its new distribution center in Salt Lake City expected to open later this year. Amazon spokeswoman Lauren Lynch said in an email that Amazon has already begun accepting applications online and has in-person hiring events scheduled for Wednesday […]

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Utah lawmakers approve changes to proposed shipping hub

Utah lawmakers approve changes to proposed shipping hub

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature has approved changes to a proposed shipping hub in Salt Lake City despite opposition from some local officials. Lawmakers voted in a special session Wednesday to pass changes unveiled by Republican Gov. Gary Herbert earlier this week. The changes shrink the size […]

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Naked gunman arrested in killings of 2 near Salt Lake City

Naked gunman arrested in killings of 2 near Salt Lake City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — A naked gunman suspected of fatally shooting two people staying in a trailer on the property behind his house in suburban Salt Lake City has been booked on two homicide charges, West Valley City police said Wednesday. Kennedy Lund, 23, of West Valley City […]

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Man held in Venezuela for 2 years returning to Utah Monday

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years returning to Utah Monday

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man freed this weekend after being held in a Venezuelan jail for nearly two years is scheduled to return to Salt Lake City on Monday night after getting medical care and visiting President Donald Trump in Washington. Laurie Holt says family and friends […]

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Pizza-for-parking mostly to blame for $1.2M dip in fines

Pizza-for-parking mostly to blame for $1.2M dip in fines

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pizza-for-parking scheme is mostly to blame for a dip in the number of parking tickets issued and fines collected in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the city’s parking officers have written 40,000 fewer tickets this year and collections from overtime fees are down […]

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