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Salt Lake City Council gives itself $10K pay raise

Salt Lake City Council gives itself $10K pay raise

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — City council members in Utah’s largest city have voted to raise their own salaries by nearly $10,000 in a move they argue will allow more people from all economic backgrounds to consider serving in the future. Members of the Salt Lake City Council voted unanimously […]

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Latino businessman launches bid for Salt Lake City mayor

Latino businessman launches bid for Salt Lake City mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah businessman is challenging Salt Lake City mayor Jackie Biskupski in hopes of becoming the capital’s first ethnic-minority leader. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Democrat David Ibarra made the announcement Tuesday backed by Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill and former mayor Rocky Anderson. Ibarra’s father […]

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Utah woman shot ex’s girlfriend in front of kids, police say

Utah woman shot ex’s girlfriend in front of kids, police say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman shot and killed her ex-husband’s girlfriend in front of the former couple’s children, police said in jail documents released Monday. Chelsea Watrous Cook, 32, came to her former husband’s suburban Salt Lake City apartment to deliver cold medicine to one of their […]

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US Olympic officials visit Utah for possible 2030 bid

US Olympic officials visit Utah for possible 2030 bid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Olympic Committee officials are touring Salt Lake City as they decide whether to choose Utah’s capital city or Denver as the U.S. bid city for the 2030 Winter Olympics. The visit comes after the USOC toured Denver on Tuesday. The committee will choose between […]

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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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