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Utah jobless rate holds steady at 3.6 percent

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Feral cat wreaks havoc in Layton councilwoman's home

LAYTON – A city councilwoman’s jarring experience with a feral cat in the early morning Thursday added meaning to an otherwise simple issue later in the


Same-sex marriage backers upset about kids' photos

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Utahns power national Hispanic business convention

SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce represents about 3.2 million Latino-owned businesses in the United States, which generate about $468


Weber High announces inaugural Warrior Hall of Fame

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Utah lawyer guilty of alien smuggling, visa fraud

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City attorney has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring with a former Border Patrol

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Mail can make a stranger's day

Just inside the door at St. Benedict’s Manor, a hospital-turned-low-income-apartments, is a bank of mailboxes for the residents there. And right next to the


Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

ALBANY, Ga. — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to

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