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"The Lion King" First Confirmed Show at New Eccles Theater

Salt Lake City’s new Broadway-style theater is still under construction but officials announced today they’ve already booked a show.
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The Salt Lake Chamber is honoring Gail Miller as “A Giant in Our City” Thursday evening at The Grand America Hotel. Miller is the 36th person to receive the award in its 45-year history.

A lengthy report on the compensation of executives and non-union workers at the Utah Transit Authority shows that they are actually paid an amount on par with similar organizations.

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Taxicab companies in Salt Lake City have quietly operated mostly unregulated since November. That’s led to reports of price gouging.

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Conservation groups and Native American tribes worked with state and local agencies to preserve an extraordinary patch of open space along the Jordan River.

A ceremony on Friday highlights their efforts.

Google Fiber

Salt Lake City officials were overjoyed at the news that Google Fiber is coming to the city, but not everyone shares their enthusiasm.

AAA Study Shows Dangers of Teens' Distracted Driving

Mar 25, 2015
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New research from AAA and the University of Iowa shows teenage drivers are much more distracted than previously thought.

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Death penalty opponent and Roman Catholic nun Helen Prejean was in Salt Lake City for a public lecture Tuesday evening at Westminster College. The author of “Dead Man Walking” also met with students for a luncheon.

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It’s Brain Injury Awareness Month and Salt Lake County is putting a spotlight on concussions and how to prevent them.

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Google Fiber is coming to Salt Lake City. After months of speculation, city leaders and Google executives made it official Tuesday morning.

Utah Department of Corrections

The Utah Department of Corrections broke ground for expansion of the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison Monday. 

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Street Portraits: Ninth & Ninth

This week, we're beginning a series of street portraits that feature the style of people who live around here. We start at Ninth & Ninth with Utah filmmaker Scott Thornton.

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