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New Park Dedicated to Police Officer Slain Three Decades Ago

In January 1982, Salt Lake City Police Officer Ronald Heaps was shot and killed during a routine investigation. Now, 33 years later, Heap’s loved ones and residents of the Central City Neighborhood where he died are getting a chance to honor him in a big way.
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State economic development officials say thousands of new jobs are coming to Utah in the solar-energy industry.

A Southern Utah electrical contractor has been fined for employing children and violating labor laws. An investigation by the US Labor Department found that children in Hildale were unlawfully employed by Reliance Electric Inc.

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At PAC-12 media day in Southern California, University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham says the future looks bright for the Utes as they enter their fifth season as part of the PAC-12.

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A state panel signed off on new commitments this week to track the pollution that leaves National Park vistas hazy. But the controversy over the state’s cleanup plan is expected to continue.

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Tribal leaders convened at Utah Valley University Thursday for the 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit.

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The Salt Lake City council may vote to scale back a $150 million dollar recreation bond proposal. Council members discussed the bond and heard public comment on the issue during Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

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AARP has launched a new campaign aimed at reducing the risks of using free Wi-Fi networks.

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The world’s largest alternative energy development company, SunEdison Inc., announced last week it’s buying a Utah rooftop solar company in what some people see as a sign of a power revolution.

With a little more than a week left before the deadline to send in vote by mail ballots for municipal primary elections, Salt Lake County officials says they’re already seeing higher voter participation.

The Boy Scouts of America’s decision Monday to do away with its ban on gay scout leaders has prompted the creation of a gay-friendly Boy Scout troop in Salt Lake City.

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Street Portraits: Library Square

For VideoWest's latest Street Portraits installment, the team headed to Library Square in Salt Lake City. One stylish man gave us this advice: give thought to what you love and invest in it.

Hear Glynn Washington's recent interview

Glynn Washington, host of NPR's Snap Judgment, visited SLC last month and sat down with KUER's Whittney Evans.

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