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The office of Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn released new details about the firing of former police chief Kevin Thacker. The investigation outlines unwelcome physical contact with female employees over a period of years. 

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Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker was fired on Tuesday over allegations of “inappropriate touching” of other city employees. Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn made the announcement during a news conference.

Four incumbent mayors in Salt Lake County will be out of the job, if unofficial election results hold. KUER spoke to two of the new mayors-elect who will replace them.

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A new company has a proposal to turn Sandy city's household trash into electric energy. If approved, it would be the first facility of its kind in Utah. The Department of Environmental Quality is holding a hearing Thursday evening in Sandy to discuss the proposal.