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2008-10-13 09:00:25

Top, South Kearns Elementary students Lewis Lemus, left, Malakai Vaenuku, Francisco Gomez and Shawn Carlson plant a tree as part of the "One Million Trees for One Million People" program. The program was started by Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon to plant one million trees in the county by 2017.

2008-10-12 12:00:11

A Millcreek man was stabbed in the forearm Saturday morning during a domestic dispute with the woman he lives with, according to the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to an apartment at 3349 S.

2008-10-11 12:00:14

Hogle Zoo will not be playing host to voters on Election Day after all. The polling location raised eyebrows on the Salt Lake County Council, whose members voiced concerns last week about the choice in light of the $33 million bond the zoo is hoping voters will approve Nov. 4.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Lee Davidson Deseret News Utah's expected booming population growth over the next half- century will create challenges with traffic congestion, crowded schools and stretched water supply, according to a report released Thursday by the Utah Foundation.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Deseret News editorial With the nation's economy contracting daily, you may think this isn't the time to talk about growth. Actually, it is a great time.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Brice Wallace Deseret News It worked with Paris. Maybe it will work with Tokyo. That was the thinking of a state board that committed money Thursday to help get Delta Air Lines to start direct flights between Salt Lake City International Airport and Tokyo in mid-2009.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

The Hogle Zoo will not be playing host to voters on Election Day after all. The polling location raised eyebrows on the Salt Lake County Council, whose members voiced concerns last week about the choice in light of the $33 million bond the zoo is hoping voters will approve Nov. 4.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

I strongly support all the thousands of people out there who are looking to create "green" jobs. A clean-energy economy will create millions of jobs that we could use right now. Kaz Speirs Salt Lake City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-07 09:00:27

A man mistakenly released from jail because of a paperwork error by the Salt Lake District Attorney's Office will spend the next 18 years in federal prison.

2008-10-06 12:00:22

Marketing communications agency Axis41 (www.axis41.com) today announced its move to the newly renovated New Yorker Building in the heart of downtown Salt Lake to match its revenue growth and expanding workforce.


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