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Utah’s Troy Williams preparing to start Saturday, but Tyler Huntley expects to return to practice this week

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) looks for an open man in the end zone, in football action BYU vs Utah, at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Saturday, September 9, 2017. If Utah senior quarterback Troy Williams made his last start in Saturday’s loss to USC, he went down with touchdowns passing, rushing and receiving about a half hour up the road from his hometown of Carson, Calif. “Every week that goes by he gets healthier and closer to being cleared,” Utes coach…

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Three injured, one critically in overnight stabbing in South Salt Lake

Sergeant Matthew Oehler, public information officer for South Salt Lake Police, said they were called to the 7-11 located at 2102 South State Street just before midnight. When officers arrived they found three individuals had been stabbed, two males and one female. All three were taken to area hospitals, one in critical condition and two in stable. The investigation is still active and police believe the crime happened at one of the nearby homes. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call South Salt Lake Police…

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5 Mortgage Facts You (Really, Seriously) Need to know

(KUTV) Salt Lake City – Teresa Whitehead from Citywide Home Loans joined Kari & Dave on Fresh Living to share 5 Mortgage Facts everyone needs to know (whether you own a home or looking to buy). One reason why the housing bust was so severe was that millions of homeowners got blindsided by the terms of their own mortgage loans. Yet years after the financial crisis, potential buyers still don’t know everything they should about financing a home purchase – even the most basic things. Zillow recently surveyed prospective and…

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From haircuts to housing, one-day event brings array of services to Salt Lake City’s homeless

Nicole Hiatt said it was 2014 when she heard about Project Homeless Connect. It was a cold, damp day in San Francisco, and she lived on the streets. The line had seemed a mile long. But inside, where she was given eyeglasses and signed up for food stamps, “it was a sanctuary.” “You weren‘t judged, and you were able to see the resources available to you,” said Hiatt, her eyes gleaming proudly. Akerlow said it likely helped that homelessness is such a hot topic in Utah’s capital city. Three new…

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$150M housing and business project coming to Sugar House

SALT LAKE CITY — Where the Sugar House Shopko once stood near 1300 East and I-80 is now a busy construction site. And by mid-2019, it will be replaced with what city officials are calling a "premier" residential and business development. That means a new 170,000 square-foot University of Utah health center, a 150,000 square-foot multi-tenant office building, a 150-unit residential building, and 1,200 stalls of underground parking, city officials announced at the development’s groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday. "This is a thrilling time to be in Sugar House," said Salt Lake…

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Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams ‘seriously considering’ a run against Mia Love for Congress

(Trent Nelson | Tribune File Photo) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveils his proposed 2015 budget in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday October 28, 2014. Ben McAdams may be fueling up his orange bus for a 2,000-mile drive to Washington, D.C. The two-term Salt Lake County mayor and former state senator is reportedly weighing a Democratic run in 2018 against two-term Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, for the state’s 4th Congressional District. “A lot of voters are encouraging me to run,” McAdams told The Salt Lake Tribune on Saturday. “It…

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Patient at center of Utah nurse’s high-profile arrest dies

A hospital patient who a Utah nurse said she was protecting when she refused to allow police to draw his blood has died. William Gray, a commercial truck driver and reserve police officer, died late Monday of the injuries he suffered when a fiery July 26 crash left him with burns over nearly half his body, University of Utah Health spokeswoman Suzanne Winchester said. Gray was unconscious at the Salt Lake City hospital when police detective Jeff Payne asked to draw his blood hours after the crash. Nurse Alex Wubbels…

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Report: Salt Lake City cop in nurse-arrest video wants to apologize

2nd officer placed on leave after arrest of Utah nurse The Salt Lake City police officer who was filmed earlier this month arresting a nurse wants to apologize, his lawyer reportedly said Tuesday. Det. Jeff Payne’s attorney said his client would “love the chance to sit down and apologize for what happened here," KTVU.com reported. "If he could do this over, he would do it differently.” The video of Payne arresting the nurse, Alex Wubbels, on July 26 went viral. Payne handcuffed the nurse after she refused to allow blood…

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Real Salt Lake: Connor Sparrow advances soccer dreams while maintaining RN license

Real Monarchs goalkeeper Connor Sparrow was signed by Real Salt Lake on Monday and will be promoted to the first team. Photo courtesy of Real Salt Lake. Sandy • Connor Sparrow always wanted to be a professional soccer player, but his mother convinced him he needed a backup plan when he entered college. “I got to see what nurses do firsthand,” he said. “I really liked the work they did, the connections they made with people and the way they were able to help people back to health.” Sparrow, whose…

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Apartment vacancy rates in Salt Lake area at all-time low

Spenser Heaps, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — For the eighth straight year, vacancy rates for rental apartments in the Salt Lake metro area have declined — down to the lowest rates ever. New research from Cushman & Wakefield indicates that the apartment market is currently at historic levels with mid-year figures showing the vacancy rate of just 2.6 percent — the lowest ever reported, according to Kip Paul, executive director of investment sales at Cushman & Wakefield’s Salt Lake office. Current data in the "Apartment Market Report for the…

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