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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 21, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A U.S. Census Bureau report shows residents from almost all of Utah's 29 counties have commuted to Salt Lake County. The report based on estimates from a 2013 survey says about 103,000 Utah residents traveled from outside Salt Lake County for work.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing West Valley City woman has been discovered along a mountain highway in Colorado. West Valley City police say they're now looking for a man Maria Astorga-Chavez was seen leaving her house with on Aug. 6. Police consider the man a suspect in the homicide.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two charter schools in the Salt Lake City area will close permanently within days of their classes starting. Alianza Academy in West Valley City and South Salt Lake will close its doors today after classes began Wednesday. Wasatch Institute of Technology in Murray will not open Monday as was originally scheduled.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City's Neumont University has named former BYU track star Shaun McAlmont as its new president. The 49-year-old McAlmont was most recently the CEO of a technical education institution with campuses in 15 states called Lincoln Education Services. McAlmont attended BYU in the late 1980s.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In an audio recording released this week, a Utah man convicted of a killing his girlfriend and wounding her roommate in 1997 can be heard saying during a parole hearing the victims' families should "get over it." The recording of Michael Patterson's comments in 2009 was released Wednesday by the Utah Board of Pardons to the Deseret News newspaper. The newspaper requested the audio for a Tuesday parole hearing for Patterson, but a clerical error resulted in the older audio being sent.

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