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  Originally aired on April 3, 2013.

A Utah man with more than 40 years of experience as a teacher and principal pleaded guilty to forcible sodomy charges this week.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired April 2, 2013.

The few remaining tenants in the Main Street Mall at 333 Main Street have been put on notice that they need to be out of the building by the end of April.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired April 2, 2013.

Molly Blooms Pub and Restaurant at Kimball Junction has had its liquor license revoked by an order from the Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.   The Commission's ruling, which pulled the license as of March 27th, found the restaurant committed several violations by hosting a sexually-oriented male dance revue last fall.   The pub's attorney, though, says they plan to challenge the ruling with the Utah Court of Appeals.    Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 3, 2013.

After meeting for the last eight weeks, the 13-member commission of the Blue Ribbon Soils Commission forwarded 11 recommendations to the Park City council after its meeting Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Originally aired April 3, 2013.

As the election season approaches, there’s one name that won’t be found on the Park City Mayoral ballot in November:  that of Dana Williams, Park City’s three term mayor.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Originally aired March 29, 2013.

An important safety element of any ski resort is the Ski Patrol, there to help guests.  What  some may not know that the patrol gets a lot of help too -  from man’s best friend.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Originally aired March 28, 2013.

A Chicago-based company that now owns the Victory Ranch development is launching a sales effort for the project.  According to lead developer John Gavin, the plan is to downsize and turn the project around could take up to a decade.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired March 26, 2013.

The University of Utah's Video Game Design program has received a No. 1 national ranking from the Princeton Review.   The Parkite and computer science professor leading the program is Bob Kessler.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 22, 2013.

Portions of Round Valley just got a step closer to being annexed from the county into Park City.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired March 22, 2013.

Following what many cities nationwide have instituted and reopening an earlier discussion, Park City Council discusses a ban on single use plastic bags.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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