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Zion anticipating large crowds over Presidents Day weekend

Visitation at Zion National Park has increased dramatically over the past few years, especially on holidays and long weekends. And Presidents Day weekend is no exception. Read more »

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Teens get hands-on lesson in police use of force

Participants in the Pleasant Grove Police Department’s Youth Citizen’s Academy experienced two different live scenarios involving a trespassing call and a traffic stop that ended up... Read more »

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Biskupski launches search for new economic development leader

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has launched a national search to find a highly qualified director to lead the city's newly created Business and Economic Development Department. Read more »

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Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the... Read more »

U.S. & World

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2 corrections officials resign in wake of crimes by halfway house walkaways

Gov. Gary Herbert announced that an independent review is underway in response to crimes committed by parolees who walked away from a halfway house, pledging that any "derelict" employees will be... Read more »

Utah

25 minutes ago

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Checking trust fund on tax form will help overcome homelessness

Homeless services providers, government officials, advocates and a formerly homeless woman urged Utahns to contribute to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund, which helps fund services statewide... Read more »

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Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead (+video)

A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. Read more »

U.S. & World

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Jazz's rising stars — Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto — excited for fun opportunity

The three Utah Jazz players will represent the organization during All-Star Weekend at Friday's Rising Stars Challenge. Read more »

Sports

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LDS Church News

LDS Church members in Dubai participate in interfaith conference about strengthening homes, families

More than 250 delegates gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Feb. 3 for the first World Interfaith Harmony Day, held as part of United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week. Latter-day... Read more »

Faith

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Darwin Day notwithstanding, evolution debate keeps, well, evolving

In 2005, a federal judge ruled that “intelligent design” — the idea that life is so complex it must have involved some sort of supernatural creator — isn’t science,... Read more »

Faith

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Why the government’s new dietary guidelines are so hard to digest

After two years of research and debate, the U.S. government has updated its guidelines on what Americans should eat. Here's what they say -- and why the report has so many people upset. Read more »

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