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Orem family of 7 loses house in fire

Fire officials say smoke detectors "saved an entire family" early Tuesday in Orem. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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4 ways to get the best wardrobe on a budget

Clothes can be so expensive. Here are some tips on how to shop smart for them and get the most mileage out of the ones you do own. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Watch live at the Democratic National Convention

Watch the Democratic National Convention live. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day

Ethan Dean will be living his dream on Tuesday. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

ederer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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5 faith facts about Tim Kaine: ‘I do what I do for spiritual reasons’

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine, the junior Democratic senator from Virginia and former governor of that state, as her vice presidential running mate... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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How religious commitment affects people's reactions to medical advancements

Highly committed people of faith are more likely than other Americans to be concerned about biotechnologies like genetic editing, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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7 tips for summer travel while pregnant

Taking a few extra precautions when you're traveling while pregnant will make your trip and pregnancy more enjoyable. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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How to climb out of the ranks of the underemployed

Workers who proved themselves to prospective employers thought part-time or temp jobs are a reason the once lofty underemployment rate stood at 9.6 percent in June, down from 11.3 percent at the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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See all the photos from the big Pioneer Day races

Runners woke up early Monday morning on Pioneer Day to participate in the Deseret News Classic. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man shot in crowded Liberty Park during fireworks show

Salt Lake police described it as a "chaotic" scene after a man was shot in a crowded Liberty Park during Monday night's Pioneer Day fireworks show. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Can Hillary Clinton finally close the ‘God gap’?

As Democrats gather for the convention in Philadelphia that will formally nominate Hillary Clinton, the party faces an extraordinarily fortuitous set of circumstances. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Midvale killing may be case of self-defense, police say

Police say a fatal shooting Monday in Midvale may have been a case of self-defense. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner train

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Stocks waver as investors monitor company earnings

Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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4 arrested in connection with fatal Cedar City shooting

Police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed another man at his ex-girlfriend's apartment just days after she broke up with him. A woman was also arrested in Grand Junction, Colorado. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Turkey's opposition warns against post-coup witch hunt

Turkey's opposition leader on Tuesday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who opposed the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback

It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

Following a massive Kabul attack, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead

Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Doug Robinson: How this woman's focus on kids led her from volunteer to leader

After 24 years on the Davis School Board, Barbara Smith will step down at the end of the year, but that's just one of the many ways she has been serving children and public schools Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man falls 70 feet to his death in Provo

A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Photos: A Pioneer Day celebration of heritage and culture

The Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow and Festival at Liberty Park celebrated its 22nd year of highlighting Native American culture on Monday. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Woman critically injured in Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Audit of embattled S.L. County Recorder's Office nearly finished

The audit into embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office is slated to be completed by the end of the month. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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The shift in the way society values kindergarten

With higher expectations and accountability for early educations and parents, kindergarten curriculums have become increasing more difficult, with more focus on advanced math and literacy. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Despite its wealth, U.S. just average in terms of how kids fare

When Save the Children compared child well-being in 19 wealthy countries, American kids came in at the middle of the pack. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man charged with murdering UTA worker found dead in jail cell

A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man accused of killing UTA worker dies in prison

Flint Wayne Harrison, an inmate being held in the Davis County Jail on multiple felony charges, died in custody Monday morning. Flint Harrison, who along with son Dereck James "DJ" Harrison... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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