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US airlines scrap Israel flights until further notice over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near an Israel airport.

Draper road projects slated to begin

Two road construction projects will begin in Draper in the next two weeks. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Road work to begin on U.S. 91 in Cache County

Road work will begin next week on U.S. 91 between Smithfield and the Idaho state line. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Utahns visiting D.C. grab a selfie with Obama

A trio of Utah college students got an unexpected souvenir on their trip to Washington, D.C. — a selfie with President Obama. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Despite prices at the pump, many Utahns will hit the road this weekend

A record number of residents in the Mountain West are expected to kick off the travel season by vacationing this weekend, despite rising gas and airfare prices. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Obama breaks from busy day to walk, greet tourists

It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Tissues, counselors help ease pain at 9/11 museum

There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them, portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voicemail messages from people in hijacked planes. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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7 things to do in and around St. George

Looking for the perfect getaway spot? Try St. George, Utah's very own desert oasis. Read more »

May 19, 2014

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Arlington Cemetery's 150 years rooted in Civil War

Arlington National Cemetery's hallowed ground honors American soldiers from many different wars. But as Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that... Read more »

May 19, 2014

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Zion park trail to close for repairs

Zion National Park will be closing the Lower Emerald Pool Trail on Thursday, May 22, at 8 a.m. to make necessary trail repairs. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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AAA: Americans ready to travel after rough winter

A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Duck and Cover: US, UK warn of Kenya terror attack

Armed Marines patrol the U.S. Embassy grounds in Nairobi in bullet proof vests and helmets. Increasingly frequent emergency drills tell embassy staff: "Duck and cover, duck and cover." Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring herself to look at all of it. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Airlines expect more travelers to fly this summer

More travelers will take to the skies this summer, the U.S. airlines' trade and lobby group predicted Thursday. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Obama: No act of terror can match strength of US

President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and helpfulness that followed... Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Use credit cards with care while traveling

It’s May: The school year is winding down; summer travel plans are revving up. Whether it’s a road trip on the nation’s freeways or a jet flight across the world, chances are... Read more »

May 12, 2014

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Washington Monument to reopen nearly 3 years after earthquake

More than 150 cracks have been repaired, rainwater leaks have been sealed, and the 130-year-old Washington Monument is set to reopen Monday for the first time in nearly three years since an... Read more »

May 11, 2014

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UTA to begin construction on TRAX stations

The Utah Transit Authority next week will begin construction on its Red Line TRAX stations along 400 South and to the University of Utah. Read more »

May 9, 2014

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Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt

Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Thursday. Read more »

May 8, 2014

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Tourism bureau: Washington, D.C. had record visitation in 2013

Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation's capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending. Read more »

May 6, 2014

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LA airport asks traveler patience amid makeover

Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Read more »

May 6, 2014

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3-record Goliath roller coaster rises in Great America skyline

As a hotshot roller-coaster designer, Alan Schilke promised to build a massive, record-setting wooden coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill. When he saw how small the construction site... Read more »

May 6, 2014

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Greg Keller: Jumping into Normandy, 70 years after D-Day

Weather in Normandy had been iffy for days. Showers and wind gave way to sunshine, then lightning storms over the sea. Read more »

May 6, 2014

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Israeli says he has found King David's citadel

An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling a longstanding debate about using the Bible as a field guide to... Read more »

May 6, 2014

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America's first museum displays flag collection

Dozens of flags, many never displayed in modern times, go on exhibit Monday at America's earliest museum. Read more »

May 4, 2014

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Women reach the top in Nepal's trekking industry

When Lucky, Dicky and Nicky Chettri tried to break into Nepal's male-dominated trekking industry 20 years ago, competitors tried to run them out of business. They say men threatened them, harassed... Read more »

May 2, 2014

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