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Proposed tax increase a 'bold move' for education

A bill that would increase the personal income tax rate in Utah by 1 percent, collecting an added $585 million for education each year, has incited debate among lawmakers, educators and policy... Read more »

Utah

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Steven Powell ordered to serve more jail time for violating court order

A Washington judge has found that the father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell is in violation of a court order for failing to get mandated sexual deviancy treatment and has ordered him to... Read more »

U.S. & World

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Dick Harmon: Christian Stewart's season of gratitude: Never been a BYU quarterback like him

So far this season, Christian Stewart has thrown 17 touchdown passes in relief of starter Taysom Hill. HIs goal as a senior who walked on was to throw just one. From where he's had to work his way... Read more »

Sports

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National Edition

Combating anti-Semitism on campus? There’s an app for that

The Simon Wiesenthal Center, one of the nation’s pre-eminent organizations fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry, has developed a “CombatHateU” app to deal with the problem. Read more »

Faith

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Utah's next game may not be as easy as it looks

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham insists Colorado is much improved despite a 0-8 record in Pac-12 play. Read more »

Sports

1 hour ago

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2 Bountiful girls charged with faking elaborate kidnapping

Two Bountiful girls have been charged with making up an elaborate kidnapping story, claiming they were taken at knife point, tied up and held hostage for 19 hours before eventually escaping 75... Read more »

Utah

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Richard Paul Evans: 8-year-old boy with bone disease embodies spirit of gratitude

Nathan Glad is a grateful boy. He is also a fragile one. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which means his bones have the approximate density of uncooked pasta. Read more »

Family

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking the start of the college hoops season, Jazz basketball and Utah-Colorado rivalry

Jay and Carter break down the start of the college basketball season for BYU and Utah, as well as the rest of the state, plus more. Read more »

Sports

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Family-owned sawmill destroyed by fire near Duchesne

An early morning fire destroyed a family-owned sawmill Wednesday north of Duchesne. Read more »

Utah

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Two 7th-graders help classmate with cerebral palsy participate in mini triathlon

Aiden Rose can't run, bike or swim, but he finished a triathlon Tuesday morning with the help of some friends. Read more »

Utah

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BYU football: After initial struggles, De'Ondre Wesley ultimately thrived at BYU

For senior offensive lineman De'Ondre Wesley, getting through the first months at BYU was a huge challenge but ultimately proved rewarding. Read more »

Sports

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5 things homebuyers should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »

Moneywise

2 hours ago

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