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Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know

A powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest. The key information known at this time: HOW BAD IS THE... Read more »

U.S. & World

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Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 926 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and... Read more »

U.S. & World

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Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

With the rising cost of college tuition and debt, many students skip purchasing textbooks to cut costs, risking poor academic performances. Read more »

U.S. & World

5 hours ago

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Utah construction companies fined, ordered to pay back wages after 5-year investigation

A five-year investigation into several Utah and Arizona construction companies resulted in repaid back wages and damages for more than 1,000 workers in the two states, according to the U.S.... Read more »

Utah

9 hours ago

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John Florez: Teach our children the love of learning

If we want an education system that cultivates innovation, then we must create a culture where teachers are encouraged to be innovative and free to excite their students to be constant learners. Read more »

Opinion

9 hours ago

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Euphemisms can't capture 'The Book of Mormon' musical

For the first time, many local theater-goers will see the sight gags and hear the song lyrics that, until now, have been masked by euphemisms such as “coarse,” “graphic” and... Read more »

Faith

10 hours ago

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2015 Deseret News NFL Mock Draft: Wide receivers and defensive linemen dominate

With the draft less than a week away, the Deseret News sports writers and contributors broke down how they think the first round will play out on April 30. Read more »

Sports

10 hours ago

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Power of Moms: The 21-day motherhood challenge

Perhaps I’m stubborn. Perhaps I’m foolish. But I believe in the joy and transformation that comes with working hard, really hard, at the right things. I know motherhood is one of those... Read more »

Family

10 hours ago

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Nibley residents can use, not drink city water

Nibley residents who have endured more than 48 hours without usable running water can now use it around the house, but will have to wait before they can drink it again. Read more »

Utah

10 hours ago

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Kids learn the ABCs of managing money

On Friday, third-graders at Guadalupe School in Salt Lake City got a lesson from two of Utah’s top banking executives on the basics of money management in honor of National Teach Children to... Read more »

Moneywise

10 hours ago

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UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than... Read more »

Cottonwood Heights mayor defends police search of drug database

Cottonwood Heights Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore on Friday defended his police department's search of the state's prescription drug database that led to criminal charges against a United Fire Authority... Read more »

Utah

13 hours ago

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