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Utah Legislature 2016

Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors.

Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »

U.S. & World

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The Clean Cut: Kelly Clarkson announces children’s book featuring her daughter

Kelly Clarkson, a musical artist whose fame began after winning the first season of "American Idol," announced her newest project today, a children's book featuring her daughter, River Rose. Read more »

Family

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Yearly one-night homeless count draws criticism, defenders

Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless... Read more »

U.S. & World

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Video: Krystkowiak says its important not to dwell on last week's losses

SALT LAKE CITY — After back-to-back losses to Oregon State and Oregon, the Utah men’s basketball team is eying a rebound starting Wednesday against Washington. In his weekly press... Read more »

Sports

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Clearfield woman killed in Woods Cross rollover

A 90-year-old Clearfield woman was killed in a rollover crash in Woods Cross Monday. Read more »

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Utah football: Delshawn McClellon announces he is transferring for senior year

Wide receiver Delshawn McClellon said via Instragram, "You have been good to me Utah, met some real people and created great memories over the past four years," while announcing he will transfer... Read more »

Sports

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A Von Miller-type playing style? NFL expert says he could see that in Utah State's Kyler Fackrell

Chase Goodbread, a college football analyst for NFL.com, believes that former Utah State linebacker Kyler Fackrell has a comparable playing style to that of Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller,... Read more »

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Multimedia storytelling can help make family history more accessible, easier to share

When multiple media sources are used together to tell a story that's passed down in a family, it become more dynamic and assumes more dimensions than words typed onto a page, said Devin Ashby, a... Read more »

Faith

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Six can't-miss Utah high school basketball games for the week of Feb. 8

As the regular season nears its end and region standings sort themselves out, here are the top six prep basketball games this week. Read more »

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Gas prices in Utah at average of $1.83 a gallon

The AAA Fuel Gauge Report showed fuel prices in the Beehive State at $1.83 a gallon, down 21 cents from January. All Utah cities surveyed reported double-digit decreases from last month, with only... Read more »

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High school basketball live streams: Tuesday's games

Here are the high school basketball games being streamed by Deseret News tonight. Read more »

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The struggles of minority faiths arenít over yet ó Sikh actor kept off flight for refusing to remove his turban

President Obama spoke out against anti-Muslim sentiment last week, but other minority faith groups experience similar injustices. Read more »

Faith

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