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Utahns not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, poll finds

Utahns are not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage as they were before the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower-court ruling allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed, a new poll shows. Read more »

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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak

Ambassadors, both current and former, joined students and teachers from the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces. Read more »

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Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse committed while she was a man

A Duchesne County woman will serve up to five years in prison for sexually abusing a child in the early '90s while living as a man. Read more »

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Charcoal kilns a forgotten part of our past

Charcoal kilns are part of a nearly forgotten industry that, in the words of one expert, came to be thought of "almost like a criminal activity." Read more »

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Infant suffers 13 fractures, police say

A 19-year-old man was arrested Sunday for investigation of felony child abuse after doctors found his infant son had 13 fractures. Read more »

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Utah families share tragic stories of teens lost in crashes

Utah Highway Safety Office data show that 23 teen drivers were involved in fatal crashes last year, killing more than two dozen people, including six of the teen drivers. Read more »

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Theater review: Grand Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors' makes for fun evening of entertainment

"Little Shop of Horrors" offers up a wonderful 90 minutes of frighteningly funny Halloween (or anytime, really) comedy. The plotline is a little thin, but the story is amusing and unusual, and the... Read more »

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Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

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Rock climber falls to his death at Zion National Park

A California man fell to his death while rock climbing in Zion National Park on Sunday. Read more »

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

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Project begins at Little Cottonwood Canyon Grit Mill site

Work has begun on a master plan at the site of the Grit Mill in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Utah Senate seeks public comment on judicial nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Angela Fonnesbeck, who recently was appointed to fill a judicial vacancy in the 1st District Juvenile Court. Read more »

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Tony Grove road to close for improvements

Tony Grove road will be closed as Cache County crews will be adding road base material to the edge of the road. Read more »

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Syracuse hosting Pumpkin Walk

The Syracuse City Pumpkin Walk will be held October 23-25 from 7-10 p.m. at Founders Park, 1500 S. 1900 West. Read more »

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Myton police chief appears in court on stalking charges

Myton Police Chief Wade Butterfield made his first appearance Monday in 8th District Court to face allegations that he stalked three women. Read more »

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Judge sets November hearing for ex-A.G.s Mark Shurtleff, John Swallow

Lawyers for former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow made a point Monday in 3rd District Court by not standing together when the judge called their case. Read more »

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Car traveling 100 mph crashes into parked semitrailer, police say

A man, 19, was seriously injured when the car he was driving at least 100 mph crashed into a parked semitrailer, according to police. Read more »

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Police: Woman stabbed boyfriend, refused to let him leave

Ogden police arrested Isamar Miranda, 24, who they say stabbed her boyfriend and prevented him from leaving their apartment. Read more »

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2 children critically injured in wrong-way DUI crash, police say

A sister and brother, ages 5 and 6, remained hospitalized in critical condition Sunday after their mother's car was struck head-on Friday by a woman who Ogden police said was driving while her... Read more »

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About Utah: For 95-year-old, the secret to doing nothing is doing something

About to turn 95, Ralph Moffat's still going strong, with no rocking chair in sight. Read more »

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Father of slain woman said he lived his life through his daughter

Casey Baird said he lived through his daughter, Tawnee Maria Baird, and considered the woman accused of stabbing her to death his "other daughter." Read more »

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1st District race features Donna McAleer challenging Rob Bishop – again

Two candidates who marched down the same campaign trail two years ago are once again making a bid for the seat in Utah's 1st Congressional District. Any similarities between Republican incumbent... Read more »

yesterday

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Utah State Prison inmate dies a day after suicide attempt

Utah State Prison inmate Allen Earl Davies, 67, died early Sunday, a day after he apparently hanged himself in his prison cell. His parole had been revoked following a 2002 conviction for child sex... Read more »

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Ex-A.G.s John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff due in court Monday; now both want separate trials

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow wants his criminal case separated from the case against his predecessor Mark Shurtleff, and he wants the state to return his $10,000 in cash. Both are... Read more »

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5 candidates vie for Utah's 3rd Congressional District

Democratic challenger Brian Wonnacott takes on Republican incumbent Jason Chaffetz in the race for Utah's 3rd Congressional District, along with two unaffiliated candidates and one American... Read more »

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