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Deseret News National Edition: Neon Trees, ways to end poverty and 'The Ten Today' series

This week’s Deseret News National Edition tackles the Ten Commandments, ways to end poverty and forgiveness. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Photo gallery: Students learn the ABCs of saving

In honor of National Teach Children to Save Day, Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson and Executive Vice President Rob Brough visited fourth-grade students at Escalante Elementary School in... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Photos: A decade flashback at Snow Basin

A decade flashback at Snow Basin for the second annual Totally 80's Throwdown Weekend. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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A 39-year-old man shot and killed by police in Centerville

A 39-year-old male was shot and killed in an officer involved shooting in Centerville Sunday afternoon. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Many Utahns seem to be keeping their New Year's resolutions so far

Now that the first quarter of the year is over and the weather is warming up, some Utahns are assessing and renewing the resolutions they made three months ago. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Who? Great horned owl family watches over Salt Lake City cemetery

Five great horned owls have taken up residence in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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7 dead babies found in Pleasant Grove garage; woman booked in murder investigation

A 39-year-old woman was arrested after police found seven deceased infants in a Pleasant Grove home Saturday. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Payson man, 2 sons rescued Saturday after being stranded Wednesday

A Payson man and his two sons were rescued from Sandthrax Canyon Saturday, where they had been stranded since Wednesday. The children survived on little water and a single granola bar after their... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Filed Away: Professional organizers dedicate service day to revamping classroom

Ruth Hadlock and other Utah Professional Organizers help create a more organized learning environment for their annual GO (Get Organized) service project in Elizabeth Gardiner's second grade... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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On Edge: Swordsman association celebrates historic swordsmanship (photos)

The United Clans Swordsman Association held its first biannual sword fighting competition at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City Saturday, which focused on historical European swordsmanship. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Salt Lake County Democrats nominate Iwamoto for Senate District 4 seat

Salt Lake County Democrats settled the high-profile Senate District 4 race at their convention Saturday by nominating former Salt Lake County Councilwoman Jani Iwamoto. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Fire in Payson displaces family of five

A fire at a home in Payson Saturday caused $80,000 in damage and displaced a family of five living in the home. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Rep. Bird, Auditor Hawkins lose reelection bids at Salt Lake County GOP convention

Salt Lake County Republicans voted at their convention Saturday to end the reelection bids of both Rep. Jim Bird, R-West Jordan, and Salt Lake County Auditor Greg Hawkins. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Ready to Launch: Utah students compete in Utah Science Olympiad

Around 900 students, spanning 6th to 12th grade, made up 74 teams who competed in the Utah Science Olympiad Saturday as they tested their knowledge and skill in 23 events. The events encompassed... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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'Lone Survivor' drill in west desert prepares troops for the real thing

The Utah National Guard and Hill Air Force Base conducted a unique training exercise on Saturday, combining forces to conduct a combat search and rescue drill. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Moab's dilemma: Can recreation coexist with energy?

People come to Moab to prospect for play and fun amid crimson spires, the Colorado River and apricot-colored arches. But a bounty of oil riches also brings the promise of economic riches in a land... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Natural gas pipeline is a line in the sand

A new $70 million 24-mile-long pipeline in Grand County will capture natural gas, preventing the waste of a natural resource and the harmful pollutants caused by its release into the air. But... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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BYU to stage US premiere of Frank Wildhorn musical 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

Frank Wildhorn has selected BYU to stage the U.S premiere production of his new musical, “The Count of Monte Cristo.” Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Salt Lake Gallery Stroll helps make art accessible

The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll is a monthly event where galleries throughout the city open their doors and invite the community in to “be a part of art,” as the organization’s... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Surviving Utah POWs honored for service to U.S.

Former POWs were recognized with a luncheon and ceremony Friday as part of National Former POW Recognition Day. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Utah attorney general encourages traditional marriage supporters to 'take the high road'

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes urged supporters of traditional marriage Friday to "take the high road" as Amendment 3 is argued in court but said he would not apologize for defending the laws of... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Southern Utah towns offer stations to charge Tesla cars

Tesla Motors has installed a fourth fast-charging station in Utah. A Tesla owner who loves his sporty electric car says it helps keep his environmental conscience clear, but he has to plan ahead... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Woman dies of gunshot wound at rural Summit County cabin

Police are trying to determine how a woman died of a gunshot wound while staying at a cabin in rural Summit County on Friday. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Teen skateboarder killed while attempting to cross Salt Lake street

A teenage boy is dead after being hit by a truck while skateboarding Friday afternoon in Salt Lake City. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Former USU Eastern basketball coach arrested after driving car onto school playground

A former Utah State University Eastern basketball coach was arrested after police say he drove his car onto an elementary school playground. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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