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Fired special education teacher files lawsuit

A former special education teacher wants $1.7 million in damages from the school district that she says fired her over complaints she made about another instructor. Read more »

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13-year-old from Utah joining Broadway's 'On the Town' for special Make-A-Wish performance

If theatergoers at Wednesday's matinee of "On the Town" take special attention, they'll get to see the Broadway debut of three special teenagers. Read more »

Published July 1, 2015

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Archaeologists call on feds to protect Chaco Canyon area

Archaeologists from universities and organizations around the nation are calling on the U.S. Interior Department to protect the area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park from oil and gas... Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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Utah metro drivers spend about 22 minutes commuting

Driving around the Salt Lake City metro area isn't always fast and easy, but average commute times for motorists in Utah's capital city are less than the national average and shorter than many... Read more »

Published June 28, 2015

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Feds defend Utah prairie dogs rules in closely watched case

Government attorneys are defending federal protections for Utah prairie dogs after 10 states stepped into the case in favor of a ruling that animal activists say could undermine the Endangered... Read more »

Published June 25, 2015

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Martin MacNeill, convicted in wife's 2007 death, appeals

A Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession is appealing. Read more »

Published June 24, 2015

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Pleasant Grove husband denied knowing of dead babies in garage

Investigators had a hard time believing a Pleasant Grove man didn't know his wife killed six of their babies and stored them in their garage but concluded he may have been so high on drugs he... Read more »

Published June 24, 2015

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House GOP demotes lawmaker who defied leaders on trade vote; Chaffetz says it was his choice

House Republican leaders have demoted another defiant colleague in their bid to impose party discipline on procedural votes. Read more »

Published June 22, 2015

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Salt cedar fueling Arizona's wildfires

PHOENIX — A fire that has burned through more than 2 square miles and damaged three homes this week in Arizona is being fueled by a culprit that firefighters know all too well. The fire... Read more »

Published June 20, 2015

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Search for missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier suspended

The search for the missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier was called off Saturday afternoon after a helicopter spotted the body of a deceased male climber near the summit. Read more »

Published June 14, 2015

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Rancher Cliven Bundy denies firing gunshots near US researchers in Nevada

rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy said Saturday that contract researchers for the federal Bureau of Land Management had no business being on rangeland where he grazes cattle, but he... Read more »

Published June 13, 2015

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Court allows hotly disputed discount contact lens price law

A federal appeals court ruling has cleared the way for discount contact lens retailers to drop prices while a legal battle is waged between the state of Utah and manufacturers who want to impose... Read more »

Published June 13, 2015

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Feds release final plan for recovering Snake River sockeye

Federal authorities have released their final recovery plan for Snake River sockeye salmon, a species that teetered on the brink of extinction in the early 1990s. Read more »

Published June 8, 2015

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Actor Emile Hirsch back in Utah court on assault charges stemming from Sundance incident

Actor Emile Hirsch appeared in a Utah court Monday as attorneys settled on a date for prosecutors to lay out the evidence that led them to charge him with assault in a nightclub incident during the... Read more »

Published June 8, 2015

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Groups sue to stop western Idaho logging project

Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a forest project in western Idaho that the groups say will harm habitat needed by federally protected bull trout. Read more »

Published June 6, 2015

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Road crews work to reopen highways in eastern Wyoming

Road crews are working feverishly to reopen highways damaged by flooding in eastern Wyoming this week. Read more »

Published June 6, 2015

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Contact lens makers ask court to block Utah price-fixing law

SALT LAKE CITY — Three of the nation's largest contact lens manufacturers call a Utah law banning price fixing a brazen overreach that would give any discount seller in the state an illegal... Read more »

Published June 3, 2015

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Officials: Problem of shipments of potentially live anthrax spores worse than first believed

The problem of unintended shipments of potentially live anthrax spores over the past decade is worse than first believed, officials said Wednesday. Read more »

Published June 3, 2015

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Utah bill would protect the right to visit ailing parents

A Utah senator is working on a bill that would protect the right of adult children to visit their ailing parents. Read more »

Published May 31, 2015

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Pentagon chief says he will hold people accountable for shipment of live anthrax

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he'll find out who was responsible for the mistaken shipments of live anthrax to 11 states and two countries, and he'll "hold them accountable." Read more »

Published May 31, 2015

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Utah police started testing 70 percent of rape kit backlog

Utah law enforcement agencies backed with new funding amid public scrutiny have put a dent in the backlog of more than 2,000 rape kits that have not been tested. Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Army chief: Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistake

Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top... Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Utah defends contentious law on contact lens price-fixing

Utah state attorneys have asked an appeals court to clear the way for a contentious law that bans price fixing by contact lens makers and could have wide-ranging implications for the $4 billion... Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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Great white shark tagged by Utah-based organization, cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star

Great white shark researchers are enjoying some welcome attention. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Hashtag sensation: Target ball Web craze is merrily rolling along

Cullen Byington is still not quite sure why he decided to take a photograph of himself with the big red balls outside of Target stores every day for a year. But he spurred people across the country... Read more »

Published May 11, 2015

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