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Cancer treatment for dogs could one day save humans

It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed, and what's saving their lives could save human lives as well. Read more »

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Mitt Romney to campaign for Mia Love in Utah

Mitt Romney will campaign in Utah next month for Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th District congressional seat now held by retiring Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah. Read more »

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Astronomers find massive black hole in tiny galaxy

A University of Utah astronomer and his colleagues made an amazing discovery that could change how scientists study the universe. Read more »

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Chronic absence a 'huge contributor' to academic setbacks, officials say

Chronic absence affects 12 percent of Utah students and as much as one-third of students in rural schools. While widespread solutions are available, reaching out to students individually remains... Read more »

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Watch out for Utah Highway Patrol 'slow-down' maneuvers

The Utah Highway Patrol wants drivers to know what to do when they see patrol cars swerving across all lanes of traffic with their lights and sirens on. Read more »

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U.S. approaching 'sudden' phase of bankruptcy, George Will tells Utah audience

Between costly entitlement programs and mortgaging their cost to future generations, the nation is approaching the 'sudden' trajectory of bankruptcy, Washington Post columnist George F. Will told a... Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish nominated for federal judgeship

Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish has been nominated for a federal district judgeship by President Barack Obama. Read more »

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Funeral set for brother killed in hunting accident

A man who was accidentally shot to death by his brother while the two were hunting has been identified. Read more »

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Labor commissioner appoints new Utah OSHA director

Chris Hill has been announced as the new Utah director of OSHA. Read more »

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Hours and services changing at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument has announced changes in hours and services as fall and winter approach. Read more »

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U. humanities dean to lead National Humanities Council

Robert D. Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities and professor of English, has been appointed president and director of the National Humanities Center. Read more »

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Memorial dedicated to community activist Sherri Jepson Winder

Dozens of administrators and students joined with members of the West Valley community to honor the distinguished efforts of the late Sherri Jepson Winder with a permanent memorial at Granger High... Read more »

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Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for Darrien Hunt, the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police over a week ago. Read more »

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Phone lines are open: Customers camp out for iPhone 6

Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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5 reasons why Utah is a great place to live

Many recent studies have highlighted Utah and its cities in their “best of” the U.S. lists, and we came out looking pretty good. Read more »

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Idaho man discovered dead in Logan River

An Idaho man was found dead Thursday in the Logan River but investigators do not suspect foul play. He had gone to the Cache Valley area to take pictures Wednesday and did not return home. Read more »

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U.S. House passes bill reauthorizing emergency services for kids program

A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Jim... Read more »

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Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session

Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official. Read more »

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Big screen 'Maze Runner' is a big dream come true for Utah author

Almost five years after “The Maze Runner” first hit shelves in October 2009, the series has gone places that James Dashner could only have imagined. Read more »

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World War II veterans grateful for recognition on Utah Honor Flight

World War II veteran Fred Roberts can't find the words to express his gratitude for the recognition of his service and sacrifice as he boarded the Utah Honor Flight Thursday with dozens of other... Read more »

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Utah minority students learning English but not applying it in other subjects

Students learning English as a second language in Utah schools are progressing and maintaining proficiency, but they're having trouble using English in actual subjects. Read more »

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146 people become U.S. citizens in ceremony

The United States welcomed 146 new citizens at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services saw the new citizens take the oath during a... Read more »

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3 charged in Kearns gang shooting, chase

Three men were charged Wednesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in a Kearns parking lot that ended in a high-speed chase. Read more »

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Utah’s water future: Develop or conserve?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state, whether the Beehive State is going dry or whether water is not priced aggressively enough to merit... Read more »

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Utah senator aims to bring computer coding to every student

A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »

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