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2 years after last new LDS temple was announced, construction rolls ahead

It's been 25 years since the LDS Church last went so long between announcements of new temples, but the moratorium has allowed the faith's temple department to focus on construction of previously... Read more »

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Religious questions abound when deciding whether to donate organs

More than 800 Utahns are awaiting a potentially lifesaving organ transplant and while only 1 to 2 percent of all deaths can qualify for organ donation, more people are encouraged to register as... Read more »

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Seat-belted driver escapes tanker truck rollover with minor injuries

A Roosevelt man suffered minor injuries after the tanker truck he was driving rolled off a switchback in the Nine Mile Canyon area, according to authorities in Carbon County. Read more »

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Douglas Lovell sentenced to die — again — for brutal 1985 murder

A jury who convicted Douglas Lovell of murder last month decided Wednesday that he deserves the death penalty for the 1985 murder of Joyce Yost. It is Lovell's second conviction for the crime and... Read more »

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Deseret Book hosts musicians, artists, authors for Ladies' Night, other conference events

The Deseret Book tradition of the conference weekend “Ladies’ Night” during the priesthood session continues at stores in Utah, Arizona and Washington. Other conference weekend... Read more »

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Demand again expected to far outstrip supply of visas for highly skilled workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services started accepting applications for 85,000 temporary work visas for potential international hires Wednesday. Last year, the number of applications... Read more »

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Air quality advocates call prohibition of wood-burning ban a 'slap in the face'

By signing a bill that prohibits an all-out ban on wood burning, clean air advocates say Gov. Gary Herbert has thrown the Utah Division of Air Quality "under the bus." Read more »

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Clearfield police looking for man in expensive driveway repair scam

Police are looking for a Texas man who allegedly scammed an elderly woman out of more than a thousand dollars by purporting to repair her driveway. Read more »

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Governor vetoes bill naming highway after former House Speaker Becky Lockhart

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed five bills Wednesday, including one that would have designated a segment of I-15 in honor of late House Speaker Becky Lockhart. Read more »

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A study in resilience: Salt Lake man fought cancer with humor, generosity

Dov Siporin didn't set out to be something extraordinary. But his decision to fight his cancer with humor, love and generosity inspired patients, doctors and friends to reach out to those in need.... Read more »

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This week in history: William Henry Harrison dies after one month in office

On April 4, 1841, after only one month in office, President William Henry Harrison died after developing pneumonia. Harrison's election and death took place amid an economic depression and during... Read more »

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UTA providing extra TRAX service for Mormon conference

The Utah Transit Authority will provide extra TRAX service on Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 185th Annual General Conference. Read more »

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Sherry Young: A perspective on concussions with help from Colin Cowherd

I get a lot of questions on how I feel about the concussion issue in football, about letting kids play sports and whether I worry about my family. Believe me, I worry. But then I heard Colin... Read more »

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Man killed on Delta road after leaving truck to retrieve object

A 29-year-old man was hit and killed by a pickup truck early Wednesday morning in Delta. Shay Olson Rowley, of Oak City, was hit on 1000 West about 6:30 a.m. shortly after leaving his truck to... Read more »

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Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

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Antelope Island hosting owl program

Antelope Island State Park will host a presentation on owls next week. Read more »

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School marks World Autism Day

Whittier Elementary in West Valley City marked World Autism Awareness Day on Wednesday with a special activity day for parents and families of students diagnosed with autism. Read more »

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'Candy Bomber' visits middle school students

Gail Halvorsen, a World War II veteran known as the "Berlin Candy Bomber," visited Oquirrh Hills Middle School in Riverton on Wednesday to share a history lesson with seventh-graders. Read more »

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Payson Immunization Clinic moving

The Utah County Health Department's Payson Immunization Clinic will be moving as of April 7. Read more »

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A neurosurgeon for back and neck pain?

Dr. Andrew Dailey explains why back and neck pain may land you a visit to a neurosurgeon. Read more »

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Farmington holding open house about new park, gym

Farmington residents are invited to an open house to review and provide input on plans for a new park and gym. Read more »

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Clearfield holding neighborhood open houses

Clearfield Mayor Mark Shepherd and the City Council will be hosting four neighborhood open houses. Read more »

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Ex-Ogden teacher charged with raping ninth-grade student

A former teacher at an Ogden junior high school has been charged with raping a 15-year-old student. Read more »

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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs during a traffic stop in Utah won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in a jury verdict handed down Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more »

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Utah, others, tackle ‘aging out’ of foster care with initiatives to support education, life goals

Utah is among 21 states with programs to help youths who are aging out of foster care by supporting educational and life goals. Youths who 'age out' are at increased risk of dropping out of school,... Read more »

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