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Utah Legislature 2016

Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors.

Wheaton provost apologizes to Larycia Hawkins; she's leaving

Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, who faced termination from her tenured post at the evangelical school for publicly saying Christians and Muslims worship the “same God,” has... Read more »

Faith

14 minutes ago

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Police: Man says he shot girlfriend who was armed with knife

Police are investigating a woman's death in Riverdale after her boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman, who he said had been armed with a knife. Read more »

Utah

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Larry King interviews Lindsey Stirling about her LDS faith

In an interview with Larry King, Lindsey Stirling talked about her career as a musician, her new book and her LDS faith. Read more »

Faith

18 minutes ago

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Should Utah have 'blended sentences' for teen offenders certified as adults?

Experts are divided over "blended sentences" and whether Utah should formalize them on its books. Such options can allow juvenile offenders certified as adults to receive rehabilitation treatment... Read more »

Utah

19 minutes ago

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UTubers: Devin Graham re-creates ‘The Catch’ with sky divers

San Francisco 49ers players remember "The Catch," a play that won them the 1982 NFC Championship Game. Devin Graham teamed up with Whistle Sports, Pepsi and Papa John's to re-create the legendary... Read more »

Family

1 hour ago

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Ex-social worker to plead guilty to sex with teen client, attorney says

The jury trial for a former social worker has been canceled as the man prepares to plead guilty to allegations he had sex with a 16-year-old client, according to his attorney. Read more »

Utah

1 hour ago

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The BYU international basketball tracker: Davies, Broadus shine

A look at how the former BYU basketball players are performing on their teams around the globe. Read more »

Sports

3 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: New trailer for ‘The Jungle Book’ released during Super Bowl

A new trailer for "The Jungle Book" aired Sunday during the Super Bowl. "The Jungle Book" comes to theaters on April 15. Read more »

Family

3 hours ago

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5 funny dad ads from this year’s Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is just hours away and you can already check out some of the highlights online. Well, the commercial highlights, that is. Read more »

Charges: Orem mom left 2 small kids alone while she went out drinking

An Orem woman has been charged with abandoning two small children while she went out drinking. Read more »

Utah

4 hours ago

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Jay Evensen: On Second Thought: The 1 percent Bernie Sanders keeps talking about

A lighthearted look at news of the day. Finally, we now know the identities of the dastardly 1 percent that Bernie Sanders keeps going on about. It’s all those Iowans who made up the... Read more »

Opinion

5 hours ago

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'Hail, Caesar!' struggles to hit a rhythm in studio-era Hollywood

“Hail, Caesar!” takes us to the Hollywood of the early 1950s, awash in saturated color and steeped in the studio system. It’s a world of potential, but its unlikely that... Read more »

Family

6 hours ago

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