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School leaders look for solutions to substitute teacher shortage

A shortage of substitute teachers is a challenge more schools are grappling with as the economy continues to improve and Utah's unemployment rate remains low. Read more »

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Film about African missionaries’ miraculous escape from war screened in village in Ghana

Inhabitants of a West African village where the flight of eight LDS Church missionaries from a devastating civil war was re-created recently watched the events unfold yet again but this time on a big screen. Read more »

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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme

A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Ex-Myton police chief rejects plea deal in stalking case

Former Myton Police Chief Thomas Wade Butterfield initially accepted a plea offer from Duchesne County prosecutors Monday that would have resolved the stalking case against him. The deal fell... Read more »

11 hours ago

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President Obama to make first trip to Utah this week as president

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Vets receive 'overdue' thanks in Utah's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Gov. Gary Herbert signed three bills Monday honoring and supporting Vietnam veterans at a ceremony in the state Capitol for the state's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day. Read more »

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Arizona historic site seeks volunteers

The public is invited to Lonely Dell Ranch at Lees Ferry for a volunteer open house this weekend. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Secrecy Week at U. explores government secrets

Glenn Greenwald, known for his series in The Guardian detailing classified information about global surveillance programs based on top-secret documents provided by Edward Snowden, will speak at the... Read more »

12 hours ago

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First yellow flashing right-turn arrow arrives in Utah

The state's first flashing yellow right-turn arrow has been installed at a growing area in northern Utah County. Read more »

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Canyons School District announces appointments

Canyons School District has announced new leadership appointments in district schools and district offices. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Eagle Mountain mom also a professional MMA boxer

Erica Grover is a mom of three, school volunteer, and leads music at her church. She's also a professional MMA boxer. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Photos: West Valley fire department hosts emergency fair

The West Valley City Fire Department hosted a family safety and emergency preparedness fair over the weekend. It featured activities for kids as well as emergency vehicles on display. Read more »

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Chemistry Festival helps kids learn hands-on

The second annual Chemistry Festival at the University of Utah was an event for children to engage in hands-on experiments, including CSI-style forensic investigations, extraction of DNA, and... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Bryce Canyon hosting Full Moon Hikes

Bryce Canyon National Park is hosting Full Moon Hikes on nights when the sky features a full moon. Tickets are required, and there is a ticket lottery system. Read more »

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27-year-old man injured in wrong-way crash on I-215 dies

A South Jordan man critically injured in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver has died. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Woman seriously injured in accident caused by drunken teen, police say

A 22-year-old woman remained hospitalized in an intensive care unit Monday after a teenage driver allegedly ran a stop sign and caused a four-car crash. Investigators believe the driver was... Read more »

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From the Statue of Liberty to Utah's 'Mighty 5,' NPS calls on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's most beautiful and historic places, but it suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running... Read more »

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Lawsuit targets EPA in Utah regional haze plan 'failure'

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is being sued by an environmental group over what it says is the agency's failure to address regional haze in Utah. The lawsuit says scenic vistas are being... Read more »

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About Utah: They're looking for 50,000 voices to help plan for Utah's future

Robert Grow, CEO of Envision Utah, is soliciting help from 50,000 Utahns to determine the best way for the state to grow. Read more »

20 hours ago

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NUAMES wins first Rube Goldberg Competition in Utah

The AFA and AEF hosted the first-ever Rube Goldberg competition in Utah at Weber State's Layton Campus on Friday. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Alcohol suspected in Ogden crash that injured 4

Police suspect alcohol contributed to an accident that injured four people in Ogden early Sunday. Read more »

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Ogden police cruiser hit as officer responds to call

The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving an Ogden police cruiser. Read more »

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Cyclist killed on training run after colliding with semitrailer

A Utah County cycling team of about 50 riders was out for a Saturday team ride when one of the members was struck and killed by a semitrailer. Read more »

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Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades. Read more »

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