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Dalai Lama to speak at religion parliament in Salt Lake City

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be one of two keynote speakers Oct. 15-19 at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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WWII mementos found in suitcase at thrift store returned to family

Relics of a soldier's past are now back with his family after ending up at a thrift store. Read more »

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Apolo Ohno, Special Olympians prepare for racing invitational

Former Olympian and Global Ambassador for Special Olympics Apolo Ohno worked with Special Olympic athletes in a workshop at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City Thursday. Read more »

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Ex-A.G. John Swallow took another illegal houseboat trip, prosecutors say

State prosecutors are now accusing former Utah Attorney General John Swallow of taking another houseboat trip in 2010 paid for by a campaign contributor who the Utah consumer protection division... Read more »

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Looming chocolate drought may leave some short on sweets

Local chocolate suppliers discuss how a looming chocolate shortage may affect chocolate supplies. Read more »

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Ray Grass: Ski Utah offering fifth- and sixth-graders free ski passes

Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 passes and... Read more »

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Preliminary hearing set for teen accused of killing Anne Kazprzak

A seven-day preliminary hearing for a teen accused of killing 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak in 2012 has been set for March. Read more »

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Former coal plant site in Wellington closer to being a city park

Two years after the work began, the once contaminated site where a coal processing plant used to operate in Wellington is ready to take on a new life as a city park. Read more »

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DWR wants to know who is killing deer in Herriman

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials say someone has shot and killed four deer in Herriman in the past few months. The deer were left to die, and some of them died in city neighborhoods. Read more »

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Utah man who founded first KFC dies at 95

The humble Utah businessman who helped bring finger-lickin' good chicken to Utah and the world died at 95 on Wednesday. Read more »

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Report: Utah among top 10 states for effective use of student data

Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year, earning the state an almost perfect score on a report by the Data Quality Campaign released... Read more »

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University of Utah student in critical condition after scarf gets caught in conveyer belt

A University of Utah student was in critical condition Wednesday night after her scarf got caught in a conveyer belt while she was working on campus. Read more »

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Bill would require state agencies to expunge public records of administrative sanctions

State lawmakers endorsed proposed legislation Wednesday that would require state agencies to expunge public records of administrative sanctions if the party has obtained expungement of criminal... Read more »

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Area 51 may be declassified, but location still attracts believers

Last year, the CIA lifted the veil of secrecy on Nevada's legendary Area 51. But that didn’t end speculation about flying saucers and aliens. Read more »

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Photos: Alf Engen Ski Museum unveils 3 new exhibits

The Alf Engen Ski Museum unveiled three new exhibits: a virtual ski jump, hometown heroes and a fashion flashback. Read more »

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School grading system changes in light of new assessment

Utah's school grading system will see some changes in how grades are calculated in light of SAGE, the state's new year-end student assessment. Read more »

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Fire rips through Riverton home, displaces couple doing church work

Fire destroyed an elderly couple's Riverton home while they were out doing service for their church Wednesday morning. Read more »

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For his brothers: American Fork family with 4 disabled children finds joy, inspiration in son's football experience

When Nathan Honey steps onto the football field, he is playing for his four brothers who suffer from a genetic disorder, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is the family's "strong man" carrying the... Read more »

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Utah members of Congress slam Obama's immigration reform plan

Members of Utah's congressional delegation responded Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive action to change immigration policy. Read more »

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Health officials have monitored 5 West Africa travelers in Utah

Utah health officials are continuing to monitor three of five individuals who have returned to the state from travel in Ebola-stricken areas of West Africa. Read more »

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Bill would increase noncustodial parents' time with children

A legislative committee Wednesday debated proposed legislation that could slightly increase the minimum time noncustodial parents can spend with their children. Read more »

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Retiring House speaker wants place at table for lawmakers on testing range expansion

Retiring House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, said Wednesday lawmakers need to be involved in the negotiations to expand the federal government's Utah Test and Training Range. Read more »

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Utah's concealed carry firearm permits popular around U.S.

Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah's concealed firearm permits each year. Read more »

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Police still looking for person who threatened shooting at Brighton High

Five days after Brighton High School received undisclosed threats via social media, Cottonwood Heights police released new information Wednesday about the nature of the threats. Read more »

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Firing squads could be legal again in Utah

A legislative committee passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state to use a firing squad to execute death row inmates when the drugs necessary for lethal injection are not available. Read more »

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