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Concealed permit holder stopped armed robbery of Vernal restaurant, police say

A man with a concealed weapons permit stopped the armed robbery of a Vernal restaurant Sunday, according to police. Read more »

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Higher education leaders seek $337 million in state funding

Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for instructors and better services for students. Read more »

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About Utah: Utah Valley University fills a niche like no other

Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »

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Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »

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Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

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Legislative priorities: What matters to Utah families

Among the many, many issues facing the 2015 Utah Legislature, the Deseret News has selected six that especially matter to Utah families. Read more »

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Daybreak fourth-graders propose golden retriever as state domestic animal

Gus, along with his handler, Maureen Kilgour, visited Daybreak Elementary on Friday to put the fourth graders face-to-face with the dog breed that may become the domestic animal of Utah — all... Read more »

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Police seek man in violent Chevron robbery

A man fled after he robbed a West Jordan Chevron, forcing the clerk to the ground and taking off with items. The incident at 4:30 a.m. Sunday at 7000 South and 1300 West. Police said the clerk was... Read more »

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Lawmakers looking to pump up gas tax this session

Pumping up Utah's 24.5-cent per gallon gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades is on the agenda for the 2015 Legislature, but just what direction lawmakers take with the increase remains... Read more »

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11-month-old nearly drowns in bathtub

An 11-month-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition after nearly drowning in the bathtub. Read more »

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Police investigating shooting death in SLC

Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Saturday night in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Photos: Sundance crowds flock to Park City

Movie-goers took to Park City for opening weekend of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

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Former Congressman Jim Matheson honored at Democratic fundraiser

Former Congressman Jim Matheson, known for his ability to reach across aisles during his 14 years as a representative for the state, received the Chairman's Legacy Award from state Democratic party... Read more »

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Nobel laureate Mario Capecchi speaks at CAST-UT conference

The 19th annual conference of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, titled "Innovation and Cooperation," featured a keynote address by Nobel Prize-winning biologist Dr. Mario Capecchi... Read more »

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Parent empowerment and leadership conference urges parental involvement in school

Granite School District's inaugural Parent Leadership & Empowerment Conference held Saturday encouraged parents to get involved in their children's education and schools and to help them prepare... Read more »

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Roof-hiding fugitive bitten by K9, arrested

Police finally arrested a man who they say rammed cars, hid on a roof and was bitten by a K9 before being apprehended. Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee urges conservative Republicans to select 'principled, positive and proven' presidential candidate

Speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines Saturday afternoon, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah challenged attendees to help nominate a presidential candidate who is "a principled, positive and proven"... Read more »

yesterday

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Wild-horse activists kicked out of BLM meeting in Nevada

Two employees of an international animal protection organization were escorted by police from a public meeting in northern Nevada after disrupting it to protest the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's... Read more »

yesterday

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Police: 2 men arrested after stabbing at Provo apartment complex

Provo police arrested two men who they say kicked in an apartment door and punched, stabbed and briefly strangled the people inside. Read more »

yesterday

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Speakers at UVU symposium encourage people to embrace their imperfections

Women and men gathered Friday at Utah Valley University to discuss something that many work for but never achieve — perfectionism. Speakers presented information to help others change their... Read more »

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First Look: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train'

Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast willing to do anything to get the most popular kid from his graduating... Read more »

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Man arrested in series of restaurant robberies

Police have apprehended a man suspected in a slew of recent restaurant robberies. Read more »

yesterday

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Are you willing to pay more for your child's education?

Public education leaders are closely watching a lengthy list of bills slotted for the legislative session beginning Monday, hopeful they will lead to increased funding for growing enrollment,... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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122 immigrants, refugees from 43 countries become citizens of 'a land of dreams'

More than 120 immigrants and refugees from 43 countries became U.S. citizens Friday during a pair of ceremonies at the U.S. District Courthouse. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Redford, Nolte, Offerman highlight Sundance gala movie premiere

Robert Redford made a red carpet appearance Friday for the premiere of "A Walk in the Woods" at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Salt Lake City Gala. Nick Nolte, Nick Offerman and Emma Thompson also... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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