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Convicted killer Curtis Allgier loses right to attorney for appeal

Convicted killer Curtis Allgier has lost his right to legal counsel during his appeal after repeatedly threatening his court-appointed lawyers. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Book review: Utah authors debut a new line of magic in fantasy tale 'Woven'

When Nels wakes up as a ghost after his murder, he finds that the only person who can see and hear him is the spoiled Princess. Together they embark on a dangerous quest to find an ancient needle... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Violinist Baiba Skride to perform with Utah Symphony Jan. 30-31

Baiba Skride will joins the Utah Symphony Jan. 30-31 to perform Alban Burg's "Violin Concerto." In addition, Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" and Strauss' "A Hero's Life" will be performed. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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National touring production of 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' heading to Kingsbury Hall Jan. 30-Feb. 1

What's it like to play Belle in the fourth national tour of the beloved musical "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"? Jillian Butterfield says, "I'm still pinching myself!" Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Marc Jenson's testimony in fraud case describes dealings with former A.G. Shurtleff

Despite the emotion in his voice, Marc Sessions Jenson spoke clearly Friday as he testified in the fraud case against him, painting the picture of a man being pulled in all directions as his... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Inmates turn in handgun and magazine during highway cleanup

Two Davis County Jail inmates are being commended for turning in a handgun and loaded magazine they found while picking up trash alongside I-15 in Centerville. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Helping students 'climb the mountain' of higher education

Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the ranks before their sophomore year. Educators are getting closer to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Construction industry booming but facing worker shortage

The construction industry is on the rebound in Utah and across the country, but contractors are having a hard time finding qualified workers for the good-paying jobs. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Magna boy who fell into frozen pool remembered as cheerful, mischievous

Jacques Bushman, 12, who died Thursday after falling through the ice at a closed public pool, is remembered as a cheerful and mischievous boy. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Funeral held for former House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart

Former House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart's funeral was held Friday at an LDS Church stake center. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Odyssey Elementary to host crosswalk open house

An open house is scheduled at Odyssey Elementary School to provide public input on the intersection study being done around the school in regard to student safety. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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St. George native's documentary nominated for Academy Award

J. Christian Jensen was still sleeping at 5:30 a.m. last Thursday when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced the list of Oscar nominations. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Number of people killed on Utah roads highest in six years

After more than a decade of decline in highway fatalities in Utah, the numbers rose for a second straight year. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Young Provo barber offers classic American feel

There is something distinctly vintage about a clean cut and a shave with a straight razor, but what makes a cut truly American at The Man Barber is a 20-year-old, self-made man behind the chair. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Wildlife division seeks to fill spots on board, councils

The state Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill spots on its board and on regional advisory councils. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Rocky Mountain Power offers energy-saving kits to customers

Rocky Mountain Power is offering a free kit to customers seeking to save on energy costs. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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American Express to cut 4,000 jobs from global workforce

American Express announced Friday that the company will eliminate approximately 4,000 positions from is worldwide workforce in a restructuring effort. The company declined to comment on how many... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Courts to hold community forum

Utah's state courts have started a judicial outreach initiative with the goal of helping the public better understand the justice system and to help judges and court personnel better understand... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Utah jobless rate at 3.5 percent

Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for December 2014 grew by an estimated 3.9 percent, adding 50,700 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2013. Utah's current employment level registers... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Wild 'invader' mice are storming Utah homes

The atypical warmer weather is encouraging mice to move about — and move into — people's homes if there is just a narrow opening for them to find food and shelter. Utah State University... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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FrontRunner trains to have more restrooms available

Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner trains now have at least two public restrooms per train. Most trains will have three public restrooms. Previously, only one restroom was available on the trains. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Snowboarding takes a slide in popularity; experts unfazed

Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Former Utah Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart dies from rare brain disease

Former Utah House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart passed away in her home Saturday from an unrecoverable and extremely rare neurodegenerative brain disease. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Becky Lockhart remembered in Capitol memorial service

Becky Lockhart, the first woman to serve as Utah House speaker, was honored Thursday as a role model, a wife and mother, and a caring colleague who loved lawmaking. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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