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U., USU students showcase research for legislators

Undergraduate students at the University of Utah and Utah State University showcased their research for Utah lawmakers on Thursday in the Capitol rotunda in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Killer Dan Lafferty says his ideas influenced Springville family suicide

Dan Lafferty, who is serving a life prison sentence for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a Springville couple's decision to fatally overdose along... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Latest Salt Lake Comic Con event begins with celebration of heroes

Flanked by Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, Mayor Ralph Becker issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 29, 2015, as "Salt Lake Comic Con's Day of Heroes" at a news... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Cedar City man charged with nearly biting off nose in a fight

Criminal charges have been filed against a Cedar City man accused of coming close to biting another man's nose off during a fight. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Felicia Day rides love of all things geeky to celebrity status

Internet celebrity, actress, filmmaker and author Felicia Day has emerged as the ultimate geek girl, riding her love of science fiction and gaming to celebrity status. Day is among the guests at... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Woman injured in Provo auto-pedestrian accident

A 67-year-old woman was in serious condition with a possible head injury after being hit by a car while crossing a Provo street Thursday morning. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Annual count of homeless produces valuable data, directs help

The annual count of unsheltered homeless people required by the federal government not only yields useful data for government and nonprofit partners, it frequently results in referring vulnerable... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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UTA, health officials offering free fare cards to reduce pollution

Salt Lake County Health Department officials are hoping that free fare cards will help encourage more residents to choose mass transit over contributing to pollutants in the air by driving their... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Rep. Chris Stewart says he's working on 'freedom of conscience' bills

Rep. Chris Stewart expressed frustration with how Congress is and isn't doing its work. But he told state lawmakers Thursday that he is grateful Republicans now control the Senate as well as the... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Man arrested in hammer attack acted 'like a zombie,' witnesses say

Witnesses told police that Gerardo Enrique Perez was "acting like a zombie" when he allegedly beat a man with a hammer. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Ex-officer pleads no contest to forcing teen girl to have sex with others

A former part-time officer for both the Logan Police Department and Cache County Sheriff's Office has pleaded no contest to forcing a teenage girl to have sex with multiple teen boys over several... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Driver being investigated for DUI after crashing into West Jordan house

The investigation continued Thursday into whether the driver of a minivan that crashed into a home was intoxicated. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Failed resort embittered friends, Marc Jenson says of conflicting testimonies

Even as Marc Sessions Jenson was establishing an office and marketing exclusive memberships for proposed ski and golf resort, there was evidence of problems with a major investor. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland

A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Study: Utah's decaying local roads require more funding

City and county officials convened Wednesday to discuss the findings of a new study that shows a drastic need for more local road funding across Utah. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Technology would help teachers give faster feedback to students, lawmakers say

Legislators unanimously recommended a bill for House approval Wednesday that would avail English and writing teachers of computer programs to help them give more timely feedback on their students'... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Man carrying hammer, blade attacks West Valley man in yard, police say

A 68-year-old man was attacked, possibly at random, by a man who was carrying a hammer and a blade, according to West Valley police. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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'Life-changing' program for families battles poverty

The next step for addressing intergenerational poverty in Utah will be an educational initiative, says Sen. Aaron Osmond Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Unmasked: How the dynamic duo behind Salt Lake Comic Con started it all

In three years, the mild-mannered founders of Salt Lake Comic Con have become kings of Utah geekdom through their hit comic book and pop culture events and the successful business behind it. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Bill seeks to set rules on formation of new school districts

A bill that seeks to set rules on how new school districts can be formed sparked a lengthy debate as it was presented Wednesday to the House Education Committee. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Governor calls for investment in Utah's next 'greatest generation'

Gov. Gary Herbert urged investment in what he called Utah's next "greatest generation" in his State of the State speech Wednesday night by addressing needs including education, transportation and... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Cliven Bundy's son arrested in Cedar City

Cliven Bundy's 42-year-old son was arrested this week in Cedar City after police say he resisted arrest inside a justice court. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Officers investigating burglary shoot charging dog in Kearns

Two officers investigating a possible business break-in were forced to shoot and kill a dog when the owner didn't call the dog off them, according to police. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Justice Sotomayor holds court in student section as U. keynote speaker

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's address to students at the University of Utah Wednesday will likely be remembered for her insights on life and the law, but also because she was in the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Utah genetic testing giant spurs social media talk about prostate cancer

Myriad Genetics, a Salt Lake City-based molecular diagnostics company, is hoping a new social media campaign will generate attention for its genetic test for prostate cancer as well as answers for... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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