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Pioneer Day takes over social media as Utahns celebrate with tweets and tributes

Here's a look at what people across Utah are saying about Pioneer Day and how they're celebrating. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

See the Salt Lake Valley through the eyes of the pioneers who entered it on July 24, 1847, as well as the pioneers who came before and followed after. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Rare cancer treatment leaves Provo teen hopeful

Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K filled with smiles

SALT LAKE CITY — The annual Deseret News Classic 5K began with lots of smiles at 7 a.m. at the Wasatch Elementary School playground on Thursday. The race, which was one of many races that... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Photos: Bountiful Handcart Parade celebrates pioneer spirit

Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

Using Deseret News archive photos, here's a photographic look back through the parade's history, starting in 1864 and moving through 2013. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The ultimate Pioneer Day challenge: Test your knowledge of Utah's heritage

Test your knowledge of the people, places and events surrounding July 24, 1847, and the Mormon colonization of the West. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Four Utah wildfires fully contained

A 50-acre fire burning in Ogden Canyon since Saturday was fully contained Wednesday night. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Salt Lake County to donate recycling bins for special events

Salt Lake County’s recycling office is able to loan recycle bins for community events for free. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Officials praise cross-state data sharing system in finding Montana infant

A monthlong search for a missing infant from Montana ended in Utah this week, and law enforcement agencies said it’s all thanks to a cross-state data sharing system. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Controlling the silent killer

High blood pressure (Hypertension) affects more than 78 million Americans. Make sure you know the signs of high blood pressure now. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

The Days of '47 Parade and other events around Utah are set to celebrate the Utah pioneers. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Shatner, Lee and record-breaking crowds: Inaugural Salt Lake Comic Con ends with a bang

With more than 50,000 tickets sold, Comic Con goers filled the convention halls to the max during the final day of the convention. Saturday, the convention hosted panels by two of its biggest... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2013

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Geeking out: Salt Lake Comic Con draws huge crowd

Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2013

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A new family to fill all the bedrooms — Riverton family adopts five siblings

Theirs is a lovely home, perfect for family. But from the time Benjamin and Adrienne Donner moved into their new house, they knew something was amiss. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2012

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