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Lawmakers, business leaders back bill requiring civics test

Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill that would require high school students to pass a U.S. civics test in order to graduate. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says

Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised by any new national monument designation near Canyonlands National Park. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Would-be bank robbers leave empty handed — twice

Salt Lake police suspect that two would-be bank robbers failed not once, but twice, at getting away with any money. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Cities to celebrate completion of S-Line Greenway

Community leaders from Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake will mark the completion of the S-Line Greenway, Utah's first multimodal recreation corridor. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Police: Panhandler pulls woman from car after she didn't give him money

Police say an aggressive panhandler was arrested Tuesday after he smashed his guitar on a vehicle before pulling a woman out of the car and assaulting her for not giving him money. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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'Amazing Race' winner beats testicular cancer

Reality star and Amazing Race winner, Connor O'Leary is a testament to knowing the symptoms of cancer. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Fire at Weber fairgrounds causes $500,000 in damage

A fire at the Weber County Fairgrounds caused an estimated $500,000 in damage late Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Utah has some of the rudest drivers, according to Californians

Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So why is... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Mom accused of stabbing two children charged with attempted murder

A West Valley City woman accused of stabbing her two children has been charged with attempted murder. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Statue of financial pioneer Marriner Eccles installed at state Capitol

A statue of Marriner S. Eccles, known as "the father of the federal reserve," was installed on the grounds of the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Provo ranked 4th most educated city in website's analysis

A recent analysis from personal finance website WalletHub.com ranks Provo as the fourth most educated city for 2014. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Jay Evensen: U2's 'free' album highlights online insecurities

You can change passwords, but you can’t hide. There is no app for this fiscal insecurity. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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BLM oil leases spark protest from environmental groups

More than two dozen parcels in eastern Utah up for potential oil and gas development are being officially protested by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and other environmental groups that... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Theater review: PTC's 'Spelling Bee' buzzes with gleeful humor

Pioneer Theatre Company opens its season with a sparkling production of the comedy-filled 'Spelling Bee' that prompts not only guffaws and chuckles, but deep belly laughs as well. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Utah job forecast better than most states

Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Mom battling cancer determined to live for premature newborn, family

Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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'Living nightmare' almost over for daughters as MacNeill is sentenced in abuse case

Martin MacNeill was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing his adult daughter in 2007. She called him a "monster" Monday and says she's anxious to finally see him... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Martin MacNeill 'struggling' in jail, attorney says

Martin MacNeill, who was convicted in November of killing his wife, returned to a Provo courtroom Monday to answer to charges of sexually abusing one of his daughters. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2014

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Martin MacNeill claims witness lied, wants murder conviction thrown out

Attorneys for Martin MacNeill, convicted in November of murdering his wife, want his conviction thrown out because they say a prison inmate lied on the stand. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2014

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