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Stackable credentials: A model for college and job success

Stackable credentials are emerging as a way to meet industry needs and open doors of opportunity for students looking to prepare for a career, get a raise or change jobs. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Things to Know: Utah's record bills numbers include repeats

Utah lawmakers are on track to sift through a record number of bills over the next six weeks after legislators moved at a frenetic pace to submit proposals, including many resurrected ideas that... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Former worker at assisted care facility charged with sexual assault of resident

A former staff member at an assisted care facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a resident there. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Honeyville man killed in early morning crash

A suspected impaired driver was killed in an early morning crash Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Man accused of denting police car with shovel charged

A man who caused about $1,500 damage to a Salt Lake City police patrol car by hitting it with a shovel has been charged. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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PETA wants investigation into live cow being dropped several feet into truck after crash

A video of a cow being dropped several feet from a tractor bucket into a dump truck Monday has prompted a letter to police from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, asking for a criminal... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Man attempting to cross Salt Lake street dies after being hit by SUV

A man died after being hit by an SUV while crossing the street Friday evening, police said. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Professors sue USU Eastern, alleging preferential treatment of Price mayor after tirade

Four cosmetology professors are suing USU Eastern, the Carbon County Attorney's Office, a university chancellor and a county prosecutor for allegedly giving Price Mayor Joe Piccolo preferential... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Education makes the difference with an architect

As in the medical industry, there are different levels of education and specialties within the realm of home design and architecture. Hiring an architect is like hiring a cardiologist for your... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Lawmakers seek to 'save lives' by targeting opioid epidemic

On Friday, lawmakers announced a group of bills to target the opioid epidemic in Utah, which had the eighth highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation in 2014. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Bill to ban airport smoking soars through Senate committee

A bill that would shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport sailed smoothly through a Senate committee Friday. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Bill would be a 'stopgap' for State School Board elections

Utah legislators are again trying to find a new way to select members of the Utah State Board of Education after a handful of bills attempting to do so failed last year. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Facts and details to enhance your experience at the Provo City Center Temple

Those going to the Provo City Center Temple open house will be able to see original artwork, craftsmanship and artifacts, among many other interesting things. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Love's first-year accomplishments include investigating 'industries' related to abortion

The newest member of Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation, Rep. Mia Love, offered a report Friday on her first year in office, including her appointment to a committee seen as... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Two plead guilty in Millcreek drive-by shooting into baby's bedroom

Two men have pleaded guilty to committing a drive-by shooting that sent 19 rounds into the bedroom of a sleeping baby last summer. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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GOP, state agree on court question to resolve election law dispute

The Utah Republican Party and the state agreed on a question Friday to pose to the Utah Supreme Court to resolve their ongoing dispute over a new election law. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Specialty license plate seeks to raise awareness of congenital heart defects

At least four new specialty license plate bills are expected to be considered by state lawmakers during the 2016 Legislature. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Ogden man claiming self-defense ordered to stand trial for murder in West Point Shooting

An Ogden man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in a shooting he claims was self-defense during a night of drinking. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Diversity thrives in indies, while studios lag behind

A year ago, first-time director Nate Parker was still struggling get together the $10 million he needed to make his passion project, a film that tells the story of slave rebellion leader Nat Turner. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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John Pearce sworn in as Utah Supreme Court justice

To enthusiastic applause and rounds of appreciative laughter, John Pearce took his place as the newest justice of the Utah Supreme Court on Friday. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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State senator sees hate crimes bill as follow-up to Utah nondiscrimination, religious rights law

A proposed new Utah hate crimes law would be any "easy follow-up" to the state's religious rights and anti-discrimination bill, says the Republican senator who helped push that measure through the... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Utah Apache helicopter pilot with more than 10,000 flying hours takes final flight

An Apache helicopter pilot with the Utah National Guard has flown more hours in that craft than anybody in the world, and Friday, he took his final flight. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Man found dead in Brigham City died of natural causes, police say

Despite receiving information of a potential fight, Brigham City police on Friday said they have found no evidence of foul play in the death of a 56-year-old man. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Interfaith Month in Utah offers chance to explore other faiths, 'get out of comfort zones'

From a tour of a Hindu temple to a Wiccan full moon rite, Interfaith Month gives Utahns an opportunity to learn about other faith traditions and 'get out of their comfort zones,' says Janet Healy,... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Firefighters dedicated to father, north Tooele County

During a training exercise at the North Tooele Fire District, it’s difficult to tell who's who. Unless you're the chief, and the firefighters also happen to be your sons. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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S.L. City Council may block one of Biskupski's director appointees

Salt Lake City Council members have grown increasingly concerned as they've watched six longtime department directors leave under Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Now, former Mayor Rocky Anderson is urging... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Police chase after stolen car but are unable to make arrest

Following a series of chases Friday, West Valley police were able to recover a stolen vehicle but weren't able to arrest the man behind the wheel. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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'The Eagle Huntress' captures the beauty and culture of remote Mongolia

"The Eagle Huntress" is a new documentary that follows the pioneering efforts of a 13-year-old girl named Aisholpan, who wants to be the world's first female Eagle Hunter. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Rep. Rob Bishop 'offended' by photos in ads attacking public lands bill (+video)

Rep. Rob Bishop took "umbrage" with an ad campaign, particulary the photos, attacking his public lands inititiave even before he unveiled it last week. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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South Salt Lake Chamber honors longtime Lincoln Elementary counselor

The South Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce has named George Theodore, a longtime counselor at Lincoln Elementary, as its Educator of the Year. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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S.L. School District seeks input in search for new superintendent

The Salt Lake City School District Board of Education invites community members to provide input into the selection of the next superintendent, either online or in person during a series of... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Alpine taking applications for new mayor

Alpine Mayor Don Watkins has resigned to help build an entrepreneurial program at Dixie State University. Now the city is looking for a new mayor to serve out the last two years of Watkins’... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Grants aim to reduce emissions from school buses, heavy-duty equipment

More than $300,000 has been awarded to several school districts to replace 13 school buses through the Clean Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology Grant. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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UTA sees record ski bus ridership

Skiers and snowboarders boarded Utah Transit Authority ski buses in record numbers last month, using the option to access the slopes and take advantage of several big powder days. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Northrop Grumman officially announces contract for new military bomber

Utah will be the home of the military's latest advanced strategic aircraft. Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Salt Lake operation has been tasked with developing the new Long-Range Strike Bomber for the... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Susan Hunt charged with DUI

Susan Hunt, the mother of a man shot and killed by police in 2014, was charged Friday in Tooele County Justice Court with DUI. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Cruises, airlines send travel alerts for Zika virus

Friday update: Officials for the LDS Church issued a statement saying they are monitoring the situation and continue to instruct missionaries on how to avoid mosquito-borne viruses. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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$14 million price tag for public lands lawsuit gives governor pause

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's still reviewing whether he supports going forward with a proposed lawsuit against the federal government over its control of public lands, given the high price... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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2 men charged in case of teen's body cut up and hidden in suitcase

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against two men in the case of a Colorado teenager whose body was cut up and hidden in a suitcase after she apparently overdosed at a West Valley hotel in 2014. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Brigham City police investigating man's death after neighbor calls 911

A 56-year-old man died in an apartment Thursday night and Brigham City police are investigating whether or not foul play was involved. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Utah PolitiLinks: Education forefront of legislative session, pollution and water development bills prompt discussion

Three House education bills will move on to the House for consideration and a senator is recognized by the American Red Cross for saving another senator's life two years ago. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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UDOT launches environmental study at Bangerter intersections

The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting an environmental study to evaluate the potential benefits and impacts of constructing freeway-style interchanges on Bangerter Highway at 11400... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Leapin' lizards! Utah's Natural History Museum crawlin' with geckos

A giant day gecko with neon green skin and bulging eyes is seen at the “Geckos Live!" exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Utahns 'have never been stronger,' Gov. Herbert says in State of the State speech

Not only is the state in outstanding shape, Utahns themselves "have never been stronger," Gov. Gary Herbert pronounced Wednesday in his annual State of the State address. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Bill would allow disabled veterans free access to state parks

Disabled veterans may soon be granted free access to Utah State Parks. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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2016 session will test Legislature's stand on water issues

Expect the 2016 Utah Legislature to evolve into ground zero on multiple pressing water issues, including a controversial move to divert sales tax revenue from transportation to development projects... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Bill would lower age to apply for certain hunting permits

Utah lawmakers considered a bill on Thursday that would allow 12-year-olds to apply for specialty hunting tags. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Social service advocates call for lawmakers to 'end the earmarks'

A coalition of concerned social service organizations held a news conference Thursday at the Capitol to protest the more than $500 million in earmarks in the state budget. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Watch: U.S. in 'dangerous' time, Rep. Chris Stewart tells Utah lawmakers

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, told Utah lawmakers Thursday this is a critical time in the nation's history. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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State senator wants to revamp Utah hate crimes law

A state senator introduced a bill Thursday to include sexual orientation, sexual identity and other categories of people in Utah's hate crimes law. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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