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Researchers: Patients have only themselves to blame for heart attacks

Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are result of lifestyle.

State could save millions on human services programs with tighter controls, legislative audit says

A legislative review of the Department of Human Services' budget says the state could save millions of dollars by instituting tighter controls over forensic patient stays at the Utah State Hospital... Read more »

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Love not attending Salt Lake City Rotary Club debate

The Rotary Club of Salt Lake City planned to host a debate Tuesday between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens, but Owens will be the only 4th District congressional candidate there. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Researchers: Patients have only themselves to blame for heart attacks

Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are more commonly a result of lifestyle choices and environmental factors. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Utahns not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, poll finds

Utahns are not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage as they were before the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower-court ruling allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed, a new poll shows. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak

Ambassadors, both current and former, joined students and teachers from the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Infant suffers 13 fractures, police say

A 19-year-old man was arrested Sunday for investigation of felony child abuse after doctors found his infant son had 13 fractures. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Theater review: Grand Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors' makes for fun evening of entertainment

"Little Shop of Horrors" offers up a wonderful 90 minutes of frighteningly funny Halloween (or anytime, really) comedy. The plotline is a little thin, but the story is amusing and unusual, and the... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

16 hours ago

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Imaging technology helps find hidden geological hazards

An imaging technique called LIDAR helps geologists map areas denuded of trees, shrubs, grass and ever some lighter buildings. It can help detect hidden hazards that like landslides, faults and... Read more »

20 hours ago

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Utah Senate seeks public comment on judicial nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Angela Fonnesbeck, who recently was appointed to fill a judicial vacancy in the 1st District Juvenile Court. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Bail reduced, woman charged with dumping baby in the trash leaves jail

Bail was reduced Monday for a woman accused of giving birth in her parents' house and putting her newborn baby in a trash can two days later. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Judge sets November hearing for ex-A.G.s Mark Shurtleff, John Swallow

Lawyers for former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow made a point Monday in 3rd District Court by not standing together when the judge called their case. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Car traveling 100 mph crashes into parked semitrailer, police say

A man, 19, was seriously injured when the car he was driving at least 100 mph crashed into a parked semitrailer, according to police. Read more »

23 hours ago

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About Utah: For 95-year-old, the secret to doing nothing is doing something

About to turn 95, Ralph Moffat's still going strong, with no rocking chair in sight. Read more »

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Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative

About 100 Utahns held a vigil on the state Capitol steps Saturday night urging the Utah Legislature to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah Plan. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Sports help Special Olympic athletes gain confidence, skills

More than 800 Special Olympic athletes participated in the Fall Sports Classic at the University of Utah on Friday and Saturday. The event drew athletes ages 8 and older with various cognitive... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Photos: World record potentially set during annual pumpkin regatta

Charlie Clark paddled to victory and possibly set a world record for paddling a pumpkin 100 yards during the 4th Annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta, Saturday. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Photos: 'Choose to Cherish'

Members of the crowd hold "Choose to Cherish" signs during the Utah Grizzlies hockey game Friday at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Risque video shoots trigger investigations by National Guard, DPS

Both the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Utah National Guard have launched investigations after officers were identified in uniform in a risque calendar photo and video shoot. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Photos: Hall of Experiences provides fun during Girl Scout Convention

The public is invited to enjoy entertaining and education exhibits the Hall of Experiences this weekend during the Girl Scout Convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Housing recovery slowest since World War II, University of Utah report says

A new study from the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business found that the current housing cycle has shown the slowest recovery... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Program aims to raise awareness of children near cars in driveways

A decade ago, 10 Utah children were killed in one year when they were run over by cars or trucks close to home. The following year, Primary Children's Hospital launched a program that continues... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Utah jobless rate stays steady at 3.5 percent

September’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate registered 3.5 percent, virtually no change from the prior month. Utah’s current employment level registered at 1,349,700. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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West Jordan man dies after fall in Little Cottonwood Canyon

The body of a 19-year-old West Jordan man was found Friday morning after he apparently fell "in excess of 100 feet" while hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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