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Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals

Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, an LDS missionary serving in Oklahoma who was killed in August. Read more »

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The ghosts under our feet: 88 modern/historical photos show Salt Lake then and now

Since 1847, buildings in Salt Lake City have been built, demolished and replaced, cars and clothing have changed and streetcars have been replaced with TRAX. Read more »

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Photos: Elton John brings 'All The Hits' to Utah

Sir Elton John performed Friday night at the Maverik Center in West Valley City as part of his "All The Hits" tour. Read more »

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'To this day, I don't believe I did it': War memorials stir tender memories for Utah veterans

Seeing the World War II Memorial took Kay Smith back to harrowing experience in a Japanese rice paddy that he'd all but erased from his mind. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Mitt Romney to campaign for Mia Love in Utah

Mitt Romney will campaign in Utah next month for Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th District congressional seat now held by retiring Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah. Read more »

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Customers wait all night, get new iPhone 6

Customers who lined up on Thursday got first dibs on the new iPhone 6 Friday at the Apple retail store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. The store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Friday as the... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Taylorsville Senior Center to host grand reopening

Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services has announced the grand reopening of the Taylorsville Senior Center will be Friday, Sept. 26. Read more »

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University of Utah homecoming week kicks off

The University of Utah's annual weeklong homecoming celebration began with Redfest on Friday and culminates Sept. 27 with the football game against Pac-12 opponent Washington State University. Read more »

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Can Utah solve its surprising binge drinking problem?

When Rep. Jack Draxler, a host of Thursday's daylong Alcohol Policy Summit at the state Capitol, attended a similar gathering two years ago, he was stunned to hear statistics about binge drinking... Read more »

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Bystanders flip SUV to rescue teen from river

Bystanders flipped over an SUV that crashed into the Jordan River Thursday and rescued the teenage driver. Read more »

yesterday

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Cancer treatment for dogs could one day save humans

It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed, and what's saving their lives could save human lives as well. Read more »

yesterday

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Watch out for Utah Highway Patrol 'slow-down' maneuvers

The Utah Highway Patrol wants drivers to know what to do when they see patrol cars swerving across all lanes of traffic with their lights and sirens on. Read more »

yesterday

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Supporters for traditional marriage focus on children

Supporters of traditional marriage returned to deck the Utah State Capitol in pink and blue Thursday night, a week before the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear Utah's appeal on behalf of... Read more »

yesterday

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Chronic absence a 'huge contributor' to academic setbacks, officials say

Chronic absence affects 12 percent of Utah students and as much as one-third of students in rural schools. While widespread solutions are available, reaching out to students individually remains... Read more »

yesterday

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Astronomers find massive black hole in tiny galaxy

A University of Utah astronomer and his colleagues made an amazing discovery that could change how scientists study the universe. Read more »

yesterday

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U.S. approaching 'sudden' phase of bankruptcy, George Will tells Utah audience

Between costly entitlement programs and mortgaging their cost to future generations, the nation is approaching the 'sudden' trajectory of bankruptcy, Washington Post columnist George F. Will told a... Read more »

yesterday

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Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish nominated for federal judgeship

Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish has been nominated for a federal district judgeship by President Barack Obama. Read more »

yesterday

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Riverton Hospital expansion aims to meet growing demand

Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community. Read more »

yesterday

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Labor commissioner appoints new Utah OSHA director

Chris Hill has been announced as the new Utah director of OSHA. Read more »

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U. humanities dean to lead National Humanities Council

Robert D. Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities and professor of English, has been appointed president and director of the National Humanities Center. Read more »

yesterday

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Memorial dedicated to community activist Sherri Jepson Winder

Dozens of administrators and students joined with members of the West Valley community to honor the distinguished efforts of the late Sherri Jepson Winder with a permanent memorial at Granger High... Read more »

yesterday

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Shurtleff wants more specifics from accusers, says charges leave him guessing

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says the criminal charges against him are so vague that's he's left to guess which days he is accused of committing certain crimes. Read more »

yesterday

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U.S. House passes bill reauthorizing emergency services for kids program

A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Jim... Read more »

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Bus ads bringing thousands of dollars in revenue

The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »

yesterday

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