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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 »

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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 »

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'Inseparable' Clinton brothers killed in plane crash on way to tournament

Two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were killed in a plane crash near the Virgin River Gorge Sunday night. Friends gathered Monday to mourn,... Read more »

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Lightning sparks fires across Utah, evacuates Tooele homes

Lightning sparked a number of fires across Utah on Monday, including a blaze near Tooele that evacuated homes. Read more »

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Attorney for mom charged with killing 6 babies asks for time to work with experts

A woman accused of killing six infants and hiding them in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home will wait until at least October before deciding whether she wants a hearing on the evidence against her. Read more »

14 hours ago

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California man drove to Vernal for sex with '12-year-old,' police say

A California man drove nearly 800 miles to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to Vernal police. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective assigned to the Utah Internet Crimes Against... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Company plans to hire up to 1,000 new employees in Salt Lake City

CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Cause of fire that destroyed Myton landmark 'undetermined,' investigators say

State and local investigators were unable to determine Monday what caused a fire that gutted Ross Brothers Feed & Seed, an iconic building that had stood on the corner of Center and Main streets in... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Judge to hear motion to dismiss lawsuit filed against Tribune, Deseret News

A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to throw out a lawsuit filed against the Deseret News and the owners of the Salt Lake Tribune by a group critical of the papers' joint operating... Read more »

18 hours ago

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New solar energy project at Utah Olympic Oval will save $$$

A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Shooting by agents at North Logan hospital was justified, county attorney says

Two officers from Adult Probation and Parole who shot an armed man in the emergency room of Cache Valley Hospital, have been cleared by the Cache County Attorney's Office. Read more »

19 hours ago

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About Utah: Q&A with former Kearns, Cottonwood principal Reed Wahlquist

In an 11-year stretch as principal at Kearns High School and then Cottonwood High School, Reed Wahlquist cut a memorable swath. Read more »

19 hours ago

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'Horse' exhibit debuts at Natural History Museum of Utah

The Natural History Museum of Utah is presenting the exhibit "The Horse," which tells the story of how humans have shaped the horse and how the horse, in turn, has shaped humans. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Farmers in 5 Utah counties qualify for drought assistance

Wasatch County farmers are eligible for disaster assistance as the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the county as a primary natural disaster area due to recent drought. Read more »

20 hours ago

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A photographic look at how Days of '47 floats have changed (or not) from 1897 to 2013

The streets of Salt Lake City are days away from being filled with horses, motorcycles, clowns and — most noticeably — fantastical floats created out of wood, foam and sparkles (among... Read more »

21 hours ago

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U. researchers use fecal transplants to help rats eat toxic plants

Researchers at the University of Utah studied the effect that fecal transplants had on woodrats who had lost the ability to eat toxic creosote bushes. Read more »

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Splashing through the city: Giant slip and slide spans Salt Lake City's Main Street

People slide down a giant water slide during Slide the City on Main Street in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The all-day event featured a 1,000-foot-long slip and slide with a pool at... Read more »

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Sunday fire destroys Myton landmark

A fast-moving fire destroyed Ross Brothers Feed and Seed, a family-owned business whose iconic buildings have been a landmark in Myton for at least 70 years. Read more »

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Plane crashes in Virgin River Gorge, 2 dead

A small plane crashed Sunday night in the Virgin River Gorge near the Utah-Arizona border, killing two people. Read more »

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Teen drivers hike Utah car insurance 89 percent, report says

Car insurance costs 89 percent more after Utah couples add a teen driver to their policy, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. That’s tied for the 15th-highest increase in the country. Read more »

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Ogden wildfire burns 50 acres, still going

A wildfire that forced the evacuation of 10 to 20 homes had burned an estimated 50 acres by Sunday afternoon. But fire officials said the blaze was burning in steep, rocky terrain, and the... Read more »

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Partygoer injured in Salt Lake City drive-by shooting

Police continued looking for suspects Sunday in a drive-by shooting that left one man in stable condition with three gunshot wounds. Read more »

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New solar panels are symbol of the resurrection of life on earth

For one small Episcopal church, new solar panels mean a big difference in its carbon footprint, the community and the congregation's devotion to God. Read more »

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'Deseret News National Edition': Gray gambling, PG-13 rating and teaching preachers

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This week's "Deseret News National Edition" focuses on seniors gambling, the PG-13 rating and teaching preachers. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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South Jordan councilman wants school district split on ballot, no matter what mayors say

City leaders in South Jordan and West Jordan have until Aug. 5 to decide whether to ask voters if their cities should split from the Jordan School District. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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