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October 1st, 2014
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Donations for family displaced by landslide top $300K

08/28/2014 7:00am
Donations toward building a new home for a family displaced by the North Salt Lake landslide were up to $337,100 on Wednesday. City officials continued working toward a remediation plan for the slide.

Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

08/28/2014 7:45am
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.

'Much work to do' after scathing audit, UTA chairman says

08/28/2014 8:24am
In the aftermath of a scathing audit that spotlighted UTA executives' high compensation, questionable development deals and concerns about rail maintenance costs, board Chairman Greg Hughes noted the agency has 'much work to do.'

Disease outbreaks prompt reminder for college students

08/28/2014 9:05am
College campuses across the country this year reported outbreaks of measles, mumps and meningitis. Doctors say as students return to campus, perhaps it's time for one last trip to the family doctor.

How to succeed at 'Tailgating 101'

08/28/2014 9:38am
There are a lot of misconceptions about tailgating, but we hope to shed light on the family and food-centric nature of this most American of pastimes. We'll also explore how Utah tailgaters put their own twists on the traditional experience.

Hikers urged to be prepared following late-night rescue

08/28/2014 9:47am
A search and rescue operation for an injured hiker took longer than it should have because the hiker was not as prepared as she should have been, police said.

'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

08/28/2014 10:01am
Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

Pikula follows in example's footsteps to starting role

08/28/2014 10:18am
BYU Buck linebacker Manoa Pikula aspired to be like his Bingham High hero Jordan Pendelton. Now, he's in position to start for the Cougars on a defense he feels has grown united.

3 states, plaintiffs want Supreme Court to hear Utah gay marriage case

08/28/2014 10:26am
Three states so far have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the legality of same-sex marriage, and the plaintiffs in each case who won in lower courts want the same thing.

Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

08/28/2014 10:26am
The postgame prayer, a rarely discussed ritual in the NFL, shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men.

One-third of Mexicans would migrate to U.S., survey finds

08/28/2014 10:35am
A new survey about preferences and trends in Mexico concludes that one out of every three Mexicans would migrate to the U.S. if given the opportunity.

Ask a Chef: Tasty game day recipes

08/28/2014 10:54am
Nothing says you're ready for football season like a planned tailgating party. This week Chef Johnny McAdams from Harmons gives you tips to set yourself apart as a top notch tailgater.

Doctors say school start times are unhealthy for students

08/28/2014 11:02am
If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

Hard work, honey of Utah teen beekeepers vanish

08/28/2014 11:18am
A pair of brothers who hope beekeeping will help pay for LDS missions and college degrees has had their $12,000 hives go missing. Prominent Utahns made a video to raise awareness about a crowdfunding campaign to help recover costs.

Man tries to rob store using scissors, police say

08/28/2014 11:36am
Police arrested a man after they say he held up a Salt Lake cashier at scissor point.

Video shows killer whale launch sea lion 20 feet in the air

08/28/2014 11:45am
A group of anglers in Alaska caught more than fish when they captured amazing footage of a sea lion being tossed in the air by a killer whale.

New photos show 2 galaxies colliding, baby star

08/28/2014 11:48am
The night sky is full of wonders too far away to be viewed by the naked eye, but NASA's telescopes continue to bring them closer.

Utah teen wins Pokemon world championship

08/28/2014 12:15pm
After competing in regional and national Pokemon tournaments, local teen Nikolai Zielinski recently took home the title of world champion.

Journal questions validity of new autism and vaccine study

08/28/2014 12:46pm
A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation, according to Translational Neurodegeneration. In an online statement, the scientific journal said the paper had been removed "because of serious concerns about the validity of its conclusions."

Have You Seen This? Luckiest prairie dog in the world

08/28/2014 1:15pm
A tubby prairie dog found out almost too late that it got too big for its britches. Luckily two eagle-eyed and compassionate motorists spotted it before it met its end.

Mitt Romney keeps 2016 talk alive with a 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

08/28/2014 1:44pm
Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Netflix adds 17 TV show seasons this fall

08/28/2014 2:04pm
Netflix is adding 17 new seasons worth of TV shows this fall to keep you busy, busy, busy.

9 fun activities to fill up your Labor Day weekend

08/28/2014 2:24pm
Whether you've got plans already or need something fun to do, these great activities can enhance your Labor Day weekend.

Rice bucket challenge gains popularity

08/28/2014 2:33pm
A spin off the ALS ice bucket challenge is known as the rice bucket challenge. It doesn't involve pouring anything over your head, but rather donating rice to someone in need.

Provo hopes to break record for largest scavenger hunt

08/28/2014 3:29pm
Provo City announced its plans to attempt to break the world record for the largest scavenger hunt.

Police seek man involved in voyeurism at Kohl’s

08/28/2014 4:32pm
Police are looking for a man after several women reported that he allegedly watched them change in the Kohl's dressing room.

Police chase U-Haul, find $10K in car parts inside

08/28/2014 5:58pm
Police recovered $10,000 in car parts after a high-speed chase that ended in a West Valley City neighborhood. Some of these parts were discovered to be stolen.

Man charged with aggravated murder in Ogden baby’s death

08/28/2014 6:00pm
A man arrested in connection with the death of a 14-month-old baby was charged Tuesday with aggravated murder.

5 recipes to enjoy at your kickoff football party

08/28/2014 6:59pm
The college football season starts today, and the NFL season starts Sept. 4. If you are like me, you equate the sport with good comfort foods.

Apparent lightning strike hits Duchesne County man's castle

08/28/2014 7:23pm
A Duchesne County house built to look like a medieval castle was damaged Monday by an apparent lightning strike.

23-year-old murder case solved with help of LEGO bricks

08/28/2014 7:25pm
More than 23 years after she was killed in her Holladay home, Lucille Johnson's brutal death has finally been solved, thanks in part to some LEGO bricks.

Financial accounts at risk after county fair security breach

08/28/2014 7:37pm
Hundreds of personal bank accounts are at risk after a security breach was discovered involving ticket sales for the Summit County Fair rodeo and demolition derby.

'Capitol 13' protest, plan to fight charges for disrupting Utah Legislature

08/28/2014 7:57pm
Gay rights activists locked arms on the Capitol steps Thursday demanding to be heard just as they did at a legislative committee meeting earlier this year that ended in their arrests.

Color-changing, flood-blocking mine project has homeowners concerned

08/28/2014 8:30pm
The familiar yellow-brown color of the Kennecott Copper Mine has been a staple on the southwestern edge of the Salt Lake Valley for years — but a color change is coming, mine officials say. But the project behind the change has some owners concerned

5 ways to protect yourself when you owe the IRS

08/28/2014 9:00pm
Do you owe the IRS money? You're not alone. Here are 5 ways to protect yourself.

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

08/28/2014 9:11pm
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find a treatment or vaccine.

Utah women at war: stories of service in WWII

08/28/2014 9:18pm
During World War II, 350,000 women served in the armed forces, including several from Utah. Three of these pioneering women served everywhere from 10,000 feet off the ground to the front lines in the Pacific.

Photos prompt new questions in case of baby found in trash can

08/28/2014 10:22pm
Club photos are prompting new questions about the woman who police say dumped her newborn daughter in a trash can near her home.

Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

08/28/2014 10:28pm
While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the "100 deadliest days" on Utah highways.

Geologists unravel mystery of new crater found in Circleville

08/28/2014 10:38pm
Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond. Earlier this week, Gary Dalton of Circleville discovered a mysterious crater that suddenly appeared under the water.

Missionary, faculty members testify to ID of so-called 'BYU groper'

08/28/2014 10:42pm
A man accused of groping at least 16 women at BYU appeared in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing. One of his alleged victims testified against him, saying she recognized him on campus surveillance video because of his short shorts.

Clay has 2 return TDs as Utah beats Idaho St 56-14

08/28/2014 10:44pm
Kaelin Clay had two returns for touchdowns and Devontae Booker rushed for two more scores to boost Utah past Idaho State 56-14 on Thursday evening.
 
   
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