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Elk hunter fights off grizzly bear attack in east Idaho

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:45am

An Idaho Falls archery hunter was hospitalized after an encounter with a grizzly bear Monday morning.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:32am

Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.

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Wills of millions of Americans now available online

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:16am

Ancestry.com is making available online for the first time tens of millions of wills and probate records from ordinary Americans to the nation's most famous citizens.

Girl battling cancer receives special message from workers outside window

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:01am

A pair of construction workers in Missouri took a break from welding to construct a special message for a little girl who'd been watching them every day from her window across the way.

Woman to be sentenced in alleged texting-while-driving death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:37am

A 52-year-old St. George woman accused of causing a fatal accident by texting and driving is set to be sentenced Wednesday.

NJ man digs up live cannonball in backyard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:19am

The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard.

Young at heart? Not most Americans, government report says

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 6:53am

Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number — and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.

Lehi High School softball coach recovering from lightning strike

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:58pm

Coach Carla Grow was critically injured in a lightning strike Sunday. Members of the Lehi High School team are now hoping to raise money to help with medical expenses.

EPA knew about spill potential at Colorado mine for year, Bishop, Chaffetz say

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:43pm

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic spill.

Copper thieves cause Salvation Army to lose freezer, $18K worth of food

Natalie Crofts and Mary Richards  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:42pm

Copper thieves are being blamed for the recent loss of a freezer that contained thousands of dollars worth of food at the Salvation Army in Ogden.

Wind-fueled wildfire causes evacuation in Cottonwood Heights

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:36pm

About 30 homes were evacuated and an additional 30 threatened by the wind-fueled Quail Hollow Fire near Wasatch Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights.

Canyonlands recognized internationally for stunning starscapes

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:22pm

Canyonlands National Park recently received the rare award of having one of the darkest skies in America.

Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:52pm

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city.

Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:32pm

So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold.

5 ways to prepare for an emergency

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:14pm

After another summer of wildfires and floods, September marks the annual National Preparedness Month.

Best way to keep infants from developing a peanut allergy? Give them peanuts, study says

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:25pm

Parents, be advised. The best way to keep your child from developing a peanut allergy is to — wait for it — give them peanuts.

Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:07pm

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday morning on the anniversary of his father's death.

LDS Church launches gritty addiction campaign to raise awareness

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:02pm

Addiction ruins lives and destroys families. During September, which is addiction recovery month, the Mormon Channel is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the LDS Church's Addiction Recovery Program and to encourage conversation.

BYU cornerback facing assault, riot charges

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:46pm

BYU starting cornerback Michael Davis has been charged with two misdemeanors in connection with a dispute at a local apartment complex.

Man found dead on street in Avenues; police investigating

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:34pm

Salt Lake City police were investigating whether the death of a man found in the middle of a street was drug-related.

Pope: Priests may absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent during Holy Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:14pm

Pope to let all priests in Holy Year absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent.

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