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Utah lawmakers consider education bills, including teacher raises

Utah legislators this week examined multiple bills that would impact education in the state. They also approved a proposal to name a section of 1-15 after late Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart.

Syracuse residents on edge after reports of 4 attempted child abductions

Parents are taking extra safety measures after hearing reports that men tried to get children into their cars in a Syracuse neighborhood.

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts; company says it will phase them out by 2018

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts.

Senate panel passes anti-discrimination, religious rights bill

A Senate committee unanimously endorsed a compromise bill Thursday intended to protect religious freedom and LBGT Utahns from discrimination in housing and employment.

Will you be alive in 10 years? Fitness test could predict future

A formula based on a treadmill fitness test can calculate a person's risk of dying in 10 years, according to a new study from cardiologists at Johns Hopkins.

Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.

'Fight goes on' for Healthy Utah, Gov. Gary Herbert says

Gov. Gary Herbert pledged Thursday that "the fight goes on" for his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion in the final days of the 2015 Legislature.

Paralyzed teen buys his own exoskeleton

Fifteen-year-old Kollin Galland of Provo is now walking with the help of a metal framework exoskeleton. In fact, he's the youngest in the world to buy the device and take it home.

Harrison Ford 'battered, but ok' after small-plane crash, son says

Actor Harrison Ford was injured but is OK after crash-landing a small plane on a golf course in California on Thursday, his son tweeted.

WSU's master of health administration ranked most affordable in U.S.

Weber State University's master of health administration program was recently recognized as being the most affordable program in the U.S., according to a survey by Top Master's in Healthcare Administration.

Uintah County man accused of killing 6-month-old son

A Uintah County man has been booked into jail for investigation of murder in the August death of his 6-month-old son. Doctors told investigators the baby suffered "non-accidental abuse" that caused fatal brain injuries.

Mom's drug use contributed to infant's near-drowning, police say

Police have arrested a woman after they say her alleged drug use contributed to the near drowning of an 11-month-old baby.

Mom of slain Riverton girl says teen suspect should be tried as adult

The certification hearing to determine whether a boy who was 14 when he allegedly murdered his girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River continued Thursday.

La Verkin man gets jail in tree branch killing

A southern Utah man accused of fatally beating an acquaintance with a tree branch has been sentenced to two years in jail.

Injured golden eagle rescued by deputy

A Summit County Sheriff's Deputy is being credited with saving an injured golden eagle Thursday afternoon.

Utah’s Golden Spike Ceremony could become new Lego model

A love of history and railroads drove a Florida man to create a Lego model of Utah's historic Golden Spike Ceremony, and he hopes he can get enough votes for it to become a distributed set.

Tanker carrying diesel rolls over, shuts highway down

Part of State Route 162 shut down Thursday afternoon when a fuel tanker truck hauling diesel rolled over.

Aggie senior Harris ending anonymous career grateful for one more shot

As the only senior on the Aggies' active roster, Sean Harris will naturally be in the spotlight. But don't expect the event to be renamed "Sean Harris Night." And that's just fine with the 6-foot-7, 230-pound forward from Rocklin, Califo

Historical movie robots we like better than Chappie

While "Chappie" falls way short of worthwhile entertainment, we look back on five movie robots Hollywood got right.

4 parent stars 'reared' 1 massive planet, NASA says

Our planet only has one star to give it light, but others have many more.

Tips for decontaminating boats from quagga mussels

In an effort to avoid spreading the suspected quagga mussels in Deer Creek State Park, Utah State Park officials closed the Charleston Bay boat ramp Wednesday and offered decontamination tips.

Michael Brown's family to file civil lawsuit 'shortly,' attorney says

The family of Michael Brown, the teen killed last year by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, will file a civil wrongful death lawsuit in the case "very shortly," attorney Anthony Gray said Thursday.

Man who jumped off freeway after crash was likely impaired, police say

Police said they believe the man who crashed his car into a freeway barrier Wednesday was impaired.

Justices: Same-day audio for April 28 gay marriage cases

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.

Cancer survivor helps other patients in national fundraising campaign

Johnny Maack was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Now, two years cancer free, he is helping other cancer patients by raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, to help further blood cancer research, in a 10-week campaign that began March 3.

6 dollar saving deals for man's best friend

Six deals that will make you want to pamper your dog.

Quiz: How well do you know Utah gun laws?

Gun rights in the state of Utah is a highly talked about subject, particularly at the start of each legislative session. The following is a simple quiz to see how well you know some of the state laws pertaining to firearms.

SWAT standoff ends with man found dead inside home

A police standoff at a home in Sandy ended Thursday morning when SWAT entered the home and found a man about 37 years old dead inside.