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It's time to get your flu shot

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:12am

Now is the time to get your flu shot -- and this vaccine is expected to be more effective than last season's.


Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings

Gosia Wozniacka and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:46am

The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.

Local father, son hunt to survive 28 days in Alaskan wilderness on TV show

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:33am

After surviving brain cancer, a Fairfield man and his son were selected to go on the reality show "Dropped: Project Be Alive" to survive 28 days in the Alaskan wilderness.

Orphaned baby possum warms hearts, snuggles toy kangaroo

Kerry Chan-Laddaran, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:31am

A baby brushtail possum found abandoned and dehydrated in a suburban neighborhood of Mosman, Australia is making a healthy recovery thanks to a veterinary nurse from Taronga Wildlife Hospital.

Lost horror novel back in print: a must-read for October

Teri Harman, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:07am

Stories get lost, forgotten, only to be found buried in the dusty shelves of used bookstores. But some books are too good not to resurrect. "The Elementals" by horror author Michael McDowell is back in print and the perfect October read.

Utah working through backlog of untested rape kits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:01am

Utah authorities are working their way through a backlog of untested rape kits, one year after police began submitting the evidence to crime labs amid public scrutiny.

El Faro disappearance: Who are the missing crew members?

Holly Yan and Dana Ford, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 8:47am

One is about to become a new father and was supposed to soon learn the gender of his expected twins.

Alleged drug dealer accused of sex with minor

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 8:14am

A West Valley City man was charged Tuesday with having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old girl to whom he allegedly sold drugs.

Healthcare providers voice opposition to tax during Medicaid expansion hearing

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 7:46am

A parade of health care providers opposed to a proposed new tax to pay for Medicaid expansion dominated the only public hearing scheduled on the plan from Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders.

Pediatricians to tweak 'outdated' screen time recommendations for kids

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 7:05am

There are plenty of I-know-this-is-probably-not-a-good-idea moments as a parent — those times when you let your child do something or eat something or play something that you think might not be the healthiest way to go.

The Triple Team: Three thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers preseason game 2

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 2:31am

Three thoughts on the Jazz's wild 117-114 win, including highlights and analysis on Utah's top performers.

Bountiful dog found beaten, possibly poisoned

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:00pm

A Bountiful and man found his dog beaten and struggling to walk in backyard of his home. The dog's injuries were so severe he had to be put down. Now, the owner is asking for help in finding who is responsible.

Convicted Davis County burglar arrested in yet another burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:36pm

A man with an extensive history of burglary-related arrests and convictions was arrested yet again over the weekend in Syracuse.

Ex-bus driver sentenced for sexually abusing 2 young girls with special needs

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:36pm

A Draper bus driver convicted of sexually abusing two special-needs girls under his care was sentenced Tuesday to 19 terms of 15 years to life in prison during an emotional hearing.

Police: Man arrested for kidnapping, sexually abusing woman with disabilities

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:41pm

Police arrested a Hurricane man Tuesday in the kidnapping and sexual abuse of a developmentally disabled woman.

Pet stores restricted to sale of shelter animals only, new SL County ordinance mandates

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:18pm

With an aim to discourage puppy mills, Salt Lake County on Tuesday became the first Utah municipality to pass an ordinance outlawing pet stores from selling dogs, cats or rabbits unless they come from animal shelters.

Current cyber threats and 10 ways to prevent an attack

Workers Compensation Fund  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:03pm

Learn what threats are out there and how to safeguard against them.

LDS Church announces leadership changes in Presidency of the Seventy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:56pm

The Mormon church is naming L. Whitney Clayton as the new president of a second-tier governing body called the Quorum of the Seventy.

'The Pink Series' race aims to raise awareness for breast cancer

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:33pm

On Oct 10, the biannual Pink Series will be holding an all women's running event to raise awareness for breast cancer, specifically survivors.

Sandy uses purple, PSA video contest to raise domestic violence awareness

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:12pm

Sandy officials, police and service providers encouraged awareness of domestic violence at a ceremony on Tuesday as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Innovative OCD and anxiety clinic brings hope

Sara Jarman, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:48pm

Those with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder often feel like they have nowhere to go for help ─ and for good reason, according to Paul Peterson, a Centerville licensed clinical social worker.

Dad, Dirty Dash creator captures family memories in scrapbooks

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:27pm

Single father of four, Matt Ward may look wild with his long dreadlocks and larger than life attitude, but this "dreadlock dad" has a softer side — a side that involves scrapbooking.


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