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Consumer attitudes rising after election

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:04pm

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed 3 points to 114.7 in November. An overall index of 110 or greater indicates an especially robust economy, said Zions Bank economic adviser Randy Shumway.

Charges say man wouldn't let girlfriend leave Magna home for a week

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 8:02pm

A Magna man has been charged with kidnapping after police say he kept his girlfriend against her will in their home for about a week.

Plans unveil new details of six-building Trolley Square project

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:31pm

More details of a major, six-building development on the block directly south of historic Trolley Square mall have been submitted, as the proposal inches forward after more than 11 months of review.

Utah's manufacturing sector among nation's strongest

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:00pm

A recent agreement involving the nation's soon-to-be president and vice president has highlighted a sector of the national economy that has suffered for years: manufacturing. In Utah, the manufacturing industry is one of the key growth sectors.

Home remodel gives BYU radio host new hope to fight terminal cancer diagnosis

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 6:25pm

Friends and neighbors welcomed Kim Power Stilson, who has terminal cancer, back to her home on Saturday after she spent several months spent living someplace else that wasn't wheelchair accessible.

Woman charged with kidnapping in alleged ambush that police say led to man's death

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:45pm

Prosecutors have filed a kidnapping charge against a Salt Lake woman in connection with a missing man who police believe was murdered.

'Save the Hollows': 600 sign petition to stop Draper development

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:00pm

About 600 people have signed a petition calling on Draper leaders to prevent the sale of about 150 acres in the East Hollows area of the Suncrest neighborhood, near the Alpine border.

1 in 7 Utahns speaks another language, report says

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 2:51pm

The Utah Department of Health reports 1 in 7 Utahns older than 5 speaks a language other than English in their homes. With growing diversity comes an increase in disparity, as certain populations may have trouble accessing health care.

Utah company debuts all-electric big rig prototype

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 12:37pm

The Nikola One full-size semitrailer uses a fully electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries with energy supplied by a hydrogen fuel cell that gives the truck an estimated range of 800 to 1,200 miles.

Bishop to meet with Trump transition team to discuss overturning monument decisions

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 11:06am

Rep. Rob Bishop is meeting Monday with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team to discuss public lands issues. Bishop believes Trump can overturn past controversial designations, including the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Bear River wildlife refuge showcased in film for its 'urban' connections

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:37am

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is one of 14 priority "urban" wildlife refuges identified by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. As such, it is being featured in a new film that celebrates its vast expanse of marshes and plentiful migratory birds.

Utah mosque invites people to 'Meet The Muslims'

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:33am

The imam of a Utah mosque says controversial statements made by Donald Trump have brought on a sudden interest in Islam.

4 local places to get cookies for National Cookie Day

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:19am

Sunday is National Cookie Day, and although it seems like there is a national day for everything, cookies are definitely worth celebrating, in my humble opinion.

Candy Cane Corner opens with the help of Salt Lake City's RDA

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:54am

Candy Cane Corner opened Friday for the 20th year at the Utah PaperBox building at 340 W. 200 South. The holiday store provides gifts to children, youths and families who are clients of YWCA Utah, Volunteers of America-Utah and Road Home.

Police: Multiple robbers invade home through unlocked door in WVC

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:06pm

West Valley City Police officers were looking for several people involved in a home invasion robbery on Friday.

Ogden woman charged with stealing from preschool program for kids with autism

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:36pm

The "parent president" of the Northern Utah Autism Program is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization, according to an ongoing criminal case in 2nd District Court.

Josh Romney will 'strongly support' Sen. Hatch re-election, still eying own bid for governor

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:06pm

Josh Romney, son of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said Friday he will "strongly support" Sen. Orrin Hatch if the Utah Republican runs for re-election in 2018.

Warm Nov. leaves the month an 'average' performer on precipitation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:36pm

A mild and warm November delivered a ho-hum result when it comes to water supply in much of the state, with slightly above average numbers in southern Utah and sightly below numbers in the north. Forecasters are hopeful December performs better.

Payson mom gives birth to twins — 11 days apart

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:04pm

Lizzy Baird's twins were born 11 days apart. The "extremely rare" event is called a delayed interval delivery, or asynchronous delivery of twins.

St. George man found guilty in 2008 baby death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:26pm

A St. George man has been found guilty for his role in the 2008 death of a baby he was watching.