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Utah lawmaker: Military pensions should be tax-exempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:51pm

Utah is one of 16 states that don't offer income tax exemptions for retired military members, but one state lawmaker is working to change that.

Police seek to ID men who stole AC units from bank

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:45pm

Police asked for help Wednesday to identify two men who were caught on camera loading outdoor air conditioning units from a bank into a trailer.

Poll: 40% of Utahns predict Utah will have best college football season

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:16pm

Good news for University of Utah fans: A new poll reveals Utahns pick the Utes to have the best college football season in the state.

Otter Creek State Park offers year-round fishing, ATV riding

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:59am

Otter Creek State Park offers excellent fishing, camping and is a great access point to thousands of miles of ATV trails.

Utah Inventions: Fry sauce, a beloved local condiment

Ryan D. Curtis, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:45am

There are a number of things people associate with the state of Utah, among them fry sauce. Who do we have to thank for this topping that has become so ubiquitous in Utah culture? Local entrepreneur Don Carlos Edwards.

The predictions are in for BYU, Utah, USU

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:48am

Combining all three schedules, the 2015 season might be the toughest and most challenging ever for BYU, Utah and Utah State. The talent is there for all three teams to have big years, but the opposition is strong enough to make success difficult.

How to get the best deal on your iPhone trade-in

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:17am

The new iPhone is just around the corner, and it's time to get serious about trading in your old smartphone.

FDA warns distributors of pure powdered caffeine

Ed Payne and Debra Goldschmidt, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:07am

The Food and Drug Administration has put five distributors of pure powdered caffeine on notice that their products are potentially dangerous.

Back-to-school reads for mom and dad

Teri Harman, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 9:05am

The kids are back in school, learning new things every day. It's the perfect time for mom and dad to expand their minds too. These fascinating nonfiction reads will teach you something new and have you turning pages as fast as you can.

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.

Wills of millions of Americans now available online

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

Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:41pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Victims killed in school bus, truck accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:36pm

Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon when truck and a school bus collided, officials said.


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