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Learn to quit taking things personally

06/10/2013 6:15am
This week in LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains what it means to "not take things personally." She teaches readers how to become bulletproof and not bothered by what other people do or say.

ZIP codes causing problems, West Valley mayor says

06/10/2013 7:43am
When can ZIP codes become a big headache? Officials in West Valley City say they've been trying to get the U.S. Post Office to properly recognize their city for a long time, without any luck.

6 stories you missed this weekend

06/10/2013 7:50am
We've put together a few of the bigger local stories from the weekend that you may have missed. Click the headlines to read the full story.

Global 'Stop Hunger' movement is coming to Utah

06/10/2013 8:02am
The North Carolina-based Stop Hunger Now is working with local businesses, churches and community groups to launch its first meal packing event fall 2013.

Duplex fire started in attic, firefighters say

06/10/2013 8:15am
A fire in South Jordan burned one home and damaged an adjoining duplex.

Ask a cop: Are security systems worth the money?

06/10/2013 10:42am
Have you ever wanted to ask a cop a question but were either intimidated or had warrants? Well now is your chance to ask a question through the safety of the Internet. This week, Officer Anonymous covers security systems and burglary prevention.

Historic number of Mormon missionaries preparing to serve

06/10/2013 11:15am
The Mormon church is preparing to blanket the globe with more missionaries than ever as a surge of young men and women pack their white shirts, ties and knee-length skirts.

Quirks in 'Utah accent' apparent in new study

06/10/2013 11:51am
A new study highlights the differences between dialects throughout the United States, and offers insight into Utah's own unique accent.

Simpsons 'characters' introduce Dodgers; Unveiling the ref cam

06/10/2013 12:47pm
Hank Azaria introduced the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup Sunday, the WNBA debuted a new ref cam, and LeBron James completely owned the Spurs Sunday night — just ask Tiago Splitter.

Opinion: Why I oppose the 'Gang of 8' immigration bill

06/10/2013 1:32pm
Our current immigration system doesn't serve America's economic or social interests and undermines respect for the rule of law. Fundamental reform is badly needed and long overdue. That is why I support immigration reform, and why I initially joined a bipartisan group of senators to try and find common ground on the issue.

Which actor played your favorite superhero best?

06/10/2013 2:02pm
With "Man of Steel" opening this week we take a look at the iconic superheroes on film and what actors played them best. In addition to Superman we have Batman, Spider-Man and the Hulk.

Utah dad uses marathons to battle brain cancer

06/10/2013 4:42pm
Dean Bullock is a father, grandfather, marathoner and Ironman. He uses his family and his races to battle brain cancer.

Man jumps to his death from roof of downtown library

06/10/2013 5:44pm
The Salt Lake City Main Library was closed Monday afternoon after a man killed himself by jumping from the roof.

Man dead after driving off embankment near Salina

06/10/2013 5:55pm
An Iowa man is dead after driving off a steep embankment on I-70 near Salina.

Wesley Bell Ringers celebrate 50th anniversary with free concert

06/10/2013 6:20pm
The Wesley Bell Ringers of Christ United Methodist Church have performed for thousands of people along the Wasatch Front and throughout the country, and now the group is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

'He's a special kid,' says mother of Pineview drowning victim

06/10/2013 6:45pm
The mother of Tommy Laliemthavixay, who died in an apparent drowning at Pineview Reservoir Sunday, said her son had many close friends and was a "happy kid" who will be missed.

Why aren't there more NSA whistle-blowers? Former gov't contractor explains

06/10/2013 6:49pm
The man who ratted out the National Security Administration on its data-collecting programs last week is about as far away as he can get from U.S. authorities. His story is a rare one, and a Utah County government contractor explains why.

Experts give 4 ways fathers can impact their children's lives

06/10/2013 6:52pm
In honor of Father's Day on Sunday, fathers throughout the state are being recognized, and experts give several reasons why fathers are so significant in their children's lives.

Men rob 2 credit unions by using truck to rip door off ATM

06/10/2013 7:01pm
Police are searching for two men who robbed two ATM's in Lehi and Orem Monday morning.

Utah business leaders demand immigration reform in newspaper ad

06/10/2013 7:02pm
Business leaders took an unusual step of taking out a full-page ad in Sunday's paper to push lawmakers to support and pass some kind of immigration reform.

Provo couple plans to live first 3 months of marriage on bitcoins

06/10/2013 7:15pm
Can a soon-to-be married couple live their first 90 days of wedded bliss using virtual currency? That's what Austin Craig and Beccy Bingham want to find out.

Taysom Hill responds to rumors of new injury

06/10/2013 7:16pm
BYU QB Taysom Hill says any rumors that he has re-injured his surgically repaired knee or suffered a new injury during the offseason are just that: rumors.

Calling Utah best-managed state is 'misleading,' economist says

06/10/2013 8:12pm
A renowned business and economic analyst is warning leaders against believing all the media "hype" about Utah's fiscal management.

Living with IBS

06/10/2013 8:49pm
Irritable bowel syndrome affects 25 to 55 million people in the United States, the majority of whom are women. Symptoms of the disorder can make life difficult for its victims, but there are several effective treatments available.

5 Utah Democrats urge Legislature investigate Swallow allegations

06/10/2013 9:15pm
Democratic lawmakers want the Utah Legislature to investigate allegations swirling around embattled Attorney General John Swallow.

Syracuse girl critically injured after dresser, TV fall on her

06/10/2013 9:25pm
A 3-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after being crushed by a dresser and a television.

Paleontologists trying to move 5-ton herd of fossilized dinosaurs

06/10/2013 10:28pm
Utah paleontologists are looking for one enormous helicopter to lift a herd of dinosaurs. The Utahraptors are fossilized on a steep slope, just below a cliff near Moab. The herd is protected by a jacket of plaster and burlap.

U. research giving hope of better treatment for patients with Down syndrome

06/10/2013 10:58pm
New research coming out of the University of Utah could potentially change the treatments for people with Down syndrome. The study from a team of neuroscientists used functional MRI to study how a brain with the disorder functions.

Salt Lake City hits 100 for the first time this year

06/10/2013 11:07pm
Temperatures in Salt Lake City hit the 100 degree mark, tying the record set on the same date in 1918.

High temperatures claim Las Vegas Boy Scout leader during hike

06/10/2013 11:10pm
An ill-fated scouting trip left one man dead, another severely ill and four Boy Scouts stranded Saturday after being overcome by extreme temperatures at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Dept. of Agriculture wages war on noxious weeds

06/10/2013 11:11pm
The state of Utah is spending more than $1 million to take on weeds. It's part of a project that's supposed to reduce wildfire fuels and protect Utah shorelines.

Father and son found dead in apparent murder-suicide

06/10/2013 11:15pm
Officers found a man and his 2-year-old son dead in a reported murder-suicide at a Spanish Fork residence Sunday.