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Sunday Edition: Raising property taxes and mental health

08/11/2013 9:00am
We take a closer look at proposals to increase property taxes around the state, as well as a new agreement for Valley Mental Health. And, Doug Wright offers his opinion on the future for light rail as the Draper TRAX line nears completion.

Funeral held for Pa. boy who was parents' best man

08/11/2013 9:05am
In his short life, the 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died days after he served as best man at his parents' wedding touched the hearts of many people.

Snowden's father gets visa to visit son in Russia

08/11/2013 9:25am
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's father has secured documents to visit his son in Russia and plans to discuss how he could fight espionage charges, Lon Snowden and his attorney said Sunday.

Time magazine's deceptive fantasy of the child-free life

08/11/2013 9:48am
Our society seeks real solutions for its long-term economic woes and its decay in civic-mindedness. Few choices offer as much empirically grounded hope for those specific concerns as the decision of committed spouses to bring children into the world.

D.C. law firm to advise House committee during A.G. investigation

08/11/2013 10:00am
The Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld was selected Friday to work for the special Utah House committee investigating embattled Attorney General John Swallow.

Firefighters battling fires throughout Utah, Gov. calls in National Guard

08/11/2013 10:30am
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is sending the Utah National Guard to help fight wildfires burning in the northern part of the state, including a blaze that has charred about 17 square miles on the Utah-Idaho border.

Black bear breaks into Idaho kitchen

08/11/2013 10:43am
A black bear in search of a late-night snack broke into an Idaho house and licked leftover Chinese food from a cast iron pan on the stove.

6 killed by Indonesia volcano had refused to leave

08/11/2013 11:30am
The six people swept up and killed by hot lava from an erupting volcano in eastern Indonesia had refused to leave the area for safer ground when the mountain began rumbling last year, an official said Sunday, one day after the eruption.

'We'll have to start letting people out,' says official of full prisons, jails

08/11/2013 1:29pm
County officials from around the state told the prison relocation committee Thursday they're ready to provide more housing for state inmates at a lower cost than new prison beds.

Utahns set record, decrease pollution by driving 1.9M miles less

08/11/2013 2:04pm
Residents stepped up in July in their commitment to help clear the air, with nearly 8,500 Utahns who pledged to reduce driving to cut air pollution. The challenge set new records and saved nearly 1.9 million vehicle miles from being traveled.

Religious family survives being lost at sea

08/11/2013 2:07pm
A northern Arizona family has survived being lost at sea for weeks after an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion.

Commission talks shop on Utah's electric cars

08/11/2013 3:50pm
The Utah Public Service Commission met at the state Capitol on Wednesday to discuss options for increasing the use of alternative fuel vehicles, such as electric cars, to address Utah's poor air quality.

Deaths of wandering autistic kids prompt action

08/11/2013 4:18pm
The 3-year-old girl wandered away from her grandmother's home in Wareham, Mass., in mid-April. A frantic search began almost immediately, and within an hour little Alyvia Navarro was found unresponsive in a nearby pond. She was pronounced dead the next day.

Man found bloody in South Salt Lake street, police investigating

08/11/2013 5:34pm
Police are trying to piece together what happened to a man who was found lying bloody in a South Salt Lake street Sunday afternoon.

Can't name son 'Messiah,' Tenn. judge says

08/11/2013 6:44pm
A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy's name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and "that one person is Jesus Christ."

High-speed chase ends with crash in North Salt Lake

08/11/2013 6:46pm
A man driving a stolen vehicle let police on a high-speed chase Sunday, one that ended when he crashed the vehicle into cars at a car dealership Sunday morning.

Pregnancy: Men will never know what it feels like, and that's too bad

08/11/2013 7:33pm
Too often, women will complain about being pregnant and will say to their husband, "You'll never know how it feels." Although a true statement, I believe we need to put a positive spin on it. Pregnancy may have challenges, but the rewards are great.

Missouri Fair clown draws criticism for Obama mask

08/11/2013 7:35pm
A clown wearing a President Barack Obama mask appeared at a Missouri State Fair rodeo this weekend and the announcer asked the enthusiastic spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."

Teen, abductor stood out in Idaho wilderness

08/11/2013 9:35pm
Almost from the moment he laid eyes on 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her abductor, James Lee DiMaggio, former Idaho county sheriff Mark John was swept with the feeling that something just didn't seem right about the pair.

To avoid fines or charges, follow rules when traveling with firearms

08/11/2013 10:14pm
Security officers at Salt Lake International Airport have noticed a disturbing trend: the number of people caught with firearms in their carry-on luggage so far in 2013 is greater than all of the incidents in 2012.

Tabernacle Choir celebrates 85 years of 'Music and the Spoken Word'

08/11/2013 10:21pm
At 85 years old and still going strong, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sunday marked a milestone. The singers are beginning their 85th year of "Music and the Spoken Word". To help celebrate, they welcomed a couple of guest conductors who are no strangers to the group.