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Proposed federal fracking rule leaves residents unhappy

08/24/2013 9:15am
The oil and gas industry, conservation groups and even Utah's top politicians are all in agreement: The Bureau of Land Management's proposed rule regulating hydraulic fracturing leaves little to be desired. The groups oppose it for varying reasons.

School district works to fix bus stop near registered sex offenders

08/24/2013 9:42am
Alpine School District was caught off-guard when they learned one of their bus stops was next to two registered sex offenders.

Nissan Pathfinder: It's time to grow up

08/24/2013 10:36am
The Nissan Pathfinder is no longer built on a truck, but maybe it's time Americans stopped trying to look like they're hauling their 2.5 kids to an off-road adventure anyway.

Snowden suspected of bypassing electronic logs

08/24/2013 11:19am
The U.S. government's efforts to determine which highly classified materials leaker Edward Snowden took from the National Security Agency have been frustrated by Snowden's sophisticated efforts to cover his digital trail by deleting or bypassing electronic logs, government officials told The Associated Press. Such logs would have showed what information Snowden viewed or downloaded.

'Hyperloop' travel idea gains fans if not backers

08/24/2013 11:51am
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk urged the public to polish sketch plans he released last week for a "Hyperloop" that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through elevated tubes connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Utah students' ACT scores rank highest in nation

08/24/2013 12:17pm
Utah's high school students earned the highest ACT scores in the nation in 2013 when compared with states where all students take the test, according to figures released Wednesday by the State Office of Education.

Sides agree to drop Paula Deen discrimination suit

08/24/2013 3:29pm
Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past.

Popular Pa. teacher vanishes in Calif. wilderness

08/24/2013 3:41pm
When the fall term begins at Nazareth Area High School on Monday, one teacher will be conspicuous by his absence.

Age is no excuse for 91-year-old man returning to 5th grade

08/24/2013 3:51pm
They say it's never too late to go back to school. And while thousands of children around Kern County are ringing in a new school year, so is a 91-year-old Bakersfield man.

Accused drug dealer killed in Friday crash

08/24/2013 4:17pm
The driver killed in a crash Friday that also injured a female passenger was at one time facing charges based on an investigation from the West Valley Police Department's embattled Neighborhood Narcotics Unit. But his case was dismissed in April.

Crews contain wildfire near Juniper Point in Herriman

08/24/2013 5:04pm
A fire in Herriman that forced the closure of the Black Ridge Reservoir was contained within a couple hours of it starting Saturday, though the park remained closed.

'Miracle' baby fights severe congenital disorder

08/24/2013 5:34pm
Jessica and Josh Swainston were excited to find out they were pregnant with their third child. At their first prenatal appointment, however, the doctors told them the baby was not doing well and Jessica would most likely miscarry. By 12 weeks, though, the doctors were surprised to see the baby had grown.

68 dogs found after fire reported at NYC home

08/24/2013 6:15pm
Sixty-eight dogs have been rescued from a blaze in a New York City home.

Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'

08/24/2013 6:36pm
Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King's famous speech and pledging that his dream includes equality for gays, Latinos, the poor and the disabled.

Beam that could be part of 1679 shipwreck gets CT scan

08/24/2013 6:59pm
Technicians at a northern Michigan hospital used a CT scan machine Saturday to take X-rays of a wooden beam that could be part of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the French explorer La Salle that has been missing for more than three centuries.

Body of missing man found, recovered in Willard Bay

08/24/2013 8:48pm
Searchers have recovered the body of 32-year-old Brigham Bradley who disappeared during a personal watercraft outing Friday afternoon.

Cedar City man arrested after alleged sexual abuse

08/24/2013 8:59pm
Six days after an alleged assault on a woman on high school grounds, a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Yosemite takes steps to protect sequoias from fire

08/24/2013 9:40pm
Officials are clearing brush and setting sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias as a week-old wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park.

Calif. service for Hannah Anderson's mom, brother

08/24/2013 9:44pm
Calling their deaths "an abomination," a priest memorialized a California mother and young son killed by a family friend who also abducted the woman's 16-year-old daughter.

Family of teen found Friday expresses thanks

08/24/2013 9:55pm
The parents of 16-year-old Indica Huddleston, who was missing for nearly a week, said they are glad their daughter is home and the ordeal is over.

Local pastor recalls MLK speech, march on Washington

08/24/2013 10:46pm
A Utah minister participated in the original civil rights march in Washington 50 years ago, and said he is surprised at the disparity that still exists in America.

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