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Concussions cut short Skyline football player's career

09/24/2013 7:07am
Getting their "bell rung" doesn't begin to describe the devastating effects concussions can have on young athletes. Skyline High senior Jack Larsen suffered three concussions in six months, and now his football career has been cut short.

GOP looks for long-term solution with later primary date

09/24/2013 7:26am
Political parties no longer face having to hold their 2014 state conventions on the day before Easter thanks to a temporary legislative fix, but Republicans still support moving the primary election date in future years.

Study looks at layoff's effect on remaining workers

09/24/2013 7:49am
New research might be pretty frightening for workers. It shows that layoffs may be a powerful motivator for employees who are left behind.

Midwife charged with homicide to enter plea

09/24/2013 8:23am
Court records show an unlicensed midwife charged with negligent homicide in the 2012 death of a newborn in Moab is set to accept a plea deal.

Kennecott to defend mining in court challenge

09/24/2013 8:44am
For years, Kennecott has been violating clean-air regulations by digging for more ore than allowed under a federal agreement and kicking up dust, clean-air groups planned to argue Tuesday in federal court.

Midday naps help preschoolers learn, study says

09/24/2013 9:23am
Any parent knows that a daytime nap can help keep preschoolers from getting cranky. Now a small study suggests that it helps them learn, too.

Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

09/24/2013 9:56am
Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.

How to earn $18,000 without leaving bed

09/24/2013 10:32am
NASA is looking for volunteers to spend 70 straight days in bed as part of a new study. And they'll pay each participant $18,000 for the inconvenience.

Thieves take 1 Honda Civic, leave behind another

09/24/2013 11:36am
A car thief in Utah stole one Honda Civic this weekend and left behind an older version of the same car in its place, authorities said.

At UN, Obama welcomes signs of Iranian moderation

09/24/2013 11:58am
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government's pursuit of a "more moderate course," saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran's nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signaled a willingness to directly engage Iran's leaders, tasking Secretary of State John Kerry with pursuing that diplomacy with Tehran.

Toddler burned after mom's e-cig explodes in car

09/24/2013 12:32pm
A little boy is recovering after his mom's e-cigarette exploded in the car. Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging for the regulation of e-cigs like normal cigarettes.

Lousy start won't deter BYU

09/24/2013 12:47pm
BYU is off to another 1-2 start with the offense that continues to sputter, but coach Bronco Mendenhall isn't interested in making changes. The Cougars have been here before, and Mendenhall believes they will flourish again.

Weber County fire captain arrested for alleged 2nd DUI

09/24/2013 1:42pm
A captain with the Weber Fire District is on paid leave pending the outcome of a DUI investigation.

BrewHaHa bar denied liquor license for limited parking spaces

09/24/2013 2:01pm
The state alcohol commission denied the controversial BrewHaHa Bar and Grill a liquor license Tuesday.

2 hurt in NY when deer jumps through minivan

09/24/2013 2:35pm
A family was on a drive and enjoying the fall foliage when a six-point buck flew through one side of their minivan and out the other, leaving them showered with glass and wondering what just happened, a member of the family said Tuesday.

Why just about everybody unwittingly works for free

09/24/2013 2:37pm
People may think of themselves as sometimes producers and sometimes as consumers, but the growing trend of "prosumption" is leading people to work for free while they think they are consuming.

Mom faces 95 charges in alleged child cancer hoax

09/24/2013 2:48pm
A mother from the southern Nevada town of Mesquite is charged with 95 misdemeanors after police said she falsely claimed her 7-year- old son had cancer and she tried to profit from the scheme.

Pakistan quake kills 39 as houses collapse

09/24/2013 2:50pm
Thousands of Pakistanis ran into the streets praying for their lives Tuesday as a powerful earthquake rocked a remote area in the southwest, killing at least 39 people and possibly creating a small island off the coast.

They're back: first pics of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

09/24/2013 3:04pm
It's been 20 years, but Harry and Lloyd are back and Twitter has the pictures to prove it.

Judges weigh religious exemption for health law

09/24/2013 3:37pm
A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate in the health care law because of the owners' religious views.

Experts: Girl in adoption dispute needs stability

09/24/2013 4:59pm
Veronica's entire 4-year-old life has been lived at the center of a protracted custody dispute between her biological Native American father and a couple in South Carolina chosen as adoptive parents by her mother.

BYU fans throwing objects at referees could face charges, police say

09/24/2013 6:12pm
The BYU fans caught on tape hurling garbage at referees following Saturday's rivalry game against Utah could face charges, police said Tuesday.

Search for missing Utah man ends in South Carolina

09/24/2013 7:03pm
The remains of a body found in South Carolina three years ago were positively identified this week as a Lehi man who went missing in 2010.

Details emerge about man who planned mass shooting in SLC

09/24/2013 7:06pm
The man prosecutors say planned to carry out a mass shooting in Salt Lake City has a minor criminal history, and his last known address was a transitional home for people with mental health issues.

LDS Church to broadcast priesthood session on TV and online

09/24/2013 7:07pm
For the first time in its history, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will broadcast the priesthood session of its general conference live on television and online.

Ogden Valley family domesticates goose with diapers, love

09/24/2013 7:50pm
Inside the Westcott family's Ogden Valley home, Gladys the goose can often be seen taking a little beak-bath from a water tray. She's more comfortable indoors around humans than she is around other geese.

City Council passes carriage horse debate to mayor's office

09/24/2013 8:15pm
The Salt Lake City Council shied away from pursuing a ban or increased regulations for carriage horses in Utah's capital city, opting instead to forward the question on to city administrators.

Raising an Asperger's child to functioning adulthood

09/24/2013 8:16pm
How did our son go from daily meltdowns as a child to a functioning young adult? I have zero advice. However, besides prayer, trial and error, and a village of good people, here are a few things that have worked for us.

Kenyan president declares victory in mall siege

09/24/2013 8:26pm
Kenyan authorities prepared for the gruesome task of recovering dozens more victims than initially feared after the country's president declared an end Tuesday to the four-day siege of a Nairobi mall by al-Qaida-linked terrorists. Officials said the death count could jump by another 60 or more.

12 Halloween activities for kids of all ages

09/24/2013 8:29pm
For parents of young kids, now is the time to start planning Halloween costumes, picking out pumpkins and taking part of the seasonal activities Utah hosts.

2 men indicted in 2012 jewelry store heist

09/24/2013 8:33pm
Almost a year later and on the other side of the country, federal prosecutors have indicted two men accused of robbing an Ogden jewelry store in broad daylight.

New flights from Provo to L.A. make $500 getaway possible

09/24/2013 9:03pm
Utah County residents will soon have access to non-stop flights to Los Angeles out of the Provo Municipal Airport.

Cousin of Utah man survives Kenya mall attack

09/24/2013 10:11pm
A Kenya native living in Utah said he was able to talk to one of his cousins Tuesday morning. He is still waiting for contact from two of his brothers.

New law requires school to tell parents about bullying

09/24/2013 10:24pm
A new law requires schools to tell parents if their child is bullied, but some said they think the law needs revision.

Copper Hills High School coach fired, another suspended

09/24/2013 10:28pm
One Copper Hills High football coach has been suspended for two games and another has been fired, according to Jordan School District officials.

Union football team suspended, playing time earned with service

09/24/2013 10:29pm
Coaches at Union High School suspended the entire football team after hearing reports of cyber-bullying by players. Players had to promise to participate in planned acts of service, among other things, to earn back a chance to play.

1 injured in motorcycle accident in Cedar City

09/24/2013 10:32pm
A man was seriously injured after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at an intersection near the Southern Utah University campus.

Police identify body found in Virgin River

09/24/2013 10:59pm
The body of a 64-year-old woman found in the Virgin River has been identified by police.