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School district turns trash into cash

10/10/2013 7:26am
The Salt Lake City School District says its district-wide recycling program is a big success.

Semitrailer crash slows traffic on I-15

10/10/2013 7:26am
A semitrailer and a car collided on I-15 northbound near Parrish Lane. The crash sent the truck onto its side and into the southbound lanes.

Poll shows public wants Swallow to resign and Lee to compromise

10/10/2013 7:59am
A new BYU poll finds that most Utahns still want Attorney General John Swallow to resign and Sen. Mike Lee to compromise on the fight over the new health care law that led to the federal government shutdown.

Indonesian woman honored for fighting pornography

10/10/2013 8:42am
The Lighted Candle Society honored Elly Risman, an Indonesian woman who leads a growing group of Muslim women working to educate parents and educators about protecting young children from pornography.

Lt. gov. pick sheds no light on Herbert's possible re-election plans

10/10/2013 9:40am
Gov. Gary Herbert's choice of a newcomer to state politics to serve as his lieutenant governor did little to settle the question of whether the governor plans to seek re-election.

NY girl raids own piggy bank to aid family in need

10/10/2013 9:56am
Told by her mother that a local family didn't have extra money to buy ice cream and cookies, 7-year-old Helaina Morgan raided her own piggy bank to lend a hand.

Hannah Anderson: DiMaggio handcuffed me, wanted me to play Russian roulette

10/10/2013 10:24am
Two months after a nationwide manhunt helped authorities track down kidnapped California teen Hannah Anderson, she's revealing new details about her conversations with the man who allegedly held her hostage and killed her mother and brother.

Condoleezza Rice in Utah Friday as keynote speaker

10/10/2013 10:54am
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a conference this week in Salt Lake City.

Ask a Chef: Homemade pasta made easy

10/10/2013 10:57am
In celebration of National Pasta Month this week's question is "How do you make homemade pasta?" Executive Chef Johnny McAdams from Harmons City Creek shares his pasta secrets that will have you making delicious homemade pasta dishes for your family in no time.

6 sensational Utah sandwich shops

10/10/2013 11:04am
It is an eternal truth that sandwiches are really, really good. Here are some suggestions of where to go when the hankering for a sandwich hits.

South Dakota blizzard kills, buries cows; shutdown leaves ranchers in the cold

10/10/2013 11:06am
Like in a scene from an apocalyptic parable, dark carcasses of cows and steers lie motionless in silent clusters across swaths of South Dakota.

Britain's Scouts drop 'God' in alternate pledge

10/10/2013 11:15am
British Scouts no longer will have to promise to do their duty to God and the queen in order to be part of the group.

Lonely, young planet drifting in space without a star

10/10/2013 11:33am
It's just a newborn in planetary terms, and it's drifting all alone in space without a star to orbit. The solitary life of this newly discovered planet, with the catchy name PSO J318.5-22, has astronomers excited.

Judge orders 3rd competency exam for man accused of firing arrows at sheriffs

10/10/2013 11:51am
A judge has ordered a third competency exam for a Tabiona man accused of firing arrows with razor sharp tips at Duchesne County sheriff's deputies.

Is school giving children ADHD?

10/10/2013 12:14pm
A new study looks a the link between high stakes testing and rates of ADHD diagnosis.

3 reasons why expiration dates are worthless

10/10/2013 1:30pm
A new study from Harvard says the system for dating the freshness of food is so disorganized that it has no real meaning.

31 days of family film frights (Part 2)

10/10/2013 2:14pm
Celebrate the buildup to Halloween by watching 31 spooky movies that will have you and your family on the edge of your seats — and checking underneath the bed.

Football league unites around teen with cerebral palsy

10/10/2013 2:37pm
Though Dakota Parker's condition keeps him from playing the rough game of football, last weekend, the opposing team's coach made a call that allowed the dedicated team member to score his first touchdown.

Man in critical condition after being 'repeatedly kicked, stomped'

10/10/2013 3:36pm
A man who police say was "repeatedly kicked and stomped" remained in critical condition Thursday.

Roadkill permits? There will be an app for that

10/10/2013 4:24pm
Salvaging roadkill for the dinner table is not only legal starting this month in Montana, but state officials plan to let drivers who accidentally kill big game to simply print out permits at home that allow them to harvest the meat.

Local rapper strikes record deal

10/10/2013 4:44pm
Alex Rogers, known as A-Rodge on stage, is a local rapper coming out with an album from TMG Records.

Police investigate alleged shooting on I-215

10/10/2013 5:39pm
The Utah Highway Patrol was investigating a report of shots fired on I- 215 Thursday morning.

Provo mom, boyfriend charged in baby's death

10/10/2013 6:27pm
Brianna Brown and Joshua Jay Harding were both charged Thursday with child abuse homicide in the death of Brown's 3-month-old baby.

Steven Powell to be released from Wash. prison in November

10/10/2013 6:41pm
Steven Powell will be released from prison on Nov. 4, the Washington Department of Corrections announced.

Girl fights rare cancer, fundraises for fellow patients

10/10/2013 7:14pm
Hunter Hansen is only 11-years-old, but it's safe to say that she knows more about life than most kids — and adults. For nearly a year, she has bravely fought ovarian cancer, and is now working on a fundraiser for other patients at Primary Children's Hospital.

Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

10/10/2013 7:24pm
The nation's economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the 10-day-old partial government shutdown.

Man arrested after allegedly stabbing guest with kitchen knife

10/10/2013 7:34pm
An Ogden man was arrested Thursday after police say he stabbed a houseguest with a kitchen knife during a drunken brawl.

'He knew that that's where he needed to be,' says family of killed missionary

10/10/2013 7:43pm
A Mormon missionary from Idaho died Wednesday from injuries he received after coming in contact with a live electrical wire.

Women plead for child sex abuser to remain in prison

10/10/2013 7:55pm
Victims of convicted child sex abuser Michael Doporto pleaded during a parole hearing Thursday for Doporto not to be released.

Lehi builds infant cemetery to help families cope with grief

10/10/2013 8:10pm
It's something a family hopes never to deal with -- the death of a child. Regardless, it is all too often a reality for too many families. In Lehi, city leaders have recognized a need and are in the process of constructing an infant cemetery.

Pregnant woman under fire for rigorous workout routine

10/10/2013 8:28pm
A pregnant woman in her third trimester recently came under fire from people around the country after a photo of her doing CrossFit went viral. But doctors and other pregnant women are fighting back, saying it's not the pregnant exercisers they should be concerned about.

Utah State Tax Commission rules same-sex couples can't file joint taxes

10/10/2013 8:55pm
The Internal Revenue Service has ruled that same-sex couples may file joint tax returns, but the Utah State Tax Commission says that's not the case here.

Fall enrollment numbers higher than predicted for Utah colleges

10/10/2013 9:11pm
Official enrollment numbers from the Utah System of Higher Education show that Utah's colleges and universities were less impacted than projected by the change in LDS missionary age requirements.

Most children grow up to be 'just people'

10/10/2013 9:34pm
With so much pressure around us for our children to excel and achieve, sometimes we forget that most children will grow up to be "just people," and there is nothing wrong with that.

Michigan man adopts pig as roommate

10/10/2013 10:00pm
Most people have had a bad roommate but a Flint resident is rewriting the book about man's best friend by having a pig as his roommate.

Herbert strikes a deal: Utah's national parks set to reopen despite shutdown

10/10/2013 10:01pm
Late Thursday evening, Gov. Gary Herbert announced his office has reached a deal with the U.S. Department of the Interior to reopen Utah's five national parks. According to the deal, the public will be able to enter the parks as early as Saturday.

Student veterans losing education money in government shutdown

10/10/2013 10:09pm
If the shutdown isn't solved soon, thousands of student veterans in Utah won't get the money they need to continue classes.

New polls show Utahns are against fighting Obamacare; Sen. Lee won't discuss it

10/10/2013 10:15pm
Sen. Mike Lee won't talk about a pair of new polls that show Utahns disagree with his fight against the new health care law known as Obamacare that has resulted in a federal government shutdown.

Man killed after running red light in Ogden intersection, police say

10/10/2013 10:28pm
A man was killed after police say he bypassed traffic waiting at a stoplight and drove into an intersection Thursday in Ogden.

Police, school investigating Instagram bullying of Timpview girls

10/10/2013 11:59pm
Police and school officials are investigating a report of cyberbullying involving Timpview High School students on the popular picture social media network Instagram.