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How kids helped buy a copy of Gettysburg Address

11/17/2013 9:33am
As a boy in the 1940s, Gene Rubley got a nickel allowance every week — money that would pay for a 4-cent ticket to see a double feature at a Springfield movie theater, with a penny to spare for candy.

Downtown begins getting into the holiday spirit

11/17/2013 10:11am
Friday events at City Creek and Temple Square were some of the first signs that downtown Salt Lake City is preparing for the holiday season.

Obama asked to release Utah music producer from federal prison

11/17/2013 11:28am
The 55-year prison term for a Utah music producer convicted of selling $350 worth of marijuana while keeping guns in his house should be commuted, say a number of prominent people who are petitioning President Barack Obama to release the young man.

Leaders in clean energy honored at annual event

11/17/2013 12:39pm
A mix of policymakers, businesses and individuals were honored by Utah Clean Energy in its first awards ceremony recognizing landmark contributions to advancing clean energy solutions both in Utah and the West.

Identical twins share breast cancer, rare surgery

11/17/2013 12:48pm
Identical twins Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer have shared a lot in their lives so when one was diagnosed with breast cancer, she urged the other to get tested, too.

Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

11/17/2013 1:02pm
For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where did man's best friend first appear?

Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel room opens on African island

11/17/2013 1:41pm
Notch this up to Swedes and another ridiculously cool, innovative design. This latest effort can be found off an African island and straightaway is placed high on that list of 'amazing hotels I wish i could get to' many travelers have.

Body mass may be indicator of heart disease risk in type-2 diabetes patients

11/17/2013 3:33pm
A recent study by Intermountain Medial Center has shown that BMI may be a less-invasive way to predict heart disease in patients with type-2 diabetes.

Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

11/17/2013 4:05pm
When a 16-year-old student slammed a metal trash can onto Philip Raimondo's head, it did more than break open the history teacher's scalp, knock him out and send him bleeding to the floor.

First known avalanche of the season hits near Alta

11/17/2013 4:27pm
One person was carried away in the avalanche, which was nearly two feet deep and 60 feet wide. The victim, who was part of a ski tour, was not injured.

Wife of Jordan school bus driver killed in crash speaks about husband

11/17/2013 6:34pm
The family of Stan Riley, 55, a school bus driver who was killed in a traffic accident, said he loved his job and the kids he served.

Russian investigators seek clues on plane crash

11/17/2013 6:59pm
Russian investigators on Monday combed through the charred fragments of a Boeing 737 jetliner as they tried to determine what caused its crash that killed all 50 people on board.

My saddest happiness: giving my child up for adoption

11/17/2013 7:27pm
It has been a long road from the day I found out I was pregnant to where I am now, with lots of ups and downs in making my decision to give my daughter up for adoption. This is the saddest yet happiest experience I have had.

Toronto council poised to strip mayor of powers

11/17/2013 8:33pm
Beset by scandal, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faces another likely setback Monday as the City Council takes up a motion to strip him of most of his remaining powers.

Obamas attend Oregon State-Md. basketball game

11/17/2013 8:42pm
President Barack Obama and the first family checked out an early-season basketball matchup Sunday between Oregon State University and the University of Maryland.

Afghan boy aided by Army recovers from surgery

11/17/2013 10:07pm
A 7-year-old Afghan boy born with his bladder outside of his body awoke from corrective surgery just in time to say goodbye to the U.S. Army officer who helped make it possible.

Vigil held for South Jordan boys killed in shooting

11/17/2013 10:56pm
Friends and family of two boys found shot to death in a South Jordan home remembered them at a candlelight vigil Sunday night.

Utah mine becomes a debating point in Alaskan environmental fight

11/17/2013 11:20pm
Utah's biggest and best known mine has become a debating point in Alaska.

NC deputies says child routinely chained in home

11/17/2013 11:59pm
Authorities in North Carolina say it appears the 11-year-old boy found handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck was routinely handcuffed in the home.