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Cut your own Christmas trees across the state

11/29/2013 8:11am
The Christmas tree may be the most celebrated of the holiday's decorations, warranting a spot in the front window and lauded in song.

Woman OK after being trampled at Clinton Wal-Mart

11/29/2013 9:24am
A Clinton woman is recovering after swarms of people shopping Black Friday sales at Wal-Mart trampled her.

Discrimination against women in the workplace can be subtle, study says

11/29/2013 10:31am
A new study suggests sexism towards women is alive and well in the workplace but it might not be as blatant as it was in the past.

Dozens of tax breaks set to expire

11/29/2013 11:41am
It may seem early to talk about tax returns, but there are a slew of tax breaks that you'll need to act quickly on to take advantage of.

Superheroes and faith: How religion plays a role in the comic book industry

11/29/2013 12:28pm
Though religion has always played a role in the comic book industry, now faith-based comic books are on the rise.

Group considers financial scenarios for Lake Powell Pipeline

11/29/2013 1:05pm
Financing the Lake Powell Pipeline to deliver water to Washington County were discussed in a recent meeting of a citizen advisory committee. The group was presented with scenarios for funding the controversial water project.

Dolan: Catholics 'outmarketed' on gay marriage

11/29/2013 1:29pm
New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the Roman Catholic Church has been "outmarketed" on the issue of gay marriage and has been "caricatured as being anti-gay."

Lawmaker wants to strengthen law vs. rock toppling

11/29/2013 3:06pm
A state legislator wants to make desecration of Utah's natural geologic wonders punishable by prison and a heavy fine because authorities aren't finding a charge serious enough to use in the case of two former Boy Scout leaders accused of toppling one of the unique rock formations at Goblin Valley State Park.

Dog found under rubble 9 days after Ill. tornado

11/29/2013 4:03pm
A six-month-old pit bull that was buried under a pile of rubble for more than a week after a tornado ripped through a central Illinois city has been coaxed to freedom with hot dogs and reunited with his owner.

Missing West Jordan girl, 14, found in California

11/29/2013 5:49pm
West Jordan police say they've found a 14-year-old girl who was whisked off a week ago by a 19-year-old man she knew through Facebook.

SWAT team uses gas to end standoff

11/29/2013 5:52pm
A fight between a couple in Kearns led to an hours-long standoff in West Jordan. Police said a man barricaded himself in his home then was arrested after the SWAT team used gas to get him out.

Mexican murder suspect found in Utah

11/29/2013 5:55pm
Immigration officials have deported a Mexican man suspected in the 2002 disappearance of his wife after they found him in Utah, where they suspect he's been living for the last decade.

Take an ornament, help a Utahn in need, UAID leaders ask

11/29/2013 6:10pm
The Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities wants to make sure low-income people with intellectual disabilities are not forgotten this Christmas — and they need your help to do that.

Josh Romney taking heat for tweeted photo at crash scene

11/29/2013 6:53pm
Josh Romney helped retrieve passengers from a car that slammed into a house Thursday night. But a photo he tweeted out Friday morning, which shows him at the crash scene, has gained national media attention, and not in a positive way.

New health care law makes finding cancer coverage difficult, family says

11/29/2013 7:16pm
Having a child diagnosed with cancer is an unimaginable ordeal for any family, and adding any challenges on top of it can seem overwhelming. Paul and Jami Porter of Kaysville learned last week their insurance plan was terminated under the Affordable Care Act.

Americans kick off 2-day holiday shopping marathon

11/29/2013 7:39pm
The holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint.

First lady welcomes White House Christmas tree

11/29/2013 7:42pm
Christmas has come to the White House. Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and the family's two dogs on Friday accepted an 18 1/2-foot Douglas fir as the official White House Christmas tree.

Video: Animals at Hogle Zoo enjoy a Thanksgiving feast

11/29/2013 8:18pm
It's a bit of a holiday tradition, the Feast with the Beast, at the Hogle Zoo.

County policy changed to avoid layoffs in event of another gov't shutdown

11/29/2013 8:52pm
When federal lawmakers couldn't see eye to eye in October, the result was a quick shutdown of many federally-funded programs. Because of county policy, Salt Lake County officials said that loss almost forced them to fire their WIC employees. Now, they say, they've fixed the problem.

Gifted sapling becomes Holladay City Christmas tree

11/29/2013 9:40pm
The city of Holladay's Christmas tree is a gift — for the second time in its life.

Comet ISON sweeps near sun, shows signs of life

11/29/2013 9:56pm
Hold the obituary. Experts now think Comet ISON -- or at least part of it -- survived its close encounter with the sun.

Utahns usher in holiday season with downtown celebrations

11/29/2013 10:20pm
Scores of families converged on the Gallivan Center and Temple Square to watch the holiday lights illuminate downtown Salt Lake City. For some families, the celebration was put into perspective by children fighting serious health issues.

Layton mayor passes away unexpectedly

11/29/2013 10:28pm
Layton Mayor Steve Curtis, 58, died overnight. He was "a giant of a man who loved, absolutely loved, Layton City with all of his heart," city councilman Jory Francis said.

The story of a dog, a girl, and their plan to help someone in need

11/29/2013 11:10pm
A Salt Lake family is adjusting to life without their dog, Biscuit — a puppy they loved for 18 months and then had to give away. But this is a happy story because Biscuit has moved on to become a Canine Companion and help someone who needs him more.

'Numerous' casualties in Glasgow pub copter crash

11/29/2013 11:11pm
An unknown number of people remained trapped inside an unstable Glasgow pub after a police helicopter crashed through its roof during a packed concert, causing "numerous" casualties, officials said early Saturday.

Morris leads Suns past Jazz 112-101

11/29/2013 11:24pm
The Phoenix Suns ran the Utah Jazz 112-101 on the first night of a home and home series.

Thanks for nothin'

11/29/2013 11:34pm
If anyone says "thanks for nothing" while at my house, I consider it a compliment. This year, I am thankful for the nothingness of Thanksgiving.