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Tips for celebrating anniversaries, birthdays during the holidays

12/19/2013 7:43am
Planning birthday or anniversary celebrations around the holidays can be stressful. Here are a few tips on how to make events that fall near Christmas more enjoyable and less of a headache.

2 businesses robbed by same men, investigators say

12/19/2013 8:05am
Investigators believe the same gunmen may be responsible for two armed robberies in Weber County Thursday morning.

Ad campaign targets proposed nondiscrimination law

12/19/2013 8:24am
Television ads opposing a proposed statewide nondiscrimination law in Utah are scheduled to hit the airwaves Sunday, the first volley in what promises to be passionate debate over the issue.

5 ways to give a heartfelt gift that lasts

12/19/2013 8:34am
During these final days before Christmas, rather than hustle with the bustle to buy more things, consider giving meaningful gifts from the heart. They cost only our time, energy and a bit of focus — but they last.

Christmas is more cultural than religious for many

12/19/2013 9:21am
For a significant number of Americans, Christmas has largely lost its religious meaning, becoming an occasion focused instead on visiting family and friends and exchanging gifts, according to a new survey released Wednesday.

Catching up with recently inducted CFL Hall of Famer Ben Cahoon

12/19/2013 9:41am
Former BYU wide receiver Ben Cahoon was recently inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. spoke with him about his induction, his career in the CFL, and his short tenure and subsequent release as a BYU coach.

Team at Westminster designs mind-controlled computer

12/19/2013 10:43am
A group of faculty and students at Westminster are hoping to build an interface that would allow a person's mind to control a computer using a standard operating system.

12 Days of Reading students celebrate with Santa, Chopper 5

12/19/2013 10:45am
Not all events warrant pulling 26 busloads of kids out of school. But Price Mayor Joe Piccolo believed a reading celebration qualified.

Tips to avoid backcountry winter hazards

12/19/2013 11:01am
Don't want your snow-covered backcountry adventure to turn into an ordeal? Understanding the hazards and risks can help you come home safely.

2nd man charged in connection with white supremacist gang kidnapping

12/19/2013 11:34am
A second man has been charged in connection with a white supremacist gang accused of tattooing a woman's stomach for allegedly snitching.

Local politician seeks earlier divorce class requirement

12/19/2013 11:45am
A Utah representative hopes to change the timing of the state's mandatory divorce initiation class so it has to be completed before divorce papers are filed.

Utah joins anti-human trafficking fight

12/19/2013 11:55am
Utah's acting Attorney General Brian Tarbet has joined other states in asking Congress to fund anti-human trafficking measures.

Spoiler alert: Here's what life will be like in 2018

12/19/2013 12:22pm
Five years from now, traffic will prevent itself. This is perhaps one of the best things we could have ever hoped for from The Future.

Jindal, Palin: 'Duck Dynasty' star suspended over intolerance of politically correct

12/19/2013 12:56pm
In light of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson suspension from the show over anti- gay remarks, Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal indicated media outlets have thrown out the First Amendment and the "politically correct crowd" is only concerned with viewpoints they agree with.

12 bald eagles found dead in Utah

12/19/2013 2:07pm
The number of bald eagles that have died recently from similar symptoms in central- northern Utah is up to five - and Utah wildlife officials are fearful the total may be as high 13.

Man who shot woman on porch will face murder trial

12/19/2013 2:46pm
A Detroit-area man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said Thursday, rejecting a self-defense argument for the killer's "bad choice."

Therapy dogs: 'Perfect medicine' to help students survive finals

12/19/2013 3:05pm
The tension at Emory University's Robert W. Woodruff Library is palpable. It's finals. Nearly every single desk is full amid a flurry of activity. A young woman in an Emory sweatsuit tears through her notebook as the furious whoosh of pages turning carries through the hushed study area.

Utah company gives school lunches for holiday break

12/19/2013 4:29pm
For most children, Christmas break is several days of play and fun. For many others, Christmas break is a time they don't eat much.

Children reported 'missing' after miscommunication with mother, neighbor

12/19/2013 5:23pm
West Jordan police say a language barrier and a lack of cellphones resulted in some miscommunication and a mother believing her two children were missing.

Car filled with Christmas presents stolen in WVC

12/19/2013 5:44pm
A Utah family takes a closer look at what Christmas means to them after all their Christmas gifts were stolen along with their car.

Local barber lands NYC dream job through Instagram

12/19/2013 6:10pm
A local man landed his dream job at a high-end barber shop in New York through his Instagram account.

Obama commutes sentences for 8 drug convictions

12/19/2013 6:12pm
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh drug sentences in the most expansive use yet of his power to free inmates.

Attorney for Former WVC detective looks for justification of firing

12/19/2013 6:56pm
The attorney for former West Valley City police detective Shaun Cowley said the burden is now on the city to come up with sufficient evidence that justified her client's firing.

Record number of medals to be awarded at Sochi Olympics

12/19/2013 7:05pm
There will be 1,300 medals awarded at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Santa assists in Orem man's marriage proposal

12/19/2013 7:07pm
Santa helped a man propose to his sweetheart in the University Mall Thursday.

15 Christmas songs you may not have heard

12/19/2013 7:32pm
The mere mention of Christmas music likely puts either a chill in your spine or a spring in your step. We hear the same versions of the same Christmas songs over and over again, year after year — but there's hope!

Over 75 injured in partial London theater collapse

12/19/2013 8:09pm
Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured – seven seriously, authorities said.

Religion gives hope, renewed confidence to inmates, chaplains say

12/19/2013 8:22pm
Chaplains for the Salt Lake County Jail share their experiences of bringing hope and Christmas cheer to inmates during the holiday season.

You named your baby what? Most popular names, trends of 2013

12/19/2013 8:47pm
From Kanye to Miley to George to Korrie — parents looked to popular culture to name their babies this year. Here is the breakdown of the most popular baby names and trends of 2013.

Committee finds Swallow covered up, destroyed evidence of wrongdoings

12/19/2013 8:49pm
Former Attorney General John Swallow went on a monthlong "spree" of destroying data and making up documents after meeting indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson in an Orem doughnut shop in April 2012, a Utah House committee was told Thursday.

Okla. man proposes to girlfriend during arrest

12/19/2013 9:26pm
An Oklahoma man proposed to his girlfriend last week while an officer tried to arrest him on two outstanding warrants

Fury and frustration over Target data breach

12/19/2013 10:02pm
Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.

Shoppers may get better deals by haggling at kiosks

12/19/2013 10:15pm
Mall kiosks may seem to offer good deals while shopping, but many people may not realize that you could get an even better deal if you haggle with the sales people.

Residents in Cottonwood Heights upset over lack of snow removal

12/19/2013 10:51pm
The snowstorm presented plenty of problems for plows along the Wasatch Front, but some residents in Cottonwood Heights are worried that they haven't seen a plow all day.

Video: Soldier dresses as Santa, surprises wife before their daughter's birth

12/19/2013 10:53pm
A Utah woman had a beautiful surprise when her soldier husband returned home in time for the birth of their first child.

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