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Provo-Orem, SLC ranked among best performers for business in US

01/25/2014 8:59am
A recent report from the Milken Institute ranked the Provo-Orem area as No. 2 and Salt Lake City as No. 5 on its list of the Top 25 Best- Performing Large Cities for business.

US ranks 12th in economic freedom worldwide

01/25/2014 9:46am
The Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, created an index that rates the economic freedom in 186 countries. Here are the top 25 economically free countries.

State to consider 4 plans in moving Utah State Prison

01/25/2014 10:47am
Four plans are under consideration to move and expand the Utah State Prison, with a fifth option to keep the prison at Point of the Mountain.

Anti-shark devices popular on Maui after attacks

01/25/2014 11:14am
A surge in shark attacks on Maui over the past year, including two fatal ones, hasn't stopped people from surfing and swimming in the warm ocean waters that surround the Hawaii island.

Poll finds reading by 3rd grade should be top legislative priority

01/25/2014 12:13pm
Getting children to read by third grade should be the top priority for the 2014 Legislature, according to a new poll for Weber State University and the Exoro Group released Wednesday.

Panel discusses challenges of adapting for film during Sundance

01/25/2014 12:49pm
A panel of authors, directors and producers discussed the challenges of adapting source material for film during an event Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City.

Rep. Chris Stewart to seek re-election in 2014

01/25/2014 1:35pm
Saying he still has work to do, Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, announced Tuesday he is seeking re-election in Utah's 2nd Congressional District.

Man in hospital after fleeing from police in stolen BMW

01/25/2014 2:08pm
A man is recovering in the hospital after allegedly stealing a BMW in Texas and leading police in Utah on a high-speed chase Saturday morning.

Trend-starting Texas drops algebra II mandate

01/25/2014 3:20pm
Policy pop quiz: Does Texas - algebra II (equals) success?

State School Board chairwoman named Herbert's education adviser

01/25/2014 4:44pm
Newly appointed State School Board Chairwoman Tami Pyfer has been named as Gov. Gary Herbert's education adviser.

Snowden can continue living in Russia, says US return 'not possible'

01/25/2014 5:30pm
If Edward Snowden can't come home, he's got a backup plan. The Russians, taking an iron-fisted approach to terrorism in Sochi, earlier this week offered an open hand to the man who exposed anti-terrorism efforts of the U.S. government.

Hospital: No decision on order to end life support

01/25/2014 6:12pm
Executives from a Texas hospital conferred with the county district attorney's office Saturday to determine their next step, after a judge ordered the hospital to remove a pregnant, brain-dead woman from life support.

Hagel seeks root cause of nuke missile problems

01/25/2014 7:35pm
In taking a deep look at trouble inside U.S. nuclear forces, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is searching for the root causes of recent Air Force missteps but also for ways to make the nuclear warrior's job more attractive at a time when the military has turned its attention away from such weapons.

Hundreds protest against the World Cup in Brazil

01/25/2014 8:41pm
Waving flags, carrying banners and chanting "there will be no Cup" at least 1,000 demonstrators protested in Sao Paulo on Saturday against the World Cup that Brazil will host later this year in a demonstration that devolved into violence late in the night.

Police disable devices found in Md. gunman's bag

01/25/2014 9:06pm
A man carrying a shotgun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, killing two employees of a skate shop and then himself as panicked shoppers ran for cover, police said. Five others were injured.

Family promise gave life to man in 31-year coma

01/25/2014 9:30pm
Paul Cortez can remember the night 31 years ago as clearly as if it was last week. He had walked into the pediatric intensive care unit of Riverside County Regional Medical Center to find his 7-year-old son, Mikey, barely clinging to life.

Kanter, Hayward lead Jazz over Wizards 104-101

01/25/2014 9:58pm
The Jazz recover from two straight losses to squeak out a win over the Wizard behind 24 points from Enes Kanter.

Oklahoma man suffers cardiac death before being resuscitated by co-worker

01/25/2014 10:02pm
After arriving at work as usual, Tony Hall of Oklahoma City began having severe chest pains that caused such discomfort, he could barely remain on his feet.

Police looking for man who ran down another man with his truck

01/25/2014 10:16pm
Salt Lake police are searching for a man they say struck another man with his truck — seriously injuring him — following an altercation.

Total of 32 believed dead in Quebec fire

01/25/2014 10:21pm
Crews pulled just two more bodies from the ice-covered rubble of a Quebec retirement home on the third day of the excruciating search, bringing to 10 the number of confirmed dead from a massive fire. The effort to recover another 22 people presumed killed will resume Sunday morning.

3-year-old boy killed in 5-car crash in Taylorsville

01/25/2014 10:40pm
Police shut down 5400 South in Taylorsville for several hours Saturday night following an accident that killed a 3-year-old boy.

85-year-old woman found dead in house fire; homicide suspected

01/25/2014 10:41pm
Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found dead in her burning home early Saturday as a homicide.

Mother, 2 daughters homeless after morning house fire

01/25/2014 10:42pm
A woman and her two daughters are out of their home after an early morning electrical fire to their mobile home Saturday.

Utah soldier receives Purple Heart

01/25/2014 10:42pm
Jose Artalejo was injured when a bomb exploded under his vehicle in Afghanistan. Even with all the clapping, hugs and nice things said about him at his medal ceremony, Artalejo is just happy to be alive.

Clean-air activists rally at Capitol Hill

01/25/2014 10:43pm
An estimated 4,000 people gathered on the front steps and lawn at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City to voice their displeasure with the state's lawmakers and a lack of regulation and taxation they believe would help clean up the air.