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Interfaith Roundtable works to enrich religious attitudes, increase compassion

02/09/2014 9:24am
Utah's Interfaith Month, throughout February, offers numerous opportunities for Utahns to come together for meaningful discussion on religion and faith.

'Not scared once,' says 11-year-old star of opening ceremony

02/09/2014 10:17am
The fearless acrobat who starred in Sochi's Opening Ceremony is an overnight star in Russia.

Federal wolf plan used unproven science, panel says

02/09/2014 11:01am
A proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. suffered a significant setback Friday as an independent review panel said the government is relying on unsettled science to make its case.

Grand and Uintah County recreational land exchange approved

02/09/2014 11:39am
Decades in the making and sought by both sides, a much-hailed recreational land exchange received an official nod of approval Friday. The BLM gets recreational land in Grand County, while SITLA gets oil- rich land in Uintah County.

Sochi Scene: Mom, Dad — thanks

02/09/2014 12:03pm
Skiing sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe won over many new fans as the first Canadian siblings to medal in the same Olympic event.

Immigration reform is needed now, not next election cycle

02/09/2014 12:31pm
It is natural that good people, seeking better opportunities for themselves and their families — and committing malice toward none — would immigrate to a land of opportunity. We should welcome them.

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

02/09/2014 12:48pm
Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save the animal.

Mother recounts how seat belts saved her children's lives

02/09/2014 2:46pm
The morning of Jan. 23, the Turner family was hit by a car going the opposite direction at speeds near 60 mph. After skidding 1,000 feet and landing upside down, the family walked away with only minor injuries. They were all wearing seat belts.

Woman who asked for ride, then allegedly stole car, arrested

02/09/2014 3:47pm
A woman who police say assisted in stealing a man's car after asking him for a ride, has been arrested.

USU explores possibility of becoming Utah's third smoke-free campus

02/09/2014 5:42pm
Dixie State University implemented a policy last month that made it the second tobacco-free university in Utah. Students in Logan are pushing for a similar policy at Utah State University.

Clerk thought she was 'going to die' during convenience store robbery

02/09/2014 5:44pm
A woman who was beaten during a beer theft while working at a convenience store is still battling the emotional scars that were left.

Grant awarded to help dementia caregivers handle grief

02/09/2014 6:42pm
The Alzheimer's Association awarded $99,000 New Investigator Research Grant to help those experiencing complicated grief — particularly dementia caregivers.

BYU student caught in avalanche dies; back-country danger remains extreme

02/09/2014 6:58pm
A Brigham Young University student died Sunday evening, one day after being buried in an avalanche. Avalanche experts warned conditions remained extremely dangerous for northern Utah.

US economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

02/09/2014 7:58pm
In the 4 1/2 years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery:

Utah astronomer captures images of supernova

02/09/2014 9:50pm
Patrick Wiggins, of Stansbury Park, has won official credit for discovering a supernova.

Blaze breaks out in a building under construction in Salt Lake City

02/09/2014 9:53pm
A four-alarm fire broke out in a building under construction in Salt Lake City on Sunday. No one was inside, but people across the valley could see the smoke and flames

Chocolate exhibit in S.L. educates on its history

02/09/2014 9:56pm
Utah has a small but rich history in chocolate. That's just one of several facts in a history lesson about chocolate featured at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

BASE jump victim identified, body recovered

02/09/2014 10:34pm
Recovery efforts were underway Sunday morning to retrieve the body of a 28-year-old Salt Lake City woman killed in a BASE jumping accident.

Stalin's former Sochi home now a private hotel

02/09/2014 10:58pm
Sochi was one of Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin's favorite places to visit, and it's where one of his 18 homes is located.