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14-year-old boy is losing his sight but sees a community there to help

03/09/2014 9:27am
Brenden Sorensen, 14, has been diagnosed with Usher Syndrome and doctors say he will lose his vision. His father and stepmother are raising money so that he can see the more of the world while he still can.

Looking upward, seeking refinement — finding God in Hollywood

03/09/2014 9:52am
Faith may be hidden in Hollywood. But for those actors, directors and producers who dare to look upward and speak to the pubic through art that is good and refining, they will find an audience of large numbers ready to receive it.

Aggressive-minded BYU marches into WCC semis

03/09/2014 10:25am
Kyle Collinsworth and the Cougars jumped on Loyola Marymount early by attacking the paint and never let up to advance to the West Coast Conference semifinals.

One-on-one interview with comedian, author Dave Barry

03/09/2014 11:21am
Our in-depth look at Utah's comedy scene continues with Pullitzer Prize- winning author Dave Barry.

Body of 51-year-old man found near Cedar City

03/09/2014 11:54am
Iron County Sherriff’s deputies found the body of a 51-year-old man who died of an apparent suicide near the iron mines west of Cedar City on Saturday.

PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land

03/09/2014 12:17pm
As separatists in Crimea kept up pressure for unification with Moscow, Ukraine on Sunday solemnly commemorated the 200th anniversary of the birth of its greatest poet, with the prime minister vowing not to give up "a single centimeter" of Ukrainian territory.

Local comedians balance family, dreams

03/09/2014 2:27pm
On a recent Wednesday night at Wiseguys in West Valley City a number of local comics are present; some just starting out, others trying to expand beyond Utah. About a dozen comics are preparing to try out some new material.

Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out

03/09/2014 4:17pm
An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to "lick and bite" his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.

Dog lovers walk to support anti-breed discrimination measure

03/09/2014 5:26pm
About 60 dogs — mostly pit bulls or mixes — and their owners walked around the grounds of the capitol on Sunday to raise awareness about House Bill 97, which would prohibit a municipality from enacting or enforcing a breed-specific law about dogs.

Small plane hits parachutist, both fall to ground

03/09/2014 5:42pm
A Cessna collided with a parachute at a small airport in Polk County, Florida, on Saturday.

Kansas City-area spelling bee finally ends

03/09/2014 6:09pm
A marathon spelling bee between two Kansas City-area students who exhausted the initial word list last month ended after 29 more rounds Saturday when the eventual runner-up stumbled over the word "stifling."

House endorses Stericycle move to Tooele

03/09/2014 6:22pm
Members of the Utah House of Representatives in a unanimous vote Monday approved a resolution necessary for Stericycle's planned move to Tooele County. The Utah Senate and Gov. Gary Herbert also must approve the resolution.

86-year-old man crashes through 2 fences, stops in backyard

03/09/2014 7:57pm
An 86-year-old man crashed through two fences and into a backyard Sunday afternoon, police said.

Man suspected of bank robbery arrested

03/09/2014 8:31pm
Unified police arrested a suspected bank robber Sunday at a Salt Lake City motel.

SLC police continue search for man involved in shooting

03/09/2014 8:45pm
The Salt Lake City Police Department's gang unit continued Sunday to sort out the details of a possible weekend shooting.

Mother turns price-matching business into a household name

03/09/2014 8:54pm
Utah County resident Rachel Turner knows a thing or two about saving money on groceries. With a price matching website generating more than 80,000 monthly views, and a Facebook page with nearly 15,000 "likes," it is easy to say thousands agree.

Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease

03/09/2014 9:37pm
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.

2 rehabilitated golden eagles released into wild

03/09/2014 10:08pm
Two golden eagles that have been rehabilitated for the last year were released Sunday.

Family remembers man killed in avalanche

03/09/2014 10:21pm
A man killed in an avalanche over the weekend while snowmobiling had a passion for the sport, as well as being a loving husband and father.

Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door

03/09/2014 10:38pm
Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.

'He's my superhero,' says mother of 4-year-old boy with cancer

03/09/2014 10:46pm
The fighting spirit of a 4-year-old boy with cancer has inspired his mother to stay positive during the family's time of trial.