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Open Jazz practice showcases all-around excitement

07/11/2014 12:01am
The Utah Jazz held an open practice at EnergySolutions Arena Thursday night, and fans, players and members of the organization were equally excited with the team's direction.

More Utahns feel connection with downtown Salt Lake, survey shows

07/11/2014 7:26am
A recent survey by the Downtown Allaince showed that more Utahns are feeling a sense of ownership and connection with downtown Salt Lake City. Residential and business venues continue to expand in the city's downtown central business district.

Interns get first-hand look at Donner path through Utah

07/11/2014 7:56am
A group of Bureau of Land Management interns retraced history this week, traversing a desolate stretch of Utah desert blazed infamously by the Donner Party in 1846.

Sweepstakes scam makes a comeback

07/11/2014 8:29am
A scam that tells people they have won a Reader's Digest sweepstakes is making the rounds again in Utah.

Stress may be tearing your family apart

07/11/2014 10:13am
Nearly half of Americans experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a new national survey. Health, work, finances and family all set people on edge.

Why 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is well worth your time

07/11/2014 10:15am
The eighth installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," is now in theaters. While the film has some problems, it's likely the best film in the franchise as well as one of the better movies of 2014 so

WWII vets reunited, reminisce over war experiences

07/11/2014 10:27am
Two Utah World War II veterans who fought their way across the Pacific seven decades ago recently were reunited. They had not seen each other since the end of the war, but their bond of friendship spans the decades.

6 tasty ways to change up your s’mores

07/11/2014 10:45am
Lemon meringue, chocolate mint and other easy s'more alternatives.

Tips for surviving a capsized boat

07/11/2014 11:05am
Each summer, thousand of people flock to Utah's lakes, and each summer crews respond to hundreds of water emergencies. We visited Utah Lake to learn how best to survive a capsized boat.

Ask a Chef: Homemade ice cream and sorbet

07/11/2014 11:08am
Summer time is the perfect time for a chilled, sweet treat. Impress your friends and family with homemade ice cream or sorbet.

Quiz: How well do you know the world's iconic travel destinations?

07/11/2014 11:27am
It's summer and many people are planning their vacations. However, before you set off on that long-awaited get-away, make sure you are familiar with the area and know the "must see's" of the area.

Heads up! Supermoon coming Saturday; 3 this summer

07/11/2014 11:45am
The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."

Ogden considering panhandling restrictions

07/11/2014 12:21pm
The Ogden city council is considering restricting panhandling, citing concerns about public safety and traffic problems.

Vegas-area firefighters getting body armor

07/11/2014 12:41pm
Body armor being received by Clark County fire departments can withstand rifle shots and help emergency responders treat victims of mass shootings even before police stop the gunman, officials said.

Utah Buddhists to celebrate Japanese Festival of Joy

07/11/2014 12:47pm
In keeping with tradition, Japanese Buddhists will celebrate the Obon Japanese Festival Saturday at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, 211 W. 100 South, with food and dance.

Have You Seen This? Low-flying jet surprises citizens

07/11/2014 1:15pm
Parking lot spectators get a jet-fueled surprise as they catch a piece of a Blue Angels air show in St. Louis.

Airport charges passengers for breathing clean air

07/11/2014 1:33pm
Plane passengers are used to paying for check- in baggage or priority boarding, but one airport in Venezuela is now charging for the ultimate hidden extra — air.

What's behind Romney 2016 speculation

07/11/2014 1:56pm
Here we go again. Another poll adding to the feeding frenzy over a possible third Mitt Romney run for the White House. While the 2012 Republican presidential nominee's repeatedly said he's not running again, the attention such speculation captures is a sign at the moment of the wide open nature of the next GOP nomination race.

What to watch instead of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

07/11/2014 2:03pm
Here are some new movies that we recommend over "Transformers: Age of Extinction" any day.

Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

07/11/2014 2:31pm
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

Man makes guitars inspired by classic cars

07/11/2014 3:15pm
People who love electric guitars and classic cars are in luck.

Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise

07/11/2014 4:10pm
When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand.

Utah men win $50K with drone products in Shopify contest

07/11/2014 5:18pm
Two Utah men were recently selected as winners in Shopify's fourth annual build-a-business contest with their new local drone company.

3 arrested in connection with fatal shooting

07/11/2014 6:46pm
South Salt Lake police arrested three men in connection with the June shooting death of Francisco Antonio Colon, 40, of West Valley City.

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering small tsunami

07/11/2014 6:51pm
A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.

Bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes in Wyoming

07/11/2014 7:01pm
A bus carrying Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight of the people on board remained hospitalized Friday, officials said.

Coming soon? Standing instead of sitting on planes

07/11/2014 7:13pm
The vertical passenger seat — or "standing cabin" — may be the next big cost-cutting move in aviation, according to a new report whose author says the concept could be here within five years.

Ogden woman's discreet, magnetic wallet raises almost $60K

07/11/2014 7:29pm
What do you do when you are jogging or traveling and you have nowhere to put your keys or cellphone? One Ogden woman solved that problem with a product that has raised almost $60,000 on Kickstarter.

Spontaneous combustion causes compost fire in South Salt Lake

07/11/2014 7:51pm
Investigators determined that spontaneous combustion caused a large compost fire in South Salt Lake, Thursday evening, which reignited Friday morning and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.

Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel

07/11/2014 7:56pm
The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel - and for the first time in the fighting, struck from neighboring Lebanon.

Former teacher enters plea deal to sexual-related crimes with student

07/11/2014 7:59pm
A former Tabiona High School teacher who was fired in December after he became the subject of a police investigation entered into a plea deal on the same day he was charged with sexual-related crimes with a student.

Prize scheme affects elderly, but resources available

07/11/2014 8:04pm
According to the Better Business Bureau, foreign lottery schemes cost Americans more than $100 million a year. When an elderly Utah man got notified he'd won $650,000, he thought his ship had come in. Instead he is out thousands of dollars.

LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

07/11/2014 8:06pm
If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go.

5 things I learned about motherhood while running the Wasatch Back

07/11/2014 8:30pm
Motherhood is like running down a dirt hill with rocks and potholes, but when you take a moment to look up, what you will find is breathtaking.

Moses portraits by Arnold Friberg come to SLC

07/11/2014 9:02pm
Eight "museum quality" portraits created by Arnold Friberg for the 1956 "Ten Commandments" film will be on display and open to the public in Salt Lake City on July 15 and 16.

Yahoo! seeks to find most beautiful route for drivers

07/11/2014 9:34pm
People always talk about enjoying the journey, but online GPS and mapping tools haven't taken that to heart, offering only the quickest, least congested or cheapest routes. Yahoo! is looking to change that, looking for the most beautiful routes.

Escalated violence in Israel has Utahns concerned

07/11/2014 9:59pm
Utah Parents with kids in Israel are keeping close tabs on war developments.

Shots fired in Kmart by 2 alleged shoplifters, police say

07/11/2014 10:19pm
Shots were fired by two alleged shoplifters in a Kmart when employees tried to stop two men from leaving the store, police said.

Razor Crusaders riding 380 miles for diabetes awareness

07/11/2014 10:22pm
The Razor Crusaders is a group of people raising awareness and money for diabetes research, riding scooters from St. George to Kaysville to accomplish their goal.

10th Circuit denies stay in Evans v. Herbert, gives Utah chance to appeal

07/11/2014 10:23pm
10th Circuit denies stay pending appeal. State of Utah has 10 days to appeal to the Supreme Court.

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

07/11/2014 10:27pm
A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

Four-month investigation leads to arrest in bomb case

07/11/2014 10:32pm
A man with a history of creating explosive devices is facing a new charge after police say he intended to sell an explosive device to an undercover officer and possibly use such a device to injure officers.