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RSL owner proposes adding stadium to fairgrounds

07/19/2014 8:15am
After an audit determined the Utah State Fair was the "most under- attended and highly subsidized state fair among comparable intermountain states," the State Building Board has looked a number of solutions.

15 best paid jobs for recent graduates

07/19/2014 8:26am
With their forces combined, Business Insider and PayScale have made a list of the 15 highest paying jobs available for new graduates.

Stay-at-home mothers are on the rise

07/19/2014 9:13am
One mother talks about her decision to stay at home with her children amid a rise in stay-at-home moms.

Report: Utah unemployment rate second lowest in US

07/19/2014 10:49am
Utah is tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, as the state's jobless rate dropped to 3.5 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate registered at 6.1 percent.

'Persecuted' director hopes film motivates people to stand up for their beliefs

07/19/2014 11:29am
Some filmmakers get their inspiration from a childhood memory or, perhaps, a work of literature. Daniel Lusko said the idea for his movie "Persecuted" came from the Holy Spirit.

Firefighter obesity a big problem

07/19/2014 12:15pm
The need for firefighters to be fit seems obvious: A fire ax weighs around 20 pounds, and an oxygen tank can be up to 50. Throw in the big boots, jacket, unruly fire hoses and challenging emergencies, and you'd expect most firefighters to be in peak physical condition.

SL County program offers shelter dogs to 'rescue' workers

07/19/2014 12:59pm
Salt Lake County Animal Services kicks off the Human Walking Project to get office workers to take a break to walk a dog. The event also aims to adopt out more dogs.

Volunteers rally to support Robles in 2nd District congressional race

07/19/2014 4:56pm
State Sen. Luz Robles, the Salt Lake Democrat challenging 2nd District Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, rallied some 40 volunteers gathered at Warm Springs Park on Saturday morning before sending them off to canvass area voters.

Search of Magna field yields no more dead horses

07/19/2014 7:26pm
The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Mounted Posse was back out Saturday morning, searching a Magna field where several horses were found dead Friday. No more animals were located; now investigators will work to determine what killed the horses.

$5K reward offered for info, arrest in Syracuse horse shootings

07/19/2014 7:54pm
A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Humane Society of Utah for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the recent shootings of four horses in Syracuse.

High winds push growing Washington wildfire

07/19/2014 8:20pm
Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

Proposed legislation puts illegal immigrant children at risk, advocates say

07/19/2014 8:48pm
Legislation introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, intended to stop the surge of children and families from Central America entering the United States illegally may place them at greater risk, local advocates for at-risk children say.

Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

07/19/2014 9:04pm
A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers.

Utah woman sues airline for $1M

07/19/2014 9:44pm
A Utah County woman is suing US Airways after she claims the airline didn't do enough to keep a drunken man from assaulting her.

'Slide The City' invades downtown SLC

07/19/2014 9:47pm
In the first ever "Slide The City" water slide event, thousands turned out to take part in a 1,000-foot water slide down Main Street in Salt Lake City.

Teenager's body recovered from Pineview Reservoir

07/19/2014 10:44pm
The body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from Pineview Reservoir Saturday afternoon. The girl had been reported as a runaway, Weber County authorities said.

Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

07/19/2014 10:48pm
International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.

2 homes destroyed, 2 damaged in St. George fire

07/19/2014 10:51pm
Two mobile homes were destroyed, and two others damaged, Saturday when a fire spread through a St. George neighborhood.

Israeli bulldozers destroy Hamas tunnels in Gaza

07/19/2014 11:06pm
Israel said it widened its ground offensive early Sunday, sending more troops into Gaza after demolishing more than a dozen Hamas tunnels and intensifying tank fire on border areas.

'I'll never get over it,' Lori Hacking's mother says of decade-old murder

07/19/2014 11:08pm
Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the murder of Lori Hacking. It was a case with many deceptive twists and turns that drew international attention. For Thelma Soares, her daughter's death is something she says she'll never get over.

Indian Fire likely human-caused, officials say

07/19/2014 11:59pm
Firefighters are working to douse a brush fire burning near the mouth of Ogden Canyon, which officials suspect was human- caused.