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How women and men communicate differently, Part 2

07/28/2014 6:55am
"I read your article last week on communication. My husband and I do pretty well, but we often get into a fight when I try to tell him about something that's bothering me. I try not to sound attacking, but he always seems to get defensive and then I wish I hadn't said anything." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains three things men need to know at the beginning of a conversation so they won't get defensive or annoyed.

Comic Con controversy, a car crash, and other stories you may have missed

07/28/2014 7:31am
San Diego Comic-Con sent Salt Lake Comic Con a "cease and desist" letter, police identified victims in a fatal car crash, and other stories you may have missed this weekend.

A teacher's gift and other inspiring acts

07/28/2014 8:02am
Every kid wants to feel special. One first-grade teacher recognized that her students should leave with more than report cards at the end of the year and started a tradition of showing her love.

'Free' money from official-sounding agency amounts to scam

07/28/2014 8:10am
Thousands of dollars to spend on whatever you'd like, and the government will give it to you free. That's the hook for a scam currently hitting Utah.

Utah schools get high marks for affordability and value

07/28/2014 8:58am
A new ranking of college values by Money Magazine shows Utah students are getting a good deal compared to students in other states.

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' gets its first trailer

07/28/2014 9:48am
Shortly after premiering at Comic-Con, Lionsgate releases "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" trailer to the world.

Pentagon security clearance holders owe $730M in taxes

07/28/2014 9:54am
About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.

Best offensive performers under Bronco Mendenhall

07/28/2014 10:03am
As hard as it may be to believe, 2014 will mark Bronco Mendenhall's 10th year at the helm of BYU's football team. Here is my list of the best performers on offense during Mendenhall's tenure.

Hidden cameras in University of Delaware restrooms lead to man's arrest

07/28/2014 10:22am
University of Delaware students are being offered counseling after a doctoral student allegedly hid video cameras in restrooms around the university's Newark campus over a two-year period.

Sniffing out scammers: How to recognize flawed home improvement offers

07/28/2014 10:33am
How to recognize home improvement scams before they happen.

'Dangerous Guns' list creates online controversy

07/28/2014 11:01am
Rolling Stone magazine has caused a stir with a recent post on their website entitled "The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America." Find out why the list is drawing ridicule from across the nation.

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

07/28/2014 11:12am
When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.

Motorcyclists angry after police stop funeral procession

07/28/2014 11:23am
A group of motorcyclists in Southern Utah claim police made them miss the graveside service of a friend. But police insist the group was breaking the law.

Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury

07/28/2014 12:19pm
More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty. Pet owners are poised to spend $4.73 billion on boarding and grooming for their beloved animals this year.

2nd Provo arsonist suspected after additional building fire

07/28/2014 12:53pm
Fire officials believe there is a second arsonist at work in Provo after a vacant building was set on fire early Sunday morning.

Why you need to hike Lower Calf Creek Falls

07/28/2014 12:59pm
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

Have You Seen This? Thirsty crow ‘asks’ for water

07/28/2014 1:15pm
A thirsty crow was smart enough to recognize and "ask" for human help to get a drink.

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

07/28/2014 1:22pm
The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

07/28/2014 1:47pm
A federal marijuana bill introduced in the U.S. House would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt plants with a low percentage of THC to be used for medical purposes.

4 reasons a reverse mortgage might be right for you

07/28/2014 2:00pm
Considering a reverse mortgage? If you're facing any of these challenges, that may be a wise decision.

Police searching for teen accused of shooting at pedestrians

07/28/2014 2:02pm
Police here were looking Monday for a boy who allegedly fired mulitple shots at two pedestrians.

Police: Women posed as 'agents' in robbery

07/28/2014 4:09pm
Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday.

UHP looks for man who allegedly pushed girlfriend from truck

07/28/2014 4:34pm
A woman was taken to an area hospital after allegedly being pushed out of a moving vehicle.

Convicted killer to stand trial in 1995 beating death of teen

07/28/2014 5:02pm
Joseph Michael Simpson, who was convicted of murder in 1987, has been ordered to stand trial for the December 1995 beating death of Krystal Lynn Beslanowitch in Wasatch County.

First trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' hits the web

07/28/2014 5:39pm
Our last trip to Middle Earth is still a few months away, but now we have a glimpse at what the final chapter in The Hobbit saga, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," has in store for us.

Former federal judge joins defense of ex-officer charged with manslaughter

07/28/2014 6:53pm
Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter.

Accelerant fueled deadly Draper house fire, investigators say

07/28/2014 7:03pm
Natural gas did not play a role in a house fire that killed a Draper man, fire officials announced Monday. But another form of accelerant caused the fire to spread rapidly, leading investigators to believe it was intentionally set.

Credit union evacuated after ‘suspicious’ package placed in window

07/28/2014 7:04pm
Police evacuated a credit union after a "suspicious" package was placed in the teller window of the Ogden business Monday morning.

Owens-Love race 'highly competitive,' poll says

07/28/2014 7:25pm
Democrat Doug Owens said Monday his campaign's new poll shows Republican Mia Love has only a single-digit lead, confirming the race is "highly competitive."

Beloved St. George teacher dies in auto-pedestrian accident

07/28/2014 7:29pm
A beloved middle school teacher died Friday after being hit by a vehicle while she was jogging.

Heavy rains trigger mudslide, help crews fighting Levan Fire

07/28/2014 7:35pm
Heavy rains triggered a mudslide Monday afternoon that forced the closure Highway 132 between Nephi and Fountain Green for a few hours. But that same storm was a welcome sight to firefighters battling the nearby Levan Fire.

Utah family hosts local Muslims in end-of-Ramadan celebration

07/28/2014 8:08pm
Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims.

Opinion: 7 unscientific benefits of breast-feeding

07/28/2014 8:36pm
I'm a mother of six and have been blessed to be able to nurse all of them. Over the years, I have seen many benefits of breast-feeding that may or may not be able to be scientifically proven, but they are most definitely true.

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

07/28/2014 8:50pm
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Police serve warrant for sexual assault, find illegal drugs, cash

07/28/2014 10:27pm
While serving a search warrant on based on a reported rape, investigators found illegal drugs and a "sizeable amount of cash," according to police.

Provo apartment managers accused of discrimination

07/28/2014 10:47pm
A newly married couple who are expecting a baby said a Provo apartment complex refuses to rent to them, but the Fair Housing Act says landlords can't discriminate based on "familial status."

Former Marine honors comrade with cross-country charity ride for kids

07/28/2014 11:05pm
A former U.S. Marine sergeant is on a cross-country quest to honor a fallen comrade and raise money to help sick children in dozens of communities. He's riding his bike coast-to-coast and is in Salt Lake City for a couple of days.

Neighbor: Accused fraudster a 'parasite' who feeds off people's money

07/28/2014 11:07pm
A Lindon man has been arrested for fraud-related investigations in two counties totaling more than $100,000. His neighbor, and alleged victim, said he wants to warn other potential victims of Jerry Lovelace's financially parasitic ways.