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New job market presents challenges for students and colleges alike

08/29/2014 5:00am
Colleges and students are facing new challenges with an ever changing job market. Make sure you're prepared for your future career.

Unlatched door enables injured man to enter State Capitol

08/29/2014 6:53am
Police are investigating after a man was able to enter the Capitol building after hours through an unlatched door. He was found lying on the floor bloody and injured.

AG mulls whether to appeal 'Sister Wives' ruling

08/29/2014 7:12am
As the 10th District court finalized a ruling in favor of the polygamous Brown family, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes may be stepping back from his previous assertion he would appeal the decision.

Bookshop closing, monastery may be next

08/29/2014 7:44am
Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the Monastery isn't far behind.

Increased Idaho speed limits lead to more tickets

08/29/2014 7:57am
Idaho State Police say troopers have handed out more speeding tickets on interstates where speed limits have increased to 80 mph compared to the same time period last year.

A swing-dancing birthday for 90-year-old woman

08/29/2014 8:08am
A 90-year-old woman celebrated her recent birthday by busting some moves alongside three partners.

Plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal on same-sex ruling

08/29/2014 8:38am
The three couples challenging Utah's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to accept the state's request to hear the case.

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

08/29/2014 8:55am
Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.

Parents seek help to find missing daughters

08/29/2014 9:47am
Two parents are reaching out to Utahns for help to find their daughters and say Danielle and Sydney Wolferts disappeared in Orem.

Utah girl inspires Marvel comic featuring deaf hero

08/29/2014 10:29am
Hawkeye landed time on the big screen with Marvel's recent Avengers movies, but some fans may not know the arrow-wielding hero historically experienced severe hearing loss in the comic books.

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

08/29/2014 10:37am
The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.

Secrets inside the Utah school system

08/29/2014 10:43am
Each year, thousands of Utah students take advantage of the many schooling options the state has to offer. However, many students and parents may not be aware of the many programs these schools have to offer. Here is a list of some of those things.

Study: We travel with our own germs

08/29/2014 10:48am
Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too.

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

08/29/2014 10:51am
Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.

Prisoner prematurely released from jail, arrested hours later

08/29/2014 11:12am
A man booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Wednesday was prematurely released Thursday, but was later arrested and booked.

Hill, Weber find positives in disappointing loss

08/29/2014 11:17am
Weber State football coach Jay Hill said he saw encouraging signs in the program's season-opening loss at Arizona State Thursday.

11 family friendly cars

08/29/2014 11:23am
Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you.

Sundance resort to build 2-mile zip line tour

08/29/2014 11:39am
Sundance Mountain Resort announced the addition of a new 2-mile zip line tour that will open May 2015.

WWII bomb group visits Hill Air Force Base, sees their legacy

08/29/2014 11:49am
Nine WWII veterans of the 388th Bombardment Group are visiting the 388th Fighter Wing, to see how their unit has evolved over the years.

Victim's family feels sorry for girl who shot Uzi

08/29/2014 11:50am
The accidental killing of a firing range instructor by a 9-year-old girl learning to shoot an Uzi unleashed a storm of criticism and anger, with much of it aimed at her parents.

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

08/29/2014 12:16pm
College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

After death of student, district emphasizes bus safety

08/29/2014 1:01pm
Educators and police are urging every child and every driver to be more cautious and not get lax with safety as the school year progresses in wake of a student who was hit and killed by a bus in the spring.

Have You Seen This? Surprise lightning strike

08/29/2014 1:15pm
A Swedish woman gets a surprise shock while enjoying the apparent calm after a storm.

Obama's no 'strategy yet' comment on ISIS in Syria sparks political uproar

08/29/2014 1:47pm
When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.

4 unique Labor Day weekend activities in St. George

08/29/2014 2:00pm
Take the opportunity this Labor Day weekend to plan a fun and unique activity for you, and possibly think about bringing the family along.

In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

08/29/2014 2:08pm
The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.

Police seek vandals after windows broken with rocks

08/29/2014 2:51pm
Police are searching for those responsible for a vandalism spree early Wednesday morning.

Utah's flat defense leaves some concerns ahead of Fresno State

08/29/2014 3:23pm
It's been said defense wins championships. And if Thursday night is any indication of how close Utah is to a championship, the team has a long way to go before that dream becomes a reality.

Commission rejects proposed 'sun tax' for solar customers

08/29/2014 4:01pm
Rocky Mountain Power wanted to charge residential rooftop solar customers a $4.65 monthly fee to cover its distribution costs of energy for times when solar is not putting power in the grid. But the Utah Public Service Commission said no.

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

08/29/2014 5:12pm
Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers.

12-car accident results in 1 minor injury

08/29/2014 5:15pm
One person received minor injures after an accident involving 12 cars.

Sanpete County father accused of punching, shaking newborn baby

08/29/2014 5:44pm
A 20-year-old Sanpete County father has been charged with causing severe and multiple injuries to his newborn baby less than 1 month old by punching and shaking the girl. It's the latest in a spate of disturbing Utah incidents involving child abuse.

Prep football, Week 2 scores

08/29/2014 6:30pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the week 2 prep football games across the state.

Labor Day travel projected at a six-year high, officials say

08/29/2014 7:01pm
Officials estimate more people plan to travel this Labor Day than in the past six years.

Armed robber arrested after fleeing in stolen car, police say

08/29/2014 7:29pm
Police located and arrested a man shortly after he robbed a Payson credit union Friday morning, police said.

Police delay charges against mom accused of leaving baby in trash can

08/29/2014 7:47pm
Days after a Kearns woman was accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can, questions remain about her mental capacity, whether she knew she was pregnant and the identity of the baby's father.

The benefits of fighting and how to do it better

08/29/2014 8:14pm
When you think about fighting and arguing with your partner, you usually feel dread or another negative emotion. However, conflict in a relationship can help to make it stronger when it is done in a healthy way.

Previously convicted felon arrested on DUI, firearm restrictions, police say

08/29/2014 8:49pm
Following a traffic stop for a minor traffic violation, a Carbon County man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, firearm violation and drug possession.

4 sets of twins make 1 unique third-grade classroom

08/29/2014 9:17pm
A third-grade teacher at Columbia Elementary School in Kaysville is seeing double — several times over. She has four sets of twins in her classroom.

A few of the scariest places in movies

08/29/2014 9:49pm
If there is one thing that can make or break a horror film, it's the setting. Would Freddy Kruger be as scary if he lived on Drury Lane instead of Elm Street? Probably not.

Woman who drank toxic tea credits God, family for recovery

08/29/2014 10:28pm
Jan Harding says she doesn't hold a grudge against the restaurant that served her iced tea laced with a chemical that almost killed her. And she credits God, her family and prayers with getting her through the most frightening ordeal of her life.

Parents warn of space heater danger after son almost dies

08/29/2014 10:29pm
An 11-month-old boy overheated and nearly died because the space heater in his room never turned off, his parents said.

Police officer saves 88-year-old man by 'tackling' him

08/29/2014 10:29pm
A police officer was directing traffic when a car came barreling towards the intersection. She tackled an 88 year-old man, pushing him out of the way.

Hill leads BYU over UConn, spoiling Diaco's debut

08/29/2014 10:47pm
Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help BYU beat UConn 35-10 on Friday night, spoiling Huskies coach Bob Diaco's debut.