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3 teens rescued from cliff in Provo Canyon

10/09/2012 6:55am
Three teens are safe this morning after a long, cold night stuck on some cliffs in Provo Canyon.

Men more likely to click on ads, study shows

10/09/2012 8:35am
Although women make up a larger portion of Facebook users, men are more likely to click on the ads.

Millennials: the cheapest generation?

10/09/2012 9:42am
Thanks to economic hardships that have plagued the past few years, the Millennial Generation is quickly becoming the cheapest of the bunch. At least according to recent studies.

Ask a Cop: Should some drivers be banned from the freeway?

10/09/2012 10:37am
Have you ever wanted to ask a cop a question but were too afraid or had warrants? Now is your chance to get them answered. In today's article I speak about banning folks from the freeway for safety and I answer a few questions from email.

5 biggest earthquakes ever to happen in Utah

10/09/2012 11:45am
The movers and shakers of Utah, exposed. The earthquakes that have left a mark on Utah are remembered here.

Data scientist is new hot job for college grads

10/09/2012 12:16pm
If you want job security, try becoming a data scientist.

UVU athletics are now part of the WAC

10/09/2012 1:13pm
Utah Valley University announced Monday morning that the school has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference.

Local band up for national indie music award

10/09/2012 2:01pm
A local band is in the running for a national independent music award, just in time for the release of their first EP.

Amount of drugs in woman's system raises red flags for toxicology expert

10/09/2012 3:29pm
A pharmacology/toxicology expert testified Tuesday that there was little chance that Michele MacNeill would have been alert with the dangerous quadruple combination of prescription medications found in her system at the time of her death.

Coyote attacks Kennecott security guard

10/09/2012 5:13pm
Wildlife officials are perplexed about a coyote attack at the Kennecott Copper mines Monday night that left a security guard with bites on her arm.

Escaped tortoise impounded after stroll through neighborhood

10/09/2012 5:40pm
A nearly 130-pound North African Sulcata tortoise "made a run for it" on the streets of downtown Logan Monday. Along the way, he attracted a lot of attention — giving some animal control officers what may have been their most unusual call ever.

Woman chases down bike thief in bare feet

10/09/2012 6:30pm
A Provo woman wasn't willing to give up her bike without a fight, even if it meant running a few blocks without shoes.

Utah commander wanted more security before Libya attacks

10/09/2012 6:36pm
A Utah National Guardsman who headed an elite security force in Libya will tell a congressional committee Wednesday that his requests for more resources prior to the killing of a U.S. ambassador last month went unheeded.

Man with outstanding warrants runs from police, breaks both ankles

10/09/2012 6:38pm
A man with outstanding warrants for his arrest ran from police officers Tuesday afternoon, but didn't get very far after breaking both of his ankles.

Utah woman dead in Hawaii motorcycle accident

10/09/2012 7:01pm
A Kaysville woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle Monday night while riding a motorcycle on a Hawaii highway.

Are you Ready? Memories of Calif. flood help Utahns prepare

10/09/2012 7:09pm
In the final part of our series "Are You Ready?" we look back at what Californians called the "Flood of the Century" nearly 50 years ago. Out of that experience, one Utahn turned a powerful lesson into a career focused on preparing others.

Not all Mormons will vote for Romney, survey shows

10/09/2012 7:52pm
Mitt Romney is reaping the benefits of last week's debate. In the first daily tracking poll of likely voters, a Gallop poll found that Mitt Romney holds a slight-lead over President Obama.

Police seek tips on Zions Bank robbery suspect

10/09/2012 8:00pm
Salt Lake police were looking Tuesday for a man who robbed a Zions Bank.

Romney's family open new campaign to 'Let Mitt Be Mitt'

10/09/2012 8:17pm
There's a new approach for the Romney 2012 presidential campaign. "Let Mitt Be Mitt." It appears to have greatly helped him in last week's key debate.

Feds: Old potato behind Utah prison-brew botulism

10/09/2012 8:45pm
A weeks-old baked potato was blamed for a botulism outbreak at a Utah prison where inmates drank alcohol brewed in cells, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Holladay breaks ground on long-awaited shopping center

10/09/2012 10:15pm
There was excitement surrounding the Village Center project in Holladay Tuesday evening, as contractors and city leaders participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the shopping center. They say it's a first step in the right direction after years of waiting.

Box Elder cowboy first Utahn to succumb to West Nile in 2012

10/09/2012 10:21pm
An 84-year-old Box Elder County man has died from West Nile virus. It is the first Utah death related to the virus in 2012, following four confirmed cases in the state.

Nearly 300 employees laid off at EnergySolutions

10/09/2012 10:24pm
EnergySolutions has announced the elimination of about 265 jobs from its worldwide workforce, starting with layoffs at its cleanup facility in Tooele County.

Little league coach faces child abuse charges for injuring athlete

10/09/2012 10:28pm
Two seventh-grade little league football teams from Utah County hit the gridiron in a big rivalry game last weekend. Now a Mapleton coach is in custody for investigation of second-degree felony child abuse.

Teachers look to grant competitions to pay for classroom supplies

10/09/2012 11:03pm
One thing about the state of education that never seems to change: Utah teachers spending money out of their own pockets for supplies. Many of them are now turning to grant contest to help cover the costs.