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Better recess key to school experience

01/09/2013 6:43am
A non-profit that focuses on playtime at recess is growing in Utah. Organizers believe recess can be the key to a whole school's performance and atmosphere.

LaVell Edwards recovering from heart surgery

01/09/2013 7:15am
Legendary football coach LaVell Edwards is recovering after having open heart surgery just before Christmas. His initial symptoms seemed innocent enough.

2013 paycheck deductions noticed despite avoidance of fiscal cliff

01/09/2013 10:24am
Even though we didn't fall off the fiscal cliff, a 2-percent increase on payroll tax deductions went into effect. It's been an eye-opener for many on that first paycheck of the new year.

Utah teacher: assigned homework does not benefit kids

01/09/2013 10:49am
After years in the classroom, a Utah educator is taking a stance on homework: he says it isn't needed, at least from a traditional standpoint.

Bill would give 10% of liquor sales to schools

01/09/2013 11:18am
Utah's lawmakers will debate a bill this legislative session that taps money from liquor sales to help pay for public education.

Utah secures economic 'pole position' by sticking to the basics

01/09/2013 11:59am
Smart business is like NASCAR. You spend a great deal of time circling the track with the rest of the pack, running making small gains on the competition. But by putting yourself in the right position, you can take advantage of opportunities in the key moments.

Traffic stop nets guns, drugs, $6k and two arrests

01/09/2013 12:28pm
Two men pulled over in a routine traffic stop early Wednesday were arrested after police said they found drugs, guns and money in their vehicle.

Man charged in machete attack on woman

01/09/2013 4:01pm
Uintah County prosecutors have filed felony charges against a Fort Duchesne man accused of slashing a woman with a machete.

Police: Credit union robbery similar to that of "Honey Bun bandits"

01/09/2013 5:56pm
In what police called a "brazen crime," two men allegedly robbed a credit union in a fashion that bears similarities to the "Honey Bun bandits."

Train, dump truck crash kills one, derails train

01/09/2013 5:57pm
One person was killed Wednesday after a dump truck drove into the side of a train.

USAF says window-shaking booms were B-52s dropping ordnance, more to come

01/09/2013 5:59pm
Mission accomplished? The mystery of the loud booms that rattled Davis and Weber counties appears to have been solved: B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., dropping ordinance on the Utah Test and Training Range.

233 hospitalizations in Utah this season due to flu

01/09/2013 7:08pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is keeping a close eye on influenza activity across the nation, where some have already died from the virus.

11-year-old soccer player dies after cardiac arrest, coma

01/09/2013 7:19pm
A week after a soccer player collapsed on the soccer field from a cardiac arrest, the boy has died.

Man who tried to kill Orem police officers finally sent to prison

01/09/2013 7:55pm
A man wanted for trying to kill two Orem police officers more than 13 years ago is finally headed to prison. Wednesday's sentencing finally gave the officers some closure, as they offered forgiveness to the man who tried to take their lives.

Davis High students find way to profit from soda ban

01/09/2013 8:15pm
A ban on lunchtime sodas at Davis High school has turned into a business opportunity for some students.

Utah attorney indicted for smuggling immigrants arrested at U.S. border

01/09/2013 9:07pm
A Salt Lake attorney who allegedly fled the country after being indicted for illegal immigrant smuggling was taken into custody as he attempted to re-enter the United States.

Murphy left out a final time as no one is elected to MLB Hall of Fame

01/09/2013 9:08pm
For the first time since 1996, no one received enough votes Wednesday to be entered into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. That includes Alpine's Dale Murphy, who was a star with the Atlanta Braves in the 1980s — and this was the last year he was eligible.

Expanded search for 13-year-old Herriman girl to begin Thursday

01/09/2013 10:40pm
Concern heightened as the sun set Wednesday on the search for a 13-year-old girl last seen in her bedroom Tuesday night. If the girl isn't found by Thursday morning, police and the family are looking to dramatically increase the search.

Options for renaming Dixie State College revealed

01/09/2013 10:46pm
An advertising company researching what's in a name for Dixie State College's imminent rise to university status revealed the results of its work Wednesday, offering four suggestions to be considered by the school's board of trustees later this month.

Oldest living Utah man celebrates 106 years

01/09/2013 10:50pm
Most of us have to read about what happened 100 years ago in a history book, but one Utah man has lived it. At 106, Eldred Smith has a title no one else in the state has: He is oldest man in Utah.

Woman suspected in robbery killed by police; accomplice arrested

01/09/2013 11:03pm
A woman police say was involved in an armed robbery in Murray that led to a shootout with police was shot and killed Wednesday during another confrontation with officers. Late Wednesday night, her suspected accomplice was arrested at a Salt Lake City grocery story.

Fla. proposal could spike tuition for students pursuing 'less profitable' degrees

01/09/2013 11:30pm
Should an art student have to pay more for education than one pursuing science? The state of Florida is exploring that very idea. But the University of Utah is finding success in a different approach.

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