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Nissan Rogue and Nismo Juke at a glance

09/02/2013 9:10am
The funky Nissan Juke is getting faster — and the Nissan Rogue is just going fast.

Provo police veteran fighting Ohio workers' comp fraud

09/02/2013 9:27am
A veteran police officer has been hired to lead anti-fraud efforts at the $28 billion state insurance fund for injured workers.

Why do we despise the visual display of something but casually tolerate the song's lyrics?

09/02/2013 10:18am
Many were shocked at Miley Cyrus' disgusting performance at the VMAs. We agree with that reaction, but how many understand the hypocrisy of being shocked by the visual display of something they have casually tolerated in song lyrics?

7 stories you may have missed this weekend

09/02/2013 10:44am
We've put together a few of the bigger stories from the weekend that you may have missed.

What's too young for a cell phone?

09/02/2013 10:58am
More parents are giving their elementary age children cell phones, but how young is too young? Parents weigh in on the right age to give kids their own phone.

Kitten finds new home after riding miles under car

09/02/2013 11:09am
A kitten born in the wild in Daytona Beach has a new home with a family in Flagler County, and the little guy went to great lengths to find his adoptive family.

Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood

09/02/2013 11:26am
A panel of Egyptian judges recommended Monday the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood, adding momentum to a push by authorities to ban the ousted president's main backer and a pillar of political Islam in the region.

Primary Children's Medical Center to use old name

09/02/2013 11:41am
Effective Oct. 1, Primary Children's Medical Center will be known by its original name — Primary Children's Hospital.

Backlash anticipated over surprise 'F' grades for some Utah schools

09/02/2013 12:22pm
The State Office of Education will release the first school grades Tuesday under a state law that evaluates schools based on proficiency, participation and progress. But some schools will be surprised at that F grade.

Mercury hits dangerous levels in 2 fish-filled Utah reservoirs

09/02/2013 12:47pm
New testing reveals two additional waterways, Starvation and Recapture reservoirs, are under a mercury advisory issued by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality in conjunction with state health and natural resource agencies.

Germany tries 92-year-old for Nazi war crime

09/02/2013 1:38pm
Germany put a 92-year-old former member of the Nazi Waffen SS on trial Monday on charges that he killed a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944.

Artist collaborates with 4-year-old daughter; results are spectacular

09/02/2013 1:51pm
When artist Mica Angela Hendricks worked on some sketches in the presence of her 4-year-old daughter, she expected to work in peace while her daughter doodled in her own sketchbook. What happened next, and the subsequent results, took Hendricks by surprise.

Some flu vaccines promise a little more protection

09/02/2013 3:22pm
Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.

'Our Republican leaders are failing our schools,' Democratic V.P. says

09/02/2013 4:31pm
The Utah Democratic Party called on the state's Republican lawmakers to support teachers after a recent meeting of the Education Task Force saw the Salt Lake City School District criticized for failing students.

Obama tries persuading the skeptical on Syria

09/02/2013 4:59pm
President Barack Obama worked on Monday to persuade skeptical lawmakers to endorse a U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, winning conditional support from two leading Senate foreign policy hawks even as he encountered resistance from members of his own party after two days of a determined push to sell the plan.

Study: Slave's stay inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

09/02/2013 5:18pm
A Clemson University professor is convinced that Harriet Beecher Stowe might not have written "Uncle Tom's Cabin" if it were not for a fugitive South Carolina slave she harbored for a night before starting the history-making novel.

Utah foundation gives $25K to fallen officer's family

09/02/2013 6:03pm
Utah's 1033 Foundation was founded in 2011 to help the families of officers killed in action.

Memorial continues to baffle visitors after decades

09/02/2013 6:38pm
A man who called himself Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder created a memorial that sits off of I-80 from junk and it still holds mysteries.

Big gains on wildfire near Yosemite National Park

09/02/2013 8:39pm
A relatively cool and humid Labor Day allowed fire crews to make major progress Monday toward corralling a massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park.

Bird strike: Southwest jet safely returns to NC

09/02/2013 8:53pm
A Southwest Airlines spokeswoman says a jet carrying 124 people struck a bird shortly after departing for Chicago from a North Carolina airport but safely returned without injuries.

SLC woman killed in crash on I-215

09/02/2013 9:08pm
A 19-year-old woman died Sunday night when the car she was riding in crashed into a sound wall on I-215.

Nyad 1st to swim to Florida from Cuba without cage

09/02/2013 9:49pm
Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad waded ashore Monday and became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.

Gunman wanted to kill a 'uniformed officer,' sheriff says

09/02/2013 10:15pm
The motive of the man who shot and killed Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson "was to kill a uniformed police officer in a marked automobile," Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said Monday.

Thunderstorm causes severe flooding near Panguitch

09/02/2013 10:16pm
An extreme thunderstorm caused severe flooding near the Panguitch Monday afternoon.

2 injured in Cache County rollover

09/02/2013 10:18pm
A Layton man was severely injured in a one-car rollover Sunday near Hardware Ranch.

Utah delegation deliberates over Syria action

09/02/2013 10:23pm
Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, both said they would vote "no" to taking action in Syria based on the current knowledge they have of the situation.

Mona rope swings give Utah teens end-of-summer fun

09/02/2013 10:26pm
A well-known rope swing in Mona provided some end-of-the-summer fun for a group of teenagers Monday.

Land bridge on I-80 to reduce deer-related car accidents

09/02/2013 10:28pm
Construction crews have almost completed a set of tunnels on I-80 near Wendover that will ensure more safety for motorists and wildlife.