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Sugar House residents discuss major transportation proposal

09/28/2013 9:45am
The Salt Lake City Council took a public hearing about a proposed transportation ordinance to the streets, literally, as they gathered with Sugar House residents at Monument Plaza on Friday night.

$1.5 million grant awarded to Utah cancer researcher

09/28/2013 11:28am
A Utah researcher received a grant to continue studying genes that play into the cause and spread of melanoma, a potentially deadly skin cancer.

A glance into the life of the Ringling Brothers circus ringmaster

09/28/2013 12:10pm
Andre McClain didn't always want to be a circus ringmaster, but after 10 years of rodeo, he took an opportunity that would change his life.

Sale of horses from NV wildlife refuge moves ahead

09/28/2013 12:38pm
A Federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. government can proceed with plans to sell more than 400 mustangs gathered at a national wildlife refuge to a private contractor that critics say has a history of reselling them for slaughter.

UVU daycare expands, aids students with children

09/28/2013 1:03pm
Utah Valley University students, faculty and community members celebrated the grand opening of an expanded Wee Care Center on Friday. The center provides low-cost child care services to parents working toward a degree.

Man stabbed at party; police search for alleged attacker

09/28/2013 1:20pm
South Salt Lake police are looking for a man they say stabbed another man at a party Friday night.

U. receives $200K grant for helping Utah stay globally competitive

09/28/2013 1:33pm
The University of Utah will receive $200,000 as part of the first round of funding for the "Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership."

SLC firefighters put out 4-alarm fire

09/28/2013 5:35pm
Firefighters were called to Hill Crest Apartments in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning to what ended up being a four-alarm fire.

WWII airman laid to rest decades after disappearance in South Pacific

09/28/2013 6:02pm
Family and friends of a World War II Army pilot from Springville, Utah, were overjoyed to finally be able to lay his body to rest Saturday, nearly 70 years after he was killed.

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honored at Harvard

09/28/2013 7:36pm
A Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been honored as Harvard University's humanitarian of the year.

Episcopal priests bless bikes, teach safety

09/28/2013 7:50pm
Hundreds of cyclists lined the streets outside an Episcopal church waiting for their bikes to be blessed Saturday.

Radio blackout cited in deaths of 19 firefighters

09/28/2013 8:02pm
Shortly before 19 elite firefighters perished in a raging Arizona wildfire, commanders thought the crew was in a safe place. No one had heard from the Granite Mountain Hotshots for 33 minutes. The crew didn't contact commanders, and commanders didn't radio them.

Erin Brockovich joins environmental activists in fight against Utah incinerator

09/28/2013 9:24pm
Environmental activist Erin Brockovitch enthralled a crowd of several hundred in North Salt Lake during a Saturday town hall meeting protesting medical waste incinerator Stericycle. She later participated in a march calling for the plant's shut down.

Ex-Scout leader attempts suicide amid more allegations of sexual misconduct

09/28/2013 9:57pm
The case of a former longtime school teacher and Boy Scout leader accused of storing explicit pictures of young boys on his computer is taking on new twists, with more witnesses who have come forward and a botched suicide attempt by the accused.

LDS leaders focus on importance of covenants in women's meeting

09/28/2013 10:02pm
Tens of thousands of Latter-day Saint women filled the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Saturday night as women leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Relief Society brought messages of hope, love and the importance of covenants to their annual meeting.

Volunteers work to clean up growing graffiti problem at Arches

09/28/2013 10:36pm
More than two dozen volunteers swung into action Saturday in Arches National Park. Their job was to clean up the aggravating, infuriating messages left by park visitors, right on the rocks.

Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks health care delay

09/28/2013 10:37pm
Locked in a deepening struggle with President Barack Obama, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation early Sunday imposing a one-year delay in key parts of the nation's health care law and repealing a tax on medical devices as the price for avoiding a partial government shutdown in a few days' time.