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Are you addicted to fear?

11/04/2013 6:15am
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim has tips for people who worry, stress and fear too much. She uses the 12 steps to explain how you can eliminate fear and gain more peace.

Invention offers solution for dangerous space debris

11/04/2013 7:17am
Some high-tech items created by scientists with Utah ties may make it safer for astronaut to do their job.

Obamacare website goes dark for nightly fix-it work

11/04/2013 7:36am
Insomniacs and chronic wee-hour shoppers: Take shopping for Obamacare insurance on the federally run website off your overnight shopping lists -- at least for a while.

Voters to weigh in on Jordan School District bond Tuesday

11/04/2013 8:07am
The largest school bond in Utah is headed into the hands of voters. Tuesday the Jordan School District's $495-million bond will be approved or denied.

Debt collectors use social media to track debtors

11/04/2013 8:37am
Debt collectors have upped their game. They're using social media to find the people who owe them money.

Group battles stigma of mental illness among minorities

11/04/2013 9:22am
Mental health workers have been working to de- stigmatize mental illness within the Caucasian community. Among ethnic and minority communities, experts report an even greater stigma associated with mental disease.

40 cats rescued from Brigham City apartment

11/04/2013 9:34am
A group of cats that was growing exponentially inside a Brigham City apartment is now under control.

Ohio zoo using beagle to detect bear pregnancies

11/04/2013 9:56am
Zoos around the country will soon find out whether a beagle named Elvis can let them know when their polar bears are pregnant.

India strives to join elite Mars explorer club

11/04/2013 10:44am
India is aiming to join an elite group of space explorers when it launches a mission to Mars.

Alligator found under escalator at Chicago airport

11/04/2013 10:59am
A small alligator found under an escalator at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has left authorities puzzled.

From Don Draper to Walter White, can kids handle these complex characters?

11/04/2013 11:14am
Recent television shows, movies and plays have explored the backstories of beloved villains, while TV continues to celebrate the anti-hero. What are the consequences of society embracing these characters, and what do they reflect about our culture?

4 secret menus you have to try

11/04/2013 11:41am
The secret's out: Not all restaurants post all the items it offers on its menu. And we tried four secret menus you should try.

'Speed faithing' latest craze to hit colleges across the country

11/04/2013 11:52am
You've heard of speed dating. But what about "speed faithing?" Incorporating the basic ideas of speed dating for religion, you have 10 minutes to explain and answer questions about your faith.

Man accused of holding teen trick-or-treater against his will

11/04/2013 12:04pm
A resident apparently fed up with Halloween pranks is accused of holding a 14-year-old trick-or-treater against his will.

Bribery case reverberates across Navy with arrests

11/04/2013 12:45pm
It started with an invitation to the Broadway production of "The Lion King" in Tokyo for the Navy commander, his wife and their children.

Beware of new twist on old scam, detectives warn

11/04/2013 12:46pm
Davis County sheriff's investigators are warning residents to be wary of deals that sound too good to be true following a new twist on an old scam.

5 great backpacking trips in the 'Grand Staircase'

11/04/2013 1:35pm
The Staircase offers many opportunities for getting far away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday world with options varying from huge views from high ridge lines to deep and narrow canyons that barely reveal the sky. Here is a list of five backpacking routes to enjoy in the fall weather.

Small northern Utah city to vote on alcohol ban

11/04/2013 1:56pm
A small city in northern Utah will vote Tuesday whether to get rid of its long-standing rule banning alcohol sales.

Duchesne City Council incumbent disqualified

11/04/2013 2:33pm
He was the top vote-getter in August's primary election for two seats on the Duchesne City Council, but Rodney Rowley's name won't appear on the ballot when voters head to the polls Tuesday.

Ender's Game: A movie over 25 years in the making

11/04/2013 3:50pm
When the book Ender's Game was published in 1985, it hit shelves with a fury. Now, over 25 years later, a movie based on the book is finally at a theater near you.

Brovember: facial hair for a good cause

11/04/2013 4:00pm
A new app lets you put colorful moustaches on pictures to support Brovember.

Need real-time air quality info? There's an app for that

11/04/2013 4:31pm
A new app, developed by Weber State University students, will deliver real-time air quality information to users giving those along the Wasatch Front and elsewhere help in navigating their day, including whether to go outside at all.

District hopes Cache County voters will approve bond for 2 new schools

11/04/2013 5:59pm
Major overcrowding in the Cache County School District has lead to multimillion-dollar bond being placed on the election ballot. Voters who live in the district boundaries will decide Tuesday whether they will fund the proposal to build two new high schools on the north and south ends of the Cache Valley.

Police search for vandals after break-in at Park City water facility

11/04/2013 6:36pm
Park City Police are increasing patrols and looking for suspects following a break-in at a remote water facility in the mountains above town.

IRS warns of new phone scam

11/04/2013 6:46pm
The Internal Revenue Service is warning residents not to fall victim to a new phone scam.

Mayor wants to 'lead by example' with plan to cover autism treatment

11/04/2013 7:01pm
Treatment for autism spectrum disorders would be covered for Salt Lake County employees' children under a budget proposal by Mayor Ben McAdams. He says it's not only the right thing to do, but also a way to lead by example for other governments and businesses.

Man follows 'hunch'; police arrest 2 for alleged credit card fraud

11/04/2013 7:20pm
A general manager alerted police to an alleged credit card scam after two men bought several expensive guitars from different stores.

Signs, symptoms, and a simple checklist for teen-onset depression

11/04/2013 7:54pm
If your teen is having emotional swings, it may simply be what is normal today for a teen growing up. But there's a chance he has a deeper problem, and you should stay on top of the matter.

A new 'general women's meeting' announced for LDS Church

11/04/2013 8:39pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that it will be combining two annual church-wide women's meetings into one semi-annual gathering.

Eagle Scout project inspires backpacks that give back

11/04/2013 8:41pm
Help a Kid Somewhere, a backpack company based on the "buy one, give one" model would give backpacks full of school supplies to children in need across the world for every backpack purchased by a customer.

Gay rights bill clears first hurdle in Senate

11/04/2013 8:41pm
The Senate will take up an anti-discrimination bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

Driver arrested after plowing through police barriers on U.S. 40

11/04/2013 9:05pm
A man is in custody after Utah Highway Patrol troopers say he drove through a barrier blocking several accidents and had to be chased down by officers.

MacNeill allegedly told inmates his wife's death can't be proved as murder

11/04/2013 9:12pm
Four inmates who knew Martin MacNeill in federal prison are expected to tell jurors Tuesday that the former doctor used slurs when speaking of his wife and told them that police could never prove that her death was a murder.

Authorities look at LAX shooter's government view

11/04/2013 10:52pm
Federal investigators probing what motivated a gunman to shoot security checkpoint workers at Los Angeles International airport are looking for connections to a long-circulated conspiracy theory that the U.S. government is preparing to oppress citizens under a totalitarian state.

Deer leaps through trailer, stuns driver and sheriff

11/04/2013 10:54pm
A buck surprised a sheriff and a driver after it ended up in the trailer the woman was hauling.

Fatal accident closes I-15 south of St. George

11/04/2013 10:58pm
A fatal car accident forced the closure of I-15 near the Utah-Arizona border Monday night.

Swallow's office will comply with subpoena, but plans to ask for exception

11/04/2013 10:58pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office won't oppose a House investigative committee motion compelling it to comply with a subpoena, but it intends to ask a judge to consider another way to provide files that include health-related information.

Orem family donates medals to museum from 5 generations in 5 wars

11/04/2013 11:00pm
A family in Orem celebrated patriotism and military service Monday with an uncommon gift to the Orem Heritage Museum of Scera.

Will controversial bond, mayoral changes have effect on voter turnout?

11/04/2013 11:01pm
Even with a multimillion dollar initiative and mayoral shifts on some ballots, it's unclear whether voter participation will be higher or lower than usual on Election Day in Salt Lake County.

Teen warns others of cyberbullying on popular website

11/04/2013 11:03pm
A growing number of high school aged students have smartphones, and with nearly 170,000 students in ninth through 12th grade that exposes a lot of teens to cyberbullying.

Family searching for camera lost Halloween night with photos of new baby, father's funeral

11/04/2013 11:04pm
Halloween is usually a happy time for families. For one West Jordan woman, however, the night ended with a heartbreaking loss.

Official: Multiple shots fired at NJ mall

11/04/2013 11:26pm
Multiple shots were fired inside a northern New Jersey mall shortly before closing time, and the search was on early Tuesday for the suspected shooter, a Bergen County official said. There was no report of injuries.