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Up to 300,000 Utahns eligible for health insurance tax subsidy

11/07/2013 7:41am
Federal tax subsidies are available to help people afford health insurance coverage purchased on new insurance marketplaces. A new report estimates that more than 206,000 Utahns are eligible to take advantage of the credit.

Advocates believe dogs will make schools safer

11/07/2013 7:54am
While some say school safety hinges on guns, cameras or alarms in classrooms, Mark Gomer and Kristi Schiller think specially trained dogs should take point in preventing violence in schools.

Polio threatens to make a comeback in parts of the world

11/07/2013 8:41am
Concern is growing that polio — a disease that once was nearly eradicated — could erupt again.

Ask a Chef: Homemade holiday pies

11/07/2013 10:00am
Every week one of the chefs from Harmons Grocery Stores will be answering your toughest culinary questions. This week: Do you have a simple yet delicious pie recipe?

Chess, rubber duck inducted into Toy Hall of Fame

11/07/2013 10:37am
The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday.

Man accused of impersonating an officer, calling for backup

11/07/2013 10:56am
A man accused of impersonating an officer had some St. George residents concerned after he pulled them over for supposed traffic violations.

Photos: Bountiful Peak at sunrise

11/07/2013 11:01am
The mountains to the east of Farmington and Bountiful provide adventurers with endless places to explore. But if you happen to be there at sunrise, the view is spectacular.

School bus driver fired for praying with students

11/07/2013 11:15am
A school bus driver in Minnesota says he is out of a job because he prayed with students on his bus.

Conn. cat used for target practice shot by arrow

11/07/2013 12:42pm
A cat that Connecticut officials believe was used for target practice has survived being shot by an arrow.

Provo man's hand-lettered shirts show state pride

11/07/2013 2:00pm
Popularity on Instagram has led a Provo man to produce state T-shirts and a letter-press map with help from Kickstarter.

The art of being a mom

11/07/2013 2:35pm
Through my 20-plus years of mothering, it seems that the many abilities needed to keep a home moving smoothly are somewhat of a learned art.

Tooele man killed in carbon monoxide incident identified

11/07/2013 2:39pm
Police believe the death of a Tooele man who was found in his living room was the result of a tragic accident and not a suicide.

Powell objects to paying $1.8M judgement, victims' attorney says

11/07/2013 3:45pm
Steven Powell says the $1.8 million he was ordered to pay to the young girls he took voyeuristic pictures of is too much.

Restaurant owner pleads no contest for sexual abuse of teen

11/07/2013 4:30pm
The co-owner of an Ogden restaurant pleaded no contest this week to having unlawful sexual conduct with an employee.

Parent 'concerned' about business presence at local high school

11/07/2013 5:06pm
A Utah County parent is raising concerns about seeing a fast food company's car and mascot at her local high school.

2nd arrest made in killing of Mississippi family

11/07/2013 5:53pm
A second suspect has been arrested and charged in the abduction and killing of a Mississippi woman and her 7-year-old son, authorities said Thursday.

New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

11/07/2013 6:06pm
A new video that surfaced Thursday showed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford threatening to "murder" someone and "poke his eyes out" in a rambling rage, deepening concerns among both critics and allies that he is no longer fit to lead Canada's largest city.

2 people arrested, 1 cleared in home burglary

11/07/2013 6:10pm
Police arrested two people and cleared a third in connection with a burglary at a Syracuse home.

83 tour bus accident deaths prompts safety investigation

11/07/2013 6:54pm
After an investigation into several tour bus accidents that injured 83 and killed nine in four states, a Nation Transportation Safety Board report calls for more oversight of bus and truck companies.

Swallow categorically denies deleting emails, computer files

11/07/2013 7:02pm
Attorney General John Swallow struck an angry tone at times Thursday as he denied deleting any of his emails or computer files that a Utah House investigative committee says have disappeared.

Witnesses testify MacNeill was not home when his wife died

11/07/2013 7:13pm
Attorneys for Martin MacNeill mounted his defense with just four witnesses on Thursday, relying on the testimony of a co-worker and his daughter's teacher to bolster the claim that the former doctor was at work or with his children when his wife died.

Baby revived after near drowning

11/07/2013 7:16pm
Police say a baby has been revived after nearly drowning at a West Valley home.

Man sentenced in Roy backyard body case

11/07/2013 7:17pm
A man accused of burying a body in the backyard of his girlfriend's Roy home has been sentenced to up to 20 years behind bars.

LDS player gets year of eligibility back after NCAA appeal

11/07/2013 7:40pm
After losing a year of eligibility from the NCAA for playing church basketball, LDS athlete Nathan Harries has been awarded his full eligibility.

Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

11/07/2013 7:44pm
Reflecting Americans' increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Turkey shot, killed by police after attacking children, dog

11/07/2013 7:52pm
A turkey that allegedly attacked children and a dog in Corinne was shot by a police officer on Sunday.

Utah looking to have above-average snowpack this winter

11/07/2013 8:00pm
Although the snowpack may not look like much right now, the snowstorms Utah's had so far could have a very big impact on our very dry state.

Convicted killer linked to cold case death of teen girl

11/07/2013 8:16pm
Testimonies were heard Thursday in a preliminary hearing for Thomas Evan Noffsinger, who was charged with aggravated murder, rape and forcible sodomy, all first-degree felonies, in connection with the 1989 death of 17-year-old Felicia Pappas.

Friends, family rally for 3-year-old's 4th open heart surgery

11/07/2013 8:32pm
A family friend is holding a raffle to cover travel expenses for a 3- year-old boy's fourth heart surgery.

Utah improves efforts to stop child sex trafficking

11/07/2013 8:51pm
When it comes to protecting children against sex trafficking, Utah is improving, but it could do better. A new report by Shared Hope International, a nonprofit group that works to eliminate child sex-trafficking, gave the state a "C" for its e

Utah company creates viral online gift exchange

11/07/2013 9:36pm
Many people enjoy doing anonymous presents during Chrismtas as a "secret santa" gift exchanges, but a small Salt Lake City company has taken the idea to a whole new level by involving Internet users from around the world.

New firearm simulator may help save lives, police say

11/07/2013 10:01pm
Police officers only get a split second to decide if they should shoot or not shoot. Salt Lake County officials believes their new state-of-the-art firearm training simulator will hone split-second decision making skills that save lives.

No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

11/07/2013 10:04pm
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.

Powerful typhoon hits Philippines

11/07/2013 10:20pm
One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides, knocking out power in one entire province and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Two people had died.

Stun gun, handgun used on man in car waiting for his wife

11/07/2013 10:29pm
A man waiting in a car to pick up his wife was fortunate to escape unharmed after police say a stun gun was used on him and he was shot at during a failed robbery attempt.

FBI officials give tips to identify fraudulent emails, scams

11/07/2013 11:05pm
Cyber criminal activity is becoming an increasing problem and FBI officials have given several tips for citizens to protect themselves.

RSL beats Los Angeles 2-0; advances to Western Conference Final

11/07/2013 11:52pm
Real Salt Lake advanced to the Major League Soccer Western Conference Final Thursday night after beating the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on the night and finishing the two-game semifinal series 2-1 on the aggregate score.