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Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich

11/11/2013 8:05am
More than 90 tons of prepackaged salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled because a bacterial strain of E. coli has been linked to its products.

Renting rooms leaves homeowners owing taxes, commission says

11/11/2013 8:52am
Are homeowners breaking the law when they earn extra money by charging people for overnight stays in an extra bedroom?

Cougar kills keeper at Oregon sanctuary

11/11/2013 9:53am
The head keeper at a private sanctuary for captive-born wildcats died when one of the animals attacked her, according to authorities.

Dog brings home human leg; search turns up more body parts

11/11/2013 10:03am
Bill Flowers' dog Liberty showed up at his house last week with a human leg — from a complete set of toes to almost the hip.

1,345-pound Saudi Arabian man sheds more than 300 pounds

11/11/2013 10:20am
A morbidly obese Saudi Arabian man has lost 330 pounds since the Saudi king ordered him hospitalized three months ago.

Futuristic water-recycling shower cuts bills by over $1K

11/11/2013 10:33am
In space, astronauts go for years without a fresh supply of water. Floating in a capsule in outer space they wash and drink from the same continuously recycled source. So why, asked Swedish industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi, do we not do the same on Earth?

Driving transportation to a cleaner future

11/11/2013 11:01am
Many public transit riders see the system as providing a solution to air quality and emissions by reducing the number of cars on the road. What if there was a better solution, one that even further cuts emissions? Could new technology change the face of transportation?

Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world

11/11/2013 11:15am
It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Several hundred people, including families with small children, packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational talk and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

U. MBA program jumps into national Top 40, report says

11/11/2013 12:06pm
For the first time, the University of Utah's executive and professional MBA program ranked among the top 40 business schools in the biennial Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings.

Unified Fire Authority reveals contract with NSA following false alarms

11/11/2013 1:51pm
The Unified Fire Authority revealed their new working relationship with the NSA following some recent false fire alarms at the new data center in Bluffdale. The UFA won a bid to provide fire protection for the building for the next five years.

Why some people get out of poverty and others don't

11/11/2013 1:58pm
Seventy percent of Americans born at the bottom fifth of income never rise up to the middle. But what about those few who do? What makes them different?

Transition home offers support for homeless youth

11/11/2013 2:06pm
A Utah teenager who found herself homeless for a short time is back on her feet thanks to a local program designed to provide support, guidance and structure to homeless youth.

Free meals, services and discounts for military, veterans

11/11/2013 2:16pm
Businesses across Utah are showing appreciation for military service Monday by offering discounts and free services.

Police catch convicted car thief in stolen vehicle

11/11/2013 2:33pm
A man already convicted of breaking into cars and stealing vehicles using shaved keys was arrested again Monday for investigation of the same offense.

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

11/11/2013 3:35pm
The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn't be civil unions for gay couples, legal recreational marijuana, new renewable energy standards, or limits on ammunition magazines.

Man attacked, seriously injured at U of U tailgate party

11/11/2013 4:05pm
Police are looking for a man wanted in the attack of a 21-year-old former student in the tailgating lot outside the University of Utah football game Saturday.

Military honored, celebrated around Utah on Veteran's Day

11/11/2013 5:36pm
Utahns paused to reflect and remember the military and armed forces at numerous events across the state on Veteran's Day.

Teen shares 'dangerous' experience of running away

11/11/2013 5:44pm
The topic of runaways is not often talked about by families, police, or even the media. This year alone, more than 2,000 Utah kids have run away from home. One of those cases was Michaela Kerby, and her experience was not good.

Ex-attorney arrested after allegedly enticing minor for sex online

11/11/2013 5:57pm
A former Salt Lake attorney who was sentenced to federal prison for defrauding the IRS, was arrested over the weekend for investigation of enticing a minor over the Internet.

Syracuse school goes pink to welcome teacher back

11/11/2013 6:07pm
A second-grade teacher battling breast cancer got quite the surprise when she came back to school. On Monday, students and teachers, all dressed in pink, gathered to welcome her back after she missed most of the first term of school.

Sarah Palin discusses new book, Obamacare in interview

11/11/2013 6:59pm
Former Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate, Sarah Palin, has a new book that will be sold in stores Tuesday. The book defends what she calls the assault on Christmas.

Police search for man involved in office thefts

11/11/2013 7:05pm
Police from multiple cities in Utah County are looking for whom they describe as a "serial" thief who casually strolls through offices in search of wallets, purses and other valuables.

Utahn doesn't need hair to show 'true beauty'

11/11/2013 7:31pm
A Utah woman who is receiving international attention after competing in a beauty pageant without a wig covering her baldness says she just wants to help others facing the challenges of alopecia.

Ephraim widow tells husband's story of survival as POW during WWII

11/11/2013 7:51pm
As Gwen McGarry visits the grave of her husband, she can't help but think of what he went through as a prisoner of war. She has written his story using notes and the Bible her husband used as a journal.

Hacker group alleges Logan River Academy abuses clients

11/11/2013 8:05pm
The hacker and activist group Anonymous is going after the troubled teen industry and zeroed in on a Utah school — the Logan River Academy — alleging abuse of children because of its alleged use of solitary confinement on its clients.

Glendale woman killed in semitrailer rollover

11/11/2013 8:36pm
A woman was killed in a semitrailer accident on SR-20 Monday afternoon.

Hundreds attend friendless vet's funeral after plea from obit goes viral

11/11/2013 8:46pm
When 99-year-old veteran Harold Jellicoe "Coe" Percival died last month, he had no friends or family close by to attend his funeral. His short obituary gave a final plea for anyone to come. What happened next was an unexpected outpouring of love for a lonely WWII vet.

The 7 rules of using prescription pain medication

11/11/2013 8:59pm
Pain medication is not designed to remove pain; it's designed to lower the intensity of pain. Not understanding this can become a deadly mistake. Here are seven rules for using prescription pain medication I think every person should be aware of.

Tribal leaders, U. officials set to negotiate future use of Ute name

11/11/2013 9:45pm
Ute tribal officials and University of Utah administrators are slated to meet Nov. 22 to negotiate the conditions for the school's future use of the Ute name and the drum and feather logo worn by its sports teams.

Nuggets dominate 4th, beat winless Jazz 100-81

11/11/2013 10:01pm
The Jazz remain winless by falling late with a 30-17 4th quarter, end the night 100-81.

Man injured after 25-foot fall during rock climbing

11/11/2013 10:41pm
Crews worked to locate and carry an injured climber out of Little Cottonwood Canyon Monday evening.

Multi-vehicle accident injures 2, closes State Street at 4800 South

11/11/2013 10:45pm
A multi-vehicle accident critically injured two people and forced the closure of the southbound lanes of State Street at 4800 South Monday night.

Tooele man, baby hit by alleged drunk driver

11/11/2013 10:46pm
A young father in Tooele said he feels very fortunate after he and his 9-month-old son survived a head-on crash with an accused drunken driver.

All LDS missionaries in the Philippines were found safe, Church says

11/11/2013 10:52pm
More Utah families are getting word that their missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the Philippines are safe following Friday's typhoon, and 24 missionaries who were previously unaccounted for have now been found safe.

Desperate survivors seek to flee typhoon zone

11/11/2013 10:57pm
Thousands of typhoon survivors swarmed the airport here on Tuesday seeking a flight out, but only a few hundred made it, leaving behind a shattered, rain-lashed city short of food and water and littered with countless bodies.