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Denver teen becomes musically gifted after 2 concussions

11/23/2013 9:33am
A young athlete from Denver became musically gifted after two back- to-back concussions put him in the hospital for weeks.

Dixie State will go smoke-free in January

11/23/2013 10:01am
The Dixie State University Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously in favor of a campus-wide ban on tobacco beginning Jan. 1.

FedEx rear trailer tipped, caused delays

11/23/2013 11:39am
The rear trailer of a southbound FedEx truck hauling two trailers slid and rolled on its side Friday afternoon in Kolob Canyon, slowing traffic on I-15 for several hours.

Utah employment rates continue to rise

11/23/2013 12:38pm
Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for October 2013 grew by an estimated 2.2 percent, adding 27,800 jobs to the economy as compared to October 2012. Utah's current count of jobs measures 1,299,000.

Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first

11/23/2013 1:13pm
A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities.

Canyons School District to install detectors after carbon monoxide poisoning incident

11/23/2013 1:42pm
After a recent incident in which students and teachers at an elementary school were sickened by an undetected gas leak, Canyons School District is addressing the need for carbon monoxide detectors in its schools.

UK police: Slavery case involved ideology

11/23/2013 4:22pm
New details emerged Saturday in the bizarre case of three suspected female slaves allegedly held for 30 years, with police indicating the unusual household arrangement started as a collective of people with shared political beliefs.

'Catching Fire' ablaze with $135M at box office

11/23/2013 4:46pm
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is a scorching hit at the box office. Lionsgate has released early numbers on what's expected to be one of the biggest November openings ever.

Rees, McDaniel lead Irish to 23-13 win over BYU

11/23/2013 5:12pm
BYU traveled to South Bend for the second straight year and will come home with a loss.

Utah National Guard soldiers deployed to Kosovo

11/23/2013 5:41pm
Approximately 60 soldiers of the Utah Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation unit departed Saturday for the first leg of their 12-month deployment to Kosovo. They will be providing safety and security in the region.

SC child taken 20 years ago safe in Australia

11/23/2013 6:02pm
A woman accused of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago has been located in Australia and is facing extradition back to the United States to face charges, federal authorities announced this week.

'Piston' console offers consumers a new option for gaming

11/23/2013 6:28pm
Piston isn't just a gaming device; it's a regular computer, loaded with Windows and any other standard software that you might use, Utah company says.

Police: NY deli owners stole $1M lottery ticket

11/23/2013 6:36pm
A Long Island deli owner and his son were charged Saturday with scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket.

DWS workers complain of 'favoritism, inconsistency, retaliation,' audit shows

11/23/2013 7:08pm
Large-scale management changes in the Utah Department of Workforce Services amid record demand for public assistance while coping with a recession-related budget crunch were "likely ill-advised," a new legislative audit states.

Powerful storm system blasts US West; 8 killed

11/23/2013 7:24pm
A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. has marched eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds.

LAX returns to normal after chaotic night

11/23/2013 7:30pm
Operations were back to normal at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday following a car crash and false alarms that evacuated terminals, stalled dozens of flights and panicked passengers jittery after a recent shooting rampage.

Southern Utah University chooses Scott Wyatt as next president

11/23/2013 7:50pm
Snow College President Scott Wyatt was selected Friday to serve as the next president of Southern Utah University.

Former missionaries in Utah organize efforts for Filipino people they served, love

11/23/2013 8:15pm
Former missionaries in Utah organized various fundraisers Saturday to help the people they once served in typhoon-ravaged areas of the Philippines.

Air quality in Utah a pressing concern, according to task force

11/23/2013 8:57pm
Two years of work by the Economic Development Task Force left the 16 members zeroing in on air quality as a primary area that needs attention to keep Utah economically attractive for the next generation.

Woman chasing loose horses struck and killed by car

11/23/2013 10:15pm
A woman died Friday night in West Haven City after she was struck by a car while trying to round up two loose horses.

Man shot 3 times in alleged gang-related shooting

11/23/2013 10:18pm
Police are investigating what they believe is a gang-related shooting.

2 injured in collision between TRAX train and pickup truck

11/23/2013 10:18pm
A teenage boy and an adult woman were seriously injured Saturday night after the truck they were in collided with a northbound UTA TRAX train in West Valley City.

Kerry tells Iran: Prove peaceful nuke intentions

11/23/2013 10:22pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that if Iran's nuclear program is truly just for peaceful purposes, then it simply needs to "prove it" to the world.