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Repair your marriage: Part 1

01/06/2014 6:37am
This is the first in a five-part series on improving your marriage. In this article, Coach Kim helps you to see your marriage problems from a different perspective, and as always, this changes everything.

Tourism budget increases; major return on investment expected

01/06/2014 7:39am
Governor Gary Herbert is hoping to bring more tourists into the state by increasing the money the state will spend on marketing.

Credit cards will be more secure with new technology, experts say

01/06/2014 8:03am
The recent theft of 40 million credit and debit card numbers from Target shoppers highlights a big vulnerability with those cards. The industry plans to take on cyber thieves with what's called a smart card.

Intelligence work most important part of Olympic security, Romney says

01/06/2014 9:00am
Security is a top concern with about a month to go until the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Former Olympic leader Mitt Romney weighed in, saying he believes Russia cannot afford to be caught off guard.

Do families seen on TV reflect the families of today?

01/06/2014 9:30am
Experts say that although directors and producers try to model their shows after what they believe is the modern-day family, most times exaggeration and an unwillingness to stay realistic make TV families a shell of normality.

Crop circle: No, it wasn't aliens, it was marketers

01/06/2014 9:40am
Sorry, but the crop circle discovered last week etched in a farmer's barley field in Chualar, California, was not created by aliens.

Some schools want to stop serving as voting sites

01/06/2014 10:04am
Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

Son's plea inspires woman's weight loss

01/06/2014 10:26am
With the one-track mind of a 6-year-old, Logan interrogated his mother, Jenny Spencer. Logan's last question hit her like, well, the elephant in the room. If you got skinny, would you be able to play with me?

5 great winter sport products

01/06/2014 11:01am
From snowshoes to wearable sleeping bags, here are five winter sport products that make the grade.

BYU football 2013 season recap

01/06/2014 11:13am
Prior to their bowl game, BYU football head coach Bronco Mendenhall said, "I am already calling this season a success." This article will discuss the highs and lows of the 2013 season and allow readers to decide if they agree with Mendenhall or not.

Monster waves slam into UK after US storm

01/06/2014 11:35am
Waves up to 27 feet high slammed into Britain's southwestern coast on Monday, as lashing winds and heavy rain battered parts of the U.K. and coastal residents braced for another round of flooding.

Teacher slims down on McDonald's diet in 3 months

01/06/2014 11:45am
A science teacher lost 37 pounds by eating only food from McDonald's for 90 days.

'Jihad Jane' gets 10 years in plot to kill artist

01/06/2014 11:52am
A troubled Pennsylvania woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" online and plotted to kill a Swedish artist was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after telling a judge she had been consumed by thoughts of a Muslim holy war.

Police find $10K worth of meth after arresting 2 car theft suspects

01/06/2014 12:59pm
Cooperation between police in Vernal and Heber City led to the arrests of two vehicle-burglary suspects and the seizure of about $10,000 worth of methamphetamine.

Have You Seen This? Old Spice 'Momsong'

01/06/2014 1:07pm
A mother's love is about one of the only guarantees in life. There is no denying that mothers love their children and want to hold onto them for as long as humanly possible. And Old Spice is pulling at the heart strings with a new commercial.

Smashed statues restored, returned to church

01/06/2014 1:33pm
Six of eight statues that were smashed by vandals were restored and returned to a Magna parish Sunday.

Should you watch it or not? 2014 Awards Season 101

01/06/2014 2:14pm
It's a new year and Hollywood is once again about to embark on a major awards show crush. We've compiled a guide to help you navigate these award shows and determine whether you should tune in.

Draper man looking for stolen journal containing 'irreplaceable' writings

01/06/2014 2:31pm
A Draper man said someone broke into his car and stole a black journal containing poetry and writings from his struggle to overcome addiction.

Utes named in Top 50 valuable teams report

01/06/2014 5:11pm
The University of Utah's football program was named one of the 50 most valuable teams in the country, according to a new report.

Pilot with drug conviction arrested for drugs, charges of rape

01/06/2014 6:01pm
A man previously convicted of flying marijuana into Utah now faces allegations of rape and drug distribution in Oregon.

High court's halt to gay marriage doesn't discourage Utah plaintiffs

01/06/2014 6:29pm
There's no question that the U.S. Supreme Court's Monday ruling to place a stay on gay marriages in Utah is causing some confusion. But for those at the heart of the case, this is just one step on a big ladder, and they're not discouraged.

Missing man in AP photo heading home with family

01/06/2014 6:42pm
A missing man who was reunited with his family after he was photographed while pressed against a steam vent to keep warm in downtown Washington is on his way back home to upstate New York.

2 more Wasatch Front bank robberies make 25 since November

01/06/2014 6:45pm
Two more banks were robbed in Salt Lake City on Monday. The incidents marked the 23rd and 24th bank robberies along the Wasatch Front since Nov. 2, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Martin MacNeill 'struggling' in jail, attorney says

01/06/2014 6:55pm
Martin MacNeill, who was convicted in November of killing his wife, returned to a Provo courtroom Monday to answer to charges of sexually abusing one of his daughters.

Nonprofit group offering surgeries for children bullied over deformities

01/06/2014 7:37pm
A non-profit group out of New York is providing free plastic surgeries to children and youth who claim they have been bullied because of their physical deformities.

Man who cut wrist inside store charged with aggravated assault

01/06/2014 7:50pm
A man who severely slashed his own wrist inside a Smith's Food and Drug store on New Year's Eve after being approached by police told officers he believed there was $1 billion inside the store for him.

$6K in tools stolen from Davis County contractor's work trailer

01/06/2014 8:05pm
A business owner is out $6,000 worth of tools after a thief broke into his work trailer and stole most of his tools. Now deputies are hoping the cold weather might provide a lead in the case.

'Fixer' for former AG hires new defense attorney

01/06/2014 8:19pm
The man who saw himself as former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's "fixer" has retained defense attorney Ron Yengich.

Most dangerous temps in decades push across US

01/06/2014 8:26pm
The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday, closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing people to pull their hoods and scarves tight to protect exposed skin from nearly instant frostbite.

Sexting starts as young as 12, study says

01/06/2014 8:31pm
Sexting starts as young as 12 years old for some kids, a new study says. Study authors said adolescents who participated in such messages were more likely to engage in other sexual acts.

Girl in critical condition after falling from truck bed

01/06/2014 8:58pm
A 16-year-old girl was in critical condition Monday after falling from a moving pickup truck, police said.

Fight over TV remote ends in felony charges for homicide suspect

01/06/2014 9:02pm
A jailhouse fight over the TV remote control has suspect in a Utah cold-case homicide facing a felony assault charge.

U.S. Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

01/06/2014 9:25pm
The U.S. Supreme Court put the brakes on same-sex marriage in Utah on Monday, setting up a legal battle in federal appeals court that could eventually wend its way back to the high court.

No. 1 Florida State beats No. 2 Auburn 34-31

01/06/2014 10:24pm
Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.

Utah man sets record by biking 500 miles across South Pole

01/06/2014 10:42pm
The owner of Epic Biking in Saratoga Springs is well on his way to becoming the first person to ride a bicycle to the South Pole.

TRAX train hits pedestrian near Ballpark Station

01/06/2014 10:43pm
A woman was killed in a TRAX accident Monday evening.

Landslide at Bingham Canyon Mine triggered earthquakes, geologists say

01/06/2014 10:55pm
New studies released are stating that the landslide at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine actually triggered a dozen small earthquakes.

Dash-cam video shows dangers of distracted driving

01/06/2014 10:56pm
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was almost killed after a near-miss with a semitruck, and his dashboard camera recorded the whole thing.