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10 Super Bowl Ads to watch out for

02/01/2014 9:18am
Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne's "Matrix" character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute puppies and kids abound in ads for Cheerios to Anheuser-Busch.

Utah has the 11th most stable economy in the country

02/01/2014 10:34am
Which of the 50 states is the most economically stable? Here is a list of the top 25 states in the best fiscal condition.

Local faith, business leaders laud push for immigration reform

02/01/2014 11:03am
Release of the Standards for Immigration Reform by congressional Republican leaders has renewed hope that meaningful immigration reform legislation will pass in 2014, local clergy and business leaders say.

Officers killed in the line of duty long ago honored

02/01/2014 11:35am
Three Salt Lake City police officers killed in the line of duty, all in separate eras but eerily close to the same spot, were honored Thursday.

High-speed police chase with wrong-way driver ends in DUI arrest, officers say

02/01/2014 1:15pm
A woman who was driving more than 90 miles per hour while traveling in the wrong direction on Legacy Highway was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving Saturday, according to Centerville Police.

Diver killed working on Concordia in Italy

02/01/2014 3:15pm
A diver died Saturday while working on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, apparently gashing his leg on an underwater metal sheet while preparing the wreck for removal, officials and news reports said.

Teachers to lawmakers: 'Give us a voice in education policies'

02/01/2014 3:58pm
Teachers are Utah's education experts and should have an active voice in policy decision-making affecting schools, they told state lawmakers Friday.

Keystone XL foes undaunted by State Dept. report

02/01/2014 4:16pm
With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents were pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into the November elections.

N.Y., N.J. become ‘football central’ in anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday

02/01/2014 5:08pm
Preparations are underway at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., for Sunday's Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. It's a game so big, the celebrations stretch into New York City as well.

Snow storm triggers 10 crashes with 3 semi-trucks, 26 cars on I-15

02/01/2014 5:31pm
Three semi-trucks and 22 cars were involved in a series of crashes on a one-mile stretch of I-15 that sent one to the hospital in critical condition.

3 couples want to testify against Amendment 3 in appeal

02/01/2014 5:34pm
Three same-sex couples, including two who married in Utah while same-sex marriage was briefly permitted in December, want to testify as the case against Amendment 3 is appealed.

Ranching community asks people to fast for drought to end

02/01/2014 6:43pm
Snow this week did nothing to help with the abnormally dry conditions that continue to grip the state. The Farm Bureau is inviting everyone to join in prayer and fasting to ask for moisture for livestock and crops.

Christie going on offensive over accusation

02/01/2014 6:43pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going on the offensive after a former loyalist said he has evidence the Republican governor knew more than he has admitted about an apparently politically motivated traffic jam ordered by one of his staffers last year.

St. George's 'Flag Man' dies at 96

02/01/2014 8:18pm
Lee Warren, known as "The Flag Man" for passing out more than 200,000 American flag pins around St. George over the last 20 years, has died at the age of 96.

Death toll rises to 16 from Indonesia volcano

02/01/2014 8:55pm
The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 Sunday after rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college student died in a hospital, officials said.

Utah man dies after fall on Hawaiian cruise ship

02/01/2014 10:03pm
An 87-year-old Salt Lake City man died Friday days after falling while on a cruise in Hawaii.

Florida woman, 81, arrested for feeding bears lots of dog food

02/01/2014 10:33pm
An 81-year-old Florida woman was arrested and is being held without bail after feeding wild bears that came onto her property. She was warned several times not to feed them, officials said, but she just wouldn't listen.

2 dead in West Jordan CO poisoning

02/01/2014 10:38pm
Two people died Saturday after being found unconscious due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Fallen sheriff's sergeant to be remembered in Wednesday funeral

02/01/2014 10:46pm
The life of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride will be remembered and honored at his funeral services set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Utah Valley University Events Center. The deputy wounded Thursday, Greg Sherwood, improved to serious condition.