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LIFEAdvice: How Olympic losers win

02/17/2014 6:33am
In this Olympic addition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares some thoughts about what we can learn from the athletes who don't make the podium.

Forecasters warn of 'unusual' avalanche danger

02/17/2014 7:06am
Anyone with plans to enjoy Utah's mountains on President's Day should beware of high avalanche danger across the Wasatch Front, forecasters said.

Disagreement leads to stabbing

02/17/2014 7:29am
A woman is recovering after being stabbed multiple times during a disagreement at a home in Magna Sunday evening.

One-ring phone scam banks on people's curiosity

02/17/2014 7:55am
The nationwide surge of a scam shows how thieves are preying on people's curiosity. The scammers call random cell phone numbers and let it ring once. Those who take the bait and call back face huge fees.

Utah man pleads guilty to Nevada slaying

02/17/2014 9:08am
A 31-year-old Utah man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with one of two slayings in a Nevada house last year.

Cultural awareness crucial for business deals, experts say

02/17/2014 9:36am
Making the extra effort to learn about other cultures could open doors to more business opportunities, organizers of an upcoming seminar said.

The greatest US presidents of all time

02/17/2014 9:36am
In celebration of President's Day, here is a list of the 25 most revered presidents in the history of the United States.

5 reasons BYU's win over Saint Mary's is particularly satisfying

02/17/2014 10:04am
On Saturday night, BYU basketball finally broke through and got a win on Saint Mary's home court. Here are five reasons why the win over the Gaels is particularly satisfying to BYU players, coaches and fans.

National pilot shortage has local impact

02/17/2014 10:21am
A national shortage of airline pilots is hitting Utah close to home.

Shirley Temple reached out, gave hope to struggling Utah girl

02/17/2014 10:37am
A lot of people reminisced last week with news of the death of acting great Shirley Temple Black. For one Utah woman, her death is more personal.

Man loses 275 pounds, reunited with love

02/17/2014 10:54am
Lee Jordan reunited with his college sweetheart more than 20 years after their break-up and weighing in at 450 lbs. "There was nothing but love and acceptance in her eyes," Jordan said. "I cannot express how powerful that was. That was the turning point to give me the willingness to turn things around."

New kit turns mountain bikes into snow machines

02/17/2014 11:01am
The Ktrak snow bike kit allows riders to convert their mountain bikes into human-powered snow machines.

Camel escapes, attacks man in Southern California

02/17/2014 11:33am
A camel escaped from an enclosure in a Southern California high desert community Friday, stomped a 72-year-old man who tried to capture it, and chased other people before it calmed down and was corralled.

Near-Earth asteroid can be viewed on live stream

02/17/2014 11:44am
A huge asteroid will fly near our home planet Monday night, and Earthlings can watch it live online.

Woman jailed for not returning 2005 video rental

02/17/2014 12:14pm
Kayla Michelle Finley may be wishing that services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime had been around a little earlier. The South Carolina woman spent a night in jail last week for failing to return a video she rented — in 2005.

Have you seen this? Luge POV

02/17/2014 1:13pm
Matt Mortensen of the U.S. doubles luge team has given us a little look at what it's like to fly down an ice track at 80 mph.

Eleanor Roosevelt ranked the top first lady

02/17/2014 1:27pm
Eleanor Roosevelt kept the top spot in a new survey that ranks American first ladies — her fifth No. 1 ranking over the last 32 years.

Death by faith: Why the snake handler refused treatment

02/17/2014 1:49pm
In the close-knit town of Middlesboro, Kentucky, almost everyone knew what was happening inside the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church — including Police Chief Jeff Sharpe.

'Unbroken' releases special 'Olympics preview'

02/17/2014 2:02pm
The highly anticipated film, "Unbroken," has debuted a special "Olympics preview" that gives us our first look at the film.

Parents expecting triplets shocked with 4th tiny surprise

02/17/2014 2:49pm
Craig and Kimberly Fugate knew they'd have their hands full when she became pregnant with triplets at age 41. But they were floored when the doctor who performed the Caesarean section at 28 weeks said there was one more.

Marty McFly's self-lacing shoes coming in 2015

02/17/2014 3:19pm
For those who have an unhealthy obsession with "Back to the Future," which is almost everyone, your patience has paid off. Nike is finally going to make Marty McFly's self-lacing shoes.

Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

02/17/2014 3:46pm
It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Only then did the terrified passengers _ bound for Italy from Addis Ababa _ realize something was terribly wrong.

Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday

02/17/2014 4:24pm
On a clear, moonlight night 150 years ago, the hand-cranked Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley glided out over glassy seas off South Carolina, sailing into history as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy warship.

Utahn’s love of LEGO inspires creation of miniature city

02/17/2014 5:59pm
For the past 25 years, Alex Nunes has been fascinated with LEGO. It began when he received his first set and blossomed into what is now a 270-square-foot miniature city in his basement.

Police identify 3rd victim in deadly Tooele crash

02/17/2014 6:50pm
Police have identified the three people killed in a fatal crash on state Route 36 Sunday.

Officials warn people to stay off the ice after daring rescue

02/17/2014 7:07pm
Authorities are warning people to stay off the ice after a daring rescue Sunday that showed just how dangerous the conditions are right now.

3 bald eagles died from lead poisoning, rehabilitation center says

02/17/2014 7:15pm
First, it was the West Nile virus; now wildlife volunteers say bald eagles in northern Utah are being killed by lead poisoning. It's a problem they say hunters can fix with a simple change in ammunition type, but some gun owners disagree.

Ticket sales meeting expectations, Olympic organizers say

02/17/2014 7:29pm
The 1-millionth Olympic Park ticket was sold in Sochi this past weekend. Even though empty seats can be seen at some of the venues, organizers say ticket sales are meeting expectations.

No school holiday for American Fork 4th graders

02/17/2014 7:42pm
Shelley Elementary in American Fork didn't have class on Monday in observance of President's Day. But 18 fourth-graders came to school anyway hoping a read-a-thon would help them win something special.

Sometimes we 'amazing' parents of special-needs kids are just muddling through

02/17/2014 8:40pm
Is there a word out there that always makes you cringe? For some parents of kids with special needs, that word is "amazing." Being called an "amazing" parent is a generous compliment, but it can chafe because such parents rarely feel amazing.

Pikus-Pace, Hansen take Olympics break to attend LDS church in Russia

02/17/2014 9:47pm
Utah Olympians Noelle Pikus-Pace and Kate Hansen took a break from their busy schedule Sunday week to attend church in Russia.

New memorial planned to honor 1,300 fallen Carbon County miners

02/17/2014 10:12pm
The organizers of a new memorial in Price are facing a monumental task: confirming the accuracy of the roughly 1,300 names that will go on bronze plaques to honor all the Carbon County miners who have died since the late 1800s.

Teen with Down syndrome finishes cheerleading after 4 years

02/17/2014 10:35pm
It was a big weekend for a senior in Gunnison, who cheered her last home game. The school band, the fans and the cheerleaders help add excitement to any high school basketball game, but at Gunnison Valley High School, JoAnna West steals the show.

Davis, White of US win Olympic ice dance gold

02/17/2014 10:39pm
Through 17 years of grueling practices, of defeats and victories, Meryl Davis and Charlie White insist they've never considered parting ways.

Zubkov rolls to Olympic 2-man bobsled gold medal

02/17/2014 10:40pm
It was a night 62 years in the making for the U.S., with the pairing of Steven Holcomb of Park City, Utah, and Steve Langton of Melrose, Mass., taking the bronze, the first two-man medal showing by an American sled since 1952.

Stranded mechanic says determination, help from 'the good Lord' saved him

02/17/2014 10:41pm
A Cache County man is thankful to be alive after being rescued in an intense snowstorm last week in Wyoming. The diesel mechanic was headed to fix a broken-down snowcat, when he found himself in a fight for his life.

Jamaican bobsled team feels the love in Sochi

02/17/2014 10:51pm
Jamaica's bobsled team didn't win gold, silver or bronze, but that doesn't mean they weren't loved in Sochi.

Sight not needed for US paralympic skier in Sochi

02/17/2014 11:01pm
If you've watched U.S. Alpine skiers Julia Mancuso and Bode Miller in Sochi these Olympic Games, you know how fast and furious the sport of ski racing can be. Now imagine flying down those slopes at 60 miles per hour — with your eyes closed.

Weibrecht's fan club in Alta thrilled with silver medal

02/17/2014 11:03pm
Andrew Weibrecht won a silver medal in the Super-G and the folks at the Alta Ski Shop celebrated his feat.

Departure ceremony held for 120 Army Reserve soldiers

02/17/2014 11:05pm
More than 120 Army Reserve Soldiers with the 420th Military Police Company will be deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Friends and family said goodbye to their loved ones at a departure ceremony on Monday.