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Teens share experiences on distracted driving

02/28/2014 6:52am
Students at Corner Canyon High School in Draper participated Thursday in IKnowEverything, a program that surveys teens and educates them on the dangers of distracted driving.

Police search for missing elderly woman

02/28/2014 7:02am
Police are asking for help to locate a woman who has been missing for nearly 10 days.

Teens' indoor tanning tied to other risky behavior

02/28/2014 7:53am
Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.

More women 'marrying down' educationally, study says

02/28/2014 8:43am
The number of women who have received more education than their husbands is at an all-time high, according to the Pew Research Center.

'Night of Stars' celebrates volunteers, kids' reading progress

02/28/2014 9:08am
A few thousand people attended a movie premier in theaters from Logan to South Jordan. They were not only guests but the stars.

Tips on finding a lost pet

02/28/2014 9:46am
For pet owners, losing a pet can be stressful and overwhelming.

Siblings draw on faith for strength after death of parents, brothers

02/28/2014 9:58am
A brother and sister whose parents and two siblings died of carbon monoxide poisoning while the two were serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are relying on faith, they said Thursday.

23-year-old man using crosswalk hit by car

02/28/2014 10:04am
A 23-year-old man was hit by a car turning right while he was still in the crosswalk Thursday, police said. He was unconscious when officers arrived.

Small games can generate big money, but it's rare

02/28/2014 10:28am
The maker of Flappy Bird pulled the plug when the game was making $50,000 every day. So, is developing a game worth it for the average designer, especially if the app is free to download?

Dying man spends last 6 months making wife's dreams come true

02/28/2014 11:12am
When Chris Price found out he had terminal cancer and just six months to live, he knew exactly what he wanted to do. Price immediately married his longtime girlfriend Ceri, and spent the last six months making memories to last a lifetime.

Miss. man wakes up in body bag at funeral home

02/28/2014 11:32am
Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.

Answering work emails at night can affect productivity the next day

02/28/2014 11:45am
New research says answering emails from bosses can affect sleep and working productivity for the next day.

Support growing for Chaffetz's GPS Act to protect cellphone data

02/28/2014 11:57am
A privacy bill introduced by Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz that would keep police from using private citizens' electronic device data against them is getting support from around the country.

Liam Neeson delivers riveting performance in 'Non-Stop'

02/28/2014 12:42pm
There is palpable tension and even a discordant note in every scene of the new film "Non-Stop." This is clearly Liam Neeson's movie, and he is riveting as Bill Marks, a federal air marshal.

Have You Seen This? Costco's piano prodigy

02/28/2014 1:13pm
Impromptu musical performances can sometimes be a delightful treat on a busy day. We've seen flash mob performances by choirs at the mall. But rarely are people treated to musical prodigy inside a Costco store.

Hill Aerospace Museum to cut 18 aircraft, 3 missiles from collection

02/28/2014 1:44pm
The Hill Aerospace Museum will be cutting 18 aircraft, three missiles and other support vehicles from its collection.

Lawmakers quietly discuss deal with Count My Vote to end initiative petition

02/28/2014 1:56pm
Utah lawmakers approved several bills on Thursday, including a bill to give enrollment preference to charter school founders' grandkids and a bill requiring state officials to discuss issues regarding daylight saving time. Lawmakers are also quietly discussing a deal with Count My Vote that would end the initiative petition.

5 movies to look forward to in March

02/28/2014 2:19pm
With a new month comes some new movies, and we're here to help you know what you can be looking forward to.

Disney to pull Boy Scouts funding by 2015 over policy banning gay leaders

02/28/2014 2:33pm
The Walt Disney Company has given notice to the Boy Scouts of America that it will pull all funding to the group starting in 2015 because of a BSA membership policy that bans gay leaders, the entertainment company said Friday.

Woman pinned under vehicle after being ejected from car, police say

02/28/2014 2:38pm
A woman who wasn't wearing her seatbelt is in critical condition after she was pinned under a vehicle, according to police.

Utah defends freeze on benefits for gay couples

02/28/2014 4:04pm
Utah officials say in a new court filing that they have no choice but to put a freeze on granting benefits to newly married gay couples until a federal appeals court rules on the state's same-sex marriage ban.

5 ways to get ready for the spring golf season

02/28/2014 4:18pm
Get on the green (and save a little too) by preparing right this season.

Arceneaux and Gill reminisce on Weber accomplishments

02/28/2014 5:48pm
During their Weber State Hall of Fame induction press conference, Harold Arceneaux and Eddie Gill recounted stories and achievements from their days playing for Weber State basketball.

Utah lawmakers consider 3 plans for Utah's 60K uninsured

02/28/2014 7:20pm
Utah government leaders have three different plans to consider for Medicaid expansion that is needed to cover the nearly 60,000 Utahns without health insurance.

Shots fired at Salt Lake couple's home

02/28/2014 7:23pm
Someone fired about 12 gunshots into the home of a middle-aged Salt Lake couple, police said.

31 affected in Weber County pertussis outbreak are recovering

02/28/2014 7:24pm
An infant has been hospitalized and 30 people are being evaluated following an outbreak of pertussis in some Weber County schools, officials reported.

Obama warns Russia over military moves in Crimea

02/28/2014 7:28pm
Armed men described as Russian troops took control of key airports in Crimea on Friday and Russian transport planes flew into the strategic region, Ukrainian officials said, an ominous sign of the Kremlin's iron hand in Ukraine. President Barack Obama bluntly warned Moscow "there will be costs" if it intervenes militarily.

5 bad excuses for not cooking

02/28/2014 7:31pm
You should cook. Yes, you. Even if you don't want to. This isn't like saying that you should learn Ovid in the original Latin for the enrichment of your soul, or requiring that you hunker and hone your julienne and demi-glace skills until you emerge victorious in a battle overseen by Alton Brown or Anthony Bourdain. This is about getting yourself fed and taking a modicum of responsibility for it.

Police search along Jordan River for woman missing since 2002

02/28/2014 7:46pm
Police conducted an aerial search Friday in areas along the Jordan River in South Salt Lake following recent tips regarding Aletha Jo Williams, who went missing on March 6, 2002.

South Jordan lunch lady saves choking third-grader

02/28/2014 7:46pm
Parents are grateful to a lunch worker at an elementary school in South Jordan for successfully performing the Heimlich maneuver on their third-grade girl who was choking on an orange Wednesday.

Murray family bringing awareness of drunken driving after child's death

02/28/2014 7:59pm
Matt and Aubrie Thurber are making a public plea after their 3-year- old boy was killed by a man accused of drunken driving five weeks ago.

Therapy dogs visit Salt Lake airport

02/28/2014 8:02pm
Three therapy dogs are helping flyers at Salt Lake City International Airport reduce stress and make their wait go a little quicker.

Irving has 1st triple-double, Cavs top Jazz 99-79

02/28/2014 8:20pm
Kyrie Irving recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-79 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.

Touching viral video captures strangers giving up coats, gloves to cold boy

02/28/2014 8:32pm
What would you do if you saw a freezing child? Would you stand by, or would you try to help? Hidden cameras caught the actions of strangers who came across a cold boy at a bus stop, and they might just take your breath away.

Utah AG wrongly intervening in adoptions, same-sex couples claim

02/28/2014 8:59pm
Several married same-sex parents say the Utah Attorney General's Office is unjustly intervening in their adoption cases.

2014 Oscar predictions: Insiders' knowledge put to the test

02/28/2014 9:31pm
It's that time again, time to pull out the ballots and read the tea leaves and see who's going to take home the trophies at Sunday's 86th Academy Awards.

Deal reached by leaders, legislators on Count My Vote

02/28/2014 9:57pm
A deal that would end the Count My Vote initiative petition drive to establish a direct primary election in Utah was reached Friday night and will be announced Saturday.

Mudslide threatens homes in South Weber

02/28/2014 10:44pm
Residents of four homes voluntarily evacuated late Thursday night when heavy rain triggered a mudslide on the hill above the homes.

Retirement center resident inspires musical for Olympus High School

02/28/2014 10:51pm
At age 64, Bill Binger isn’t the typical Highland Cove Retirement Center resident.

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