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Healthcare is no game, but will your family win or lose under Obamacare?

03/29/2014 8:56am
As the first ACA open enrollment deadline looms, families grapple with what it means and what to do.

Utah's increasing diversity celebrated in 'Evening of Dialogue'

03/29/2014 9:24am
The Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted an "Evening of Dialogue" on Friday where guest speakers discussed the local impacts of Utah's growing diversity.

Woman hit by truck maintains positive attitude

03/29/2014 10:03am
On March 21, Colleen Van Wagoner, 71, was hit by a truck while she was out walking. She has remained hospitalized for a week but feels lucky to be alive.

BLM to review energy, transmission corridors throughout West

03/29/2014 11:24am
Creating the least amount of impact for big energy projects is the goal under the West-wide Energy Corridor Plan, which seeks to solidify designations for 6,000 miles of transmission and pipeline routes across 11 Western states, including Utah.

Woman pleads in death of baby left in toilet tank

03/29/2014 11:47am
A woman accused of giving birth in a bathroom at an eastern Pennsylvania sports bar, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank pleaded guilty to a general murder charge.

Regents approve lowest tuition increase in over a decade

03/29/2014 1:03pm
The Utah Board of Regents on Friday approved a statewide tuition increase of 4 percent for public colleges and universities. Additional second-tier tuition increases were approved for the University of Utah, Utah State University and Snow College.

BYU-Hawaii releases official statement on future of Seasiders athletics

03/29/2014 4:05pm
BYU-Hawaii made the official announcement Friday that the school plans to phase out NCAA athletics from its school over the next three years.

Quake forces evacuations in Southern California

03/29/2014 5:10pm
A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.

Police searching for possible witness in officer-involved shooting

03/29/2014 5:26pm
Police are looking for a woman they say was recently in the company of Christopher Knight, a California man killed in an officer-involved shooting downtown early Friday.

2 injured in Bountiful shooting; police search for gunman

03/29/2014 5:38pm
Police are looking for a gunman who shot two people near 2200 S. Orchard Drive in Bountiful late Friday night.

Utah man honored for being decades-long 'voice' of state's deaf community

03/29/2014 6:39pm
David Mortensen has lead advocacy efforts for the deaf and hard of hearing in Utah for more than 40 years. His work was recognized Saturday in a ceremony by the Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Utah Association of the Deaf.

Unbeaten UConn turns back BYU's upset bid, 70-51

03/29/2014 7:30pm
For the first half, UConn received an unexpected challenge from BYU.

Pope confesses his sins in Vatican basilica

03/29/2014 7:48pm
Pope Francis has kneeled before a priest and confessed his sins in a St. Peter's Basilica ceremony he hopes will inspire others to seek forgiveness.

Ancient Native American bones discovered in Salt Lake City yard

03/29/2014 8:39pm
A Salt Lake City resident digging in his backyard Wednesday came across what appeared to be human bones. It was later determined the remains are that of a Native American, hundreds of years old.

Healthy treats for kids cost less than you think

03/29/2014 9:01pm
Food manufacturers have made it easy to feed children on the go with convenient packaging of kid favorites at the right price. But dietitians say it is possible to feed kids healthy food that they like and that won't break the bank.

Alleged 'war on coal' prompts Murray Energy to sue EPA

03/29/2014 9:24pm
The owner of a Utah coal mine where nine workers died as the result of a cave-in seven years ago filed a federal lawsuit earlier this week against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Number of missing from Washington slide plummets

03/29/2014 9:32pm
As crews using heavy equipment, dogs and their bare hands searched in heavy rain for more victims from a deadly Washington landslide, authorities said Saturday that the number of people believed missing had dropped substantially.

Ex-Weber State hoops coach charged in 'baseball bat' assault

03/29/2014 10:17pm
Former Weber State University basketball head coach Joe Cravens is facing assault charges in Salt Lake County stemming from an alleged incident involving a baseball bat.

LDS women, girls participate in historic gathering

03/29/2014 10:36pm
Latter-day Saint women gathered throughout the world Saturday evening for hat leaders termed "an historic meeting." The gathering of women and girls from the Church's Relief Society, Young Women and Primary organizations was something never done before.

Photos: Utahns welcome spring in annual Festival of Colors

03/29/2014 10:50pm
Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Lotus Temple Saturday to celebrate the arrival of spring with the Holi Festival of Colors.

Black box detector to join Malaysian jet search

03/29/2014 10:51pm
A warship with an aircraft black box detector was set to depart Australia on Sunday to join the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner, a day after ships plucked objects from the Indian Ocean to determine whether they were related to the missing plane. None were confirmed to be from the plane, leaving searchers with no sign of the jet more than three weeks after it disappeared.

Vietnam Veterans Day to be observed in Utah

03/29/2014 11:08pm
Gov. Gary Herbert received both applause and a standing ovation Saturday morning when he signed HB275 into law, marking Mar. 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day in Utah.