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S. Jordan council OKs agreement, may avoid split with school district

07/31/2014 7:52am
South Jordan is one step closer to staying with the Jordan School District, but the final decision could still remain with the voters.

Christopher Nolan makes us work to see latest 'Interstellar' trailer

07/31/2014 8:14am
A new trailer for Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated "Interstellar" has been released and taken the web by storm.

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

07/31/2014 8:30am
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

14 senators pitch new national monument in Utah

07/31/2014 9:07am
Fourteen senators from outside Utah sent a letter urging President Obama to create a new national monument in Utah.

UHSAA looking to change prep football realignment

07/31/2014 9:34am
The UHSAA will be holding an informative meeting regarding a "success factor" when determining a school's enrollment number for a reclassification system. But not everyone is happy about it.

Billboard mocking 'muffin tops' gets makeover from graffiti artists

07/31/2014 9:46am
A billboard for a plastic surgery center that makes fun of overweight bodies drew ire from people around the world and inspired local artists to give the ad a face-lift.

The IRS agrees to investigate churches that preach politics after settling with atheist lobbying group

07/31/2014 9:47am
A recent IRS settlement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation, an atheist lobbying group, has the tax agency pledging to investigate religious groups and pastors who preach politics from the pulpit.

Car hits 67-year-old woman crossing street

07/31/2014 10:04am
A 67-year-old woman was critically injured by a car that hit her while she was crossing a street in Odgen Wednesday evening.

Kaufusi’s athleticism eases his transition to linebacker

07/31/2014 10:16am
Bronson Kaufusi's switch from the defensive line to outside linebacker won't be easy, but his athleticism, natural ability and football pedigree will go a long way in helping him make the change.

Giffords teams with Utah YWCA against domestic violence

07/31/2014 10:35am
A wounded former Congresswoman is teaming up with the Utah YWCA to fight domestic violence.

Students save big on college costs through concurrent enrollment

07/31/2014 10:50am
Teenagers in Davis County saved their parents about $6 million this year. The way they've done it signals a change in what's considered a rite of passage for many high school seniors.

Police seek man who stole from golfers

07/31/2014 10:59am
West Valley City police are looking for a man who they say stole items from golfers at Stonebridge Golf Course.

Amazon entices Prime members to opt for slower shipping

07/31/2014 11:52am
Amazon is enticing its Prime members to opt for slower shipping by offering credit for its instant video store.

Have You Seen This? Devin Supertramp does it again

07/31/2014 1:16pm
Supertramp never ceases to amaze. Check out his latest video featuring a new kind of water skiing.

4 design trends to watch for at the 2014 Parade of Homes

07/31/2014 2:00pm
It's the little details that make any home a work of art. Find out what details to look out for this year at the Parade of Homes.

4 great brothers in film and TV

07/31/2014 2:04pm
Whether people like it or not, it is a fact that most people's longest relationships will be with their siblings. Here are four sets of brothers in film and on TV who, for better or worse, share an unbreakable bond of brotherhood.

6 food trucks to try in Utah County

07/31/2014 2:18pm
The food truck scene is alive and well in Utah County with a large gathering every Thursday evening. If you are looking for new food options or if you like the idea of having a portable meal rolling around close by, here are six food trucks you should try.

Obama impeachment talk just political theater

07/31/2014 2:34pm
Since the day Barack Obama got elected to the White House, they have wanted to force him out. But it's not going to happen, even if Republicans take back the Senate and retain their House majority in the November congressional elections. Here's why.

Man wields knife in robbery, police say

07/31/2014 3:14pm
Police reported a man was holding a knife during a robbery Thursday.

July 2014: 25 breathtaking photos of Utah

07/31/2014 4:00pm
From the amateur enthusiasts to the professional photographer, users from across the state send in their best scenic and weather shots each month to Here are 25 of the best shots taken that depict the beauty of Utah.

'No evidence of injury' to kids by ex-bus driver, attorneys argue

07/31/2014 4:36pm
Defense for a former Canyons School District bus driver accused of sexually abusing two young girls with special needs argued Thursday that the driver had no other choice than to "nuzzle" a young child on his route.

Netflix dropping nearly 40 titles for August

07/31/2014 5:08pm
As of August 1, nearly 40 titles will be dropped from Netflix's streaming service.

Alleged Utah bank robber leads police chase across 3 states

07/31/2014 6:21pm
Nevada Highway Patrol took a woman into custody after she allegedly robbed a bank in St. George.

Common Core violates state statute, lawsuit says

07/31/2014 7:00pm
A new lawsuit accuses the Utah State School Board of violating state statute by adopting the Common Core State Standards without sufficient input from parents.

New kind of graffiti creates sticky situation for police

07/31/2014 7:03pm
Police detectives are working to combat a new form of graffiti called the "slap game" in which vandals draw on postal service labels and "slap" them to buildings and other structures.

Orem-based shoe company showcased in the Wall Street Journal

07/31/2014 7:31pm
The Wall Street Journal places an Orem-based running shoe company among other hitters like Nike, Adidas and Saucony, citing it as an innovative company merging two extremes in running shoes.

Police seek alleged serial robber

07/31/2014 7:41pm
Police said Thursday they were looking for the man they believe to be involved in four separate robberies across the city.

Utah student uses father's story for winning Reflections film

07/31/2014 7:52pm
A Bountiful fourth-grader won the national Reflections contest after submitting a video of his father.

Nearly 400 WWII veterans come together to publish memoirs

07/31/2014 8:14pm
When he was just 17, Bryant Washburn's high school coach drove him and a friend one night from Monroe to the National Guard office in Richfield to enlist in the service.

Epidurals during childbirth linked with lower rates of PPD

07/31/2014 8:28pm
Women who control their pain during childbirth with an epidural may be able to reduce their risk of postpartum depression, a new study says.

Tip leads to arrest in Wal-Mart gun incident

07/31/2014 8:28pm
Police responding to a tip arrested a man they believe pulled a gun on a security guard earlier this week.

Ask a Chef: Spice up your salmon

07/31/2014 9:00pm
Want to go gourmet and spice up your salmon this weekend? Harmons chef, Evan Fracois, gives his tips on how to do it right.

Does SL airport project impact air quality?

07/31/2014 9:01pm
A rural Utah senator is wondering why the planned $1.8 billion project to replace Salt Lake City International Airport over the next 10 years is not raising more questions about air pollution, given the Wasatch Front's struggle with air quality.

4 arrested in connection with body in Price burning home

07/31/2014 9:30pm
Police arrested several people Wednesday in connection with the dead man discovered in the burning home in Price.

Ax crashes through car windshield on highway

07/31/2014 9:43pm
It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car.

Prosecutors to investigate shooting death of Uintah County man

07/31/2014 9:54pm
The police investigation into Tuesday's shooting death of a Vernal man was forwarded Thursday to the Uintah County Attorney's Office for review.

RSL to make formal minor league stadium proposal to state fairpark officials

07/31/2014 10:21pm
Real Salt Lake is expected to make a formal proposal to fund up to an 8,000-seat minor league soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark, infusing new life and a new draw into the 70-acre site. A women\'s team and Hispanic league are part of the mix.

NTSB: Plane that crashed in Arizona was flying low

07/31/2014 10:24pm
A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what's allowed by regulation.

Tips, facts to help prevent child heatstroke deaths

07/31/2014 10:31pm
Thursday is National Heatstroke Prevention Day and safety advocates are taking advantage of the opportunity to provide information about the danger of leaving children in cars.

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

07/31/2014 10:31pm
The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

France awards highest honor to Utah WWII veteran

07/31/2014 10:50pm
France awarded its highest honor to a World War II veteran in Utah for his service and contributions to France during the war.