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25 states with the lowest levels of personal debt

08/02/2014 8:28am
A new study from the Urban Institute has mapped out American debt by state, and found that Utah has the lowest percentage of state population with past due debt.

Is 'Guardians of the Galaxy' OK for your kids?

08/02/2014 8:48am
Critics and audiences alike are raving about Marvel's latest offering, "Guardians of the Galaxy." The movie is different, visual, funny and wildly entertaining, but should you take your kids?

Boys and Girls Club launches summer 'Brain Gain' initiative

08/02/2014 9:05am
Kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salt Lake have academic emphasis added to activities that will avoid summer learning loss and prepare them for school.

Girl Scouts teams up with U. to build energy-efficient cabins

08/02/2014 9:32am
The University of Utah's School of Architecture and the Girl Scouts of Utah teamed up to build three sustainable, modern cabins for the Trefoil Ranch Girls Scout Camp and learn important architectural principles for the future.

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

08/02/2014 9:58am
A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a Southern California backyard Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.

Bicyclist in critical condition after morning accident with car

08/02/2014 10:08am
A man is in critical condition after the bicycle he was riding was hit by an oncoming vehicle early Saturday morning in West Valley City.

Swallow, Shurtleff case may have election implications

08/02/2014 10:27am
The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse.

Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

08/02/2014 10:54am
State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.

10 spectacular US waterfalls

08/02/2014 11:28am
You're likely to sweat a little to get to some of the best waterfalls. But they deliver a cool refuge and a powerful reminder of nature's force.

SL County promoting underutilized tax relief programs

08/02/2014 12:05pm
Salt Lake County is reaching out to faith communities and agencies that serve people in poverty to spread the word about tax relief programs that assist seniors with very low incomes, people with certain disabilities and other hardships.

Political insiders say Utah should keep Common Core

08/02/2014 12:51pm
A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards.

House passes $694 million border bill

08/02/2014 1:34pm
In a late night vote after a bitterly partisan debate, the House of Representatives passed a $694 million border bill Friday, but the measure has no chance of becoming law.

Woman runs 584 miles in desert to raise money for water wells

08/02/2014 3:15pm
An Idaho woman recently became the first woman to ever complete the 584-mile Badwater Quad.

Fourth Street Clinic receives federal boost for behavioral health care

08/02/2014 5:13pm
Utah's Fourth Street Clinic was awarded $250,000 from the federal government to expand behavioral health services for at least 360 residents.

Police seek public's help in search for wanted man

08/02/2014 5:46pm
Police are asking for help in the search for a wanted man who has eluded them multiple times.

Volunteers, Fidelity employees help revamp Rose Park school

08/02/2014 5:51pm
About 250 Fidelity Investments employees helped revitalize a Title 1 school in Rose Park as part of a national effort to transform schools.

Wildlife-vehicle collisions better understood through 'roadkill app'

08/02/2014 6:10pm
The Utah Department of Transportation and Division of Wildlife Resources are getting a better grasp on the details of wildlife-vehicle collisions across the state thanks to a mobile application developed by Utah State University researchers.

Orem mom arrested after child tests positive for meth

08/02/2014 8:30pm
An Orem woman was arrested after police said her 3-year-old daughter tested positive for methamphetamine.

Review of sexual assault cases includes SL police department

08/02/2014 8:47pm
The Salt Lake City Police Department is among four selected for review of its sexual assault cases, policies and practices in a joint effort between the federal Office on Violence Against Women and the Police Executive Research Forum.

Family devastated after death of baby left in hot car

08/02/2014 10:24pm
The death of 11-month-old Skyah Suwyn of Hurricane, who died after being left in a hot car, has devastated her family. Friends and family members are asking the community to support the girl's family as they cope with the tragedy.

Man falls about 45 feet at Bell Canyon, police say

08/02/2014 10:45pm
Search and rescue crews carried an injured man to a helicopter after he fell about 45 feet into water Saturday, police said.

American Ebola patient arrives at Atlanta hospital

08/02/2014 10:48pm
A specially equipped medical plane whisked Ebola-stricken Dr. Kent Brantly from Liberia to Georgia on Saturday, setting up the latest leg of a race to save the man who's now the first known Ebola patient on U.S. soil.

1 killed, 3 injured in Logan Canyon head-on accident

08/02/2014 10:56pm
An early morning head-on collision killed one person and injured three others near Logan Saturday.

Idaho police ask for help identifying lost man

08/02/2014 11:00pm
Police are asking for help identifying a man who may be suffering from amnesia.

Alleged serial robber arrested, police say

08/02/2014 11:01pm
Police arrested a man Saturday who they believe was involved in multiple robberies across Salt Lake City.