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How women and men communicate differently, Part 3

08/04/2014 6:55am
"Every time I read or hear something about improving communication I try it with my husband and we do better for a little while, but then we have a disagreement and always seem to fall back into our old ways." In this last part in the series Coach Kim address the common pitfalls of couples communication and how avoid them.

A fireworks explosion, a call for compassion, and other stories you may have missed

08/04/2014 7:30am
There was a lot going on across Utah this weekend. From a freak fireworks accident that injured 10 people to a family's call for compassion after the death of an infant left in a hot car, here's a glimpse of what you might have missed.

Stay-at-home CEOs: The pros and cons of balancing family and work in a home-based business

08/04/2014 9:09am
Having a home-based business has its perks and its challenges. Finding the proper balance between family demands and demanding clients can be tricky.

New rules for high school student athletes

08/04/2014 9:13am
The rules are changing when it comes to whether high schoolers can play sports this year. The Utah High School Activities Association has updated their requirements for student athletes.

Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park

08/04/2014 9:46am
The world's first-ever sports amusement park planned for the Olympic Stadium and other Olympic venues in Barcelona promises to give visitors the chance to experience what it's like to race against Usain Bolt plus more than 50 "virtual experiences with links to every sport."

Surrogate mom vows to take care of ill twin 'abandoned' by parents

08/04/2014 10:03am
Seven-month-old Gammy was born with Down Syndrome in December last year to an impoverished Thai mother, Pattaramon Chanbua; one of twins she was carrying for an Australian couple. Chanbua claims the couple ignored Gammy and left Thailand without him.

7 deals to get your home into tip-top shape without breaking the bank

08/04/2014 10:05am
Looking for a good deal to fix your garage door, clean the carpets, or replace an AC/Heating system? Here are some deals that can help you along the way.

Boy lost in NYC calls it 'greatest day of my life'

08/04/2014 10:56am
A 9-year-old boy who got separated from his family at the Central Park Zoo says being lost for two hours in New York City was the greatest day of his life.

Giving what was lost and 4 other moments of kindness

08/04/2014 11:14am
Each week, readers send in moments of service and kindness that touched their hearts. This week, you shared experiences on giving back something that was lost, keeping a child separated from his parents safe, and setting an example.

Playing video games for 1-3 hours per day doesn’t affect kids, study says

08/04/2014 11:46am
Video games have no positive or negative effect on adolescents who play between one and three hours a day, according to a new study.

'Black, curly wig' linked to two robberies, police say

08/04/2014 12:27pm
Police are investigating two robberies that took place in Salt Lake City and Murray on Sunday. They say both are apparently linked to a man who was wearing a dreadlocks wig.

Troops join rescue as China earthquake kills more than 390

08/04/2014 12:33pm
Troops joined rescue operations in Yunnan province, southwestern China Monday following a 6.1-magnitude earthquake but the search for survivors was hampered by rainfall and aftershocks.

Romney and Christie teaming up for GOP fundraiser

08/04/2014 1:03pm
The former Republican presidential nominee will team up with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for a fundraiser benefiting the New Jersey Republican Party next month, sources familiar with the plans told CNN.

Have You Seen This? Boy with cancer gets Taylor Swift serenade

08/04/2014 1:15pm
Taylor Swift visits a 6-year-old fan with cancer, and the results will melt your heart.

SLC man creates winning video in Mountain Dew contest

08/04/2014 1:33pm
A Salt Lake City man won the Mountain Dew Green Labels Studio Open Call competition and $250,000 with his locally filmed video submission.

Woman arrested for attempted arson of coffee shop, police say

08/04/2014 1:41pm
Police arrested a woman early Monday morning after an officer saw her attempt to light a coffee shop door on fire, the Salt Lake City Police Department reported.

Mountain goat attacks dog on Mt. Timpanogos, hiker says

08/04/2014 2:11pm
A hiker was forced to help her dog down Mt. Timpanogos after she says a mountain goat attacked it.

Poll: Only 3% of voters think Congress is very productive

08/04/2014 2:32pm
Nearly three-fourths (74%) of registered voters said Congress has been "very unproductive" or "somewhat unproductive" this year, according to a poll released Sunday by NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist College.

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

08/04/2014 4:30pm
Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed by a U.S. agency to work undercover in Cuba. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world's most sophisticated counter-intelligence services.

Bad weather suspected in 'beheading' of Moab Cobra

08/04/2014 4:37pm
The Cobra tower in Moab was destroyed over the weekend. Officials from the Bureau of Land Management are investigating the incident but think recent inclement weather may have caused the beheading.

Over 26 original paintings stolen from Ephraim artist’s home

08/04/2014 5:39pm
Police are working to track down over 26 paintings that were stolen from a local artist's home in Ephraim.

Armed bicyclist arrested following collision with power pole

08/04/2014 6:04pm
A man who crashed a bicycle into a power pole while carrying two firearms in Cottonwood Heights was arrested Monday after police learned of his criminal history.

Woman charged after allegedly robbing Utah bank, led 3-state chase

08/04/2014 6:28pm
A woman who allegedly robbed a St. George bank before leading police on a chase across three states has been identified and charged.

Chaffetz guides Maryland Democrat on tour of Utah lands

08/04/2014 6:49pm
One of the leading Democrats in Congress, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., visited Utah at the invitation of Rep. Jason Chaffetz to learn about Western land issues and participate in a roundtable discussion in Moab. The two toured Arches National Park.

Flash floods damage more than 30 California homes

08/04/2014 7:17pm
When the skies opened up with a vengeance, Michael Honer had a front row seat to the powerful forces of Mother Nature.

Camp helps children of fallen special operations forces connect

08/04/2014 7:22pm
Approximately 15 sons and daughters of special operations forces soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who died in the line of duty are taking part in Warrior Outdoor Leadership for the Future.

So. Utah UTOPIA customers back online after 2-day outage

08/04/2014 7:26pm
Service to roughly 600 InfoWest customers on the UTOPIA fiber-optic network has been restored after an equipment failure caused a two-day outage.

Grunwald trial to stay in Utah County, judge rules

08/04/2014 7:29pm
A judge ruled Monday that a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride will not see her case moved to Salt Lake County. The decision had attorneys turning their sights to the possibility of a plea deal.

Low-speed chase ends with police nabbing tortoise

08/04/2014 7:30pm
"Slow and steady wins the race" may be the moral of a children's tale, but the adage didn't hold up over the weekend in the case of Clark the tortoise vs. California police.

LDS missionary offers perspective on Ebola crisis

08/04/2014 7:31pm
As the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to move missionaries out of Ebola-stricken Africa, one returned missionary says the elders want to stay.

Charges of sex with 2nd teen filed against former Davis High teacher

08/04/2014 7:51pm
New allegations have delayed a trial for a former Davis High teacher now charged with having sex with two teenage boys.

Mother with heartbreak empathizes with woman facing car death tragedy

08/04/2014 8:19pm
A mother who recently experienced the heartbreak of losing a child in an accident is joining the calling for compassion for April Suwyn, whose 11-month-old daughter died Friday after being left in a hot car.

Boy, 6, drives toy car onto NY parkway

08/04/2014 8:51pm
A 6-year-old boy drove his battery-powered toy car onto a suburban parkway before grown-up motorists rescued him, police said Monday.

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

08/04/2014 9:00pm
Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives, raising hopes that the bloodiest round of fighting between the bitter enemies could finally be coming to an end.

Tips for adopting the right dog

08/04/2014 9:06pm
Dogs are said to be man's best friend, and friends should be chosen carefully.

Not your mother's vacation: working across America

08/04/2014 9:26pm
Summer vacation usually means taking a break from routine chores like dusting and mowing the lawn. But for one Arizona family, chores were the motivation behind a 21-day RV trip that took them across the country.

Man sets Eagle Mountain house on fire, police say

08/04/2014 9:35pm
A man was arrested after setting his house on fire Friday, police said.

Suspicious package in Layton not a threat, bomb squad says

08/04/2014 10:07pm
Bomb squads determined the suspicious package was not incendiary.

Utah Marine who lost legs in combat dies from heart complications

08/04/2014 10:39pm
Utah Marine David Lyon will be buried this Friday. The bomb tech battled back from having his legs blown off four years ago, but died a week ago after heart complications related to his battle injuries.

Flash-flood chaser captures dangerous desert fury on camera

08/04/2014 10:44pm
Flash-flood season is in full swing in southern Utah, and most people consider it wise to stay out of the way. But David Rankin specializes in hunting down every flash flood he can find.