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UTOPIA mayors searching for options to gain public's input

08/24/2014 9:22am
The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the issue cannot be included on November's ballot.

Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

08/24/2014 2:46pm
In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene.

Woman tackles man fleeing police, then taunts him

08/24/2014 3:35pm
A 40-year-old woman tackled a 20-year-old man fleeing from police in Washington state, then taunted him about being taken down by a grandmother.

Retirees' Social Security checks garnished for student loans

08/24/2014 4:17pm
Last year, 156,000 Americans had their Social Security checks garnished because of student loans they had defaulted on. It's tripled in number from 47,500 in 2006, before the Great Recession.

Michael Brown called 'little kid in big body'

08/24/2014 5:08pm
Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer— an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.

2 Mormon missionaries' deaths possibly caused by carbon monoxide leak

08/24/2014 5:27pm
Two LDS missionaries who died while serving in Taiwan are believed to have been killed by a carbon monoxide leak in their apartment, according to news reports in Taipei.

Geeks and nerds seeing Salt Lake City a go-to destination

08/24/2014 6:08pm
The list of celebrity guests who appeared at one of the first two Salt Lake Comic Con events and are now anxious to return is growing as Utah's capital city becomes an increasingly popular nerd destination.

Crews recover body of missing woman near Green River

08/24/2014 6:10pm
Uintah county search and rescue crews recovered the body of a woman in the Horseshoe Bend area who went missing while fishing on Green River.

Woman who drank toxic tea released from hospital

08/24/2014 6:15pm
A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.

Police recover body from Scofield Reservoir

08/24/2014 6:17pm
Deputies with the Carbon County Sheriff's office located and recovered the body of a missing boater in Scofield Reservoir Sunday.

Sandy woman dies in motorcycle-vehicle collision

08/24/2014 6:18pm
A Sandy woman was killed late Saturday when a motorcycle she was riding on collided with two vehicles that had just been involved in a separate accident in Kearns.

Program helps connect low-income families to the internet

08/24/2014 7:09pm
A Comcast-funded program that helps low-income families receive inexpensive computers and cheap Internet service has also upgraded the Glendale Community Learning Center.

2 killed in Box Elder County crash

08/24/2014 7:39pm
A 15-year-old boy and a 66-year-old woman died when their vehicle was struck broadside by a man driving a truck.

American Airlines flight diverted to Phoenix

08/24/2014 8:01pm
Authorities say a security threat forced a flight from Dallas to San Diego to be diverted to Phoenix.

US says American held in Syria has been freed

08/24/2014 8:23pm
An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.

Odyssey Elementary will be the most 'green' Utah school

08/24/2014 8:42pm
Awed parents and excited children flooded the new Odyssey Elementary School on Thursday, taking in the building's colorful, open-concept elementary at back-to-school night.

Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes

08/24/2014 9:19pm
Slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a Mass in his honor.

Japan PM visits slide site as complaints swirl

08/24/2014 10:07pm
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima on Monday as rescuers expanded their search for dozens still missing from landslides around the western Japanese city that killed at least 50 people.

87-year-old with ALS goes skydiving

08/24/2014 10:28pm
Forget the ice bucket challenge. This 87-year-old crossed off skydiving from her bucket list.

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

08/24/2014 10:52pm
The strongest earthquake in the San Francisco Bay area in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending more than 120 people to hospitals.

Police arrest man who fled after ramming police car

08/24/2014 10:59pm
Police arrested a man who escaped officers following an overnight high-speed chase that ended in Murray.

Police recover stolen vehicle involved in theft of police equipment

08/24/2014 10:59pm
Police recovered a stolen vehicle involved in the theft of police equipment Friday night but are still searching for the missing equipment.

Scientists studying mercury in Lake Powell

08/24/2014 10:59pm
Scientists are just beginning to analyze data collected earlier this year during an unusual expedition on Lake Powell.

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