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Women still face salary gap, study shows

12/03/2012 7:30am
The salary gap between men and women is still very much a reality. How can women close that gap?

Group claims 'Dixie' name inappropriate for school

12/03/2012 8:17am
As Dixie State College works toward becoming a university, a minority group says the name Dixie has to go.

A coddled generation? Some educators see lack of 'soft skills'

12/03/2012 10:02am
Some colleges and companies are concerned that today's youth lacking soft skills - things like time management, grit, and compassion.

Cellphones eating bigger part of family budgets

12/03/2012 10:46am
Have you ever looked at how much your family's cellphones mean to your wallet? Many people spend more on their phone plan than on almost anything else.

Powder Mountain sold for $40 million

12/03/2012 11:48am
The Summit Series, a start-up of young, ultra-passionate entrepreneurs, announced it has successfully raised $40 million to purchase Powder Mountain, which it plans to transform into its new home.

Debt the Halls: How to slim your spending without being a Scrooge

12/03/2012 11:52am reports that the average credit card debt per household is $15,799. If this is the case, then a lot of families need to avoid the holiday debt hangover.

Utah 'ready' to host 2026 Olympics

12/03/2012 12:06pm
Utah intends to make another run at Olympic gold.

Magna bank robbed; police looking for suspect

12/03/2012 2:22pm
Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo in Magna on Monday morning.

Couple charged with murdering man for Christmas money in Payson

12/03/2012 3:44pm
A couple faces murder charges after police say they shot and killed a man they were trying to rob so they could have Christmas cash.

Former lawyer in court over 6th DUI charge

12/03/2012 5:03pm
A former defense lawyer appeared in a Provo courtroom in handcuffs and a white jumpsuit Monday. It was for a preliminary hearing in his sixth DUI, but his own attorney suggested there may be more to the latest case than driving under the influence.

Cache County woman faces legal action for volunteer work

12/03/2012 7:45pm
Imagine volunteering countless hours of your time, only to be told you must stop, or face legal action.

UVU launches project to combat illiteracy in the community

12/03/2012 8:08pm
Utah Valley University and the United Way of Utah County laid out plans today to donate 50,000 hours of volunteer service to improve literacy.

Youth employment lowest in 50 years; worst for minorities, poor

12/03/2012 8:10pm
The number of unemployed teens and young adults is at the highest level since the 50s, and though Utah has fared better than most other states, it has not escaped the increase.

Will facilities be ready for proposed 2026 Games?

12/03/2012 8:16pm
Utah plans to go for the gold again. Monday, Gov. Herbert announced the state's official bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. But what will it take to make sure the state's Olympic facilities are up to date?

Man sentenced to prison for DUI death

12/03/2012 8:50pm
A man who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing an assistant Cottonwood High football coach while driving under the influence was ordered to prison Monday.

Longtime educator arrested on charges of child sex abuse

12/03/2012 10:08pm
The former principal of an award-winning Charter School in Wasatch County is facing several felony sex charges. Some incidents are alleged to have taken place over the past few months, but the investigation has uncovered that the abuse allegedly goes back to the 1970s.

Utah immersion program the envy of the nation

12/03/2012 10:28pm
Thousands of Utah students have something directly in common with one of the country's most famous kids -- Suri Cruise.

Agents investigate suspicious package at SL airport

12/03/2012 11:03pm
What appeared to be a suspicious package at Salt Lake International Airport was cleared shortly after it was discovered Monday.

100K lights make up Lehi family's Christmas display

12/03/2012 11:03pm
There are 100,000 lights in the Sorensen family Christmas light display. Of those, 13,440 belong to a spiral Christmas tree Eric Sorensen calls "unbelievable."