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Sugar may pacify, not relieve pain of needle pricks for babies

12/15/2012 9:07am
In the first 18 months of a baby's life, they may receive as many as 15 injections. Doctors often administer sugar to ease the pain, but a review of studies says sugar may only pacify a baby's cries during the painful shots.

New events director hired for Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce

12/15/2012 10:24am
The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the hiring of John Whittaker as its new director of events.

'Don't feed the deer,' DWR says

12/15/2012 10:40am
Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are asking Utahns to not feed deer they see struggling in the wild.

Man accused of stealing bronze bird statue faces felony charge

12/15/2012 1:38pm
A man is facing second-degree felony theft charges for allegedly stealing a bronze sculpture of a quail from a city park and leaving it at the site of a party.

Utah top state for volunteerism 7 years running

12/15/2012 2:54pm
Utah is tops in voluntary service. Again. For seven years running, according to the latest Volunteering and Civic Life in America report.

Salt Lake County Council passes property tax increase

12/15/2012 3:47pm
The Salt Lake County Council held its nose Friday and passed its first property tax increase since the new form of government was installed 11 years ago, with some members acknowledging that time had simply run its course through multiple years of austere penny-pinching.

Child cancer survivor, advocate inspires Senate bill 'Trevor's Law'

12/15/2012 3:49pm
From a 13-year-old's anger about his cancer diagnosis and treatment came the desire to make change.

Utah decides to stick with its own health exchange

12/15/2012 4:13pm
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Friday that Utah will stick with its own existing health insurance exchange in hopes that the federal government will deem it acceptable under the health care overhaul.

More than 1,000 toys donated to Sandy victims by Herriman students

12/15/2012 5:01pm
Kids affected by superstorm Sandy will receive some Christmas cheer from Utah this year.

Dog, Christmas presents stolen from TX home

12/15/2012 6:06pm
A family is desperately searching for their dog after thieves broke in.

UDOT celebrates finished I-15 CORE project, Mountain View Corridor

12/15/2012 7:18pm
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) hosted a celebration of the completion of two of the largest highway projects in Utah history with dual events on Saturday.

Conn. school shooting conjures up memories of '99 Triad shooting

12/15/2012 8:22pm
Friday, a gunman killed 24 people in Connecticut, many children, some teachers and the principal of an elementary school. Richard Piatt, who worked at KSL during the Triad Center shooting, recalls the day he experienced a workplace shooting.

Memorial 5K fundraiser commemorates coach, teacher hit by car

12/15/2012 9:13pm
Friends, family and communities members gathered Saturday morning for a 5k memorial run in honor of Randy Treglown, the coach and teacher that was hit by a car and killed while jogging to work.

700 children in need receive coats for Christmas

12/15/2012 10:33pm
More than 700 brand new coats were handed out Saturday to children in need across Utah.

New thermal treatment reduces asthma attacks

12/15/2012 10:36pm
A Utah hospital is offering a novel heat therapy designed to prevent asthma attacks. The treatment reduces if not stops the need for steroid medications and trips to the emergency room.

Father of girl killed in Conn. shooting honors daughter at press conference

12/15/2012 11:10pm
Speaking at a press conference in Connecticut on Saturday, the father of one of the little girls killed in Friday's mass shooting expressed their love for their daughter.

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