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State fire marshal speaks out against fire code amendment

02/27/2013 7:54am
A bill that would amend the state fire code passed the state House Monday and has put the state fire marshal in a "tough spot."

Fire on USU campus causes $25K in damage

02/27/2013 8:25am
A fire in the basement of a building on Utah State University's campus Tuesday night could have been much worse if not for the modern fire sprinkler system that was installed.

Couple loses $1K in mystery shopping scam

02/27/2013 9:00am
For those looking to make a a few extra bucks getting a job as a mystery shopper, beware that many of the opportunities might be scams.

Cache Valley residents rally for better air

02/27/2013 9:35am
The Cache Valley has the dubious distinction of having some of the worst air quality in the country this winter. Concerned citizens rallied at the county courthouse Tuesday night with hopes of inspiring change.

Remains ID'd of Idaho woman missing since 1988

02/27/2013 9:42am
Investigators have identified the remains of an Idaho woman who went missing in 1988.

City officials face questions after Cayman Islands account mention

02/27/2013 9:57am
Eagle Mountain city officials are facing questions and concerns from residents about a Cayman Islands account containing $2.5 million.

The next big start-up

02/27/2013 10:15am
The future of David Greenholtz' company comes down to just 10 minutes — a 10-minute answer to one question: Why should someone give Greenholtz $1 million?

Victims of inmate phone scam still trying to pick up pieces

02/27/2013 10:29am
The victims of an elaborate phone scheme devised by inmates at the Davis County Jail are dealing with the lasting consequences of the crime.

Former BYU football star inspired by Utah boy's courageous fight

02/27/2013 10:42am
A remarkable boy embarking on life's final journey has captured hearts all over the world, including that of a former BYU football player.

Q&A: What happens next at the Vatican?

02/27/2013 11:15am
A host of questions remain following Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down. So what happens next at the Vatican? Religion News Service created a primer on what happens next before the selection of a new pope.

Medicaid expansion brings mixed feelings from Utahns

02/27/2013 12:08pm
The federal government has a plan to expand health care for low-income Utahns, but the state Senate has yet to commit to agree to the Medicaid expansion.

Attorney had sex with teen girl, police say

02/27/2013 2:05pm
A Utah defense attorney has been charged with having sex with a minor.

Opinion: The future of higher ed and the emergence of MOOCs

02/27/2013 3:03pm
Universities are rapidly approaching the tipping point currently redefining journalism: innovate or disintegrate. Indeed, at a time when student debt is skyrocketing, for-profit universities are gaining traction and approximately one third of U.S. students have already taken an online course, a shift in higher education is inevitable.

Suspected Brigham City bank robber nabbed after short chase

02/27/2013 3:25pm
An Ogden man was arrested Tuesday after police say he robbed a Main Street bank, stole a getaway vehicle at gunpoint and crashed as he attempted to escape. 

In small town, citizens and other agencies big help for police

02/27/2013 4:21pm
A small town in Northern Utah managed a busy day for emergency responders with the help of multiple agencies and citizens, police said.

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing 2 students

02/27/2013 4:38pm
A former private school instructor and coach accused of having sexual relationships with two female students has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

2 people, dogs escape large home fire

02/27/2013 5:21pm
Two people and two dogs were able to escape a fire that completely destroyed their home Wednesday.

Man arrested for allegedly targeting teen girls on social website

02/27/2013 5:43pm
A man has been arrested after allegedly targeting female minors by posing as a teenager on a social media website.

New TRAX line to airport could affect taxi businesses

02/27/2013 7:02pm
The TRAX line to the airport is just two months away from completion and Salt Lake taxi cab companies are wondering what the new project will mean for their business.

Utah knife maker one of best in the world

02/27/2013 8:01pm
Steve Johnson is a knife maker from Manti, Utah whose work is known around the world. His knives are so in demand that there is a two to three year waiting list to get one.

Charges filed in meth bust worth millions

02/27/2013 8:33pm
Three men have been charged in connection with a drug bust that netted 40 pounds of methamphetamine in Salt Lake City worth millions of dollars.

'It's a bittersweet day,' says SLC bishop of pope's resignation

02/27/2013 8:39pm
As Pope Benedict XVI made his final appearance on Wednesday, faithful Catholics everywhere prepare for a new leader.

Body of woman found at Riverdale construction site identified

02/27/2013 8:55pm
The body of a woman discovered Wednesday by a worker at a construction site has been identified, according to police.

Woman loses thousands of dollars in fake diamond scam

02/27/2013 9:00pm
Police say a woman who used a fake diamond to swindle another woman out of thousands of dollars has struck a second time, this time with an accomplice. 

Utah reps. frustrated at potential $85B federal budget cuts

02/27/2013 9:08pm
Utah's congressional delegation reacted strongly Wednesday to the looming sequester deadline that would trigger $85 billion in automatic cuts to the federal budget.

Utah gun permits easy to obtain for inexperienced shooters

02/27/2013 10:14pm
If you went to a concealed weapons permit class, in about four hours you'd have all the training you need to be issued a permit. Actually shooting a gun or even holding it is not a requirement.

BYU honors footballer who protected girl from bullies

02/27/2013 10:36pm
An Arizona high school quarterback who protected a fellow student from bullies was in Provo Wednesday to be honored for his actions.

UHP proposes solutions after record number of troopers hit

02/27/2013 10:44pm
Sixteen Utah Highway Patrol troopers have been hit while helping motorists on the side of the road since the start of 2013, and UHP is trying to figure out how to stop the count from rising.

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