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Getting a GED? Hurry before changes hit, educators advise

03/04/2013 8:00am
Educators in Utah are warning adults trying to get their GED equivalency to hurry. The tests are going to change dramatically beginning next year.

Utah group seeks families to host Iraqi youth

03/04/2013 8:17am
The Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy is hoping for a repeat performance of introducing teenagers from Iraq to Salt Lake City.

Tales from the ER: Nurses see lots of tragedies, deaths

03/04/2013 9:25am
Nurses do a job that not very many people would ever want, or even consider doing. I have been thanked many times by patients and family members for doing a job they themselves would never consider doing.

YouTube video of Shurtleff is evidence in green tea case

03/04/2013 9:40am
A YouTube video featuring former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is evidence in a legal hearing this week over whether a green tea company violated state law.

Home buyer and seller tips for spring

03/04/2013 11:42am
After an unseasonably cold winter, the much-anticipated warm spring weather is expected to heat up Utah's housing market, adding momentum to a housing recovery that's already well underway.

Man steals car, leads police on 4-minute chase

03/04/2013 1:25pm
A man has been arrested after stealing a car and leading police on a short chase Monday morning.

Senator opposes making cockfighting illegal until abortion is outlawed

03/04/2013 2:43pm
A state senator voted against a bill Monday that would make cockfighting a felony in Utah because abortion is legal.

U. won't renew contract of coach accused of sexual abuse

03/04/2013 5:58pm
The University of Utah announced Monday it would not renew the contract of head swim coach Greg Winslow in the midst of allegations of sexual abuse by Winslow when he worked as a swim coach in Arizona.

SLC police arrest man suspected in Idaho murder

03/04/2013 6:03pm
Salt Lake City Police arrested a man on Monday who is a suspect in an Idaho murder case.

Bill to fund preschool programs leaves parents, lawmakers divided

03/04/2013 6:21pm
A bill to fund preschool education for disadvantaged families is receiving mixed feelings from lawmakers and parents. Supporters said it's crucial for kids to enter kindergarten prepared, but opponents said the state can't afford the program.

Students protest resignation of Lone Peak football coach

03/04/2013 6:45pm
Students and football players at Lone Peak High School marched in protest Monday in support of the school's football coach. Coach Tony McGeary resigned last week, but neither he nor school administrators are giving specifics as to why.

Utah Dems call on Gov. Herbert for independent investigation of AG

03/04/2013 6:49pm
The Utah Democratic Party called on Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday to appoint an independent prosecutor to investigate the state's current and former attorneys general.

Utah doctor: Apparent HIV cure encouraging, not definitive

03/04/2013 7:28pm
Utah Dr. Andrew Pavia, an expert in children's infectious diseases at the University of Utah, said while the news of a possible cure for HIV-infected babies is encouraging, there's still much to be explored when it comes to finding a true cure.

Utah House nixes tax on rich meant to fund education

03/04/2013 9:32pm
A bill that would have raised state income taxes on the wealthy to provide more money for schools failed Monday to pass the House Revenue and Taxation Committee, but separate legislation boosting severance taxes was sent to interim for further study.

Man who killed his mother given insanity verdict, sent to state hospital

03/04/2013 10:30pm
After 6 ½ years of legal proceedings and competency evaluations, the case of Jeremy Hauck came to a sudden and dramatic end Monday.

Dozens protest 'excessive force' of police at the Capitol

03/04/2013 10:36pm
Dozens of people marched at the Capitol during a demonstration on Monday in protest of several recent killings by law enforcement throughout Utah.

Police find, arrest man involved in Lehi car chase

03/04/2013 10:47pm
A man wanted for allegedly leading police on a short chase before crashing into a backyard and a young child's play-set as been arrested.

Catholic educators suspended for allegedly drinking in front of students

03/04/2013 10:48pm
The principal and a priest at a Catholic school in Tooele have allegedly been suspended, accused of drinking margaritas during school, in front of students.

Herbert calls for state vehicle transition to 'fuel of the future'

03/04/2013 10:53pm
Utah lawmakers joined Gov. Gary Herbert on a CNG-fueled school bus parked outside the Capitol on Monday in support of his call for a transition to clean fuel vehicles to improve air quality in the state.

Women in the workforce an economic boon

03/04/2013 11:51pm
A growing amount of women entering the workforce requires a great deal of change.

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