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Utah 'Quitters' highlighted in unique video campaign

03/28/2013 12:06am
Thanks to a unique marketing campaign called "Be a Quitter", you can hear the stories of Utahns trying to quit smoking by watching videos they post online.

Utah ranks 4th in overall well-being; Provo-Orem ranks 3rd for communities

03/28/2013 7:13am
Many Utahns would proclaim Utah is a great state, but it helps to have a nod as one of the country's "elite."

Bottle caps become a masterpiece, teach kids about art

03/28/2013 10:34am
Elementary school students in Smithfield used a most unusual method to create an artistic masterpiece -- a replica of Van Gough's "Starry Night."

Police investigating unexpected death of Kaysville teen

03/28/2013 10:52am
Police are investigating the unexpected death of a 13-year-old Centennial Junior High School student.

12 Easter weekend activities for families

03/28/2013 11:24am
As Easter approaches, communities, churches, restaurants and families are preparing to celebrate and observe the holiday.

Surveillance footage shows man suspected in laptop theft

03/28/2013 12:08pm
Police have released surveillance footage of a man suspected of stealing a laptop computer from a Got Mac store in Kaysville.

3 suspicious fires hit Midvale neighborhood

03/28/2013 3:24pm
Police are investigating the cause of three suspicious fires that started early Thursday morning.

Man pinned by bison says he worried for racers' safety

03/28/2013 5:14pm
A bison rammed Ty Draper into a fence at Antelope Island State Park. Now, that man is talking about the ordeal, setting the record straight that he is not the "thrill-seeker" witnesses and previously released photographs made him out to be.

Nauseating odor leads to evacuation of SLCC building

03/28/2013 5:42pm
At least one building on the south side of the Salt Lake Community College campus was evacuated Thursday after more than a dozen people complained of a nauseating odor. The building was reopened Thursday afternoon.

Boy found safe in kidnapping case

03/28/2013 5:48pm
Police arrested two people in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a 4-year-old boy Thursday morning.

Gov. signs bill banning smoking in car with kids

03/28/2013 6:15pm
Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Thursday banning smoking in cars with child passengers just hours after suggesting he was considering vetoing it along with another bill changing how public school performance is graded.

LDS Church leases BYU-approved housing for missionaries

03/28/2013 6:44pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will lease a BYU-approved housing complex to relieve the burden on the current Missionary Training Center of an influx in church members choosing to serve missions.

Utah Avalanche Center launches app

03/28/2013 6:56pm
The Utah Avalanche Center's website is a goldmine of information about backcountry conditions. But the center's director said the app launched this week is even better.

Nathan Sloop continues to tell police his stepson's death was 'an accident'

03/28/2013 7:15pm
In police interviews read and played in court Thursday, Nathan Sloop repeatedly said the death of his 4-year-old stepson was "an accident."

Nearly 50 percent of first-time moms are unmarried, study says

03/28/2013 7:27pm
The average marrying age of American women is at an all-time high. But a new study reveals another trend: a growing number of women are becoming mothers long before they choose to say "I do."

Herbert says Chevron leak is unacceptable

03/28/2013 7:50pm
A series of spills from ruptured pipelines operated by Chevron Corp. has Utah's governor calling for more oversight.

'Statue of Responsibility' taking shape at UVU

03/28/2013 8:07pm
The dream of a well-known author and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl is taking shape on the Utah Valley University campus.

Kelly Clarkson to headline Stadium of Fire

03/28/2013 8:46pm
Grammy-winning pop star Kelly Clarkson will headline the Stadium of Fire this year. She'll be joined by Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen and Cirque du Soleil.

Fired Tooele County worker sent employee SSNs

03/28/2013 8:58pm
Tooele County officials have recovered employee data after a security breach led to 200 employee Social Security numbers being sent to a former county employee.

Herriman City declares day in honor of Mitchell Jones

03/28/2013 11:03pm
The Herriman City Council gave a special honor Thursday night to a young citizen who recently lost his battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Mitchell Jones' parents say having the city name a day in their son's honor will help everyone remember what the young boy taught in his short life.

Canal break floods 3 Pleasant Grove homes

03/28/2013 11:07pm
At least two homes were affected by flooding Thursday when water escaped from a recently completed portion of the Murdock Canal.

Woman dead, 3 children injured in Brigham City auto-pedestrian accident

03/28/2013 11:09pm
A woman is dead and three children injured after an auto-pedestrian accident in Brigham City on Thursday afternoon.

Deadly TRAX accident spurs safety changes for all UTA crossings

03/28/2013 11:11pm
Two years ago, when a teenage girl was hit and killed at a TRAX crossing in West Jordan, neighbors demanded better safety. Now, her death is helping to enact a safety standard for rail and pedestrian crossings across Utah.

Student plane crashes at Provo Airport; pilot uninjured

03/28/2013 11:12pm
A student involved in a plane crash at the Provo Airport Thursday walked away uninjured.

BYU lab gains national attention after slow-motion videos go viral

03/28/2013 11:22pm
A BYU facility called the Splash Lab has received national attention for their extraordinary videos of sending ordinary actions into slow motion.

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