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Is there enough security at youth sporting events?

05/09/2013 7:23am
In the days following the death of soccer referee Ricardo Portillo, there have been many questions asked. One of the most frequent questions I have been asked is about security. Are there any kind of security measures taken to try and protect the innocent at youth sporting events?

Moms with purpose find balance in life

05/09/2013 7:45am
Moms do it all, and it's easy to feel overwhelmed and burned out. But moms can feel purpose and find balance.

Housing boom hits Herriman

05/09/2013 8:03am
Herriman city officials say they haven't approved this many new building permits in years.

Insured or not, health care costs more depending on state and hospital

05/09/2013 8:46am
A report released Wednesday revealed medical charges for the same service can vary from one state to another, or even from one street to another. The report didn't indicate a reason for varying costs for same procedures, and both the White House and patients want to know why.

Utah refugee moms offer more than free food for Mother's Day

05/09/2013 9:52am
Tasks such as filling out paperwork or speaking English are simple for the average Utahn, but for women who were forced to leave the lives they knew in another country, they can become stumbling blocks to success.

Hundreds of goldfish found in Parleys Creek

05/09/2013 10:57am
The discovery of hundreds of goldfish in Parleys Creek has wildlife officials worried about the larger trend of people releasing aquarium fish into the wild, and the impact it has on native fish.

Opinion: What would you do with an extra $50K in your pocket?

05/09/2013 1:34pm
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the national debt will be a staggering $20 trillion by 2023 if Washington doesn't do something soon to control spending.

Unique gifts for Mother's Day

05/09/2013 1:46pm
The Beehive Bazaar, a local pop-up boutique of handmade and vintage treasures, is this weekend, just in time to snag something unique for a mother. Below, you'll find five suggestions for handmade gifts you can find at the bazaar.

1 dead, 1 critical in West Valley accident

05/09/2013 4:10pm
An accident Thursday in West Valley left one driver dead and sent another to the hospital in critical condition.

To get fit, focus on activity, not weight loss

05/09/2013 5:15pm
For those concerned about their weight and their health, it's important to remember there is good news: a little more activity equals a lot of medicine.

Teen pregnancy rate lowest in years

05/09/2013 5:48pm
Pregnancy rates for Utah teens have dropped dramatically, according to the Utah Department of Health.

After 48 years, woman still has hope missing brother will be found

05/09/2013 6:35pm
A Salt Lake City woman has been watching the Cleveland story a little more closely than most people. Her brother has been missing for 48 years, and to this day, she remains hopeful that he, too, will be found.

Lawmakers halt immigration reform bill with 300 proposed amendments

05/09/2013 7:10pm
Lawmakers waded through 300 amendments to the proposed immigration reform bill on Thursday, and it looks like it's going to take a long time before anything is settled.

'Recreational riders' could be banned from U. campus

05/09/2013 8:02pm
The University of Utah is considering a ban on skateboards, and even some bicycles. They also want campus police to get tougher on what they call "recreational riders" since there are too many injuries and close calls.

Grand opening for Murdock Canal Trail set for May 18

05/09/2013 8:31pm
Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Murdock Canal Trail in Utah County, ahead of the grand opening on Saturday, May 18.

The strange ability that predicts having a healthy body image

05/09/2013 8:52pm
New research says people who have the unique ability to hear their own heart beat are less likely to objectify their bodies or view themselves as objects only valued for their looks.

More than 400 Utah communities at risk for wildfire

05/09/2013 9:35pm
As the weather heats up over the next few days, wildfire risk will grow in many Utah neighborhoods. More than 400 communities across the state are listed as "at risk" for wildfires.

SLC, Provo among best in nation for job-seeking college grads

05/09/2013 9:41pm
A couple of new jobs reports this week suggest the future for college graduates in Utah looks bright. Those graduates' chances at finding a job look pretty good, according to Forbes Magazine.

Tooele County cuts more jobs; residents still bracing for the pain

05/09/2013 10:30pm
At $4 million short, Tooele County government has issued round after round of layoffs over the past few months in an effort to balance its budget. Additional layoffs were announced Thursday, putting more than 70 county employees out of work.

'Deals' common between Shurtleff, Swallow and criminals, inmate says

05/09/2013 10:41pm
A convicted fraudster spoke from prison Thursday, saying he provided gifts to Utah Attorney General John Swallow and former attorney general Mark Shurtleff in exchange for legal help.

Toddler's fall from slide caused by tumor, cardiac arrest

05/09/2013 10:43pm
After falling from a slide last week, a 3-year-old continues to fight for her life. The cause of the fall was initially unknown, but doctors now believe a tumor caused the girl to go into cardiac arrest.

St. George becomes good fit for Afghanistan-like training for Marines

05/09/2013 10:46pm
If you heard a loud rumble near St. George Thursday night, don't worry: it was just 2,500 U.S. Marines flying in on helicopters, taking part in a specialized raid training.

Utah girl's 'Star-Spangled Banner' performance goes viral

05/09/2013 10:56pm
A Saturday night performance wowed TV audiences in Utah & Vancouver — and the soccer faithful at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Injured construction worker pleads for safe drivers in work zones

05/09/2013 11:01pm
Each year hundreds of road construction workers are hurt and dozens killed when cars lose control in the orange cone zone. One Utah construction worker is still battling health problems from a roadside crash that happened almost five years ago.