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National model boat races held in West Valley City

07/13/2013 8:56am
Decker Lake drew a lot of visitors Friday as the National Racing Finals of the Model Boat competitions commenced.

Governor calls special session for lawmakers in Swallow investigation

07/13/2013 9:39am
The Utah Legislature is being called into special session Wednesday by Gov. Gary Herbert to clarify issues surrounding the new House committee created to investigate Attorney General John Swallow.

Teen charged with arson in group home fire, police say

07/13/2013 10:05am
A 17-year-old boy accused of setting a fire in his room at a group home has been charged with arson.

SLC Airport fire crews practice emergency response after SF plane crash

07/13/2013 12:59pm
The Salt Lake City International Airport has examined and re-evaluated the response time of their emergency crews after the fatal airplane crash in San Francisco.

Summer months drain blood supply; Red Cross seeking donors

07/13/2013 1:27pm
Nationwide, blood donations to the Red Cross dropped 10 percent from May to June, a seasonal drop resulting in about 50,000 fewer donations than the Red Cross seeks to fill blood needs.

Threatened desert tortoise gets big money for conservation

07/13/2013 3:58pm
The state gets lots of money to help desert tortoises in Washington County as part of an effort to conserve the species. The money will be used to purchase land in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, which has been damaged by wildfires.

Semitrailer overturns, spills propane in northeastern Utah

07/13/2013 4:32pm
A semitrailer carrying 10,000 gallons of propane toppled in northern Utah near the Wyoming border Saturday, spilling some of the hazardous material on the road. A young couple helped get the driver out of harm's way.

DoD brings some closure to Utah families of missing soldiers

07/13/2013 5:55pm
Family members of missing American servicemen gathered at the Radisson Hotel in Salt Lake City in hopes of getting closure on their loved ones.

Kayaker drowns near Antelope Island, sheriff's office says

07/13/2013 6:37pm
A 53-year-old man was found dead near a kayak near Antelope Island State Park Saturday. Officials said the death appeared to be a drowning, but don't know if some unknown medical condition was a factor.

Norman the dog breaks scooter-riding world record

07/13/2013 6:59pm
A scooter-riding sheepdog breaks the world record for the fastest ride.

Utahns may get more than $1M in Apple price-fixing settlement

07/13/2013 8:39pm
Utah consumers are set to get more than $1 million for their part in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and five U.S. publishing houses.

Utah's Sudanese celebrate second year of nation's independence

07/13/2013 9:20pm
Around 100 of the South Sudanese community in Utah gathered to celebrate their country's second year of independence by gathering for speeches, dancing and games.

Teen found dead on road near Payson identified

07/13/2013 10:12pm
Utah County officials are investigating after a body was found in the middle of a road near Payson Saturday morning.

Homemade explosive forces evacuation of 3 homes

07/13/2013 10:31pm
A homeowner looking to evict some tenants found more than he expected to find: A homemade explosive.