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Estonian company could bring billions to Utah, but environmentalists fear catastrophe

09/23/2013 7:25am
In the faraway nation of Estonia, they're plotting big things for Utah's future. An Estonian government-owned company wants to build a massive oil-shale operation in Uintah County. It promises thousands of jobs, and with it lots of controversy.

Completely digital library opens, may be trend of future

09/23/2013 8:44am
More than 10,000 books are available at the newest public library in Texas. None of them comes in hardcover or paperback. Is this the future of libraries across the country?

5 tips to prepare your home for cooler temps

09/23/2013 10:52am
With each new season comes a new set of elements that can wear and tear on the exterior of our homes and yards. So, it is time to start planning our fall and winter preparations.

Utah's first nuclear plant on hold over trial for water rights

09/23/2013 12:27pm
Arguments in a pivotal decision granting water for what could be Utah's first nuclear power plant are playing out in a Price courtroom this week. Challengers to the state decision granting use of the water hope a judge rules the decision illegal.

Salem football player cleared in sexual harassment inquiry

09/23/2013 1:32pm
Prosecutors have determined that nothing criminal happened between a Salem Hills football player and a female student.

Landowner sues Feds over bankruptcy from development standstill

09/23/2013 2:36pm
A Washington County landowner and developer had a vision for a residential development and upscale golf course on the benches above St. George and Washington. He's now bankrupt — a destiny he said was chartered by the desert land tortoise.

$5K reward offered in Roosevelt gun theft case

09/23/2013 2:56pm
Investigators are hoping the promise of a $5,000 reward will lead them to the person who stole 18 semi-automatic handguns from a Roosevelt sporting goods store in June.

2 arrested for allegedly stealing police badge, iPads

09/23/2013 5:27pm
A routine traffic stop lead to the arrests of two suspected busy burglars Sunday night.

Trial date set for ex-Riverton High coach

09/23/2013 5:46pm
A Dec. 9 trial date was set Monday for Courtney Jarrell, a former math teacher and basketball coach at Riverton High accused of inappropriate relations with a student.

Apartment rental rates rise in SLC, report says

09/23/2013 6:14pm
A new report released by Cushman & Wakefield Commerce showed that the vacancy rate for apartments in Salt Lake County is currently 3.9 percent, while the combined average monthly rental rate for all types of apartment units is at $850.

9 great pieces of art at the Springville Museum of Art

09/23/2013 6:28pm
Since the donation of two works of art to Springville High School in 1903, the Springville Museum of Art has built its collection through careful selection.

Bluffdale man granted parole in assault case

09/23/2013 6:29pm
Reggie Campos, convicted in the confrontation with neighborhood watchman David Serbeck, has been granted parole.

Busted marijuana operation connected to cartel, police say

09/23/2013 7:11pm
Approximately 1,800 marijuana plants were eradicated in a rugged area near Right Hand Canyon Monday.

Timpanogos Cave tours end early due to budget cuts

09/23/2013 7:21pm
Officials at Utah's Timpanogos Cave National Monument say cave tours will end a week earlier than usual because of federal budget cuts.

Girl gives up Disneyland trip to help boy find a family

09/23/2013 8:14pm
A 7-year-old girl gave up a trip to Disneyland so a young boy from South America could have a family of his own.

Microsoft ruled as not breaking antitrust laws with Novell

09/23/2013 9:17pm
Microsoft Corp. did not violate antitrust laws two decades ago in its dealings with one-time competitor Novell Inc., a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

Man arrested after allegedly robbing 2 banks

09/23/2013 9:50pm
Investigators arrested a man Monday they say robbed two banks.

Man finds deleted photo files, returns pictures to woman

09/23/2013 10:33pm
When a woman brought in her hard drive for maintenance, she said the business accidentally deleted everything including 40 years worth of photos. Several years later, she was surprised to learn the documents weren't lost.

Man planned 'to kill as many as possible' in SLC, police say

09/23/2013 10:35pm
Criminal charges were filed Monday against a Salt Lake man who prosecutors say planned to "kill as many people as possible" this week at a downtown mall and Sugar House movie theater.