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'It's hard,' frustrated workers say of furlough

10/03/2013 7:43am
Frustration mounts for furloughed Utahns as the shutdown showdown between Republicans and Democrats intensifies.

Dueling petitions circulating in Millcreek

10/03/2013 8:09am
There's a case of dueling petitions in Millcreek Township. Both petitions could change the makeup of the community in very different ways.

4 tips to cut back on excessive phone use

10/03/2013 9:20am
For the millions of smart phone users out there, hope is within reach. The compulsory need to constantly grab the the phone can be cured.

Man vs. diet: the shape-shifter saga

10/03/2013 10:57am
Utah Jazz beat writer Jody Genessy re-engages in his battle of the bulge with a commitment to chronicle his weight-loss journey (and to not eat his laptop screen while looking at Pinterest).

Museum highlights trove of photos from the late 1800s

10/03/2013 11:37am
The UK's National Media Museum featured dozens of photos taken with the Kodak 1, one of the first rollfilm cameras every developed in an online exhibit.

Bear cub jumps ship after tranquilizer, rescued by DWR

10/03/2013 12:48pm
An unusual case of a bear at Lake Powell was made even more unusual by the animal's choice of habitat and escape attempt that required a rescue from the reservoir.

Local filmmakers win film competition judged by Ron Howard

10/03/2013 2:08pm
Three local filmmakers are headed to New York City after their suspenseful film "Dominus" was one of five winners in the Canon Project Imagination Film Contest. The film competition was judged by Ron Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Park City hosts first 'Dine About'

10/03/2013 4:31pm
A week-long "Dine About" is offering three-course meals in Park City for $15 or $30 per person.

2 women in serious condition after being hit by truck

10/03/2013 4:57pm
Two women in Salina were in serious condition after being hit by a truck making a turn, police said.

Emergency funding to allow Utah WIC programs to reopen

10/03/2013 6:14pm
Utah's Women, Infants and Children program will reopen its clinics Friday thanks to $2.5 million in emergency funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Car accident causes vehicle to crash through fence, almost hit house

10/03/2013 6:20pm
A car collision caused a vehicle to run off the road and almost crash into a home in Ogden Thursday afternoon.

Ricin detected following suicide attempt at North Logan home

10/03/2013 6:47pm
Police evacuated a home in North Logan after crews detected the deadly toxin ricin there following a suicide attempt.

Doctor ordered to stand trial for murder in ex-wife's death

10/03/2013 6:55pm
John Wall was ordered Thursday to stand trial for murder in the death of of his ex-wife, Uta von Schwedler.

3 reasons the Tea Party has so much influence

10/03/2013 6:58pm
The Tea Party received a lot of attention when it began a few years ago. Their two main messages at the time were the problems of America's deficit and government spending. Most Americans agreed with that message which reinforced the quick rise of the Tea Party.

Man asks for reduced sentence after allegedly impairing girlfriend

10/03/2013 7:05pm
The Utah Supreme Court is set to consider whether a man who nearly killed his girlfriend should have his prison sentence reduced.

Local chef gives healthy eating tips

10/03/2013 7:20pm
October 5-12 is "Eat Local Week" in Utah. Josh Taylor, LDS Hospital's executive chef, says that Salt Lake's Farmer's Market is a great place to find local foods to cook at home.

2 people in custody at suspected drug house on Ute tribal land

10/03/2013 7:33pm
Two people were arrested Thursday after federal and local law enforcement agencies served a search warrant on a suspected drug house on Ute tribal land in Duchesne County.

Unclaimed remains of Utah veterans receive full-honors funerals

10/03/2013 7:46pm
Eleven veterans were buried with military honors Thursday at the Utah Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The Missing In America Project identified unclaimed remains of veterans who died in Utah so they could be laid to rest.

Ogden family displaced by house fire

10/03/2013 8:32pm
An Ogden family was displaced after the basement in their home caught fire Thursday afternoon.

'Let's eliminate the burr under the saddle,' says Herbert of gov't shutdown

10/03/2013 8:55pm
Republican efforts to stall President Barack Obama's new health care law need to be addressed as part of the negotiations over the federal government shutdown, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday.

Mother, boyfriend arrested in death of 3-month-old child

10/03/2013 9:27pm
Police have arrested a Pleasant Grove man in connection with the death of a 3-month-old baby in November of last year.

Guam teacher finds SLC woman's message in bottle 3 years later

10/03/2013 11:24pm
A Salt Lake City woman was shocked after hearing her name in an online video from Guam when she realized the bottle she had thrown into the ocean three years earlier had been found.

Utah federal employees protest, worry about day-to-day living

10/03/2013 11:30pm
Nearly 100 protestors, including members from two unions of federal employees, picketed outside the Federal Building in Ogden on Thursday to decry the ongoing government shutdown.