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12 ways to create more happiness

03/10/2014 6:38am
In this edition of LIFEadvice, coach Kim gives some suggestions for choosing to be happier in spite of life's disappointments and challenges.

Man paralyzed in trampoline accident receives outpouring of support

03/10/2014 7:05am
After eight weeks of physical therapy, Carson Tueller is finally home from the hospital after a life-changing accident.

4 moments that made someone's day

03/10/2014 8:01am
Some moments don't make the news, but we think they should.

Missing teen headed to Utah, police in California say

03/10/2014 8:20am
A 13-year-old girl last seen getting into a man's car Sunday in California is missing and could be headed through Utah on Monday.

Least favorite subject math? Technology aims to change attitudes

03/10/2014 9:06am
Some Utah schools are piloting math technology that could affect a generation of students. It's changing attitudes about what's widely considered the least favorite subject — math.

What makes people vulnerable to online scams? Study provides answers

03/10/2014 10:05am
Some people fall for online scams, some people don't. A new study aims to answer the question, why?

SLC named a top 10 mountain biking city

03/10/2014 11:01am
Salt Lake City may be one of the best places to live if you want the comforts of city life, but with easy access to mountain biking trails.

Drivers, pedestrians urged to take caution with time change

03/10/2014 11:52am
The time change to daylight saving time may leave people feeling a little more tired in the morning, but drivers should be aware of the added dangers of driving in the darker morning hours, officials say.

Senate approves bill that would change details of abortion law

03/10/2014 12:44pm
The Utah Senate has approved a change in the state's abortion laws so that in cases where the woman's life is at risk she could undergo the procedure without first having to watch a state-mandated video on alternatives and read information about adoption.

Partial Medicaid expansion plan passes, other happenings on the hill

03/10/2014 2:02pm
Utah lawmakers passed several bills on Monday, including a bill to create a statewide student safety tip line and a bill to give tax credits to employers who hire homeless people.

Judge sentences former therapist to 1 to 15 years in prison for sex abuse

03/10/2014 3:45pm
A Centerville therapist convicted of sexually abusing a 16-year-old female client was sentenced to prison Monday.

Man charged in sex trafficking ring now facing dozens of felonies

03/10/2014 5:13pm
Several additional charges were filed Monday against the man prosecutors believe masterminded a drug and human trafficking ring in Utah involving teenage boys.

Report: Commuter rail ridership doubles in Utah

03/10/2014 5:51pm
A report released Monday showed ridership among Utah's commuter rail lines doubled last year — the largest such hike in the nation. FrontRunner ridership rose 103 percent in 2013, according to information from the American Public Transportation.

Police looking for man who robbed SLC pharmacy

03/10/2014 5:53pm
Police are looking for a man accused of jumping over a pharmacy counter and demanding Oxycontin last month.

ATV driver killed in accident identified

03/10/2014 5:56pm
One person is dead after a crash early Monday morning involving an ATV and at least one pickup truck on U.S. 40 in Duchesne County.

'We're not going to stop', say parents of Annie Kasprzak

03/10/2014 6:37pm
Tuesday marks the second anniversary of the discovery of the body of 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak in the Jordan River.

2 hit-and-runs, a spike strip and a pit maneuver later, police stop BMW driver

03/10/2014 6:56pm
A driver was transported to Mountain View Hospital Monday afternoon after police say he hit two vehicles and then fled from pursuing law enforcement officers.

Doctors try new shunt-free treatment at Primary Children's Hospital

03/10/2014 7:08pm
Doctors at Primary Children's Hospital are using a new technique to drain excess spinal fluid from children with hydrocephalus.

Utah teen rises to modeling fame after being scouted at track meet

03/10/2014 7:28pm
What does it take to become a top model? Contrary to what you might think, a reality show is not the answer. A Utah modeling scout and agent gives the details on where she finds her faces and what it takes to make it to the top.

Bodybuilders mourn death of Utah 'Mr. Olympia'

03/10/2014 9:10pm
Bodybuilders around the world mourned the loss of a Utah man who many considered a legend. Larry Scott was the first ever Mr. Olympia, and he went on to hold many other titles during his career.

Hundreds of Utah school buses adding to air pollution in the state

03/10/2014 9:16pm
Of Utah's 2,821 public school buses, 1,000 have been retrofitted for cleaner emission. But the state Office of Education reports that 739 buses built before 2001 don't qualify for upgrades, which means they don't meet standards set by the EPA.

Divers hope to find stolen dinosaur footprint still intact

03/10/2014 9:24pm
A dinosaur footprints pried out of the ground near Moab may still be intact, despite having been dumped in the Colorado River, according to a paleontologist with the Bureau of Land Management.

Progress made on new Hope Lodge for cancer patients

03/10/2014 9:25pm
Hope is a very important word for cancer patients, and soon they will have a new place to stay with a loved one while going through treatments and recovery.

Budget deal means no money for Lockhart's education technology initiative

03/10/2014 10:19pm
There is no money for House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education technology initiative in the budget deal worked out over the weekend with Senate leaders that moved forward Monday in the Legislature.

Historic Star Mill owner loses court battle; future of mill in question

03/10/2014 10:22pm
The owner of the Star Mill recently lost a legal battle that requires him to sell the property to a developer. Now the future of the American Fork landmark is in question.

Identity thieves steal money through tax returns

03/10/2014 10:40pm
While there are a million reasons to procrastinate filing your taxes, there is one very good reason you may want to hurry and get it done. It has become a race between you and identity thieves, and the winner gets the cash.

Propane leak triggers home explosion

03/10/2014 11:09pm
A home was declared a total loss after a gas leak caused an explosion.