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Utah looks to play a more prominent role in 2016 presidential primary

03/30/2014 11:59am
There's still a push for Utah to play a bigger role in the 2016 presidential primary race, even though a bill to make the state's election the first in the nation stalled in this year's Legislature.

'Physics of Freestyle' teaches students the science of snow sports

03/30/2014 2:01pm
Scientists from the University of Utah and former Olympians partnered to present "Physics of Freestyle" for Park City students Thursday.

Magnitude-4.8 earthquake shakes Yellowstone park

03/30/2014 5:07pm
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.8 earthquake that shook northern Yellowstone National Park is the strongest there since 1980.

Thrice denied, restaurant owner applies for another east-side liquor license

03/30/2014 6:06pm
A Salt Lake City businessman whose plans for an east-side tavern drew intense neighborhood opposition wants a state liquor license for the restaurant he opened instead.

Driver injured, moose killed in collision near Strawberry Reservoir

03/30/2014 6:24pm
A man was seriously injured Saturday night when he hit a moose while driving on state Route 40 near Strawberry Reservoir.

Animal advocates aim to make Utah a 'no-kill' state within 5 years

03/30/2014 7:00pm
Best Friends Animal Society launched its No-Kill Utah initiative Sunday, with the gaol of saving 90 percent of all the state's shelter pets.

Change in blood levels might predict heart attacks, Utah researchers say

03/30/2014 8:58pm
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have identified a biological process that might be able to help predict when a heart attack is imminent.

Effective parents explain clearly, level consequences, specialists say

03/30/2014 9:26pm
Effective parenting often boils down to effective communication, parenting specialists from Utah Youth Village told foster parents, adoptive parents and professionals attending the Utah Adoption Council's annual conference.

Unemployed Utahn devotes month to random acts of kindness

03/30/2014 10:30pm
Daniel Smith decided that the best way to rid his depression after losing his job was to serve. For four weeks he devoted a budget of $500 to helping others with random acts of kindness, like paying for people's lunches and passing out gift cards.

Utah couple headed home after unexpected 'hospital honeymoon'

03/30/2014 10:48pm
A Utah man who had to be airlifted from a cruise ship near North Carolina when he became sick last weekend is making plans to return home. His bride of two weeks says she's made the most of her honeymoon in a hospital.

Thousands without power for a time following windy weather

03/30/2014 11:01pm
Thousands of people across the state were without power for a time Sunday because of the weather. Several hundred were still in the dark late Sunday night.

Utah teens thrilled with viral reaction to 'Words' video

03/30/2014 11:20pm
A Utah youth group's music video is going viral, but it's not the song that has so many people watching it on YouTube.

Family Dollar robbed at gunpoint

03/30/2014 11:31pm
Police are searching for two men who robbed a Family Dollar store at gunpoint Sunday night.