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Insurance companies step up services for diabetics

04/17/2014 6:57am
Health care providers are doing more to help treat diabetes and to keep their costs down.

Panel seeks understanding between Mormons, atheists

04/17/2014 8:35am
Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional.

Man in ski mask tried to enter female student's car, police say

04/17/2014 11:41am
A man attempted to enter a female student's car after she left the University of Utah library Tuesday, according to campus police.

Brains begin to slow down at age 24, study shows

04/17/2014 11:52am
Canada's Simon Fraser University has conducted a series of tests using the game "Starcraft 2" to determine that brains are slowing down around age 24. Time between thought and reaction is growing as you get older.

4 ideas for spring camping destinations in Utah

04/17/2014 12:00pm
Camping in Utah is a year-round recreation for many, but warmer spring temperatures bring out a renewed popularity for heading to the hills.

False Utah election mailings spur investigation

04/17/2014 12:19pm
Utah elections officials say they don't know who in recent weeks mailed legislative endorsements and attacks purporting to represent a nonprofit group.

Despite leukemia, 8-year-old Mac optimistic about life

04/17/2014 12:43pm
Cancer is never a pleasant experience for those involved. But for 8- year-old Mac Brennan, cancer is just a temporary obstacle he has to overcome on his way to living a fulfilled life.

New Allstate service center in Draper to bring 100+ jobs

04/17/2014 1:36pm
Allstate Insurance will open a new service center in Draper with plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next year.

Family-friendly Easter activities across Utah

04/17/2014 3:47pm
Easter Sunday is coming up and with it comes a host of family-friendly activities. If you haven't yet planned how your family will celebrate the holiday, here is a list of activities going on around Utah for the weekend.

Taylorsville woman identified, death ruled as homicide

04/17/2014 5:18pm
The body discovered in a Taylorsville home has been identified, and the death was ruled as a homicide.

Several streets to close for Salt Lake City Marathon

04/17/2014 6:01pm
The Salt Lake City Marathon will prompt closures on portions of several streets on Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19.

Biggest Loser Fitness Resort director discusses obesity, improving health

04/17/2014 6:10pm
Becky Herberger, Fitness Director at "The Biggest Loser" Resort in Chicago, sits down to discuss the biggest contributors to obesity and what we can start doing right now to improve our overall health.

More than 800K Utahns drop, cover for 'Great Utah Shakeout'

04/17/2014 7:13pm
More than a quarter of the Utah population dropped, covered and held on at 10:15 Thursday morning during the Great Utah Shakeout, an event to promote preparedness for earthquake survival and recovery.

Utah stores included in Michaels breach of as many as 2.6M cards

04/17/2014 7:15pm
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.

Teen ordered to stand trial for aggravated murder in death of deputy

04/17/2014 7:23pm
Meagan Grunwald was ordered Thursday to stand trial for aggravated murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. The question now is, what happens next for the 17- year-old?

Police seek public help identifying man who fired into apartment

04/17/2014 7:24pm
Police have few leads to determine who fired shots from a parking lot that hit a 17 year-old boy as he was sitting inside his West Valley apartment Wednesday.

Utah expects tourism boost thanks to National Geographic article

04/17/2014 7:47pm
Office of Tourism expects to see an increase in dinosaur tourism in Utah with a little help from National Geographic magazine.

Cadaver dog returns to Utah

04/17/2014 8:21pm
A cadaver dog and her handler from Utah's Task Force 1 returned home Thursday afternoon after helping with the aftermath of the Washington mudslide.

On the scene at Comic Con FanXperience

04/17/2014 9:17pm
From cosplay to geeky merchandise to the names and faces that made the FanXperience great, day one was a successful meeting of the nerdy minds.

2 arrested in connection with aggravated burglary

04/17/2014 9:48pm
An elderly woman escaped with bruises after her house was burglarized, and Layton police have arrested those they believe are responsible for the crime.

Friendship, faith and gefilte fish for Passover

04/17/2014 10:31pm
A group of women gather every year to make a special dish for Passover, which began Monday evening.

Autopsies of 7 deceased infants completed

04/17/2014 10:35pm
Police say the autopsies on seven deceased infants found in a Pleasant Grove garage have been completed.

More, bigger wildfires scorching Western states

04/17/2014 11:06pm
A soon to be published study showing a 30-year trend of worsening wildfires in the Western United States was led by Philip Dennison, a fire scientist at the University of Utah.