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UHP finds two ‘suicide loads’ of drugs in separate incidents

Approximately 370 pounds of marijuana and 20 pounds of methamphetamine were seized in separate drug busts by Utah Highway Patrol troopers Thursday. Read more »

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Why culture war issues like same-sex marriage are missing from the presidential election

A majority of Americans support LGBT nondiscrimination laws and oppose religious liberty protections that would enable faithful small business owners to refuse service to gay and lesbian couples,... Read more »

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Man severely beaten with bat at Tooele rest stop

A man staying in his car at a rest stop near the Tooele-Salt Lake County border was severely beaten with a baseball bat early Friday. Read more »

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FDA advises Zika screening for all US blood centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. Read more »

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Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms

France's top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the... Read more »

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US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed... Read more »

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Couple wanted in California killing arrested in Colorado

Days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado. Read more »

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Are wolves a 'miracle' in Yellowstone? Science seeks answers

Are wolves responsible for a "miracle" that "changed the rivers" of Yellowstone? That provocative claim in a widely seen 2014 YouTube video has ignited excitement about the impact of wolves on... Read more »

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Sodalicious files counterclaim in 'dirty' soda feud with Swig

Sodalicious has filed a counterclaim against Swig in the ongoing legal battle between the two soda shops, contending Swig's initial lawsuit was filed in "bad faith" and demanding that its trademark... Read more »

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Tooele residents rebuilding after fire tore through community

It’s been a little over a month since a catastrophic fire tore through a community in Tooele. But slowly, some residents are starting to rebuild. Read more »

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Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery

Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »

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2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-in

Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday. Read more »

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DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000

Federal prosecutors say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq War cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000... Read more »

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Having a great hobby can improve our lives, job happiness

Hobbies that can help improve your job performance include painting, knitting and improv comedy. Read more »

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Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250

As the search for survivors ground on, Premier Matteo Renzi pledged new money and measures Thursday to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy amid mounting soul-searching over why the seismic-prone... Read more »

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Deputies affix Thin Blue Line flag atop Box Elder County peak

Four Box Elder County sheriff's deputies made their way to the top of a mountainous peak Thursday to hoist an American flag a little higher — and to stake their own Thin Blue Line flag in a... Read more »

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Utah parents unsatisfied with Mylan's efforts to lower EpiPen costs

"I agree the system is broken," said University of Utah Health Care's director of drug information, Erin Fox. "But there's no reason why they can't lower the price." Read more »

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Man charged with three aggravated murders ordered to stand trial

At the close of a four-day preliminary hearing, a 20-year-old man was ordered Thursday to stand trial for triple aggravated murder. Read more »

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West Jordan councilman pleads not guilty to leaving scene of accident

A West Jordan councilman accused of leaving the scene of a crash during an alleged drunken episode pleaded not guilty Thursday. Read more »

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Video: Woman who survived crash caused by distracted driver talks to teens who text and drive

Teens who admitted to using their phone while driving talked to a woman who lost her parents and was partially paralyzed in an accident caused by a distracted driver. Read more »

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Roy woman wrongfully declared dead by federal government struggling to prove she's alive

Barbara Murphy isn't dead. But the federal government thinks she has been deceased for two years. Read more »

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Hale unveils new model of Sandy theater, encourages public donations

Hale Centre Theatre unveiled a 3-D model of its new facility currently under construction in Sandy while launching a campaign welcoming donations from the public to help fund the near theater. Read more »

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Photos: Homeowners encouraged to ‘flip their strip’

Amy Cleveland, director of Daybreak Academy, right, helps Amelia Hayes back to her seat after she and Calloway Fackrell, left, were given water-wise plants to plant at their South Jordan school on... Read more »

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For many fans, the lure of Salt Lake Comic Con lasts all year

Fans of Salt Lake Comic Con have made the event a part of their lives that lasts longer than the three-day convention. They have developed new hobbies, made it part of their annual budget, and... Read more »

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Musician Jewel returning to Deer Valley

The Grammy-nominated, multiplatinum singer, Jewel, will bring her vocals and acoustic guitar to the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater at Deer Valley Sept. 3. Read more »

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Audit: Utah Medicaid prescription drug system susceptible to fraud

A new audit reveals weaknesses in some controls of the Utah Medicaid system when dealing with prescription drugs. Read more »

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Faith-based volunteers help search for quake victims

Faith-based volunteers are joining civil protection teams sifting through the collapsed buildings and debris of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit central Italy this week as the search for... Read more »

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Good news for your life expectancy if you're a male, identical twin

Research says the social connection that likely comes from having a twin may be the main factor in why twins live longer than singletons. And that longevity boost is stronger for identical than for... Read more »

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Hogle Zoo gets MRI of ailing starfish

Veterinarians are baffled as to why a sea star at Hogle Zoo has turned ill. They're hoping an MRI will help solve the mystery. Read more »

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Groups challenge oil and gas development on Western lands

Environmental groups are challenging the Obama administration over 397 leases issued for potential oil and gas development on nearly 380,000 acres in three Western states, including Utah. A lawsuit... Read more »

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Armed Forces insignias against dress code in Jordan School District?

Some parents in the Jordan School District are upset over the school dress code their kids brought home. It said students cannot wear clothing with military insignia. The district says that is not... Read more »

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Sandy Heritage Festival set for Sept. 10

Sandy residents are invited to celebrate the city’s history during its annual Heritage Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Main Street Park, 90 E. 8720 South. Read more »

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U.’s Tanner Center receives $160,000 humanities grant

The Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah has received a $160,000 award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for Landmarks of American Culture and... Read more »

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SLCC Miller Business Resource Center partners with nonprofit

The Miller Business Resource Center at Salt Lake Community College has formed a new partnership with SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses... Read more »

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Comments being taken on proposed improvements to Charles Hall ferry road, ramps

The National Park Service invites the public to provide comments related to proposed improvements to the Charles Hall ferry terminal road and ramps on state Route 276 in Bullfrog and Halls Crossing. Read more »

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Utah Philanthropy Day announces 2016 honorees

The Utah Philanthropy Day Planning Committee has announced seven recipients of the 2016 Utah Philanthropy Day awards. Read more »

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Don't like Trump or Clinton? Utah has 12 other options

Utah voters who dislike Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: Don't despair. There are a dozen other candidates on the Utah ballot. Read more »

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Man arrested for allegedly filming young girls in Harrisville thrift store

Harrisville police arrested a man last week for allegedly filming young girls inside a Deseret Industries store. Read more »

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Reward offered in devastating Tooele fire

Tooele officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for an arson fire in July that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely... Read more »

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How to do 22 push-ups if you can't even do one

People all over the internet are doing 22 push-ups to draw attention to the problem of suicide among veterans. If you can't even do one, here's what you can do. Read more »

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Evan McMullin campaign hitting, missing presidential ballot deadlines

Utah native and anti-Trump presidential candidate Evan McMullin continues to hit and miss deadlines as his campaign furiously tries to get on election ballots across the country. Read more »

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It may be a while, but edible food packaging is on its way

A new milk-based film may mean the end of certain plastic food wrappings. But how feasible is edible food packaging really? Read more »

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Sears moves to quarterly loss, sales keep faltering

Sears posted a second-quarter loss, with perpetually weak sales overshadowing the retailer's efforts to cut costs and slow its cash burn. CEO Edward Lampert's hedge fund will forward the ailing... Read more »

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Police want to examine phone of man shot, killed by officers

Clearfield police want to examine the cellphone of a man shot and killed by officers on a rooftop earlier this month. Read more »

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Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead

A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on... Read more »

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Reading, writing and respect: How to protect your kids from faith-based bullying

Experts on religious discrimination and parents of kids who've been bullied offered these tips. Read more »

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Colorado mother holds son above water until rescued, then drowns

Even though she had been underwater for several minutes and had either lost consciousness or was about to, a Colorado mother hung on to her 2-year-old and held his head above water until he could... Read more »

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Police identify man killed in crash on Redwood Road

A 43-year-old man was killed Thursday morning in a two-car collision on Redwood Road in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Hotel reportedly removes Bibles from rooms after atheist complaint

An atheist organization that has asked private hotels and publicly funded university-owned hotels to remove Bibles from their guest rooms has reportedly convinced the Thunderbird Executive Inn in... Read more »

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Has the 2016 election produced a political 'Mormon Moment'?

There’s been so much attention recently on how Utah and members of the LDS Church feel about politics that we may in fact be experiencing a smaller-scale "Mormon Moment.” Read more »

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