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  • Utah

    Teachers get schooled on financial literacy

    Teachers from across Utah are getting free financial literacy training from experts in the field so they can take that information back to their classrooms.
  • Business

    Salt Lake County tax hike to proceed if cities give support

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-area officials plan to revive a $58 million sales tax hike that voters previously rejected if enough city leaders indicate support. The Deseret News reports the Salt Lake County Council approved an ordinance Tuesday for the tax increase to take effect if municipalities representing 67 percent of the […]
  • Business

    Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

    Call it a lab in a box: Researchers created a device about the size of a toaster that can test a drop of blood to tell, in about half an hour, who's immune to certain infections and who's not.
  • AP

    Canada van victims include grandmother, avid volunteer

    People who died when a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk came from all walks of life, and from several countries.
  • Business

    Utah lawmaker running against Romney worth up to $2 million

    SALT LAKE CITY — Financial disclosure forms show U.S. Senate candidate Mike Kennedy has assets worth up to about $2 million, a healthy balance sheet that’s nevertheless far smaller than his Republican competitor Mitt Romney. A spokesman for the state lawmaker said Wednesday that Kennedy loaned about $250,000 from his retirement accounts to his campaign, […]
  • Media

    KSL Newsradio, TV pick up regional Murrow wins

    KSL TV and Newsradio picked up six regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association on Wednesday, which would have been Murrow's 110th birthday.
  • Business

    Provo water park files for bankruptcy

    PROVO — A summer fun destination is filing for bankruptcy amidst financial and managerial problems. Seven Peaks Water Park Provo’s new ownership hasn’t created a new management team, and was losing affiliation with the chain. It’s also embroiled in a lawsuit with nearby condos that’s hurting its ability to open. The Provo location was already […]
  • AP

    Last Utah survivor of WWII Japanese labor camp dies at 96

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah veteran who survived captivity during World War II has died at the age of 96. The Deseret News reports Theodore “Ted” Kampf was the last living Utah resident to survive the Bataan Death March and last to be held captive as a prisoner of war in a Japanese […]
  • AP

    AP FACT CHECK: Romney didn’t illegally gather voter info

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney’s likely Democratic opponent in the Utah Senate race has accused the former presidential candidate of improperly gathering voter information, the latest attack from challengers who aren’t letting him just cruise to victory. Jenny Wilson, the Democrat favored to win her party’s nomination, accused Romney of cheating and […]
  • Utah

    Lehi’s ‘technology corridor’ gearing up for large freeway construction

    LEHI – Construction is about to ramp up at the I-15 “Technology Corridor,” with hopes of improving traffic flow in Lehi. Gov. Gary Herbert, R-Utah, flew a drone over I-15 close to SR-92 to survey where the construction will take place. “We’re going to build a bridge across here to get from the west side […]