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    One dead, three hurt, in SLC beatings

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police say one person is dead and three others are injured after a fight that happened early Tuesday morning near the downtown area. Detective Robert Ungricht of the Salt Lake City Police Department said the man who died was struck in the head several times with an object, leading to his […]
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    First battle launched in “war” on homelessness

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, says he is now spending nearly every day meeting and speaking with local mayors, homeless advocates and business owners, looking for solutions to the homelessness problem. To that end, he’s now created what he calls a “war room” for those discussions in the heart of […]
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    St. George home for sale flooded by vandals

    ST. GEORGE — A home for sale was heavily damaged by water. Someone dragged in garden hoses and turned on all the faucets and left the water running throughout the house. The homeowners hoping to sell the home say someone dragged in garden hoses and turned on all the faucets and left the water running […]
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    Orem man critical after shooting in his home

    OREM – Police say an Orem man was in critical condition following an early-afternoon shooting. Police were called to 515 E. 1834 S. at about 1:30 this afternoon. Lt. Craig Martinez said the victim, a 53-year old male, was outside and had been shot once in the chest. He was taken to the hospital in […]
  • Education

    Teachers frequently teach out-of-field

    PROVO — BYU researchers have found that teachers are being asked more and more often to teach a subject they’re not trained to take on, especially if they are newer to the field. Ryan Nixon is now an assistant professor at BYU, but he graduated from Weber State with a degree that qualified him to […]
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    “We want you to come back”

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah State Parks officials are teaming up with University of Utah Health Care to try to keep state residents safe as they play outdoors this Pioneer Day weekend. Experts say driving drunk, driving distracted and driving untrained can all lead to crashes on off-highway vehicles, and riding without a helmet puts […]
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    Scare for former BYU basketball player in Hawaii

    HONOLULU, Hawaii — A former BYU standout is recovering after a scary run-in with wasps in Paradise. Jake Shoff was on vacation with his wife and 3 young boys in Hawaii. They were kayaking on a river when his kayak knocked into a wasps’ nest, and he was stung multiple times. His wife, Emily Criddle […]
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    President Trump nominates Huntsman as Russian ambassador

    WASHINGTON DC — It’s now up to the U.S. Senate to confirm former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., as the next ambassador to Russia.  Political experts say that shouldn’t be a problem — given that he’s gone through the process three times without a single dissenting vote. Huntsman previously served as Ambassador to China and […]
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    Utah lawmakers seek recommendations on eminent domain policy for charter schools

    SALT LAKE CITY — Lawmakers in a committee hearing questioned what authority charter schools have to call on the state to seize property through eminent domain laws. District schools have done it. And charters are public schools too, but they are run by private entities or citizens. State Senator Howard Stephenson says there is confusion […]
  • Health

    Nicotine pouches concerning to Utah health officials

    SALT LAKE CITY — A new product is being sold in Utah that offers a different way to consume nicotine, and health advocates are concerned. Watching a TV ad for Zyn products with Utah Tobacco Prevention and Control Program media liaison Brittany Karzen and she points out some important things: “While it might not have […]