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2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah lawmaker's sons starting foundation based on father's law

Building on the success of Utah schools' dual language immersion program , two sons of the state senator who wrote it into law are working to launch a foundation to spread it to other areas of the country.


Related Topix: Utah, University of Utah

6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

The Utah-filmed truth behind the gritty story of murderer Gary Gilmore

Revisiting the true-crime TV movie "The Executioner's Song," a gritty period piece about the angry love story of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, opens up a time capsule to the seedy small-town Utah life that served as a backdrop to two 1976 murders.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, The Executioner's Song, Utah, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

7 hrs ago | Deseret News

Utah, national school superintendents optimistic about Common Core

Melissa Grieshober, a third-grade teacher at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del., teaches a math lesson Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Salt Lake City, UT

11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Crowdfunding makes indie films easier to finance

Despite those who criticize celebs like Zach Braff resorting to Kickstarter, there is a trickle-down effect where smaller projects get attention as well; this Friday marks the return of the Kickstarter Film Festival The crowdfunding site Kickstarter marks two major victories this Friday: the opening of Zach Braff's film "Wish I Was Here" and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Daran Norris, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Movies, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Utah Attorney Wants Federal Government To Release OKC Bombing Surveillance Video

Nearly 20 years after the Oklahoma City bombing, a new federal trial is taking place to determine if surveillance video taken from around the Murrah building from that day will be revealed.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory


WGU grads celebrate with praise from US undersecretary of education

And she did it at age 45, while working full-time and as a single mother to three disabled children.


Related Topix: Western Governors University, Family, Parenting, Salt Lake City, UT

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Interns follow Donner Party path through Utah

In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management Utah, American Conservation Experience Intern Hannah Cowan holds a Desert Horned Lizard during a hike across the Great Salt Lake Desert, in Utah.


Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

CARE Fair offers services to low-income, uninsured Utahns

Barbara Gelegotis, a registered nurse with the University of Utah, measures Temeni Barrea at the 22nd annual Community Assistance Resource Event, or CARE Fair, which offers free medical and social services, presented by the Junior League of Salt Lake City, at Horizon Training and Instruction in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

WNYC-AM New York

Utah Seeks To Block Benefits To Married Same-Sex Couples

Utah's attorney general says he will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling that same-sex couples must receive benefits following the overturning of the state's gay marriage ban.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals


Utah's flagship museum exhibiting Hindu god Krishna

Utah's flagship art museum, Utah Museum of Fine Arts , will have an exhibition on Hindu Lord Krishna starting August eight.


Related Topix: Religion, Hindu, Fine Arts, Arts

News Max

Court: Utah Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages During Appeal

Utah must provide benefits for same- sex couples married during a two-week period after a federal judge in December struck down the state's ban on such unions.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Deseret News

Where to watch free summer outdoor movies in Utah

Summertime is a chance to enjoy being outside as often as possible, which may be one reason outdoor movies have become so popular.


Related Topix: Draper, UT

Park Record

Preserving open spaces and beer

Summit Land Conservancy is leading hikes throughout the summer on its protected open lands to identify and harvest wild hops.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Summit County, UT, Park City, UT

Deseret News

The daylight saving time question: Should it stay or should it go in Utah?

Ed Bearnson speaks during a daylight saving time public forum at Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City, Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, West Jordan, UT


More Utahns feel connection with downtown Salt Lake, survey shows

"I've always loved being in the city," Thaut said. "I love being in the center of everything.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake County, UT

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas gunmen had run-ins with Utah police

For eight years now, Shreveport has been the site of one of the area's largest pre-migratory roosts for the purple-hued birds.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Plain Dealing, LA, Bossier City, LA

Suspect in family slaying dressed as delivery man

This booking photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows Ronald Lee Haskell.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Harris County, TX, Spring, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Southern Utah News

Grand Canyon North Rim to celebrate Western Arts Day 2014 this Saturday

The National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Western Arts Day 2014 on Saturday, July 12, at the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.


Related Topix: North-Rim, AZ, Grand-Canyon, AZ, US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park

Utah considers rejecting daylight saving time

Utah residents said Thursday that officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only states that don't adjust their clocks.


Related Topix: Utah, US News

The Times-Picayune

Houston family slaying: Suspect dressed as delivery man

A man charged with killing four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home and held the kids at gunpoint until their parents arrived, police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, Violent Crime, Family, Kids