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3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah family touched by police shooting urges calm in Missouri

BOUNTIFUL Thirteen years ago, Salt Lake City police fought, and then gunned down Edgar Hernandez.


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8 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Ban proposed on rope-swinging from Utah arches

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12 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban

But if they do, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state's ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

A newborn baby was in extremely critical condition Tuesday after her 23-year-old mother left her in a neighbor's trash can in Utah, a state that allows mothers to drop off newborns at hospitals without consequences, police and health officials said.


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

Brandon Sun

Federal government proposes ban on daredevil rope-swinging from some iconic Utah arches

This Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, shows an unidentified person swinging from the Corona Arch near Moab, Utah.


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ABC News

Baby Left in Trash Can 'Fighting for His Life'

Police say a newborn baby is in extremely critical condition after his mother left him in a trash can near her home in Kearns, Utah.


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Robert Redford taking Sundance to Hong Kong

The actor/director's movie event takes place annually in Utah, and he expanded it internationally by taking it to London in 2012.


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Deseret News

New poll shows many Utahns oppose and misunderstand Common Core

Kids in Christine Mitchell's third-grade class work on math Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Rosecrest Elementary School in Salt Lake City.


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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's famous Canyonlands rock art unexpectedly recent

A study by Utah State University scientists could shed new light on the ancient culture or cultures that created the haunting rock art known as the Barrier Canyon Style.


Related Topix: Utah State University, Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks, Anthropology, Science, Salt Lake City, UT

Manchester Journal

China courts documentaries as it limits expression

Authorities are handing more slots to documentaries, giving even independent filmmakers a chance to be shown on state television.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Religion, Falun Gong

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

Ferguson-like attack in Utah escapes media notice, race bias seen

On the surface, the cases appear nearly identical: Michael Brown and Dillon Taylor , two young, unarmed men with sketchy criminal pasts shot to death by police officers two days apart.


Related Topix: Prison, South Salt Lake, UT, Violent Crime

The Washington Post

Judge orders FBI to investigate witness tampering

A federal judge has ordered the FBI to scrutinize allegations that the agency pressured a witness not to testify in a trial about videos related to the Oklahoma City bombing.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News

Fox News

These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Johanna Varner thought a devastating forest fire meant the end of her pika research on Oregon's Mount Hood.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

Same-sex marriage survey results raise questions

In this April 11, 2014, file photo, Ali Bell, of Bountiful, holds her sign with other supporters of Utah's same-sex marriage ban who gathered at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, to stand up for "traditional marriage" a day after a federal appeals court heard arguments about the constitutionality of the law.


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Guns in schools: The push to arm teachers

Kasey Hansen yelled "Stop! Drop your weapon! Don't shoot!", as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target's chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.


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

Deseret News

Robert Bennett: WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage

Utah's innovative Western Governors University is helping keep the state ahead of slippage in science, technology, engineering and math education.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Robert Bennett, Utah, Western Governors University, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Deseret News

Submarine veterans honor sacrifice of World War II naval casualties

Members of the U.S. Naval Cadets perform a flag ceremony Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, as the USS Harder Base-Utah Submarine Veterans honor the 79 crew members of the USS Harder during a memorial service at the Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park in Bluffdale.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Bluffdale, UT


Geeks and nerds seeing Salt Lake City a go-to destination

Jasen David Frank was looking for a truly nerdy way to spend his birthday. He chose Salt Lake Comic Con.


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The Bennington Banner

Woman who drank toxic tea released from hospital

A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.


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Korea Herald

China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening Saturday, seizing documents and films from organizers and hauling away two event officials in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its already tight ideological controls.


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