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3 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

Raw milk sickens 45 in Utah

Raw milk from Utah has sickened 45 people, according to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Experts explain how to spot child abuse

A day after a Utah man was arrested for child abuse homicide, and a Utah woman arrested for the attempted murder of her baby, experts tell us how to spot the signs of abuse early.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Deseret News

In our opinion: Recent Napa Valley earthquake reminds Utahns to be prepared

Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? California's Napa Valley was fortunate that the 6.0 earthquake that struck over the weekend came at 3 a.m., ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Opinion

The Times Bulletin

Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Kody Brown poses with his wives at one of their homes in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sister Wives, Entertainment, Television, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

KFVS12

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose... Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, FLDS, Religion

The Tribune

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

In this April 20, 2006, file photo, Hildale, Utah, sits at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Hildale, UT, Wine, Drink, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Proposal offers incentive to finish degree in 8 semesters

A proposal by a Utah lawmaker would offer tuition incentives for completing a bachelor's degree in four years and potentially cover the cost of tuition if a student is forced to enroll for more than eight semesters.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Utah State University

KSL-TV

Trial ordered for woman accused of using bacon to start fire

A Uintah County woman accused of using burning bacon to start a fire inside her ex-boyfriend's house was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on a number of charges including arson.

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Related Topix: Fire

Deseret News

Consumer confidence continues to rise in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 2.0 points to 106.9 from July to August as Utahns continue feeling confident about business conditions and employment.

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Related Topix: Utah Government

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Think the 'Great Pumpkin,' wearing shorts and sandals

Autumn-like weather in August? Northern Utahns might as well keep an eye out for the Great Pumpkin , albeit clad in shorts and sandals if it's headed south.

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Related Topix: Tooele, UT

Christian Science Monitor

Utah mother arrested for placing baby in trash

Police walk near garbage cans where a baby was found Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Kearns, Utah.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Sundance Film Festival, Kearns, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Park Record

Time Jumpers and Vince Gill will make a stop at Deer Valley

The Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, will perform some Texas swing and Nashville bluegrass when it closes the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights summer concerts at Deer Valley on Aug. 30. The Park City Institute will wrap up its St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights summer concerts at Deer Valley on Aug. 30 with a big swing.

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Related Topix: Vince Gill, Country, Park City, UT

Deseret News

Join the discussion: Is Common Core just misunderstood?

In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, Amy Lawson, a fifth-grade teacher at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del., teaches an English language arts lesson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Utah Government

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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.

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

Deseret News

Where to see dinosaurs in Utah

Dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago, but bones and other evidence of their existence are still around today.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Lehi, UT

Emery County Progress

Utah's Own summit encourages local entrepreneurs to market products

A Utah's Own Workshop was held for Emery and Carbon counties on Aug. 13. The summit began with an introduction of what the Utah's Own program is all about.

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Related Topix: Carbon County, UT, Emery County, UT, Agriculture, Science, Helper, UT, Emery, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah gets extra month to file same-sex recognition appeal

Utah has an extra month to file its appeal of a federal judge's order that the state extend spousal benefits to same-sex couples who wed in Utah during a short window in which such unions were legal.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah food is the star during Eat Local Week

Eat Local Week , which takes place Sept. 6-13, is a chance for Utahns to be part of the locovore movement.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Life, Food, Local Food, Salt Lake City, UT, Home Gardening, Home

TreeHugger

College students' annual pilgrimage -- No, it's not to Daytona

As the 50th Anniversary of Canyonlands National Park approaches next month, Utahans and others across the country who love the area are pushing for President Obama to declare the 1.8 million acres of public lands surrounding the park as a new Greater Canyonlands National Monument .

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Related Topix: Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks

Sys-Con Media

Utah State Legislative Website Wins Online Democracy Award

Today, Utah House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart and Senate President Wayne Niederhauser received the Online Democracy Award on behalf of the Utah Legislature .

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

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