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  1. Utah ranks highest for computer ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | HeraldNet

    Utah leads the nation in the percentage of residents who have a computer at home, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. About 95 percent of people in the state have a computer at home compared to an average of 88 percent in country as a whole, the study released Thursday found.


  2. Dad confronts kidnapper, saves daughter, 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | HeraldNet

    A set of Utah parents were awakened Friday to an unsettling noise for 4:30 in the morning: the sound of their front door opening and their 5-year-old daughter talking. When the father rushed outside in his pajama pants and hoodie he saw the terrifying sight of his 5-year-old stepdaughter in the arms of a stranger who was carrying her away across the front lawn.


  3. Mormons: Founder had a teen brideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | HeraldNet

    The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said most of Smith's wives were between 20 and 40 years old. 1 comment

  4. Utah appeals ruling in a Sister Wivesa caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Kody Brown poses with his wives at one of their homes in Las Vegas in this July 10, 2013 photo. Utah's attorney general has filed notice that he will appeal a ruling striking down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit brought by the family on the TLC reality TV show "Sister Wives."


  5. Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.


  6. Violent assault ruled out in death of Utah familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | HeraldNet

    A preliminary autopsy has ruled out a violent assault as the cause of death of five Utah family members, including three children, found in the parents' bedroom over the weekend, authorities said. The causes of death will not be known until an analysis of blood samples is concluded, police Lt.


  7. Armed teacher injured as gun goes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | HeraldNet

    A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school was struck by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidently fired in a faculty bathroom on Thursday, officials said. The sixth-grade teacher at Westbrook Elementary School, in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville, was injured when the bullet struck a toilet and caused it to explode, Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said.


  8. Tattoo youRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Old folks these days: With the growing acceptance of body art, we're seeing tattoos even on older people, such as the woman who had her grandkids' names inked on a leg.


  9. San Diego Comic-Con sues Utah convention over nameRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Organizers of the biggest comic-book convention in the nation sued their counterparts in Salt Lake City over the event's name, saying it confuses fans into thinking the two are affiliated.


  10. How to stay plugged in while outdoorsRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    It used to be that outdoor enthusiasts went into the wilderness to unplug. Now, most want to stay plugged in to their electronic devices as long as they can.


  11. Beer of the Month: Uinta Baba Black LagerRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | HeraldNet

    What it is: A black lager from Salt Lake City's Uinta Brewing. The black lager enjoys a deep beer history - in Germany it's called Schwarzbier - that amounts to the light body and easy drinkability of a lager but with the pleasant curveball of dark, roasted character.


  12. Parents of missing woman vie for insurance fundsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    December will mark the five-year anniversary of the disappearance of Susan Powell - a Utah mother who has never been found despite her family's continued searches.


  13. Experts: Mormon excommunication 'warns everybody'Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | HeraldNet

    The decision by the Mormon church to excommunicate the founder of a prominent women's group marks a stern statement at a time when the church is under pressure to recognize gay rights and allow women into the priesthood. 19 comments

  14. Woman shares story of losing an arm on the jobRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Kina Repp still recalls every detail of a lesson she learned her first day on a job at a fish cannery in Alaska - the day a machine gobbled up her arm in an instant, crushing it to the shoulder.


  15. 9 months a prisoner of warRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | HeraldNet

    He saw a military recruiting poster - "one of those signs with the guy pointing his finger at me," he said.


  16. 9 months a prisoner of war: Harold Wanamaker, 93, flew multiple missions during WWIIRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | HeraldNet

    He saw a military recruiting poster - "one of those signs with the guy pointing his finger at me," he said.


  17. Snohomish man's WWII service included 9 months as POWRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | HeraldNet

    He saw a military recruiting poster - "one of those signs with the guy pointing his finger at me," he said.


  18. Utah students upset about altered yearbook picsRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Wasatch High School sophomore Rachel Russell, 16, points to her altered school yearbook photo Thursday in Heber City, in Utah.


  19. Dreamliner set to land at American AirlinesRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.


  20. Dodgers release ex-Mariner Olivo after brawlRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Miguel Olivo has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers after his fight in the dugout with Triple-A Albuquerque teammate Alex Guerrero.


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