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  • 04/20/18
    ST. LOUIS — Prior to the NCAA women’s gymnastics championship, Utah co-head coach Megan Marsden was confident about how her team matched up with the competition — that is, against the competition with which the Red Rocks are familiar. “We know how we compare to UCLA. We’ve seen them multiple times this season,” said Marsden. “We are...
  • 04/20/18
    BANGKOK, Thailand — During his first trip to Thailand in 1966, President Russell M. Nelson traveled by boat through the canals and klongs of Bangkok. He watched women gather water for their daily needs from the same river as their children bathed. He shopped at floating markets. And he visited the home of a medical colleague, spotting...
  • 04/20/18
    Conservationist, explorer, author and environmental philosopher John Muir was born nearly two centuries ago on April 21, 1838, in a small coastal Scottish town.
  • 04/20/18
    OGDEN — Police say a woman called in three bomb threats to an Ogden courthouse in order to keep her boyfriend from going to jail. The calls came a week apart from each other, on April 5, 12, and on Thursday, when the man, Jerry Larkin, was due in court in a DUI case. Each time, police swept the courthouse and determined there were no...
  • 04/20/18
    OREM — Astrid S. Tuminez, who was raised in poverty in the Philippines and went on to earn graduate degrees at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been selected the next president of Utah Valley University.
  • 04/20/18
    SALT LAKE CITY — Soon after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Brynna Dow's school was evacuated for a fire alarm. As the Skyline High School sophomore and her classmates exited English class, their substitute teacher said, "Oh no, this just happened in Florida. I hope there's not a shooting here,"...
  • 04/20/18
    OREM — Residents angry about a proposed housing project near Utah Valley University learned Friday that they won the first skirmish in their battle by gathering enough signatures to force a citywide vote.
  • 04/20/18
    SALT LAKE CITY — A tax expert testified Friday he visited the Delta site of a purported solar energy facility, walked into a home and flipped the switch on and off, believing solar lenses were generating the power. "I did not think it was connected to the grid," said Richard Jameson, a specialist in federal tax law who filed tax returns...
  • 04/20/18
    SALT LAKE CITY — The Beehive State ranked first in overall and private sector job growth for the month of March, according to the Utah Department of Workforce Services.
  • 04/20/18
    SALT LAKE CITY — Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli, owners of the popular downtown music venue the State Room, are opening a new venue in Salt Lake City.
  • 04/19/18
    SALT LAKE CITY — The rising number of deaths from suicide and substance abuse is creating secondhand suffering among children who might be helped if schools were able to take a more active role in students' mental health, a new report says. If this happens, it would be a marked change in how schools have traditionally dealt with...
  • 04/19/18
    CEDAR CITY — Best-selling author and former CIA operative Jason Hanson wants people to know that working for the CIA is not quite like a Jason Bourne movie.
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