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Survey: Utah Residents Buy Nearly Twice As Much Candy As Rest Of Nation

Survey by Hershey Co. finds Utahans eat candy at nearly twice the rate of the national average.

05/12/2015

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Utah Law Allows Gun Owners To Use Deadly Force In Many Cases

Police say two Utah men fatally shot would-be criminals a few miles apart over the weekend, but neither shooter is expected to face charges in a gun-friendly state that was one of the first to pass a “Stand Your Ground”-style law more than 20 years ago.

05/05/2015

People search amidst the rubble of collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. Nepalis started fleeing their devastated capital on April 27 after an earthquake killed more than 3,800 people and toppled entire streets, as the United Nations prepared a "massive" aid operation. (credit: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Utah Adventurers Safe On Mt. Everest After Earthquake

Utah families are anxious about loved ones after an earthquake shook Nepal and triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest.

04/27/2015

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Judge Allows Wild-Horse Lawsuit To Move Forward

A federal judge in Utah has refused to block a lawsuit filed by a group of ranchers demanding the U.S. government remove wild horses from land they say is overpopulated.

04/20/2015

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Former TV Pitchman Pleads Guilty In Owl Harassment Case

A former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider pleaded guilty to the charges Friday, one day after a proposed plea deal fell through when he refused to admit to the crime.

04/12/2015

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Governor, Advocate Seek Answers In Utah Inmate’s Death

Utah’s corrections department says inmates and their family members have complained in the past about dialysis treatment at the state prison.

04/08/2015

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Utah Inmate Dies After Provider Fails To Show For Dialysis

A Utah prison inmate is dead of an apparent heart attack related to renal failure after a dialysis provider didn’t show up for a scheduled treatment for two days in a row, a prison official said Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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City Threatens To Fine Man For Building Cardboard Castle In Front Yard For His Children

An Ogden resident says he got an order from the city to remove the toy fort he built for his children.

04/06/2015

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Top Mormons Outline Support For Marriage For Man-Woman Only

Mormon leaders have vowed during an important religious conference to be prominent advocates for the belief that marriage is an institution exclusive to a man and a woman.

04/05/2015

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Utah Man Returns 75-Pound Bag Of Cash Found On Highway

A Utah man got a surprise when he stopped to pull a large orange bag off the highway, fearing that it would become a traffic hazard.

04/05/2015

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