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Ultimate Fighting Championship's Sabbath brawl in Salt Lake City gets KO'd

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The scenario could be a fitting chapter from the bestselling book "Freakonomics." But UFC's recent decision...

Downtown rising affecting Utahns' perceptions

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Criticism follows Businessweek cover on Mormon Church finances

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The new Bloomberg Businessweek magazine cover on LDS Church finances drew broad-based criticism Thursday. "...


Piece of history found during restoration of old church

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Vickie Bott had an unusual dream growing up. After attending a wedding reception in an old church, her goal...


Mountain Meadows officially becomes National Historic Landmark

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On a day when people throughout the United States were remembering the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, som...

U of U's Pharmacy Institute aims to push college back to the top

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MLB team honors LDS Newtown victim

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Longtime Texas Rangers fan Robbie Parker grabbed former star catcher Ivan Rodriguez in a long embrace and d...


Mitchell will seek insanity defense in Elizabeth Smart trial

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Attorneys for Brian David Mitchell, who is accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, say they will seek an ins...

Elizabeth Smart's father joins bike ride to lobby for laws protecting children from predators

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Ed Smart and Ahmad Rivazfar are biking through Utah County up to the Utah State Capitol. But as Smart puts ...


Teen brothers start foundation to help poor in Guatemala

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There's nothing like a little sister from Guatemala to bind the hearts of stepbrothers. And when you add in...