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  • Healthy Utah Rally Capitol1

    Poll: Which plan would you prefer: ‘Healthy Utah,’ ‘Utah Cares’ or neither?

    SALT LAKE CITY – A group supporting Governor Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” plan rallied at the State Capitol Thursday. “Utah Communities for Healthcare Coverage” hosted the rally; it is a partnership of organizations that have teamed up to build the case for increased health care coverage in Utah. Tens of thousands of Utahns are currently living without health insurance, trapped in what is called the Medicaid gap. Wednesday night, lawmakers killed one plan to cover them, while passing another. In a […]

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    Golden eagle hit by car recovering thanks to deputy and Utah DWR

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – A golden eagle that was hit by a car is now on the road to recovery with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources thanks to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff J. Martinez said a deputy helped capture the injured bird and get it to safety Thursday. Fox 13 is working to find out the eagle’s condition from the Utah DWR. We will update you as soon as more information is confirmed. Deputy helps capture injured […]

  • - WBBH via CNN

    Lawyer said client showed up with body in truck, ‘They don’t teach you this in law school’

    FT. MEYERS, Fla. – It’s a scenario you usually only hear about in fiction crime shows. “They don’t teach you this in law school. It’s a strange situation,” attorney Robert Harris said. Police and deputies on scene are not releasing much information but Harris said a client of his, named John Marshall, drove to his office around 4:15 p.m. and was dirty, had missing teeth and appeared to have some broken fingers. He said Marshall then told him he got into […]

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    ‘You saved my life’ Survivor posts letter to accused Boston Bomber on Facebook

    BOSTON, Mass. – Rebekah DiMartino took the stand this week, looked directly at the man authorities say detonated a bomb that ripped her body apart and told her story. After DiMartino left the courtroom she did something else. DiMartino took to Facebook where she posted an open letter telling the accused bomber, “you saved my life.” DiMartino’s leg was destroyed by shrapnel and debris in April 2013. Since that time, she has undergone 16 surgeries and once believed she would […]

  • octopus KCPQ

    The real story behind the ‘octopus escape’ at the Seattle Aquarium

    SEATTLE – Was it a daring escape attempt thwarted at the last minute? Or was it an intelligent and agile creature new to its environment exploring its boundaries? Video posted online earlier this week shows the octopus seemingly attempting to topple over the lip of its enclosure at the Seattle Aquarium.  At the last minute, an aquarium staffer can be seen helping the animal stay in its tank. The video quickly went viral with websites posting and reposting the video […]

  • Beauty shop brawl

    Beauty shop brawl over nail polish ends with more than fashion police

    LOS ANGELES – A California woman is in trouble with more than the fashion police after a beauty shop brawl over nail polish. According to KTLA, the salon scuffle started after the owner refused to paint the nails of a customer’s 1-year-old daughter because of the girl’s age. The pummeling over polish was captured on surveillance cameras. Multiple videos show the two women throwing punches back on Feb. 26. Salon owner Kathy Nguyen told KTLA things started to get heated right […]

  • Lion opens door with mouth CNN

    Watch lion use mouth to open car door at safari park, freak out family

    Hey, nature, thanks for reminding us that you are not to be played with. Unless you are an adorable Australian quokka. We would play with them all day long. From battling water creatures to lions opening car doors, animals have taken center stage on social media. And this is not your typical animal kingdom. Check it out: According to Mashable, digital media producer Benjamin Savard was working on a video for the science department at Middlebury College in Vermont on […]

  • Officials warn avalanche danger to remain high into weekend

    SALT LAKE CITY – Officials with the Utah Avalanche Forecast Center say the avalanche that killed 21-year-old Blake Ford in Hell’s Canyon was just one of more than a dozen human-caused snow slides Wednesday. Forecasters say even though there are no new storms on the horizon, the two to three feet of fresh powder we got early in the week, combined with warming temperatures heading into the weekend, means the potential for danger in the back country remains high.

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    Powerful kissing skeletons video will make you rethink your biases

    We’ve all heard not to “judge a book by its cover.” In the Ad Council’s latest public service announcement, partnering with “Love Has No Labels,” they really show it is what’s on the inside that counts. The video was shot on Valentine’s Day near California’s Santa Monica Pier. The “Love Has No Labels” campaign goal is to encourage people to rethink their biases. The Ad Council posted this powerful description with the video: “While the vast majority of Americans consider […]

  • Comedic actor, mother of 5, Lisa Valentine Clark stops by Fox 13

    Comedic actor and mother of five, Lisa Valentine Clark, stopped by Fox 13’s Good Day Utah to chat about her new book, “Real Moms: Making It Up As We Go.”

  • Carol the elephant performing at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus show

    ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ will soon be without elephants

    The Greatest Show on Earth will soon be without elephants. Ringling Bros. announced Thursday it will gradually reduce the use of elephants in its shows and all will be retired by 2018.  It’s the end of an era for the animal that Ringling calls “a lifelong symbol” of its circus. Elephants have for years played prominently in the circus’ shows and its advertising. They triumphantly enter the ring, then perform a synchronized dance routine. But Ringling Bros.’ treatment of the […]

  • It's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    Group petitioning Pres. Obama to put woman on $20 bill

    Forget about Andrew Jackson and his big hair. It’s time we put a woman on the $20 bill. So says an organization called Women on 20s, which is trying to convince President Obama and Congress to replace the controversial seventh president with a woman. The group, which also calls itself W20, lists 15 candidates to replace Jackson. They include Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rachel Carson, Margaret Sanger and Susan B. Anthony. Anthony used to adorn the dollar coin, […]

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