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    Best ways to see solar eclipse this afternoon in Utah

    The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country with a partial solar eclipse Thursday afternoon. The moon will clip the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it sets in the west for most of the country and Canada. The show will reach its height at 3:45 p.m. MT, NASA says, meaning Utah is in a prime viewing spot. However, people living in the Central Time zone will have the best view, NASA said. New England and […]

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    Must See: Parents’ gender reveal party takes an unexpected turn

    CANONSBURG, Penn. – Family and friends of a Pennsylvania couple cheered following the big moment during a gender reveal party earlier this month. But minutes after the couple announced they were having a girl, everyone realized something was wrong. Natalie and Ben received two sealed envelopes from their doctor that revealed the baby’s sex. One envelope was given to a bakery and the couple kept the second envelope. The couple asked the bakery for a cake with pink icing if […]

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    Four arrested after 72-year-old Utah man shot in head

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Authorities have arrested four people after a 72-year-old man was shot in the head in West Valley City. - 38-year-old Michael Robert Flores – 36-year-old Ricardo Smith – 32-year-old Leann Velasquez – 20-year-old Raymond Marquina Back on September 27, Robert Warren, 72, has just returned home with his wife and answered a knock at his door. When he opened the door, those on the other side shot him multiple times in the head and neck. Warren […]

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    Police searching for accused bank robbery suspect in Layton

    LAYTON, Utah – Officials have released pictures of the suspect accused of robbing a bank in Layton Thursday. Police said the suspect in these photos gave a note to a teller at the Wells Fargo bank at 320 Gentile St. in which he demanded money and indicated he had a gun. However, police said the teller never saw a weapon. The suspect ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and no one was injured. Officers said the suspect is […]

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    Recipe: Teriyaki Salmon Filets (10.23.14)

    Teriyaki Salmon Filets 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup cold water 1 lb. salmon, cut into 4 filets 3 tablespoons cilantro or basil, torn 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds No Salt Seasoning and Pepper, to taste Mix first 6 all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water in […]

  • Coach Bud Walpole, left, was fired after a controversial post-game ritual upset parents. iReporter Harry Griffin, right, played on the coach's team a few years ago. - CNN

    High school football coach reinstated after fired for controversial ‘watermelon ritual’

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – High school football coach Bud Walpole was offered his job back, effective Thursday, CNN affiliate WCBD reported. The school district superintendent invited him back Wednesday only after Walpole submitted a written commitment to focus more on diversity and sensitivity training, according to a statement. A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist. After a parent reported the “watermelon ritual” […]

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    Artist accused of defacing Utah National Parks with ‘Creepy Tings’

    Officials said vandalism has been reported in 10 national parks in the West, three of them are in Utah. According to authorities, an Instagram artist has been visiting parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah where she is allegedly leaving behind images in acrylic paint. Each image features her Instagram name “Creepy-Tings.” The vandal left her mark at Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon and the Canyonlands in Utah. That National Park Service is investigating.

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    Watch: ‘Most epic safety video ever’ celebrates final Hobbit film

    They’re calling it the most epic safety video ever made. The airline is celebrating the launch of the third and final film in the Hobbit Trilogy. It features cameos from stars of the films including Elijah Wood and Sylvester McCoy. This isn’t the first time Air New Zealand has been inspired by the Middle-Earth. They released a video promoting the first Hobbit back in 2012.

  • One person was shot Wednesday morning at a war memorial near Canada's Parliament in Ottawa, police there said, amid media reports that gunfire also was heard in Parliament. - CNN

    Suspected shooter identified in Canada attack

    By Ashley Fantz, Josh Levs and Catherine E. Shoichet CNN (CNN) — [Breaking news update, posted at 6:52 p.m. ET] The Canadian soldier killed in Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa is Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, a family source told CNN’s Paula Newton. [Previous story, published at 6:23 p.m. ET] (CNN) — Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman in Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa, multiple U.S. officials told CNN. The gunman was killed after […]

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    13-year-old student accidentally shoots self in leg at middle school

    MEMPHIS – A child accidentally shot himself in the leg at A. Maceo Walker Middle School in Whitehaven near Memphis. The 13-year-old student brought the loaded gun to school in his backpack. When he tried to show it off to his friends, he dropped the gun and it went off. “I saw all the police cars so I decided to go to the school and check to see if I need to take my child out of school,” Samuel Martin […]

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    Update: Streets open after driver hits man crossing Salt Lake City street

    UPDATE: All streets near 2100 S.  and 1300 E. are back open after a driver hit a man crossing the street early Wednesday morning. SALT LAKE CITY – A man is in critical condition after being hit by car in Salt Lake City Wednesday morning. According to police, the man was hit while crossing the street in the dark. He was not in the crosswalk. Officials said the westbound lanes of 2100 S. at 1300 E. are closed because of the […]

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    Baby born the size of a cell phone is fighting for her life

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – This little girl is Adilynn Renee. She was born premature, weighing less than a pound and about the size of a cell phone. “I never imagined her to be that small, it took me by surprise,” mom Chelsea Gregory told WGHP. “It really scared me. I was like, ‘How is she going to make it?’” Now Adilynn is 4 months old and four whole pounds but she is still in serious trouble. She has had pneumonia twice […]


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