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  • Protesters temporarily block freeway on and off-ramps in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – Protesters in Salt Lake City temporarily blocked freeway on-ramp and off-ramps and slowed traffic on downtown streets Friday night, and they were marching against police violence. A photo from the scene of the protest shows several people with signs marching down State Street with cars slowed behind them. The protesters later blocked the on-ramp that leads from 500 South to I-15 and I-80 for a few minutes. Police arrived shortly after the on-ramp was blocked, and […]

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    Minivan among items given away at Drive for Autism event

    SALT LAKE CITY — Every year, Markosian Auto has a charity fundraising drive for families impacted by autism, and this year they also teamed up with KBER radio for the Drive for Autism. Friday night, Nick Markosian handed out school supplies for schools that help children with autism. But they didn’t hand out usual supplies, but rather items educators have learned work well with children who have autism. And, as is tradition, they gave away a minivan to one very […]

  • Video: Big Budah relearns how to skateboard at Banzai

    Big Budah has slimmed down by about 150 pounds since he started Losing for Life, and the weight loss has allowed him to do things he had never done before or hasn’t been able to do for a long time. Friday, Budah relearned how to skateboard, see the video above for the footage.

  • LDS missionary makes rapid recovery after coming home early with rare disorder

    SALT LAKE CITY — A missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who came home with a rare disorder is making an incredible recovery. Joey Cottrell was called to serve a two-year mission for the LDS Church, and he was sent to Leeds, England. He was out for less than two months when he began noticing strange symptoms. Weakness in the lower extremities quickly led to paralysis from the waist down. “It started in my legs, and […]

  • Vigil held for those who died due to homelessness

    SALT LAKE CITY — A vigil was held Thursday night to remember Utahns who died due to homelessness. About 70 people died this year because of being chronically homelessness. About half of those on the street were struggling for homes, while the other half died after living for years without a home before getting supportive housing. Hundreds gathered at the center of Pioneer Park with candles in hand to remember those who died. “We knew these people,” said Jennifer Hyvonen, […]

  • 4-year-old girl on transplant list needs ‘Gift of Hope’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Lily is 4 years old and so full of energy that you might be surprised to learn she is unwell. But despite her outward enthusiasm, Lily is in need of a kidney transplant. She and her family are at the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City, where they spoke with FOX 13 News’ Hope Woodside about the need for organ donors. See the video above for Lily’s story, and click here to learn more about […]

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    UVU cuts ribbon on new classroom building

    OREM, Utah – Utah Valley University cut the ribbon on a new facility Thursday, which will add a lot of space for students. UVU’s new classroom building is about 250,000 square-feet. It has 36 classrooms and 3,600 seats, almost 1,000 of which are in a new auditorium. President Matthew Holland said the space will help them meet demand. “We’ll fill this building quite quickly and use it to turn out more terrific students to work in our businesses and lead […]

  • Acid reflux and healthy digestion during the holidays

    Favorite holiday dishes are often very rich, which can lead to some uncomfortable digestive issues after a meal. Acid reflux is a common complaint many people have during the holiday season, but it can also be a warning sign for more serious problems. It is important to talk to your doctor if you experience acid reflux every week or even every day. What is acid reflux disease? When the ring of muscles, called the lower esophageal sphincter, weaken over time, […]

  • Holiday blues and health tips for happiness

    The holiday season can be a time of high stress and anxiety for everyone, but, for some people, it can feel like it is too much to handle. Depression during the winter, whether it is seasonal or major, can feel debilitating. However, if you try to follow some helpful tips, you can potentially minimize the amount of holiday stress. Healthy Tips to Prevent Holiday Blues Acknowledge your emotions: Expressing your feelings is not a bad thing, and it can potentially […]

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    Watch: Man sets epic Christmas lights show to ‘Star Wars’ music

    A man in Newark, California has crafted an incredible Christmas light display, and he set the display to some of the best music from the “Star Wars” movies. See the video above for the impressive show, which includes a 17-foot piano and 19-foot drums, according to the video’s YouTube description.

  • Link: Salt Lake Culinary Center

    Link: Salt Lake Culinary Center

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    Gov. Herbert nominates Judge Himonas to Utah Supreme Court

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has named his nominee to the Utah Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Utah Senate, Judge Constandinos G. Himonas would replace Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald E. Nehring, who is set to retire February 1. Herbert said it’s an honor to nominate Judge Himonas, and he said the selection process is a serious responsibility. “I believe he is a man not only of integrity but a man of hard work,” He said […]

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