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  • - America's Test Kitchen via CNN

    How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey

    Make this year better than ever with the online Cook’s Illustrated Thanksgiving Guide. America’s Test Kitchen staff is helping you plan, shop and cook. Thanksgiving comes but once a year, but the stakes couldn’t be higher for making the pièce de résistance — a perfectly bronzed and juicy turkey. Don’t take chances by making guesses […]

  • Utah Foster Care Foundation

    For the first time, same-sex couples can be foster parents in Utah

    MURRAY — Blair Warren and Stephanie Robinson are finishing up their classes at the Utah Foster Care Foundation. Any day now, they’ll find out if they passed the state-mandated background checks and home inspections. “It’s nerve-wracking and exciting,” said Blair. “And a whole bunch of…” “Scary!” her wife, Stephanie, interjected. “But it’s going to be […]

  • Black Friday app Price Jump CNN

    Apps to help you score best deals on Black Friday

    Shopping for holiday gifts usually goes something like this: Check to see if the same item is cheaper on Amazon. Buy the better deal. But what if there’s a better deal at another store close by or even online? A new app from Savings.com called PriceJump does just that. It helps shoppers cover all their […]

  • From left to right: Danny Gallegos, Braden Emerson and Levi Collins. Courtesy of Salt Lake City police

    Missing man was FBI informant, feds claim in court docs

    SALT LAKE CITY — New clues have emerged in the disappearance of three men who left behind a bloody SUV abandoned on the street. In court records, one of the missing men was revealed to have been a drug dealer and FBI informant. The revelation came as a result of a jewelry store owner’s arrest […]

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    No indictment in Michael Brown shooting

    By Moni Basu, Holly Yan and Dana Ford CNN FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — [Breaking news update at 11:33 p.m.] A Little Caesars pizza restaurant has been set ablaze as chaos continues to mount throughout Ferguson, Missouri. “What is so tragic is this is exactly what the parents of Mike Brown did not want,” CNN commentator […]

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    Woman says, ‘We’re ready for Ferguson,’ accidentally shoots self in head

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A woman appears to have accidentally fatally shot herself in the head with a gun bought to prepare for possible Ferguson-related unrest, according to sources briefed on the police investigation. The shooting occurred Friday night in downtown St. Louis, the city’s Metropolitan Police Department said, in an area dominated by vacant […]

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    Kmart workers fighting for time off at Thanksgiving

    Somebody has to work on Thanksgiving, and Kmart says it does its best to staff stores with volunteers that day. But hundreds of workers say that’s not good enough. More than 600 employees have signed a petition asking that the store allow employees to at least put in a request to have the holiday off. […]

  • U of U students win ‘Chem-E-Car’ contest with hydrogen-powered vehicle

    ATLANTA — Chemical engineering students at the University of Utah recently took first place in a unique competition, where participants were tasked with creating a car that runs on alternative fuels. The American Institute of Chemical Engineers held the “Chem-E-Car” competition in Atlanta, and teams from 38 different Universities built models of cars that showed […]

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    Big Budah’s blog: Basketball, Movember, and lump-related lab results

    What a busy week!! I had work, basketball practice, choir practice, Pioneer Trek prep… CALGON TAKE ME AWAY(sigh). As busy as this past week was, it was also extremely rewarding. And the best part? I had energy and enthusiasm to spare. It is day 20 of Movember, and I am still going strong. And I […]

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    Study: Bad marriage could actually break your heart

    If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist. A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed. The study, funded by the National Institute […]

  • Actor Bill Cosby became one of TV's favorite dads when he served up tough love to his five children on "The Cosby Show."

    Bill Cosby allegations continue

    (CNN) — It seems lately as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the stories are […]

  • ‘FreeBYU’ pushes for policy change on leaving LDS church while attending BYU

    PROVO, Utah — The majority of the students walking around campus at Brigham Young University are members of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but there are some who belong to other religions, and even a few who are lying about theirs altogether. “I really was afraid,” said Zach, who is a […]