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    Woman accused of drowning puppy in airport bathroom, trying to flush body

    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – A Florida woman is facing a felony charge after police said she killed a puppy at a Nebraska airport. Police said 56-year-old Cynthia Anderson is accused of animal neglect after allegedly drowning a puppy in the airport bathroom. If convicted, she could spend up to five years in prison. She told […]

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    Autopsies: Strack family members died of drug toxicity; police say parents were concerned about ‘impending doom’

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Authorities are releasing the autopsy results for a family of five found dead in a bedroom in their Springville home. Authorities said the official cause of death for the parents, Benjamin and Kristi Strack, is suicide, homicide for the two youngest children and it could not be determined for the 14-year-old son. Police […]

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    Men lining up for botox and eyelid lifts?

      The following article is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care. Psssst. Men, do you ever catch a glimpse of your reflection in a mirror or window and think “Hey, who’s that tense, frowning guy?” It can be a jarring discovery: You feel great, and yet your tired-looking face is sending a different message […]

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    Girl wanted in Hong Kong heist, $5 million diamond necklace stolen

    HONG KONG – Police are on the hunt for a girl as young as 12 and three adults allegedly involved in a $4.6-million diamond heist that targeted a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong. The three adults distracted sales staff by pretending to browse for items in a branch of Emperor Watch and Jewelry, a […]

  • BYU students say their equation offers objective ranking of best pizzas in Provo

    PROVO, Utah – From insects to seasonal depression, college students have researched virtually everything under the sun. But a group of students at Brigham Young University recently used a mathematical formula to try and determine which pizza in Provo comes in at the perfect price. The students are taking a course called “careers in math,” […]

  • U of U professor’s new book examines Latino history in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — A new publication from a University of Utah professor takes a deeper look into the history of Utah’s Hispanic population. “When the pioneers entered this territory, it was Mexico,” Professor Armando Solorzano said. Solorzano, a professor with the U of U’s Office for Equality and Diversity, said that fact is one […]

  • Group donates protective vests to police dogs in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City’s four-legged officers are about to be better protected on the job, and the change is the result of a fundraiser by a national group. Sgt. Shane Matheson and the rest of the West Valley City PD’s K9 unit have a new addition to their gear: brand new […]

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    Officials: Fatalities increased on Utah highways in 2014, many could have been prevented by seat belts

    SALT LAKE CITY – Fatalities on Utah highways increased by 16 percent in 2014 as compared to 2013, and officials say about 28 percent of the highway deaths in 2014 were directly tied to the victim not being properly restrained. Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation delivered the data to lawmakers at Capitol Hill […]

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    Study: Smarter people use iPhones

    Are you an iPhone user? Congratulations! You’re probably smarter than the Android owner sitting next to you. A new study conducted by online advertising network Chitika found that states with more college graduates tend to also have higher iPhone sales. Alaska (66%), Montana and Vermont have the largest percentage of iPhone users. New Mexico (41%), […]

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    Trying to lose weight, quit smoking? Love could be the key

    If you are still working on those popular New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking there is a real secret to that successful behavior change. Have your spouse or partner join you. That will more than double your chance of succeeding at making a positive lifestyle change, according to a new study that […]

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    States seize cash, property from motorists; advocacy group says practice violates due process

    By David Fitzpatrick CNN DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) — On a bright, clear morning in April 2013, two professional poker players from California were heading west on Interstate 80 in rural Iowa when they were stopped by two Iowa State Troopers. Before that stop was over, the officers had seized $100,000, which the men said […]

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    Lonely? Bored? Invisible boyfriend/girlfriend could be answer

    Are you lonely? Bored? Trying to deflect questions about that special someone from Mom, Dad or your friends because there’s nobody romantic in your life? Maybe you need an Invisible Boyfriend. Yes, the Internet has a solution for everything and Invisible Boyfriend (or Girlfriend, they’re not fussy) can take care of those pesky privacy-invading questions […]