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    U of U under investigation into how quickly they respond to reports of sexual assault

    SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah is under investigation into how promptly they respond to reports of sexual assault, the university confirmed Tuesday. The investigation comes after Nisha Kavalam, a sexual assault victim, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Kavalam reported she was sexually assaulted by […]

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    Family, friends remember teen struck by lightning

    SPANISH FORK, Utah — Investigators called it a freak accident. Now loved ones of the 14-year-old who was struck and killed by lightning last week are left dealing with the tragedy. “We’re just trying to remember the sweet spirit she is, keep her close to us and do what we can do always remember her […]

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    7 wealth-building tips from multimillionaires

    MoneyTips Contrary to popular belief, many of today’s multi-millionaires were not born into wealth. The recent U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth® survey discovered that 77% of those with investable assets of $3 million or greater grew up with average wealth at best (middle-class or below). A surprising 19% grew up in poor households. […]

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    No THC in Colorado town’s water, new tests show

    By Jason Hanna and Carma Hassan CNN (CNN) — A Colorado town’s marijuana-in-the-water mystery didn’t check out after all. Laboratory testing showed there is no THC — the principal psychoactive chemical in cannabis — in the town’s water supply, contrary to what field tests had shown earlier this week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said […]

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    Intersex veteran sues over passport denial

    By Salim Essaid CNN (CNN) — A Colorado Navy veteran who identifies as neither male nor female has taken the State Department to court for refusing to administer a gender-neutral passport. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson heard arguments in the lawsuit this week, according to a clerk of the court. No ruling has been […]

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    Officials lift advisory against using Utah Lake water for food and livestock irrigation

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah — The latest samples from Utah Lake revealed lower levels of toxins, and as such the advisory against using the water to irrigate food and livestock was lifted Friday. According to a press release from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, there is no reason to believe fruits and vegetables irrigated with […]

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    Loss of NBA All-Star game will cost Charlotte’s economy an estimated $100 million

    By Chris Isidore NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The NBA’s decision to pull its All-Star Game out of Charlotte means an estimated loss of $100 million to the city’s economy. The city’s visitors authority said tourists were expected to spend as much as $60 million and rent hotel rooms for a total of 27,000 nights during […]

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    Evidence of THC found in Colorado town’s water supply; residents warned not to use it

    UPDATE: New tests show there is no THC in the town’s water supply, and it is believed an issue with some drug tests is behind the mystery.  Previous story continues below: By Ana Cabrera and Emanuella Grinberg CNN (CNN) — Colorado may be home to legalized recreational marijuana, but you won’t find any pot shops […]

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    Health department testing water after green foam seeps from Bluffdale storm drain

    BLUFFDALE, Utah — A strange green foam bubbling out of a sewer may seem like a scene out of “Ghostbusters,” but it really happened Thursday on 3200 West in Bluffdale. “So we got a report that there was a green foam bubbling up out of a storm drain here in Bluffdale, we sent some of […]

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    ‘He missed’: Fla. officer who shot therapist was aiming for man with autism, police say

    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. — New details are emerging in the investigation of a police-involved shooting in North Miami that wounded an unarmed therapist trying to care for a man with autism. Cellphone video taken moments before the shooting shows Charles Kinsey, who is black, holding both hands high in the air as another man sits […]

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    Jordan River in Utah County and Liberty Park Pond both closed for toxic algae

    UTAH COUNTY – Utah County Health Department (UCHD) has closed the Utah County section of the Jordan River because of the harmful algae that continues to pose a health risk to the public, pets and other animals. Officials have also closed the Liberty Park pond in Salt Lake City because the pond gets part of its […]

  • 5 reasons to stop wearing heels today

    The following is sponsored by Jean Brown Research. They say love hurts, but whoever said that hadn’t worn heels. True, this fashion sensation is provocative, flattering and even stunning. But there’s a price for everything, and these pretty pumps don’t come cheap. You lose practicality and comfort in exchange for a stylish look. And yet, […]