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    Utah offers big reward to blow the whistle on financial scams

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Beehive State is one of two in the nation with a “whistleblower” law, allowing the state to pay out rewards to people who help uncover any kind of financial fraud. Only one person had collected on a reward since the law was enacted in 2011. Lamond Syphus, a financial advisor […]

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    Get Out! The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

    The following is sponsored by Southern Utah University. Quick glances at the clock, tired yawns and glazed expressions, the professor writes a definition on the board as the stuffy classroom lulls students into a boredom-induced coma – this scene is familiar to most adults as they remember their past schooling and is a reality for […]

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    Slavery and the national anthem: The history behind Colin Kaepernick’s protest

    “I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag. I know that I am a black man in a white world.” That’s not Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose refusal to stand during the national anthem has invited criticism from all corners of the sports world. That’s Jackie Robinson, beloved […]

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    Police identify woman who died after fall at Mount Olympus

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A woman died Sunday after she fell an estimated 100 feet or more near Mount Olympus and Neffs Canyon. Police later identified the deceased as 36-year-old Celeste Yang of Salt Lake City. FOX 13 News first heard report of the incident around noon, and Lt. Lex Bell of the Unified […]

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    Experts say drowsy driving has deadly consequences

    SALT LAKE CITY – Drowsy driving awareness week is coming to an end, and experts are encouraging Utahns to be more aware of the danger drowsy driving poses. “We need to change our culture in Utah, because impaired driving is a shameful thing, but drowsy driving is more acceptable, but both are dangerous and both […]

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    Pentagon weapons tester: F-35 fighter jet has ‘significant’ problems

    By Zachary Cohen (CNN) — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is drawing sharp criticism from the Pentagon’s top weapons tester, who warns the aircraft is “on a path of failing to deliver” its full combat capability. The sobering review of the US military’s $400 billion program comes despite its achieving several major development milestones […]

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    Facebook data center deal may not be dead in West Jordan

    WEST JORDAN – Less than 24 hours after West Jordan City Manager Mark Palesh nixed a deal with Facebook, he says the arrangement with the social media giant isn’t dead just yet. “I realized that’s playing high stakes poker,” Palesh said about the risk. “They could have said ‘We’re gone,’ and I wouldn’t have been […]

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    Max Facts: Utah test scores higher in high income neighborhoods

    Utah standardized test scores are rising slowly in Math and Science, and staying flat in Language Arts, but as the State Office of Education released 2016 test scores the results at the local level were starkly different. In this week’s Max Facts, I take a look at the correlation between the level of income in […]

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    Video shows baby being thrown from car in Kentucky highway crash

    FORT THOMAS, Kent. – Police in Kentucky recently released surveillance video from a car crash that sent a baby flying. The footage shows the car going off the side of the road and rolling as the 7-month-old baby flies out of the car. The baby is now OK, but was in critical condition after the […]

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    Farmington parents demand bus routes, sidewalks for elementary students

    FARMINGTON, Utah – Parents in Farmington are worried about their children traversing a dangerous street with few sidewalks. On Wednesday, Canyon Creek Elementary opens its doors for the first time. While most parents are happy with the look and architecture of the new building, they’re concerned about the lack of a safe walking route. About […]

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    Two Utah County residents exposed to rabies, health department says

    PROVO, Utah — The Utah County Health Department confirmed two of the county’s residents have been exposed to rabies. A representative for the health department said the residents, one male and one female, had contact with bats that tested positive for the disease. One was exposed after their dog had contact with a bat in a yard. The […]

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    Algal Bloom warnings increased in Utah County

    PROVO, Utah – The Utah County Health Department has changed algal bloom warnings in 3 bodies of water from caution to warning. The latest advisories are based on recent test results and monitoring, health officials said. Here are the current advisories: Utah Lake: Sandy Beach:  Changed from caution to warning advisory. Saratoga Springs Marina:  Changed […]