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    Big Budah’s blog: A wedding, a pageant, and an upcoming trip

    I had a busy week with out of town family stuff. My nephew Caleb and his new wife Sarah were married in Las Vegas, and it was a fun time to meet new family members. Just remember, don’t leave your phone unattended–my niece Naomi hacked my phone and took selfies, but she’s a cutie so […]

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    Beating baldness

      The following article is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care. By Natalie Dicou Cody was still in his teens when he noticed the telltale sign: His forehead was expanding. It was only a matter of time. Barely out of high school, Cody was going bald. “I can’t say it stood in the way […]

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    Adrian Peterson to be reinstated Friday, NFL says

    By Jason Hanna and Steve Almasy CNN (CNN) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated as an active player by the NFL on Friday, the league said. The NFL suspended the 30-year-old football star in November over allegations that last May he disciplined his son, who was 4 at the time, too […]

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    The price of public shaming in the Internet age

    (CNN) — Do you believe in forgiveness? Do you believe in second chances? Of course you do. Everybody makes mistakes. To err is human, to forgive divine. Right? Not in the age of social media. Take Victor Paul Alvarez. In January, the Boston reporter wrote a brief news story containing a bad joke about John […]

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    Woman killed in crash on I-80 in Tooele County

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – A woman was killed in a car crash in Tooele County Wednesday evening, and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was setting up a road block in that area suffered minor injuries when her patrol vehicle was rear-ended. Utah Highway Patrol officials confirmed to FOX 13 News that a woman was […]

  • Sewage floods basements of about 10 homes in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Nearly a dozen homes in West Valley City experienced raw sewage flooding Wednesday after a sewer line backed up. Officials said so far the flooding has impacted about 10 homes in the area of 7011 West Hunter Dawn Way, but as more people come home from work there could be […]

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    2 pit bulls fight in Sandy backyard; teen fatally stabs one dog to save the other

    SANDY, Utah – Two pit bulls kept on the same property in Sandy but in separate areas came into contact and began fighting Wednesday morning, and a teenager who tried to separate the dogs ended up stabbing and killing the more aggressive animal to protect the other dog. Sgt. Dean Carriger of the Sandy Police […]

  • Mild winter results in excess money in cities’ snow removal funds

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s snowfall usually eats through city budgets. But with this season’s warm, dry winter many cities are seeing money left over in their snow removal funds. Last winter, Salt Lake City spent $488,000 on salt. This season they used less than half of that at $194,000. Ogden spent 75 percent of […]

  • Video released of deadly shooting in Tulsa; police say deputy accidentally used firearm

    (CNN) -- The reserve deputy who shot a suspect with his firearm rather than his stun gun, and another deputy who can be heard cursing at the suspect after he was shot, were not in their normal states of mind because of the elevated stress of apprehending the suspect, according to a Tulsa, Oklahoma, investigator.

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    Dump truck police chase ends with spike strips, pepper spray; incident caught on camera

    MAGNA, Utah – Police said a suspect accused of stealing a dump truck towing a trailer and multiple other cars is in custody after leading officers on a 90-minute chase through Utah and Salt Lake counties Friday, and police have released dash camera footage showing the chase and apprehension. Officials said the crime spree started […]

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    Infertility: Why don’t more people talk about it?

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  • Professor discusses myth of choice as a factor in Utah’s gender wage gap

    SALT LAKE CITY — According to a new study, more women in Utah are living below the poverty line than men. The findings were released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), which gave Utah a C- when it comes to women’s poverty and opportunity. When compared to other states, Utah ranked 29th through […]