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New tyrannosaur discovered in southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paleontologists on Wednesday unveiled a new dinosaur discovered in southern Utah that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed. A […]

11/06/2013

This frame grab from a video taken by Dave Hall shows  two men cheering after a Boy Scouts leader knocked over an ancient Utah desert rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park. (AP Photo/Dave Hall)

Boy Scouts remove 2 men who toppled ancient rock

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah men already facing possible criminal charges for purposely toppling an ancient rock formation in a state park have now been removed from their posts as Boy Scout leaders. […]

10/21/2013

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TV-over-Internet service Aereo to come to Android

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22. The service started on iPhones and other Apple devices along with the […]

10/10/2013

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir look on during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mormon leader: Essential to have women at home

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The president of the Mormon church announced Saturday that its worldwide membership has hit 15 million – a three-fold increase over the last three decades – as the Utah-based faith […]

10/05/2013

Patricia Jones, 34, center, poses for a photo outside of her home in Newark, N.J., with her children, clockwise from top, Nature Harris, 15, Latrell Armstrong, 2, Dashaquan Armstrong, 6, and Pashalae Armstrong, 4. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob’s mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program […]

10/03/2013

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Red ‘honey’ in Utah may come from candy-fed bees

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — What appears to be red honey is showing up in some Utah beehives and state officials say it may be coming from bugs feasting on candy cane byproduct. Utah Department […]

09/04/2013

In this July 19, 2013 photo, a jetpack instructor at H2O Water Sports Powered by Seabreeze demonstrates how to use a Jetlev in Honolulu. New devices that pump water fast enough to make people defy gravity are drawing thrill-seekers eager to try the next new watersport, but Hawaii fishermen, scientists and state officials are questioning their safety and how they may affect fish, coral and other fragile natural resources in the islands. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

‘Iron Man’ jetpacks spark concerns in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Want to fly like George Jetson or Iron Man? Thrill-seekers eager to try the next new watersport are rushing to strap on jetpacks that propel people into the air with the help […]

08/08/2013

This photo released by the Salt Lake County Jail shows Kendra McKenzie Gill, who was arrested with three others on Saturday Aug. 3, 2013, after allegedly throwing homemade bombs from her car. (AP Photo/Salt Lake County Jail)

Utah pageant winner accused of throwing bombs

A woman who recently was crowned Miss Riverton after wowing the judges on the piano is accused of exercising a more sinister talent — cooking up homemade bombs and throwing them from a car. Kendra […]

08/05/2013

World War II veterans, left to right, Jim McClain, William Newbold, and Bob Rans, view a B24 bomber like the ones they flew on the Ploesti Raid while touring the United States Air Force Museum, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Raiders of ‘Hitler’s gas station’ reunite in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — All these years later, some surviving veterans still think the raid on “Hitler’s gas station” was a great plan. However, not all worked out as expected, and the result was a fierce […]

07/31/2013

This Aug 22, 2012 photo provided by Texas A&M University shows Polo Manukainiu. (AP Photo/Texas A&M University)

Crash kills Texas A&M lineman, Utah recruit, teen

Damontre Moore helped recruit Polo Manukainiu to Texas A&M and remembered the day the two met. Manukainiu was still in high school, even then a fearsome figure at 6-foot-5 and some 275 pounds. Beneath that […]

07/30/2013

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