Six Black Friday deals that are good enough for dad

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My dad (like many men) is tough to shop for. When asked what he’d like for his birthday and...


16th generation silversmith uses old techniques to create new works

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René Venegas traces his family’s silversmithing to the travels of Christopher Columbus and beyond.

Real Estate

The holidays are a good time to buy or sell a house

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As last week was brought to you by the color gray, today’s sponsor is the color black — as in Black Friday. Let the festival of greed begin. Arguably, if someone is willing to stand out in arctic temperatures in a line longer than four football fields at an unseemly time in the morning...


Local charities in need of winter clothing donations

Coat drive

Local charities need your help to ensure everyone stays warm this winter.


Traveling stuffed animal 'Mr. Moosey' makes stop at Uintah Fire Department

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Stuffed animal given to police officer by little girl has visited 15 states over the past year.


Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

APTOPIX Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. A better economy and colder weather helped, to be sure. But stores have also tried to improve the store experience and offer better...


"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

Islamic State Recruiting Westerners

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis’ character in “Die Hard.” That’s the conclusion of The Chicago Project on Security and Threats, which analyzed some 1,400...


The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Black Friday (all times local): 6:30 p.m.: Macy’s says it has “fully resolved” problems on Black Friday related to its processing some gift and credit cards. The chain blamed the glitch on “overcapacity” that caused some transactions to take longer to process. It says...


Man killed while crossing street in Logan

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A man on a bike has died after being struck by a pickup truck in Logan. The Herald Journal in Logan reports that Logan Police Capt. Curtis Hooley said the man was hit while trying to cross Main Street in Logan at about 11:15 a.m. Friday. The man was taken to a hospital...


No. 25 Alabama tops BYU in Barclays Center Classic

APTOPIX Alabama BYU Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — To hear Avery Johnson speak, the importance of preseason tournaments for his young team can be distilled to one word. “Exposure,” Johnson said after No. 25 Alabama’s 71-59 win over BYU in the Barclays Center Classic on Friday. “(It) gives the kids a new experience. You can’t take...


Utah man convicted in 2007 murder of prison guard loses appeal

Prison Guard Murder

In a ruling issued Wednesday, the Utah Supreme Court rejected Curtis Allgier’s argument challenging the constitutionality of a statute governing plea withdrawals. 

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