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LDS Church leaders speak about suicide awareness in new videos

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a number of videos aimed at understanding suicide Monday.


Dem nominee for US Senate in Utah challenges Mitt Romney to debate

Jenny Wilson, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in Utah, wants on the debate stage against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and she wants it this month.


Texas Sen. Ted Cruz endorses Utah Sen. Mike Lee for Supreme Court with op-ed

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has an opinion on who should replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, and Utah Sen. Mike Lee is his ultimate wish.


Utah PGA recognizes 64 Northern Utah golfers for All-State honors

Multiple golfers from Northern Utah high schools were recognized as All-State players by the Utah Section of the PGA.


Fremont High graduate Harley Hansen to continue basketball career at SUU

EPHRAIM — Harley Hansen loves Southern Utah University. So much so, that when a new head coach took over the women’s basketball program there about a month ago, Hansen reached out to express her interest in becoming a Thunderbird.


Box Elder wins 3 to beat Bountiful, claim 5A softball championship

TAYLORSVILLE — Nyah DeRyke entered the 5A softball tournament with just one home run to her name this season, but she hit two in a pair of must-win games Thursday against Bountiful.


Syracuse softball loses extra-inning heartbreaker in 6A championship round

TAYLORSVILLE — Syracuse avenged its loss to Bingham in the 6A softball tournament to open play Thursday and advance out of the one-loss bracket to the championship round.

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Northridge High's Kendell Petersen wins 'Best of State' award

LAYTON — Northridge High senior Kendell Petersen on Thursday won the Female High School Athlete category in the “Best of State” awards during a gala at the Salt Palace Convention Center Grand Ballroom in Salt Lake City.

High School

Viewmont senior Mercedes Staples commits to Minnesota, WNBA champion coach

BOUNTIFUL — The last two-and-a-half weeks have been uniquely stressful for Mercedes Staples.


AAA Tipsy Tow offers free rides on Cinco de Mayo

Sometimes plans fall through, but AAA wants people to know that if they find themselves stranded and too intoxicated to drive on Cinco de Mayo, there is a fallback option.

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