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  • State looks into gravel-mining allegations, Draper sets public hearing

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:24:45 +0000

    The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining is looking into a Draper resident's allegations Geneva Rock has violated official agreements by mining outside an authorized area on the Point of the Mountain. Adrian Dybwad, an opponent of the company's pending request to rezone a 189 …
  • Supersleuth: Virtual Assistant 'Sherlock' Uses Crowdsourced Knowledge

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:24:43 +0000

    A new Siri-type virtual assistant promises to be as useful as the problem-solving detective Sherlock Holmes (but it’s still small enough to fit in your pocket). Developed by researchers at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom and IBM in the United States, the new sof …
  • All about new Mormon apostle Dale G. Renlund

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:23:19 +0000

    Dale G. Renlund is a dutiful Mormon, accustomed to accepting any request without question, but when LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson issued the call Tuesday to serve as the church's 100th apostle, Renlund was "stunned and speechless." The retired cardiologist was, he s …
  • Clinton man accused of molesting neighbor girls

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:23:39 +0000

    A man who police say had the "fun" house where neighborhood girls would hang out has been arrested for allegedly assaulting...
  • How the Giraffe Got Its Iconic Neck

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:22:35 +0000

    The age-old question of how the giraffe got its long neck may now be at least partly answered: Long necks were present in giraffe ancestors that lived at least 16 million years ago, a new study finds. In the study, researchers examined the cervical (neck) vertebrae from 71 ani …
  • Supersonic Planes 'Paint' Gorgeous Shock Waves in the Sky (Photos)

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:19:35 +0000

    A new technique has captured images of the sonic waves that form when planes break the sound barrier. The new images could one day help engineers design quietersupersonic planes by identifying the regions where a shock wave produces the most noise. Currently, strict regu …
  • Mormon church names two more officials -- Utahn and an Asian-American -- to high positions

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:18:18 +0000

    The LDS Church isn't done shuffling its leadership ranks. Three days after naming three Utah natives as new apostles, the Salt Lake City-based faith announced changes to another high-ranking body: the Seventy. L. Whitney Clayton, 65, another Utahn, will take over as senior pres …
  • Iraq leans toward Russia in war on Islamic State

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:18:33 +0000

    Iraq may request Russian air strikes against Islamic State on its soil soon and wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the United States in the war against the militant group, the head of parliament's defense and security committee said on Wednesday. “In the upcoming fe …
  • China elevated glass walkway 3,500 feet up cracks under tourists' feet - Telegraph

    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:10:31 +0000

    Sightseers panic as glass walkway in China's Henan province shatters A Chinese tourist has had the shock of his life after a glass walkway suspended 3,500 feet above the ground cracked while he was standing on it.
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    Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:10:02 +0000

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