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Utah farmers produce enough turkeys in a year that every single person in the state — including all of the babies and vegetarians and others who just don’t like turkey — could have their own bird this Thanksgiving. Just think …

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jennifer Carter holds her 7 year old daughter Ryle as they react to getting a tour of one of the kitchens that residents at The Road Home’s new Community Winter Shelter will be able to use to cook for their families, Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The Road Home opens new Community Winter Shelter in Midvale
    Some 300 families have something to be thankful about this season with the opening of the Midvale Community Winter Shelter just in time to provide war...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Coffee wars: Utah’s Bad Ass settles with Kicking Horse
    Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii has settled its lawsuit with a Canadian roaster over the HALF ASS (all upper case) label on its decaffeinated coffee. The Uta...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jeremy Johnson leaves the Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City Wednesday November 25, 2015. Jeremy Johnson avoids jail in connection to possible gag order violation
    It was a motion about a judge’s order that hadn’t been issued and would not be — so indicted St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson will be home for Th...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
    10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s
    Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in...
    Updated Nov 11 2015 11:55 am   |     |   Share

    Courtesy  |  LDS Newsroom  Elder M. Russell Ballard (right) and other leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pause for a photo during a visit with guests of a refugee shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos, Friday, November 20, 2015. Mormon apostle’s European visit underscores need to help refugees
    If actions truly do speak louder than words, then in the current debate about refugees, the LDS Church comes down squarely on the side of helping thos...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 10:50 am   |     |   Share

  • Police seek public’s help in locating missing West Jordan woman
    West Jordan Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a woman who been missing for five days. Nicole Rose Bowman, 25, was last seen ...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City police seek help locating driver of truck that dragged officer
    Salt Lake City police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in an alleged aggravated assault on a police officer. On Nov. 1...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 02:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Millard County  Sheriff  Lee McIntyre Man on the lam for 6 months arrested after allegedly killing wife
    A Millard County man charged six months ago with manslaughter — accused of giving his wife “cheap vodka” despite doctor’s orders that she not mix alco...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 02:52 pm   |     |   Share
    Trib Geek: ‘Creed,’ Jell-O and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
    On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune food writer Kathy Stephenson and TV critic Scott D. Pierce join movie critic Sean P. Means to talk about Rocky’s n...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Courtesy  |  Utah Department of Public Safety Surveillance footage of the subject and the suspicious package he left in the Capitol building on Thursday October 15, 2015. No charges for man whose ‘gesture’ shut down Utah Capitol
    The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office won’t file criminal charges against the Utah man who placed an olive wreath-wrapped package containing...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 08:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   A federal court ruling has clarified that a prohibition on unaffiliated voters participating in party primaries applies only to Republicans and Constitution Party members. Democrats can keep their primaries open to the state’s 617,000 independent voters. Utah Dems will be able to include independent voters in primaries
    Democrats will be allowed to let unaffiliated voters cast ballots in their June primaries, according to state elections officials, a reversal from the...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 08:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Unified Police Department  Police are seeking help in identifying a suspect they believe robbed a Hampton Inn on Nov. 4 and Staybridge Suites on Nov. 9. Police seek public’s help in identifying hotel robber
    Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing hotels in Sandy and Midvale earlier this month. On Nov. 4, Sandy police...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 11:45 am   |     |   Share
    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A homeless man and his dog sleep with pads and blankets in extreme cold temperatures Wednesday morning Dec. 31, 2014, on the sidewalk along Main Street in Salt Lake City. His sign says Happy New Year and any donation would be a blessing. Trib Talk: A new plan to diminish homelessness
    More emergency shelters and an emphasis on preventing people from losing their housing to begin with are at the core of the latest plan by to combat h...
    Updated Nov 24 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share

  • Woman suing Utah officer who ‘violently’ dragged her out of car
    An Ogden woman is suing a Utah Highway Patrol trooper, claiming the officer “violently” dragged her from her car during a traffic stop prompted by a f...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cars fill the parking lot of a Costco store, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Seattle. Health authorities say chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) E. coli tied to Utah, other Costcos is more dangerous than Chipotle outbreak
    Seattle • The strain of E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad that sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a re...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 08:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • The Stan Sanders Utah Postcard Collection, courtesy Ken Sanders Rare Books. All rights reserved. This postcard shows a group of people at the Work People’s College in Duluth, Minnesota singing as they prepare to spread the ashes of Joe Hill at the entrance to the school in February 1917. After Hill was executed in Salt Lake City on Nov. 19, 1915, his body was shipped to Chicago where he was cremated. The IWW then distributed a small portion of his ashes to union halls and other labor groups all over the world and his ashes were spread in ceremonies at the various locations.  ‘Let the merry breezes blow’ — Reduced to ashes, Joe Hill still inspires
    Wittingly or not, Joe Hill threw the very last thing he had toward the rebel cause: his own ashes. Thanks to his famous “Last Will,” the labor troubad...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 06:34 pm   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Audience members listen to Gov. Gary Herbert as he reads a scripture from the Bible at the Utah Capitol Rotunda as part of Salt Lake City being selected as the National Bible City for 2013 Monday, November 25, 2013. Christians to blanket the Internet today — with Bible talk
    Twitter will be buzzing Monday with Bible banter. That’s because it’s the International Day of the Bible, and Christians around the globe are being en...
    Updated Nov 23 2015 09:55 am   |     |   Share

  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The United States Postal Service’s Salt Lake City main processing center will process over 1.2 million postmarks on the busiest shipping day of the year,  Monday, Dec. 16. Some 800 employees process some 2.4 billion pieces of mail annually and expect a 16% increase in packaging volume in Salt Lake City this holiday season.  December 10, 2013. Man arrested for allegedly stealing mail from thousands of Salt Lake County residents
    Police have arrested a man who is allegedly responsible for stealing mail from thousands of Salt Lake County residents. Kevin Humphreys, 35, was arres...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 07:42 pm   |     |   Share
    IHG thrives by giving all-star employees the signal to swing for the fences
    Numbers are rarely personal. Applying data-driven projections to real-world employees and working conditions has its shortfalls — just ask the Chicago...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 09:53 am   |     |   Share
  • Layton man stabbed during fight with friend
    Layton police are investigating a stabbing after a man showed up at a local hospital seeking medical treatment. The incident occurred about 8:20 p.m. ...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 02:32 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Solar panels at the Natural History Museum of Utah Tuesday May 12, 2015. The Natural History Museum of Utah has 1,378 solar panels installed on the roof, providing 457,500 kilowatt-hours of energy per year to the museum. Trib Talk: Possible new fee for rooftop solar customers
    The Public Service Commission — the state’s utilities regulator — recently took a step that could result in a surcharge for those with rooftop solar p...
    Updated Nov 23 2015 12:47 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   “Leadership is not just managing,’ said Overstock chairman Jonathan Johnson, who pitched his hat in the ring for 2016 gubernatorial race. The Utah Republican Party held its annual convention, primarily to adopt changes to their constitution and bylaws to comply with the SB54 (Count My Vote) law for the 2016 election, Saturday, August 15, 2015. GOP Utah governor candidate Johnson to debate Democratic lawmaker Dabakis
    A Republican candidate for governor says he’s debating a Democratic lawmaker because Gov. Gary Herbert won’t debate him this year ahead of the 2016 el...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nevada woman faces Utah charges over alleged bomb threats
    A Nevada woman is facing felony charges in Utah for allegedly making bombs threats in calls to a St. George hospital’s offices. Washington County pros...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 08:49 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Classroom bias is nothing new, but the response may be different
    A Washington Post editorial that ran in The Salt Lake Tribune recently about bias in the classroom condemned the brutal assault of a black high school...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 09:17 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)   | Edna Anderson-Taylor looks through her ’magic mirror’ while taping Romper Room. Anderson-Taylor played Miss Julie on the local version of Romper Room in the 1960s and 1970s. Whatever happened to ... Miss Julie from ‘Romper Room’? (With video)
    “Romper bomper stomper boo / Tell me, tell me, tell me do / Magic Mirror, please tell me today / Did all my friends have fun at play?” For thousands ...

    Updated Nov 25 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   People applaud BayLee Parks, a young girl and artist who has been battling cancer for 7 years, at the Illume Gallery in Salt Lake City, Thursday November 12, 2015. Dozens of people attended the show of Parks’ paintings, including many artists, who brought paint brushes as gifts to Parks. Her paintings sold out. Utah girl chooses to live now instead of postponing death
    For seven years, through radiation and chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant, two remissions and two raging re-emergences of cancer, BayLee Parks and...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 11:24 am   |     |   Share
  • Environmentalists say vague Lake Powell Pipeline plans hide high cost for Utahns
    Environmentalists hope a soon-to-be-released report will shed light on how Washington County plans to finance the construction of the Lake Powell Pipe...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 10:44 am   |     |   Share
  • Forecast: Pair snow boots with Thanksgiving holiday feast
    This year’s required Thanksgiving holiday gear in Utah: Snow boots. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning — effective f...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 09:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Artspace Solar Gardens at 850 South 400 West in Salt Lake City, which opened in August 2013, is the first net zero mixed-use energy building with onsite solar production in the state of Utah. Next year will be consumers’ last chance to take advantage of a sizable federal rebate for new solar installations, and cash incentives available through Rocky Mountain Power could be coming to an end as well. Expiring incentives, price drops expected to boost solar installation
    Utahns with visions of solar-powered homes dancing in their heads might want to make sure they put the rooftop panels on wishlists they send to Santa ...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 06:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake County plans to OK McAdams’ budget — for the most part
    The Salt Lake County Council gave tentative approval Tuesday to a $1.1 billion 2016 budget that diverged only slightly from Mayor Ben McAdams’ proposa...
    Updated Nov 24 2015 09:09 pm   |     |   Share