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Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:04pm

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

9 Must-Do Family-Friendly Hikes in Utah

Utah.com  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:00pm

Need a family friendly hike to take your kids on? Now you've got options.

Americans are cutting calories, but far from eating healthy

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:29pm

After years of bad news about the obesity epidemic, which affects one-third of Americans, things may finally be looking up.

Family workouts that strengthen bodies and bonds

Dana Santas, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:16pm

Think you don't have time to exercise? Try involving the whole family. If you have a driveway, sidewalk, small playground or park, you have enough space.

5 chemistry activities you can do at home

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:59pm

You don't need a lab to learn about chemistry. These simple and inexpensive activities will teach basic chemistry principles from your own kitchen.

Utah-based aid group helps Nepalese mothers

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:33pm

Tents are needed for birthing centers in Nepal. Women are giving birth on the ground and in streets because medical facilities have been knocked to the ground after an earthquake earlier this year.

Report: Poor roads costing some Utah drivers $600 yearly

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:05pm

More than a quarter of the nation's major urban roadways, highways and streets that are the main routes for commuters and commerce are in poor condition, according to a new study.

Utah teens make duct tape prom attire, earn scholarship money

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:48pm

The perfect dress for prom, as any high school junior and her mom will tell you, is very hard to find. But an American Fork teen and her date went to the prom in style with their attire made entirely of duct tape.

Police fatally shoot Logan man during standoff

Pat Reavy and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:38pm

Police say a suicidal man who fired at officers was shot and killed by Logan police Wednesday night.

Police seek SLC bank robber

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:34pm

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a bank Thursday morning.

Amid Confederate flag scrutiny, Utah reconsiders canyon name

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:18pm

The renewed national scrutiny of the Confederate flag has officials again considering changing the name of Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, a title that's offensive to some but a point of historical pride for the state's largest NAACP chapter.

Drought has greater impact on regrowth of trees, study finds

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:47pm

A global examination of drought and its impacts on the growth of forests found that it is taking longer for the trees to recover than researchers had thought. That finding has implications for forest health, fire vulnerability and carbon storage.

14-year-old rams police car, flees, officers say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:26pm

A 16-year-old was arrested and police were looking for a 14-year-old driver and one other person who apparently rammed a West Valley police officer's patrol car early Thursday.

Police body cam captures 100 mph chase with fleeing felon

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:19pm

A West Jordan man with an extensive criminal history was arrested Wednesday after allegedly hitting a Unified police officer with his car while trying to flee from police.

Whole Foods may be toast

Paul R. La Monica, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:16pm

Shares of Whole Foods plunged more than 10 percent Thursday after the high-end natural grocery chain reported sales and profits that missed analysts' forecasts. Its outlook did not impress investors either.

AP Investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics

Brad Brooks and Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:40pm

The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Experience a skeleton-cam with Park City man

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:55pm

Park City resident Nathan Ikon Crumpton is an accomplished nature photographer, but his true passion is skeleton, and he hopes to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

IRS to Sen. Mike Lee: We won't target churches over gay marriage

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:31pm

The IRS promised not to strip religious institutions of their tax-exempt status based on their belief in traditional marriage under questioning from Sen. Mike Lee in a Senate committee hearing.

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