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Utah woman who embezzled $900K headed to prison

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:12pm

A Clearfield woman who embezzled nearly $900,000 from two companies for which she worked is headed to prison.

'World's first' crypt hotel room opens in Maine

Maureen O'Hare, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:41pm

Here's one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort.

Feds shut down Utah bus company for unsafe vehicles

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:07pm

A Utah bus company that transported children has been shut down by the federal government after inspectors repeatedly found "serious violations," including defective brakes and worn tires.

West Haven boy fulfills dream of going to Floyd Mayweather's gym

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 3:58pm

An 11-year-old with a goal of someday boxing professionally fulfilled a dream of going to Floyd Mayweather's gym and watching him train.

Permits required for day-use on 2 roads in Canyonlands

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:34pm

The National Park Service announced Thursday that beginning Sept. 1, permits are required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.

13 ways to know you're a Utahn

Robert J. Debry and Associates  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:00pm

We've got movies, music, food, the outdoors and so on. Here are 13 things that make it unique to be a Utahn.

Group vows '8 to 10' more Planned Parenthood videos coming

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:33pm

The group that has released Planned Parenthood videos allegedly showing the illegal sale of fetal tissue plans to release about a dozen total videos with the ultimate goal of seeing the group defunded.

Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:22pm

Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

Have You Seen This? World's longest water slide

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:14pm

Get a firsthand look at a ride down the world's longest water slide.

Trial dates set in killing of teen girl; defense attorney awaits new information

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 12:16pm

Trial dates have been blocked out for of an 18-year-old accused of killing his girlfriend when he was 14, even as his attorney says he is awaiting new information that could shape their case.

Utah man creates app to spark creativity

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:44am

Tanner Christensen wasn't in the app-making business, but he had a personal itch that he wanted to scratch. He wanted an app that would kindle a person's creativity, so he created Brainbean.

Quiz: Do you know these Utah locations?

Gary Sorensen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:29am

Have fun taking this travel quiz that is all about Utah. See how much you know about our great state.

Urban Meyer is salty; yes, there is crying in baseball

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:06am

Here are four major questions left by the world of sports from the past few days, courtesy of this week in social media.

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:50am

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

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One state's plan to keep exceptional teachers in the classroom

Eric Schulzke, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:32am

"Opportunity culture" program offers pay and career incentives to teachers to teach rather than administrate, and the results just in are looking impressive.

Cops: Man buys car after taking $150K left by ATM workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:32am

One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

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