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Woman sends text to wrong number, marries recipient 3 years later

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 12:16pm

A fateful text message sent to the wrong number resulted in a wedding three years later.

Creating a community of innovation: the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:59am

The University of Utah's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is building an innovative, $45 million building to support their students and entrepreneurship. Learn more about their programs and the building which will open fall 2016.

KSL Pick'em: Cougars run away in Week 6

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:56am

For the first time since Week 1, the three major in-state college football programs all won. The BYU fan base took the top 5 spots in the weekly leaderboard, with fans correctly picking 90 percent of the games.


Playboy to stop running pictures of completely naked women

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:40am

Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.


The 10 states with the most restrictive gun laws

Oct 13th - 11:32am

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has developed a point system that measures the relative strength of all 50 states' gun laws.

45k payday loans still unpaid after 10 week max, Utah report finds

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:17am

More than 45,000 loans from payday lenders in Utah went unpaid by the 10-week limit in 2014, according to a new state report. The average annual interest rate was 481.77 percent.

Texas Governor jinxes the Astros via Twitter; the world's most evil golfing buddy

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:07am

Texas Governor Greg Abbott jinxed the Astros via Twitter yesterday, turning a 6-2 lead into a 9-6 deficit. That, plus a video of the world's most evil golfing buddy.

Dreamy layer-lapse video highlights Utah, Southwest

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:33am

Two filmmakers included Utah in a video passion project they traveled 3,000 miles to complete.

2 firefighters die after 2 rescued from Kansas City blaze

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:30am

Two firefighters involved in rescuing two residents from a burning Kansas City building died after a wall collapsed on them, authorities said.

Utes must prepare for weekly Super Bowl

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:20am

With the Utes now the frontrunners in the Pac-12, how will they handle the pressure of wearing the target week in and week out.

The truth about addiction

Cory A. Reich, Ph.D. Executive Clinical Director The Phoenix Recovery & Counseling Centers  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:10am

One Saturday morning I received the call; the call nobody ever hopes to experience in their lifetime. The tone and cadence of my father-in-law's voice clearly indicated that something was seriously wrong.

Hunter survives 6 days without water in Australian Outback

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:52am

A 62-year-old recreational hunter lost in a hot and arid region of the Australian Outback survived without water for six days by eating ants, police said Tuesday.

Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine

John-Thor Dahlburg and Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:31am

A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in neighboring seats.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:16am

The latest poll released Tuesday shows Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and his rival Jackie Biskupski are grid-locked in a virtual tie in their bid for mayor just three weeks away from Election Day.

Fugitive surrenders after SWAT uses tear gas at Millcreek home

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:57am

A SWAT situation unfolded Monday night after police say a fugitive hid in the attic of a house.

Tuesday's straw vote won't end Medicaid expansion efforts, Gov. Herbert says

Lisa Riley Roche,dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:35am

Gov. Gary Herbert said he's optimistic his efforts to expand Medicaid in Utah won't end when House Republicans meet behind closed doors Tuesday to take a straw vote on the latest proposal.

Dixie State rebranding, but university name will stay

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:59am

Dixie State University is planning changes to its mascot and school nickname, but officials say they won't alter the official name that some say has racist connotations.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Utah death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:40am

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate convicted in the brutal killing of a woman 29 years ago.

Cyclist in critical condition after early morning crash

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:21am

A bicyclist is in extremely critical condition after a car struck them and pushed them 50 feet.

The Triple Team: Three thoughts on Utah-Portland preseason game

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:41pm

The Utah Jazz fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 88-81 Monday night in their first home action of the 2015-16 season. Here are Andy's three thoughts about the game's proceedings.

'Once-in-a-lifetime' find could be a WWII bomb, rock hunter says

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:35pm

A Utah rock hound recently stumbled across the find of a lifetime in Tooele County's western desert. Now he's waiting on Air Force officials tell him whether it's an unexploded bomb.


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