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South Jordan students perform homemade opera

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 6:29pm

Students at South Jordan Elementary School showcased their skills last week operas with they wrote and produced.

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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

Tom Krisher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 6:20pm

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators.

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Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

Han Guan By and Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:56pm

Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

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Specialized team to help fight Brian Head Fire

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:47pm

Fire crews continue working on the massive Brian Head fire as it burns for its eighth day in Southern Utah. So far, it has consumed 42,800 acres.

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Iram Asim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:10pm

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror.

Lawmakers labor to clean up state education code with 90-plus more bills in pipeline

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:10pm

Even as Utah lawmakers labor to tidy up the section of the Utah code on education, legislators have filed more than 90 bills for consideration in the 2018 legislative session, and it's only June.

Analysis: Utah House map may give GOP advantage

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 4:46pm

Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help.

Charge: Kaysville man offered to attend church if teen exposed herself

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 4:04pm

A Kaysville man who police say convinced a 17-year-old he would start going to church if she exposed herself to him now faces a felony sex abuse charge.

'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:31pm

The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China.

Police looking for teen who used pepper spray during fight at Taylorsville Dayzz

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:42pm

Unified police were looking Sunday for a teen girl they believe produced a can of pepper spray during a fight at the Taylorsville Dayzz festival, forcing many people — including innocent bystanders — to seek treatment.

Have You Seen This? Reporter versus Irish weather

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:01pm

The thing about live, outdoor weather reports is that there’s always, um, weather.

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:43pm

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Average US gas price drops 7 cents, as crude cost falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:34pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Guess who uses public libraries the most? Millennials

Jessica Suerth CNN  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:34pm

A public library may conjure up an image of a place where a septuagenarian is scouring for books on tape or a harried mom is trying to calm her kids by reading "Where The Wild Things Are."

Murray man charged with murder

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:27am

A Murray man accused of shooting his neighbor in the back and then kicking his head and face several times has been charged with murder.

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:22am

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden.

W. Jordan woman killed in rollover on Mountain View Corridor

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:02pm

A 22-year-old woman was killed early Saturday when the Ford F-150 she was driving rolled on Mountain View Corridor, police said.

Pro wakeboard tour makes first stop in Utah at Mantua Reservoir

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:29pm

Defending Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour champion Mike Dowdy earned the top spot on the podium with a first-place performance of 97.83 points in the pro wakeboard tour's first-ever trip to Utah.

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:12pm

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. "Your son is alive," he said.

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