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UTA expands service for 'College GameDay'

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:29pm

With thousands and thousands of fans expected to converge on the University of Utah campus for the football game versus the Cal Golden Bears this weekend, the Utah Transit Authority is launching an expanded service initiative to accommodate them all.

Test your knowledge of Utah's landmarks

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:33am

Like our readers, we love Utah, from the sweeping vistas and the charms of the tiny towns. We created a quiz of photos taken throughout Utah of some of these places. Test your knowledge of Utah's places by taking our quiz below.


Pressure builds on Paul Ryan to run for House speaker

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:31am

The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post.

Jazz players feel at home in Salt Lake City

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:30am

While there's a perception that NBA players try to avoid playing in Salt Lake City, Utah Jazz players and coaches old and new are effusive in their praise for their adopted home.


BYU QB Taysom Hill talks about his LDS mission, trials and future in football

Jason F. Wright  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:18am

One month into rehab for his injured left foot suffered in BYU's opening game against Nebraska, quarterback Taysom Hill is ready to talk about the injury, his faith and what lies ahead.

SeaWorld whale tank expansion wins approval, with limits

Ann O'Neill, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:17am

The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved SeaWorld's $100 million plan to double the size of its killer whale habitat, despite the pleas of animal activists to release the behemoths into the ocean.

Back pain: Is artificial disc replacement right for you?

Jordan Valley Medical Center  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:03am

How to know if your back issues mean something more serious.

Rep. Miller pleads guilty to communications fraud charge

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:37am

Rep. Justin Miller, D-Salt Lake City, the former campaign manager of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams accused of embezzling funds from the mayor's campaign, pleaded guilty Friday to a new charge of communications fraud.

Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

Roxana Hegeman, AP  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:14am

Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed.

Self-taught single dad stylist holds free classes for other fathers

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:01am

A single dad who took his daughter's locks into his own hands is now offering free hairstyling classes to other fathers looking to learn the art of the braid and ponytail.

Northern Arizona University shooting followed confrontation, police say

CNN, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:44am

A confrontation between students in a parking lot at Northern Arizona University turned deadly overnight Friday when, police say, a freshman pulled a gun and shot four male students, killing one.

Blind and paralyzed, an adventurer takes new steps with robot

Azadeh Ansari CNN  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:07am

As a young boy growing up in Northern Ireland, Mark Pollock dreamed of being Superman one day.

Pres. Nelson honored for pioneering open heart surgery

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:39am

President Russell M. Nelson was honored Thursday for being a pioneer in the development of open heart surgery.

Charges filed in case of Hondas stolen from TRAX stations

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 6:49am

A couple accused of stealing at least seven cars — all Hondas — mainly from TRAX station parking lots, now faces criminal charges.

Defining, preventing bullying in Utah schools

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:05pm

KSL helps tackle the tough question of what is bullying versus teasing and explains programs are available in Utah schools to help.

Kevin McCarthy drops out of House speaker race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:44pm

The chances of Rep. Jason Chaffetz becoming U.S. House speaker jumped with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden departure Thursday from the race.

Utah tourism elevates to even greater success

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:43pm

Over the last 10 years the state has witnessed 44 percent growth in tourism, compared with mid-30 percnet for neighboring states, and the future is just as bright according to state director of tourism.

North Salt Lake responds to landslide with stricter building ordinance proposal

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:41pm

North Salt Lake City leaders are considering an ordinance that would cost developers more time and money while taking more careful measures before building in the foothills.

'Buddy Benches' encourage elementary school students to make friends

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:39pm

When one Springville girl learned of the loneliness her brother was feeling each day on the playground, she made a plan to help him and other children in similar situations.

1 in 5 drivers violate HOV laws, reports UHP

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:22pm

The Utah Department of Transportation said 20 percent of the vehicles in the freeway express lane, or HOV lane, are there illegally. UDOT has asked the Utah Highway Patrol to help it address the problem.

Historic Timpanogos Cave marker uncovered by construction crews

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:01pm

The installation of a new water line in American Fork canyon has resulted in a historic find.


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