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Pence in Utah to rally Republicans, conservatives for Trump

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 4:02pm

Republican vice presidential candidate and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is expected to try to reel in conservative Utah voters who have strayed from Donald Trump in a speech Wednesday in Salt Lake City.

Bountiful City Council OKs plans for new City Hall

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 3:34pm

Despite strong opposition from some residents, the Bountiful City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with plans to construct a new City Hall and plaza with an estimated price tag of $13 million to $14 million.

Hillcrest High student, 14-year-old planned after-school fight, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 3:29pm

The two students involved in a shooting in a field on the campus of Sandy's Union Middle School Tuesday had planned to fight each other after school.

Bottle flipping: the craze that's driving parents crazy

Lacey Russell, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:30pm

Technology has never been more advanced, yet children across the United States are entertaining themselves with something very old-school: partially-filled plastic water bottles.

Man dead after crashing into traffic pole in Logan

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:17pm

A 33-year-old Logan man is dead after crashing into a traffic light pole on Tuesday.

Google puts the brakes on Fiber, plans for layoffs

Seth Fiegerman  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:17pm

If you've been waiting for Google to bring high-speed Internet to your city, don't hold your breath.

Gas leak shuts down block in Sugar House

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:07pm

A block in Sugar House has been evacuated after a gas leak Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said.

13 spooky Halloween episodes to watch

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:01pm

Halloween movies get a lot of attention, and are often seen as the makers of the holiday itself. But the silver screen has plenty of great offerings to celebrate Halloween right alongside the characters you see week-to-week.

Paul Ryan and allies brace for fallout in leadership race from Trump backers

Deirdre Walsh and Manu Raju, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:41pm

Top House Republicans are moving to quiet dissent over Speaker's Paul Ryan's rocky relationship with Donald Trump as some on the far right of the GOP conference are threatening to stir up trouble in leadership elections next month.

Have You Seen This? Drone replaces a lightbulb

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:15pm

How many drones does it take to replace a lightbulb? Apparently two.

Layton may appeal to US Supreme Court over illegal search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:44pm

Lawyers for the city of Layton say they may appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after Utah's Supreme Court ruled that local police conducted an unconstitutional search of a home before arresting a suspect in a hit-and-run, DUI crash in 2013.

Apple Watch sales are way down: Are smartwatches still cool?

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:34pm

Smartwatches may not be cool anymore.

Oregon standoff juror questions impartiality of fellow juror

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:11pm

Federal prosecutors' case against the armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge has hit a bump when a juror raised questions about the impartiality of another person on the panel

Be the solar expert: 3 questions to ask any solar company

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:03pm

If you’ve had an interest in making the switch to solar, chances are you will do your research and look into multiple companies. What questions should you be asking?

3-day plan to explore Portland’s downtown, outdoors

Natalie Crofts, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:29am

Only a road trip or short plane ride away, Portland, Oregon, offers a wealth of options for people looking to explore somewhere new.

BYU announces 5 policy changes following sexual assault investigation

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:13am

Brigham Young University announced Wednesday that it has completed its study on the responses to campus sexual assault.

Police find drugs in robbery victim's home

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:32am

A victim of a robbery was arrested and booked in connection with drug distribution after police found drugs in his home.

BYU's passing game needs major upgrade

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:20am

BYU's struggles with the passing game have been a major reason the team is 4-4 instead of 6-2 or better. While the problems are not entirely Taysom Hill's fault, accuracy is not his strong suit. And experts say it probably won't get any better.


Steve Young's new book 'QB' is 'what I wanted my kids to know'

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:00am

Steve Young's recently published autobiography, "QB: My Life Behind the Spiral," started out as a personal family history project.

Report: Women won't earn as much as men for 170 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:58am

The global gap in earnings between men and women will not be closed for another 170 years if current trends continue, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.

Obamacare woes to linger long after Obama is gone

Stephen Collinson, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:29am

President Barack Obama leaves the White House in 12 weeks, but the law that bears his name will polarize politics long after he's gone.


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