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Travis Wilson a rare quarterback in Utah history

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:34am

Depending on what side of the fence you sit, you're either a fan of Utah's quarterback situation or you're not. Either way, Travis Wilson is slated to be Utah's starting quarterback coming into the season, and it's quite a ra

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Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:04am

A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:00am

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy will be arraigned this week, jail records show.

Report: Utah colleges producing degrees with high earning potential

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:40am

Graduates from Utah's colleges and universities are among the most well-paid in the country in several non-STEM fields, according to a PayScale report released this week.

Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:05am

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea.

New vet clinic gives year of free care to canine hero

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:40am

Dr. Andrea Howard is thrilled to be opening the doors of her very own veterinarian's office, but perhaps no one is more excited than one special patient.

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Marriage advice from BYU's Education Week

Sarah Petersen and Sarah Gambles, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:11am

BYU's Education Week was full of great tips on marriage and family relationships. Here are some that stood out.

Kaysville videographer believes everyone has a story worth telling

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:07am

Inspired by Humans of New York, a local videographer made a video starring Utah strangers who tell bits of their stories.

Subcontractor critically injured while hanging sign near power lines

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:23pm

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi.

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:40pm

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:21pm

Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act."

Security breach affecting 10K Utah Food Bank donors

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:10pm

A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information.

Art of speaking to dogs alive and well in Heber Valley

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:43pm

The annual Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Classic gets underway next weekend. In anticipation of the event, a world-renowned sheepherder took time Saturday morning to train some local sheepherders and their dogs.

Prep football: Week 2 scores and highlights

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:03pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 1 prep football games across the state.

Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a 'McWhopper'

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:59pm

This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King asked McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper."

Roosevelt officer's patrol vehicle, personal truck destroyed by fire

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:14pm

A Roosevelt police officer's patrol vehicle and his personal pickup truck were destroyed by fire at the officer's home.

Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:45pm

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane."

Bizarre Mars photos: Signs of life, or signs the Internet has lost its mind?

Ian Lee and Nick Thompson, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:35pm

For most of us Earthlings, the photos of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover reveal little more than a desolate red landscape inhabited mostly by rocks. But some believe the photos are signs of alien life on the planet next door.

Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth

Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:14pm

As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobile near a Catholic church in Mississippi.

Applications for US jobless aid drop to very low 271,000

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:38pm

Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy and are laying off few workers.

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