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for Wednesday June 28th
Salt Lake City
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Chicago
81° 61°

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Atlanta
85° 64°

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Denver
89° 60°

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Phoenix
109° 80°

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San Francisco
61° 52°

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Boise
85° 60°

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Boston
78° 58°

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Dallas
91° 73°

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New York
81° 61°

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Portland
76° 54°

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Seattle
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Miami
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Boy, 15, pleads guilty to charges in death of West Valley police officer

One of three teenage boys charged with murder in the death of a West Valley police officer accepted a plea deal Wednesday and pleaded guilty to six charges in juvenile court. The murder charge against him was dismissed in exchange for his pleas.
 

7 children's movies that parents can actually enjoy

If you’ve sat through too many insufferable princess movies or another straight-to-DVD super sequel, then check out this list.
 

Police charges show challenge of confronting code of silence

Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later emerged on video of a white officer pumping 16 bullets into the black teenager.
 

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.
 

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.
 

Rare video shows mountain lion take down deer

A trail camera in California captured footage of a mountain lion taking down a deer. And the speed of the attack is stunning.
 

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.
 

Chaffetz says Fox News role just part of his post-Congress plans

Newly announced Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, who steps down as a Utah congressman Friday, said he also has an agreement to write a book and plans to work as a consultant for technology firms in Washington, D.C.
 

Woman shot to death inside her car in West Jordan

A woman was shot to death while in her car Wednesday morning.
 

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

A man killed in a rollover crash Tuesday was identified Wednesday as a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee.
 

Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and airport displays operating manually.
 

Mom's ex-boyfriend gets life in prison in killing of 'Baby Doe'

A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.
 

Child porn charges added to sex abuse allegations against bounce house businessman

A Heber City bounce house business owner accused of sexually abusing at least four young boys was charged Tuesday with having child pornography.
 

Woman accused of setting fatal fire dies after jail suicide attempt

A West Valley woman charged with murder for allegedly setting a house fire that killed her mother has died by suicide while incarcerated.
 

Police seek man caught on video starting Moab brush fire

Police are searching for a man caught on video allegedly starting a brush fire early Friday morning in Moab.
 

Patrick Kinahan: Hayward should have easy choice

After a long period of speculation, Gordon Hayward must make a decision on his future. He could stay with the Jazz, the team that drafted him seven years ago, or sign with another NBA team. All things considered, his best option is to stay home.
 

Senate leaders scramble for deal on health care bill

Senate GOP leaders scrambled Wednesday for a deal to revive their health care legislation, but encountered new obstacles as recalcitrant senators doubled down on their opposition to the bill sought by President Donald Trump.
 

21 songs that name-drop Utah

Here's our non-exhaustive playlist of songs that mention Utah.
 

Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests

The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch.
 

Brian Head Fire reaches Panguitch watershed, grows to more than 50K acres

The growing Brian Head Fire has reached the watershed for Panguitch, forcing the city to divert to a reserve well for culinary water, according to the mayor’s office.
 

Strangers buy car for Texas man who walked miles to work

A Texas man's 3-mile (5 kilometer) daily walk to work has inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car.
 

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.
 

The latest on solar in Utah — 3 major changes happening in 2017

Solar in Utah has certainly hit its stride. See what it has in store in 2017.
 

Parties jointly ask judge to extend stay in LGBT lawsuit

Plaintiffs' and defendants' attorneys have asked a federal judge to extend the stay in proceedings until Sept. 15 in Equality Utah's constitutional challenge of state education policies it says prohibit positive speech about LGBT individuals.
 

Kairos Academy to ask for hearing over termination of charter

The board of directors of Kairos Academy, a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens, plans to appeal a recent decision by the State Charter School Board to terminate its charter.
 

1 killed in Sevier County rollover crash

A driver was killed in a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon, officials confirmed.
 

Police: 2 teens face juvenile court for small fireworks fire

Two Saratoga Springs teenagers are being sent to juvenile court after police say their fireworks, lit in a restricted area outside of the state's legally allowed days, started a small fire this week.
 

Macaw named Winston is 2nd from zoo bird show to fly away and die

Something spooked a blue-and-gold Macaw named Winston, a 10-year headliner in the Hogle Zoo's bird show, sending him across the street and under a car Tuesday.
 

Brian Head Fire grows as red-flag warning continues

The fire near Brian Head has forced 1,500 people out of their homes and burned nearly 50,000 acres as of Tuesday night.