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New film opening tells inspirational, true story of the Mormon Yankees

Spirit Of The Game  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:03am

A new feature film opening in theaters throughout Utah on Friday, October 7, tells the amazing true story of the Mormon Yankees and the incredible impact they had on the LDS Church in Australia and a passion for basketball they inspired.

Student surprises favorite teacher with Air Jordans, video goes viral

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

Sometimes teaching can feel like a thankless job, and then sometimes a student rewards you with something you’ve wanted since you were a kid.

Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:42am

Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.


Trump has turned over tax returns — for lawsuits and loans

Chad Day and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:41am

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him.

Mother of 4 purges house of all toys, saves ‘motherhood, marriage’

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:28am

When a mother of four reached the end of her rope with her cluttered lifestyle, she took extreme action and rid her house of all toys. The end result turned out to be extremely life changing.

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:07am

Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in pay as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.

Citing security concerns, S.L. County keeps voters away from schools

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:42am

It’s the end of an era in Salt Lake County as November marks the first Presidential Election where schools won’t be used as polling places.

Bank teller convicted of stealing from elderly client gets 90 days in jail

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:23am

A former bank teller was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in the Tooele County Jail for stealing from an elderly client.

BLM replaces 'Negro Bill' trailhead sign in Moab area

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:01am

The controversial Negro Bill trailhead sign has been removed from the Colorado River corridor near Moab after the Bureau of Land Management replaced more than two dozen signs in the popular recreation area.

State liquor outlets should run more like convenience stores, Utah auditor says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 6:47am

Utah's state-run liquor outlets would better serve customers if they were operated more like convenience stores, according to the state auditor, though he stopped short of calling for privatization.

Man killed by TRAX train in SLC

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:50pm

A man was hit and killed by a TRAX train in Salt Lake City Tuesday evening.

FDA-approved helmet puts Salt Lake man's depression into remission

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:14pm

Depression affects millions of people in the U.S. and there is no cure. Medication doesn't work for many. A new treatment used at Harvard, Mount Sinai and the U.S. Navy has made its way to Utah.

Police trying to identify 'brazen' groper who accosted three women on Provo trail

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:39pm

Police say they are trying to identify a man who groped three women Monday morning in a series of "brazen" sexual assaults along the Provo River Parkway.

Some homeowners still putting their lives back together nearly a week after Utah tornado

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:38pm

Even after the large cleanup efforts after last week’s tornado, many homeowners are still putting their lives back together.

Trump, Clinton have work to do to make Utah voters 'comfortable' following debate

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:38pm

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton likely still have work to do to win over Utah voters after turning in what was largely seen as a pair of predictable performances in the first of three presidential debates.

Family sues Cedar City diner after man dies in fall down stairs

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:14pm

The family of a man who tumbled down a flight of stairs to his death at a Cedar City diner two years ago is suing the restaurant and building owner in federal court.

New program helps high school students get jobs in life sciences

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:46pm

Utah now has a new streamlined pathway for high school students to get jobs in the booming medical innovations industry.

Kidnapping charges filed in West Jordan break-in

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:21pm

A man accused of breaking into a West Jordan home at random, then giving threatening orders to a woman was charged Tuesday with kidnapping.

Baby kangaroo gives new meaning to therapy animal

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:54pm

A local assisted living facility has a very unusual therapy animal.

SpaceX's Elon Musk lays out his plan to put humans on Mars

Jackie Wattles  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:02pm

Elon Musk said Tuesday that a self-sustaining colony of people could be living on Mars within 50 to 150 years.

Audit: S.L. County recorder has 'very little oversight or involvement' in his office

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:48pm

An audit of Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office concludes that the elected official "does not participate directly in the day-to-day management activities of the office."


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