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Ben Anderson: Donovan Mitchell is the modern-day Jazzman

Ben Anderson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:33am

Donovan Mitchell is the consummate modern Jazzman, regardless of his play on the floor.

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Mike Lee 5th GOP senator against starting health bill debate

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:30am

Utah's Mike Lee became the fifth Republican senator Tuesday to oppose even beginning debate on the GOP's foundering health care bill, tossing another hurdle in the path of party leaders who've hoped the Senate would approve the measure this week.

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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:00am

A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.

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Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) and raising the prospect of more.

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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.

Officials fault feds, conservation groups for rapid-spread of wildfire

Pat Reavy, Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:37am

Some of Utah's Republican elected officials Monday blamed federal land managers and environmental groups for the rapid spread of a Utah wildfire that is currently the nation's largest and has caused an estimated $10 million in damage.

Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:09am

The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:48am

Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.

Couple adopts infants with special needs — 88 of them

Ben Burnstein, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:30am

Camille Geraldi runs a tight house in Ellijay, Georgia.

6 signs you grew up Mormon

Living Scriptures  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:00am

If you grew up in a family where "fart" was a bad word, you might be a Mormon.

Prank call sends SWAT to elderly woman's home, police say

Linda Williams  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:28am

A SWAT team surrounded an elderly woman's West Valley City home early Tuesday before police discovered someone apparently made a false report.

Upper Bear Valley evacuated as precaution due to Brian Head Fire

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:36pm

Residents of Upper Bear Valley were evacuated Monday morning as forecasted winds are projected to move the Brian Head Fire toward the area northwest of Panguitch, officials said.

Sister, brother file for legal guardianship of embattled county recorder

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:25pm

Family members of embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott are seeking legal permission to make decisions for him.

Woman who lost eye: Beware the dangers of fireworks

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:23pm

As firefighters across the state warned of the potential hazards of fireworks that are improperly handled and ignited, a woman cautioned families Monday that the risks extend beyond those to land and property.

Parents sue Granite, Canyons, Jordan school districts seeking girls-only football

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:39pm

Six parents, on behalf of their high-school age daughters, have filed a lawsuit against the Granite, Canyons and Jordan school districts seeking all-girls football team, claiming the districts discriminate on the basis of sex.

Rescue crews help bring down 4 lost hikers in Davis County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:28pm

Search and rescue crews located four lost individuals near Mueller Park, officials confirmed Monday night.

SLC artist's 'Crying LeBron' tattoo picking up national attention

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:07pm

Kalen Gilleese of Salt Lake City is a big fan of Michael Jordan. LeBron James? Not so much.

New United Utah Party a step closer to official state recognition

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:35pm

The new United Utah Party got closer Monday to official state recognition, the same day a federal judge set a July hearing on whether the party can field a candidate in the special congressional election already underway.

Danny Ainge main host of first congressional fundraiser for son Tanner

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:08pm

Former BYU basketball star Danny Ainge was the main host of his son Tanner's first campaign fundraiser in the race for the 3rd District seat in Congress being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Chopper providing unprecedented pollution data near wildfires

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:02pm

As the fire burns, it spews a huge plume of thick smoke, visible from space, wafting to the east. Each time Chopper 5 captures video from the massive blaze, it also collects unprecedented pollution data for researchers at the University of Utah.

Orem karate instructor charged with sex abuse of teen student

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:30pm

An 81-year-old Orem karate instructor who encouraged young men to get their Eagle Scout awards and go on LDS missions was charged Monday with sex crimes against a 14-year-old girl.

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