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Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:10pm

Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare.

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8 found dead in sweltering truck in immigrant smuggling case

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:41pm

Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling operation gone wrong.

Big Sky Kickoff: Weber State ready for 'next step;' an update on Sara Hill's battle with cancer

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:30pm

At the annual Big Sky football kickoff in Park City, Weber State coach Jay Hill said the Wildcats are ready for the next step — and he gave an update on his wife Sara's ongoing battle with Hodgkin lymphoma.

A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parks

Joseph Longo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:16pm

Disney is calling upon the "Guardians of the Galaxy" and a cohort of blockbuster movies to help modernize its amusement parks.

Study: Shorter course of radiation an option for breast cancer patients

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:20am

A study conducted by Dr. Matthew Poppe, an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute, examined the safety of treating women with breast cancer with a shorter course of radiation.

Report: Arts, culture key to downtown SLC growth

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:45am

Getting downtown Salt Lake City to the next level economically may require an increased investment in the cultural arts. The city's economic development director said creating a robust arts and cultural environment is a top priority for development.

Salt Lake City mayor nominates transit advocate to UTA board

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:02am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has nominated a longtime public transportation advocate to represent the city on the Utah Transit Authority board.

Woman who sought hitman to get money, child custody from ex sent to prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:45am

A Spanish Fork woman has been sentenced to prison for trying to find a hitman to kill her ex-husband in order to get custody of their children and a life insurance payout.

Sporting KC rallies to draw Real Salt Lake, drawing ire of head coach Mike Petke

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:30am

Benny Feilhaber's second-half penalty kick gave Sporting Kansas City a 1-1 draw at Real Salt Lake, but the real fireworks of Saturday's Pioneer Day match came in RSL coach Mike Petke's postgame press conference.

Video: Toddler riders invade SLC for Strider Cup World Championships

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:44pm

Thousands of toddler bike riders converged on the Gallivan Center for the seventh-annual Strider Cup World Championships, a 750-foot obstacle course for tykes on 20-inch standup bikes.

Teen known for visiting national parks stops in Utah

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:38pm

A teenager known around the country for visiting national parks made several stops in Utah this weekend.

Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:20pm

Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:17pm

Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads.

Business owners near Panguitch Lake hope fishing tournament boosts tourism after massive fire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:56pm

Business owners who were forced to shut down their shops for several weeks due to the Brian Head Fire may soon get some relief.

Regents add 5 new degrees to USU and Dixie

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:31pm

The Utah State Board of Regents approved new degree programs for Utah State University and Dixie State University at a meeting on Friday in Cedar City.

Fire in Box Elder County burns 703 acres

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:24pm

Six structures were saved from a fire in Etna that burned 700 acres on Saturday afternoon.

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:54pm

Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. Doctors say the toddler, who suffered brain damage after falling into a swimming pool at 23 months old, has begun to rebuild her brain function after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Blindness won't stop 'Fame' from excelling at barrel racing

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:22pm

Fame has scar tissue in his right eye, leading to partial blindness. Both human doctors and several veterinarians have examined the issue, but none can agree on what caused the ailment.

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:21pm

With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed.

Beloved Richfield DJ celebrates 100th birthday

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 6:53pm

One of Richfield’s most beloved residents hit a significant milestone Friday.

Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:49pm

Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data.

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