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Video: Toddler riders invade SLC for Strider Cup World Championships  |  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.

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.

Utah's Finau jumps into top 20 at British Open's third round

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:01pm

Tony Finau shot 3-under-par 67 Saturday as scores plummeted in the third round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Park City launches first all-electric bike-share program in the nation

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:04pm

Dozens of Park City residents on brand-new electric bikes rode up to the McPolin Barn for the launch of the nation's first fully electric bike-share program.

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:40pm

Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71.

Man accused of violent rampage, attacking former boss sentenced to prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:39pm

A man accused in a violent rampage that ended with an assault of his former boss has been sentenced to prison.

Have You Seen This? Delightful compilation of 100 evil laughs

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:00pm

Some of the laughs are more evil than others, but you can find a few good examples if you’re looking to perfect your own evil laugh.

Redwood Road reopens after fire-related closure

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:41pm

Part of Redwood Road was closed Saturday morning while crews fought a structure fire at 3450 S. Redwood Road, according to dispatchers.

Herriman house a total loss after two-alarm fire

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:20pm

A two-alarm fire early Saturday morning in a two-story house resulted in a total loss, authorities said.

This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

Sugam Pokharel, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:42pm

Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.


Doug Robinson: After detours in modeling, building a family and injuries, local runner now hitting her stride

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:15pm

Rachel Young was going to be a collegiate runner, but then she ran off to become a fashion model on the East Coast, and then there were injuries and the birth of two children and her running aspirations kept getting pushed down the road.

Man arrested for murder in connection to decomposing body

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:02pm

This week Jameion K. Hernandez, 20, testified he had been planning to kill Lisa Stukey for a significant amount of time — possibly months.


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