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3 secrets universities don’t want you to know about getting your degree faster

Western Governors University  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:00pm

Often the thought of pursuing higher education seems expensive and slow. These tips can help you find a program that fits your schedule and helps you graduate in less time and with less money.

How much should you drink to stay hydrated during exercise?

Robert J. Davis, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:31pm

How much should you drink to stay hydrated during exercise? You may need less water than you think but more water than other hydrating beverages.

The Latest: Union head applauds police chief's resignation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:26pm

The Latest on an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 (all times local):

UDOT to create a new east-west connection across I-15 in Layton

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:02pm

A new, close to $24 million project is underway that will create a new east-west connection across I-15 between state Route 126 (Main Street) and Hill Field Road and clear traffic in downtown Layton.

Springville man's asthma was actually an 8-pound tumor

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:31pm

Imagine thinking your child's chronic condition is under control. Then, after more than a decade of treatment, you learn all along it had been something far worse.

Marriage and workouts: Program helps couple improve their health and marriage

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:34pm

Intermountain LiVe Well program helps couple improve their health and their marriage.

Hologram chess game from 'Star Wars' could be reality, thanks to discovery by U. team

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:49pm

If you’ve ever wanted to “let the Wookiee win” in a rousing game of hologram chess with Chewbacca and R2-D2, today might be your lucky day. A team at the University of Utah has discovered a way to create brighter, more realistic holograms.

Colorado contributes $1.7 million to lure Outdoor Retailer to Denver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:19pm

Colorado will contribute $1.7 million to help relocate the nation's largest outdoor recreation trade show from Salt Lake City to Denver.

Judge approves resignation deal for S.L. County Recorder Gary Ott

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:53pm

A judge Friday approved the separation agreement between the family of embattled county Recorder Gary Ott and Salt Lake County, clearing the way for Ott's resignation to take effect Aug. 1

1 dead, 1 injured following Spanish Fork confrontation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:50pm

One man was shot in the arm early Friday, followed by the gunman taking his own life after officers located him two hours later, police say.

Spicer abruptly resigns; Big shakeup for Trump press shop

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:17pm

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV.

San Juan County welcomes redrawing of election districts

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:16pm

San Juan County commissioners are welcoming a federal judge's order that an independent expert redraw the southeastern Utah county's commission and school board election districts because they're unconstitutional.

'2 angels' save BYU basketball alum from near-fatal wasp attack in Hawaii

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:43pm

Two total strangers saved the life of former BYU basketball player Jake Shoff after wasp stings prompted a severe allergic reaction as he vacationed with family in Hawaii.

Parents Guide: 'Dunkirk' is PG-13 but not for the reasons you would expect

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:26pm

There are some movies for which the traditional movie ratings don't apply. "Dunkirk" is a beautiful and intense war movie that shifts graphic content from a visual experience to an emotional experience.

Should you accept help from a stranger when pulled over?

Robert J. DeBry and Associates  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:00pm

Accepting help from a stranger can be circumstantial. Here are some things to consider.

US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:41pm

American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

Teens in shootout may be tied to crime spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:14pm

Police say it was fortunate that no one was injured in a shootout between two moving vehicles Thursday night.

Cruz coming to Utah to campaign for Herrod; Ainge announces state lawmaker support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:54pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of Utah's GOP presidential caucus vote last year, will be in Utah on July 29 to rally for 3rd Congressional District Republican primary candidate Chris Herrod.

Couple tried to hide newborn's addiction by giving her drugs, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:50pm

An Elk Ridge man and woman have been arrested following a monthlong investigation in which detectives say they discovered the couple gave drugs to their newborn while still in the hospital, and their other children also tested positive for drugs.

Have You Seen This? Man free dives deepest pool in the world with one breath

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:18pm

This guy dived 131 feet deep on one breath of air. This may be the most anxiety producing thing you seen all week.

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