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From concept to classroom: What will your student’s school look like?

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:47pm

Schools all over Utah are working to carry out their reopening plans recently submitted to the state. And COVID-19 safeguards will make this year look very different.

Disney to release 'Mulan' on streaming service, for a price

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 7:23pm

“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.

BYU, Utah State combine for 103 positive cases of COVID-19, per NY Times survey

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:02pm

Utah State has had a state-high 52 positive cases of coronavirus cases and BYU has 51 positive cases, according to a New York Times survey of every public four-year college in the country, as well as private schools that compete in NCAA Division I.

Tips for caregivers to care for themselves during COVID-19

Utah Department Of Health  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:00pm

If you’re a caregiver struggling with the efforts of caring for others, practicing a little self-care might be the best thing you can do—for everyone. Here are a few tips for making sure you stay healthy and well during the COVID-19 crisis.

Critics of planned nuclear power project urge Utah cities to pull out before it’s too late

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 6:46pm

The Utah Taxpayers Association and a former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are urging cities that have signed on to a planned nuclear power plant in Idaho to get out while they can before costs become too great.

Chad Daybell case to advance to Idaho District Court, judge rules after 2-day preliminary hearing

Carter Williams,  |  Updated Aug 4th - 6:41pm

An Idaho judge determined Tuesday that prosecutors have met the burden of proof in its case against Chad Daybell, which will move the case forward in the court system.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 6:21pm

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.

Everything has changed, but 'football has been the same' as BYU opens fall camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 4th - 5:54pm

Plenty was different as BYU opened football training camp Tuesday on the outdoor practice field in Provo. But the football was the same.

Have You Seen This? Dad pulls ultimate dad joke on golfer

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 4th - 5:26pm

You have to hand it to this man, he is committed to the grand daddy of all dad jokes and he's absolutely slaying it.

Judge grants temporary restraining order to pause 'land grab' in Hideout

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 4:34pm

The town of Hideout’s controversial annexation proposal is officially on hold — for now.

Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 4:33pm

Frustrated Senate Republicans re-upped their complaints on Tuesday that Democratic negotiators are staking too hard a line in talks on a sweeping coronavirus relief bill, but an afternoon negotiating session brought at least modest concessions from both sides, even as an agreement appears far off.

Man dies in Taylorsville crash

Jacob Klopfenstein and Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Aug 4th - 4:02pm

A man died Tuesday morning after his car and a UTA bus collided near 1175 W. 4570 South in Taylorsville, police confirmed.

Police identify 17-year-old killed in West Jordan shooting that also injured officer

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:58pm

Police have identified a 17-year-old who was shot and killed in a shooting with police officers Sunday, in which an officer was also injured.

Worries about 2020 census' accuracy grow with cut schedule

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:31pm

The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short as legislation that would have extended the national head count's deadlines stalls in Congress. The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and immigrants, and produce less trustworthy data.

'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases

Suman Naishadham, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:18pm

Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections, easily the highest in the world.

8 easy ways you can help Wasatch Front businesses survive the pandemic

Utah Office Of Tourism  |  Posted Aug 4th - 3:07pm

Times may be strange, but you can help preserve Utah’s rich community culture – even during a pandemic. Supporting locally owned and operated businesses is crucial to preserving Utah’s thriving cultural and economic landscape.

Tampa teenager accused in massive Twitter hack that affected Bill Gates, Elon Musk pleads not guilty

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 3:03pm

A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple counts of fraud.

Authorities identify 2 men who died in Cedar City plane crash

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Aug 4th - 2:08pm

Authorities have identified two Las Vegas men who died in a plane crash near Cedar City on Sunday.

Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 2:05pm

President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday that will devote nearly $3 billion a year to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands following its overwhelming approval by both parties in Congress.


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