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'I could tell you story after story': The 6 degrees of Marie Osmond

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:57am

Ahead of Marie Osmond’s Deer Valley concert, the entertainer discusses symphonic music, "The Talk" and her many celebrity encounters.

House oversight panel backs subpoena for WH counselor Conway

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:47am

The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by government workers.

A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants

Peter Orsi and Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:30am

The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments.

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Breakouts, burns and zingers: What to watch in Dem debates

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 26th - 10:24am

Sixty seconds for answers, a television audience of millions and, for some candidates, a first chance to introduce themselves to voters.

San Francisco is 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:00am

San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday.

Donovan Mitchell shoe gets official release date, first ad

Sean Walker and Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 26th - 9:54am

Utah Jazz guard Donovan "Spida" Mitchell released the first 30-second spot for his D.O.N Issue #1 shoe on social media, and he got a little help from "Spider-Man: Far From Home" actors Tom Holland and (Mitchell superfan) Jake Gyllenhaal.

NRA to shut down production of NRATV

Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:27am

The National Rifle Association is shutting down production of its online streaming network, NRATV, according to a spokesman for the gun lobby.

Study links common chemical in cosmetics and toothpaste to osteoporosis

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:00am

Exposure to a chemical commonly used to reduce bacterial contamination in cosmetics, toothpaste and products like toys and clothing may come with an unintended risk — osteoporosis. That's according to a study in Tuesday's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

'Dummy surveillance cameras' at Hatch Park didn’t capture Lueck’s last known contact

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:38am

Signs posted at Hatch Park indicate there are working surveillance cameras on site, but the cameras are not real nor monitored.

Electric scooter program is coming to Provo this summer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:19am

Provo Mayor Michelle Kafusi has announced 200 electric scooters are coming to the city this August.

Why everyone should experience Germany’s Oberammergau Passion Play

Fun for Less Tours  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:00am

Performed once a decade since 1634, the Oberammergau Passion Play is an unforgettable and life-changing event for those lucky enough to get to see it.

Is desert varnish a pathway to detecting 'alien' life?

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:42am

Scientists aren't sure what causes a widespread phenomenon in Utah known as "desert varnish." Is it made by something that's alive? A Colorado professor thinks an effort to explain the mystery could help NASA scientists in the search for alien life.

Utahns backing Biden for president say he's 'moderate enough' for state's voters

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:01am

With most of the two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020 set to hold their first debates this week, former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign released new endorsements from four states on Tuesday, including Utah.

Georgia police release footage of finding a newborn in a plastic bag in the woods

Michelle Lou, CNN  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:33am

The Forsyth County Sheriff's office near Atlanta has released dramatic bodycam video from the night authorities found a newborn baby wrapped in a plastic bag in the woods.

As border security debate rages, Utahns look to take action close to home

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:40pm

A rally protesting threats of mass deportations and conditions in border detention facilities was held in West Valley City on Tuesday.

Police release photos of U. student from day she went missing

Liesl Nielsen and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 25th - 10:31pm

Salt Lake City police released the last known photos of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Tuesday at a news conference.

Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 25th - 10:19pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday.

Triple homicide investigation continues 2 years later

Emily Lowe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:16pm

The 61-year-old accused of killing his wife and two other victims and hiding their bodies near his Caldwell, Idaho home is still at large two years after their deaths.

House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:48pm

It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Salt Lake County urges Utah Legislature to pass conversion therapy ban

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:15pm

Both Republicans and Democrats on the body over Salt Lake County's most populous county are asking the Utah Legislature ban conversion therapy.

10 ways barbershop singers will surprise and delight Salt Lake City

Barbershop Harmony Society  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:00pm

Barbershop music has come a long way since its beginnings. See what modern barbershop looks like as the Barbershop Harmony Society takes over Salt Lake City and Temple Square July 1.

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