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Patrick Kinahan: BYU and Boise State need each other to gain national credibility

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 29th - 11:51am

Expect BYU to follow up its first two easy wins with a string of blowouts through the month of October. They need, and deserve better competition — which may be coming their way in about five weeks.


Trump? Romney? Who gets to decide who is a conservative?

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 29th - 11:21am

He’s been called “the most pro-life president in history,” has been photographed embracing the U.S. flag and holding a Bible, and infused the federal judiciary with a historic number of conservative judges.

1 in 3 parents won't get flu shots for their child during COVID-19, study finds

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Sep 29th - 11:05am

One-third of American parents have no plans to get their children vaccinated for the flu this year, according to the National Poll on Children's Health released Monday, despite the very real possibility their child could also catch COVID-19.

US judge weighs whether to drop criminal case against ex-Trump adviser Flynn

Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters  |  Updated Sep 29th - 10:57am

A federal judge on Tuesday weighed whether to grant a request by the Justice Department to dismiss a criminal charge against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn in a highly anticipated court hearing.

In reversal, Kentucky prosecutor to release Breonna Taylor grand jury evidence

Reuters  |  Updated Sep 29th - 10:54am

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will release the recording from the grand jury proceedings connected to the Breonna Taylor investigation on Wednesday, the Washington Post reported.

Utah Warriors launch intent to build 10,000-seat multiuse stadium for pro rugby franchise

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 29th - 10:17am

The club, which was founded in 2017, will also sublease the stadium for a variety of sporting and entertainment events, including live concerns, community events and high school games in multiple sports.

Dying winds give crews hope in Northern California fires

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 29th - 8:51am

Easing winds gave California firefighters a break Tuesday as they battled a destructive wildfire that was driven by strong winds through wine country north of San Francisco and another rural blaze that killed three people.

Neighbors concerned about U of U parties as university goes online

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 29th - 8:00am

The University of Utah is going online for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19, but neighbors are worried whether parties off campus are undermining those efforts.

The locals' guide to visiting Natural Bridges National Monument

Utah's Canyon Country  |  Posted Sep 29th - 8:00am

Woman critically injured in Taylorsville crash Monday

Lauren Bennett and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Sep 29th - 7:50am

One person was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash Monday night, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Trump and Biden to meet in pivotal first presidential debate

John Whitesides, Reuters  |  Posted Sep 29th - 7:11am

Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will square off for the first time on Tuesday in a pivotal debate that will provide a stark clash of styles and the prospect of a fiery and brutally personal grudge match.

New Utah solicitor general apologizes for mistake, avoids sanctions in Florida case

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 29th - 6:31am

Utah’s newly hired solicitor general, Melissa Holyoak, has admitted she made a mistake in a Florida court case in which a federal judge had threatened her with sanctions.

Locals in the NFL: Fred Warner proves vital for injury-riddled Niners in rout of Giants

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 28th - 9:49pm

Warner had a team-high seven tackles, a pass breakup and a crucial interception to lift the San Francisco 49ers to a 36-9 rout of the New York Giants.

Wildfire updates: 2,000-acre fire in Washington County 75% contained

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 28th - 9:24pm

Here are the latest updates on wildfires burning across the state of Utah.

Microsoft 365 services are coming back after major outage

Jazmin Goodwin, CNN Business  |  Updated Sep 28th - 9:12pm

Microsoft 365 was hit with a significant outage late Monday that affected users' access to multiple services, including Outlook.

Roy parents calling for action after 4-year-old was left alone on bus for 2 hours

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 28th - 8:56pm

A family is calling for action and demanding answers after their 4-year-old boy was left alone on a school bus for two hours earlier this month.

911 services back online after police agencies nationwide and in Utah report outage

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Sep 28th - 8:54pm

It appears service is returning after 911 outages were reported Monday evening across the country — including by some police agencies in Utah.

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 28th - 8:19pm

Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting orders for nearly 70,000 people to evacuated. Meanwhile, three people died in a separate fire further north in the state.

Nearly 2,000 COVID-19 cases associated with Utah schools since start of school year

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 28th - 7:57pm

There have been nearly 2,000 school-associated cases of COVID-19 since the start of the 2020-21 academic year, a new offering to the Utah Department of Health dashboard indicates.


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