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Locals in the NFL: Eric Weddle honors #HayesTough on cleats, honors Rams with win over Seahawks

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 11:06pm

Taking advantage of the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” policy to auction off a personalized pair of spikes for a charity of their choice, Weddle dedicated his shoes to the Hayes Tough Foundation that benefits childhood cancer research.

Tourists injured, missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 10:19pm

A volcano erupted Monday on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists, and a number of people were missing and injured after the eruption.

Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:44pm

Miss South Africa rules all.

Why airlines want you to go by train

Francesca Street, CNN  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:21pm

We might not all be Greta Thunberg, shunning air travel for weeks-long odysseys aboard Atlantic yachts, but turning our backs on short-haul flights in favor of train travel is, for many of us, a more practical enterprise.

Average US price of gas drops 1 penny per gallon to $2.65

The Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 8:30pm

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dipped 1 penny per gallon (3.8 liters) to $2.65 over the past two weeks.

'Provide the good news of Christ': Latter-day Saints hold Christmas devotional

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:19pm

The swelling strains of a familiar Christmas hymn echoed through the Conference Center Sunday night as choir members sang during the annual Christmas devotional for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Utah game company adds fun & mystery to your holiday gathering

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:00pm

Make your Friendsgiving one you'll want to remember.

“Sensitive Santa” Offers Christmas for everyone

Brit Purdy  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:08pm

Many children wait all year to see Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. We've all seen the long lines of people at shopping malls waiting to take a picture with Santa and ask for that perfect Christmas gift, but for children with autism and other sensory disabilities, it's not a lot of fun

Lawmakers seek suspension, review of US training for Saudis

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 6:37pm

A top Republican ally of President Donald Trump went a step further than the White House on Sunday by calling for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from an American military training program after a student pilot from the kingdom shot and killed three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida.

Unfinished business: Berkeley Oblad's 5th-year return leads No. 17 Utah volleyball to fourth Sweet 16

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:55pm

For Berkeley Oblad, it’s easy to think “what might have been.”

To keep young kids active: focus on fun

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:24pm

Finding time to keep kids active and healthy during the holidays can be a challenge. But it’s all about keeping fitness fun for little ones.

Suspected homicide victim found in truck in West Valley City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:36pm

Police are searching for a suspect after a man believed to be a victim of homicide was found Saturday in West Valley City.

Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate women and men

Abdullah Al-shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 4:18pm

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to use separate entrances from men or sit behind partitions at restaurants in the latest measure announced by the government that upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that had been in place for decades.

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Utah will feel the brunt of artificial intelligence. Here’s what you need to know

Gillian Friedman, Deseret News  |  Updated Dec 8th - 4:11pm

Utah’s economy could be more affected by artificial intelligence than other states, according to a new study by the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

FBI says it presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

Brendan Farrington and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 3:21pm

The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism.

No. 11 Utah to play unranked Texas in first-ever Alamo Bowl

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 8th - 2:59pm

After a successful 11-2 regular season record, Utah has been invited to play one last game in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 31.

Have You Seen This? Say ‘Rawr!’ to a Godzilla-themed Christmas

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 8th - 2:34pm

This video shows us how to decorate for Christmas when Christmas isn’t really your thing.

Utah State to play Kent State in Frisco Bowl

Paige Mendez, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 2:25pm

Utah State will be headed to the Frisco Bowl to face Kent State on Dec. 20.

BYU will face Hawaii on Rainbow Warriors' home turf in SoFi Hawaii Bowl

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 8th - 2:22pm

The SoFi Hawaii Bowl announced the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors as BYU’s upcoming bowl opponent in the game owned by ESPN Events that will be played Dec. 24 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii (6 p.m. MST, ESPN).

Utah drops to No. 11 in final College Football Playoff rankings, just misses NY6 bowl

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 8th - 1:59pm

Coming off a Pac-12 Championship Game loss to Oregon, Utah dropped in the national rankings ahead of bowl season.

Why you should spend your health savings money on a yearly health assessment

Aley Davis  |  Posted Dec 8th - 12:27pm

Setting regular health goals can be difficult without a way to measure your progress. Health specialist Aley Davis visited with an Intermountain Healthcare LiVe Well expert for a comprehensive physical to get a head start on New Year’s goals.

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