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Wildfire updates: Evacuations lifted in Emigration Canyon; Utah under red flag warning

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 12:28pm

Evacuees were let back into their homes Tuesday after a fire near the top of Emigration Canyon did not spread overnight.

Longtime Mueller aide may appear with him at hearing

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 12:27pm

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has requested that his longtime associate, Aaron Zebley, appear alongside him as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

Malls are filling their empty spaces with doctor's offices

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 12:16pm

As malls search for innovative ways to draw in shoppers and fill empty storefronts, they are turning to unexpected partners: health clinics.

Wildfire prompts evacuations from Idaho nuclear energy lab

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 11:54am

Some employees have been evacuated from the Idaho National Laboratory in southeastern Idaho while crews fight a wildfire burning near the nuclear energy research site.

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK’s next prime minister

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 11:25am

Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union.

Ben Anderson: Should the Jazz strategically rest their best players?

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 11:17am

The Jazz are deep, and looking to win a championship, should they consider giving their stars nights off?

Want to vote from your smartphone? Utah County to become third area in U.S. to test mobile voting

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 11:03am

Utah County will be the first area in the state — and only the third in the nation — to undertake a mobile voting pilot program this year, meaning eligible overseas and military voters will be able to cast votes from their smartphones.

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Who will be Salt Lake City's next mayor? Here are the candidates and their take on issues

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 10:38am

Need help voting? Read up on candidates ahead of ballots hitting Salt Lake City mailboxes this week

1 woman killed, 1 child injured in Draper house fire

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 10:37am

A woman died and a child was critically injured in a house fire in Draper early Tuesday, officials said.

Charges filed against Utah man accused of sexually abusing children

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 10:29am

Mark Swan is accused of sexually abusing at least three children over the past four years.

No surprise: USU's Jordan Love named Preseason MWC Offensive Player of the Year

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 10:13am

Utah State was picked to finish second in the Mountain Division behind their star quarterback.

Report: Huawei built North Korea's cellphone networks

Sherisse Pham, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 10:02am

Huawei secretly helped build North Korea's cellphone network, potentially in violation of sanctions aimed at pressuring the regime to stop developing nuclear weapons, according to a report by The Washington Post.

Into the Portal: Utah basketball coaches adapting to NCAA’s new transfer mechanism

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 9:01am

With 376 college basketball players in the portal, according to 247 Sports’ database of reported moves, there are a lot of reasons for local coaches to peruse the database.

'Mormon Crickets' swarm southeast Idaho towns

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 8:38am

So-called "Mormon Crickets" have been showing up in large numbers in some southeast Idaho towns and in places where locals say they haven’t seen them before.

Justice Department investigating whether Utah A.G.'s Office falsely obtained federal grants

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 8:21am

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether several state criminal justice agencies made false statements to obtain federal grants.

Utah's high court tosses hurdle to suing for malpractice

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:38am

The Utah Supreme Court determined the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing cannot make the final call on whether a malpractice claim goes to court.

Controversial Eden gravel pit proposal is headed to Weber County Commission

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:10am

The the Ogden Valley Planning Commission has recommended denying a controversial proposal to rezone 14.15 acres near 4720 E. 2650 North in Eden for a gravel pit, the final decision now falls on the Weber County Commission.

Deal sealed on federal budget ensures no shutdown, default

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 4:34am

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first federal default.

‘Rapid’ spreading Layton fire displaces 23 and injures 14, fire chief says

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 22nd - 10:42pm

Fire crews responded to a 3-alarm fire Monday afternoon that left five occupants and seven police officers with minor injuries, officials said. It caused $1 million in damages, according to the fire chief.

Some residents ordered to evacuate due to Emigration Canyon fire

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 22nd - 10:41pm

Fire officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents in Emigration Canyon as a wildfire burns nearby.

Utah wildfire destroys 1 vacation home, 6 outbuildings

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:37pm

A 15-acre wildfire threatened 30 homes and destroyed one vacation home and six outbuildings Monday afternoon in Paragonah.

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