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Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:01am

Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, betting that the California senator’s historic profile and confrontational style against President Donald Trump will boost Democrats’ efforts to oust the Republican president amid cascading national crises.

Interest in homeschooling has 'exploded' amid pandemic

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:20am

As parents nationwide prepare to help their children with more distance learning, a small but quickly growing number are deciding to take matters entirely into their own hands and begin homeschooling.

Bureau of Land Management officially relocates to new home in Colorado

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:22am

The Bureau of Land Management, the federal agency that owns much of the land in the West, will now be headquartered in the West in Colorado’s Grand Junction after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt signed an official order for the relocation.

What you should do if your landlord is threatening eviction

Utah State Bar  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:00am

Take some free advice from Utah's legal experts—literally.

Driver involved in SR-9 fatality charged with automobile homicide

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:51am

Nearly a year after a vehicle crash on state Route 9 that claimed the life of a Riverton woman, homicide charges have been filed against the driver of the truck that crashed into the back of the woman’s car.

Parents, players upset after Lone Peak High girls soccer team quarantined

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:22am

A Utah County high school soccer team has been ordered to quarantine after one player tested positive for COVID-19, and some parents and players weren’t happy about it.

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 6:53am

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

UTA officer hit by car in South Salt Lake

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Aug 12th - 6:33am

The UTA officer had stopped her vehicle in the roadway with emergency lights on to approach a dog when an oncoming vehicle struck her, police said.

South Weber man says fire was 'dumb mistake' but not arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 6:24am

A man arrested and accused of setting his neighbor’s fence on fire admits he made a “dumb mistake,” but doesn’t believe what he did constitutes arson.

Friend says man killed after shooting police dog struggled to overcome addiction

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 11:10pm

Aaron Michael Griffin, 21, of Plain City, died Saturday night after he and his passenger, 49-year-old Brian Joseph Cregg, fled from police after a traffic stop. One of the two men opened fire on approaching officers, who returned fire, officials said.

Fall 2020 reopening plans: How each Utah school district is responding to the coronavirus pandemic Staff  |  Updated Aug 11th - 11:09pm

Will Utah students be returning to class in person? Online? A hybrid model of both? Here are each district's plans for reopening schools in the fall of 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, plus links to KSL's coverage.

Coronavirus updates: 362 cases, 4 deaths; packed Provo dance party technically legal Staff  |  Updated Aug 11th - 10:37pm

Here are the latest updates on COVID-19 from Utah and around the world.

As teachers rally in protest, Alpine, Provo press forward in reopening schools

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Aug 11th - 10:30pm

Board members are meeting in study session Tuesday afternoon to discuss the “return to learn” plan for Alpine School District, and a few dozen teachers gathered to voice their concerns.

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate; 1st Black woman on major party presidential ticket

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 10:02pm

Sen. Kamala Harris is expected to debate current Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Utah on October 7.

Provo party organizers aren’t in trouble, but health department isn’t happy

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Aug 11th - 9:35pm

A video of a packed dance party in Provo last week has gone viral online, with many people wondering why the Utah County Health Department did not shut it down.

Cancellation of Pac-12 sports will be an economic blow to Salt Lake, Utah

Amy Donaldson and Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 9:14pm

The Porcupine Pub and Grill has a completely different energy on game days. Patrons often spill out onto the street, rain or shine, waiting for a seat.

1 person killed in Bluffdale crash

Daedan Olander, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 9:02pm

A driver was killed after hitting a utility pole on Redwood Road Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bluffdale police.

Enjoy peach season in Utah with these 20 easy peach recipes

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 11th - 8:44pm

If August means eating all the peaches you can, here are 20 easy recipes from registered dietitians to enjoy our local and delicious peaches.

New airport distribution center to boost safety, security for air travelers, Salt Lake officials say

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 8:20pm

A new milestone in the multibillion-dollar redevelopment of Salt Lake City International Airport is expected to help make it one of the safest and most efficient airports in the United States, officials said Tuesday.


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