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It's official: The CDC wants you to wear a mask

Maggie Fox, CNN  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:48am

The science shows face masks work both to protect the wearer and to protect others from coronavirus, and everyone needs to wear one when around other people in public, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Black Lives Matter board vandalized with hate speech in Provo neighborhood

Mack Jones, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:12am

A Black Lives Matter message board was stolen and vandalized over the weekend before being returned covered in hate speech.

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

Terry Spencer and Adam Geller, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 10:06pm

Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine tested in the U.S. had worked to boost patients’ immune systems.

'I think it's sort of petty': Rudy Gobert doesn't think NBA snitch line will be all that effective

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 14th - 9:32pm

The NBA bubble snitch line has been in use. At least one Jazz players doesn't think it will be all that helpful.

Alpine School District lays out preliminary plans for the upcoming school year

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 9:05pm

The Alpine School District gave a preview of what the 2020-21 school year will look like during a Tuesday night board of education meeting.

'Mythbusters' star Grant Imahara dies from brain aneurysm

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 8:49pm

Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday.

Man accused of drawing bow and arrow at downtown protest to stand trial in weapons, assault case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:20pm

Reggie Wilson worried someone would get hurt. He urged the man who was lunging at protesters with a knife, yelling “all lives matter” and using the N-word outside Salt Lake City’s downtown library to leave and go home.

Why Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley's jersey will read 'I Am a Man' in Orlando

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 14th - 8:03pm

When the NBA restarts on July 30, Mike Conley’s jersey will say the same thing as signs worn by Memphis sanitation workers did over 50 years ago: “I Am a Man.”

Northbound Mountain View Corridor open after 4 critically injured in Herriman crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 14th - 7:36pm

Four individuals were transported to a hospital with critical injuries; one man was airlifted to an area hospital.

Salt Lake Police Civilian Review Board 'exonerates' officers in Palacios shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:26pm

The Salt Lake Police Civilian Review Board has determined that the two officers who shot and killed Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal did not violate department policy in their use of deadly force.

School mask mandate, sports on agenda for Utah governor, legislative leaders

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:01pm

Gov. Gary Herbert’s school mask mandate and Salt Lake City School District’s team sports are among the issues the governor is expected to discuss with legislative leaders.

Utah Highway Patrol confirms body found along I-15 male, but still no ID

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:22pm

The Utah Highway Patrol investigators were still trying to determine Tuesday the identity of a man found off the side of I-15 in Juab County on Monday and what happened to him.

Judge allows legal challenge to Utah 18-week abortion ban to move ahead

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 5:41pm

A federal judge Tuesday lifted a stay on Planned Parenthood of Utah’s lawsuit against the state over a new law banning abortions beginning at 18 weeks of pregnancy.

Coronavirus updates: 448 Utah cases and record-breaking 10 deaths; 1st vaccine ready for final testing

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Jul 14th - 4:52pm

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

Justice Ginsburg treated in hospital for possible infection

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 4:48pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.

Man dies in Davis County jail; cause of death under investigation

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:13pm

Matthew David Lach was arrested Sunday on investigation of domestic violence, intoxication and warrants. He died in custody on Tuesday.

Utah sees single-day record of 10 new COVID-19 deaths reported, 448 new cases

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 14th - 3:58pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 448 from Monday, with 10 new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testing

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 3:33pm

The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems just the way scientists had hoped, researchers report and the shots are ready to begin final testing.

Have You Seen This? Ninja bear is ready for the bearpocalypse. Are you?

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:02pm

Many of you like to get mad at me for my endless warnings about the bearpocalypse, but some day you'll either thank me or rue the day you mocked me.

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