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Salt Lake City program aims to reconnect residents cut off from internet, computers by pandemic

Daedan Olander, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 6:26pm

Among the hardships Utahns are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, a lack of internet access or computer ownership can easily be lost in the shuffle.

After a month in Orlando, Jazz and the NBA have discovered bubble life isn't all that bad

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 5:32pm

All things considered, it’s been a successful first month in the NBA bubble.

I-80 reopens as crews continue to fight Parleys Fire; 5% contained

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 5:16pm

Both directions of I-80 reopened Friday about 5 p.m. after being closed since 9 a.m., as crews continued fighting a wildfire that began in Parleys Canyon on Thursday evening. Two exits remained closed.

Henry-Cole out; Allgeier, Ropati in: A look inside the BYU running back room

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 4:38pm

Lopini Katoa was coming off his most productive season in a Cougar uniform in 2019, when the American Fork product ran for 358 yards and four touchdowns while adding another 288 receiving yards and a score.

Wildfire Updates: Parleys Fire 5% contained

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Aug 7th - 4:23pm

Here is the latest information on wildfires burning around the state of Utah.

Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 4:16pm

A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus.

Utah County man facing numerous odometer fraud cases is charged again

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 4:06pm

A man who has several pending cases on charges of changing the odometers of vehicles and selling them has been charged yet again.

Have You Seen This? Monkey could not be more excited about his new water bottle

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 7th - 3:04pm

I'm trying to remember the last time I was this excited to get something. Well, something that wasn't a chalupa.

Rest day: Jazz fall to Spurs as Utah's starters get some rest

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 2:57pm

Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert and Royce O'Neale all sat out Friday. The game went about as you'd expect.

Body found near Douglas Street Trailhead in Ogden

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 2:39pm

The man’s body was found in a rocky area and foul play wasn’t suspected in the investigation, authorities said.

UTA set to restore many transit services, seeks changes to fare structure

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 2:33pm

The Utah Transit Authority is restoring some transit frequency as it continues to move along amid significant drops in ridership created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus updates: 460 cases, 5 deaths; state Sen. Deidre Henderson presumed positive

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Aug 7th - 2:25pm

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

GOP candidate for lt. governor in Utah says she’s showing symptoms of COVID-19

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 2:04pm

Utah’s Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, state Sen. Deidre Henderson of Spanish Fork, announced Friday on Twitter that she believes she has contracted COVID-19.

US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has weakened

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 1:50pm

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus has weakened hiring and the economic rebound.

460 more COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in Utah Friday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 1:29pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 460 from Thursday, with five more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Woman who kidnapped West Valley teen to settle his mom’s drug debt headed to prison

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 12:47pm

An Arizona woman who helped drug traffickers kidnap a 17-year-old boy from his mother’s Utah business while trying to collect a heroin debt from her is headed to federal prison.

Mike Lee, Bernie Sanders join forces to stop Trump move to allow weapons sales

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 12:21pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are working together to blunt a Trump administration move to allow the sale of some types of military weapons to other countries.

'Tip Your Server' campaign raises more than $650K for local service workers

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 11:48am

A Salt Lake City campaign to aid beleaguered service-industry workers has raised more than $650,000 in total, organizers announced this week.

Salt Lake man shot at teen and his friends 13 times, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 11:26am

Police have arrested a Salt Lake man in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in July.

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