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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.

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.

Smith’s grocery stores issue recall of cheese dips Staff  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:53pm

Smith’s grocery stores have issued a recall on a number of in-house cheese dips due to fears of salmonella contamination.

Biden’s VP pick 'going to appeal to a lot of Utahns', supporter says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 7:37pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate is expected to attract more support for the Democratic presidential candidate in Utah.

South Salt Lake police looking for possible serial rapist

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:31pm

Police detectives are asking for the public’s help. Since 2016, at least three women have been sexually assaulted by a man who picked them up and gave them rides, said South Salt Lake police spokeswoman Danielle Croyle.

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

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 7:12pm

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.

Skip the doctor's office and get an MRI on your own—for much less

Taylormed Mri  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:00pm

Get straight to the issue of your chronic pain without several trips to the doctor and hospital.

Previous vaccines and masks may hold down COVID-19, some researchers say

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Updated Aug 11th - 6:37pm

As US leaders work to control the spread of coronavirus, researchers across the globe are working to answer the mysteries that remain around infections.

Lehi-based Pattern secures $52M funding round — one of the highest funding rounds for a female-founded company

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 11th - 6:26pm

The Lehi startup Pattern announced a $52 million Series A round of funding on Tuesday.

Why the Jazz appeared to tank — and why it might not matter

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Aug 11th - 5:57pm

If the Jazz are indeed trying to get their preferred playoff matchup, it might be more difficult to obtain than just losing a game.

Wildfire updates: 6400 Fire near Fruitland 100% contained Staff  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:37pm

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

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 4:56pm

It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.

Have You Seen This? Otter jumps onto boat to escape killer whale

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:13pm

Things this video taught me: otter's are smart, orca's are patient and nature be scary.

Pac-12 cancels all fall sports as health experts recommend to stop play

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Aug 11th - 3:36pm

Utah is set to start up its fall camp next Monday and to open up its 2020 football season on the road against the Washington State Cougars in just over a month.

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 3:27pm

Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people.


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