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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.

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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.

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.

Last-ditch virus aid talks underway; Trump team at Capitol

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 1:54pm

Democratic leaders launched a last-ditch effort to revive collapsing Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money, summoning Trump administration negotiators to the Capitol on Friday in hopes of generating progress.

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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Are two-parent households being penalized by the government?

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 7th - 11:05am

Children raised in homes where their parents are happily married are more likely to do well across a wide swath of measures, from academic achievement to less criminal activity to future prosperity and good health.

Gephardt: Woman loses $300 trying to help a friend in COVID crisis

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 7th - 10:58am

If a good friend asked you for a small favor, you’d likely agree to help. But a Salt Lake City woman is kicking herself for doing just that after she ended up helping a crook instead.

I-80 expected to be closed for 12 hours Friday as crews continue fighting Parleys Fire

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 10:24am

Fire officials are expecting I-80 to be closed for at least 12 hours Friday as crews continue fighting a blaze that began in Parleys Canyon on Thursday evening.

Wildfire Updates: Upper Provo Fire in Uinta Mountains now 44% contained

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 7th - 10:22am

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

Hasbro is removing Trolls doll from stores amid complaints that button is inappropriately placed

Alicia Lee, CNN  |  Updated Aug 7th - 10:08am

Hasbro says it is pulling a Trolls doll from store shelves after a petition with over 150,000 signatures accused the toymaker of promoting child abuse by placing a button on the doll's "private area under her skirt."

Weber State, SUU football put on hold as Big Sky postpones fall season to spring

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 10:06am

There will be no football at Weber State or SUU this fall, as Big Sky Conference presidents voted to move the season to spring, conference officials announced Friday morning.

Utah State University employee charged with stealing computer parts

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 10:02am

A Utah State University employee accused of stealing computer hardware from the school was charged Thursday.

Amazon to help Utah train 5,000 students for cloud careers

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 7th - 9:37am

Utah is teaming up with Amazon to train and certify students for in-demand careers in cloud computing.

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