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These people want you to be ashamed of flying. Should you change your vacation plans?

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:28am

A Swedish movement to reduce air travel is getting worldwide attention as the summer vacation season begins. What's the most ethical way to travel, and could 'flight shame' become a thing here?

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

Michael Hill, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:11am

The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.

4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch

Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 8:35am

It was the escalator ride that would change history.

Summer 2019 Outdoor Retailer market to showcase gear, sustainability and recreation in Denver

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 16th - 7:21am

Outdoor Retailer’s June event is getting ready to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season in Denver from June 18-20, and companies are gearing up to show off their latest advancements.

A-Rod and a cloud of defense: Utah Royals move 1 point off lead with 1-0 win over winless Sky Blue

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:11pm

Rodriguez’s 16th-minute goal and the defensive shutout that accompanied it led Utah to their fifth win of the season, 1-0 over league-worst Sky Blue Face in front of an announced crowd of 5,777 fans Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Firefighter battling cancer overwhelmed with support during pancake breakfast

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:33pm

The annual breakfast at Pleasant Grove Fire Station 71 was turned into a fundraiser for one of the department's own, who discovered just after he retired he has cancer. An estimated 4,000 people attended.

Salt Lake City hoping to get water flowing through Liberty Park fountain once again

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:05pm

The Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park was turned off two years ago due to health and safety concerns, and the channels that carried water are dry. But the mayor’s office has a plan to get the water flowing again by next summer.

'Pay it forward' brings together rival high schools in memory of Bear River coach

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:40pm

An anonymous letter containing $100 was sent to a Box Elder Middle School teacher just a day after a high school principal's husband suddenly passed away. Within 24 hours, that money grew to $1,000 to be used in a scholarship.

Utah firm's mystery boxes provide cure for summer boredom

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:00pm

Forget pricey, crowded escape rooms. Instead, experience the world and solve clever puzzles and clues with a mystery box delivered straight to your door every month.

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do'

Linda Deutsch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:20pm

O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:55pm

The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire.

Snowpack, warm temps pose potential flooding problems

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:15pm

The combination of a near-record snowpack over the winter, and stormy, warm weather this spring could lead to severe flooding in Utah.

Have You Seen This? Pizza heroes don’t need capes

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 15th - 5:36pm

A man makes the most casual pizza save maybe ever caught on camera.

Census says more than 60% of US men are fathers

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:59pm

Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.

Utah volunteers build bunk beds for kids in need

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:22pm

During the Bunks Across America event, held by nonprofit Sleep in Heavenly Peace, volunteers set out to build 2,500 bunk beds. At the Lowe's parking lot in Lehi, volunteers started constructing 25 of those bunk beds while the morning sun beat down.

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:03pm

Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center.

Bystanders help police pull man from fiery crash in Utah County

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:38pm

A man survived a fiery car crash after bystanders noticed a problem off the side of the road and decided to act, rushing to help.

World Cup Royal Roundup: Scott's Canada takes shutout from Bowen's New Zealand

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:28pm

In four matches through the first round of group play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, Utah Royals FC players were on the winning side of the result only half the time.

Target registers up and running after widespread outages

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:29pm

Target on Saturday acknowledged guests were "unable to make purchases" for a couple of hours at its stores, as shoppers took to social media to complain that cash registers weren't working.

Utah company starts ‘Uber for hourly jobs’ concept through Bacon app

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:15pm

A Utah company is hooking up local companies with job seekers to fill quick, hourly jobs.

E. Idaho man facing charges following grandmother's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:34pm

Authorities say the recent discovery of a 78-year-old eastern Idaho woman's death five years ago has led to charges against her son-in-law and grandson.

Heavy delays expected for I-80 and I-15 this weekend, UDOT says

Several construction projects will close lanes and roads this weekend. UDOT warns drivers to expect heavy delays in areas.