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Gov. Gary Herbert endorses Provo Mayor John Curtis in 3rd District race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:28pm

Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Provo Mayor John Curtis over two other Republicans in next month's primary election in the 3rd Congressional District race.

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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:11pm

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

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Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:11pm

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering last year, according to people familiar with the closed-door interview.

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Construction to cause delays in Salt Lake City, Ogden

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:04pm

Motorists in Salt Lake City and Ogden should expect delays beginning Tuesday night due to bridge repairs, Utah Department of Transportation officials said.

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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:57pm

Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decadeslong legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws.

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Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:51pm

Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive "yes" vote.

KUTV anchor Shauna Lake pleads guilty to impaired driving

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:13pm

KUTV news anchor Shauna Lake resolved a DUI case against her in court Tuesday afternoon.

Trump shows the Boy Scouts how to start a political fire

John Raby and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:17pm

No knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scout gathering.

Utah consumer confidence high in July

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:09pm

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index for July held steady this month, declining 1.0 point to register at 114.2. Consumer confidence in Utah has remained above 110 since last July. The national Consumer Confidence Index registered at 121.1.

User submitted: The difference a year makes for water level at Bear Lake

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:01pm

This week's gallery includes drone footage comparing aerial views of Bear Lake from 2016 to 2017, as well as photos of wildfires, flooding, sunsets and Pioneer Day celebrations.

Charlie Gard's parents ask court to let him die at home

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:41pm

Charlie Gard's parents know their treasured son is about to die. They have one final wish — to take him home, put him to bed and kiss him goodbye.

Report: Utah home-birth rate double national average

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:20pm

A new report shows Utah women are choosing home birth at a rate double the national average, and those moms tend to be older and have more education.

5 easy ways to keep your lawn green in the Utah heat

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:00pm

If you need specific help coming up with an individualized irrigation schedule or want an assessment on your system, sign up for a free water check at slowtheflow.org.

St. George home flooded by vandals

Mary Richards  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

A home for sale was heavily damaged by water after someone dragged in garden hoses, turned on all the faucets and left the water running throughout the house.

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:11pm

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the American ship for provoking the situation.

SLC band Cinders killing crowds with kindness

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:01pm

The world is filled with sad songs and angry songs and heartbreak songs. So Salt Lake City six-piece band Cinders decided to tap into another emotion on their debut album: joy. Cinders is playing its next Salt Lake City show at Beehive Social Club.

Have You Seen This? Utah baby experiences pure joy at her 1st rodeo

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:15pm

One-year-old Ila experienced pure joy at the Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo last week, and the video is absolutely adorable.

Teen's vandalism leaves $200K in damage, police say

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Shara Park  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:15pm

Police used a Taser to arrest a 16-year-old boy who they say vandalized several stores in West Jordan early Tuesday.

2 killed in head-on crash in Duchesne County identified

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:02pm

Two people were killed and a 12-year-old girl was injured in a head-on crash in eastern Utah on Sunday.

How to earn a living on an endless road trip

Monique Serbu, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:59am

How do you earn a living if you’re always traveling? It’s possible to live completely on the road and still earn enough money to cover your expenses — and have a little fun, too — thanks largely to ever-present access to the internet.

E-documents: How they work and why you should use them

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:52am

Electronic signatures were given the same legal standing as handwritten ones 17 years ago. So here's the lowdown on e-documents and why you should be using them.

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