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Utah's Andy Ludwig bringing the 'fun' to offense

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:21pm

The program may be on its eighth offensive coordinator in Kyle Whittingham’s tenure as head coach, but there’s been little talk in Utah’s fall camp of the struggle it takes to adjust to a new offensive scheme.

Fewer grizzly bears were euthanized at Yellowstone this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:23pm

Wildlife officials say fewer grizzly bears have been euthanized this year in Yellowstone National Park compared to previous years.

Major players shaping troubled Afghanistan's future

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:57pm

Saturday night's devastating attack on a wedding in Afghanistan's capital comes amid huge uncertainty about the country's future. The United States and the Taliban say they are nearing a deal to end America's longest conflict, one that has lasted a generation and left tens of thousands dead. The U.S.-Taliban talks have sidelined the government in Kabul, which is increasingly frustrated.

Study: Seeing how sun exposure damages skin could prompt people to use protection

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:32pm

Melanoma is on the rise, and it is no secret that Utahns are particularly at risk.

Nearly 4 tons of weed was discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

Amanda Jackson and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:35pm

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the US proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly 4 tons of marijuana hidden in the cargo.

Parents of toddler who died from ingesting heroin seek parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:01pm

While their versions of what transpired were slightly different, both Casey Joseph Cormani and Cassandra Leydsman Richards agree about one thing when it comes to drug use and their daughter.

Refugee family from Congo falls to its knees at first glimpse of new ‘Extreme Makeover’ home

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 2:36pm

At first glimpse of her family’s new home, Anifah Barobi was so overcome with emotion she fell to her knees and rolled on the hot pavement on 22nd Street late Thursday afternoon.

Rise in Utah women in STEM, still less than US average

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:25pm

More women in Utah are earning STEM-related degrees, but experts say completion rates are still behind the national average, a report said.

Have You Seen This? I ain’t afraid of no squirrel

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:15pm

Cute or not, dead or not, be afraid. Be very afraid.

Farmers say Trump's trade war hurts them, but WH trade adviser defends President's strategy

Kate Sullivan, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:45am

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro defended President Donald Trump's commitment to American farmers on Sunday, as some farmers say the U.S. trade war with China directly hurts them.

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Invasion of the drones: Utah is on the leading edge

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:34am

The huge plume of nitrogen gas appears as an otherworldy deep purple cloud on the screen of the drone operator’s remote control console.

81-year-old facing voyeurism charges after parents say he crashed a wedding and took pictures of children

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:23am

An 81-year-old man is facing charges for voyeurism against a child and criminal trespass after parents at a wedding say he crashed the celebration and took inappropriate pictures of their children.

Video shows battle between bald eagle and large muskie in Minnesota

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:20am

Muskies are often referred to as the "fish of 10,000 casts" due to their uncanny ability to evade anglers. But what happens when a bald eagle sinks its talons into one?

15 million children don't have money for school supplies. Here's how you can help them

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:45am

Going back to school can be scary for kids, especially for 15 million children in the U.S. who are living in extreme poverty.

Boil order lifted in Soldier Hollow Complex

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:21am

The boil order issued for Soldier Hollow Complex was lifted Saturday after water test results showed no sign of E. coli contamination, officials said.

Utah man hit by tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:43am

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek early Sunday.

Motorcyclist in 'extremely critical condition' after Vernal crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:48am

A motorcyclist is in "extremely critical condition" after crashing into a bike rack on the back of a vehicle near Vernal Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Vela, 10-man LAFC pull away from 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 in battle of west's best

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:45pm

Carlos Vela converted a penalty kick just after the hour-mark, and 10-man Los Angeles FC went on to beat 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Pets find homes with reduced or waived adoption fees for 'Clear the Shelters'

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:39pm

More than 1,400 shelters across the country came together Saturday to help thousands of adoptable animals find loving families.

Utah has a lot of willing organ donors, but it’s still not enough

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:35pm

One-hundred-twelve Utahns saved the lives of at least as many other people already this year because, upon their deaths, they were registered organ donors.

QUIZ: Solve this quick mystery for the chance to win a prize!

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:00pm

A Utah company is gaining recognition for its family-friendly mystery box subscriptions. Take this quiz for a sample of the fun and you could win a $100 gift card or one of the firm's mystery boxes.