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Utah tops in job growth in US, jobless rate flat in August at 3.1 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:13pm

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat from the prior month, registering at 3.1 percent in August — No. 13 in the U.S. Nationally, the jobless rate was also stable from the previous month registering at at 3.9 percent.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these 5 movies

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:12pm

To help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, here are five movies that are all-time classics in the Hispanic community — not to mention, helped teach others about nuestra cultura.

Have You Seen This? This man is an air drum legend

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:48pm

Some people play the guitar, others sing and some tickle the keys, but only a select few can play the air drums to perfection.

No charges for officer who fatally shot man, but D.A. says questions remain because cop won't talk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm

A West Valley police officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old man holding a screwdriver inside a garage will not be criminally prosecuted.

AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:01pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with exchanges at the time. But one person who was present said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic.

What parents need to know about 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:54pm

Here’s what parents need to know before taking their kids to “The House with a Clock in Its Walls.”

Baby love: Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes newest addition

KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:14pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo on Friday introduced it's newest addition — Georgetta the giraffe. The 150-pound bundle of joy was born at 3:33 a.m. Monday.

Fire updates: Visualization shows exactly how Pole Creek Fire grew

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm

A new visualization Friday that shows how the Pole Creek Fire grew since it sparked by lightning Sept. 6.

One week later, evacuated assisted care facility owner wonders how much longer

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:48pm

Of all the weeks Chris Hermansen has worked in his life, this past one just might be his toughest yet. He’s the owner of the Elk Ridge Assisted Living facility in Utah County.

Man charged in Ogden shooting arrested; 2 others remain at large

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm

One of three men charged in connection with a shooting at a club that injured three people earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, while two others remain at large.

Breaking down Utah's abundance of dropped passes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:51am

Fall camp at the University of Utah was a bit deceiving to all that were invited to watch practice. Receivers made big-time plays and caught nearly everything that came their way with ease.

Ivins residents prepare for extensive fight against planned 113-acre resort

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:16am

Ivins residents like Chris Haddad and Regina Roper moved to the small Southern Utah city to enjoy the peaceful vistas and starry skies, but as of late, they’re fighting a proposed resort with over 100 total buildings, including two hotels and many rental homes that they say would threaten their quiet way of life.

Senators call for audit of DSU as ‘concerned faculty’ seek investigation into violation of academic freedom

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:00am

Faculty at DSU and a group of Utah state senators are seeking an investigation into the school’s administration for the termination of tenured professors.

'I just want a chance': Man sentenced to prison for 1999 murder seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:47am

Jeremy Edwin Richards says he'll serve whatever time the Board of Pardons and Parole decides is best. But Richards believes after 19 years in the Utah State Prison, he has changed and is ready to be a productive member of society again.

Man accused of getting near Old Faithful arrested in chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:31am

A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park faces additional charges after a police chase in Wyoming's capital city.

KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:13am

Here are the games for Week 4: No. 10 Penn State at Illinois (Friday), No. 25 BYU vs. McNeese State, No. 14 Mississippi State at Kentucky, No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon, and Utah State vs. Air Force.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:05am

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he is providing "critical information" as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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Church says boys, girls camps to stay part of Latter-day Saint youth programs when Scouts goes away

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:49am

Don't worry, all you outdoorsy types, just because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is eliminating Boy Scouts doesn't mean camping will disappear as it overhauls its youth programs for both young men and young women.

GOP to Kavanaugh accuser: Reach deal or panel votes Monday

Alan Fram and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:29am

The Senate Judiciary Chairman on Friday rejected key conditions that Brett Kavanaugh's accuser wants if she is to testify about her claim of sexual assault, and said his panel would vote Monday on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination without an agreement.

Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:00am

The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month.

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