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6 storylines to watch as BYU opens fall camp

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:15am

Fall camp returns to Provo under second-year head coach Kalani Sitake beginning with the Cougars’ first practice Thursday evening. Here are six storylines to watch before the Cougars’ season opener Aug. 26 against Portland State.

Fruit Heights resident fears houses will slide following flood

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:05am

A homeowner in Fruit Heights fears his house may slide after floodwater caused a retaining wall to collapse Wednesday. A lawsuit is already pending over a portion of the wall that collapsed in October.

10-year-old girl boosts summer reading by saving Bookmobile

Nadine Wimmer  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:42am

When October Hamilton writes what she did last summer, she can truthfully say she kept kids in her community reading by saving the Bookmobile.

FBI names Utah woman who died on cruise ship, will announce charges

Becky Bohrer and Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:18am

Federal authorities planned to announce charges Thursday in a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship that led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman. She has been identified as Kristy Manzanares.

Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:03am

Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.

Ogden police searching for suspect in shooting

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:39am

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg Wednesday evening by an acquaintance who fired at his car, and police still are searching for the suspect.

Must see: Haute looks on display during the Parade of Homes

Daybreak  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:00am

Design changes on a dime, and sometimes it is tough to pull several great ideas together into one space and have it all hang together.

Some GOP ballots accidentally sent to unaffiliated voters

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:00am

Utah County Clerk Bryan Thompson said he and his colleagues were seeking to determine how many of the incorrect ballots were sent and had already informed the Lieutenant Governor’s office, which oversees Utah elections, of the problem.

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:42am

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20.

GOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on "Obamacare" repeal

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:40am

They couldn't pass a repeal of "Obamacare," or find the votes for a White House-backed replacement. So now Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would merely undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law.

Utahns denounce Trump's ban on transgender troops in US military

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:01am

Utah Republicans in Washington and local LGBT advocacy groups spoke out against President Donald Trump after the commander in chief declared a ban on transgender troops serving in the U.S. military.

SkyWest announces start date for flight from St. George to LA

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:44am

SkyWest Airlines has announced plans for a new round-trip flight between St. George and Los Angeles this fall.

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:47pm

A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister.

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:32pm

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, hurtling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.

Health officials report 12th case of E. coli in Hildale

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:12pm

There are now 12 confirmed cases of E. Coli in Hildale, Utah health officials reported last week. The E. Coli outbreak started at the beginning of July, and two children have died from contamination.

New MTC buildings in Provo include larger classrooms, outside study space

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:02pm

Kelly Mills knows the Provo Missionary Training Center is not intended as the ultimate destination for the tens of thousands of Mormon missionaries who pass through it each year.

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:42pm

Passengers at all U.S. airports will soon face new measures for screening electronic devices bigger than a cellphone.

Trump again rips attorney general but many want him to stay

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:26pm

Congressional Republicans and influential conservatives rallied around Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of the nation's top law enforcement officer and left his future in doubt.

Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:52pm

Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Exhibitors mixed on Outdoor Retailer moving to Colorado

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:35pm

All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, but for some local companies that have been longtime participants in the Utah's largest annual convention, the realization of finality is starting to sink in.

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