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Private messaging apps undermine state public record laws

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:09am

One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

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Lawmakers reject Trump claim that records confirm misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:55am

President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts that approved the warrant. But lawmakers from both parties say the documents don't show wrongdoing.

Utah special legislative session not considering school safety bills

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:33am

The Utah State Legislature held a special session focused on taxes and the Inland Port, but they did not look at any bills dealing with one of our state’s and our nation’s most pressing issues: school safety amidst continued gun violence.

Red Cross warns of blood shortage and urgently needs donors

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:39am

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donations to address a critical blood shortage nationwide.

Real Salt Lake draws lowly Colorado 2-2 in Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:33pm

Damir Kreilach and Joao Plata each scored a first-half goal before Real Salt Lake settled for a 2-2 draw with Colorado in the second leg of the Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry series Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Ogden police investigating infant boy's death as homicide; person of interest located

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:21pm

Police are now investigating the suspicious death of an infant found Friday as a homicide, and they have located and are questioning a person of interest in the case, officials said.

Regents give Snow College OK to pursue student housing in Richfield

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:03pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday authorized Snow College to participate in a public-private partnership to develop 100 units of student housing on its Richfield campus.

1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

Christopher Weber and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:01pm

A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of people hostage for about three hours Saturday before handcuffing himself and surrendering to police.

S. Idaho charter school OKs employee request to carry gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:35pm

Officials at a south-central Idaho charter school have approved allowing a school employee to carry a concealed firearm on campus.

Search for missing man in Uinta Mountains continues

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

Community members on Saturday searched for Ray Humpherys, 66, who did not return to his campsite in the Uinta Mountains on Wednesday evening.

ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.

Utah wildfire updates: 9 fires continue burning across the state

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:00pm

Nine active wildfires continued burning across the state Saturday, according to Utah wildfire officials.

CFB Preview: BYU trying to bounce back from 4-9 nightmare season

KSL Sports  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:33pm

BYU is coming off its worst season since 1955, but change is in sight for the Cougar football program that went 4-9 a year ago. A new season is on the horizon.

DUP to host Pioneer Day celebration in American Fork

KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:27pm

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers will host a Pioneer Day celebration on July 24, from 1-5 p.m., at Robinson Park, 100 E Main, in American Fork.

Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:09pm

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 6:31pm

With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community.

Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

Margaret Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 6:29pm

"Grab the baby!"

Scam calls hit Rocky Mountain Power customers

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:42pm

Rocky Mountain Power is warning business customers to be on the lookout for scammers.

Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks; Finau goes par on moving day

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:08pm

Jordan Spieth set the tone pulling driver on the 396-yard opening hole and sending it bouncing and rolling to 10 feet for eagle. Moments later, Tiger Woods sent the gallery into a frenzy with three straight birdies to get into contention at a major for the first time in five years.

The best Emmy-nominated TV episodes you can watch right now

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:33pm

Want to catch up and stay in the conversation about this year's Emmy nominations? Watch these excellent episodes of the nominated shows before September!

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Millennials say they want to retire by 61. They just don’t have the money to do it

Herb Scribner, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:53pm

Millennials want to retire pretty early, but they don’t have the money to do it.

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