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Utah startup ranked fastest-growing in state the same day it opens new headquarters

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:47pm

In a serendipitous move, Lehi-based Podium opened brand-new headquarters the same day it was ranked the fastest-growing company in Utah and the 13th fastest in the nation, according to the Inc. 5000 list.

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It's been 50 years since Elvis had his 'Comeback.' Watch the big moment in Utah

Lottie Peterson Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:43pm

My dad left Memphis the day Elvis died.

Utah family sues over Wii console that set their house on fire, burned father and son

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:15pm

A Cedar Hills family who blames a Nintendo Wii console for setting fire to their house that resulted in severe burns to a father and son is suing the video game giant.

Utah girl orders nearly $400 worth of toys off Amazon using mom's account

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 15th - 4:43pm

A Utah girl secretly ordered nearly $400 worth of toys on her mom's Amazon account. Her mom found out the next day when the delivery showed up.

Trial moved for man accused in massive 2017 Utah wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 4:15pm

A Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire last year won't go on trial in a southern Utah county torched by the blaze.

'Hot bench' questions Count My Vote, state lawyers over ballot initiatives

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:31pm

Count My Vote made its case before the Utah Supreme Court for getting on the November election ballot Wednesday after being disqualified because nearly 3,000 residents removed their names from its initiative petitions.

Before and after: The destruction from the Dollar Ridge Fire

Devon Dewey, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:28pm

The Dollar Ridge Fire continues to burn near Strawberry Reservoir and, as of Wednesday afternoon, had burned 68,400 acres and is 90 percent contained.

Receivers making good progress; depth chart coming together for Utah football

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:05pm

Coming into fall camp for the University of Utah, the question surrounding the offense was whether the receiving corps could make a noticeable impact on the season.

Brain regeneration: Your healthy 120-year-old brain

East West Health  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:00pm

How many of us would like to regenerate our brains and extend our youth? Well, advances in stem cell science and therapy are making giant strides toward making this dream a reality.

Lincoln Beach in Spanish Fork closed again due to algal bloom

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:41pm

Lincoln Beach and Marina at Utah Lake has been closed again due to “very high” levels of cyanobacteria found in the water, officials said Wednesday.

Charges: Man sexually abused 2 girls getting snow cones

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:18pm

A Taylorsville man was charged this week with sexually abusing two children while they were out on a walk to get snow cones.

5 issues that will affect the 2018 midterm elections

Kurt Manwaring, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:01pm

The 2018 midterm elections will be affected by a number of issues, including the Russia investigation, a possible government shutdown, a Supreme Court nominee and more.

Body of hero firefighter returning to Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:46pm

The body of a fallen Utah firefighter killed in the line of duty in California will be returned to Utah Wednesday evening.

Have You Seen This? Darth Vader’s Hogwarts

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

"Potter, I am your father."

Coal Hollow Fire now estimated to have burned 25K acres; public meeting scheduled

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:06pm

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to allow people to ask questions about the Coal Hollow Fire in southeast Utah county.

Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:02pm

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official.

Victim's family seeks 'second chance' for man who killed girlfriend in 1997

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:16pm

It's been 20 years since Milo R. Simper shot his girlfriend, Libby Fowler, killing her and her unborn child.

Man injured in Midvale officer-involved shooting after stabbing officer with screwdriver

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:03pm

A Salt Lake City man was shot in the torso after he stabbed a police officer with a screwdriver in Midvale early Wednesday morning, officials said.

How to design a school in the era of mass shootings

Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:25am

For school designers and architects, the current debate about how to make schools safer focuses too much on add-on measures.

BYU grad's exercise invention explodes on Kickstarter

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:01am

It started with a problem. Ethan and Kinsee Abbott were poor newlywed college students, and Ethan wanted a place to work out.

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