ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

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SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1. Anti-gun violence group rallies in Utah for solutions to deadly shootings

About 100 people, many sporting bright orange, came together in Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon to remember those killed and injured by gun violence and encourage tougher laws to prevent such deaths.

2. Police arrest 3 in connection with Kearns homicide

Three people were arrested Saturday in connection with a Wednesday shooting that left one man dead and another man injured, police said.

3. Kroger recalls some berries over possible Hepatitis A contamination

Federal officials are warning consumers to avoid certain brands of frozen berries sold at Kroger and other grocery stores over fears of Hepatitis A virus contamination.

4. Salt Lake City mayor's race 2019: Here's everyone who's officially running

Though campaigning began long ago, the official makeup of the Salt Lake City mayor's race is now final.

5. Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short

Utah park officials invited people to a beach on the lake's south end Saturday in an attempt to set the world record for the largest number of people floating together, unassisted, in a line at one time. The lake's high salinity makes it easy to float on the water.

Photo: Jeff Roberson, AP Photo
Photo: Jeff Roberson, AP Photo


1. Bruins force Stanley Cup Game 7 with 5-1 win over Blues

Rask made 28 saves, Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Sunday night to even the bruising, physical final at three games apiece.

2. Jazz bring in more 1st-round prospects as draft draws closer

It was another busy day at Zion’s Bank Basketball Center as the Utah Jazz continue to do the groundwork for the 2019 NBA Draft. And with just a dozen days remaining until draft night, things are beginning to come into focus.

3. World Cup Royal Roundup: Corsie’s Scotland falls to rival England in WWC debut

Six Royals will feature for their respective international squads over the next month, including three from the United States.

4. BYU women add 4 more All-Americans to cap NCAA track and field championships

Brenna Porter, Erica Birk-Jarvis, Whittni Orton and Anna Camp all earned All-American status to lift the BYU women's track and field team to a 25th-place finish at the NCAA national meet Saturday in Austin, Texas.

5. Former All-Star Matt Harvey struggles in Salt Lake City rehab start

Los Angeles Angels pitcher and former MLB All-Star Matt Harvey struggled in his rehab start for the Salt Lake Bees against Round Rock, surrendering 8 runs on 8 hits in 2 2/3 innings at Smith's Ballpark.

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