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Concerts, fairs happening around Utah in August

Camilla Stimpson,  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:29am

Here are some family events happening throughout the state for you to attend before school begins.


North Korea fires missile which lands in sea off Japan

Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:21am

North Korea launched a ballistic missile Friday night which flew longer than any of its previous missiles and landed in the ocean off Japan, according to officials from Japan, South Korea and the United States.

Hatch, Lee vote for failed 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:18am

Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee voted in favor of the so-called “skinny repeal” of Obamacare that failed in the U.S. Senate late Thursday.

From Left Field: Slugger chips tooth in celebration; Oregon cuts back on uniform combos

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:04am

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge chips his tooth celebrating a win, Oregon football will have fewer jersey combinations this year, a baseball team loses its manager and two players within one at-bat, and more.


Erin Stewart: Why we need to address the 'mental load' for moms

Erin Stewart, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:52am

When I sat my husband down to vent about why moms do more than dads, I was not prepared for his response.

Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:49am

Wealthy investors say former biotech CEO Martin Shkreli told them he was managing tens of millions of dollars' worth of investments, that they were making double-digit returns and they could withdraw their money at any time.

Jazz's diverse international roster finds home in Salt Lake City

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:47am

The Utah Jazz will once again lead the NBA in the number of international players on their roster, but despite (or perhaps because of) coming from diverse locales, the players seem at home in Salt Lake City.

Police seek missing teenage girl in Gunnison

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:43am

A 17-year-old girl from Gunnison went missing after her work shift Thursday night, the Gunnison Valley police said.

GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:42am

Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling vote that dealt a blow to President Donald Trump.

Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:42am

Russia's Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia on Friday and said it was closing down a U.S. recreational retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia.

Penalty for refusing to get health insurance remains intact

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:28am

Opponents of President Barack Obama's health care law who wanted to get rid of the penalty people were assessed for not having health insurance will have to wait longer for relief after the Senate early Friday defeated the GOP's scaled-back version of legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act. .

Man sentenced for punching officer at Elizabeth Smart event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:01am

An 80-year-old man convicted of battery for punching a police officer who stopped him from approaching kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart with a knife at an Indiana book signing has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

5 of the best new products debuting at Outdoor Retailer Show

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:42am

Outdoor Retailer Show kicked off Wednesday with all sorts of gear and gadgets perfect for outdoors and recreation. It was also the debut for many new products — from water filtration to portable solar panels — destined for shelves or online markets.

Eagle Mountain mayor resigns to take new job

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:21am

After accepting a job with Rocky Mountain Power, Eagle Mountain Mayor Chris Pengra announced his resignation Wednesday evening in an online message to City Council members and Eagle Mountain residents.

Charges filed against ex-probation agent accused of sex with woman he supervised

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:02am

A now former parole agent in Carbon County is facing charges after prosecutors say he had sex with a woman he was supervising in 2015.

Sugar House library basement flooded, thousands of books lost

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:19am

Over 5 feet of water filled the Sprague Branch library Wednesday morning. Thousands of books were damaged, along with the entire interior of the basement.

2 injured in S.L. shooting, possible stabbing

Shara Park  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:59am

Two men were injured in a shooting and possible stabbing in downtown Salt Lake City early Friday morning.

Couple accused of trying to hide newborn's addiction face drug, child endangerment charges

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:41am

An Elk Ridge couple accused of giving their newborn baby drugs in the hospital to keep doctors from realizing she'd been born addicted are facing drug and child abuse charges.

GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate's bid to repeal 'Obamacare'

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:50am

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.

Family discovers dog is alive after thinking she was euthanized

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:43pm

A family took their dog to the vet to be euthanized. Six months later, they saw her on a facebook rescue page, up for adoption.

US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:21pm

The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution.


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