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Utah's solar system ambassador getting top NASA award

08/09/2014 9:08am
Patrick Wiggins, of Stansbury Park, is getting NASA's Distinguished Public Service Medal, which is the highest award the space agency gives to civilians.

5 new products to check out from the Outdoor Retailer expo

08/09/2014 9:31am
The annual Outdoor Retailer Summer Market expo was held in Salt Lake City from Wednesday to Saturday and several new products were unveiled. In case you weren't able to attend, here are five types of outdoor gear to check out now or when they launch in 2015.

'New' Utah State offensive line not short on leadership

08/09/2014 10:29am
This year's Aggie squad has high expectations, starting with Heisman Trophy contender and Davey O'Brien watch list nominee Chuckie Keeton at quarterback. That won't stop them from believing they can reach them.

Man arrested after winning doughnut-eating contest at police event

08/09/2014 11:14am
A North Carolina man celebrated out-eating some police officers, only to find out that he couldn't outrun them.

Fewer Americans traveling during summer

08/09/2014 12:01pm
Three out of four Americans don't use all of their vacation time. And even on vacation, 61 percent admit to doing some work. So what's keeping us in the office? For some, it's fear stemming from economic uncertainties

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

08/09/2014 12:25pm
The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus."

The richest American per state

08/09/2014 12:51pm
The least wealthy person on this list is worth $500 million. The website Movoto created a map listing the richest person living within each U.S. state.

Taysom Hill looks to become BYU’s next great QB

08/09/2014 1:51pm
The Cougars signal caller says he's not feeling the pressure.

11 cards issued in Utah cannabis oil program

08/09/2014 3:03pm
Utah issued nearly a dozen registration cards in the first month of its limited medical marijuana program that allows those with severe epilepsy to possess cannabis extract oil.

The 'Orrin Hatch Federal Courthouse'? Rep. Stewart likes the name

08/09/2014 5:32pm
Officials dedicated Utah's new, unnamed federal courthouse this week, but Rep. Chris Stewart has an idea whose name he'd like to see on the building.

Girl run over while sunbathing in driveway, police say

08/09/2014 5:42pm
A 15-year-old girl was sunbathing in the driveway of a Syracuse home Friday evening when a family member backed a truck out of the garage and ran her over, police say.

Water advisory expected to be lifted for all Clinton residents

08/09/2014 5:50pm
Davis County Health Department officials lifted a water advisory for residents who live east of 2000 West and those in the area south of 1800 North following good chlorine-level tests.

Obama offers no time limit on Iraq military action

08/09/2014 6:02pm
President Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America's renewed military involvement in Iraq, saying he doesn't think "we are going to solve this problem in weeks" as the country struggles to form a new government.

Thousands from Iraq minority flee to Syria

08/09/2014 7:39pm
With shocked, sunburnt faces, men, women and children in dirt-caked clothes limped into a camp for displaced Iraqis, finding safety after harsh days of hiding on a blazing mountaintop after fleeing from the extremist Islamic State group.

Man arrested in Cedar City hit-and-run

08/09/2014 8:31pm
Police have arrested a man they say was involved in a hit-and-run accident Thursday morning in Cedar City. The pedestrian who was hit was flown to a hospital in critical condition.

Washington teenager arrested in 6-year-old's death

08/09/2014 9:51pm
A 17-year-old was arrested Saturday in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the Washington state mobile home park she vanished from last weekend, authorities said.

White students to no longer be majority at school

08/09/2014 9:57pm
For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

Politicians square off in 'friendly rivalry' at SLCO demolition derby

08/09/2014 10:28pm
In a political showdown for the ages, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams took on Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox in the Dog Days of Summer Demolition Derby Saturday during the Salt Lake County Fair.

Sex offender wanted in Utah arrested in California

08/09/2014 11:01pm
Authorities on California's Central Coast have arrested a man wanted in Utah for the last two years for alleged sexual abuse of a child.

Firefighters douse Logan house fire, save 5 reptiles

08/09/2014 11:02pm
Firefighters put out a house fire in Logan Saturday evening and saved five pet reptiles in the process.

NTSB: Weather a factor in crash that killed Clinton brothers

08/09/2014 11:28pm
A preliminary report from the National Transportation and Safety Board on the airplane crash that claimed the lives of two brothers from Clinton last month indicated that weather conditions were a factor in the crash.