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Primary ballots on their way to Utah mailboxes

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03am

Hundreds of thousands of ballots will be hitting Utahn's mailboxes this week ahead of the Aug. 15 primary.

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Man dead after shooting near Pioneer Park

Caitlin Burchill and Linda Williams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:31am

Police have identified a man killed in a shooting Wednesday morning, the second incident in just 24 hours blocks away from the homeless shelter.

As Senate takes up repeal bill, health care advocates rally in SL

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:26am

As senators in Washington, D.C., voted on a Republican proposal to replace Obamacare Tuesday evening, advocates in Salt Lake City rallied against federal legislation to repeal the law.

20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:21pm

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. For many, the donation doesn't come soon enough, but sometimes people connect in a way they never expected.

Nevada couple seeks help finding lost dog in Salt Lake County

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:20pm

For nearly a month, a Nevada couple has called Utah home, refusing to leave because of something they lost here. Their dog ran away while out on a walk in Sandy, and they are determined to find her.

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:21pm

Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive "yes" vote.

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:11pm

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

New Fairpark arena needs $761K in heating, ventilation, other amenities

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:10pm

The Utah State Fairpark enjoyed a number of July events with the completion of its new arena, but has found a number of missing amenities, like bathroom heating and adequate ventilation for concession stands.

Lee no longer a holdout on health care — at least for now

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:06pm

After being a holdout on the Senate's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, cast a deciding vote Tuesday in favor of going forward with debate.

Duchesne mom sues sheriff after her autistic son, 13, was thrown to ground

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:04pm

The Duchesne County Sheriff's Office has released bodycam footage of an April incident involving an autistic boy. The boy's mother has sued to force training for officers, but the department says it already had scheduled such an information session.

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:41pm

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the American ship for provoking the situation.

Yes, you can buy happiness — if you spend it to save time

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:33pm

Yes, you can buy happiness — especially if the money saves you time.

House decisively passes sanctions bill curbing Trump's power

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:08pm

Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.

Community group hopes to improve quality of life for central Ogden

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:31pm

A partnership of several community entities is working to improve housing, education and healthcare for people living near the center of Ogden.

Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:30pm

The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.

Gov. Gary Herbert endorses Provo Mayor John Curtis in 3rd District race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:28pm

Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Provo Mayor John Curtis over two other Republicans in next month's primary election in the 3rd Congressional District race.

Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:11pm

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering last year, according to people familiar with the closed-door interview.

Construction to cause delays in Salt Lake City, Ogden

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:04pm

Motorists in Salt Lake City and Ogden should expect delays beginning Tuesday night due to bridge repairs, Utah Department of Transportation officials said.

Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:57pm

Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decadeslong legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws.

KUTV anchor Shauna Lake pleads guilty to impaired driving

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:13pm

KUTV news anchor Shauna Lake resolved a DUI case against her in court Tuesday afternoon.

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