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Senate GOP consider a 'skinny' version of health care bill

Stephen Ohlemacher and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:09pm

Republican senators were looking to go skinny Wednesday as they struggled to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law.

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BYU's retirement of No. 6 jersey bittersweet for Dye family

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:53pm

During his two seasons at BYU, James Dye carved out a piece of Cougar football history with his electrifying punt and kickoff returns.

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Trump again rips attorney general but may want him to stay

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:52pm

President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Jeff Sessions on Wednesday even as the White House suggested that the attorney general should just press ahead with doing his job.

Jewell bashes Trump administration over monument review

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:50pm

At the opening of the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell lamented the Trump administration's monument review, saying the new U.S. president should be looking at creating monuments, not dismantling them.

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Police: Man shot, killed in Pioneer Park

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

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

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Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:41pm

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

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Arizona man gets 68 years in Bundy ranching standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:23pm

A Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than 68 years in federal prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

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Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:21pm

Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.

Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:43pm

Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.

Ainge calls Curtis 'moderate', says he's 'not telling the real story on the campaign trail'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:22pm

Tanner Ainge, one of three Republicans in next month's 3rd Congressional District primary election, differentiated himself Tuesday from the frontrunner in the race, Provo Mayor John Curtis.

Man in critical condition after being shocked by Murray power line

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:08pm

A man is in critical condition after being shocked during an industrial accident by a power line Wednesday morning, according to Murray City police officer Kenny Bass.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah have own set of concerns

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:56am

BYU and Utah begin football practice this week with high goals. Both the Cougars and the Utes believe they are capable of putting together fantastic seasons, but each has questions that need to be answered before the year ends.

FBI investigating death of Utah woman on Alaskan cruise ship

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:31am

The FBI and Alaska police are investigating a Utah woman’s death after a domestic dispute on an Alaskan cruise ship Tuesday night, officials said.

Koch group contract offers 'in-kind services' to U. for guest speakers, curriculum, textbooks

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:19am

The University of Utah's new quantitative analysis institute could in the future accept "in-kind services" from the Charles Koch Foundation, according to the two organizations' gift agreement finalized Monday.

Police: Woman hears footsteps, learns man living in attic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:04am

A woman in Virginia who heard noises in her home in the middle of the night soon learned that a man was living in her attic.

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:22am

At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.

Eagle Mountain neighbors fear man camping in ravine is watching, photographing them

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:14am

Homeowners expressed fears Tuesday about a man with camera equipment they say had been camping out in a ravine between their homes and a golf course.

Utah picked to finish 2nd in South in Pac-12 preseason media poll

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:41am

The University of Utah football program was picked to finish second in South in the Pac-12 preseason media poll Wednesday.

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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