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Police ID victim of Sardine Canyon crash

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:07pm

Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash that took place near the intersection of U.S. 89 and State Route 101 on Wednesday.

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Sessions not stepping down unless asked

Sadie Gurman and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

His loyalty to the boss severely tested but seemingly intact, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will stay in the job for as long as President Donald Trump wants him to serve.

Friends mourn couples killed in I-15 plane crash as generous, inspirational

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:09pm

A day after a shocking plane crash killed two Weber County couples, friends remembered them as unfailingly generous, deeply spiritual and committed to their children.

39 lives lost in Utah plane crashes in last 5 years; I-15 crash most deadly

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:57pm

Commuters and passers-by alike were shocked when a small plane crashed down onto I-15 in Riverdale Wednesday, killing two Weber County couples aboard the aircraft and making the crash the deadliest Utah has seen in five years.

Republicans strain for modest 'skinny' redo of 'Obamacare'

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:41pm

Battered by repeated failures to repeal or replace "Obamacare," Senate GOP leaders retreated to a narrow approach Thursday that would undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law. Democrats vowed opposition as the Senate prepared for a bizarre Capitol Hill ritual, a "vote-a-rama" on amendments that promised to last into the wee hours of Friday morning.

Hobby has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Brian Butler is a tripointer.

New places to hike (or bike) in Utah

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:00pm

Adventurers of all ages and abilities can now find even more trails with the expansion of Intermountain Healthcare's Healthy Hikes and Rides website and app.

KSL Indie Report: What to expect with ‘We Love You, Sally Carmichael!’

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:36pm

Christopher Gorham's "We Love You, Sally Carmichael!" is hitting theaters next week, and the KSL Indie Report has your early review.

Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:32pm

Unmoved by President Donald Trump's proclamation-by-Twitter, top Pentagon leaders declared on Thursday they'll allow transgender troops to remain in uniform until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives an authoritative directive to remove them.

Herbert: Goal is to be able to play tennis at Pioneer Park a year from now

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:49pm

Gov. Gary Herbert said he intends to bring state resources to bear on cleaning up the Rio Grande area of its crime and homeless problem, and wants to be able to play tennis at Pioneer Park a year from now. He's also willing to call a special session.

4 great places to river raft in the Flaming Gorge area

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:31pm

If you have been wanting to take a whitewater river rafting trip, here are some good local options.

Have You Seen This? Gang of goats vandalize office

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:15pm

When your shop is vandalized your first thought is that it was probably those no-good youths. But look at the security footage and you might find out it's those no-good goats.

Utahns denounce Trump's ban on transgender troops in US military

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:07pm

Utah Republicans in Washington and local LGBT advocacy groups spoke out against President Donald Trump after the commander in chief declared a ban on transgender troops serving in the U.S. military.

Utah's Purple merges with N.Y. company in $1.1 billion deal

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:50pm

Alpine-based Purple, a company that's made waves in the business of direct-to-customer mattresses, pillows and other comfort products, announced Thursday a tentative merger deal worth $1.1 billion with Global Partner Acquisition Corp.

Jeff Bezos dethrones Bill Gates as world's richest person

Matt Egan, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:27pm

Just over two decades ago Jeff Bezos started selling books online from his garage. Today, the Amazon CEO is the richest person on Earth.

Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:22pm

Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.

Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:49am

Federal officials have given a giant airtanker capable of carrying 19,200 gallons (72,700 liters) approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado.

911 calls show moments after I-15 plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:38am

Calls to the control tower and 911 show the surprise and chaos following a plane crash that killed four people Wednesday afternoon.

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If you've read the book — should you see the play? 'The Book of Mormon' returns to Salt Lake

Elaine Jarvik, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:19am

The raunchy, irrepressible, irreverent, acclaimed, denounced musical lands in Salt Lake City Aug. 1, the second engagement in two years, once again giving Utah Mormons the choice to either stay away or buy a ticket to see what all the fuss is about.

From Left Field: Simone Biles gets a little loopy after wisdom teeth removal

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:00am

American gold medal gymnast Simone Biles got a little loopy after having her wisdom teeth taken out Thursday morning. That, plus two crazy baseball ejections in today's From Left Field.

Wasserman Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:31am

Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan.

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