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Must see: Haute looks on display during the Parade of Homes

Daybreak  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:00am

Design changes on a dime, and sometimes it is tough to pull several great ideas together into one space and have it all hang together.

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Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces

Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:42am

President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

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Trump says 'time will tell' fate of attorney general

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:24am

President Donald Trump has cranked up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally. It was an extraordinary public rebuke, and even fellow Republicans pushed back forcefully.

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 armed 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.

Police ID man fatally shot near Pioneer Park

Caitlin Burchill and Linda Williams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:34am

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

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.

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.

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