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The Latest: Horseback officers break up scuffle in Dallas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 8:12pm

The Latest on a conservative rally and counterdemonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):

'War is not the answer': Utah activists protest Trump's threats against North Korea

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 7:59pm

Carrying signs that read "War is not the answer" and "stop Trump's insanity," about two dozen activists gathered at the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump and threats of war with North Korea.

Few teacher vacancies at Wasatch Front schools after critical teacher shortage

Nadine Wimmer  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 7:22pm

Kids around the Wasatch Front get to go back to school with most teacher posts at schools filled. But a critical teacher shortage had many school districts concerned.

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 6:52pm

A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect fired at them during a scuffle while they were on patrol. The suspect was later arrested at a bar.

Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly

Brady McCombs - Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 6:21pm

Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years.

Law firm serving Navajo Nation closing 3 offices

Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 5:25pm

A law firm that for years has provided free legal services to low-income people in the Southwest and won groundbreaking cases for Native Americans is closing three of its nine offices.

100 years and counting: Governor honors Utah's 'most exclusive club'

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 4:38pm

Utah residents who are 100 years and older were honored by Gov. Gary Herbert at the 31st Centenarian Celebration on Thursday.

British family hoping to bring ill toddler to Utah for treatment

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 4:00pm

A family in the United Kingdom is fighting to bring their 14-month-old to Utah for diagnosis and treatment.

2 troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 3:31pm

A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.

Spain attacks: Police hunt Barcelona driver, probe suspected bomb factory

Laura Smith-Spark, Isa Soares and Mariano Castillo, CNN  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 3:00pm

An international manhunt was underway Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people in Barcelona as police probed the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory for clues to the cell behind this week's two terror attacks in Spain.

Flight simulation helps autistic children handle airport stress

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 2:49pm

Utah families who have children with autism practiced boarding a jet during a Delta flight simulation at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Thursday.

Utah football notes: Tyrone Smith out with season-ending ankle injury; depth chart almost settled

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 2:24pm

Utah concluded its fall camp Saturday with a light scrimmage and the announcement of a season-ending injury for corner Tyrone Smith.

Have You Seen This? Howling on anesthesia

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 2:02pm

This husky has the post-op blues and has a hard time communicating them while still recovering from the anesthesia.

Idaho's largest wildfires burning in wilderness areas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 12:58pm

Idaho's two largest wildfires are burning mostly in wilderness areas.

College student refugees placed in careers with new program

Ashley Stilson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 12:15pm

Young adult refugees sometimes struggle finding jobs after earning college degrees. A new initiative, One Refugee, will help student refugees find careers after graduation.


The 10 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in Salt Lake and Utah counties

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 11:25am

Walking can be risky business, according to the organization Zero Fatalities, which compiled a list of the 10 intersections in Salt Lake and Utah counties with the most auto-pedestrian crashes from 2010 to 2016.

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 11:03am

In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction," the White House announced Saturday.

Food, music and decoration ideas for the perfect Eclipse party

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 10:20am

Whether traveling or staying local, there are plenty of things you can take to create the perfect eclipse party.

Police searching Uintas for missing Vernal man

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 9:45am

Police are searching Saturday morning for a Vernal man who has been missing since Monday.

Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 8:20am

Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.

Weekend tech deals: A movie a day for $10/month, laptop for school and more

Techbargains  |  Posted   Aug 19th - 8:00am

Act fast as stock is limited and these discounts will not last.


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