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'It's all about love': Tabernacle Choir to sing with Morehouse, Spelman glee clubs, again

'It's all about love': Tabernacle Choir to sing with Morehouse, Spelman glee clubs, again

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 17 - 10:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square will join voices with Morehouse and Spelman colleges as well as Adassa and Alex Melecio come autumn.
Get Gephardt helps Utah Hyundai owner seeking reimbursement for overestimated fuel economy

Get Gephardt helps Utah Hyundai owner seeking reimbursement for overestimated fuel economy

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 10:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

A major automaker was accused of saying its cars get better mileage than they really do, and it promised to pay its customers back. But when one Utah customer wasn't paid back, she decided to Get Gephardt.
IRS wants to end tax loophole for the wealthy, raising $50B

IRS wants to end tax loophole for the wealthy, raising $50B

Josh Boak and Fatima Hussein, Associated Press  |  Posted June 17 - 9:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

The IRS plans to end a major tax loophole for wealthy taxpayers that could raise more than $50 billion in revenue over the next decade, the U.S. Treasury Department says.
Utah County search and rescue boat is newest lifesaving tool

Utah County search and rescue boat is newest lifesaving tool

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue has a new tool to save lives on Utah Lake this summer.
African elephants call each other by unique names, new study shows

African elephants call each other by unique names, new study shows

Christina Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 17 - 8:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

New research shows African elephants call each other and respond to individual names, something few wild animals do. The names are part of the elephants' low rumbles that can be heard over long distances across the savanna.
Teton Pass update: Crews moving 'mountains' of dirt to construct detour through landslide region

Teton Pass update: Crews moving 'mountains' of dirt to construct detour through landslide region

David Pace, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 17 - 8:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Crews are making significant progress on an ambitious plan to reconnect two lanes of Wyoming State Highway 22 following the massive Teton Pass landslide on June 8.
Intermountain Health is ranked as the top large health system in the nation by Fortune Magazine

Intermountain Health is ranked as the top large health system in the nation by Fortune Magazine

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted June 17 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

This is Intermountain Health's second consecutive year on the prestigious list — and the first time the health system has been ranked No.1.
37-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting 17-year-old girl at Cedar City hotel

37-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting 17-year-old girl at Cedar City hotel

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted June 17 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 37-year-old Las Vegas man has been arrested on multiple charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after he allegedly admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old girl at a Cedar City hotel in early May.
Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County family is thanking strangers who saved their father's life during a camping trip emergency. 
Surgeon general asks Congress to require social media warning labels, like on cigarettes

Surgeon general asks Congress to require social media warning labels, like on cigarettes

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Posted June 17 - 6:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. surgeon general has called on Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms, similar to those now mandatory on cigarette packaging.
Educators ask if revoking colleges' tax status, taxing endowments would check antisemitism

Educators ask if revoking colleges' tax status, taxing endowments would check antisemitism

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 17 - 6:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

Educators and politicians are asking what Congress or the executive branch could do to check antisemitism on college campuses.
Utah Royals find late winner at Bay FC for 2nd win of season

Utah Royals find late winner at Bay FC for 2nd win of season

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 16 - 11:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Royals got their first road win of the season Sunday in the first meeting against fellow first-year club Bay FC to draw first blood between the two "expansion twins."
'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play at Tony Awards

'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play at Tony Awards

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted June 16 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

"The Outsiders," a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, became the essence of a Broadway insider on Sunday, winning the Tony Award for best new musical on a night when women made strides.
Elder Bednar dedicates Church of Jesus Christ's Layton Utah Temple

Elder Bednar dedicates Church of Jesus Christ's Layton Utah Temple

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 9:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Latter-day Saints gathered Sunday to witness Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicate the Layton Utah Temple.
Little Twist wildfire, southeast of Beaver, is now 2,250 acres in size

Little Twist wildfire, southeast of Beaver, is now 2,250 acres in size

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Updated June 16 - 9:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Little Twist wildfire grew to 2,250 acres Sunday, according to a news release from the Central Utah Fire Interagency.
Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Updated June 16 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A skydiver in Tooele County is in critical condition after hitting a roof on a dive Sunday.
More traffic headaches coming to 2100 South reconstruction project in Sugar House

More traffic headaches coming to 2100 South reconstruction project in Sugar House

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Eastbound 2100 South traffic will be closed from 900 East to 1100 East in Salt Lake City beginning on Monday, as a major project to improve infrastructure continues.
Chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest, Midwest; snow in Rockies

Chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest, Midwest; snow in Rockies

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted June 16 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Extreme weather that ranged from triple digit temperatures in the Southwest to unseasonable cold in the Pacific Northwest was forecast over the U.S. into the early week.
Building on Utah's pioneer-era ties with Iceland

Building on Utah's pioneer-era ties with Iceland

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 8:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the Utah delegation explored the state's potential of using geothermal energy in Iceland, a pioneer-era connection grew the bond between the two.
Rep. Blake Moore endorses Derek Brown for Utah attorney general

Rep. Blake Moore endorses Derek Brown for Utah attorney general

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Blake Moore has endorsed Derek Brown in the Utah attorney general race. Moore is the first member of Utah's House congressional delegation to make an endorsement in the 2024 attorney general primary election.
Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 7:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Half The Story, a movement that teaches teens how to navigate digital spaces, sees potential for change in the Beehive State.
Forget Ozempic and Wegovy — Utahns embracing natural solution to boost GLP-1

Forget Ozempic and Wegovy — Utahns embracing natural solution to boost GLP-1

HLTH Code  |  Posted June 16 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Given the potential side effects of GLP-1 prescription drugs, many Utahns are seeking alternative methods to naturally boost GLP-1 levels in the body.
Sundance offers free film festival screenings to Utah audiences in July

Sundance offers free film festival screenings to Utah audiences in July

Larry D. Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 6:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many associate the Sundance Film Festival with snowy streets, but Utahns will have a chance to see free screenings, including outdoors, in July.
5 juveniles injured in Bangerter Highway crash

5 juveniles injured in Bangerter Highway crash

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five juveniles were hospitalized Sunday morning after crashing through a fence onto Bangerter Highway near 10200 South.
7 ways to enjoy Bryce Canyon as it enters its second century

7 ways to enjoy Bryce Canyon as it enters its second century

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the centennial celebrations of 2023 have passed, there are plenty of great ways to experience the park as it ushers the next 100 years.
Tony Finau's Sunday rally comes up short as DeChambeau wins 2nd US Open title

Tony Finau's Sunday rally comes up short as DeChambeau wins 2nd US Open title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Rose Park native fired his best round of the U.S. Open when the father of five shot 3-under-par 67 to finish tied for third and two shots back of his first major title Sunday at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.
Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

This summer, some sculptures for the future Christ in America Garden in Heber Valley will be shown in Provo, and a benefit concert will be held for the nonprofit building the park.
What to look for in tonight's Tony Awards

What to look for in tonight's Tony Awards

Leigh Gibson for KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 4:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 77th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will air live Sunday evening, from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
Lloyd Newell bids farewell after 34 years of bringing inspiration from the Crossroads of the West

Lloyd Newell bids farewell after 34 years of bringing inspiration from the Crossroads of the West

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

'Music & the Spoken Word,' the world's longest-running broadcast, is in a historic era of transition.
Who do Utah Republicans want to replace Mitt Romney?

Who do Utah Republicans want to replace Mitt Romney?

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 3:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The heavily Republican state of Utah will likely decide its next U.S. senator on June 25 in the hotly contested primary election to replace Sen. Mitt Romney.
Have You Seen This? Snake and man share a scare

Have You Seen This? Snake and man share a scare

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 2:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

This video reminded me of the time I came face to face with a black bear in Alaska.
Why this Latter-day Saint filmmaker says church history has the best stories to tell

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Why this Latter-day Saint filmmaker says church history has the best stories to tell

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 2:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

For T.C. Christensen, telling true stories matters. It's not that he doesn't like fiction films — he thinks many are fantastic — but he thinks when stories are true, "it just ups the ante so much."
Man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old and running over her brother with a car

Man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old and running over her brother with a car

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 1:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday by police for investigation of raping and kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and then running over her brother.
Lessons learned from LaVell Edwards and '100 Years of BYU Football'

Lessons learned from LaVell Edwards and '100 Years of BYU Football'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sometimes the biggest lessons from the game of football come away from the gridiron.
Utah auditor's office creates 'hotline form' for reports of alleged violations of diversity law

Utah auditor's office creates 'hotline form' for reports of alleged violations of diversity law

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 12:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Office of the State Auditor has created a "hotline form" to allow the public to report alleged violations of the state's new law targeting diversity programs at public entities.
This man's Father's Day will be filled with heartfelt meaning

This man's Father's Day will be filled with heartfelt meaning

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 11:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Brody Lambert was a new dad, a young husband and suddenly a very sick man when, at age 24, he learned that what he thought was pneumonia was in reality congestive heart failure.
Salt Lake building fire prompts partial closure of 1700 South to Jordan River

Salt Lake building fire prompts partial closure of 1700 South to Jordan River

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 11:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a large building fire near 1075 W. 1700 South early Sunday.
1 dead, another injured after motorcyclists collide in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

1 dead, another injured after motorcyclists collide in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

One man is dead and another was injured after colliding their motorcycles while traveling Blacksmith Fork Canyon on Saturday.
Farmington neighbors file notice to sue 7 months after sewer flooding

Farmington neighbors file notice to sue 7 months after sewer flooding

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 10:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

A neighborhood in Farmington has been caught between dueling insurance claims after a water park drained its lazy river last November, flooding the sewer system and 11 houses.
Trump challenges Biden to a cognitive test but confuses the name of the doctor who tested him

Trump challenges Biden to a cognitive test but confuses the name of the doctor who tested him

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Updated June 16 - 9:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump has suggested President Joe Biden "should have to take a cognitive test," only to confuse who administered the test to him in the next sentence.
Here's how you can improve your health by stopping negativity and embracing optimism

Here's how you can improve your health by stopping negativity and embracing optimism

Albert Stumm, Associated Press  |  Updated June 16 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Do you tend to see things as glass half full or glass half empty? Researchers found optimists generally maintained better physical functioning as they aged, according to a recent study.
Idaho freedom celebration billed as largest fireworks show west of Mississippi River

Idaho freedom celebration billed as largest fireworks show west of Mississippi River

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 16 - 8:36 a.m.  |  Save Story

The largest fireworks show west of the Mississippi River is returning this year for the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration and organizers says it will "be bigger and better than any other fireworks show in the American West.
No more taking phones from students: Granger High School considering new policy this fall

No more taking phones from students: Granger High School considering new policy this fall

Erin Cox, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 7:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

Teachers at Utah's largest high school are done taking away cellphones from students. They're considering something new in the fall, and if they're successful, other schools might do the same.
Plastics are a worldwide problem, including in national parks

Plastics are a worldwide problem, including in national parks

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

It was nearly 15 years ago that Grand Canyon National Park banned the use of plastic water bottles, which, at the time, made up a a third of the waste generated by visitors.
The Larry H. Miller Company just bought another movie theater

The Larry H. Miller Company just bought another movie theater

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A popular 27-year-old Utah County movie theater will temporarily close for major renovations this summer under new ownership.
Police: Gun-wielding driver tells other driver he is 'justice' in St. George road rage incident

Police: Gun-wielding driver tells other driver he is 'justice' in St. George road rage incident

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted June 15 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Hurricane man was arrested after police say he brandished a gun in the parking lot of a medical complex.
'What am I going to do?': Redwood Swap Meet vendors lament possible property redevelopment

'What am I going to do?': Redwood Swap Meet vendors lament possible property redevelopment

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

As West Valley City officials debate possible redevelopment of the Redwood Swap Meet site, many of the largely immigrant vendors wonder what they'll do if forced out.
Crews rescue 28 people trapped upside down high on Oregon amusement park ride

Crews rescue 28 people trapped upside down high on Oregon amusement park ride

Associated Press  |  Posted June 15 - 8:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Emergency crews have rescued 28 people after they were stuck for about half an hour dangling upside down high on a ride at a century-old amusement park in Oregon.
RSL matches single-season unbeaten streak record with 0-0 draw in Montreal

RSL matches single-season unbeaten streak record with 0-0 draw in Montreal

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 8:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 2024 Real Salt Lake squad has matched the longest unbeaten run in a season by any group in franchise history.
Irrigation pipe fixed after failure that left some Weber County farmers without water for days

Irrigation pipe fixed after failure that left some Weber County farmers without water for days

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 7:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Crews with Ogden City excavated an area at the intersection of Canyon Road and 12th Street after a hole in the ground emerged last Friday.
Utah has an NHL team. Will people go to the games?

Utah has an NHL team. Will people go to the games?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Hockey fans embraced Utah's NHL team from the moment owner Ryan Smith announced in April he was bringing the Coyotes to Utah. A new poll gauges fan interest.
Unlucky 13: Tony Finau's 'pretty good' 3rd round undone by triple bogey at US Open

Unlucky 13: Tony Finau's 'pretty good' 3rd round undone by triple bogey at US Open

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 6:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Spurred by a triple bogey on the par-4, 368-yard 13th hole, Tony Finau shot 2-over-par 72 to fall into a tie for seventh place.
Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Springville neighbors believe cottonwood seeds contributed to the spread of a fire that destroyed one home and damaged another on Thursday night.
Biden and Trump campaigns agree to mic muting, other rules for upcoming CNN debate

Biden and Trump campaigns agree to mic muting, other rules for upcoming CNN debate

CNN Staff  |  Posted June 15 - 5:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

With less than two weeks until the first presidential debate of the 2024 election cycle, CNN has released additional details on the parameters agreed upon by the Trump and Biden campaigns.
France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 4:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

France's bid for the 2030 Winter Games has stalled, but the International Olympic Committee is counting on the needed government guarantees to come through in time for a final vote in July, the same time that Utah hopes to be awarded the 2034 Winter Games.
Salt Lake City's newest apartment tower intentionally sticks out in the city

Salt Lake City's newest apartment tower intentionally sticks out in the city

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 4:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The tallest building east of Salt Lake City's central downtown district and the tallest rental apartment high-rise on the market right now officially opened this week.
Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 3:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former Internal Revenue Service employee from Utah was charged in federal court with abusing his position to attempt to steal more than $2 million in tax credits.
Have You Seen This? Glass doors can be hazardous

Have You Seen This? Glass doors can be hazardous

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 3:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

This poor fellow didn't just walk into a glass door — he ran into it with gusto.

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