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 2021-07-23 14:49 

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Tight finish highlights men's side of Deseret News Half Marathon, women's winner sets course record...

The men's side of the Deseret News Half Marathon had a tight finish with Jordan Cross topping Ryan Raff, Conner Mantz and Kevin Lynch, while former BYU runner Makenna Myler won the women's field, beating the previous course record by three minutes...

 2021-07-23 14:45 

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Dr. Fauci suggests vaccinated people might want to wear masks again...

The delta variant is here. Do you need to wear face masks again? Does Dr. Fauci want you to wear face masks again?...

 2021-07-23 14:15 

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Former BYU, Utah runners win men's, women's titles in Deseret News 10K...

Rory Linkletter, a former All-America distance runner for BYU, won the men's race, while former Ute Grayson Murphy, who recently finished sixth in the steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic trials, won the women's race....

 2021-07-23 13:21 

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U.S. gymnasts usher in 2021 Tokyo Olympics with private opening ceremony...

The men's and women's gymnastics teams compete Friday and Saturday night, respectively....

 2021-07-23 12:00 

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Where are the worst COVID-19 outbreaks? These 5 Asian and Southeast Asian countries are new hot spots...

New hotspots have emerged in Asia and Southeast Asia. Devastating delta variant surges will likely get worse. Where are outbreaks the worst?...

 2021-07-23 10:00 

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Should you be concerned with the lambda or delta variants?...

Should you worry about the delta variant or the lambda variant? Which COVID variant is worse?...

 2021-07-23 04:00 

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Is the Olympics about patriotism or just a chance to compete?...

The Games bring national pride to the countries they represent, but for some athletes, it's just a chance to compete...

 2021-07-23 03:00 

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6 Olympians worth watching as the Tokyo Games begin...

The United States will be represented by 613 athletes at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Here's a few to watch for, including Utah native Jake Gibb and gold-medal favorites Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky....

 2021-07-23 02:02 

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So Mitt Romney brought J Dawgs, BYU Creamery ice cream and chocolate milk to Washington for a Republican lunch...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney brought some J Dawgs hot dogs and BYU Creamery ice cream and milk to Congress as Utah celebrates Pioneer Day....

 2021-07-23 02:00 

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Does Johnson & Johnson stop the delta and lambda variants? What we know right now...

The Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine might not stop the delta variant. Does the J&J vaccine stop variants like delta or lambda? What we know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine....

 2021-07-23 02:00 

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The Pioneer Day floats we wish were in the parade...

These would make for a more fun and animated parade....

 2021-07-23 01:42 

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Olympics roundup: Former Utah softball player Anissa Urtez hits a home run in Mexico's 3-2 loss to Japan...

Atlhough the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games won't get underway until Friday night in Tokyo, competition has been underway since Wednesday. Anissa Urtez hit a home run in Mexico's 3-2 loss to Japan, and Real Salt Lake forward Douglas Martine...

 2021-07-23 01:00 

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The world is on fire — literally...

Wildfire season around the world has been unprecedented this year. Massive blazes have affected the U.S., Canada, and now Siberia, Russia. What's happening with the fires?...

 2021-07-22 23:55 

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Tokyo Games struggling with COVID-19 — what it means for Utah's Olympic dream...

With organizers of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo struggling with a COVID-19 outbreak even before Friday's Opening Ceremonies, what will the impact be on the bid to bring the Olympics back to the Salt Lake City region? Supporters of another Winter Gam...

 2021-07-22 23:50 

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D.A. says officer justified in shooting handcuffed man, but it could have been avoided...

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled Thursday that a West Valley police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed a man who managed to grab ahold of another's officer gun while handcuffed and in custody in a small room in the ...

 2021-07-22 22:37 

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Photo of the day: Summer STEM program proves to be a blast...

Students in the Jordan School District's Prefreshman Engineering Program celebrate the end of the six-week program by launching rockets they designed themselves outside of Joel P. Jensen Middle School in West Jordan....

 2021-07-22 22:24 

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'I'm not afraid of dying': Alex Trebek opens up about cancer diagnosis...
 2021-07-22 22:16 

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Utah's leaders are showing the nation how to fight racism...

Utah's leaders, unlike those in other states, are resolved to go beyond politics to confront racism/opinion...

 2021-07-22 21:09 

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Could Texas and Oklahoma going to the SEC impact BYU or Utah at all?...

The Houston Chronicle and other outlets reported Wednesday that the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners could go to the SEC. Could that affect the BYU Cougars or the Utah Utes?...

 2021-07-22 21:00 

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Nevada has become the latest COVID-19 hotspot...

Nevada is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases right now. Will there be a mask mandate? Will there be new COVID variants?...

 2021-07-22 20:53 

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Biden administration announces new sanctions of Cuban communist officials...

What are the Unites States' new sanctions in Cuba? Has the Biden administration responded to the Cuban government crackdown of protests? What is the Global Magnitsky Act?...

 2021-07-22 20:29 

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This country just unveiled the world's fastest train — and it floats...

China unveiled a new maglev train — the fastest train in the world. The maglev train floats above the track. How does it work? How fast is the maglev train?...

 2021-07-22 20:00 

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Big Pioneer Day celebrations are back. See Days of '47 parade floats and more...

See floats from Utah's Days of '47 parade, and check out other Pioneer Day celebrations....

 2021-07-22 19:15 

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Nate Meikle is eager to see what Aaron Roderick does with BYU's offense. Here's why...

Meikle gives his take on BYU offense under Aaron Roderick and share details on his podcast. After graduating from BYU, Meikle later earned a law degree from Stanford, a Ph.D. from the University of Utah and also studied at Notre Dame. Now he is a professo...

 2021-07-22 19:00 

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This Alabama doctor says COVID-19 patients beg her for the vaccine at the end of their lives — but it's too late...

An Alabama doctor recently said in a Facebook post that you can't get the COVID vaccine after a coronavirus infection. Here's why Dr. Brytney Cobia, of Alabama, talked about COVID....

 2021-07-22 18:39 

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What Utes are most likely to receive Pac-12 preseason honors next week?...

Devin Lloyd, wide receiver/return specialist Britain Covey and placekicker Jadon Redding among the most likely to be honored....

 2021-07-22 18:30 

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Gov. Cox declares July 23 as President M. Russell Ballard Day to honor Latter-day Saint leader...

President M. Russell Ballard Day, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is honored by Gov. Spencer Cox in Salt Lake City for his efforts to develop, enhance and maintain This Is the Place...

 2021-07-22 18:13 

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Salt Lake County recommends masks for young schoolkids, but state law makes mask mandate efforts 'futile'...

Children too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because they're under 12 should wear masks when they return to school, but any attempt to mandate face coverings is...

 2021-07-22 18:00 

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Report: The White House might push for masks again as delta variant rises...

White House officials might push mask mandates as the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to surge. Will we need another COVID mask mandate?...

 2021-07-22 17:50 

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Will Utahns gather for Pioneer Day this weekend? Or will Utahans gather for Pioneer Day this weekend?...

In a survey asking residents of Utah whether they prefer to be called Utahns or Utahans, Utahn was chosen 90% of the time. The Utah League of Cities and Towns launched the...

 2021-07-22 17:27 

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House committee investigation into Jan. 6 is off to a turbulent start. Here's why...

Who did Keven McCarthy nominate to the House Jan. 6 select committee? What did Tucker Carlson call a Capitol police officer? Who is investigating Jan. 6?...

 2021-07-22 17:23 

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This new mobile app can help you discover Utah's forgotten immigrant pioneers...

A BYU history professor has developed a new website and mobile app, called Intermountain Histories, that will highlight the histories of immigrant pioneers across Utah, Arizona, Nevada and Idaho....

 2021-07-22 17:07 

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The Republican approach to the 2020 election is becoming increasingly untenable...

Despite mounting consequences for those who spread unproven voter fraud allegations, top Republicans haven't stopped trying to appease Trump and his supporters...

 2021-07-22 16:00 

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BYU adds quarterback in Boise State transfer Cade Fennegan...

Cade Fennegan, who played his first collegiate season at Boise State last year, will join the BYU program this fall....

 2021-07-22 16:00 

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Scientists just discovered 15,000-year-old viruses — and they're apparently unlike anything we have on Earth...

Scientists discovered new viruses that existed 15,000 years ago. Are they like COVID? What are the viruses? Are there new viruses for 2021?...

 2021-07-22 15:28 

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Is staging Summer Olympics really a wise idea?...

With COVID-19 cases back on the rise, do risks outweigh the rewards for staging Tokyo Games...

 2021-07-22 14:00 

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If you don't get the COVID vaccine, you will get COVID, expert says...

Unvaccinated people may want to worry about the delta COVID variant because they have not had the COVID vaccine. What to expect from the delta variant if you're unvaccinated....

 2021-07-22 11:00 

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The lambda variant is spreading in the U.S. What are the symptoms?...

Is the lambda variant in the US? What are the COVID symptoms of the lambda variant? What to expect from the COVID variant....

 2021-07-22 05:46 

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3 takeaways from RSL's draw against shorthanded LA Galaxy...

RSL and the Galaxy played to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium....

 2021-07-22 05:00 

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This mysterious Monkey B virus has been found in China...

China reported first human case of Monkey B virus after a veterinarian has died. Is it the same as monkeypox? What's the difference?...

 2021-07-22 03:59 

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Guest opinion: Why the Legislative Quad Caucus supports Tracy Stone-Manning to lead the BLM...

The federal Bureau of Land Management manages almost 42% of our state — 22.8 million acres of public lands. And, whether it is the sprawling desert lowlands, the spectacular snow-capped peaks of......

 2021-07-22 03:45 

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Why Mitt Romney says doing nothing about global warming would be an 'extraordinary lapse'...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says failure to take steps to prevent global warming because of politics will be seen as an...

 2021-07-22 03:27 

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#DezNat Twitter debates have unleashed vitriol. Now, a government official is under investigation...

Matthias Cicotte, an Alaska assistant attorney general, has been reportedly linked to racist and sexist comments on an anonymous #DezNat-related Twitter account....

 2021-07-22 03:12 

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9-year-old dies after being left in a hot car at center for people with developmental disabilities...

The 9-year-old boy was found in the hot car at Roost Services in American Fork, Utah, which offers services to people with developmental disabilities. The boy was in the car of the facility when he died....

 2021-07-22 03:00 

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Los Angeles County would be in the most restrictive tier if this was 2020...

Los Angeles County has had a COVID surge. Is it in purple tier again? Is it going into lockdown? What tier is LA County in?...

 2021-07-22 02:40 

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Who is Grace McCallum?...

Grace McCallum will compete for Team USA at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan....

 2021-07-22 02:30 

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The pandemic's actual number of cases and deaths...

How many people have actually been infected? How many people have died from coronavirus? Reported numbers are staggering, but what about unreported numbers? New studies give concerning estimates....

 2021-07-22 02:15 

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More than 200 people in 27 states have been exposed to monkeypox...

Monkeypox is spreading through the US after a single case in Texas. How does it spread? Can humans get it?...

 2021-07-22 02:10 

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Who is MyKayla Skinner?...

MyKayla Skinner will compete for Team USA at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan....

 2021-07-22 02:00 

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Why is the Shib coin token in decline?...

There are new predictions about the Shiba coin. Will the Shiba token rise again? Read about the Shiba Inu token....

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