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Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:01 MDT

Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:54:38 MDT

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US weekly requests for jobless aid up 10K, to 244,000

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:34:00 MDT

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, though the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows...
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GOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on "Obamacare" repeal

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:33:00 MDT

The "skinny bill" is an admittedly lowest-common-denominator approach, and it may not even have the votes to pass, either.
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On anniversary of war, young North Koreans talk of tensions

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:31:00 MDT

Though often referred to as the "Forgotten War" in the United States, it is anything but forgotten in North Korea. The July...
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The Atlantic profiles Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and his 'gamble' of decency

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:00:00 MDT

The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins recently wrote an extensive profile piece on Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who’s...
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Muslims say misconceptions, links to terrorism are top concerns for their community

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:35:00 MDT

Members of the faith group also observe growing support from their non-Muslim neighbors, according to a new report.
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Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:06:00 MDT

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One minute's worth of internet data generation is ginormous

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:11:00 MDT

In their annual report on internet usage, Utah's Domo compiled data that reflects the enormous volume of information...
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Mormon leader tells Black Leadership Summit that religious liberty means 'fairness for all'

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:20:00 MDT

"Fairness for all" means balancing religious liberty with protections for the LGBTQ community. “A robust pluralism is...
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Muslim Americans worry about discrimination but profess faith in the American dream

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:05:00 MDT

Three-quarters of the nation’s Muslims say they sense a lot of discrimination against their faith group and half say...
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Utahns denounce Trump's ban on transgender troops in U.S. military

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:50:00 MDT

Utah Republicans in Washington and local LGBT advocacy groups spoke out against President Donald Trump after the commander in...
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Use this Vox tool to find out if you'll see the solar eclipse where you live

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:00 MDT

Vox recently put together an interactive tool that allows people to search with their own zip code to see when and where they...
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GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:18:00 MDT

The Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it.
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Squatty Potty looks to develop a 'poop emoji plunger'

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:19:00 MDT

The Utah-based toilet stool company launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to gauge how much demand there is for a new...
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Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:58:00 MDT

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen...
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Whole Foods' sales figure falls as Amazon deal looms

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:27:00 MDT

Whole Foods is reporting another quarterly sales decline as it prepares to be acquired by online giant Amazon.
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California teen charged in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:26:00 MDT

Prosecutors charged a teenage driver Wednesday with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other counts after she lost...
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Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:04:00 MDT

A naval band played, surrounding ships and boats sounded their horns and a naval helicopter flew overhead as the Georgios...
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Utah 1 of 12 states linked to Mexican papayas salmonella outbreak

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:00:00 MDT

U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has...
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Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:37:00 MDT

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month, has been...
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This Utah couple goes viral after sharing their relationship's best moments in 'adorable' Twitter thread

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:25:00 MDT

Zoe Prina and Rob, who are now married, highlighted all the best moments of their relationship in a single Twitter thread.
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