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MyKayla Skinner's Olympic Gymnastics Journey May Not Be Over Just Yet

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles shocked the world at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games when she withdrew during the women's gymnastics team final citing mental health reasons. The 24-year-old gymnast, who has been dubbed the GOAT of the elite sport, struggled on the vault rotation during the competition. During a press conference post-meet, Simone revealed that she got "lost in the air" while attempting an Amanar vault (2 1/2 twist) and instead completed a lower-scoring Yurchenko (1 1/2 twist) vault.
Moab, UTSalt Lake Tribune

Moab’s Main Street floods briefly in summer monsoon

A thunderstorm blanketed the Moab area on Wednesday evening, sending flash floods down nearby canyons and briefly halting traffic on Highway 191 as water flowed between the city’s downtown blocks. The flooding on Main Street overflowed its curbs and and lapped against the sides of businesses just before sunset after...
Public SafetySalt Lake Tribune

Man killed in apparent hit-and-run on I-15

The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating after a body was found on Interstate 15 near 900 South early Thursday morning. Reports of a body in the right lane of southbound traffic came in shortly before 1 a.m. According to UHP, paramedics confirmed that the man had been struck and killed by a vehicle. He has not yet been identified.
Utah StateOrlando Sentinel

DeSantis mocks CDC’s mask recommendations in Utah speech: report

Gov. Ron DeSantis mocked new CDC recommendations for mask-wearing as the COVID-19 pandemic surged in Florida and across much of the nation, according to a report in The Salt Lake Tribune. Talking to about 450 largely unmasked attendees at a conference in Salt Lake City late Wednesday, DeSantis said, “Did...