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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.
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Utah Inflation: What is causing the spike in prices?

SALT LAKE CITY — An imbalance between supply and demand is perhaps one of the biggest contributors to an inflation increase. Even the smallest of disruptions can cause ripples, or a splash, downstream. The Consumer Price Index shows inflation jumped more than 5% over the last year. So, what’s causing...
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Bogus Info on Cancer Common Online, and It Can Harm

WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Don't believe everything you read on social media about cancer and cancer treatment. A new study finds that one-third of the most popular articles on social media about treatment for common cancers contains misinformation -- and most of it can be downright dangerous.
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Olympics roundup: Damian Lillard scores 21 as USA basketball blows out Iran

After losing in its opening game of the Olympics to France, USA basketball took care of business against overmatched Iran, winning 120-66 to improve to 1-1. Former Weber State star and current Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard scored 21 points to lead all scorers. All seven of Lillard’s seven made field goals came on 3-pointers and he shot 7 of 13 from 3-point range. He also dished out five assists and grabbed two rebounds.
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Gymnast MyKayla Skinner Is "Heartbroken" After Ending Tokyo Olympics Run Early

Watch: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Must-See Moments. Sadly, it looks like MyKayla Skinner's Olympic journey and gymnastics career has come to an abrupt end. The 24-year-old gymnast and oldest member of the United States' women's team competed as an Olympian for the first time on Sunday, July 25. She participated in the qualifying round at the Tokyo Olympics as an individual competitor rather than in a team event. To be able to continue in the Games, she had to finish in the top eight overall and be one of the top two U.S. gymnasts. She placed 10th.
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Howdy, partner! New beach pairings find success at Olympics

TOKYO, Japan. —Former University of Utah athlete Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne got thrown together so quickly on the eve of the Tokyo Games they didn’t even have time to figure out the traditional post-point high-five that all beach volleyball teams do, with varying degrees of choreography. “I’ve learned to just leave the hand out there […]
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20 health systems named top employers for women

UCLA Health (Los Angeles) Duke University Health System (Durham, N.C.) University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority (Madison) UF Health (Gainesville, Fla.) University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas) Overall rank: 38. University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics (Iowa City) Overall rank: 44. University of Utah Health Care (Salt Lake...
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Bogus Online Cancer Info Common and Can Be Dangerous

WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Don't believe everything you read on social media about cancer and cancer treatment. A new study finds that one-third of the most popular articles on social media about treatment for common cancers contains misinformation -- and most of it can be downright dangerous.
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More Dangerous Dust Storms Likely As Utah Drought Continues

With a terrifying, deadly dust storm just leaving Utah, many residents are left wondering if it will happen again. 2 KUTV reported reported that one University of Utah professor is using a wind simulator to find out what wind speeds were needed to create the dust storm that recently caused a fatal car crash in Utah.
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Power outage affecting Salt Lake City close to University of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Rocky Mountain Power is reporting an outage in Salt Lake City affecting about 650 customer. The area affected is between 900 East and 1100 East at University Boulevard. The cause of the outage is being investigated and crews have been notified. RMP is estimating the power...
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Dust Storms More Likely In Utah As Drought Persists

Is it possible for another big dust storm, like the one that led to the deaths of eight people on Sunday, to happen again in Utah? University of Utah professor Dr. Kevin Perry says it’s likely because dust storms are “becoming more common.”. In order for a big dust event...
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IN FOCUS: Elite athletes and the mental game

SALT LAKE CITY (AP/ABC4) – For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning. Dominating. Getting it done. For years, Simone Biles was one of the very best at that. Suddenly — to some, shockingly — she decided she wasn’t in the right headspace.
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Veteran weather forecaster retires after decades in El Paso

Whatever the weather, John Fausett sings. The longtime meteorologist has composed songs about heat waves, blizzards, storm spotters and “one team working together” at the El Paso National Weather Service forecast office in Santa Teresa. He’s been inspired by works from the early Eagles, Jackson Browne, Dan Fogelburg and, “of course my band the Beatles.”
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