Utah Jazz play poorly again but outlast Golden State Warriors

Utah Jazz center Ed Davis (17) and Utah Jazz forward Georges Niang (31) double team Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Yes, the Utah Jazz won on Friday night at Vivint Arena, beating the Golden State Warriors 113-106. Come the end of the regular season in April, that’s all that will really matter from this mid-December game. But in the microscope look of the last few weeks, which have seen the Jazz go 3-4 this month so far, it was in some respects the worst performance of the… Read More

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Red Rocks Preview offers glimpse into Utah gymnastics’ potential for the 2020 season

Utah gymnast Maile O’Keefe performs on the beam during the Red Rocks Preview gymnastics event at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. | Colter Peterson, Deseret News Cristal Isa, Maile O’Keefe, Sydney Soloski and Kim Tessen were among the standouts SALT LAKE CITY — The 2020 season doesn’t officially begin for Utah gymnastics until Jan. 3 when the No 5. Red Rocks host No. 12 Kentucky, but Friday night at the Huntsman Center in their annual preseason showcase — the Red Rocks Preview — the team provided a glimpse into what the upcoming season might look… Read More

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Insulin keeps diabetics alive. What happens when they can’t afford it?

Stephanie Arceneaux administers her short-acting insulin shot at the dining room table in her home in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Arceneaux, her son and husband are all Type 1 diabetics. Both Arceneaux and her husband use insulin to regulate their blood sugar, but her son doesn’t have to yet. | Colter Peterson, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — For Stephanie Arceneaux and her husband, both Type 1 diabetics, insulin each month costs as much as their house payment — even with good insurance. It was an amount they couldn’t afford. “It’s incredibly stressful. It’s very terrifying, because you know that if you can’t afford your insulin,… Read More

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Real Salt Lake extends defender Aaron Herrera’s contract

Sporting KC’s Emiliano Amor and Real Salt Lake’s Aaron Herrera chase down the ball as they play in Open Cup fourth-round action at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. SALT LAKE CITY — Real Salt Lake locked up another member of its core on Friday, signing defender Aaron Herrera to a new deal. The club announced that it signed Herrera for four more seasons. “Aaron has proven himself not only a key part of what we are doing, but a top young player in MLS,” general manager Elliot Fall said in a press release. “We are thrilled to have him committed to RSL for another four… Read More

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3 takeaways from the Utah Jazz’s 114-106 win against the Golden State Warriors

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) puts up a shot over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nicolo Melli (20) as the Utah Jazz and the New Orleans Pelicans play an NBA basketball game at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz got back to its winning ways by beating the Golden State Warriors 114-106 at Vivint Arena on Friday night. Here are three takeaways from the game: Bojan Bogdanovic was fantastic, knocking down eight 3-pointers to tie the franchise record for most 3-pointers made in a game. Bogdanovic finished with 32 points to lead… Read More

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Rudy Giuliani reportedly needed a translation app on his phone for Russian documents. He was without his associates who were arrested in October.

President Donald Trump’s private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, needed a translation app on his phone for Russian documents, according to a Friday report from The Wall Street Journal. He was without Soviet-born associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, on a recent trip to Ukraine. The two were arrested in October on charges of campaign finance violations. The former mayor of New York has played a key role in trying to collect dirt on Trump’s potential Democratic political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in the 2020 elections. Giuliani was at the White House on Friday, the same day that a Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives panel approved impeachment charges against Trump.… Read More

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THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT)

This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shopping are cause for concern, retailers can leverage their brick-and-mortar stores to enhance the e-commerce experience and streamline the costs to themselves via omnichannel services. The most essential of these services are buy online, pickup in-store (BOPIS) — a service that allows shoppers to select and pay for an order through an online channel and then come to a physical location to fulfill it — and buy online, return in-store (BORIS), which enables consumers… Read More

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18 Last-Minute Beauty Gifts (And The Shipping Cut-Off Dates So They Arrive On Time)

You never plan on waiting until the very last minute to buy gifts for your friends and family. And yet, every year, you end up clicking on a story such as this one, in the hopes of finding the perfect gift days before the big celebration for the beauty lover in your life. Well, not to worry, because we’ve got you covered. (Also, it’s not your fault that you’re busy!) From Amazon to Sephora, we’ve done a deep dive on the best gifts across hair, makeup, skin care, and more — and just as importantly, all the essential dates to keep in mind to make sure your gifts arrive on… Read More

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Cox ahead of Huntsman in race for governor, poll shows

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. | Deseret News/Associated Press composite photo SALT LAKE CITY — Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is leading former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. among Republican voters, according to the latest poll on the Utah governor’s race. In a UtahPolicy.com poll published Friday, 41% of registered Republican voters in the state said Cox would be their first choice if the 2020 primary took place today, while 29% of respondents said Huntsman, who most recently served as U.S. ambassador to Russia, would be their first choice. The poll, conducted between Nov. 19 and Dec. 7, included candidates who had already declared, as well as… Read More

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Cox ahead of Huntsman in race for governor, poll shows

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. | Deseret News/Associated Press composite photo SALT LAKE CITY — Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is leading former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. among Republican voters, according to the latest poll on the Utah governor’s race. In a UtahPolicy.com poll published Friday, 41% of registered Republican voters in the state said Cox would be their first choice if the 2020 primary took place today, while 29% of respondents said Huntsman, who most recently served as U.S. ambassador to Russia, would be their first choice. The poll, conducted between Nov. 19 and Dec. 7, included candidates who had already declared, as well as… Read More

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