BREAKING: All of uBiome’s top execs are out at the embattled poop-testing startup that’s at the center of an FBI investigation

All three top leaders at microbiome-testing startup uBiome are leaving their posts. Founded in 2012, uBiome raised $105 million from investors on the promise of exploring the microbiome, a “forgotten organ.” The FBI raided uBiome’s headquarters in April, reportedly related to the company’s billing practices. Then, uBiome cofounders and co-CEOs Zachary Apte and Jessica Richman were placed on administrative leave, and an independent investigation was launched. Click here for more BI Prime stories. All three top execs at uBiome are out after a tumultuous few months at the poop-testing startup. Jessica Richman and Zac Apte, the company’s cofounders and co-CEOs, resigned from the company’s board of directors, according to a… Read More

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Bicyclist critical after crash with off-highway vehicle in Utah

A bicyclist was critically injured Saturday when an off-highway vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road hit him, troopers said. Adobe Stock PROVO — A bicyclist was critically injured Saturday when an off-highway vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road hit him, troopers said. The crash occurred about 9:15 a.m. when the vehicle driving on Alpine Loop Road near Cascade Springs in Utah County came upon a group of bicyclists riding downhill, the Utah Highway Patrol said. The roadway in that area is 16 feet from shoulder-to-shoulder, according to troopers, and does not have a center …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets

FILE – In this April 21, 2019, file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, top, dunks as Los Angeles Clippers guard Landry Shamet defends during the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles. Rarely relevant at the same time on the basketball court, the Knicks and Nets are front and center in the free agency race, two of the teams best positioned to make a splash when the market opens.Both can afford two top players, with hopes of landing not only a Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving, but possibly even both. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) Mark J. Terrill …read more… Read More

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Utah Jazz make their moves on first day of free agency: Bojan Bogdanovic in. Rubio, Favors out.

Indiana Pacers’ Bojan Bogdanovic warms up for Game 3 of the team’s NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) AP SALT LAKE CITY — NBA free agent negotiations officially opened up Sunday at 4 p.m. MT with fireworks already exploding in the professional basketball world well before Independence Day. While the Brooklyn Nets stole the show early on with the signing of superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the Utah Jazz also made another splash as they look to get over the hump by signing Indiana’s Bojan Bogdanovic …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Utah family recalls faith-building ‘miracles’ after father, daughter struck by lightning

Scott Robinson gets emotional in West Jordan on Friday, June 28, 2019, as he and daughter Chloe talking about both being struck by lightning during a church youth conference in Fillmore on June 20. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Scott Robinson and daughter Chloe show a tattered hat in West Jordan on Friday, June 28, 2019. Scott Robinson was wearing the hat when the pair were hit by lightning during a church youth conference in Fillmore on June 20. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Chloe Robinson shows burns …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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Report: Utah Jazz to sign sharpshooter Bojan Bogdanovic

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, right, draws the offensive foul from Indiana Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic, left, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) AP SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz will sign Bojan Bogdanovic to a four-year, $73 million deal, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday. Indiana’s Bojan Bogdanovic has agreed to a four-year, $73M deal with the Utah Jazz, league sources tells EPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2019 The small forward averaged 18.0 points while shooting 49.7% from …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Live coverage of NBA free agency frenzy

FILE – In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving (11) shoots against Indiana Pacers’ Cory Joseph (6) during the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis. Rarely relevant at the same time on the basketball court, the Knicks and Nets are front and center in the free agency race, two of the teams best positioned to make a splash when the market opens. Both can afford two top players, with hopes of landing not only a Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving, but possibly even both. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) Darron Cummings …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News… Read More

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