> New Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith announced Thursday that for every Jazz win this year, a four-year-scholarship will be offered to a minority or underrepresented student.
> An astronomical event referred to as a “triple conjunction” will be visible in the sky this weekend. Shortly after sunset on Jan. 9, look above the southwestern horizon and you will see Mercury to the left of Saturn and Jupiter positioned just above Saturn.
> Mega Millions Jackpot 8th Largest in History: If you’re looking to play with the big billionaires, listen up. The Mega Millions jackpot is nearing half a billion dollars. The prize has risen to more than $500-million-dollars after no one won during Tuesday's drawing. That now puts the cash option at around $377.4-million, after taxes. This makes the prize the eighth largest it's ever been in history. The next drawing will be held tonight.