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Michael Flynn in talks with Congress, wary of prosecution

Chad Day, Eileen Sullivan and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:42pm

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity from "unfair prosecution" in exchange for agreeing to be questioned as part of ongoing probes into possible contacts between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, his attorney said Thursday.


McAdams expected to make site recommendation public Friday morning

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:35pm

Despite Draper Mayor Troy Walker's announcement late Wednesday night to rescind his offer of two site options for a homeless resource center, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said the sites are still on the table.


Man charged with killing UTA worker appears in Wyoming court

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:31pm

A Utah man who faces a possible death sentence if convicted of killing a UTA worker in Wyoming and dumping his body in a remote area, was bound over to district court on Thursday.

Looking back at the origin of SUU 120 years later

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:02pm

Southern Utah University celebrates 120 years as one of Utah's higher education universities, but that wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a difficult trip into the mountains.

Writing conference invites national bestselling authors, helps teen publish her own novel

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 6:37pm

The Teen Author Boot Camp is an annual conference hosted in Utah that encourages teens to improve and expand their creative writing abilities.

Colon cancer rising among young adults, new study says

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:49pm

Colon cancer is the No. 2 cause of cancer death in the United States, closely following lung cancer. Doctors are seeing an increase in millennials diagnosed with colon cancer. Doctor's diagnosed Roger Hansen with colon cancer at 30.

Woman says football star told her reporting rape would 'ruin my career'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:27pm

In the middle of a three-day preliminary hearing, the fourth of seven alleged victims testified that former Utah State football star Torrey Green raped her in his student apartment, then told her a report of a rape would "ruin my career."

Utah needle exchange program put on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:02pm

A Utah needle exchange program has been put on hold following concerns from law enforcement that it would encourage drug use.

Fire captain's discrimination lawsuit against Salt Lake moves to federal court

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:45pm

A Salt Lake fire captain's discrimination lawsuit against the city, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, former Fire Chief Brian Dale and two other high-ranking fire officials has been moved from state court to federal court.

Enoch man dies in rollover crash on SR 130

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:12pm

An Enoch man was killed after being ejected as his vehicle rolled on state Route 130 Thursday morning, police said.

Logan students can sleep in next year — a little

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:10pm

A change in class schedules at Logan High School has pushed the entire small city district to later school start times next year.

3 law enforcers have certification revoked by POST Council

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:04pm

Officers having sex while on duty, trying to enter the wrong apartment while intoxicated and illegally using their police tools were among the cases heard Thursday by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

Russian experts paint sinister picture of Russian meddling

Deb Riechmann and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:37pm

Russian experts painted a sinister picture of Russian meddling in the 2016 election Thursday, telling the Senate intelligence committee about fake news, cyber trolls, smear campaigns and even slayings they say could have ties to the Kremlin.

4 ways to use your credit card rewards points (and help LDS missionaries)

Deseret First Credit Union  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:00pm

With Deseret First Credit Union, there's a new way to redeem your credit card rewards.

Facebook launches personal fundraising tool

Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:32pm

Watch out, GoFundMe. You have some big new competition in the fundraising space.

Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administration

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:01pm

A top aide to President Donald Trump said she is leaving his administration to join a pro-Trump outside group, America First Policies.

Have You Seen This? Riverton dad saves daughter from wakesurfing disaster

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:19pm

This Utah father-daughter duo's trip to the lake led to an expertly avoided disaster and a viral video. Watch Kevin Farr's expert "dad reflexes" as he catches his daughter mid-fall, while still maintaining his balance on a surfboard.


Brooke Romney: It's time to stop being friendly and start being a friend

Brooke Romney, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:00pm

Today, I lost a friend. She was a widowed mother of two, working full time to provide a life for her son and daughter. She was kind and energetic. She was happy and involved.

U. pushes for more women in video game engineering

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:37pm

Despite the video gaming industry’s consistent growth and evolution, gender diversity remains a key issue in game design and creation. The University of Utah, however, is working to change that.

The fly angler's secret for fishing small creeks and streams

Robert Williamson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:09pm

When the large rivers are flowing high and murky, don't overlook small streams and creeks to satisfy your desire to go fly fishing. While the location of these streams may be secret, the rewards of fishing them are well known!


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