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Tighter security at Utah Capitol Building
By PaulNelson at 11/24/2015 1:14 pm
New barriers designed to stop a charging vehicle have been installed and are operational around the Capitol grounds.
Chef Tom Woodbury on the best way to cook a Thanksgiving Turkey
By smith.cassie at 11/24/2015 1:11 pm
It's not everyday Doug bestows the title of Movie Show Chef. Tom Woodbury, of Cook With Tom, teaches Doug the secret to cooking a delicious turkey.
Family credits seatbelt for being able to celebrate Thanksgiving
By kslpetersamore at 11/24/2015 11:46 am
It was a habit the father picked up just before his pickup truck crashed 15 years ago in southern Utah.
Governor Herbert uses turkey pardon to praise Utah's ag industry
By kslmrichards at 11/24/2015 10:58 am
Norbert will now roam for the rest of his days. His fellow turkeys will end up on plates this Thursday around the world.
Hatch: ISIS strategy is "no strategy," wants US to do more
By KSLbbruce at 11/24/2015 8:59 am
Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is firing back at the Obama administration today and what he describes as the lack of action from the White House on Islamic State militants. He says even top advisors to President Obama are starting to question the approach. (Photo: Tom Smart/Deseret News - file from 2013)
Census: Utah has youngest newlyweds, high rate of 2-parent households
By kslpetersamore at 11/24/2015 8:10 am
Trends are still changing, including growth of multi-generational households in the Beehive State.
U.S. travel alert just one more thing for crowded holiday getaway
By kslpetersamore at 11/24/2015 8:08 am
But that is not stopping passengers in a hurry to visit family for Thanksgiving.
New app encourages you to spy on people for New York City.
By JeffersonCurtis at 11/23/2015 7:41 pm
The new app “See Something, Send Something” wants you to take pictures of suspicious person(s) or things and send them to the City of New York. Ethan and Alex think this will backfire.
Woman rescued from rollover accident in Logan River
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 11/23/2015 6:44 pm
A woman is recovering in the hospital today after officials say she rolled her car in Logan Canyon and was trapped inside. Photo: via Utah Highway Patrol
Debate over refugee vetting process
By PaulNelson at 11/23/2015 5:25 pm
Officials with Governor Herbert's office say he supports a resolution that would heighten security procedures regarding refugees without an all-out ban. Meanwhile, the State Department sent him a letter saying the vetting process is already vigorous.
Police search for person of interest in deadly hit and run crash
By PaulNelson at 11/23/2015 4:36 pm
Investigators say they believe they know who was driving a maroon Jeep that reportedly hit a motorcyclist over the weekend. They also say the person who they believe fled the scene may not have been responsible for the accident.
Advocates hopeful, state unsure of financing for homelessness
By kslpetersamore at 11/23/2015 11:45 am
Advocates hope the state will give $20 million to Salt Lake City and County to reduce homelessness. The House Speaker is unsure about the amount.
Security tight after threat against Alta High School
By kslmrichards at 11/23/2015 10:18 am
School officials say they must take threats seriously, even if it appears to have been just a hoax.
Commission wants scattered, smaller homeless shelters
By kslpetersamore at 11/23/2015 7:51 am
Leaders of a joint commission to end homelessness announce their plans after 11 months of studies and public comments. Up front, those plans are not the most affordable.
Overstock CEO ready for financial apocalypse
By kslpetersamore at 11/23/2015 7:49 am
In case of an economic shutdown, Patrick Byrne has a hidden stockpile of food, gold and silver.
Storm system moving into Utah during Thanksgiving travel time
By kslmrichards at 11/23/2015 6:07 am
A winter storm appears that it will arrive Wednesday, and Thanksgiving will be cold.
Protests Over Syrian Refugees
By NkoyoIyamba at 11/21/2015 4:17 pm
People in Arizona clash at the state Capitol in Phoenix during protests for and against the Obama administration's plan to allow roughly ten-thousand Syrian refugees to resettle in the United States. ABC's Bob McClay reports.
Utah man says daughter was adopted without his permission
By PaulNelson at 11/20/2015 6:08 pm
Colby Nielsen has a tough legal fight ahead of him as he claims his daughter's biological mother signed adoption papers without his consent. His attorney says the deck is stacked against him, but he feels the chance of getting his daughter back are good.