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Governor signs off on big changes to Utah liquor laws

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:23pm

State alcohol regulators are gearing up for some of the most sweeping changes to Utah liquor laws in several years. Governor Gary Herbert signed HB442 Tuesday, a compromise bill that does away with the state's so-called Zion curtain law.


Herbert: Trump's rollback of Clean Power Plan a step in the right direction

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:14pm

President Donald Trump signed the Energy Independence Executive Order Tuesday, rolling back the hotly contested Clean Power Plan and the moratorium on new coal leasing. Utah had sued over the power plan putting limits on greenhouse gas emissions.


Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

Matthew Daly and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:12pm

Declaring an end to what he's called "the war on coal," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.

Cache Valley officials pass sewer rate increases for 7 valley cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:48pm

Residents of a northern Utah valley can expect 10 percent increases to their sewer utility rates for the next five years.

Trump declares major disaster for Nevada flood victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:10pm

President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster across much of northern Nevada trying to recover from a severe winter full of floods and mudslides.

2 California men booked in separate Salt Lake rape cases

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:48pm

Two California men who were charged with rape after the testing of rape kits were located over the weekend and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

User submitted: Spring blossoms, cloudy skies, bright sunsets

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:30pm

This gallery includes photos of spring scenes from around the state, including shots of Utah's wildlife, sunrises and sunsets, blossoms, cloudy skies and snowy mountains.

Sneaky sneaker thieves pilfer from Provo porch

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:07pm

A Provo man was hoping to identify a group of people caught on surveillance video taking shoes from his front porch.

Troubled breathing: normal aging or a sign of something serious?

East West Health  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:00pm

Shortness of breath isn't uncommon, whether due to age or some other medical condition. However, if you experience breathlessness (especially without physical activity), this may signal a specific type of inflammation in your lungs.

Civilian employee killed in crash at Hill Air Force Base

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:57pm

A civilian employee is dead after a motorcycle crash on Hill Air Force Base Tuesday morning, police said.

There's a Russian storm over Trump's presidency

Stephen Collinson, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:41pm

The darkening storm over Russia is now looming over President Donald Trump's innermost circle.

Have You Seen This? Little girl meets a robot

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:15pm

This little girl has given me faith in humanity. Her excitement for what she thinks is a robot is not what my reaction would be. She's better than all of us.

A Shakespearean tale: Babies Romeo and Juliet born 18 hours apart at same hospital

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:57pm

It’s a tale that would make the Bard himself smile. Two babies born hours apart at the same hospital bear the names of Shakespeare's most famous lovers.

3 boys hogtied, duct taped, starved by foster parents, charges allege

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:15pm

A Roy couple licensed to provide foster care were charged Tuesday with abusing three boys they adopted, including hogtying them, putting duct tape over their mouths and locking them in their rooms for hours at a time, according to court records.


What counts as a church? Supreme Court pension case asks important question

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:12pm

A Supreme Court case about retirement benefits could hold surprising consequences for America's religious communities. In parsing the legal language, justices may need to redefine what counts as a church.

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

Bob Christie and Josh Hoffner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:30am

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation.

After hitting game-winning shot, UNC's Luke Maye was back in his 8 a.m. class

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:03am

Yes, North Carolina's Luke Maye hit the buzzer-beating shot of his life to send UNC to the Final Four Sunday night. But he made sure to be in class early the next Monday morning.

Utah Lake State Park marina dredging project being postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:38am

A $1.3 million dredging project that was to have begun in April at the marina at Utah Lake State Park is being delayed, probably until after Labor Day.

Ben Anderson: Outspoken Gobert signals changing of guard for Jazz

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:15am

The Utah center called for more competitive play, making him the first player on this young roster to lay claim to the leadership role, something the team has been missing for several seasons.

What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:31am

Oil has begun flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native American tribes' efforts to stop the project. The 1,200-mile pipeline is capable of moving half of the oil produced in North Dakota to a distribution point in Illinois. It will be fully operational in about three weeks.

London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions

Elizabeth Roberts, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:05am

The wife of Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens in an attack outside the British parliament last week, has described her shock at his actions and condemned the outrage.


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