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Salt Lake principal placed on leave during investigation retires

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:44pm

An elementary school principal who was placed on leave while police investigated a report of misconduct involving a student has decided to retire, Salt Lake City School District officials said Wednesday.

Shot grazes head of man lying on motel bed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:16pm

Police say a man is lucky to have escaped with minor injuries after being shot at from close range Wednesday in Harrisville, Weber County.

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Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small

Stephen Ohlemacher and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:09pm

President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in the taxes paid by corporations big and small Wednesday in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class. But his ambitious plan alarmed lawmakers who worry about ballooning federal deficits.

8 tips for budget-friendly DIY home security

Sage Singleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:59am

Home break-ins occur every 13 seconds in the United States, so it's essential to take the necessary steps to safeguard your home and family. Here are eight tips for budget-friendly do-it-yourself home security.

DWR proposes changes to Utah pheasant hunt

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:51am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending a few changes to the fall pheasant hunt and are asking for the public’s feedback.

US ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capable

Richard Lardner and Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:18am

Ahead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, close ally South Korea on Wednesday started installing key parts of a contentious U.S. defense system against missiles from North Korea. And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at U.S. forces would be destroyed.

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

Meera Senthilingam CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:17am

An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies.

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:07am

Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk to urge the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak.

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

Ahiza Garcia and Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:54am

ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday.

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Brooke Romney: Catching stones vs. casting stones

Brooke Romney, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:50am

At my grandmother’s funeral, my uncle told of a time when he couldn't wait to share a juicy bit of neighborhood gossip with his mom. Her immediate response was, “People who live in glass houses don’t throw stones.”

Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:33am

For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him.

Patrick Kinahan: Classic Jazz basketball creating playoff success

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:23am

The Jazz got down and dirty to beat the Clippers in the pivotal Game 5 to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Playing strong defense and hitting open shots have been foundation pieces in helping transform the franchise into a playoff team.

7 Utah places where you can celebrate National Pretzel Day

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:01am

Wednesday marks National Pretzel Day and while there are multiple odd celebratory days on the calendar each year, this one is worth celebrating.

Board to oversee new homeless shelters gearing up for new role, considering appointment of Josh Romney

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:02am

The organization that's supposed to act as the oversight and "backbone" to the state's new homeless model took some of its first steps Tuesday toward owning and operating the three future homeless resource centers.

U. engineering students present toll study for Big Cottonwood Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:21am

How to handle the people problem as a result of the popularity of Big Cottonwood Canyon was the focus of an engineering study done by University of Utah senior design students studying civil and environmental engineering. They recommend a toll.

5 most important money lessons to teach your kids

Zions Bank  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

As a parent, you're responsible for setting up your children for future success. Financial success is included in that.

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer.

Historic steam engine makes stop in Utah

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:19am

Union Pacific's 844 steam locomotive is on display at Union Station in Ogden until Wednesday night.

Daggett board to take over as sheriff amid jail controversy

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:02am

Daggett County commissioners will fill in as sheriff, they announced two days after the resignation of the former official elected to the post.

Chaffetz defends White House for not providing information about Flynn payments

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:46am

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, defended the White House Tuesday for not providing any documents about whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments from Russian and other foreign sources.

The Triple Team: Jazz clutch resilience leads to Game 5 win over Clippers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:11am

On the effort plays and resilience that pushed the Jazz on top in the fourth quarter, the Jazz's scoring options coming through when it mattered most, and the Jazz's depth beating the Clippers' stars.

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