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Utah could see 2 black women square off in U.S. House election

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:12am

A Millcreek woman running as a Democrat to unseat Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love next year could result in Utah's first congressional race where both the Republican and Democratic nominees are black women.

S.L. Chamber leader Lane Beattie surprised with Giant in Our City award

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:49am

Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie got a big surprise when he was honored as the business organization's "Giant in Our City" during its 130th anniversary celebration Friday night.

Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:11am

President Donald Trump said in a television interview to be aired Sunday that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs.

Ogden celebrates transformation of old fire station into homeless center

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:34am

Amid contentious times for homeless Utahns, Ogden city officials and the founder of Family Promise of Ogden celebrated the ribbon cutting for a fire-station-turned-day-center to help connect homeless families to work and shelter.

Bluffdale officer injured when car rolls during pursuit

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:04pm

A Bluffdale police officer escaped with only minor injuries after he rolled his patrol car during a pursuit on I-15 Saturday evening.

Wandering cougar euthanized in Salt Lake City Saturday morning

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:40pm

A cougar was euthanized in downtown Salt Lake City after it wandered into residential areas on Saturday.

Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:31pm

Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.

3 in custody following I-80 traffic stop, fleeing investigation

Payton Davis and Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:26pm

Three people were taken into custody following a traffic stop Saturday morning that turned into a fugitive hunt that lasted throughout the day.

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:02pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans.

'Super Adoption' event connects pets and people

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:42pm

Ryan and Alison Poffenberger said they brought their three young children Saturday to the first-ever Best Friends Super Adoption event outside of Salt Lake City just to look at the shelter and rescue animals hoping to find a home.

University of Utah Health Care appoints interim CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:12pm

The University of Utah Health Care has announced the appointment of an interim CEO.

Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:53pm

A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."

3 men not wearing seat belts killed in St. George rollover, UHP says

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:40pm

Three men who troopers say were not wearing seat belts died Saturday following a single-vehicle rollover accident near St. George. One passenger who was wearing a seat belt survived the accident with minor injuries.

What the Jazz need to do in Game 7

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:19pm

With the Jazz facing their first do-or-die game in nearly a decade, here's some things they'll need to focus on come Sunday.

Washington County town hopes to win grant to help build its first park

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:42pm

Residents of Enterprise, Washington County, are hoping to get enough votes in a USA Today contest to win grant money to help build the town's first park.

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:37pm

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections.

Pentagon: Blast kills US service member outside Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:20pm

A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

Where local athletes ended up in the NFL

Josh Furlong and Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 6:50pm

The 2017 NFL Draft has come to a close and nine local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.

Canyons District's Big Cottonwood Canyon school bus route 'unsafe,' state engineer says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 5:01pm

The "roadway up Big Cottonwood Canyon is unsafe for bus travel," a State Division of Risk Management engineer wrote in a letter to Canyons School District, which is considering ending school bus service in the canyon at the end of the school year.

Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:20pm

Mays was selected by the Packers with the 238th overall pick (seventh round) Saturday during the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Zions Bank executive tells students how to be savvy savers

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:18pm

Zions Bank Chief Financial Officer Kay Hall visited Charter High School in West Valley City to help instill teens with financial knowledge and decision-making skills as part of National Teach Children to Save Day.

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