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Another strong winter storm is on the way for northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 4:26pm

National Weather Service meteorologists say another storm is expected to hit Utah late Sunday and into Monday, bringing with it the possibility of even more snow.

Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:40pm

Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the region with President Donald Trump that could include expanded settlement construction on occupied territories and a tougher policy toward Iran.

More tornadoes ahead as death toll reaches 16 in southeast US

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:23pm

Deadly weather in the Southeast killed 16 people and injured dozens more, authorities said Sunday, as residents along the Georgia-Florida line braced for more intense, fast-moving storms - including unusually strong "long track" twisters.

Have You Seen This? Snowless skiing is incredible

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:12pm

French skier Candide Thovex posted a behind-the-scenes video featuring skiing without snow that will knock your socks off.

Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:34pm

Yordano Ventura quit school as a teenager so he could begin working a construction job to help his family make ends meet, laboring day after day in the hot sun of the Dominican Republic.

Utah economic growth should continue in '17, analysts say

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:28pm

With the new year underway, the state is embarking on a journey that hopefully will be as economically prosperous as 2016, according to a panel of Utah’s top economic analysts.

Shyamalan's 'Split' rules inauguration weekend with $40.2M

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 12:43pm

M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.


2017 Legislature preview: Tax increases to fund schools on the table

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 12:24pm

Tax increases are on the table as the 2017 Legislature begins Monday, a possible response to a proposed citizens initiative that would raise the state income tax rate to bring in an additional $750 million for schools.

Westminster College, elementary students team up to serve

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:39am

Students and faculty of Westminster College celebrated MLK by partnering with schoolchildren from the South Salt Lake area to provide service to their community. The partnership aims to promote a service and college-going culture for the youths.

Geneva Rock cements cleaner air future with new trucks, refueling station

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:32am

Geneva Rock unveiled a shiny new fleet of 25 compressed natural gas ready-mix concrete trucks, along with an on-site elaborate refueling station with enough connections to fuel the heavy equipment overnight. It's an $8 million clean air investment.

Police investigate shooting death of man found in Ogden parking lot

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:51am

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot at a convenience store parking lot early Sunday morning, police said.

DWS program connects job seekers via social media platform

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:34am

A pilot program developed by the state and a popular social media platform to help job seekers find work is paying big dividends for many Utahns. Launched last June, the pilot program enrolled 384 job seekers in the first few months of its creation.

Chapecoense survivors lift trophy 2 months after tragedy

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 7:57am

The three surviving players of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy on Saturday in honor of their dead teammates.

At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:21pm

An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest accident to hit the country's massive, disaster-prone rail network.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Pacers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:46pm

On the Jazz's wire-to-wire win caused by good defense and bad Pacers shots, Alec Burks making an impact, and the Jazz winning six in a row.

14-year-old girl critically injured after being shot near West Valley mall

McKenzie Romero and Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:05pm

A 14-year-old girl was in critical condition Saturday after police say she was shot in a gang-related confrontation near the Valley Fair Mall.

'The best there is': Salt Lake International Airport's snow removal team works around the clock

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00pm

Driving vehicles you'll never see outside of an airport and running highly specialized scientific equipment, the team at Salt Lake International works nonstop to keep air traffic moving.

How local players fared at Shrine Game, Collegiate Bowl

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:06pm

It was all-star weekend for a bevy of college football stars looking to impress NFL scouts at the East-West Shrine Game in Florida and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in California. Former local standouts were no different. Here’s how they did.

Daniels and Bonam each score 24 as Utah beats Washington

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:02pm

Devon Daniels could not be stopped. Seemingly whenever he wanted to get to the rim, the chance was there for Daniels to score.

Hundreds brave snowstorm to rally legislators to clean up Utah air

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:32pm

Undeterred by snow, hundreds rallied at the state capitol on Saturday calling for lawmakers to make "no excuses" when it comes to clearing Utah's air.

Search intensifies for 23 missing in Italian avalanche

Colleen Barry and Paolo Santalucia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:31pm

The strain showed on Fabio Salzetta's face.


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