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4 innovative companies win thousands of dollars at RootsTech

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:52pm

Monetary awards adding up to $100,000 were on the line for six innovative competitors at this year's RootsTech conference.

Man with 5 warrants prompts SWAT situation in Clinton

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:28pm

A SWAT situation is underway in Clinton after a man with five warrants out for his arrest barricaded himself inside a house Friday, police said.

'Hail, Caesar' is more Coen brothers goodness

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 2:18pm

The quirky comedy from the Coen brothers certainly isn't their best, but overall it's solid and has some incredibly memorable moments.

Wet weather systems increasingly more rare in Southwest

Scott Sonner and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 2:11pm

The southwestern United States has already begun a long-predicted shift into a decidedly drier climate, a new study looking at the last 35 years of weather pattern concluded.

Pres. Obama takes victory lap on economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 1:42pm

President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for his job.

Have You Seen This? Robot hole-in-one

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 1:16pm

There is a robot; it made a hole-in-one. Next step, world domination.

$11.5M public preschool bill advances; State revenues may fall short

KSL.com  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 12:52pm

Legislation roundup: An $11.5 million bill that would expand public preschools gained early approval, Utah students marched at the Capitol to battle the "pollution monster" and lawmakers are being warned that they might have less tax money to spend this year.

Krystkowiak: Utah not looking like a championship team

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 12:19pm

Utah found itself on the losing side after controlling a 10-point lead late in the game against Oregon State. While the ending could be pinned on one player, it was a overall team effort that lead to Utah's demise.


Banning children from watching these kind of movies could save 1 million lives

Herb Scribner, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:58am

The World Health Organization has asked for a move that would require people to be 18 years old before watching a movie that includes smoking.

Product review: The best strollers for family trips, adventures

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:52am

This review looks at a handful of strollers that may be options for your next adventure. From umbrella strollers to sophisticated travel systems, they represent a broad range of price and functionality.

9 Utah companies offering amazing ski day benefits

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:30am

If you live and work in Utah, chances are you know the pain of clocking in to work on a prime ski day. Fortunately, the tech sphere is full of awesome ski perks. Check out these nine Utah companies that are leading the way in employee ski benefits.

Grade schooler gets ultimate BYU fan treatment; Charles Barkley's singing pipes

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:17am

Remember the young BYU fan who refused to flash the 'U' with his Sandy-area classmates when called upon? He was in the Marriott Center during BYU's win over No. 25 Saint Mary's on Thursday night.

Police ID body of woman found near vacant SLC house

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:07am

Police identified the woman who was recently found deceased outside a vacant house in Salt Lake City.

Utah Jazz trade deadline preview

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 10:30am

With the NBA's trade deadline under two weeks away, Andy Larsen ranks the Utah Jazz's assets going into the trading season.

Supporters of Oregon occupier arrive at funeral in Kanab

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 10:15am

Family are holding funeral services for LaVoy Finicum, the Arizona rancher who was one of the most recognizable faces of the armed occupation of the federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon, today in Kanab.

Quiz: How well do you know Super Bowl history?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 10:00am

Think you know know Super Bowl history? Take our Super Bowl history quiz now.

Large increase in home sales expected in 2016, report says

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:46am

The Salt Lake area housing market experienced near historic growth in 2015, and this year is predicted to be another "very good year," a new report states. This year is primed to be another year of double-digit increases in existing homes sales.

Viral family photo has Internet wondering: Which one is the mom?

Lauren Booker, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:50am

When Kaylan Mahomes posted a recent car selfie with her twin, Kyla, and their mother, the social media world went into confusion.

Whooping cough protection fades fast after Tdap booster, study finds

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:30am

A booster vaccine for whooping cough, which many states require for middle school-aged children, does not provide long-lasting protection, a study finds.

6 takeaways from Democratic debate

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:06am

No more fake niceties. No more patience. No more Martin O'Malley to get in the way.

Officers break the rules to save baby wounded in drive-by shooting

Bill Kirkos and Ryan Young, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 7:50am

On an early fall evening last September, Chicago police officers John Conneely and Mike Modzelewski heard the call of shots fired go out over their radio.


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