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Utah primary election brings possible shake-up in state Legislature, Utah County Attorney's Office

Utah primary election brings possible shake-up in state Legislature, Utah County Attorney's Office

Ashley Imlay and Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated June 28 - 10:56 p.m.

Twenty-three Utah state Senate and House primary races will determine many of the candidates for the Utah Legislature during the general election this November.
Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Jill Lawless and Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 10:24 p.m.

Turkey has agreed to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders' summit in Madrid amid Europe's worst security crisis in decades triggered by the war in Ukraine.
How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business  |  Updated June 28 - 9:44 p.m.

Unfortunately, we use Q-tips for the very thing it specifically warns us not to do. Every Q-tips box has a warning label: "Do not insert swab into ear canal," and if you're going to use it to clean your ears, gently swab the outer part only.
FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for fall

FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for fall

Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 9:12 p.m.

Advisers to the U.S. government are recommending that COVID-19 booster shots used this fall be modified to better match more recent variants of the coronavirus.
Everything coming to Hulu in July

Everything coming to Hulu in July

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 7:48 p.m.

Here's everything coming to Hulu in July.
Former aide: Trump dismissed threat of armed protesters, wanted to join Jan. 6 crowd

Former aide: Trump dismissed threat of armed protesters, wanted to join Jan. 6 crowd

Mary Clare Jalonick, Farnoush Amiri, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 7:32 p.m.

Former President Donald Trump dismissed the presence of armed protesters headed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and even endorsed their calls to "hang Mike Pence," a key former White House aide told House investigators Tuesday.
Utah's abortion rate among lowest in the US

Utah's abortion rate among lowest in the US

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 7:16 p.m.

Utah has one of the lowest abortion rates nationally and it has also experienced reductions in teen births and unintended pregnancies even as the state's population has grown.
How Utah data centers can save money on water needs

How Utah data centers can save money on water needs

Novva Data Centers  |  Posted June 28 - 7:00 p.m.

Mother Nature continues to turn up the heat and hold back the rain, resulting in a never-ending drought in the Beehive State. So naturally, cities should be carefully allocating water for essential things like farming, livestock, homes, and… data?
Utah bars abortions after 18 weeks while latest trigger law is debated in courts, lawmaker says

Utah bars abortions after 18 weeks while latest trigger law is debated in courts, lawmaker says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 28 - 6:50 p.m.

A Utah representative announced Tuesday that an abortion trigger law passed in 2019 is now law while Utah courts sift through a 2020 trigger law that went into effect on Friday.
Man accused of crash that killed 5-year-old girl after stealing truck with her inside

Man accused of crash that killed 5-year-old girl after stealing truck with her inside

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 6:40 p.m.

A member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in southern Utah has been charged with murder after investigators say he stole and then crashed a vehicle with a 5-year-old girl inside, killing her.
Will expanding reporting options in Utah help rape victims seeking an abortion?

Will expanding reporting options in Utah help rape victims seeking an abortion?

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 6:17 p.m.

Rep. Jennifer Dailey-Provost, D-Salt Lake City, has announced plans to introduce a bill expanding reporting options for rape victims after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Why reducing Utah's vehicle pollution is as important in the summer as during winter

Why reducing Utah's vehicle pollution is as important in the summer as during winter

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 5:58 p.m.

Utah organizers moved this year's "Clear the Air Challenge" to July to raise awareness for Utah's other major pollution season.
There's a third case of monkeypox in Salt Lake County. Here's what you need to know

There's a third case of monkeypox in Salt Lake County. Here's what you need to know

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 5:34 p.m.

There's a third case of monkeypox in Utah.
HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care

HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care

Virginia Langmaid and Jeremy Diamond, CNN  |  Updated June 28 - 5:31 p.m.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced multiple steps to protect access to reproductive health care in a news conference on Tuesday.
Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert says she's 'tired of this separation of church and state junk'

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert says she's 'tired of this separation of church and state junk'

Carlene Coombs, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 4:13 p.m.

During a worship service in Colorado on Sunday, Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., told the congregation she is "tired of this separation of church and state junk" in the U.S.
51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

Eric Gay, Paul J. Weber and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 4:10 p.m.

Fifty-one people died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in the sweltering Texas heat. It's the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico.
How to enjoy Utah's mountain bike trails safely this summer

How to enjoy Utah's mountain bike trails safely this summer

Ken Fall, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 3:28 p.m.

Utah is known for backcountry sports. Mountain biking is especially popular in the summer months, but it doesn't come without risk.
Utah Jazz choose Boston assistant Will Hardy as next head coach

Utah Jazz choose Boston assistant Will Hardy as next head coach

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 28 - 3:07 p.m.

The wide-reaching search has come to a close. Boston assistant Will Hardy has agreed to a five-year deal to be the Utah Jazz's next head coach.
How Utah leaders and businesses are trying to make diversity a top priority

How Utah leaders and businesses are trying to make diversity a top priority

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted June 28 - 3:00 p.m.

Creating a work environment where people of all genders, races and backgrounds thrive is a worthy goal for all Utah businesses and leaders. But it's not just the right thing to do — it's also the smart thing to do.
Patrick Kinahan: Curry replaces Stockton in great point guard debate

Patrick Kinahan: Curry replaces Stockton in great point guard debate

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 2:34 p.m.

Around these parts a debate over the best all-time point guard in the NBA has raged for going on three decades.
What worries this conservative judge in one of America's most liberal courts?

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What worries this conservative judge in one of America's most liberal courts?

Ethan Bauer, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 1:27 p.m.

A conservative judge in one of America's most liberal courts warns of encroaching partisanship.
New nomination would give Utah Supreme Court a female majority for first time

New nomination would give Utah Supreme Court a female majority for first time

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 1:11 p.m.

Gov. Spencer Cox nominated Judge Jill M. Pohlman to fill an opening on the Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday. If confirmed, the high court would have its first female majority.
Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 1:10 p.m.

Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.
Travel experts: Give yourself extra time to avoid airport delays

Travel experts: Give yourself extra time to avoid airport delays

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 1:04 p.m.

If you're flying for your long-awaited vacation this summer, or any trip, brace yourself for potential delays and cancellations.
Awaiting judge's decision, Utah women seeking abortions spent day in clinic waiting room

Awaiting judge's decision, Utah women seeking abortions spent day in clinic waiting room

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 12:37 p.m.

From late Friday afternoon until about 3:45 p.m. Monday abortion providers in Utah were prevented from offering women the services they had anticipated.
Here's how to protect your money from a potential recession

Here's how to protect your money from a potential recession

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Business  |  Updated June 28 - 12:13 p.m.

Whether or not the U.S. economy falls into an official recession, there are still plenty of difficult financial and economic factors hitting investors and consumers.
WWII-era seaplane makes unexpected water landing at Willard Bay after mechanical issue

WWII-era seaplane makes unexpected water landing at Willard Bay after mechanical issue

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 11:12 a.m.

A World War II-era seaplane that took part in the Warriors over the Wasatch Air & Space Show at Hill Air Force Base over the weekend was in need of a tow Monday after coasting onto the glassy waters of Willard Bay following a mechanical problem.
G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

Zeke Miller and Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Updated June 28 - 10:55 a.m.

Leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies have struck a united stance to support Ukraine for "as long as it takes" as Russia's invasion grinds on.
Why Utah is in a class of its own for this year's dark sky photo contest

Why Utah is in a class of its own for this year's dark sky photo contest

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 10:34 a.m.

Utah is in a category of its own when it comes to dark skies and now photo contests featuring dark skies.
Cache Valley Cruise-In adds 2nd car giveaway, drops burnout contest

Cache Valley Cruise-In adds 2nd car giveaway, drops burnout contest

Brian Champagne for KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 9:31 a.m.

You can now win two cars at the annual Cache Valley Cruise-In's custom car giveaway, but you'll have to wait three weeks to legally do burnouts in them.
It's a nasty, hungry pest and scientists just mapped its genome

It's a nasty, hungry pest and scientists just mapped its genome

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 9:07 a.m.

Back in 3200 B.C., their devastation in the time of the pharaohs in ancient Egypt was a reckoning.
Roe ruling shows complex relationship between Supreme Court, public opinion

Roe ruling shows complex relationship between Supreme Court, public opinion

Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted June 28 - 8:43 a.m.

Scholars point to judicial appointments and court legitimacy as potential ways that the public has indirect influence over the court, but recent political trends may be undermining that influence.
See what the new COVID-19 vaccine option is for children, teens

See what the new COVID-19 vaccine option is for children, teens

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 8:19 a.m.

There's now a choice of COVID-19 vaccines for children and teens under 18 years old.
Too risky to insure? Why your homeowner's insurance could go up in smoke

Too risky to insure? Why your homeowner's insurance could go up in smoke

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 8:03 a.m.

Insurance companies drop customers from their homeowner's policies for good reason: non-payment, not taking care of property, or too many claims. None of that applied to Peter Ingle.
8 things you should know about the average home buyer

8 things you should know about the average home buyer

Homie  |  Posted June 28 - 8:00 a.m.

You don't have to be extremely wealthy to own a home. And if you're in your golden years, the time's not up for you to get that dream house either. Here are a few interesting facts about today's average home buyers.
Despite low water at Lake Powell, 'We're still open,' local businesses insist

Despite low water at Lake Powell, 'We're still open,' local businesses insist

David Dudley, St. George News  |  Posted June 28 - 7:42 a.m.

You've probably read the reports: Lake Powell's water levels are dangerously low. So low, in fact, that docks all around the lake have been closed. Despite it all, local business owners who depend on tourism have one thing to say: We're still open for business.
New poll says 59% of Americans disapprove of Roe v. Wade being overturned

New poll says 59% of Americans disapprove of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Carlene Coombs, Deseret News  |  Posted June 28 - 6:29 a.m.

A CBS News poll published on Sunday shows 59% of Americans disapprove of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer full of migrants found in San Antonio

46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer full of migrants found in San Antonio

Eric Gay and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Updated June 27 - 10:33 p.m.

Forty-six people were found dead in and near a tractor-trailer and 16 others were taken to hospitals in a presumed migrant smuggling attempt into the United States, officials in San Antonio said.
Relicensing for Idaho Power's 3-dam Hells Canyon hydroelectric project advancing

Relicensing for Idaho Power's 3-dam Hells Canyon hydroelectric project advancing

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 10:20 p.m.

An Idaho public utility's nearly two-decade effort to renew a three-dam hydroelectric project license on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border is advancing with federal regulators announcing plans to update an environmental study.
Lawyer who advised Trump says federal agents seized phone

Lawyer who advised Trump says federal agents seized phone

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 9:41 p.m.

A lawyer who aided former President Donald Trump's efforts to undo the 2020 election results says in a federal court filing that federal agents have seized his cell phone.
Could Utah's federal lands become a safe haven for abortion?

Could Utah's federal lands become a safe haven for abortion?

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 27 - 9:09 p.m.

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, leading Democratic women in Congress are calling on President Joe Biden to use federal lands as a "safe haven" for abortion.
Court revives block of vaccine mandate for federal workers

Court revives block of vaccine mandate for federal workers

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 8:31 p.m.

A court ruling is back in effect that blocks President Joe Biden from requiring federal employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. A Texas-based federal judge had blocked the federal employee vaccine mandate in January.
3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri

3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Updated June 27 - 8:23 p.m.

Three people were killed and dozens others were injured Monday when an Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck and derailed in a remote, rural area of Missouri. A Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman says two of the people who died were on the train and one was in the truck.  It was not immediately clear exactly how many people were hurt, the patrol said, but hospitals reported receiving more than 40 patients from the crash and were expecting more. Officials say Amtrak's Southwest Chief was carrying about 207 passengers and crew members when the collision happened near Mendon at a rural intersection on a gravel road with no lights or electronic controls. The Highway Patrol said seven cars derailed.
Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 8:06 p.m.

A bill signed by President Joe Biden over the weekend is intended to allow summer meal distributions to remain widely available for students.
New apartments to rise in Salt Lake neighborhood at center of revitalization plan

New apartments to rise in Salt Lake neighborhood at center of revitalization plan

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 7:31 p.m.

Ground was broken Monday for a project that adds to a neighborhood in Utah's capital city that is on the rise.
Hope to retire soon? What soaring inflation really means for your retirement

Hope to retire soon? What soaring inflation really means for your retirement

Ryan Thacker and Tyson Thacker for B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions  |  Posted June 27 - 7:00 p.m.

If you've recently retired or are nearing retirement, the timing couldn't be worse. Inflation hasn't been on anyone's radar for nearly 40 years. In fact, an entire generation has never even experienced the impact inflation can have on their wallet. But now we're seeing the highest inflation rates since 1982.
Funeral set for single father of 8 who died unexpectedly following surgery

Funeral set for single father of 8 who died unexpectedly following surgery

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 27 - 6:25 p.m.

A single father of eight children who died unexpectedly following brain surgery will be laid to rest Monday in Utah.
Senate Democrats question Facebook's rules against gun sales on platform

Senate Democrats question Facebook's rules against gun sales on platform

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, Deseret News  |  Posted June 27 - 5:54 p.m.

Three Senate Democrats want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be more transparent about how the social media giant regulates gun sales on the platform, after reporting shows the site allows gun sellers to violate internal rules 10 times before being kicked off the platform.
Judge issues restraining order, banning Utah abortion law from taking effect

Judge issues restraining order, banning Utah abortion law from taking effect

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 5:42 p.m.

A Utah judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday, temporarily banning Utah's new abortion law from being enacted. The order is good for 14 days.
GOP lawmaker alleges fraud in Utah primary election. State says otherwise

GOP lawmaker alleges fraud in Utah primary election. State says otherwise

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 27 - 5:23 p.m.

A Republican state lawmaker raised a question about fraud in Utah's GOP primary election in an inflammatory social media post over the weekend, but state officials say every voter — all eight of them — was able to cast a ballot for their preferred candidates.
15-year-old passenger killed Sunday in rollover on Tech Ridge Drive in St. George

15-year-old passenger killed Sunday in rollover on Tech Ridge Drive in St. George

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted June 27 - 4:11 p.m.

A teen was killed when a passenger car rolled multiple times on Tech Ridge Drive in St. George on Sunday night.
As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 3:41 p.m.

The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate. The Senate Republican partnership with President Donald Trump to confirm conservative justices paved the way for the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on abortion rights.
Who did Donald Trump just endorse in Utah GOP primary races?

Who did Donald Trump just endorse in Utah GOP primary races?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 27 - 3:13 p.m.

Former President Donald Trump endorsed two incumbent Utah congressmen Monday, a day before the Republican primary election.
Looking for a unique brunch? Try Snowbasin's mountain-top buffet

Looking for a unique brunch? Try Snowbasin's mountain-top buffet

Snowbasin  |  Posted June 27 - 3:00 p.m.

The spectacular mountain-top buffet is available every Sunday through October 3rd.
11-year-old girl found minutes after Salt Lake police issue Amber Alert

11-year-old girl found minutes after Salt Lake police issue Amber Alert

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 2:38 p.m.

Salt Lake police announced that a missing girl had been found on Monday minutes after an Amber Alert was issued seeking help finding her.
Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

Yuras Karmanau And Francesca Ebel, Associated Press  |  Posted June 27 - 2:11 p.m.

Ukrainian officials say scores of civilians are feared killed or injured after a Russian missile strike hit a crowded shopping mall in the central city of Kremenchuk.
Destination development projects in Washington County continue to grow

Destination development projects in Washington County continue to grow

Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News  |  Posted June 27 - 1:22 p.m.

Destination development projects in Washington County are chugging full steam ahead. According to the Greater Zion Convention and Tourism Office, more than $25 million tourism-generated funds have been distributed throughout county projects over the last 10 years.
Michigan school shooting suspect may testify at parents' trial

Michigan school shooting suspect may testify at parents' trial

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Updated June 27 - 12:51 p.m.

Lawyers representing the parents of a Michigan teenager charged in a shooting at Oxford High School that left four of his fellow students dead say they plan to call him to testify at the couple's trial.
2 hospitalized after semitruck spills 200 beehives on I-80

2 hospitalized after semitruck spills 200 beehives on I-80

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:47 p.m.

Two people were taken to a hospital Monday with multiple bee stings after a semitruck transporting beehives rolled in Summit County.

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