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Joe Griffin Ceo, TrueNorth Wealth | Posted Jun 13th - 7:00pm
Savings gives you the ability to say yes when you want to and no when you don't. It prevents you from being caught off guard when life happens. And it gives you the freedom to do what you want, when you want, with the people you want.
Tad Walch, Deseret News | Posted Jun 13th - 5:57pm
NAACP President Derrick Johnson stood Sunday morning at a pulpit and asked a Latter-day Saint congregation in Salt Lake City to build a wall of love and inclusion.
Heather Simonsen, KSL TV | Posted Jun 13th - 5:22pm
Many parents were left out of practice taking kids to day care and summer activities after the pandemic. Experts warn that could increase the risk now of forgetting a young child in a hot car.
Josef Federman , Associated Press | Updated Jun 13th - 3:59pm
Israel's parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition.
Garna Mejia, KSL TV | Posted Jun 13th - 3:51pm
As we head into the deadliest time of year on Utah's roads, things aren't looking good. In just the last week, at least eight people have lost their lives.
Utah Tech Labs | Posted Jun 13th - 3:00pm
Many modern conveniences are thanks to the internet of things (IoT) and data science services. And if you want to be smarter, it's time to learn how to use them to grow your business.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Jun 13th - 12:59pm
The Los Angeles Clippers hit back with a 132-106 rout in Game 3. It wasn't a great night for the Jazz or for KSL.com readers. Let's go to the comments...
Katie Workman, KSL.com | Updated Jun 13th - 12:26pm
The Utah Department of Health on Sunday reported 194 new COVID-19 cases and 6,333 new vaccinations since Saturday.
Bethany Mandel, for The Deseret News | Posted Jun 13th - 11:02am
Talking about the joys of parenthood isn't just some slick spin to get people to produce more human capital. It's the truth.
Mawal Sidi, CNN | Posted Jun 13th - 10:28am
Spotting cute pups is worth celebrating any day, but in Colorado it's historic.
Katie Workman, KSL.com | Posted Jun 13th - 8:46am
Six people have been displaced and one firefighter has been injured as an office building in Sugarhouse burned down early Sunday.
Heather Hollingsworth and Cedar Attanasio/ Report for America, Associated Press | Posted Jun 13th - 8:39am
School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus pandemic.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted Jun 13th - 7:32am
Federal law enforcement reports computer network ransomware attacks are on the rise in Utah as recent cybercriminal "double-extortion" schemes are earning headlines.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Jun 13th - 12:17am
The Los Angeles Clippers were near flawless on the offensive end in their 132-106 win over the Jazz in Game 3 on Saturday. Considering the Jazz were one of the best defensive teams during the regular season, what happened?
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Jun 12th - 11:19pm
Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, Paul George had 31 points and the Clippers won Game 3 132-106 at Staples Center Saturday. The Jazz now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Deanie Wimmer and Tania Dean, KSL TV | Posted Jun 12th - 10:44pm
Even before the pandemic, many in the child care industry say they faced a crisis. Now with more children bringing their COVID-19 related stress to preschool combined with an employee shortage, providers are struggling to meet needs without pricing out parents.
Anna Camp-Bennett's national title paces BYU women's best finish at NCAA track and field meet in 16 years
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Jun 12th - 10:12pm
Camp-Bennett beat her own personal-best time by about a half-second, clocking a winning time of 4 minutes, 8.53 seconds Saturday to win the 1,500-meter national championship Saturday at the NCAA women's outdoor track and field championships at Eugene, Oregon.
Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Posted Jun 12th - 9:41pm
Conservatives and liberals are divided over how often houses of worship could face discrimination lawsuits if the Equality Act became law.
Madison Swenson, KSL TV | Posted Jun 12th - 8:53pm
Utah's "World Famous" Yum Yum Food Truck has started cooking again, thanks to a little help from Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson and a lot of support from the community.
Morgan Wolfe and Matt Rascon, KSL TV | Posted Jun 12th - 8:16pm
The family and friends of three women who died Monday in a fiery crash in Heber City were left to mourn their loved ones.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News | Posted Jun 12th - 7:47pm
Australian researchers are giddy over the confirmation of the largest dinosaur that ever roamed their country. But a couple of Utah's top paleontologists say, game on.
Andy Rose and Dan Merica, CNN | Posted Jun 12th - 6:59pm
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a sweeping law Friday that moves its party presidential selection contest up to the first Tuesday in February in 2024 and changes it from a caucus to a primary.
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV | Posted Jun 12th - 6:25pm
Some young sisters in West Jordan set up a lemonade stand for people who stopped by, but they weren't keeping any profits. Their money was going to a cause close to their hearts.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News | Posted Jun 12th - 5:27pm
As leaders of the world's richest nations meet to discuss the state of global affairs, the economic and military threat China poses emerged as a strategic concern that must be addressed.
Lisi Merkley, KSL.com | Posted Jun 12th - 4:36pm
David Archuleta, a popular Utah musician, said Saturday on social media that he is part of the LGBTQ community.
Emily Swenson | Posted Jun 12th - 3:00pm
Besides the basics of fuel economy and a great color, here are a few of my favorite features about the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 12th - 2:37pm
Lin Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights" film is a great way to kick off the summer and a fun movie that is perfect for heading back to the theater, or for two-stepping in your own home.
Steve Holland, Reuters | Posted Jun 12th - 1:47pm
U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a solo news conference after meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week, denying the former KGB spy an elevated international platform to castigate the West and sow discord.
Katie Workman, KSL.com | Posted Jun 12th - 12:42pm
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Syracuse Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took place Saturday morning.
Katie Workman, KSL.com | Posted Jun 12th - 10:37am
The Utah Department of Health reported 357 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Saturday, plus four deaths and 14,000 vaccinations.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated Jun 12th - 9:53am
Three people are dead and southbound U.S. 189 was closed for four hours after three vehicles were involved in a fiery crash on Monday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated Jun 12th - 9:35am
A Heber City man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 40 Thursday, the Utah Highway Patrol reported.
Bees outfielder Jo Adell here to 'do damage' as he adjusts into the top prospect the Angels envisioned him to be
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Jun 12th - 9:33am
Nobody is cranking out home runs in minor league baseball quite like Jo Adell. After a rough start to his big league career, he's knocking on the door now.
Tad Walch, Deseret News | Posted Jun 12th - 9:30am
As our driver pulled around a corner onto a dirt road near the Rio Grande on Tuesday, there they were.
David Shepardson, Reuters | Posted Jun 12th - 9:09am
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it screened 2.02 million passengers on Friday at U.S. airports, the highest number since March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand.
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV | Posted Jun 12th - 8:36am
Firefighters working along U.S. 6 north of Price in Carbon County have been moved off the highway for safety reasons, not because of fire danger or falling rocks, but because of speeding and aggressive drivers passing other cars illegally on the winding canyon road.
Jason Bell for KSL Cars | Posted Jun 12th - 8:00am
If you're looking to add some variety to your time behind the wheel, here are some of the best new and used sports cars under $25,000 that are guaranteed to have you grinning from ear to ear.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Jun 12th - 7:32am
A man who says he was shot during a police brutality protest in Provo last year is now running for mayor of the city.
Matt Rascon, KSL TV | Posted Jun 11th - 10:42pm
Most of Utah is already at the worst drought level and over half of the western United States is experiencing severe drought conditions, and farmers warned it's taking a toll on Utah's food supply.
Hanna Ziady, CNN Business | Updated Jun 11th - 10:08pm
Steel, lumber, plastic and fuel. Corn, soybeans, sugar and sunflower oil. Houses, cars, diapers and toilet paper. Prices are rising almost everywhere you look.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Jun 11th - 9:32pm
Ever since East High alum Ryen Jiba scored the equalizing goal of Salt Lake Community College's 2-1 win over top-ranked Iowa Western in the NJCAA national championship match Thursday night, a smile hasn't left his face. For good reason, too.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Jun 11th - 9:09pm
Get your air conditioners ready because the triple-digital heat is returning to Utah with vigor by the end of the weekend.
Diane Bartz, Reuters | Updated Jun 11th - 8:35pm
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced four bills on Friday aimed at reining in the power of the tech giants, with one potentially leading to their break-up.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 11th - 8:02pm
Have you ever made a mistake as a parent and actually owned up to it? Recently, I had to do this. Here's how it went.
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV | Posted Jun 11th - 7:37pm
The pandemic created learning gaps for some Utah students, and it's led to an uptick in enrollment for summer school.
Tad Walch, Deseret News | Posted Jun 11th - 7:11pm
The Hill Cumorah in Manchester, New York, will undergo long-term rehabilitation to preserve the site and share its story.
Aley Davis, KSL TV | Posted Jun 11th - 6:30pm
A cancer diagnosis is often about more than just the cancer itself. The treatment can affect every part of someone's overall health and well-being. One Utah woman is grateful for an attentive physician who helped her through the emotional pain she experienced as she went through treatment during the pandemic.
Dan Spindle, KSL TV | Posted Jun 11th - 5:41pm
Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Utah, and is there anything more relaxing than casting a line and waiting patiently to see if they're biting — all without having to get a license?
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted Jun 11th - 5:19pm
Community leaders in Utah hope kids and parents will dive into underage drinking prevention this summer — literally.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Jun 11th - 4:42pm
Police in Washington County say they seized over $880,000 worth of heroin after pulling over a vehicle from Colorado earlier this week.
John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 11th - 4:06pm
Pretty self-explanatory. Dog tasted lemon. Dog didn't like lemon. Dog berates lemon.
Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka and Aamer Madhani, Associated Press | Updated Jun 11th - 3:23pm
Group of Seven leaders brought pledges to share vaccine doses and make a fairer global economy Friday to a seaside summit in England, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus pandemic should not be allowed to leave a "lasting scar" on the world.
Annie Knox, KSL.com | Updated Jun 11th - 3:17pm
A Unified police officer was legally justified in shooting a man in September after the man picked up another officer's gun and pointed it at the officer, the district attorney concluded.
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- Sugarhouse office building blaze injures firefighter, displaces 6
- Wildfire Updates: Broad Canyon Fire burning west of Utah Lake
- Utah musician David Archuleta says he is part of LGBTQ community
- Colorado officials observe gray wolf pups for the first time in about 80 years
- Anna Camp-Bennett's national title paces BYU women's best finish at NCAA track and field meet in 16 years
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