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Tax reform referendum will make November ballot, signature gatherers say

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Jan 21st - 5:29pm

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday the state of Utah reported it had verified 58,437 signatures for the referendum to repeal the recently passed state tax reform legislation. 115,869 signatures are needed in order to get the referendum on ballots in November.

Many Utah resorts experiencing 'good fortune' as more snow hits mountains this week

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:22pm

Following a round of storms that blanketed Utah last week, many resorts across the state are boasting strong snow-depth numbers. Another pair of storms coming through the state this week may help continue to boost those numbers.

No talking? No cellphones? Sen. Lee making bets on who breaks impeachment trial rules first

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:46pm

Senate rules preclude talking and cellphone use during the proceedings. “Those two things are difficult for some of my colleagues to take," Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, quipped Monday on KSL NewsRadio.

'Another great leap': Intermountain to build new Primary Children’s Hospital campus in Lehi

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Updated Jan 21st - 4:16pm

When she was a new mother, Utah philanthropist and businesswoman Gail Miller’s first baby had an undetected injury after he fell off a bed.

Have You Seen This? Dad cuts baby noises together to create 'Thunderstruck'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:03pm

It's hard to truly express how much I love this video. Great song, great baby, great dad.

Clinton won’t commit to backing Sanders if he’s nominee

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 21st - 3:00pm

Hillary Clinton refused to say whether she would endorse Bernie Sanders, her 2016 rival, if he wins the Democratic nomination and offered a broad condemnation of the progressive candidate’s style of politics.

Apple Watch identifies Utah man's racing heartbeat that signals underlying problems

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:00pm

Peter’s life-changing odyssey with an abnormal heart rhythm began with a purchase: he bought an Apple Watch Series 4.

Utah man arrested in Arizona in connection with discovery of $3.7M in drugs, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 21st - 2:56pm

Authorities in northwest Arizona arrested a Sandy man who they say had nearly $3.7 in meth, cocaine and marijuana on Monday.

McConnell backs off, abruptly eases impeachment trial limits

Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 21st - 2:48pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly backed offsome of his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday, easing plans for a tight two-day schedule and agreeing that House evidence will be included. He acted after protests from senators, including fellow Republicans.

West Jordan police identify man killed in stabbing

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jan 21st - 2:35pm

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in West Jordan Tuesday.

Romney among GOP senators who pushed McConnell for new impeachment trial rules

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 21st - 2:35pm

Utah Senator Mitt Romney was one of multiple Senate Republicans who pushed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to adopt new rules.

Backatcha: Thunberg returns Trump’s climate jibe

Pan Pylas and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 21st - 2:34pm

The 17-year-old Swedish activist wasted little time on Tuesday to push back against U.S. President Donald Trump’s description of climate campaigners as “the perennial prophets of doom” who predict the “apocalypse.”

Coat design isn't just saving lives — it's launching new careers for homeless people

Story By Holly Yan, CNN Photographs BY Brittany Greeson for CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:27pm

In the shadows of Detroit's tallest skyscrapers, dozens of homeless people shiver in the 17-degree cold.

7 sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after one use, FDA says, but don't abandon sun protection

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:48pm

After a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Is preschool the new kindergarten? The United Way says it should be

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:17pm

Nonprofit United Way presented its 2020 policy agenda Tuesday and highlighted several bills centered around early childhood education.

South Ogden police arrest man in connection with stabbing of 68-year-old woman

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 21st - 12:57pm

Police have arrested a man who they say stabbed his mother early Tuesday morning.

Mountain lion euthanized after attacking 3-year-old boy in a California wilderness park

Jennifer Selva and Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:46pm

A mountain lion has been euthanized after attacking a 3-year-old boy in a Southern California wilderness park on Monday, authorities say.

Tickets for Sundance Film Festival screenings are now on sale for the general public

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:14pm

Tickets for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival are now on sale for everyone.

Vaccine for new Chinese coronavirus in the works

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:48am

The National Institutes of Health is working on a vaccine against the new virus that has infected hundreds and killed four in Asia.

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