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4 reasons homeowners should care about low interest rates right now

Altabank  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:20pm

Even if you own a home, the low-interest rates available now could help you financially.

Have You Seen This? Elephant packs its trunk for early morning wake-up call

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:20pm

It’s time to address the elephant in the room. Namely, the Asian elephant that is seen in a recent video ambling through a luxury hotel.

HIV prevention campaign moves forward — sans controversial Utah-themed condoms

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:50pm

The Utah Department of Health is moving forward with an HIV prevention campaign — this time, without the controversial condoms branded with Utah-themed sexual innuendos.

Driving restrictions lifted in Cottonwood canyons after weak Utah winter storm

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 2:01pm

Tire chains or 4-wheel drive were required in Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood canyons as of Wednesday morning, but the restrictions were lifted in the afternoon.

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:00pm

Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. He had been suffering from dementia.

South Ogden man stabbed his mother multiple times, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:15pm

A woman attacked by her adult son on Tuesday was stabbed in the lung, heart and liver, according to police.

Regents, University of Utah to host campus safety forum at the U.

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:42pm

The Utah State Board of Regents and the University of Utah will host a student safety forum Friday on the U. campus, addressing issues such as campus safety, healthy relationships, mental health and Title IX.

Trump’s trial opens on fast track, Dems arguing for removal

Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 12:33pm

The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. First up: Democratic House managers making their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be removed from office.

Arianne Brown: A 'mom' wardrobe is nothing to be ashamed of

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:15pm

As I took my kids to school in my gray sweats, lime green shirt, rainbow slippers and high messy bun, I was not ashamed — because I earned it.

Gen. James Mattis talks diplomacy and patriotism with USU students

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:00pm

Amid a country steeped in raucous and divisive politics and on the first day of his former boss’ impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, retired four-star Gen. James Mattis called the United States the “greatest experiment” in the history of the world — and one worth not giving up on.

West Jordan man fatally stabbed by former best friend, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:56am

A man arrested Tuesday in connection with a fatal stabbing in West Jordan used to be best friends with the victim, according to police.

Police: Man arranged meeting with 12-year-old on app to have sex

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:02am

A 20-year-old Provo man has been arrested for allegedly meeting a 12-year-old girl on a dating app and making plans to get her pregnant, according to police.

Utah becomes 19th state to ban conversion therapy

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:36am

Utah became the 19th state in the country to ban conversion therapy as a professional licensing rule took effect Wednesday.

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How 'the negativity effect' impacts marriage, parenting and politics

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:36am

A Q&A with the author of ‘The Power of Bad,’ a renowned psychologist with Utah ties, who explains why negative experiences shape our lives — and how to overcome

Patrick Kinahan: Sitake likely to keep BYU coaching staff intact

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:12am

The lackluster finish to BYU’s football season, which ended with two consecutive losses in winnable games, has led to many of the faithful to demand changes to the coaching staff.

2 Excedrin products are temporarily discontinued, company says

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:40am

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says it has temporarily discontinued two types of Excedrin items as a precautionary measure.

Sundance: New movies, new filmmakers, new voices

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 9:12am

The Sundance Film Festival, coming at the start of a new movie calendar, is an annual rite of renewal. New movies. New filmmakers. New voices. And that feels especially welcome this year.

UN experts: Jeff Bezos phone hack shows link to Saudi prince

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 8:53am

The phone of Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, United Nations experts alleged Wednesday.

How you can save more on an RV before a big show

Sierra Rv  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:26am

It might seem counterintuitive to shop for an RV before an RV show, but you can actually save a lot of money.

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