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Weber State University solicits transcriptions of brothel interview

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 27th - 10:14pm

Notes from a newspaper interview with a Utah brothel owner nearly 70 years ago have drawn widespread interest from people who want a shot at deciphering the cryptic shorthand.

What can you do in your own home to prepare against coronavirus?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:35pm

Businesses and churches are taking measures to protect the community, but you might be wondering what steps you can take in your home to also prepare.

Better Boundaries, Legislature present compromise on redistricting

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:09pm

Lawmakers and Better Boundaries organizers laid out a deal on the citizen initiative proposing the creation of an independent redistricting commission.

Cutting salt likely to prevent future heart disease, even if you're not at risk now

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:44pm

Heart disease is the number one killer of people worldwide.

'Dracula' will kick off Ballet West 2020-21 season in October

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:25pm

“Our dancers are great athletes, artists, and storytellers, and the 20/21 season will highlight and underline their talents,” said Adam Sklute, Ballet West artistic director.

Utah lawmaker, police looking to crack down on ‘fringe’ gambling

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:55pm

A Utah lawmaker wants to crack down on illegal gaming machines popping up in convenience stores and other shops, often in lower-income neighborhoods.

Several rock climbing routes set to close at Utah's national parks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:32pm

Many popular cliffs and climbing routes in Arches, Canyonlands and Zion national parks will be closed off beginning Sunday. The closures are expected to last several months.

District attorney launches new division to better help crime victims

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:26pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he is seeking to better inform victims of where their cases stand and connect them to services like counseling, even if his deputies decide not to file charges.

‘The Blind Side’ surprised Hollywood with its success, woman who inspired the film tells Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 27th - 6:13pm

If you thought Sandra Bullock played a fiery southern woman in “The Blind Side,” just know that even she didn’t quite match the fire of the real Leigh Anne Tuohy's speech at RootsTech.

Virus anxiety triggers biggest 1-day market drop since 2011

Stan Choe and Alex Veiga, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 27th - 5:50pm

Worldwide markets plummeted again Thursday, deepening a weeklong rout triggered by growing anxiety that the coronavirus will wreak havoc on the global economy.

Woman claims she was detained, beaten for 3 months, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 5:21pm

A Woods Cross man has allegedly been beating a woman in his apartment and not allowing her to leave since before Christmas, police reported.

Who will run homeless resource center? Board to weigh options for future

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:47pm

Board members of Utah’s nonprofit Shelter the Homeless organization are weighing options for the future operation of the 200-bed Gail Miller Resource Center.

Utah House gives quick approval to medical marijuana amendments

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:17pm

Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to sign the bill Friday so the system can be up and running Monday.

Church discourages international travel to US for general conference amid coronavirus

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 27th - 4:15pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discouraged members outside the United States from traveling to general conference amid coronavirus concerns.

Have You Seen This? Reporter doesn't realize livestream filters are spicing up his weather report

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 3:25pm

Workplace mistakes happen. At times, they can be a little funny — in retrospect. Few on-the-clock errors, however, are as viral and funny as this one.

Utah health officials say they have prepared well for a potential COVID-19 outbreak

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 27th - 3:10pm

The Utah Department of Health will hold a press conference Thursday afternoon to explain how the state is preparing for the potential spread of COVID-19.

Body of missing Salt Lake County man found at Sand Hollow State Park

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 2:39pm

The man's body was found near the "jumping rocks" area on the northeast side of the reservoir, where cliff jumping into the water is allowed.

One-third of BYU football games in 2020 will be on weeknights; does it matter?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 2:03pm

Kalani Sitake’s fifth season at the helm of the BYU football program will be unlike any of his previous seasons. Four of the games will be played on a Friday night.

Cache County man charged with shooting kids with airsoft gun

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:14pm

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Cache County man accused of shooting his stepchildren with an airsoft gun after they woke him up.

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