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Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:40pm

Science shows moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise is good for us -- it improves sleep; lowers blood pressure; protects against heart disease, diabetes and cancer; reduces stress; boosts mood; and fights anxiety and depression.

More $ sought for ailing Utah Lake, drying Great Salt Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27pm

What will help these struggling lakes?

By 2060, a quarter of U.S. residents will be over age 65

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 8:53pm

By 2060, almost a quarter of all U.S. residents will be over age 65, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 years, according to new reports the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.

$1 million loan for affordable housing approved by Salt lake City Council

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:32pm

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a $1 million loan for affordable housing. The complex is to be built at 535 West 300 North.

Salt Lake County recorder warns residents of ‘predatory’ property assessment solicitation

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:46pm

If you own property in the greater Salt Lake area, you might have received a letter from a California company called Property Site requesting $95 for a “property assessment profile.”

A large lawsuit was filed against NOAH’s leadership in month before it liquidated

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:11pm

A massive class action lawsuit filed against NOAH’s Corporation leadership and other groups by investors a month before the Lehi-based event center company shuttered provides a deeper look at the troubles it was facing.

Suspected blood, bullet found in vehicle bought at auction, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 5:54pm

Employees at a Salt Lake City car dealership recently discovered more than they were expecting while detailing a car recently purchased at an out-of-state auction, according to police.

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 5:23pm

A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.

Town leaders pledge to preserve historic Box Elder County church

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:49pm

Town leaders said they will work to preserve a 1870s Episcopal-Methodist Church that serves as a relic of the town’s foundation by pioneers who were not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

UHP trooper stops suspected DUI, wrong-way driver on I-80

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:17pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper successfully stopped a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way on I-80 Sunday before anyone was seriously injured.

Vandals cover Plymouth Rock in red graffiti

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:15pm

The iconic Plymouth Rock and other sites were covered in red graffiti Monday during a vandalism spree discovered at the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago.

Utah man arrested for running over dog that got his chicken

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:18pm

A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly chasing down and running over a dog with his truck after the dog got ahold of one of his chickens, according to police.

Black History Month celebrates 150 years of African Americans and the vote

Merritt Jewel, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:27pm

This year's Black History Month celebrates the 15th Amendment's sesquicentennial and the 19th Amendment's centennial. While there has been much progress made, many say the African American vote is still an “ongoing struggle."

Weather updates: Big Cottonwood Canyon reopens for uphill traffic

Jen Riess and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 17th - 1:13pm

Both directions of I-15 in Lehi have reopened and Big Cottonwood Canyon has reopened for uphill traffic after icy road conditions and crashes affected travelers Monday morning.

2 Utahns among cruise passengers quarantined for coronavirus prevention at US military bases

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 1:08pm

Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight.

Mike Bloomberg returning to Utah Thursday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:48pm

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

Man slashed wife’s throat as she drove, nearly killing her, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:15pm

West Valley police say a woman was just centimeters away from receiving fatal injuries after her husband slashed her throat in front of their infant child while they were driving early Monday.

Great Clips of the Week: Alta High alum Kealia Ohai’s new husband busts a move at wedding

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:32am

Let's celebrate the recent nuptials of former Alta High soccer star (and current Chicago Red Stars forward) Kealia Ohai and her new husband, J.J. Watt the way Grandma intended.

Utah football schedules home-and-home series in 2031, 2032 with LSU

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:28am

Utah scheduled a home-and-home series with the recent college football champions, the LSU Tigers, for the 2031 and 2032 seasons.

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