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5 indie movie directors ready to take on big-budget franchises

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:00pm

Here are five indie directors we'd like to see take on a big-budget franchise.

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Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:46pm

A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

Bill banning ticket quotas passes; public breastfeeding bill advances

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:32pm

The Utah Senate passed a bill banning law enforcement ticket quotas, a bill that will allow mothers to breastfeed in public advanced and lawmakers have an additional $581 million in revenue

Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:09pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying "there's nothing more important than protecting our children," amid a public outcry for action after the Florida school shooting.

Zion to temporarily close 13 cliffs to rock climbing to protect peregrine falcons

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:33pm

Zion National Park officials are once again temporarily closing several cliffs in the park to rock climbing to help protect peregrine falcons.

Have You Seen This? Bill Gates can’t figure out cost of basic grocery items

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:14pm

Billionaires! They are not just like us.

2nd defendant in Santa Clara murder case takes plea deal

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:12pm

Another plea deal has apparently been reached in the case involving the kidnapping and killing of a Santa Clara faher in 2016.

7 men charged in undercover underage sex sting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:59pm

Numerous charges ranging from solicitation to commit child rape, to solicitation to commit child kidnapping were filed Thursday against a group of men arrested last week during an undercover sting.

Devashrayee, Nawahine, Wayment set for emotional Marriott Center sendoff

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:31pm

Three players from the BYU women’s basketball team who entered the team at different times will suit up in their final regular-season home game Thursday at 7 p.m. MST against Portland.

Charges: Man accused of killing U. student stabbed inmate

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:19pm

A man accused of shooting and killing a University of Utah student in a carjacking attempt near Red Butte Garden was charged Thursday in a new attack.

Washington County detectives seek public’s help in possible homicide investigation

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:55am

Washington County Sheriff’s detectives investigating the death of a female found Aug. 25 near the Virgin River and later identified as an Oklahoma woman are seeking the public’s help.

No consolidation: All 5 of Utah’s wildfire dispatch centers to remain open

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:38am

After debating for more than a year on whether or not to consolidate three of Utah’s five interagency wildfire dispatch centers, officials have decided to keep all five open.

Young mom of 3 pushing for changes after husband dies in Idaho avalanche

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:23am

It’s been six weeks since Summer Andersen received the worst phone call of her life.

Girl who wowed crowd singing at Jazz game to audition for America’s Got Talent

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:42am

An 11-year-old who stunned Utah Jazz fans while singing the National Anthem last October is on her way to audition for America’s Got Talent.

Catholic community marks 25th year in renewed Cathedral of the Madeleine

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:23am

As the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese marked the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral of the Madeleine's rededication Wednesday, Monsignor M. Francis Mannion remembered the effort it took to restore the cathedral as well as the people who helped.

2 cannabis bills advance; resolution on gang violence OKed

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:04am

A pair of bills promoting the growth of marijuana in Utah and terminally ill patients' right to try medicinal cannabis products both advanced, as did a resolution urging a comprehensive approach to reducing gang violence.

Mortar discovered at WJ waste management facility results in police response

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:58am

The discovery of what appeared to be a mortar at a garbage handling and recycling facility in West Jordan Wednesday led to a response by police, fire and a bomb tech.

67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP tests earn college credit

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:40am

More than 67 percent of Utah students who took Advanced Placement exams in 2017 earned college credit, which ranked the Beehive State fifth in the nation, according to data released Wednesday by the College Board.

Wise goes for it, and comes out with another Olympic gold

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:00am

They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too.

Panel gives nod to bill that waives fees for IDs for homeless

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:39am

A committee OK'd a bill to waive the fees for government IDs like birth certificates for homeless people.

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