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Utah doctor: Wearing a mask benefits community but staying home is better

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 6th - 7:48am

One infectious disease doctor believes a cloth mask is not a bad idea, as long as we don’t get a false sense of security. “It really is not a benefit to the person wearing the mask,” said Dr. Eddie Stenehjem with Intermountain Healthcare. “It’s a benefit to the community.”

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 6th - 7:16am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Patients rush to join studies testing drug for coronavirus

Marilynn Marchione AP Chief Medical Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 6:16am

Coronavirus patients around the world are rushing to join studies of an experimental drug that showed promise against some similar viruses in the past.

Coronavirus updates: U. announces confirmed coronavirus case in Union building; Kane County reports second confirmed case

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Apr 5th - 9:49pm

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

'My heart was racing': Donovan Mitchell loses in first round of NBA2K tournament

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 5th - 9:36pm

Playing with the Brooklyn Nets, Donovan Mitchell lost in the first round of the NBA2K Players Only Tournament.

Americans brace for 'hardest, saddest' week of their lives

Jim Mustian and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 5th - 9:17pm

Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's.

Comedian Wayne Brady hosting new comedy show on BYUtv

Byutv  |  Posted Apr 5th - 9:00pm

This is one competition show you won't want to miss.

Lucky, the San Antonio Zoo's oldest elephant, celebrates her 60th birthday

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Apr 5th - 8:47pm

Sunday is one lucky elephant's birthday and she received a celebration almost as big as she is.

6 takeaways from April’s general conference

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 5th - 8:11pm

During The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ October general conference, church President Russell M. Nelson promised April’s conference would be unforgettable and unlike any other. Here are six takeaways from the historic event.

Third person arrested in fatal Millcreek shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 5th - 7:45pm

A third person has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a Millcreek apartment.

A Costly Cure: Utah lawmakers unite to bring down prescription prices

John Wojcik and Kelli Pierce, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 5th - 7:11pm

Two Utah leaders, a Republican in Salt Lake City and a Democrat in Washington, D.C., are crossing political boundaries to try to do what no one seems to be able to do: bring down the soaring prices of prescription drugs.

Latter-day Saints mark bicentennial of First Vision of Joseph Smith

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Apr 5th - 6:15pm

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints marked the bicentennial of the First Vision of Joseph Smith with a special session at the faith's 190th Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City.

Pregnant mom hospitalized in Idaho with COVID-19; husband speaks out about lack of testing

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Apr 5th - 5:50pm

Kimberly Anderson is 36 years old, eight months pregnant and lying in a bed at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

'Tiger King': The not-so-secret formula behind its popularity

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted Apr 5th - 5:34pm

Every once in a while, a doozy of a documentary or podcast comes out that overtakes the national pop culture conversation. "Wild Wild Country" did it. "Serial" did it. But the Netflix docuseries "Tiger King," is on a whole new level.

President Nelson announces 8 new temples, including Syracuse, Shanghai and Dubai

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 5th - 5:26pm

The Syracuse temple would be the 24th temple in Utah, and the third in Davis County.

Teenagers crash car while on joyride, rescued by nearby officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 5th - 4:41pm

Three young boys took a relative’s car on a joyride early Friday and had to be rescued by a police officer who happened to be in the area after they crashed the vehicle and it caught fire, according to police.

Sunday afternoon session: Announcements and talk summaries from general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Apr 5th - 4:14pm

Scroll through KSL.com for summaries of the key points and announcements from each session.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 5th - 3:01pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the coronavirus more than a week ago, was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests.

2 injured after car plows into Ogden restaurant

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 5th - 1:35pm

Two people were injured Sunday when their vehicle hopped a curb and ran through a restaurant in Ogden.

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