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Utah, Idaho farmers dumping milk after drop in demand

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 9th - 8:20am

When the recommendation first came to stay at home and socially distance to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus, dairy farmers could keep up with demand for milk. Since then, many have been forced to dump their product.

Get your groceries delivered free for three months — here's how

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Apr 9th - 8:00am

One Utah company is covering the cost of your grocery delivery service.

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 9th - 7:52am

Congress is rushing headlong into a conflict over the next coronavirus aid package as the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats’ proposal to tack on billions for protective gear, food stamps and support to state and local governments

Child pornography discovered on man’s iPad after he sent it in for repairs, prosecutors say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 9th - 7:21am

A Tooele man who sent his iPad away to be fixed now faces felony charges after police say the repair shop found child pornography.

New program connects Utah’s elderly and at-risk with people ready to help

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Apr 9th - 6:42am

Volunteers with Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Leave It To Us are helping elderly or immunocompromised people fill grocery and errand requests.

Record 16.6 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 9th - 6:40am

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.

Provo Daily Herald cuts Sunday paper and combines coverage into 1 'Weekend Edition'

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 11:06pm

The new edition will print on Saturdays and include Sunday’s ads, according to the newspaper.

Coronavirus updates: Intermountain launches free ‘Emotional Relief Hotline’ Staff  |  Updated Apr 8th - 9:56pm

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

Coronavirus closes canyons of Escalante, campgrounds in Kane County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 8th - 9:29pm

Local officials cite worries over first responders.

Laudy Kaouk, 1st young woman to speak at general session of Latter-day Saint conference, shares her experience

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 9:02pm

Laudy Kaouk was the first-ever female youth speaker to address a general session during general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

5 COVID-19 scams you should know about

Mountain America Credit Union  |  Posted Apr 8th - 9:00pm

In this time of heightened anxiety and uncertainty, scammers are preying on people's insecurities.

State prison won’t take offenders from Salt Lake County Jail, where at least 6 inmates have coronavirus

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 8th - 8:33pm

Defendants from other counties are still being brought to the Utah State Prison to start serving their sentences there, but few details were released on the new policy.

Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans

Kat Stafford, Meghan Hoyer and Aaron Morrison, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 8th - 8:08pm

As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population — black Americans.

Woman critically injured in crash that closed NB I-15 in Draper

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Apr 8th - 7:55pm

Northbound I-15 was temporarily closed as of 2:50 p.m., UHP Lt. Nick Street said.

'I was hooked': Utah man collects nearly 2,000 board games

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:48pm

In the current age of self-isolation and quarantine, board games have become a necessary pastime to overcome the monotony of staring at the same four walls of a home. For one Utahn, his collection of approximately 2,000 board games is coming in extra handy.

Granite teachers to receive 5% pay hike, bonuses in coming year

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:31pm

Granite School District teachers will receive a 5% cost of living raise for the 2020-21 school year in a negotiated agreement that will increase starting pay for teachers to $50,380 annually.

Mountain climber dies after falling in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Apr 8th - 7:17pm

The 29-year-old man suffered from possible broken ribs and other trauma-related injuries, UPD Sgt. Melody Gray said.

Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Clinton scandal, dies at 70

Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 8th - 7:08pm

Linda Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday at age 70.

Looking back at the history of fasting in religion and within the Church of Jesus Christ

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 6:26pm

Fasting has been recorded in religious history for centuries. A call for a worldwide fast on Good Friday adds to this history.


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