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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Jennifer McDermott, Dake Kang and Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:15am

Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain.

Solar and clean air: short and long-term solutions

Solaroo  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:00am

Air pollution is perennially among the top 10 Utah issues. In 2016, according to the Utah Foundation, it ranked only behind healthcare.

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Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:50am

The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election charged an attorney Tuesday with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official.

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Trump offers support for background checks on gun purchases

Catherine Lucey and Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:35am

President Donald Trump supports a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases, the White House said, as pressure mounts on Trump to take action after 17 students and teachers were killed in last week's shooting at a Florida high school.

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Trump plan: Less-comprehensive health plans at lower cost

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:23am

The Trump administration Tuesday cleared the way for a lower-cost, limited alternative to the comprehensive individual medical plans required under former President Barack Obama's health law.

Blood and urine test for autism could enable earlier diagnosis, scientists say

Zahid Mahmood, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:07am

UK and Italian scientists are getting closer to developing blood and urine tests for autism, which could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of the condition, a new study suggests.

Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:38am

Fast-food fans were in a flutter Monday after most of the 900 KFC outlets in the U.K. and Ireland were forced to close because of a shortage of chicken.

Will more young people support gun control after Parkland? Recent history suggests no

Analysis By Harry Enten, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:49am

In the aftermath of the shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, some of the student survivors are calling on Congress to pass legislation that would address gun violence in schools.

Teen snowmobiler gets stuck, walks several miles to safety

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:29pm

A teenager was reunited with his family after his snowmobile became stuck in a hole, forcing him to walk several miles to be located, officials said Monday night.

Trump endorses Romney's Senate run

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:29pm

President Donald Trump announced his endorsement for Mitt Romney's Senate run via Twitter Monday night.

Takeaways from the 1st day of the 5A girls basketball state tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:58pm

Three region top seeds fell in the opening round of the Class 5A state girls basketball tournament Monday at Salt Lake Community College. Here are the highlights.

Committee recommends bill legalizing sale of hemp products for qualifying licensees

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:39pm

A bill which would widely allow the production and sale of hemp products for qualifying license holders got the OK of the House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee on Friday.

5 things 'Mister Rogers' can still teach us

Mercedes Leguizamon and Brandon Griggs, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:22pm

To a generation of children, Fred Rogers was a lot more than a soothing voice and a cardigan.

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:12pm

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.

'Living inside a painting': Zion National Park through the eyes of artists

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:00pm

Among the millions of visitors to Zion National Park every year, there are four artists-in-residence, who capture the park in their work as it changes from day to day and season to season.

National group's ad calls gun exceptions in .05 percent DUI legislation hypocritical

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:28pm

A national organization opposing Utah's .05 percent blood alcohol DUI limit has Rep. Norm Thurston in its sights for a bill that carves out self-defense exceptions for laws against using a firearm while intoxicated.

Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.

Utah measure pushes back on ruling that boosted police power

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:01pm

A Utah lawmaker is proposing to limit the effects of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that bolstered police power to use evidence even if officers did something wrong to get it.

Safety inspections gone, but cars must still be safe, UHP warns

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:28pm

The Utah Highway Patrol wants to remind the public that while safety inspections are no longer required in Utah, drivers are still required to have a safe vehicle.

Snowstorm triggers powder day frenzy, hampers commute

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:47pm

As skiers and snowboarders rushed to the canyons to take advantage of the snowy conditions, the weather made things difficult on the roads.

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