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Restrictions lifted in Cottonwood canyons, I-84 reopened north of Utah-Idaho border after winter storm

Lauren Bennett and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Jan 17th - 6:07pm

A winter storm brought heavy snow and winds to the Wasatch Front on Friday morning, just in time for the morning commute. Some road closures were still in effect Friday afternoon.

Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

Carole Feldman, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 17th - 5:44pm

The Trump administration on Friday proposed rolling back nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity.

Referendum supporters opposed to food tax scrambling for signatures as Tuesday deadline looms

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:24pm

The volunteers behind the tax reform referendum are counting on the booths they’ve set up in Harmons and Associated Food stores around the state to put them over the top by the Tuesday deadline.

Utah ex-governor calls inland port economic ‘beachhead’ of future prosperity

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:50pm

Mike Leavitt, a Republican who served from 1993 to 2003, said 25 years from now people are going to be taking the controversial Utah Inland Port for granted as part of the foundation of Utah’s economy.

Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:18pm

That Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.

Couple charged with holding woman captive, assaulting her

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:46pm

A man and woman were charged Friday with holding a woman working as a prostitute captive, as well as beating and raping her on multiple occasions.

Have You Seen This? Dad becomes son's potty training hype man

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:03pm

Being a dad can be absolutely exhausting. That's why we do things like this, just to keep it interesting.

How much do you contribute to Utah's air problem? How to reduce your emissions

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:00pm

Join the Clean the Air Challenge to help reduce the thousands of pounds of emissions in Utah's air.

Review: Robert Downey Jr.'s 'Dolittle' does little to impress

Dave Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:00pm

What would you do if you could speak to animals? After seeing 'Dolittle' you may choose to change the topic when they ask you what you thought of the film.

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 17th - 1:37pm

U.S. health officials announced Friday that they will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens and killed two, prompting worries about a new international outbreak.

Dershowitz, Starr join Trump impeachment legal defense

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 17th - 1:20pm

President Donald Trump is adding experience in constitutional law and the politics of impeachment to his legal defense team, bringing in retired law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton.

Utah cougar harvest quotas increased as wildlife officials seek to combat deer decline

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:14pm

In response to a decline in deer populations in some pockets of Utah, state wildlife officials issued an “emergency” increase of 117 cougar harvest objectives in 11 areas across the state.

Rudy Gobert has been the league's best clutch player — another reason he should be an All-Star

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:53pm

Rudy Gobert was snubbed last season, and he's doing everything he can not to have that happen again.

Parents praise coworkers for quick response to help son who severed hand in work accident

Hollie Reina, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm

On Jan. 6, the life of a former Dixie High School football player with aspirations to play in college changed dramatically when his hand was severed in a work accident.

Injury-riddled BYU basketball has figured out WCC play, but No. 1 Gonzaga is 'a whole different beast'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:26am

There wasn’t a whole lot to nitpick from the Cougars (14-5, 3-1 WCC) after BYU’s 10th win in the past 12 games to keep ahold of second place in the West Coast Conference. But Saturday will be another story.

11 US troops injured in Iran missile attack despite Pentagon initially saying there were no casualties

Jake Tapper, Ryan Browne and Barbara Starr, CNN  |  Updated Jan 17th - 11:18am

Eleven US service members were injured during last week's Iranian missile attack on Al-Asad airbase in Iraq despite the Pentagon initially saying that no casualties were suffered.

Utah couple travels to Rio de Janeiro to help revitalize art center

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:05am

When the two wanted to celebrate their 10-year wedding anniversary and Sunny’s 40th birthday, they chose the colorful and lively Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Behind Kansas City safety Daniel Sorensen’s competitive fire

Dick Harmon, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:23am

Daniel Sorensen is a quiet, engaged father at home but when he gets on a football field, he turns on a switch as Dirty Dan. Here’s a look at where he gets it

‘Adjustments’ made to Latter-day Saint temple ceremonial clothing

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:21am

Latter-day Saints wear ceremonial clothing when participating in sacred rituals within their temples. That clothing has now been slightly adjusted.


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