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On 2nd try, move away from signature-gathering for primary candidates gets initial Senate OK

On 2nd try, move away from signature-gathering for primary candidates gets initial Senate OK

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb 25th - 9:17pm

The Utah Senate is poised to pass a bill that would step back from a controversial law passed several years ago that allows candidates for political office to gather voter signatures to get on a primary ballot.
Big dunk from Lohner, career night from Barcello lead BYU to 3rd straight win

Big dunk from Lohner, career night from Barcello lead BYU to 3rd straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 9:12pm

Come for Caleb Lohner's dunks. Stay for Alex Barcello's threes — and a three-game winning streak.
Bruins overwhelm Utes, roll to 76-61 victory at the Huntsman Center

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Bruins overwhelm Utes, roll to 76-61 victory at the Huntsman Center

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 25th - 9:09pm

Utah wasn't enough to overtake a UCLA team looking to solidify a bid for the NCAA Tournament next month. The visiting UCLA Bruins controlled an 8-point halftime lead before blowing it open in the second half to defeat Utah 76-61.
U.S. Senate referee says Democrats cannot include $15 minimum wage in COVID-19 aid bill

U.S. Senate referee says Democrats cannot include $15 minimum wage in COVID-19 aid bill

Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Updated Feb 25th - 8:48pm

U.S. senators on Wednesday were eyeing potentially significant cuts to President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as they awaited a ruling on whether the measure can include raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Some Trump supporters have threatened to 'blow up' Capitol, police chief warns

Some Trump supporters have threatened to 'blow up' Capitol, police chief warns

Susan Cornwell and Kanishka Singh, Reuters  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:34pm

Donald Trump supporters who launched a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last month have indicated they want to "blow up" the building and kill members of Congress, the acting chief of the Capitol Police said on Thursday.
Shot Provo police officer called his wife on way to the hospital

Shot Provo police officer called his wife on way to the hospital

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb 25th - 8:24pm

Officer and gunman both shot during exchange of gunfire at Provo apartment.
Utah football signs former 4-star linebacker from Alabama

Utah football signs former 4-star linebacker from Alabama

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:23pm

Brandon "Ale" Kaho, who previously signed with Alabama in 2018 as a four-star recruit according to 247Sports, played three season before announcing his intent to transfer from the current defending national champions.
Why biologists want you to report raptor nest locations in Utah

Why biologists want you to report raptor nest locations in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:01pm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Raptor Inventory Nest Survey are once again teaming up to collect data on raptor nests, and they're asking citizen scientists for help.
'It hit me so hard': Utah ICU nurse battling COVID-19 released from hospital after double lung transplant

'It hit me so hard': Utah ICU nurse battling COVID-19 released from hospital after double lung transplant

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 7:31pm

After a devastating battle with COVID-19, Jill Holker underwent a double lung transplant surgery. Just shy of one month after the surgery, she was able to walk out of the hospital, once again able to breathe on her own.
Are you a celebrity love expert? Test your knowledge and win!

Are you a celebrity love expert? Test your knowledge and win!

Minky Couture  |  Posted Feb 25th - 7:00pm

Take the quiz and enter to win a Minky Couture blanket.
Utah woman a victim in California double homicide; police say suspect livestreamed the scene

Utah woman a victim in California double homicide; police say suspect livestreamed the scene

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 6:45pm

A Utah woman was identified as one of the victims of a double homicide that occurred on Jan. 30 at a military apartment complex in Vacaville, California, with the other victim being just 15 years old.
Woman killed in snowmobile accident near Brian Head identified

Woman killed in snowmobile accident near Brian Head identified

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 25th - 6:33pm

One woman was killed and two others were injured around 4 p.m. on Tuesday in a snowmobiling accident near Navajo Ridge just outside Brian Head, according to Brian Head town marshals.
U.S. carries out airstrikes against Iranian-backed militia facilities in Syria

U.S. carries out airstrikes against Iranian-backed militia facilities in Syria

Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart, Reuters  |  Posted Feb 25th - 6:31pm

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday directed U.S. military airstrikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia, in a calibrated response to recent rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq.
Jazz, NBA investigating bigotry claims against team executive Dennis Lindsey

Jazz, NBA investigating bigotry claims against team executive Dennis Lindsey

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:40pm

The Utah Jazz have engaged in outside counsel to investigate former guard Elijah Millsap's claim that team executive Dennis Lindsey used bigoted language toward him during a 2015 exit interview.
House passes Equality Act that Democrats say will expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

House passes Equality Act that Democrats say will expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:16pm

Republicans broadly opposed the legislation, echoing concerns from religious groups who worry the bill would force people to take actions that contradict their religious beliefs.
Costco lifts minimum wage above Amazon or Target to $16 per hour

Costco lifts minimum wage above Amazon or Target to $16 per hour

Reuters  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:36pm

Costco Wholesale Corp is raising the minimum wage for its hourly staff to $16 from next week, a dollar more than what its competitors Amazon and Target pay per hour.
 Tiger mom Amy Chua talks about faith, family, politics and her career

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Tiger mom Amy Chua talks about faith, family, politics and her career

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:20pm

When Amy Chua applied to teach law, she was rejected by 40 schools. And yet today Chua is not only a professor at Yale, she's one of the most widely recognized legal experts in the country.
Google Fiber internet is coming to South Salt Lake

Google Fiber internet is coming to South Salt Lake

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:04pm

South Salt Lake will soon have faster internet options, with residents and businesses potentially able to sign up for the service by the summer, the city council announced at its Wednesday meeting.
Utahns 16 and up with comorbidities now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; 832 cases, 11 deaths reported Thursday

Utahns 16 and up with comorbidities now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; 832 cases, 11 deaths reported Thursday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 25th - 3:34pm

As Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced more earlier-than-expected vaccine eligibility Thursday, he remained confidently optimistic that a return to normalcy is coming in the summer.

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