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White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:01pm

The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.

3rd fighter squadron at Hill AFB begins to receive F-35As

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 6:18pm

The 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah is starting to fill up its planned roster of F-35A fighters.

For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 5:34pm

Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online and then walked out of the store to buy the same product elsewhere.

SLC librarian retiring after 61 years on the job

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 4:57pm

A librarian with 61 years on the job at the city library is checking out at the end of the year.

U.S. attorney for Utah reviewing how to deal with new medical marijuana law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 4:25pm

Federal law enforcement officials are reviewing Utah's new medical marijuana law to decide how it affects the job they do in the state.

Chaffetz: Message for migrants should be ‘don’t make this journey, it will kill you’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 3:40pm

Jason Chaffetz says the message to Central American migrants thinking about trekking to the United States should be “don’t make this journey, it will kill you.”

Three Utah resorts in top 10 of TurnKey's annual ski resort rankings

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:48pm

Seven of the "top 50" resorts are in Utah — four of the top 25 and three of the top 10, according to a new look at data.

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How many gifts should a child get for Christmas? Here's what experts say

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:05pm

Whst is the ideal number of holiday gifts for a child, the number that makes a child happy, not spoiled?

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:03pm

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

Mark Huntsman re-elected chairman of the Utah State Board of Education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:19pm

Mark Huntsman and Brittney Cummins were re-elected chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, of the Utah State Board of Education Tuesday evening.

'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 12:41pm

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel's marquee superheroes.

Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview Trump

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:48am

With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleased a fresh series of attacks Sunday on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel.

Thermal-imaging cameras 'game-changer' for Unified firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:01am

The UFA just bought dozens of thermal imaging cameras that will change the way they search burning buildings, find the origins of fires and save lives.

Driver critically injured after boulder crashes through windshield

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 16th - 10:40am

A Layton man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when a boulder fell off the side of the mountain and crashed through the windshield of the truck he was driving, officials said.

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:16am

Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City.

Girl who died after being held at border fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:32am

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous community in Guatemala where she spent her days plodding through mud and surrounded by coconut trees.

Sunday ramp closures affecting traffic near Salt Lake airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:07am

Three freeway ramps near the Salt Lake International Airport will be closed Sunday morning and afternoon as crews conduct bridge inspections in the area.

Trade conference in Utah is like 'commercial speed dating' for business

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:38am

This week, the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, hosted a national conference in Salt Lake City in an effort to aid American businesses to increase exports to the Indo-Pacific.

Weber State drops third-straight as offense continues to sputter

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Updated Dec 15th - 11:30pm

The Wildcats fall to Utah Valley at home on the heels of losses to Fresno State and Utah State.

BYU basketball falls in OT classic to UNLV, 92-90 in series' first game since 2011

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 15th - 10:55pm

Yoeli Childs had 25 points and 11 rebounds, but Noah Robotham drained a 3-pointer with no time on the clock in overtime to lift the Runnin’ Rebels to a 92-90 victory Saturday night in the Neon Hoops Showcase at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

University of Utah police searching for a campus robber

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public's help in finding a person who robbed a student of a brand new $2,500 computer in broad daylight. The incident happened Saturday afternoon.

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