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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 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.

Spending more time at home? Try solving a Utah murder mystery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 8th - 4:31pm

As Utahns continue to look for ways to keep themselves occupied while in isolation at home, some state officials are encouraging them to find some time to solve real-life murder mysteries.

Herbert issues travel declaration order; Utah up 108 COVID-19 cases

Carter Williams,  |  Updated Apr 8th - 4:10pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases increased by 108 from Tuesday, the Utah Department of Health reported Wednesday. The department also reported no new deaths.

2 Utah clinical trials will study potential COVID-19 treatment drugs with 2,300 patients

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 4:09pm

Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health announced the launch of the trials, which will study hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.

Woman dies after early-morning West Haven crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Apr 8th - 3:30pm

A 70-year-old woman died Wednesday from injuries she suffered in a crash that morning, Utah Highway Patrol troopers confirmed.

Utah Online School offers help and flexibility to students and parents

Utah Online School  |  Posted Apr 8th - 3:00pm

Your child’s education doesn’t need to suffer because of current pandemic school changes. In fact, you can turn those hours at home into valuable academic opportunities with the help of Utah Online School.

Admitted child porn addict arrested again in Weber County, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 8th - 2:48pm

A registered sex offender and “child porn addict,” according to police, has been arrested again.

Orange juice sales soar during pandemic

Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN Business  |  Posted Apr 8th - 2:15pm

American consumers have been stocking up on staples as the coronavirus pandemic spreads, giving one struggling beverage a much-needed boost: orange juice.


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