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Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:29pm

Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010.

Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

Deb Riechmann and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:56pm

President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally.

Service mourns German prisoners of war, urges Utahns to reflect

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:18pm

As they gathered to honor German prisoners of war buried in Salt Lake City, faith and civic leaders said Sunday it's important not just to remember the fallen but to reflect on how to prevent atrocities of war in the future.

Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 18th - 8:49pm

Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains forecast this week complicate their efforts.

Skiers enjoy first chance at hitting Brighton slopes this season

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:45pm

Ski season is “on” in Utah.

Cottonwood Heights apartment complex catches fire twice in less than 2 weeks

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:13pm

An apartment complex in Cottonwood Heights caught fire early Sunday, causing severe damage to three apartments and displacing 10 people who live there.

Suicide leading cause of death in Utah jails

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:20pm

Of the 71 inmates who died in county jails from 2013 to 2017, more than half took their own lives and nearly half of all deaths occurred within the first seven days behind bars.

Authorities arrest inmate who escaped Beaver County Jail

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:47pm

Corrections officers are investigating how an inmate who once headbutted his cell door window so forcefully that it shattered has now managed to break out of the Beaver County Jail.

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:12pm

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

2 Utah companies featured on home renovation show ‘This Old House’ to create ‘net zero’ home

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:38pm

Vivint Solar and Orbit were featured on the 40th season of PBS favorite "This Old House" to help an architect create a "net zero" home that creates as much energy as it uses.

Police: Pleasant Grove teacher had sexual contact with 17-year-old student

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:17pm

A teacher at Pleasant Grove High School has been arrested after police say he inappropriately touched a 17-year-old student while helping him with an assignment after school.

Weber State in historic territory with back-to-back Big Sky titles, No. 2 seed in FCS Playoffs

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Nov 18th - 4:02pm

For the first time in school history, the Wildcats will compete in the FCS playoffs for three-straight years.

US-led coalition denies reports it killed dozens in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:34pm

The U.S.-led coalition denied reports that airstrikes it carried out in a part of eastern Syria held by the Islamic State group killed dozens of civilians, while opposition activists reported clashes Sunday between government forces and IS in nearby districts.

Woman assaulted while playing organ at Centerville church

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Nov 18th - 2:57pm

A person allegedly broke into a church Saturday evening and assaulted an elderly woman who was playing the organ, police said.

Utah school district eyes revamped Native American lessons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:48pm

A Utah school district is working to revamp its lessons around Native Americans to tackle stereotypes.

Have You Seen This? Magical Marvel makeup transformations

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:03pm

Watch how one woman transforms into several of "The Avengers" using only her mad makeup skills.


Can you go a week without a car in Salt Lake City?

Erica Evans, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:20pm

For several months, I’d been reporting on Utah’s clean air problem and trying to find a solution. I studied how cities like Oslo have made their air cleaner, and I looked into what Utah has tried, what has worked, and what the biggest obstacles are to real change. I concluded that there aren’t enough people like Weidmann. And I concluded that if I really wanted to see change, I had to start with myself.

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:02pm

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

Utah jumps up to No. 18/17, Utah State at No. 14/15 in latest rankings

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Nov 18th - 12:22pm

With division titles on the line, both Utah and Utah State got through the weekend with wins and another bump in the national rankings.

'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 18th - 12:12pm

"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:24am

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.


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