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America celebrates scaled-back Thanksgiving as COVID-19 surges

Reuters  |  Posted Nov 26th - 8:24am

Americans awoke on Thursday to celebrate a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic, with the Macy's parade limited to a television-only event and many families resigned to meeting on video for turkey dinner.

Utah company offers civilian body armor that is far superior to kevlar

Citizen Armor  |  Posted Nov 26th - 8:00am

Not long ago the term body armor would have felt straight out of a war movie or military-style video game. But in 2020, it's just another item on the average family's disaster-preparedness checklist.

To-go Thanksgiving meals aim to help keep those in Utah's homeless camps healthy

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 26th - 7:32am

'It's Thanksgiving with a twist — and the twist is to keep everybody healthy.'

Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 25th - 10:17pm

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.

Mother of 5 from Colorado City one step closer to being named 'The Greatest Baker of 2020'

Ariannne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 25th - 9:49pm

Mary Lou Timpson, a 35-year-old mother of five from Colorado City, Arizona, is one step closer to receiving worldwide recognition as The Greatest Baker of 2020. Voting in the latest round ends Thanksgiving Day.

Utah Business Invests In PPE Machine To Survive Pandemic Downturn

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 25th - 9:16pm

A business hit hard by the pandemic is now making a major change as it tries to stay afloat.

BYU's 'ABBA' backcourt shines in season-opening win over Westminster

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 25th - 9:08pm

The Cougars canned 18 3-pointers in rolling to victory over Division II Westminster, 108-59, in front of a small crowd of family members and former players from both teams inside the Marriott Center.

'I didn't mean it': Man charged with fatally shooting friend; state requesting no bail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 25th - 8:45pm

A man accused of shooting and killing his friend while they were pretending to be police officers was charged on Wednesday.

Fewer people planning to travel by air for Thanksgiving

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 25th - 8:19pm

Thanksgiving travel is officially underway and COVID-19 is making a huge impact on the way people are traveling this year.

Tweet on spare change generates big money for virus aid

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 25th - 7:45pm

Andy Larsen is a sports writer, but with so many games scratched during the pandemic he has spent a lot of time digging into coronavirus data and its sobering implications.

Art for hope projects bring calming message to SLC

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 25th - 6:26pm

Many Utahns are searching for hope right now. The ongoing pandemic and civil unrest left a lot of people feeling emotionally unsettled, and officials with the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City decided to do something to inspire hope.

Jordan School District to return to in-person learning after break

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Updated Nov 25th - 6:14pm

In a unanimous vote late Tuesday night, Jordan School Board members gave Superintendent Anthony Godfrey the authority to move schools online if faced with mounting COVID-19 cases or other pandemic-related issues.

2 seeking sex with children arrested in separate stings, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 25th - 5:47pm

Two men were arrested Tuesday in separate stings after police say they thought they were arranging to meet with children for sex but had instead been communicating with undercover officers posing as children.

2 Draper prisoners die after testing positive for COVID-19

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 25th - 5:36pm

The Utah Departments of Corrections says two inmates at the state Prison have died after testing positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths at the prison to nine.

Derrick Favors says 'it feels like home' to be back with the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 25th - 4:32pm

If Derrick Favors needed any confirmation that he had made the right decision to rejoin the Utah Jazz, it came almost immediately.

Hard-hit business finds relief heading into the holidays

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 25th - 4:04pm

The holiday season means more this year for many businesses hoping to make up for losses. And so far, it's paying off for Salt Lake company Modern Display that was hit especially hard by the pandemic.

Power restored to 5K people in Taylorsville following outage

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 25th - 3:41pm

Power has been restored to customers who were affected by a Wednesday outage in Taylorsville.

ICU doctor warns 'this is what you'll see at the end of your life' if COVID precautions aren't taken

Paul P. Murphy, CNN  |  Posted Nov 25th - 3:36pm

After notifying a family their loved one had died from COVID-19, ICU Dr. Ken Remy felt compelled to send a message to emphasize how critical wearing a mask, social distancing and washing your hands are to reduce the transmission.

Ski for less with Black Friday deals from Snowbasin

Snowbasin  |  Posted Nov 25th - 3:00pm

These discounts won't last long, so get your ski pass cheaper while you can.

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