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Poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Lauran Neergaard and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Updated May 27th - 10:55pm

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed.

Amphitheater owner says Tooele County ‘needs to expect a lawsuit’ following public health order

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated May 27th - 10:52pm

The Tooele County Health Department issued a public health order on Wednesday to close an amphitheater slated to hold a large free concert at the end of the month. In response, the owner threatened a lawsuit against the county.

Neighbors call for change after Lehi mailman hit by car

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted May 27th - 10:33pm

Residents say they warned for years about the dangerous location of a mailbox where a mailman was hit by a suspected impaired driver on Tuesday.

Utah Port Authority’s first meeting in months went uninterrupted — thanks to COVID-19

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 9:44pm

Critics lambaste the project as one that will only damage the Wasatch Front’s air and quality of life, even as supporters argue it will actually do the opposite.

Late birdie lifts Lone Peak’s Berlin Long to 6A golf title; Lehi’s Galeai surges to top of 5A

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 9:19pm

Long’s birdie on the par-4, 359-yard 18th gave her a 6-under-par 67, the low round of the day and a Utah Section PGA Class 6A individual state title at Fox Hollow Golf Club.

SpaceX launch of NASA astronauts delayed 16 minutes before takeoff due to storm

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Updated May 27th - 9:08pm

A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

Woman says she rescued mother of puppies found on snowy mountain; rancher says she has his herd dog

MacK Jones, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 8:54pm

A northern Utah woman says she finally located an abandoned Great Pyrenees named “Grace” after searching for the dog since December in the Monte Cristo area of Cache County.

Prominent Utah child abuse survivors launch campaign to help victims ‘shine’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 8:05pm

Deondra Brown, Rabbi Avremi Zippel and Aaron Osmond serve as ambassadors for a new state program designed to empower survivors of child abuse.

How to create a strong network — even while social distancing

Nicole Carpenter, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 27th - 7:39pm

Despite the restrictions on events and large group gatherings over the last two months, the importance of building relationships and networking continues to grow. Here are four tips to build a strong business or social network, even if you aren’t meeting new people face to face.

Mia Love endorses Kim Coleman in 4th Congressional District primary

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated May 27th - 7:35pm

After toying with a run herself to reclaim the 4th Congressional District seat she held for two terms, former Utah Rep. Mia Love endorsed state lawmaker Kim Coleman Wednesday in the four-way GOP primary race.

Police arrest man charged with hate crime attack after he was released from jail in error

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 7:11pm

Nearly three months after he was released from jail in error, police have again arrested a Payson man charged for his role in an alleged hate crime attack on a black Latter-day Saint missionary.

Here's everything coming and going on Netflix in June

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 6:26pm

Here’s a look at all the movies and TV shows coming and going on Netflix in June.

Utah man charged in Tinder date killing

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 5:43pm

The man accused of killing a woman he’d met on Tinder just hours earlier was formally charged with murder Wednesday.

Davis County students cap off 'best 2½ years' with unique live-streamed commencement

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 5:15pm

Ninety-six percent of seniors graduated from the Davis School District Tuesday night. For the first time, and in large part due to the coronavirus pandemic, all 10 high schools streamed virtual commencement ceremonies on live.ksl.com.

US coronavirus deaths surpass 100K; experts say count is flawed, but close

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated May 27th - 4:38pm

The U.S. hit a tragic milestone Wednesday: 100,000 dead from the coronavirus. But is that number right?

Liquor stores move to open earlier after hours trimmed amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 4:05pm

Following a busy April for state-run liquor stores despite restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is moving to open store doors an hour earlier in June.

Police allege man’s practice of chakra on girl was child sexual abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 3:07pm

A man who claimed he was teaching a 13-year-old girl about chakra has been arrested for investigation of child sex abuse.

5 reasons Spencer Cox enjoys so much grassroots support in his campaign for governor

Cox for Governor  |  Posted May 27th - 3:00pm

Spencer Cox says he is running for governor because he believes Utah's best days are ahead. Here are five reasons Cox has garnered unprecedented support from Utah voters.

3 lured man to Tooele County and murdered him, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 2:33pm

Three men were charged Wednesday with conspiring to kill a man, luring him to a remote area of Tooele County and shooting him to death.

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