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Senate panel approves bill to ban all elective abortions in state

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:37am

A senate committee approved a bill to ban all elective abortions in the state of Utah — save for exceptions like rape, incest or endangered life of a mother — should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe V. Wade.

'It's just silly': Enes Kanter doesn't know why fans still boo him. It should be pretty obvious

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:16am

After all these years, is it time to bury the hatchet? Not yet. And maybe not ever.

Adjustments to medical marijuana law to be heard in Utah House

KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:46am

Members of the House Health and Human Services Committee will hear SB121, which received Senate approval on Monday.

Salt Lake City vows transparency, frugality in Olympic bid

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:04am

Leaders of a new Salt Lake City Olympic bid committee vowed Wednesday to be transparent and frugal as they design a plan based around existing venues and experience from hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics but that will also include new, modern ideas.

Vexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Matt Sedensky and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:52am

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers Thursday as a new virus troubled a mushrooming swath of the globe.

Chunk of sandstone that could contain over a dozen Utahraptor skeletons finds a new home

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:11am

On Wednesday, a big white tow truck carrying a herd of dinosaurs headed north on I-15.

Celtics hand struggling Jazz fourth straight loss

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 27th - 12:39am

The blues continue for the Utah Jazz in a 114-103 loss to the Boston Celtics. Wednesday felt different — but the result was the same.

Lori Daybell requests extradition to Idaho after judge upholds $5 million bail

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 26th - 11:27pm

Lori Daybell appeared in a Hawaiian court on Wednesday to try and lower her $5 million bail, but a judge upheld the original bail amount.

Utah's late rally falls short as Stanford holds on to claim 70-62 win

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 26th - 10:50pm

Utah erased an 18-point deficit and got within 3, but couldn’t prevail in the end as Stanford denied the Utes a comeback and their first conference road victory of the season.

Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

Lauran Neergaard and Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 26th - 10:18pm

President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat.

Convicted University of Utah groper now charged with exposing himself at gym

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 10:04pm

A man sent to prison nearly seven years ago for a series of gropings around the University of Utah has now been charged with exposing himself to women at a gym, according to police.

Utahn who caught coronavirus cleared to leave Japanese hospital after two negative tests

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:35pm

Both John Haering and his wife, Melanie, who is quarantined at Travis Air Force Base, tested negative for the COVID-19 virus.

Astronaut administers oath to 850 future soldiers

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:28pm

A group of soon-to-be soldiers in Utah began their respective military journeys Wednesday with the help of a U.S. Army astronaut traveling in space.

Utah bill to lower bigamy penalty clears House

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:53pm

A Utah bill to drastically lower the penalty for bigamy — but enhances penalties for crimes committed in concert with bigamy such as fraud and child abuse —cleared what is likely its last big legislative hurdle Wednesday.

Intermountain Healthcare offers opioid-free surgery program

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:25pm

The thought of another surgery scared Jason Zeeman, but not for the usual reasons.

A record number of Utah chefs have been named James Beard semifinalists

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:40pm

You don’t have to leave Utah to find a great meal. The James Beard Foundation announced its 2020 semifinalists Wednesday, and chefs at five Utah restaurants have made the cut for “best chef” in the mountain region.

Clearview AI has billions of our photos. Its entire client list was just stolen

Jordan Valinsky, CNN  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:01pm

Clearview AI, a startup that compiles billions of photos for facial recognition technology, said it lost its entire client list to hackers.

Utah House speaker urges teachers union to ‘consider alternatives’ to walkout

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 6:26pm

Teachers ‘walking for students,’ not out on them, Salt Lake association president says.

More than a third of military families said they have no one to ask for a favor, survey finds

Brianna Keilar and Catherine Valentine, CNN  |  Posted Feb 26th - 4:30pm

More than a third of military families who participated in Blue Star Families' tenth annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey said they have no one to ask for a favor.

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