33K more Utahns file for unemployment as coronavirus crisis slashes economy
Another 33,076 Utahns filed for unemployment insurance last week as the coronavirus crisis continues its stranglehold on the world economy.
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Garna Mejia, KSL TV | Posted Apr 9th - 8:20am
When the recommendation first came to stay at home and socially distance to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus, dairy farmers could keep up with demand for milk. Since then, many have been forced to dump their product.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted Apr 9th - 7:52am
Congress is rushing headlong into a conflict over the next coronavirus aid package as the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats’ proposal to tack on billions for protective gear, food stamps and support to state and local governments
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Apr 9th - 7:21am
A Tooele man who sent his iPad away to be fixed now faces felony charges after police say the repair shop found child pornography.
Kyle Dunphey, KSL | Posted Apr 9th - 6:42am
Volunteers with Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Leave It To Us are helping elderly or immunocompromised people fill grocery and errand requests.
Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | Updated Apr 9th - 6:40am
With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Apr 8th - 11:06pm
The new edition will print on Saturdays and include Sunday’s ads, according to the newspaper.
Laudy Kaouk, 1st young woman to speak at general session of Latter-day Saint conference, shares her experience
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | 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.
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.
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.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | 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.
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.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | 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.
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.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | 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.
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- Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming
- Laudy Kaouk, 1st young woman to speak at general session of Latter-day Saint conference, shares her experience
- Child pornography discovered on man’s iPad after he sent it in for repairs, prosecutors say
- Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans
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- 33K more Utahns file for unemployment as coronavirus crisis slashes economy
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