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Utah land managers investigating monolith installation, repairing damage caused by its fans

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Updated Dec 4th - 1:28pm

The Bureau of Land Management has a team assessing and repairing the damage caused by the hoards of people who flocked to the Utah monolith.

Farewell, Davis Clipper: Looking back at over 100 years of history of Davis County's local newspaper

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 4th - 1:28pm

The final edition of the Davis Clipper was delivered Friday as the local newspaper ceased operations after 129 years. Here's a look back at its legacy.

Mobile internet voting for members of Congress? The historic first votes have already been cast

Christopher Bing, Reuters  |  Posted Dec 4th - 1:13pm

U.S. lawmakers used a mobile phone app over the last two weeks to remotely cast votes for the first time, according to technologists and some involved in the process, embracing technology to facilitate an internal party leadership contest.


DA won't press charges against Salt Lake City officer filmed pushing down elderly man during protest

Graham Dudley,  |  Updated Dec 4th - 12:49pm

"Had the victim wished charges be filed, we would have done so," Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said in a statement.

COVID-19 pandemic impacting Olympic hopefuls

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 4th - 11:52am

The COVID-19 pandemic is already having an impact on those hoping to make the 2022 Winter Olympics after the U.S. Long Track Speedskating National Championships in Kearns were called off.

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing husband in drunken fight, Salt Lake police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 4th - 11:34am

A woman was arrested by Salt Lake police for allegedly stabbing her husband.

SUU administrator to advise Cox on rural issues in 'first-of-its-kind' role

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 4th - 11:11am

As he prepares to take on the newly created position of senior adviser for rural affairs to Gov.-elect Spencer Cox, Stephen Lisonbee calls it a "great honor to be able to serve."


Coastal Carolina introduced me to football. BYU made it a passion

Lottie Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 4th - 11:08am

A month before my 15th birthday back in 2005, I sat in the bleachers of Brooks Stadium in Conway, South Carolina. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were trailing 27-24, and the game had less than two minutes to go.

Map: Here's your guide to seeing holiday lights in Utah this year Staff  |  Updated Dec 4th - 10:38am

If you're ready for some holiday magic in the form of colorful lights, then we've got you covered on how to see them all this holiday season.

Pelosi cites momentum on coronavirus relief bill talks

Reuters  |  Posted Dec 4th - 10:33am

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday there was momentum behind talks on a coronavirus relief bill and that a bipartisan COVID-19 proposal could be the basis for relief negotiations.

'Merry monolith' appears in popular Utah Christmas display

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 4th - 10:00am

The world-famous "Utah monolith" may have been removed, but a new one that very closely resembles the original now stands in a front yard on Wakefield Way.

Man hospitalized after being shot in convenience store parking lot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 4th - 9:35am

Police were investigating a shooting at a convenience store parking lot in South Salt Lake Friday.

Legislature to consider bill to remove 'squaw' from Utah landmark names

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 4th - 8:50am

It's a commonly-used word on mountain peaks, valleys and roads in Utah and a new bill could remove "squaw" from those landmark names.

States plan for vaccines as daily US virus deaths top 3,100

Sam Metz and Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 8:31am

States drafted plans Thursday for who will go to the front of the line when the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine become available later this month, as U.S. deaths from the outbreak eclipsed 3,100 in a single day, obliterating the record set last spring.

Touchless tech: How the pandemic is changing the way we shop

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 4th - 8:07am

COVID-19 has changed the way Americans buy stuff. Many companies are developing contactless payment methods to meet a growing demand.

BYU's drive toward top-20 showdown with Coastal Carolina starts with equipment truck's cross-country trek

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 4th - 7:45am

By Thursday morning, the truck with all of BYU's equipment for Saturday's game was nearing a fuel stop in Kearney, Nebraska.

US job gains miss expectations in November; unemployment rate falls to 6.7%

Lucia Mutikani, Reuters  |  Posted Dec 4th - 7:20am

The U.S. economy added the fewest workers in six months in November, hindered by a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases that, together with a lack of more government relief money, threatens to reverse the recovery from the pandemic recession.

State School Board to seek $5 million-plus to enhance Utah students' broadband access

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 4th - 6:56am

With CARES Act funding winding down and COVID-19 cases spiking across the nation, a full return to in-person learning in Utah public schools may be a ways away.

$908 billion coronavirus aid bill draws conservative backing in Congress

Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell, Reuters  |  Posted Dec 4th - 6:17am

A bipartisan, $908 billion coronavirus aid plan gained momentum in the U.S. Congress on Thursday as conservative lawmakers expressed their support and Senate and House of Representatives leaders huddled.


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