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7 takeaways from Biden's budget proposal: defense, immigration, climate

7 takeaways from Biden's budget proposal: defense, immigration, climate

Reuters  |  Posted Apr 10th - 8:16am

Here are seven takeaways from President Joe Biden's proposed federal budget, released on Friday.
FDA will evaluate Pfizer's request to allow COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 'as quickly as possible,' acting commissioner says

FDA will evaluate Pfizer's request to allow COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 'as quickly as possible,' acting commissioner says

Madeline Holcombe and Theresa Waldrop, CNN  |  Posted Apr 10th - 7:22am

The Food and Drug Administration will evaluate "as quickly as possible" Pfizer's request to expand the emergency use authorization of the drug maker's COVID-19 vaccine to include people ages 12-15 in the United States, FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock said.
Wellington police chief fired during city council meeting

Wellington police chief fired during city council meeting

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 11:48pm

Wellington Police Chief Rory Bradley was fired in a city council meeting Friday following two weeks of unpaid leave after being accused of sexually abusing a city employee.
Police arrest 37 students after hours at Corner Canyon High School

Police arrest 37 students after hours at Corner Canyon High School

Lindsay Aerts, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 9th - 10:56pm

Draper police arrested 37 juveniles last weekend who were alone during an after hours gathering at Corner Canyon High School — a problem the school district says has been happening for years.
Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean's St. Vincent

Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean's St. Vincent

Dánica Coto, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 9th - 10:10pm

An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Friday after the government ordered thousands to evacuate their homes nearby.
Officer fired at truck before driver accelerated toward deputy, police say

Officer fired at truck before driver accelerated toward deputy, police say

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 9th - 9:55pm

A man was arrested in southern Utah after police fired at his truck in an attempt to prevent him from getting away, just moments before the man allegedly tried to run over a deputy.
1 dead in Friday crash near Huntsville

1 dead in Friday crash near Huntsville

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 8:09pm

One person is dead after a crash that happened in Weber County near Huntsville on Friday morning, the Utah Highway Patrol said.
Tony Finau rebounds with 66 at The Masters, 3 shots off lead

Tony Finau rebounds with 66 at The Masters, 3 shots off lead

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 7:38pm

Finau shot 6-under-par 66 to shoot two dozen spots up the leaderboard, finishing with a two-day total of 4-under 140 and just three shots off leader Justin Rose ahead of the weekend.
Arianne Brown: Raising teens and toddlers together is hard

Arianne Brown: Raising teens and toddlers together is hard

Arianne Brown, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Apr 9th - 7:35pm

As a mom of teens and toddlers at the same time, I often question my life decisions. Teens and toddlers under one roof don't mix — or do they?
Police identify man killed in Kane County crash on Thursday

Police identify man killed in Kane County crash on Thursday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 7:16pm

One man is dead after a crash in Big Water on Thursday, Utah Highway Patrol said.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox's approval ratings still climbing — across party lines

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox's approval ratings still climbing — across party lines

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 9th - 7:01pm

Gov. Spencer Cox's job approval ratings are still climbing, from Republicans and Democrats alike.
Have You Seen This? The paint-can drum cover of Rush's iconic 'Tom Sawyer'

Have You Seen This? The paint-can drum cover of Rush's iconic 'Tom Sawyer'

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Apr 9th - 6:19pm

Who needs a 13-piece drum kit when you have some paint cans and tape lying around?
Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah team up to better train next generation of physicians

Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah team up to better train next generation of physicians

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 5:42pm

The new program will represent a "seismic shift" in the future of health, said Dr. Michael L. Good, the dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine.
Bountiful High School reveals new mascot name following 2020 petitions

Bountiful High School reveals new mascot name following 2020 petitions

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 5:29pm

Bountiful High School Principal Aaron Hogge revealed that the Redhawks will become the new Bountiful High School mascot name beginning this fall.
Utah leaders bid farewell to Interior Secretary Haaland with warning against 'unilateral' decision

Utah leaders bid farewell to Interior Secretary Haaland with warning against 'unilateral' decision

Katie McKellar and Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 9th - 5:27pm

Utah's all-GOP delegation and state leaders bid farewell to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the third day of her whirlwind tour of two controversial national monument designations, with a call for a collaborative — not unilateral — decision.
2 arrested in West Valley shooting that prompted school lockdowns

2 arrested in West Valley shooting that prompted school lockdowns

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 9th - 5:14pm

Two men have been arrested in connection with a case of someone firing shots Thursday that forced the brief lockdown of several nearby schools.
A second season of 'Freelancers' and 2 other projects approved to film in Utah

A second season of 'Freelancers' and 2 other projects approved to film in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 4:32pm

The Utah Film Commission on Thursday announced the state greenlit three more movie and TV/streaming projects backed by some familiar names and faces for Utah audiences.
Biden creates commission to study potential Supreme Court expansion

Biden creates commission to study potential Supreme Court expansion

Andrew Chung and Steve Holland, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 9th - 3:02pm

President Joe Biden on Friday ordered the creation of a bipartisan commission to study potential reforms to the Supreme Court, including whether to expand the number of justices.
How thorough were the COVID-19 vaccine trials?

How thorough were the COVID-19 vaccine trials?

Audrey Stevenson, Phd, Mph, Msn, Fnp-bc  |  Posted Apr 9th - 3:00pm

With these vaccines prioritized and all-hands-on-deck with unlimited money and resources, they were able to be developed faster, but no steps were skipped. They were merely streamlined.
New jobs are coming to Utah as several companies expand with state tax initiative

New jobs are coming to Utah as several companies expand with state tax initiative

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 2:33pm

Four companies are partnering with the state to expand and bring up to 300 new high-paying jobs across Utah over the next 15 years.
Everything coming and going on Hulu in April

Everything coming and going on Hulu in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 2:05pm

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Hulu this month.
444 more COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths, nearly 47K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

444 more COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths, nearly 47K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 1:41pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 444 on Friday, with nine more deaths and 46,995 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Officers were justified in killing man they mistakenly thought fired at them, DA says

Officers were justified in killing man they mistakenly thought fired at them, DA says

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 9th - 1:36pm

Three police officers who fatally shot a man after he pointed a gun at them were legally justified in doing so, even though the man never fired, the S.L. County District Attorney's Office announced.
2 charged in connection with shooting at Salt Lake area convenience store

2 charged in connection with shooting at Salt Lake area convenience store

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 9th - 1:25pm

Two people have been charged in connection with a shooting at a Salt Lake area convenience store where police say a clerk amazingly escaped uninjured.
Should the statewide mask mandate end? What Utahns think

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Should the statewide mask mandate end? What Utahns think

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 9th - 12:51pm

The poll results didn't surprise Utah Senate President Stuart Adams, who suggested there's some confusion about what will happen come Saturday.
Zion National Park proposes increase to temporary shuttle ticket costs as attendance soars

Zion National Park proposes increase to temporary shuttle ticket costs as attendance soars

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 12:43pm

Zion National Park officials first instituted a temporary timed ticket system for its shuttle service amid COVID-19 concerns last year.
Boeing's 737 Max has a new problem that will ground some of the jets again

Boeing's 737 Max has a new problem that will ground some of the jets again

Chris Isidore, Gregory Wallace and Pete Muntean, CNN Business  |  Posted Apr 9th - 12:17pm

Boeing announced a new problem with the troubled 737 Max, this time, the issue is with its electrical system.
Watch: Arrest videos undercut Derek Chauvin's murder trial defense, pathologist tells jury

Watch: Arrest videos undercut Derek Chauvin's murder trial defense, pathologist tells jury

Jonathan Allen, Reuters, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 9th - 12:04pm

A forensic pathologist testified on Friday that the sheer volume of videos of George Floyd's arrest helped confirm the finding that asphyxiation by police caused his death, and not an opioid overdose, as argued by lawyers for the former Minneapolis officer on trial for his murder.
Salt Lake City School District pushing high school start times later

Salt Lake City School District pushing high school start times later

Lindsay Aerts, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 9th - 11:18am

The Salt Lake City School District's Board of Education voted this week to push start times back an hour for its high schools starting this fall.
Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50

Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50

Jonathan Landrum Jr. and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 9th - 10:48am

DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and "What!" as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family. He was 50.
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz , Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 9th - 10:34am

Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99.
Favors playing a minor role this season, but teammates had a big reason to celebrate him

Favors playing a minor role this season, but teammates had a big reason to celebrate him

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 10:01am

Derrick Favors moved into 10th place on the Jazz's all-time scoring list. For a player much more known for his defense and rebounding than his ability to get buckets, that was a special moment.
Amazon warehouse workers reject union drive in majority vote

Amazon warehouse workers reject union drive in majority vote

Reuters  |  Posted Apr 9th - 9:33am

Efforts to unionize Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama were unofficially defeated on Friday by a more than 2-to-1 margin with more than half of the ballots counted.
Utah first to test technology that logs every shot fired by police

Utah first to test technology that logs every shot fired by police

Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 9th - 8:49am

If you've never heard of Utah SB68, you're not alone. But now signed by the governor, it may completely change the way officer-involved shootings are investigated.
Here's where masks will still be required in Utah on April 10 and beyond

Here's where masks will still be required in Utah on April 10 and beyond

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 9th - 8:25am

A running list of where masks are still required after the statewide mandate expires.
Where are all the new Utah move-ins coming from? Here's a breakdown

Where are all the new Utah move-ins coming from? Here's a breakdown

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Apr 9th - 8:00am

Utah's population increased at a rate of 17.6% between 2010 and 2020, the highest rate of any state in the nation. Here's where those new faces are coming from.
How gardening this spring can be physically and mentally therapeutic amid pandemic

How gardening this spring can be physically and mentally therapeutic amid pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 9th - 7:38am

Utah's beautiful spring weather has many anxious to get outside and soak in some sunshine. One avid Utah gardener says working in the dirt benefits both her mental and physical health.
American, Russians successfully dock at International Space Station

American, Russians successfully dock at International Space Station

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 9th - 6:58am

A trio of Russian and American space travelers launched successfully and reached the International Space Station on Friday.
Donovan Mitchell scores 37 as the Jazz win 23rd straight at home

Donovan Mitchell scores 37 as the Jazz win 23rd straight at home

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 8th - 11:52pm

The Jazz smashed Portland 122-103 despite only shooting 28.6% from 3 — their 4th worst percentage of the season.
Man who said he was 'too friendly' with teen coworker charged with sex abuse

Man who said he was 'too friendly' with teen coworker charged with sex abuse

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 8th - 10:03pm

A fast-food restaurant employee in American Fork, who is also a registered sex offender, has been charged after police say he repeatedly touched a teen co-worker inappropriately.
Parents, educators tell State School Board why addressing equity, diversity in schools matters

Parents, educators tell State School Board why addressing equity, diversity in schools matters

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 8th - 9:42pm

More than a dozen parents, educators and community members addressed the Utah State Board of Education Thursday urging the board to adopt a definition of equity and to support teacher training in diversity, equity and inclusion.
'We all want pretty much the same thing,' Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says after Bears Ears tour

'We all want pretty much the same thing,' Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says after Bears Ears tour

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 8th - 9:28pm

Navajo Nation leaders called for full restoration and expansion of the Bears Ears National Monument to 1.9 million acres in a meeting with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Manchin says 'January 6 changed me' as he calls for bipartisan cooperation

Manchin says 'January 6 changed me' as he calls for bipartisan cooperation

Lauren Fox, Annie Grayer and Clare Foran, CNN  |  Posted Apr 8th - 8:38pm

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia cited the deadly attack on January 6 at the US Capitol as an event that changed his perspective on a divided Washington, saying, "You can't have this many people split to where they want to go to war with each other," as he calls for Democrats and Republicans to work together on top legislative priorities.
Registered sex offender arrested in Utah child porn investigation

Registered sex offender arrested in Utah child porn investigation

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 8th - 8:08pm

A registered sex offender who served more than a decade in the Utah State Prison was arrested Tuesday after police said they discovered child pornography on his phone.
In a year of no knocking, Jehovah's Witnesses focus on other ministering efforts amid pandemic

In a year of no knocking, Jehovah's Witnesses focus on other ministering efforts amid pandemic

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:49pm

When one thinks of Jehovah's Witnesses, most people think about individuals knocking on doors or manning carts with religious literature, which are staples of the religion's preaching methods.
Slavery and racism are sins against families, Black BYU professor shares at campus devotional

Slavery and racism are sins against families, Black BYU professor shares at campus devotional

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:11pm

"Slavery was and is a sin against the family," Ryan Gabriel said. "Without question, it is a sin to believe the color of one's skin or the cultural heritage makes one inherently better than another."
Local and international cuisine make Utah Valley a paradise for food lovers: 8 must-try options

Local and international cuisine make Utah Valley a paradise for food lovers: 8 must-try options

Explore Utah Valley  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:00pm

There are more than 28 international food cultures represented, 10 U.S. food cultures represented, and many other delicious dining experiences scattered along Utah County.
DWR dip tank clears quagga mussels off boats quicker

DWR dip tank clears quagga mussels off boats quicker

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 8th - 6:47pm

The Utah Department of Wildlife Resources demonstrated its new dip tank process to keep harmful quagga mussels away from Utah's reservoirs.
Utah's Tony Finau struggles in Masters' opening round, but he's not alone

Utah's Tony Finau struggles in Masters' opening round, but he's not alone

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 6:19pm

Finau carded four bogeys and a double-bogey on the par-4, 350-yard third hole to go along with four birdies on the course that 1992 champion Fred Couples jokingly described as "not concrete yet, but they're brown and they're going to get there fast — which, look out."
If you're — Hey! — If you're driving and texting this week, police will be looking for you

If you're — Hey! — If you're driving and texting this week, police will be looking for you

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 8th - 6:00pm

Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Wade Breur has seen just about everything when it comes to distracted drivers, from people putting on makeup to eating while driving.
Disney sets opening date for Marvel's Avengers Campus

Disney sets opening date for Marvel's Avengers Campus

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Apr 8th - 5:56pm

Soon guests will be able to walk alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes when "Avengers Campus," the new land based on the Marvel franchise, opens at Disney's California Adventure on June 4.
Biden takes executive action on guns; Stewart says president on wrong path

Biden takes executive action on guns; Stewart says president on wrong path

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 8th - 5:45pm

President Biden made some initial steps to take action on gun control issues, announcing six executive orders aiming to address the proliferation of U.S. gun violence incidents.
Jobless claims in Utah jump more that 20% for two weeks in a row, report says

Jobless claims in Utah jump more that 20% for two weeks in a row, report says

Jasen Lee, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 8th - 5:20pm

The number of people seeking jobless benefits in Utah jumped over 20% for the second straight week, according to the latest data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services.
Draper business owner says same burglar hit twice in last month

Draper business owner says same burglar hit twice in last month

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 8th - 4:41pm

A business owner was hoping Tuesday to find the burglar he believes hit his store twice within the past month.
Have You Seen This? The boomerang bowling ball

Have You Seen This? The boomerang bowling ball

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Apr 8th - 3:05pm

Somethings can't really be explained but need to be seen to truly understand. This is one of those moments.
Utah company sells overstock Amazon products at huge discounts

Utah company sells overstock Amazon products at huge discounts

Sparkfish  |  Posted Apr 8th - 3:00pm

As you browse the selection in their store, you're guaranteed to find prices that are cheaper than Amazon.
No one saves and drives a family heirloom like this Tooele family

No one saves and drives a family heirloom like this Tooele family

Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 8th - 2:36pm

It sat in a garage for decades and now a Tooele family is driving the payoff of a barn find they didn't have to go find.
483 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths, over 42K vaccinations reported Thursday in Utah

483 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths, over 42K vaccinations reported Thursday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 8th - 2:14pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 483 on Thursday, with 10 more deaths and over 42,000 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 2:03pm

Here's a look at the full list of movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April.

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