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Agriculture authorities hold hearings on how to implement new cannabis laws

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:44am

The state will soon be taking an uncharted path in its approaches to the regulation of CBD oil, growth of industrial hemp, and state-directed cultivated of full-strength marijuana, thanks to a busy legislative session addressing those issues.

Former UHP trooper sentenced in connection with June 2017 wildfire near Vernal

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:04pm

A former Utah Highway Patrol trooper has been ordered to serve six months in jail and pay $482,000 in restitution after officials say he intentionally started a fire while on duty last June.

Indian LDS Church members welcome President Nelson to Bengaluru

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:25pm

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in India welcomed President Russell M. Nelson Thursday to a place he says he loves.

Ceremony honors Utah World War I veterans

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:53pm

The Utah State Society of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday paid tribute to those Americans who served in the “Great War” in recognition of the sacrifice so many people made in service of their country.

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:36pm

It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser on the night she says he molested her?

Utah student walkout to honor Columbine victims, push for gun reforms

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:20pm

Utah students plan to walk out of school Friday and meet at the Utah Capitol to honor the victims of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre and to call on elected officials to enact common sense gun reforms.

Provo's Olympic rink glides forward under city-county deal

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:38pm

Leaders in Utah County say they have reached a deal that leaves the future of Provo's public ice rink as smooth as a Zamboni's trail.

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:28pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Spouses can boost early detection for melanoma patients

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:05pm

There's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: They tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced, a new study says.

6 essential Marvel movies to watch to prepare for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:32pm

Below are the essential must-watch Marvel movies to be sure you’re familiar with before strolling into the — I’m sorry — gauntlet.

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:11pm

Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island.

Allergy shots helps Utah father battle spring allergy season

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:28pm

A father of triplets can now play baseball with his kids after finding relief from his allergies.

Children's hospital practices for major earthquake aftermath

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:47pm

Volunteers and patients donned bandages and fake blood Thursday at Shriners Hospital for Children to help staff and emergency responders practice treating and evacuating children with orthopedic conditions in the event of a major earthquake.

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

David Koenig and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:24pm

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead.

Ogden Courthouse cleared after 3rd bomb threat this month causes evacuation

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:15pm

The Ogden 2nd District Courthouse was cleared Thursday evening after receiving another bomb threat on Thursday afternoon.

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:43pm

Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.

Art center helps Utahns with intellectual disabilities discover hidden talents

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:12pm

The Everest Arts and Learning Center in American Fork, which first opened in January, gives 21 people a place to take part in art, adventure and learning activities.

14 events to celebrate Earth Day in Utah

Utah.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 3:00pm

Here's a list of Earth Day events going on throughout the state to help you get into the spirit of planetary stewardship.

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 2:44pm

A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy.

What you need to know in preparing for Utah's next big earthquake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 2:01pm

In practicing "The Great Utah ShakeOut” Thursday morning, state disaster officials are hoping to prepare Utahns for the next major earthquake.

2 charged with forging signatures on Medicaid expansion ballot petition

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 1:42pm

Two men accused of forging signatures to get Medicaid expansion on the November ballot have been charged.

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