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US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:28pm

The Trump administration on Saturday proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.

Such special teams: 3 takeaways as No. 25 BYU moves to 3-1 with win over McNeese

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:02pm

It wasn’t always pretty (did you see that first quarter?). But No. 25 BYU improved to 3-1 on the season with a 30-3 win over FCS foe McNeese State at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Couple supporting McAdams says Love misused their images for her TV commercial

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:08pm

A couple who support Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams in the contentious 4th Congressional District race were distressed to see themselves in a TV commercial for his opponent, Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah.

Gressel, Villalba help Atlanta United beat Real Salt Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:31pm

Julian Gressel had a goal and an assist to help Atlanta United beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Saturday night.

Katoa's 2 TDs help No. 25 BYU pull away from FCS McNeese State, 30-3

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:09pm

Lopini Katoa ran for 64 yards and two touchdowns, and Tanner Mangum completed 15 passes for 118 yards and a score to help No. 25 BYU pull away from FCS foe McNeese State, 30-3 Saturday evening at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Women-owned businesses increasing in Utah and nationwide

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:48pm

Female-owned business enterprises in Utah have climbed significantly. A new survey says although women own a minority of businesses overall, their share is growing.

Watchdog slams safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:57pm

Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says a federal watchdog agency that found a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have already been disrupted.

Settlements reached in Native American foster care abuse cases against church

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:18pm

Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct church foster care program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements, a lawyer said.

AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:29pm

Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter.

Have You Seen This? This ain’t your childhood marble run

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:33pm

Physics is extra fun when an incredibly intricate marble run is involved.

Report: More Utah youth getting HPV vaccine for cancer prevention

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:47pm

New federal data indicates the proportion of Utah teenagers protected by a cancer prevention HPV vaccine increased by 7 percentage points in 2017, but the state still ranks near the bottom nationwide.

Authorities: East Idaho robbery suspect shoots Bingham County deputy

Idaho State Journal Staff  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:07pm

A Bingham County deputy was hospitalized and bound for surgery Friday night after he was shot by a suspect in recent drive-by shootings and robberies in Bonneville County, authorities said.


Utah Supreme Court weighing Cottonwood Mall project referendum

Matthew Piper, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:00pm

Utah's Supreme Court heard arguments but didn't rule Friday on whether Holladay residents can vote down the Cottonwood Mall development in November, in a pressing case that both sides fear could set a harmful precedent for city land use.

Memorial soccer tournament benefiting 8-month-old who is fighting cancer

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 1:16pm

Ethan VanLeuven touched the hearts of people here in Utah — and across the country. Now his legacy is helping families through a memorial soccer tournament.

Maine officials investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:37pm

State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Oklahoma after Utah man 'headbutts' flight attendant, reports say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:48am

A Delta flight from Salt Lake City had to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City after a drunk Utah man allegedly headbutted a flight attendant, reports say.

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:12am

The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could turn on whether President Donald Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who, as Trump once asserted in a tweet, had "LIED! LIED! LIED!"

New president Tuminez takes over at Utah Valley University

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:34am

A new leader took over Utah Valley University this week.

Insurance agent stole 22 identities to forge life insurance applications, police say

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:56am

Michael Craig Nebeker was an insurance agent with Farm Bureau in St. George when he allegedly filed false applications for life insurance through four different companies. He faces 33 fraud charges.

Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:16am

North Korea's Kim Jong Un is "little rocket man" no more. President Donald Trump isn't a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard."

Fire updates: Pole Creek Fire surpasses 100K acres; Some fire evacuees return home

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:40am

Crews are gradually gaining control of two massive wildfires in Utah County that have been raging and threatening homes for several weeks.


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