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Spoelstra says the Jazz schedule is to blame and Wade leaves a message for Korver: 3 stories from Utah's win over Miami

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:32pm

Miami coach Erik Spoelstra thinks the Jazz will be fine once the rough schedule ends. And Wade has a message for Kyle Korver.

Tough times for many federal employees, new report finds

Gregory Wallace and Aaron Kessler, CNN  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:17pm

The Environmental Protection Agency's employees do not appear thrilled with the direction of their department.

SnoHub app connects homeowners with people who clear snow

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:43pm

Many people are looking to make an extra buck or two with a side gig. SnoHub is like Lyft or Uber for snow.

Jazz return home and smash Heat in Wade's final game in SLC

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:25pm

Behind a 40-point first quarter explosion, the Utah Jazz routed Miami in Salt Lake City on Wednesday night.

Haws leads BYU to third-straight win, 85-66 over Portland State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:11pm

TJ Haws scored 18 of his 30 points in the first half, and BYU cruised to its third-straight victory with an 85-66 over Portland State at the Marriott Center.

Skiing and more: Utah’s 10 best winter destinations

Utah.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:00pm

Here is the official list of our 10 favorite spots, officially, at least until the next time we sit down and have a deep, respectful conversation with Utah winters and discover another facet of their personality:

Here's how to see the brightest comet of the year

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:37pm

Stargazers will be able to see one of the brightest comets in recent memory over the next few days.

Ex-Utah church leader charged with sex abuse, lewdness involving boys

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:18pm

A former bishop in Draper was charged Wednesday with sexually abusing a boy in his congregation and being lewd around other boys. A church spokesman said the man was removed from his position after the allegations surfaced.

Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:49pm

Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016.

'Do what you’re going to do ... I’ve got nothing to say,' Utah killer tells parole board

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:33pm

A man sentenced to prison nearly 25 years ago for killing his former girlfriend apparently doesn't want to talk about his crime anymore.

9 most notable moments of Sen. Orrin Hatch's 4 decades of political service

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:00pm

A non-comprehensive, non-authoritative, non-chronological list of nine noteworthy aspects of Hatch’s long service in the Senate.

Water conservation group objects to Division of Water Resources' UTA agreement, future pipe plan

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:30pm

Not everyone is a fan of a deal reached between Utah Transit Authority and Division of Water Resources to jointly purchase land in Box Elder County for future projects.

Delta bans puppies and kittens from all its flights

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:47pm

Booking a flight on Delta Air Lines? You may have to leave your fur babies behind.

Lehi police issue warning about leaving garage doors open, accessible to thieves

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:14pm

It’s a common theme in some popular holiday movies like “The Grinch” or “Home Alone” — thieves who steal during this time of the year. And sometimes fiction is very close to reality.

Videos of exploding rock arch, hoodoos are phony, Utah authorities say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:39pm

Experts have scrutinized a pair of videos showing the alleged destruction of an arch and hoodoos in Utah, and the results are in.

Utah teen left baby in drawer after giving birth; police seeking to ID father

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:08pm

A 17-year-old girl gave birth in her home during the spring without telling anyone and then put the newborn's body in a drawer, according to court documents.

Petition seeks to change 'Deadpool' poster

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:30pm

Thousands of people are signing an online petition over a movie poster.

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Here are the 2018 Deseret News All-State football teams

Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:26pm

Follow the links for stories and lists of the entire 2018 Deseret News All-State Football Team.

New Herriman high school officially gets a name

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:02pm

A new high school, slated to open in Herriman in fall 2019, will be named Mountain Ridge High School and its mascot name will be the Sentinels, according to a statement from the Jordan School District Wednesday.

Holiday traditions and treasures abound in THE BLOCKS downtown

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:00pm

Every year THE BLOCKS — downtown Salt Lake’s Cultural Core — fills with holiday shoppers, art lovers and adventure seekers alike. If you’re looking for a little something extra to do in town, we have a few suggestions.

Ellen DeGeneres considering ending her talk show

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:27pm

Ellen DeGeneres is considering ending her run on daytime talk.

Have You Seen This? When hip hop meets opera

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:00pm

Hip hop has done crossovers with classical concertos, country music and rock music. It's about time there was a hip hop and opera crossover.

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