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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.


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,  |  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, 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.

Charges: Utah man who tried to kill two roommates faces 19 felonies

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:40pm

A man that prosecutors say was very intoxicated when he tried to shoot his two roommates — firing his handgun until it was empty — now faces a total of 21 charges, including 19 felonies.

After Khashoggi murder, Senate debates US role in Yemen

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:47pm

The Senate is debating a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Salt Lake City a 'no-brainer' choice to bid for another Olympics, Ski Utah leader says

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:57am

The longtime head of Ski Utah is convinced that Salt Lake City is going to be picked over Denver to bid for a future Winter Games by the U.S. Olympic Committee on Friday.

Charges filed against Utah man accused of taking voyeuristic videos at amusement park

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:32am

A Bountiful man accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography and voyeuristic videos of young children at Lagoon has been charged.

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz must kick it in gear soon

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:19am

For several reasons, the Jazz have not met expectations two months into this season. As the schedule becomes easier over the next several weeks, the Jazz need to make their move up the Western Conference standings or risk not making the playoffs.

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

Stephen Braun, Jeff Horwitz and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:45am

At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest supporters.

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:34am

The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.

Study: Burglars could hack smart sprinkler to disable alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:01am

Computer scientists at William & Mary in Virginia say burglars could potentially break into houses through smart home devices. Those are the products that are connected to the internet and allow people to turn up their thermostat or turn on a sprinkler through apps on their phone.

98 crashes reported in Salt Lake, Utah counties as snow falls

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:00am

As of 11 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol troopers had responded to a total of 98 crashes in Salt Lake and Utah counties since 6 a.m. KSL Traffic Center reported that those crashes are leading to delays across the Wasatch Front.

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

Barbara Ortutay, Michael Liedtke and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:33am

U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control of the House next month.

Police investigating suspicious death in Holladay

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:51am

Police are investigating a suspicious death after a naked man's body was found at Big Cottonwood Regional Park Wednesday morning, police said.

Utah medical company pays $1.6M to settle false Medicare claims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:47am

A Utah medical company has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle federal false claims allegations involving Medicare.

Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:32am

Several Utahns spoke to the Health Reform Task Force on Tuesday to decry a practice known as "balance billing."

UK's May wins party no-confidence vote, but troubles remain

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:03am

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over her Brexit deal Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.

10 surefire gifts for the health fanatic on your Christmas list

Fāv Chocolate  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:00am

Being healthy isn't always easy, but it certainly becomes simpler when healthy choices come in the form of holiday gifts. If you have a special someone in your life who is a total health nut, here are seven gifts that are sure to please.


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