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Ogden band Mojave Nomads breaks out of Utah

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:04pm

Indie band Mojave Nomads just landed on Billboard's list of best albums, thanks to its new EP "Phases." The band has also picked up steam by touring across the U.S., including dates at SXSW.

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AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.

Global trade experts urge Utah leaders to put politics aside for inland port, but talks remain stalled

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:32pm

After negotiations broke down ahead of a planned special session to tweak the controversial inland port authority law, a panel of global trade experts called on Utah leaders to put politics aside for the sake of the state's future.

Police: Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in South Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:28pm

A 70-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while on his bicycle, according to police.

The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:28pm

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July.

'Show Dogs' to undergo edits after uproar

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:08pm

"Show Dogs," the children's film that this week was criticized by an advocacy group over scenes that it said promoted an inappropriate and harmful message about sexual abuse, will undergo edits to remove the objectionable content, the studio said Wednesday.

Amid debate, Wyoming approves Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:48pm

A debate over whether the Yellowstone ecosystem's grizzly bear population can thrive while being hunted will be put to the test this fall after Wyoming officials on Wednesday approved the state's first grizzly hunt in 44 years.

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:47pm

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views.

Pompeo doesn't have good news on effort to free Utahn in Venezuela

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:43pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't have good news Wednesday about securing the release of a Riverton man being held in a Venezuelan prison the past two years.

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:30pm

Stand or stay out of sight.

Police: Drowsy truck driver crashes into construction zone on I-215

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:27pm

The driver of a box truck that crashed on westbound I-215 early Wednesday morning has been cited for driving while fatigued, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Utah couple charged with sexually, physically abusing foster daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:44pm

A Saratoga Springs couple was charged Wednesday with numerous felonies after police say their teenage foster daughter was sexually and physically abused for years.

Peregrine falcons set up nest in downtown SLC after 3-year hiatus

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:28pm

Wildlife officials noticed peregrine falcons had set up a nest atop One Utah Center, 201 S. Main, a little more than a week ago and the eggs could hatch any day now.

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:13pm

President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he's eager to sign a bill that would dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.

Cockroaches, other health violations force closure of SLC restaurant

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:05pm

Health department officials closed Salt Lake eatery African Restaurant Wednesday after finding cockroaches and 18 other health violations, posing an "imminent health hazard."

How the LDS Church manages its finances

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:11pm

In an article published by Bishop Gérald Caussé of the church's presiding bishopric Tuesday, he says tithing donations act as the “foundation of the financial stability of the church.”

Miller family tragedy inspires diabetes initiative with U of U Health

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:58pm

Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation is teaming up with U of U Health to launch ae three-year Driving Out Diabetes Initiative.

US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:14pm

A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill.

Utahns with Medicaid, CHIP through Molina to lose coverage in U. health system

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:04pm

Beginning Sept. 1, Utahns who get their Medicaid coverage through Molina Healthcare will no longer be insured for nonemergency services they receive through the University of Utah Health system, with few exceptions.

Mike Kennedy says 'snippet' shows he wasn't speaking for all of Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:42pm

Kennedy now says he did not apologize on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent Mitt Romney called a "religious bigot" for statements about the LDS Church and other faiths.

Man dies after collision with commercial vehicle near Kanab

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:24pm

A man died after crashing into a commercial vehicle while traveling on state Route 89 near Kanab Monday, officials said.

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