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Should Utah taxpayers get a sales tax or income tax cut? Governor and legislative leaders don't agree

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:30am

Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders see eye to eye about broadening Utah's sales tax base to include some still-to-be specified services — but not on where the 2019 Legislature should cut taxes.

Au pair, nanny or daycare: what's the difference?

Go Go Pair  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:00am

When it comes to someone caring for your child, you want the right fit.

Good vs Evil: How heroes and villains affect the food you buy

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:50am

BYU researcher Tamara Masters has found that people are willing to pay more for vice foods — like ice cream, cookies, and other unhealthy snacks — when the packaging is labeled with a superhero.

Delta CEO touts service improvements on the horizon as Salt Lake airport expands

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:16am

As Salt Lake International Airport undergoes a massive $3.6 billion redevelopment, the leader of the nation's second-largest air carrier is touting improved passenger experiences on the ground and in the air when the new facility comes online.

Jazz not satisfied with how they finished blowout win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:31am

Quin Snyder was asked one question at his postgame press conference. His answer revealed a lot.

Weber County commissioners discuss financial fears with Sen. Romney

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:10pm

After four weeks, the frightening impacts of the federal government shutdown continue to intensify for workers who are not getting paid. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney today talked with several Weber County commissioners about legitimate financial fears among families in their community.

Jazz smoke Cavs in Hood and Burks' return

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:22pm

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert lead the Jazz to their sixth straight win.

Utah politicians remain mixed over US involvement in Syria after recent attack

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:11pm

Wednesday’s suicide bombing attack that killed four Americans in Syria didn't change the minds of three Utah politicians in Washington who either spoke out for or against the decision to pull troops from the country.

Utah officials discuss hate crime legislation and obstacles faced by Latinos in Utah

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:38pm

A hate crime in Utah this past December prompted Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox to meet with the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City on Jan. 14. They sought to address negative rhetoric impacting Utah’s Latino populations.

What parents need to know about 'Glass'

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:04pm

While it’s a comic books-inspired movie, "Glass" is clearly aimed at an adult audience.

More than 30 birds in Springville may have been killed by a pellet gun

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:32pm

More than 30 dead ducks and geese were discovered along Spring Creek Place Road in Springville on Monday. A concerned citizen called to report the incident to local conservation officers, who found a mix of dead domestic and wild birds.

West Valley man involved in Nephi crash dies

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:04pm

A man injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday was taken off life support, officials said Friday.

'They believed all 6': Ex-USU football star Torrey Green found guilty of sexual assaults

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:04pm

Former Utah State football standout and NFL prospect Torrey Green has been found guilty of raping five women and sexually assaulting a sixth while he was a student at the school.

Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:44pm

The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nation's most graphic dashcam videos and added fuel to debates about race and policing and law enforcement's "code of silence."

St. George man arrested after allegedly offering girls candy

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:13pm

Police say they have arrested a man reported to have offered young girls suspicious candy and to have invited them to a party in St. George.

Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit

Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:41pm

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday.

Utah jobless rate remains at 3.2 percent

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:10pm

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month to register at 3.2 percent. Utah’s current employment level registers at 1,542,600, while approximately 49,900 Utahns were unemployed during the month.

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

David Koenig and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm

America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And some travelers had braced for the worst.

Utah’s 10 best winter activities (besides skiing or snowboarding)

Utah.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:17pm

The same cold, dry air that makes the best snow on earth also creates the perfect conditions for many other winter activities. Here are some to consider.

1 in serious condition after Bountiful apartment fire, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:52pm

One person suffered burn injuries in an apartment fire in Bountiful on Friday, officials said.

FBI links Price bank robbery to string of robberies in 5 other states

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:45pm

FBI officials believe a bank robbery in Price Thursday afternoon was committed by a man they say has robbed seven banks in six states over the past three weeks.

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