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PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:45pm

As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.

Women's marches kick off with focus on 2020 and progressive policies

Jason Hanna, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:10pm

Thousands of demonstrators are gathering Saturday for the Women's March in Washington and related rallies across the country, with many looking to channel two years of momentum and common cause against President Donald Trump into progressive policies.

Heavy rainfall brings damage to Juab County property

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:50am

Like many places in Utah, Nephi got its fair share of rain and snow this week.

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How artificial intelligence can diagnose some genetic disorders better than doctors

Erica Evans, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:41am

For parents of children with undiagnosed genetic disorders, it can be extraordinarily painful not knowing the reason for a child's symptoms — delayed speech, seizures, heart defects or extra fingers.

BYU basketball taking confidence into big road game at San Francisco

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:10am

The game that BYU basketball has had circled on its calendar all season is upon the Cougars. And the opponent won’t be perennial West Coast Conference contenders Gonzaga or Saint Mary’s.

Trump expected to make new shutdown offer to Democrats

Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:45am

Seeking a shutdown solution, President Donald Trump was expected to announce Saturday that in exchange for money for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall he was open to trading protections for young people brought to America illegally as children. Democrats have previously rejected such a deal and it was not clear whether Trump's offer would make headway

Search underway for missing skier after avalanche in Emery County

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:10am

A search is underway for a skier who went missing following an avalanche in a side canyon north of Electric Lake in Emery County on Friday.

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."

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