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How many gifts should a child get for Christmas? Here's what experts say

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:05pm

Whst is the ideal number of holiday gifts for a child, the number that makes a child happy, not spoiled?

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:03pm

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

Mark Huntsman re-elected chairman of the Utah State Board of Education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:19pm

Mark Huntsman and Brittney Cummins were re-elected chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, of the Utah State Board of Education Tuesday evening.

'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 12:41pm

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel's marquee superheroes.

Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview Trump

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:48am

With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleased a fresh series of attacks Sunday on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel.

Thermal-imaging cameras 'game-changer' for Unified firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:01am

The UFA just bought dozens of thermal imaging cameras that will change the way they search burning buildings, find the origins of fires and save lives.

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:16am

Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City.

Girl who died after being held at border fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:32am

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous community in Guatemala where she spent her days plodding through mud and surrounded by coconut trees.

Sunday ramp closures affecting traffic near Salt Lake airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:07am

Three freeway ramps near the Salt Lake International Airport will be closed Sunday morning and afternoon as crews conduct bridge inspections in the area.

Trade conference in Utah is like 'commercial speed dating' for business

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:38am

This week, the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, hosted a national conference in Salt Lake City in an effort to aid American businesses to increase exports to the Indo-Pacific.

University of Utah police searching for a campus robber

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public's help in finding a person who robbed a student of a brand new $2,500 computer in broad daylight. The incident happened Saturday afternoon.

Weber State drops third-straight as offense continues to sputter

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:02pm

The Wildcats fall to Utah Valley at home on the heels of losses to Fresno State and Utah State.

Merrill with 16 points, Utah State buries Alabama St. 86-48

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:01pm

Sam Merrill scored 16 points with five rebounds and five assists, leading five players in double-figure scoring, as Utah State buried Alabama State 86-48 on Saturday night.

Utah leaders, environmentalists react to Zinke resignation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:39pm

Reaction to the resignation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was mixed in Utah. Members of the state's congressional delegation were complementary, but local environmental groups expressed ironic gratitude on the news of Zinke's impending departure.

BYU basketball falls in OT classic to UNLV, 92-90 in series' first game since 2011

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:02pm

Yoeli Childs had 25 points and 11 rebounds, but Noah Robotham drained a 3-pointer with no time on the clock in overtime to lift the Runnin’ Rebels to a 92-90 victory Saturday night in the Neon Hoops Showcase at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Driver critically injured after boulder crashes through windshield

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:45pm

A Layton man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when a boulder fell off the side of the mountain and crashed through the windshield of the truck he was driving, officials said.

Despite loss, the Jazz win fans in Mexico

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:02pm

The Jazz didn't play their best game on Saturday in Mexico City, but they still likely left an impression on Mexico's NBA fans.

Audits: $53M of missile motors wrongly listed as not working

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:48pm

A Department of Defense audit found that $53 million of ballistic missile motors stored at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah were inaccurately designated as not working.

TSA expects a record number of travelers this holiday season

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:07pm

In Utah and nationwide, TSA expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season.

Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest in Salt Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:11pm

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.

Jazz go cold in Mexico in loss to Magic

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 5:52pm

The Jazz fall to 14-16 on the year with loss in Mexico City.

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