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Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:12am

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Bees player buys own jersey to honor grandfather who died from cancer

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:32am

It’s not often you see a professional baseball player pay for the jersey on their back, but Salt Lake Bees pitcher Ralston Cash didn’t hesitate when he found out that money went to cancer research.

Utah Pride Center opens doors of its new 'beacon'

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:54am

The Utah Pride Center finally has a home of its own. Late Saturday afternoon, friends and supporters gathered for the ribbon cutting of its new home at 1380 S. Main in Salt Lake City, just south of Smith's Ballpark.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

'Being a nerd is maybe not so bad' — 10,000 kids see physics in motion at Lagoon

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:17am

Once every year, students from around Utah and neighboring states converge on Lagoon to put skills they've learned in school to the test and to see physics in motion during what may be the most fun day in science class.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Utah-based Savage Companies to merge with Bartlett and Company

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:49pm

Utah-based supply chain provider Savage Companies announced Wednesday it has agreed to merge with Missouri-based grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company. The new combined entity will be called Savage Enterprises.

Trial ordered in abuse death of daughter described as 'holocaust victim'

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:08pm

A couple has been ordered stand trial on an aggravated murder charge in the abuse death of their daughter, who was found so malnourished and neglected she was compared to a holocaust victim.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:26pm

Do you have what it takes to spot the real headlines amid the fake ones? Take our quiz to find out!

Salt Lake's bit part in the royal wedding? Presiding bishop of Episcopal Church elected in Utah

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:57pm

Anglophiles take note: There's a Utah connection to the royal wedding.

Saratoga Springs Police searching for missing, endangered man

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:17pm

Police are searching for a man who has been missing since May 10.

Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:46pm

Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night.

Park Service restricts fire use in southeastern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:23pm

Heightened wildfire conditions have prompted the National Park Service to impose fire restrictions at Arches and Canyonlands national parks and two national monuments in southeastern Utah.

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:01pm

Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead.

A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:59pm

The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.

Families celebrate the 'light' from premature births

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:05pm

Hundreds of Utahns walked during the March of Dimes March for Babies at Sugarhjouse Park on Saturday.

Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:53pm

Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers.

Maple Mountain High yearbook page called 'prank' and 'mistake'

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:18pm

Students at Maple Mountain High School had some pretty strong words to describe the Red Devils at Springville High School in their yearbook this year.

Tymrak's goal helps Utah Royals end homestand with 1-0 win over Houston

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:09pm

Erika Tymrak scored her first goal in a Utah shirt, and the Royals ended a four-match homestand with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash in front of 8,323 fans Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Utah teens convince lawmakers to recognize climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:31pm

A group of Utah teenagers has convinced state lawmakers to adopt a resolution that recognizes the consequences of climate change and encourages the reduction of emissions.

Utah service dogs get free 'vital' eye care

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:05pm

Whether they're guiding a visually impaired person across a street or searching in the snow for an avalanche victim, it's vital service dogs have healthy eyesight to get their job done, according to search and rescue dog trainer Marie Ginman.

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