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Extremist slain after deadly rampage in southern France

Sylvie Corbet, Thomas Adamson and Renata Brito, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:57pm

A gun-wielding extremist unleashed bloodshed in a quiet corner of southern France on Friday, killing three people as he hijacked a car, opened fire on police and took hostages in a supermarket, where panicked shoppers hid in a meat freezer or ran through the aisles.


Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:53pm

President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a midnight government shutdown just hours after declaring he was considering a veto.

Homelessness in St. George: How big of a problem is it?

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:52pm

Alone with a four-month-old baby, Dana Hepworth’s only shelter was a bush to keep her and her baby warm through the nights.


China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:41pm

China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption.

Newly restored Provo Easter cross to be dedicated Saturday

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:31pm

After more than three years of planning, donations and work, an old cross that once brought different Christian denominations together every Easter has been restored and will be dedicated at its new location Saturday.

4 things to do during spring break in eastern Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:12pm

If you're looking for great spring break activities here in Utah, these spots in the eastern part of the Beehive State should definitely be on your list.

10 homes flooded in Brigham City, officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:59am

Ten homes along Box Elder Creek have flooded Friday after rain caused water to exceed the creek’s capacity, city officials said.

St. George mother arrested after 3 of 4 young children test positive for meth

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:56am

A St. George mother was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment Wednesday after three of her four young children allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine.

Photos: National Puppy Day 2018

Viviane Vo-duc, and Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:45am

National Puppy Day is a day to celebrate puppy breath, fluffy puppies and all their fun antics. Browse the gallery or send in your photos to celebrate with us!


Here are the 2018 Deseret News All-State Girls Basketball teams

Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:25am

Follow the links for stories and lists of the entire 2018 Deseret News All-State Girls Basketball Team.

At long last, Utah pro women's soccer team eyes franchise opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:21am

Utah’s newest professional sports franchise — the second-ever pro women’s sports team in the state’s history — will open its inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League at 5:30 p.m. MDT Saturday at the Orlando Pride.

Rugby's rise in Utah coming to peak as Warriors' inaugural season kicks off

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:19am

The Utah Warriors will open the inaugural Major League Rugby campaign next Friday, March 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Chris Evans may not return as Captain America

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:02am

The actor who plays Captain America may be ready to hang up his shield.

Dixie State ends Legend Solar’s naming rights on stadium

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:44am

Following “cash flow” problems for Southern Utah solar energy company Legend Solar, Dixie State University officials have decided to discontinue the company’s naming rights of the football stadium.

'Little Rock Nine' member shares civil rights experiences with Utah students

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:29am

For students at Davis High School, the civil rights movement came to life as the first black person to graduate from an all-white school shared his experiences and advice Thursday.

Layton's 'Grandma Ruby,' thought to be Utah's 1st black teacher, dies at 102

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

Ruby Jewell Timms Price, a political activist, humanitarian and educator who was thought to be Utah’s first-ever black teacher, died Saturday at age 102.

Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:31am

A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family.

In Search of Safe Schools: safety top priority in Utah districts  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

School safety has risen to a top priority in nearly every Utah school district. Even before the deadly shootings at a high school in Parkland, Florida, schools were budgeting millions, retrofitting buildings and conducting safety drills.

Poll round 4: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:01am

And then there were eight. The search for the most prominent Utahn is quickly coming to an end as some of the biggest names are paired up to see who will make it to the Final Four round of the tournament.

3 ways to build your credit without a credit card

Rentler  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:00am

It’s easy to ignore your credit score when you're not buying a house or a car. Unfortunately, your credit score has not forgotten about you. Here are some ways to establish good credit.

Former Draper man convicted of hate crime for stun-cane assault

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:30am

A former Draper man was found guilty of a hate crime late Wednesday following a three-day civil rights trial.


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