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Why dodgeball isn’t just for the schoolyard kids

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:45pm

Formal exercise at a gym or aerobics class isn’t for everyone, but there are still ways to stay active. One group is throwing it back to elementary school to remind you.

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Police arrest Vernal woman in toddler's death

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:35pm

A Vernal woman has been arrested for investigation of aggravated murder in the March 14 death of a toddler, police confirmed Thursday.

Lawsuit against Utah medical marijuana law moved to federal court

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:13pm

A legal challenge to the medical marijuana compromise bill that Utah lawmakers passed last year will now take place in federal court.

Utah Symphony music director Thierry Fischer to conclude tenure following 2021-2022 season

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:41pm

Utah Symphony music director Thierry Fischer will end his tenure after its 2021-2022 season, according to a news release.

Have You Seen This? Residents help dozens of ducks cross the road

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:30pm

Why did the chicken cross the road? Who knows. Why did the ducks cross the road? Because they can — and who’s going to stop dozens upon dozens of them?

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination

Andrew Soergel, The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:06pm

Are older workers being discriminated against on the job? The answer appears to depend on the age of the person asked.

5 fresh wedding gift ideas for young Utah couples

Minky Couture  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:00pm

Whether you’re shopping for a bridal shower, couple’s shower or the main event, these fresh, fun wedding gift ideas are the perfect way to dazzle the happy couple.

Study: Dental care improves treatment outcomes dramatically for patients with drug and alcohol addiction

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:32pm

A study published by University of Utah researchers this week has found that comprehensive dental care improves the efficacy of substance abuse treatment and improves overall mental health.

Tom Hanks says Tim Allen warned him of emotional 'Toy Story 4' ending

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:01pm

Grab the Kleenex, because it sounds like "Toy Story 4" will have you blubbering.

Tax reform can get done in special session, but must include tax cut, Utah governor says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:46pm

Tax reform can still get done in a special session, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday, but also warned that any plan that a new legislative task force comes up with may be doomed if it doesn't include a tax cut.

Utah judge orders prison for man who threatened to kill 'as many women as I see'

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:16pm

A Denver man who admitted to posting on Facebook that he would "shoot up a public place and kill as many women as I see" has been ordered to up to five years in prison.

Sen. Mike Lee says impeaching Trump would be 'huge mistake' for Democrats

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:47pm

With Democrats ramping up talk of impeaching President Donald Trump, Utah Sen. Mike Lee says it would be a "huge mistake" for the House go down that path.

The story behind Memory Grove's Meditation Chapel and its revitalization 20 years ago

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:14pm

There’s a special reverence the Meditation Chapel brings to Memory Grove. However, that wasn't always the case.

1 dead, 1 injured in Summit County head-on crash, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 11:02am

One person died and another suffered critical injuries in a Thursday morning crash in Summit County, authorities say.

Betsy DeVos releases more data on student loan debt

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:30am

The Education Department released new student loan data this week. It's part of a plan to deal with student loan debt by giving individual consumers more information about what they're likely to get for their money.

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Utah dancers on 'World of Dance' now touring with Derek Hough

Caresa Alexander Randall, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:23am

For the past few months, when dancers Alexis Warr and Charity Anderson have taken their places onstage during “Derek Hough Live!: The Tour."

No celebrating yet: Cluff, No. 24 BYU baseball set sights on WCC Tourney title, regional berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:15am

There wasn't much celebrating emanating from the 24th-ranked BYU baseball team when they clinched their first outright conference title in 30 years. Star middle infielder Jackson Cluff and the Cougars know they haven't done anything yet.

Bank CEO pleads not guilty in bid to get Trump post

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:00am

A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to a financial institution bribery charge as his lawyer said he's done nothing wrong.

Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used to

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:29am

Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to.

Police arrest man in connection with carjacking in which van was stolen with girl inside

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:18am

Police on Thursday arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a carjacking that took place last week in which a woman’s van was stolen while her toddler was still inside.

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:38am

The Pentagon on Thursday outlined proposals to the White House that would send military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran amid heightened tensions in the region. President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters before the meeting, said he was not convinced more troops are needed but would do whatever is necessary.