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Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard to hold campaign events in Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:57pm

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will make a campaign stop in Utah this weekend, including a day on the slopes.

Merrill, Bean help Aggies pull away from Wyoming for 5th straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:45pm

Sam Merrill poured in 26 points, and Justin Bean added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help Utah State pull away from hapless Wyoming, 78-58, Wednesday night at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum.

Utah bill to end prosecution of young children clears first hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:21pm

Brett Peterson, director of Utah’s Division of Juvenile Justice Services, listed off several notes on an elementary school-aged child who had been brought into a detention center.

BYU attempts to clarify removal of 'homosexual behavior' section from Honor Code

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:40pm

Brigham Young University has attempted to clarify changes made to the Honor Code and what those changes mean for LGBT students after the school removed the section on "homosexual behavior" from the university's code of conduct.

Appeals court declines to reduce Jeremy Johnson prison sentence

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A federal appeals court has upheld St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson’s already reduced prison sentence.

1,000-acre park, 2.8-mile bike path could soon be coming to eastern shore of Utah Lake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:01pm

The Walkara Way Project may soon bring 1,000 acres of public space aimed to increase recreational activity and put an end to a lengthy land dispute.

Dalton Nixon's ankle injury has No. 23 BYU basketball hurting before season-finale homestand

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:34pm

“Dalton’s stepped in and saved everybody else,” BYU coach Mark Pope said, “so it’s everybody else’s time to step in and save Dalton for a little while."

Provo City Council narrowly approves brewpubs for downtown, shopping centers

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:34pm

The Provo City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved a much-debated new ordinance that will allow brewpubs, restaurants that brew their own beer on-site, to operate in certain sections of the city.

Utah falsely obtained $50M in federal criminal justice grants, lawsuit says

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:11pm

Several state agencies, including the Utah Attorney General’s Office, falsely obtained more than $50 million in federal stimulus money, according to an unsealed lawsuit.

Man set house ablaze so he could take photos of fire, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:46pm

A Syracuse man who allegedly told police he was setting fires inside a vacant house so he could take pictures has been charged with arson.

'I would love to play with Drew again': Former BYU star Taysom Hill reacts to Saints QB's decision to return

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:39pm

Drew Brees is coming back to the NFL, and presumably with the New Orleans Saints. But what does that mean for Saints backup and former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill?

US Department of Transportation grants $9.4M to 11 Utah airports

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:13pm

About $9.4 million of the $520.5 million the U.S. Department of Transportation is investing in the nation’s airports will go to Utah, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced on Wednesday.

Have You Seen This? Little boy thrilled to catch fish

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:34pm

Some might want to tell that boy to clam down or to scale it back, but I think his reaction is fin-tastic.

Healthy kids: 3 ways Intermountain Healthcare is transforming children’s health

Intermountain Livewell  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:00pm

What you can expect from Primary Children's in terms of services, mental health and accessibility.

VA paid $177K to dead Tooele man found in freezer

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:59pm

Medical examiners were unable to determine a cause of death for Mathers, police said.

Utah Senate approves bill to tighten restrictions on personalized license plates

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:42pm

Following a controversial "DEPORTM" plate, State senators Wednesday approved tighter rules on what can be requested for a personalized license plate.

Jury finds Utah man guilty in hate crime attack on Mexican family

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:16pm

A Utah man has been found guilty on three counts of federal hate crimes after a jury determined he attacked a father and son at their Salt Lake tire shop because they are Mexican.

Teens investigated after police officer’s mailbox blown up

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:47pm

Police say a group of juveniles in Uintah County picked the wrong mailbox to blow up.

Senate passes bill to establish grants to mentor Utah school principals

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:18pm

The Utah Senate passed SB99 on Wednesday, legislation that creates a grant program for the training and mentorship of new and aspiring public school principals.

Arianne Brown: Lessons learned in nearly 16 years of diaper-changing

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:46pm

In my nearly 16 years of parenting, one thing has remained constant: diapers. Having honed my craft, I’d like to shine some much-needed light on this heavily loaded topic so you, too, can become a master diaper-changer — or at the very least, appreciate those who are.

Salt Lake School Board adopts updated gender inclusion policy

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:15pm

On the heels of Salt Lake City Board of Education adopting an update to its gender inclusion policies and plans for transgender students and employees Tuesday, advocates say it is key that new policies and practices foster a sense of safety and belonging.