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School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:31pm

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.

Names released in connection with fatal Evanston plane crash

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:12pm

Law enforcement officials on released the names of two people they believe died in a plane crash near Evanston, Wyoming Sunday.

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BYU's Tanner Mangum is making a comeback. Here's his approach

Dick Harmon, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:08pm

It’s a siren call Tanner Mangum will answer until it calls no more.

Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

Catherine Lucey and Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:24pm

President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.

Legislature: Animal-tethering bill stalls, vehicle-registration bill finds support

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:21pm

A bill that would do away with the requirement that motorists have vehicle registration in the car found new support, and opposition stalled a measure making it a crime to leave animals tethered.

Runnin’ Utes peaking at right time; positioned to finish near top of Pac-12

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 12:12pm

Each of the final three games comes packed with importance to Utah’s postseason hopes of claiming a top-tier spot in the Pac-12’s final regular season standings.

RSL veteran Wingert announces retirement from pro soccer

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:20am

The 35-year-old outside back announced his retirement Monday morning, putting to end a back-and-forth decision-making process on the finalization of his soccer career.

As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:59am

A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.

How to properly dispose of a US flag you can't use anymore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:00am

Since a lot of people fly an American flag on Presidents Day, here are some helpful tips for how to dispose of a U.S. flag, as well as some common misconceptions about displaying and using the flag.

Police: Man and woman rob West Jordan restaurant

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:56am

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Wingstop restaurant in West Jordan Sunday night.

Coach Kim: Is your spouse selfish?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:10am

"Lately, my wife has been acting very selfish and she gets upset if she doesn’t think I’m taking her needs into consideration when making decisions." In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some great questions to ask yourself when there are problems in your relationship.

Common Utah activities that can void your life insurance

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:00am

If you live in Utah, chances are you enjoy participating in some of the state’s incredible recreational opportunities. What you might not know is your high-octane recreational pursuits could invalidate your life insurance, if the unthinkable occurs.

Army recruiter among 6 arrested in soliciting a minor sting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:34pm

A U.S. Army recruiter in Cedar City was among six men arrested during a multi-agency operation to battle child sex crimes that wrapped up Sunday, Parowan police reported Sunday night.

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:46pm

Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:39pm

LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.

Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:14pm

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.

No survivors in plane crash near Evanston

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:04pm

A small plane crash near the Bear River left no survivors Sunday afternoon, officials report.

Salt Lake lawmaker urges restorative justice to better manage school discipline

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:43pm

A House resolution that urges the state's school system to implement restorative justice programs to better address student discipline was endorsed Friday by the House Education Committee. The bill moves to the full House for further consideration.

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:01pm

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

30-year-old Utah man killed by avalanche in Wyoming 'pseudo brother, son' to Orem family

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:59pm

Alex Marra, who died in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday, was a lifelong friend to an Orem family who considered him a "pseudo son" and "pseudo brother."

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