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Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:06pm

Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights.

Student in custody after threatening to have gun at Vernal high school, authorities say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:08pm

A student was taken into custody and removed from a high school after authorities said he told his teacher and classmates he had a gun in his backpack Monday morning.

2 arrested in attempt to use hotel pool by impersonating officer, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:01pm

Two Cedar City men were arrested over the weekend outside Zion National Park after police say one of them tried to use a hotel pool and hot tub by impersonating an officer.

Charges: Utah man arrested after co-workers find disk full of child porn

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:19pm

A man who police say had thousands of images of child pornograpjy on an SD card was arrested after a co-worker found the card lying in the parking lot of their business, according to court records.

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screening, says study

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:48pm

The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Make Your Week: Students 'candy bomb' school; Local business pays off school lunch debt

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:30pm

It's the perfect time to get inspired by all the kind acts happening in the community.

Runnin’ Utes in precarious spot following BYU blowout loss

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:13pm

Utah has few answers as it looks to rebound amid its most difficult stretch of the non-conference schedule.

Victim of gas siphoning gives $650 in gas cards to community

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:51am

Thieves cut the gas lines on Jarad Winterton's van in November. Instead of lashing out, he decided to give back to the community by giving away gas gift cards that totaled the amount he spent on his car repairs.

How to create a company culture that works

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:37am

There's a lot of talk about workplace culture these days.

Great Clips of the Week: Donovan Mitchell goes back to school

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:01am

Before Donovan Mitchell took the Jazz to San Antonio on Sunday, he was big in town for a brief layover — and looking for a spot to watch some Friday night hoops.

Mrs. Fields Cookies settles discrimination claim for $26K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:49am

Cookie retailer Mrs. Fields will pay more than $26,000 in penalties to settle a claim that it discriminated against non-U.S. citizens authorized to work.


Are Utah's multimillion-dollar homeless efforts working? Auditors don't know due to 'poor' data

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:25am

After finding poor data and "weak" information systems, auditors determined Utah "lacks oversight and performance measures" within its homeless system, and were unable to answer legislators' questions about which programs have been working.

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:58am

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.

Hundreds of volunteers give haircuts, makeovers to refugee kids

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:30am

Sometimes a little service to get you in the Christmas spirit is as simple as a fresh coat of nail polish or a new haircut.

Stocks turn higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:04am

U.S. stocks remain volatile Monday as major indexes swung from sharp losses in morning trading to modest gains in the afternoon. Energy and financial companies are falling and technology companies are rising.

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:34am

Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed.

Trump's troubled White House in search of new chief of staff

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:02am

President Donald Trump is considering at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.

Utah food truck a big winner on the Food Network

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:43am

A Utah food truck was featured on the Food Network's "Big Food Truck Tip" and received a generous tip of $10,000.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: Do you hate the holiday season? Here's how to cope

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares some reasons you might hate the holidays and how to cope.

Comey calls on Americans to 'use every breath we have' to oust Trump in 2020

Gregory Krieg, CNN  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:43am

Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump's presidency with a "landslide" victory for his opponent in 2020.


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