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Another explosion injures 2 in Austin, Texas; cause unclear

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:16pm

Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital Sunday night, after three package bombs detonated earlier this month in other areas of the city and killed two people and injured two others.

Senators want to know how FAA approved open-door flights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:14pm

A deadly helicopter crash has prompted New York's senators to call for an investigation into how the Federal Aviation Administration ever approved open-door helicopter sightseeing flights and tight harness systems.

Rocky Mountain Power proposes rate decrease

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:36pm

Rocky Mountain Power is proposing that utility regulators approve cost and accounting adjustments that would reduce customer bills by $6.5 million.

Children as young as 5 learning art of 3-D animation in Sandy

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:37pm

Children, as young as 5 years old, are learning how to make Disney-Pixar style 3-D animated movies at Paper Plane Productions, an after-school program based in Sandy.

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall at Florida show

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:03pm

A Cirque du Soleil performer died after his hand slipped off the double rings and he fell 20 feet during a performance in Florida, police and the entertainment company said Sunday.

RSL veteran Chris Wingert gets heroes sendoff from 'second home'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 7:31pm

With his career with Real Salt Lake over following a video tribute and a standing ovation from the announced crowd of 16,334 fans during a snow-covered 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls, Wingert exited the pitch one last time.

Survivors of school shooting take gun control message abroad

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 6:30pm

Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience.

Utah researchers find cortisol may exacerbate endometrial cancers

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 5:48pm

Researchers at the University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute publish unique findings on endometrial cancer in an international journal. The research may point to why some cancers are more aggressive than others.

Rescuers honored after man suffers severe heart attack in Grand Teton National Park

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 5:14pm

An Idaho Falls man is lucky to be alive after suffering a severe heart attack while backcountry skiing with his wife and friends.

Several homes, cars hit in West Jordan drive-by shooting; no injuries

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 4:39pm

No one was injured in an early morning drive-by shooting near 5500 W. and 6885 South in West Jordan, officials report.

Officials identify man who died after being hit by multiple cars on I-15

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 4:06pm

Officials have identified a man who died Saturday morning after crashing his car on I-15, running out of the car and ultimately getting struck by several vehicles.

US February housing starts fell 7% after January surge

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 3:33pm

U.S. homebuilders broke ground on fewer apartment complexes in February, causing overall housing starts to fall 7 percent.

Should teenagers have smartphones? Utah teacher weighs in on viral social media post

Ashley Imlay  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 2:47pm

The latest batch of teens, otherwise known as Gen Z, is maturing in a world where most of them have a smartphone and social media is right at their fingertips 24/7. What are they really doing when their eyes are glued to the screen?

Have You Seen This? Ditching fidget spinner trend with Rube Goldberg

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 2:02pm

Say goodbye to the fidget spinner trend with the beauty of a Rube Goldberg machine.

'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:18pm

Not since "Avatar" has a box-office hit had the kind of staying power of "Black Panther." Ryan Coogler's comic-book sensation on Sunday became the first film since James Cameron's 2009 smash to top the weekend box office five straight weekends.

Trump's opioid plan to include possible death penalty for high-volume drug dealers

Dan Merica, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:15pm

President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country's opioid epidemic on Monday that will likely include stiffer penalties for high intensity drug traffickers, including the possibility of the death penalty.


A conversation with Gail Miller about faith, family and the true meaning of wealth

Morgan Jones, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:35pm

Gail Miller is the matriarch of the Miller family.

Utah pro rugby squad blends local, international standouts for inaugural season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:58am

Farmington's Matthew Jensen gets the question almost every time he goes out with his Utah Warriors teammates. “So, are you like a soccer team?”

AP Report: Kushner Companies regularly filed false documents with NYC

Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:26am

When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit.

Juab School Board member's lockdown experience called 'timely,' illuminating

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:54am

A Juab School Board member's routine visit to Red Cliffs Elementary School took a turn she didn't anticipate: a school lockdown.

Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK

Maria Cheng, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:16am

As British authorities investigate the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, there is much mystery about how exactly the brazen attack was carried out. Here are some of the unanswered questions that British officials are chasing:


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