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Photos: National Puppy Day 2018

Viviane Vo-duc, and Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:45am

National Puppy Day is a day to celebrate puppy breath, fluffy puppies and all their fun antics. Browse the gallery or send in your photos to celebrate with us!


Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:37am

President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday averting a government shutdown at midnight, acting just hours after saying he was considering a veto.


Here are the 2018 Deseret News All-State Girls Basketball teams

Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:25am

Follow the links for stories and lists of the entire 2018 Deseret News All-State Girls Basketball Team.


At long last, Utah pro women's soccer team eyes franchise opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:21am

Utah’s newest professional sports franchise — the second-ever pro women’s sports team in the state’s history — will open its inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League at 5:30 p.m. MDT Saturday at the Orlando Pride.

Rugby's rise in Utah coming to peak as Warriors' inaugural season kicks off

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:19am

The Utah Warriors will open the inaugural Major League Rugby campaign next Friday, March 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium.


Chris Evans may not return as Captain America

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:02am

The actor who plays Captain America may be ready to hang up his shield.

Dixie State ends Legend Solar’s naming rights on stadium

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:44am

Following “cash flow” problems for Southern Utah solar energy company Legend Solar, Dixie State University officials have decided to discontinue the company’s naming rights of the football stadium.

'Little Rock Nine' member shares civil rights experiences with Utah students

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:29am

For students at Davis High School, the civil rights movement came to life as the first black person to graduate from an all-white school shared his experiences and advice Thursday.

French police storm supermarket, kill hostage-taker; 3 dead

Sylvie Corbet, Samuel Petrequin and Jean-paul Bonincontro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:19am

An armed man went on rampage Friday in southern France, carjacking a vehicle, shooting at police and taking hostages in an hours-long standoff at a supermarket. He killed three people and wounded others before being shot to death when French police stormed the market, authorities said.

Layton's 'Grandma Ruby,' thought to be Utah's 1st black teacher, dies at 102

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

Ruby Jewell Timms Price, a political activist, humanitarian and educator who was thought to be Utah’s first-ever black teacher, died Saturday at age 102.

Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:31am

A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family.

In Search of Safe Schools: safety top priority in Utah districts  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

School safety has risen to a top priority in nearly every Utah school district. Even before the deadly shootings at a high school in Parkland, Florida, schools were budgeting millions, retrofitting buildings and conducting safety drills.

Poll round 4: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:01am

And then there were eight. The search for the most prominent Utahn is quickly coming to an end as some of the biggest names are paired up to see who will make it to the Final Four round of the tournament.

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:03am

China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption.

3 ways to build your credit without a credit card

Rentler  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:00am

It’s easy to ignore your credit score when you're not buying a house or a car. Unfortunately, your credit score has not forgotten about you. Here are some ways to establish good credit.

Former Draper man convicted of hate crime for stun-cane assault

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:30am

A former Draper man was found guilty of a hate crime late Wednesday following a three-day civil rights trial.

Charges filed in wrong-color gang killing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:02am

A man accused in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at an early morning party — allegedly for wearing the wrong colors to a party — has been charged with aggravated murder.

The Triple Team: Offense, not defense, carries Jazz to 119-112 win over Mavericks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:51pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's offense (not their defense) pushing them over the Mavericks, the Jazz's active hands coming up with deflections and steals, and Joe Ingles' 10-assist night.

Lawsuit: Jail inmate died after staff failed to care for her

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:44pm

Salt Lake County Jail nurses and guards refused to arrange medical care for an inmate who died from complications of gastric bypass surgery, according to a wrongful death lawsuit.

Officials investigating noncredible threat at Indian Hills Middle School in Sandy

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Officials are investigating an Instagram threat to Indian Hills Middle School, but they say they have no reason to believe it’s a credible threat.

Heber City community members hold vigil for Estonian exchange student who died Saturday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Dozens of students and community members gathered at Wasatch High School on Thursday evening to remember an Estonian exchange student who died last weekend.


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