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Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.

Safety inspections gone, but cars must still be safe, UHP warns

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:28pm

The Utah Highway Patrol wants to remind the public that while safety inspections are no longer required in Utah, drivers are still required to have a safe vehicle.

Snowstorm triggers powder day frenzy, hampers commute

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:47pm

As skiers and snowboarders rushed to the canyons to take advantage of the snowy conditions, the weather made things difficult on the roads.

Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:18pm

A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken.

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:03pm

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.

5G helps make Pyeongchang the most high-tech Olympics ever

Michelle Toh, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:45pm

Spectators at the Pyeongchang Olympics aren't just getting to watch the ultimate showdown in winter sports. They're also witnessing the most high-tech Olympic Games in history.

Utah Royals open 'uber-professional' preseason under snowy skies, indoor facility

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:01pm

Uber-professional. Those were the best words Utah Royals captain Becky Sauerbrunn had to describe the first day of preseason in the newest market in the National Women’s Soccer League.

UTA program helps officers ID riders with 'invisible disabilities'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:08pm

The Utah Transit Authority has implemented a program to train all of its transit police officers to recognize “invisible disabilities” such as autism that often influences the behavior of individuals who use mass transportation.

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 retires from profesional soccer

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

The 35-year-old outside back announced his retirement Monday morning, putting to an 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.

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