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Yellowstone bison slaughter protester pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 11:02am

A man who chained himself to a concrete-filled barrel in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughter has pleaded guilty.


Boko Haram returns Nigeria girls, warns not to put in school

Haruna Umar and Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:49am

Boko Haram Islamic extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in the middle of the night Wednesday with a warning: "Don't ever put your daughters in school again."

Final spending bill leaves out 'dreamers,' major wall money

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:36am

Negotiators on a $1.3 trillion government spending bill dropped protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants and gave President Donald Trump only a partial victory on funding for his U.S.-Mexico border wall as talks entered the final stage on Wednesday.

Briefing papers warned Trump: 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:22am

President Donald Trump was warned in briefing materials to refrain from congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, but he did so anyway, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU had better choose the right QB

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:20am

Coming off a horrible season in which quarterback play was not near good enough, BYU has to choose the right starter at the position this year. The coaching staff is sifting through several candidates and should be able to settle on a quality player.


Woman levels accusations against former MTC president

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:01am

The LDS Church is investigating a woman’s claim that a former president of the Missionary Training Center in Provo sexually assaulted her while she was a missionary there in 1984, an allegation that he denies.

Dropbox and Spotify to test demand for unicorn tech IPOs

Paul R. La Monica  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:00am

Who says unicorns aren't real?

Poll round 3: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:54am

Ain’t it sweet? We’re on to the second week of competition as we try to find the most prominent Utahn.

'We give of our resources': Herbert asks Utahns to donate to homeless fund on tax form

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:41am

To help victims of domestic violence and others in need, Gov. Gary Herbert is encouraging Utahns to donate to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund on their 2018 tax forms.

Fan gets love from 'Stranger Things' cast after classmates fail to show for his birthday party

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:20am

A young super-fan felt like he was in the Upside Down when none of his classmates showed up to his "Stranger Things"-themed birthday party— that is until Eleven herself reached out with some birthday love.

U. player takes plea in confrontation involving racial slurs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:02am

A University of Utah football player has pleaded guilty to throwing an object at a man who allegedly hurled racial slurs at him first.

See a doctor today: Same-day online scheduling is here

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:00am

Scheduling an appointment with your doctor should be a piece of cake. If you don't want to or can't wait for a future appointment, make sure to check out online, same-day scheduling.

Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:49am

The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.

Gov. Herbert signs bills to remove ill officials, fund homeless shelters

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:19am

Gov. Gary Herbert's office announced Tuesday that he has signed 136 more bills and seven concurrent resolutions, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session thus far to 325.

Election ruling draws mixed reviews from Utah caucusgoers

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:03am

Evan Boberg, a used car salesman, believes a federal appeals court made a bad decision Tuesday when it effectively allowed Utah candidates to continue gathering voter signatures to make their way onto primary election ballots.

The Triple Team: Jazz snap 9-game winning streak with loss to Hawks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:31pm

Three thoughts on why the Jazz have lost to the bottom-feeding Hawks twice this year (it's not a coincidence), the Jazz's poor defense against Dennis Schroder, and where the Jazz stand now in the playoff picture.

Motorcyclist killed in Saratoga Springs crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:26pm

A man in his 30s died after his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday night, Saratoga Springs police say.

Officer looking for truant students shoots, critically injures juvenile

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:12pm

A Granite School District officer looking for truant students shot and wounded a juvenile, who he said tried to run over him, leaving the victim hospitalized in extremely critical condition Tuesday.

Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:48pm

Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new leads as their attention shifted Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded and the discovery of another, unexploded bomb near Austin's airport.

Colorado man dies in Emery County rollover crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:13pm

A Colorado man died in a rollover crash on I-70 in Emery County Tuesday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

SLC pauses northwest quadrant development agreements, citing uncertainty with inland port bill

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:41pm

Salt Lake City leaders on Tuesday pushed pause on new development agreements in the northwest quadrant, citing uncertainty with the bill signed by the governor last week establishing an inland port authority in the city's northwest quadrant.


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